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The Kentucky Horse Park hosts a diverse selection of events. On any given weekend, visitors will find some of the most fun things to do in Lexington, including horse shows, rodeos, festivals, museum exhibits, shopping and more. If you're searching for fun family things to do in Lexington, check out our event calendar below for activities that will keep everyone entertained.

Please note that while we make every effort to present accurate information on our calendar, all listings are subject to change without notice. Contact the event organizer via the information provided in the calendar listing to verify events, times, prices, dates, and venues.

Parking May Apply - $6 Daily

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August 2023

Tuesday, August 01, 2023 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, August 06, 2023 - 05:00 PM

Kentucky Horse Shows Website

 August 5th, 2022: $50,000 Kentucky Summer Grand Prix in the Rolex Stadium starting at 7pm! 

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Saturday, August 05, 2023 - 12:30 PM to 01:15 PM
Join us each month for Equine Ed: A First Saturday Lecture Series! August's featured guest speaker is equine artist, Yvonne Todd! Mark your calendar for Saturday, August 5th, 12:30 pm at the Kentucky… ...Read More

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Tuesday, August 08, 2023 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, August 13, 2023 - 05:00 PM

In 1959, the British National Pony Society and the British Show Pony Society challenged American pony riders to an international Pony Hunter Competition. First held at the prestigious National Horse…

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Tuesday, August 15, 2023 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, August 20, 2023 - 05:00 PM

A series of Hunter/Jumper competitions located in Alltech Arena, Rolex Stadium, Walnut Ring, HJ Complex, Covered Arena.

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Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, August 27, 2023 - 05:00 PM

KHJA was originally founded in 1965 as a non-profit by a group of devoted individuals. They hosted their very first "A" rated show in 1981 at The Kentucky Horse Park, where it has grown over the years…

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Thursday, August 24, 2023 - 09:00 AM to Sunday, August 27, 2023 - 09:00 AM

The APHA Eastern National Championship is a title event for registered American Paint Horses. Exhibitors will show in a multitude of disciplines such as trail, western riding, hunter under saddle, and…

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Saturday, August 26, 2023 - 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM

The Walk to Defeat ALS is the #1 way to support and fundraise for people living with ALS. Fundraising through the Walk drives bold and urgent innovation as we march together toward treatment and a…

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Tuesday, August 29, 2023 - 07:30 AM to Sunday, September 03, 2023 - 10:00 PM

The USEA American Eventing Championshipspresented by Nutrena Feeds is the annual national championships for every level of eventing from Beginner Novice to Advanced. Each September, hundreds of…

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Thursday, August 31, 2023 - 08:00 AM to Monday, September 04, 2023 - 05:00 PM


Parking fee for the Kentucky Horse Park – Parking is $6 per day or $18 for the weekend. 

Admission to Alltech Arena – Bluegrass Classic Dog Shows will charge $10. per day for admission to all dog events.…

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August 2023


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