Local events we LOVE this month
Here comes summer — with SO much to enjoy, see and do!
Here are some of the events and activities we love during the month of June, happening in Lexington and all around Central Kentucky!
June 1 – June 4
Main Street Danville, KY
World-class bands come together in what has been called “the most prominent and unusual music festival in the country.”
Come out and enjoy the 28th Brass Band Festival featuring live brass music, an Americana style Parade, Saturday night picnic, free children’s activities, a Swing Dance, Yoga in the Park, a 5 K run, and New Orleans’ style all day street party on Friday. More Info >>
June 2 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
700 Bryan Ave Lexington, KY
FREE – 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. More Info >>
Keeneland Race Track
It starts with YOU! Lace up your sneakers and join us for the American Diabetes Association’s Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes at Lexington’s Keeneland Race Course! Participants are changing the future by making a positive impact in the lives of those who are affected by diabetes, and you can too! Register for our 5K run (participants may also walk this route) and a 1-mile fun walk today and meet the RHR Step Out Team! More Info >>
June 3 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fayette Courthouse Plaza
Free registration begins at 8:00am at the Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza on Short Street and Limestone. The Family Fun Ride caters to all cycling levels and skills on two wheels. More Info >>
June 3 @ 8:00 am – June 4 @ 5:00 pm
Whether you are a gardener, a homeowner seeking new ideas or just enjoy beauty and tranquility, come out and visit some of Lexington’s most inspiring gardens. Rain or shine. Tickets may be purchased at King’s Garden Center,Michler’s, Best of Flowers, Springhouse Gardens and at the gardens on the day of the tour. Proceeds from the tour go to grants for beautification projects across the city! More Info >>
June 3 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bluegrass Green Source – 835 National Avenue Lexington, KY 40502
GREENFEST 2017 IS YOUR ONE-STOP SHOP
TO LEARN ABOUT AND CELEBRATE SUSTAINABLE LIVING IN THE BLUEGRASS!
GreenFest is the place to learn about living sustainably while having fun!
Learn something new at workshop, enjoy food, and music, take home a Rain Barrel painted by a local artist, shop amongst an array of eco friendly vendors, & much more! Rain or shine, the day will be hosted by our good friend, LEX 18’s Tom Ackerman. More Info >>
June 7 – June 10
Come out for the world’s largest showcase of the Egyptian Arabian horse! General show seating and non-ticketed activities are free with Kentucky Horse Park admission. The Egyptian Event boasts world-class halter and performance competition, superb shopping, expert-led seminars, live and silent fund raiser auctions, and fun social activities for all ages! Come feel the desert wind blowing across the heart of horse country. More Info >>