Thursday July 1st
Great American Pie Contest & Ice Cream Social Cheapside Park. Awards will be given to both professional and home-baked pies, and one for the prettiest pie. The contest and social will move to The Lexington Civic Center food court in case of rain.
Friday July 2nd
Dixieland band will perform in Gratz Park.
George Zack will conduct the Lexington Philharmonic in their annual concert celebrating independence. The concert is free and open to the public and will also feature the Lexington Singers.(Sponsored by National City Bank, Keeneland, and the Kentucky League of Cities) For more information call 859-258-3100. Transylvania University.
Saturday July 3rd
RELOCATED: Lexington Farmers Market will be held up the hill, at Maxwell and Broadway on Saturday, July 3.
Bluegrass 10,000 (Sponsored by the Division of Parks and Recreation and The Lexington Herald Leader).For more information call 859-288-2946. Downtown.
Buffalo Chase 5k road race at Riverside Park in Frankfort. Registration is on race day at 7:00am at the Buffalo Trace distillery. For more information call 502-320-1506.
Vendors on Vine both regional and commercial artisians will offer arts, crafts, clothing, balloons, and other memorabilia. Vine Street.
Food and drinks will be served, from traditional fare, hot dogs and funnel cakes to Mediterranean gyros and crab cakes. (Beer and wine will be Sponsored by Crisman Mills Winery).Vine Street.
Young Urban Professionals (Rock) Triangle Park.
Lexington Jazz Project Radisson Hotel.
The Swing Masters (Big Band) Financial Center.
The Colonels Choice (Dixieland Jazz) PNC Bank.
The Lexington Brass Quintet 147 W. Vine Street.
The Mountain Echoes (Old Time Mountain Music) Transit Center.
Emily Hagihara (Rock) Phoenix Park.
All-Star High School Step Team Corner of Mill & Vine.
Lori OConnor (Acoustic Folk Rock) Courthouse on Main.
Grupo Balanca (Brazilian Martial Arts) Corner of Mill & Vine.
Phyllidias Desert Dancers (Belly Dancers) PNC Bank.
Standing Formation (Gospel Quartet) 147 W. Vine Street.
Wheelhorse (Country Rock) Phoenix Park.
The Jazz Arts Foundation Youth Ensemble (Big Band) Transit Center.
David Hummel Octet (Jazz) Triangle Park.
The Dixiecats (Dixieland Jazz) Radisson Hotel.
The Lexington Concert Band Financial Center.
The Bluegrass Dulcimer Club Corner of Mill & Vine.
Three-Part Harmony (Bluegrass/Country/Folk) Courthouse on Main.
Waiters Race (Sponsored by Bluegrass Towing Inc.) Phoenix Park.
Reading of the Declaration of Independence. Old Courthouse Steps
Shade (Rhythm & Blues) PNC Bank.
Corey Cross (Pop/R&B) 147 W. Vine Street.
UK Swing Dance Club Financial Center.
The Wheeler Dealers Square Dance Club Corner of Mill and Vine.
Hip Hop Nation Triangle Park.
Joey and the Cruisers (50s & 60s) Radisson Hotel.
Governors School for the Arts Transit Center.
Chase Austin Sommers (Rock/Country) Courthouse on Main.
The Wizards of Dance (Clogging) Financial Center.
Gospel Diamonds (Gospel Quartet) PNC Bank.
Hollow Wood (Bluegrass) 147 W. Vine Street.
Ulysses (Rock) Phoenix Park.
The Fourth of July Parade will commence through downtown streets featuring the Lexington Community Marching Band. Downtown.
Summer Melts Faster (Rock) Phoenix Park.
Stella Vees (Chicago Blues) Courthouse on Main.
Zydeco Bon (Louisiana Cajun Music) Triangle Park.
Eclipse (50s & 60s) Radisson Hotel.
A Song in the Mountain Song & Dance Troupe Corner of Mill and Vine.
The Men of Note (Big Band) Financial Center.
The Rock Stars of Soul (Rhythm & Blues) PNC Bank.
The Johnson Brothers (70s Rock) 147 W. Vine Street.
The Patti Butcher Blues Band Transit Center.
Red White and BOOM, adds a free country music concert to Lexingtons Fourth of July Festival, as well as a ten inflatable games, an obstacle course, mechanical bulls, rock walls and climbing walls, specialty police and fire vehicles, carnival games and more.(The family fun sponsored by Lexmark). The concert includes Terri Clark, Mark Willis, Mark Chesnutt, and local musicians George Molton and Kati Penn.(The concert sponsored by 98.1 The Bull and BudweiserTrue Music, other sponsors include Fifth Third Bank and Central Baptist Hospital). For more information call 859-422-1025. Cox Street Parking Lot behind Rupp Arena.
Elephants (Rock) Phoenix Park.
Lexington Fireworks Spectacular( Sponsored by M&M Sanitation, Pepsi, Bank One, and Meijer). Downtown
Friday July 2nd
Upper Street between Main & Vine 7pm until July 4th
Third Street between Upper & Mill 7pm11pm
Mill & Market between Second & Third 7pm11pm
Saturday July 3rd
Downtown sections of Main, Short, Second, Vine, Lime, Rose, Midland, Upper Church, Mill, MLK 4:30amNoon
Richmond Road between Ashland & St. Ann 7am11am
Main Street between Rose & Broadway 4:30amNoon
Rose Street between High and Second 7am11am, 2pm5pm
Midland from Main to Third Noon-4pm
Water Street between Rose & Limestone 5am11pm
Main Street between Midland & Broadway 1:30pm5pm
Broadway from High to Main Street 11am6pm
Main Street (East bound) from Jefferson to Vine 11am6pm
Vine Street between Rose & Broadway 6am9pm
Broadway between Short & High 11am4pm
Jefferson Street between High & Main 9pm11pm
Cox Street between Main & Old Frankfort 9pm11pm
Bank of the Bluegrass
300 W. Vine St. Parking Structure
Annex @ S. Broadway (across from Hyatt)
Fayette Co. Courthouse Parking Garage (enter from Barr St.)
First Security Bank on Main Street
Lexington Center Corp.
Lexington Chamber of Commerce
Lexington Financial Center
Lexington Public Library
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Govt Annex
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Govt Lot
National City Plaza