Welcome to Lexington, Kentucky, the Horse Capital of the World!
Lexington is the state's second-largest city, and it is a city of plentiful open spaces and mild weather. Thanks to an active list of engaging events, the residents and tourists of this city are never bored.
Kentucky Crafted: The Market is a popular event showcasing the region's handmade crafts, food, music, movies and art. Although the event is a big draw for wholesalers, the public is more than welcome to attend and purchase quality goods and enjoy a fun atmosphere.
The Lexington Opera House frequently hosts comedy shows, Broadway productions, ballet performances and local theater groups.
Horsing events take center stage in Lexington. The Kentucky Horse Park holds a number of events throughout the year. The Road to the Horse event pits horse experts against each other as they attempt to win the prestigious World Championship of Colt Starting title.