June 2020 | Lexington Area Events

Special Events

US 25 Yard Sale | Throughout KY | June 4 – 6

9th Annual US 25 Yard Sale Corbin, Kentucky to Richwood, Kentucky June 4,5,6, 2020 For more information, please go to http://us25yardsale.com/ or contact Randy Coffey at 859-779-3005 read more >

400 mile sale | US 68 | June 4 – 7

4 days, 400 miles of yard sales, antiques, and collectibles from just outside Paducah (Reidland) through Bowling Green to Maysville in northern KY following Historic Highway US 68. For more information, click here.

Cancelled | Bluegrass BBQ Fest | Lexington | June 5 – 6

Join us in the heart of downtown Lexington for Bluegrass BBQ Fest 2020. June 5-6 we will celebrate the region’s best BBQ, Blues and Bluegrass along with all the fixings of a great festival in Kentucky to kick-off summer. www.bluegrassbbqfest.com

Cancelled | L& N Day | Berea | June 6

Established as a way to honor the historic 1917 L&N Depot (the only brick station still standing between Cincinnati and Knoxville), this event has become a day for train lovers of all ages! Watch working… read more >

Cancelled | Salato Sampler | Frankfort June 6, 6 pm

Salato Wildlife Education Center, 1 Sportsman Lane
Frankfort, KY 40601 . For more information click here.

Cancelled | KY River & Buffalo Trace Paddle Tour | Frankfort June 7

What better way to tour one of the top distillery’s in the world than by the river that built it? This trip includes a rental on the KY River with a guide, lunch and a tour of Buffalo Trace. We paddle as a group with the guide through Lock and Dam number 4. Were you will learn some interesting history about the area and see views that can only be seen from the river. We will then dock at Buffalo Trace and travel by vehicle to the historical grounds for a catered BBQ lunch followed by a 45 minutes tour and tasting. We then begin our return trip on the river. This will last around 4 hours. For more information, click here.

Cancelled | Festival of the Bluegrass | KY Horse Park | June 12

IBMA’s 6-Time Male Vocalist and 7-Time Vocal Group

Cancelled | Francisco’s Farm Art Fair | Midway University | June 13 – 14

Join us for the premier art fair in Midway, Kentucky. Featuring beautiful art from regional artists, delicious food, music and fun for the whole family! Presented by Midway Renaissance and Hosted by Midway University. For more information click here.

Road to the Horse 2020 | Alltech Arena, RESCHEDULED to June 18 – 21

A vision of Steven and Tootie Bland, Road to the Horse was created with passion and perseverance. Steven and Tootie were believers in a message they wanted to share with the world. The message: create a relationship which is based on a foundation of trust with the horse, and everything else can be accomplished. Fans at Road to the Horse follow the journey and witness an accumulation of a lifetime of passion and knowledge be put to the test as elite clinicians from around the world face off for the coveted World Championship of Colt Starting title. Fans witness partnerships develop before their very eyes, they witness the setbacks and witness the triumphs, as competitors build a relationship with an untouched 3-year-old American Quarter Horse which will then be put to the ultimate test, where only one can walk away with the World Championship of Colt Starting title.
Tickets on sale now: https://www.etix.com/ticket/v/12742/kentucky-alltech-arena

Woodford Reserve Bourbon Academy | June 20

Saturday, June 20, 202010:00 am – 3:00 pm$265/personSpend a full, interactive day at the Woodford Reserve Distillery with Master Distiller Chris Morris and/or Assistant Master Distiller Elizabeth McCall learning the fine art of crafting and appreciating bourbon – America’s native spirit. The day includes an extensive behind-the-scenes tour of the Woodford Reserve Distillery, an interactive demonstration of using grains to make mash, charring a barrel and tasting a variety of whiskeys. In addition, you will be guided through an exclusive Flavor Wheel demonstration that helps you identify the flavors in Woodford Reserve. A delicious bourbon-inspired lunch is included. To book your reservation, click here.

A Gathering of Descendants | Fort Boonesborough | June 20

A day to remind us of what homecomings and reunions are about with a bit of a twist. We welcome everyone who had ancestors in the area of Fort Boonesborough in the 18th century. This is a chance to learn and research with experts and authors in their fields. For more information go to www.fortboonesboroughlivinghistory.org.

Virtual KY Extreme Mustang Makeover | KY Horse Park | June 25 – 27

The Extreme Mustang Makeover returns to the Kentucky Horse Park, June 25-27, 2020. Come watch as adult and youth trainers compete for $25,000 in cash and prizes!

The mustangs that compete in the Extreme Mustang Makeover for adults are wild mares and geldings 3-6 years old that have been living in Bureau of Land Management (BLM) off-range corrals. Youth trainers will work with yearling and 2-year-old fillies and colts for the competition.

At the competition, the adult horse-and-rider duos compete in a handling and conditioning class, a pattern class and a trail class. The Top 10 adult competitors then compete in a Freestyle Finals performance, and all youth perform a freestyle as well. For more information click here.

Drive-In Concert | Wildside Winery | 5:30 pm

Wildside Winery is proud to bring you a fun way to get out of the house and have some fun, while staying safe with proper social distancing via their Drive-In Concert Experience.

Your ticket will provide you with 15 feet of space where you can park your car, pull out your lawn chairs and enjoy a live concert with local musicians.

They will be offering bottles of wine and pitchers of beer for you to purchase and enjoy while you listen. GoGo Burger and Sweet Lilu’s will be bringing all their delicious flavors as well!

Choose VIP Parking for car-side service!

Spaces are limited, so grab your ticket early!