Summer Fun in the Bluegrass!

There’s so much to enjoy in Lexington and Central Kentucky this month! 
Here are some of the events and activities we LOVE in July!

 

Independence Day Celebrations Across The Bluegrass

Find out where the Independence Day Celebrations are occurring in your communities across the Bluegrass! Click to read what events are near you! [ Read More ]


Other Events in July of Interest

Lexington Fourth of July Street Fair

July 4 @ 9:00 am6:00 pm
Cheapside Park Fifth Third Bank Pavilion, 251 West Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Street Festival (9:00am-6:00pm) The Parade will be at 2PM, Presented by Metro PCS along MAIN STREET Complimentary parking provided by LexPark in the following garages on July 4: The Square garage, Transit Center garage, Courthouse garage and Helix garage will be open and free to the public! (5am Tuesday, July 4 – 5am Wednesday, July 5)

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Extreme Mustang Makeover

July 6July 8
KY Horse Park, 4089 Iron Works Parkway
Lexington, KY 40511 United States
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An exciting evening of freestyle competition and adoption! All events throughout the weekend are FREE except for the finals performance where tickets can be purchased on-site.   Adult trainers, ages 18 and over, will compete in this 100-wild horse training competition with their assigned mustang in a series of preliminary classes for a spot in the Top-10 freestyle finals performance. All adult mustangs will be available for adoption after the finals performance via public competitive bid. Representatives from the Bureau…

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11th Annual SUMMERFEST Presents: The Wiz!

July 6 @ 8:00 amJuly 9 @ 5:00 pm
Woodland Park, 601 East High Street
Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Lexington’s only Outdoor Summer Theatre Experience! SummerFest is relocating to where it all began in 1982, Woodland Park! Presenting “The Wiz”. Patrons have the choice of bringing a blanket or lawn chair. Details Dates: Thursday, July 6, 2017 – Sunday, July 9, 2017 Times:Gates open at 7:00 PM, Show at 8:45 PM Admission:Adults $15; Kids 10 & under $10; $5 chair rental option   Directed by: Wesley Nelson Music Direction by: Jessica Greene Choreography by: Jaasiel Wilson THE WIZ Music…

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Night Market July 2017

July 7 @ 6:00 pm10:00 pm
Night Market, 700 Bryan Ave
Lexington, KY United States
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Night Market A monthly pop-up open air-market/street festival held on the first Friday of every month May through December.  Night Market highlights the creativity of local neighborhood businesses, artists, and nonprofits and brings people from all over the region to Lexington’s Northside. Want to know more about NoLi Neighborhood and the Night Market? Read our piece on the November 2016 Night Market here, http://news.rhr.com/neighborhood-insights-north-limestone/ 

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Triple Crown Cat Fanciers Cat Show

July 8July 9
KY Indoor Sports Complex,

More than 200 pedigree cats from around the country are expected to compete. An Agility Competition will take place both days. Top breeders will be present, pets available for adoption. There will be a vendors’ mall with many unique items for sale. The concession stand will have food and drinks available. Spectators may bring a can of cat food as a donation for the Lexington Human Society and receive a ticket for a door prize. Dates: Saturday, July 8, 2017…

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Lexington Burger Week

July 10July 16
 

Lexington Burger Week returns! Brace yourself. This year there will be 40 one-of-a-kind burgers! Each restaurant will create a $5 special burger that is not on the regular menu. Participating chefs will once again try to create the most unique burgers in town. See the current lineup here: https://www.lexingtonburgerweek.com/burgers 

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Lexington Lion’s Club Presents: THE BLUEGRASS FAIR

July 13 @ 8:00 amJuly 23 @ 5:00 pm
Masterson Station Park, 3051 Leestown Road
Lexington, KY 40511 United States
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For over 55 years the Lexington Lions Club has presented the Bluegrass Fair that raises funds for community organizations to provide vision and hearing services to people who can not afford them. Many of the events are free to explore!

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Don’t forget about recurring Bluegrass Community Events like Farmers Markets and Live Music!

 

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