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Lexington, Kentucky, USA

Entertainment & Events in Lexington, Kentucky

Special Events

  • Southern Lights 859-255-5727
    4089 Iron Works Parkway
    Lexington, KY 40511
    Lexington Horse Park
    Southern Lights is an exciting drive-through animated light display. Youngsters can pet reindeer and other creatures in the Petting Zoo and talk to Santa. Shop for handmade crafts, or just enjoy cookies and hot chocolate as you listen to area choirs and other entertainers. Hours are 5:30 to 10 p.m. mid-November through December. more

  • Picnic with the Pups 859-494-6728
    4201 Versailles Road
    Lexington, KY 40510
    Keeneland Race Course Gate #2
    Bring your dogs and kids for a fun day of contests, raffles, frisbee dog & obedience demos, and live bluegrass music by The Blue Dawg. This event is a fundraiser for the Bluegrass Animal Welfare League.  more


  • Kentucky Theater 859-231-6997
    214 East Main Street
    Lexington, KY 40507
    The Roman Adamesque interior is still intact in this beautifully restored movie house. The theaters still show classic, modern, and foreign films. more

  • Cinemark Woodhill Movies 10 859-269-1911
    425 Codell Drive
    Lexington, KY 40509
    Visit this theatre offering stadium seating and fantastic concessions. more

  • Cinemark Fayette Mall 859-971-0718
    3800 Mall Road
    Lexington, KY 40503
    Visit this theatre offering stadium seating and fantastic concessions. more

  • Cinemark Lexington Green Movies 8 859-271-2070
    200 Lexington Green Circle
    Lexington, KY 40503
    Cinemark offers modern, stadium seating, tempting concessions and new release movies. more

  • Regal Hamburg Pavilion 16 859-264-8341
    1949 Starshoot Road
    Lexington, KY 40509
    Features critically-acclaimed films, alternative productions, restored classics and first-run foreign movies.  more

Night Life

  • Comedy Off Broadway 859-271-JOKE
    161 Lexington Green Circle
    Lexington, KY 40503
    Comedy Off Broadway features great comedians. more

  • Austin City Saloon 859-266-6891
    2350 Woodhill Drive
    Lexington, KY 40509
    Enjoy live music and nice cold beer! Have a little bit of Texas in Kentucky! more

  • Cadillac Ranch 859-335-8800
    2320 Palumbo Drive, #150
    Lexington, KY 40509
    This hot country night club features a huge dance floor, El Toro the mechanical bull, a live DJ, and their house band "Brad Alford and Saddletramp."

  • Forte Night Club 859-268-0001
    815 East Euclid Avenue
    Lexington, KY 40502
    This dance club features DJ's playing your favorite hits from the 70's, 80's, 90's, and the best of today. They are open Friday and Saturday nights from 9 p.m. until 2:30 a.m.

  • Paulie's Toasted Barrel 859-327-3333
    517 West Main Street
    Lexington, KY 40507
    Their bourbon bar offers over 101 different types to sample. You can catch any type of sporting event on their 9 televisions and large projection screen. Live music is also featured here.  more

  • Arcadium 859-317-9712
    574 North Limestone Street
    Lexington, KY 40508
    Offers beer, games and spirits.  more

Concerts & Performances

  • Lexington Opera House, The 859-233-4567
    430 West Vine Street
    Lexington, KY 40507
    Located in the Lexington Center
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Lexington Opera House is known as one of the premiere performing arts centers in the region. Programming at the Opera House offers something for everyone: ballet, opera, children's productions, family shows, comedy, music and professional national Broadway tours.  more

  • Lexington Philharmonic 859-233-4226
    161 North Mill Street
    Lexington, KY 40507
    The Lexington Philharmonic is the only professional orchestra in Central Kentucky. Under the leadership of Music Director George Zack, the orchestra presents over 150 concerts and educational programs annually.  more

  • Lexington Ballet 859-233-3925
    161 North Mill Street
    Lexington, KY 40507
    The Lexington Ballet is the premier dance school in Central Kentucky. They provide celebrated performances of contemporary and Classical ballets. The school provides a high level of dance instruction for students. The school also offers summer classes and Open Barre & Ballet classes for adults and students ages 14 and up.  more

  • Kentucky Ballet Theatre 859-252-5245
    736 National Avenue
    Lexington, KY 40502
    Central Kentucky's only professional ballet company. This ballet company mixes The Russian School of dance with Cuban flare. The dancer's are first taught by learning serious classical ballet to produce beautiful rhythm and movement. See their website listed above to get tickets to their latest performances! more

Plays & Productions

  • Lexington Children's Theatre 859-254-4546
    418 West Short Street
    Lexington, KY 40507
    Founded in 1938, LCT is a professional, non-profit organization that creates live performances for everyone to enjoy! See their website listed above for their season schedule and tickets! more

Arts & Crafts Shows

  • Artsplace 859-255-2951
    161 North Mill Street
    Lexington, KY 40507
    A stunning Beaux Arts building, featuring a gallery showcasing Central Kentucky artists, as well as a theater for special events. The building the Artsplace is located in is a old YMCA building built in 1904. more

Festivals & Fairs

  • Festival Latino de Lexington 859-288-2925
    Courthouse Plaza
    Lexington, KY 40502
    Located at the Corner of Main Street at Limestone
    Celebrating Hispanic Cultural Month, enjoy dancing, live music, and authentic latin cuisine from 6 to 11 p.m. on Friday. Then, come back downtown on Saturday for more fun for the entire family from 3 - 11 p.m. Activities will include live music, dancing, youth activities and much more. All activities are free and open to the public.  more

Seminars & Symposiums

  • Scare Fest, The 859-576-5517
    430 W Vine St
    Lexington, KY 40515
    The Lexington Center
    A Horror and Paranormal convention with around 100 dealer booths of both genres. Will feature daily Q&A sessions, panels, seminars, contests, and movie showings.  more

Sporting Events

  • Lexington Legends Baseball 859-422-7867
    207 Legends Lane
    Lexington, KY 40505
    A class-A, minor league affiliate of the Houston Astros providing an exciting summer season of America's favorite pastime. more

  • Keeneland 859-254-3412
    4201 Versailles Road
    Lexington, KY 40510
    World-class spring and fall horse racing and live, year-round race simulcasting are featured at Keeneland, "the world's most prestigious Thoroughbred auction company." more

  • Red Mile Harness Track 859-255-0752
    1200 Red Mile Road
    Lexington, KY 40504
    The Red Mile
    Known for its red clay, one-mile track, The Red Mile is the second oldest harness track in the world. For over 130 years, harness racing's elite have converged on The Red Mile to stage some of the greatest equine battles in history. In addition to each year's showcase horse racing, The Red Mile simulcasts 365 days a year and hosts numerous horse sales, wedding receptions, holiday parties, concerts, circuses, reunions, corporate meetings and many more events.  more


  • Lexington Christmas Parade 859-231-7335
    Main Street
    Lexington, KY 40588
    Downtown Lexington
    Come watch the floats float on by and have a blast with the family! Food and drinks will be available at Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza, and Phoenix Park and then if your not ready to go home head over to the Unified Trust Company Ice Rink located at Triangle Park!


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