Discover the many sides of Lexington, Kentucky – a vibrant city with a rich history and a deep love for horses. From May 22nd to May 29th, there will be a range of events happening in celebration of Memorial Day. With something for all ages and interests, here’s a list of what’s to come during that week.

Ascent1555 Family-Friendly Carnival (May 26, 3 pm – 6 pm)

Don’t forget to note the date of the Ascent1555 Family-Friendly Carnival on May 26. The event will run from 3 pm to 6 pm and offer a range of games, street magicians, raffles, and food trucks for everyone to enjoy. This carnival is perfect for keeping children entertained and giving adults a chance to unwind. Additionally, it’s an excellent opportunity to meet and connect with other families in the area while creating lasting.

Memorial Day 5K Run (May 27, 7am)

Wake up early on Memorial Day for the annual 5K run. Whether you’re a regular runner or a novice jogger, this will be an exciting way to start the day. This is a great opportunity to support our veterans and spend quality time with family and friends as you enjoy the outdoors.

Lexington Farmers Market (May 27)

This Saturday, May 27, head over to the Lexington Farmers Market at the 5/3 Pavilion located at Cheapside Park to discover a variety of fresh produce, baked goods, and artisanal products from local farmers and craftsmen. This event takes place every week and is a great opportunity to purchase healthy ingredients for your meals, shop for unique gifts, or enjoy a relaxing walk while showing support for local businesses.

Lexington Legends vs. Staten Island FerryHawks (May 22 – May 24)

From May 22 to May 24, you can watch the Lexington Legends play against the Staten Island FerryHawks at Wild Health Field, 207 Legends Lane, Lexington, which is perfect for sports fans. Watching a live baseball game is an essential part of American culture and can be very exciting. Make sure to wear your team’s colors and bring a baseball cap to cheer for the Legends!

Hike the Red River Gorge!

For those looking for a more adventurous outing, head to the Red River Gorge in nearby Slade! This outdoor destination has something for everyone with its scenic trails and stunning rock formations. Take the time this weekend to hike, bike, or camp in this natural wonderland and experience some of Kentucky’s most captivating scenery outside in the beautiful weather forecasted ahead. Check out hike ideas either in the Red River Gorge or nearby from our previous blog article. If you are feeling adventurous, why not book a night inside a Treehouse steps away from the national trailheads? This Red River Gorge treehouse has many different options and is an exciting way to be outside while experiencing something new.

Come and explore the exciting events that Lexington, Kentucky has to offer from May 22 to May 29. Whether you’re a sports fanatic or a food lover, a resident or a visitor, a grown-up or a child, there’s something for everyone in this vibrant city. So, don’t miss out on the chance to experience the warm hospitality of the Bluegrass State!