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Summer in Lexington 2024: Four Highlights!

Lexington, Kentucky, is brimming with exciting summer events. From lively markets to vibrant parades and music festivals, there’s always something happening in this charming city of ours. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, this guide will help you make the most of your summer in Lexington by highlighting just a few key events you won’t want to miss.

Four Lexington Events for the Summer 2024

Chevy Chase Neighborhood Night Market

June 21st The historic Chevy Chase neighborhood comes alive with the Neighborhood Night Market. This event showcases local artists, crafters, and creative makers, offering a unique glimpse into Lexington’s thriving art scene. With food, refreshments, and live entertainment, this market is a must-visit for a perfect summer evening.

Bluegrass 10,000 and Fun Run

July 4th – July 7th, 7:25 AM Join one of Kentucky’s biggest annual celebrations with the Bluegrass 10,000 and Fun Run. The 48th annual race features a 1-mile fun run through downtown and Thoroughbred Park, culminating with the Bluegrass 10000 finish. The event kicks off a day of festivities, including a parade, festival, and Lexington’s Fireworks Spectacular. Even if you’re not running, enjoy local food and culture from vendors lining the streets.

Fourth of July Parade

July 4th, 12 PM Lexington’s Fourth of July Parade is a highlight of the summer. The weeklong celebration includes concerts, a 10k run, fireworks displays, and a live reading of the Declaration of Independence. Events begin as early as July 1st, with activities like an ice cream social in Tandy Park to start the festivities.

Tahlsound Concert Series

Begins July 28th Spanning from July to September, the Tahlsound Concert Series features local and traveling musicians across various genres. The season kicks off with the Lexington Reggae Fest on July 28th. Tickets are available for the festival, and more dates will be announced, promising a summer filled with music and fun.

We hope this guide helps you explore the best of what the city has to offer, ensuring an unforgettable summer experience. If you’re considering making Lexington your home, reach out to us for more information on living in this vibrant and welcoming community. We’d love to help you discover all the reasons why Lexington is a great place to live!

FAQs

What is the Chevy Chase Neighborhood Night Market? The Chevy Chase Neighborhood Night Market is an event featuring local artists, crafters, and makers. It includes food, refreshments, and live entertainment in the historic Chevy Chase neighborhood of Lexington.

When is the Bluegrass 10,000 and Fun Run? The Bluegrass 10,000 and Fun Run takes place from July 4th to July 7th, starting at 7:25 AM. It includes a 1-mile fun run and the Bluegrass 10,000 race through downtown Lexington, a 6.23-mile run.

What activities are part of Lexington’s Fourth of July celebration? Lexington’s Fourth of July celebration includes a parade, concerts, a 10k run, fireworks displays, and a live reading of the Declaration of Independence. Events start as early as July 1st with activities like an ice cream social.

When does the Tahlsound Concert Series start? The Tahlsound Concert Series begins on July 28th and continues through September. It features a variety of local and traveling musicians across multiple genres.

Where can I find more information about Lexington events? For more comprehensive guides and updates on Lexington events, you can check the VisitLEX calendar, Eventbrite, and specialized blogs like LexEats.

Is there an admission fee for these events? Some events, like the Bluegrass 10,000 and Fun Run, may have registration fees. Others, like the Chevy Chase Neighborhood Night Market and Fourth of July Parade, are free to attend. Check event-specific information for details.

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