Local events we LOVE this month
The month of May in Central Kentucky features everything from farmer’s markets to Mayfest to LOTS of Memorial Day/weekend celebration events….and so much more!
May 2 @ 2:00 pm 3:30 pm
Waveland State Historic Site: 225 Waveland Museum Lane Lexington, KY 40514
Tea is served in the mansion on fine china. All tea’s include a program, savory food and is served by period dress interpreters. Once finished with the tea, enjoy a tour of the Waveland Mansion. Reservations are required.
Big Band & Jazz, one of Lexington’s longest running and most beloved concert series, features great jazz and big band music weekly. The May and June concerts will be held at Moondance at Midnight Pass Amphitheatre in Beaumont Circle. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets for seating.
The 2017 IHSA National Championships will take place at the Alltech Arena. IHSA promotes competition for full time student riders of all skill levels, who compete individually and as teams at regional to national levels based on the principle that any college student should be able to participate in horse shows regardless of financial status, gender or riding level. Find out more »
Beverages, food from local restaurants and great music by live bands! Every Thursday through October 12th. Find out more »
FRIDAY, MAY 5 – OAKS DAY Watch and wager on the Kentucky Oaks at Keeneland! General admission and parking are free. Gates open at 9:00 a.m. ET. Patrons are permitted to picnic inside the grandstand area for this event. Tents, canopies, grills and glass are not permitted in the Paddock, Walking Ring or North Terrace. Patrons are not permitted to bring alcohol. Coolers are allowed, but are subject to inspection. Pets are not allowed. Find out more »
Festivities include live music, pony rides, food and wagering! Known as the largest Derby party in the world! Don’t miss the world’s biggest Derby Party! With over 1,000 televisions, easy access to wagering, great food, activities for the kids and more, Derby Day at Keeneland is the perfect place to view the Run for the Roses. Details: Gates open at 9:00 a.m. Patrons are permitted to picnic inside the grandstand area for this event. Tents, canopies, grills and glass are… Find out more »
May 26 – May 28
KY Horse Park, 4089 Iron Works Parkway Lexington, KY 40511
Vintage Market Days® is an upscale vintage-inspired indoor/outdoor market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, consumable yummies, seasonal plantings and a little more. Vintage Market Days® events are so much more than a flea market. Each Vintage Market Days® event is a unique opportunity for vendors to display their talents and passions in creative venues. An upscale, vintage-inspired indoor/outdoor market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, consumable yummies,… Find out more »