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May 29, 2015

Free Friday Flicks at Jacobson Park


Celebrating its 20th anniversary, this event offers a free evening of entertainment. Flicks screens newly released, family-friendly movies in an outdoor park setting. The event also features children’s games, a petting zoo, and food vendors. Guests are invited to bring picnic blankets and lawn chairs, however, no pets are allowed.


May 29         “Paddington”

June 5           “Frozen Sing-a-Long”

June 12         “Big Hero 6”

June 19         “The Lego Movie”

June 26         “Boxtrolls”

July 10          (Rain date)

Start: May 29, 2015 8:00 pm
End: May 29, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Jacobson Park
4001 Athens Boonesboro Rd, Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

June 6, 2015

LASC Annual Bike Prom


Get all dolled up and bike through Downtown Lexington to numerous stops. You’ll be given a passport to stamp at each stop that will include activities, food, and drinks. Complete the event at The Break Room where an after party (with food trucks) will be hosted. Registration is only $10 and all ages are welcome.

Day-of registration starts at 5:30 PM. The big event starts at 6 PM! 

For more information, please visit www.lasclex.org.


Start: June 6, 2015 5:30 pm
End: June 6, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: The Living Arts and Science Center
362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd., Lexington, KY, 40508, United States
Cost: $10

July 9, 2015 – September 20, 2015

Lexington Lions Club Bluegrass Fair at Masterson Station Park


This annual, regional fair sets up a variety of rides and other attractions, such as a petting zoo/pony rides for kids, beauty pageants, carnival food concessions, a Fiesta Latina, and more. 


Start: July 9, 2015
End: September 20, 2015
Venue: Masterson Station Park
Leestown Road, Lexington , KY, United States

August 15, 2015 – August 17, 2015

AFB Woodland Art Fair at Woodland Park


The 40th annual American Founders Bank Woodland Art Fair, produced by Lexington Art League and LFUCG’s Parks and Recreation, is Lexington’s largest (free) outdoor cultural event, with over 65,000 visitors coming to Woodland Park over the weekend. The event was named under Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 events, and under Kentucky Travel Industry Association’s Top 10 festivals. 

In addition to 200 of the nation’s finest juried artists and master craftsmen, the fair offers free live entertainment on the gazebo stages, hands-on activities for children in the KidZone, bike check and plenty of food and bar concessions. 

Baby care is available, as well as a free shuttle service, which will run every 10 minutes. 



Start: August 15, 2015
End: August 17, 2015
Venue: Woodland Park
Lexington, KY, United States

September 5, 2015

Shaker Village presents WaterFest

WaterFest, a new event at Shaker Village this year, will be a day of exploration, fun and learning about water. Held in conjunction with this family-friendly festival will be the Kentucky Palisades Paddle SUP (stand-up paddleboarding) race, presented by the Southern Stroke Paddle Series, at Shaker Landing. Professional, adult recreational and youth recreational races will take place on the Kentucky River. Time to be announced. Visit www.shakervillageky.org for more info.

Date: September 5, 2015
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

September 26, 2015 – September 27, 2015

Shaker Village presents HarvestFest


Shaker Village’s annual down-home harvest celebration, HarvestFest, will return this year, remaining a family-friendly event. Guests of all ages will have the opportunity to meet the farm animals, enjoy live music, climb hay stacks and bob for apples in the Kids’ Village, taste apple butter made from apples in Shaker Village’s orchard, and much more. Time to be announced. Visit www.shakervillageky.org for more info.

Start: September 26, 2015 8:00 am
End: September 27, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States
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