Enjoy 4th of July Events

Enjoy 4th of July Events

Lexington’s Fourth of July festivities kick off on Friday, July 1 this year with the Great American Pie Contest and Ice Cream Social at noon at Cheapside Park downtown.

The fun continues Sunday, July 3 with a patriotic music concert at 8 p.m. on the Transylvania University Morrison Lawn.

The Bluegrass 10,000 Race begins Monday, July 4 with the wheelchair division at 7:25 a.m. The 10K begins at 7:30 a.m., and the Fun Run at 8:15 a.m.

For registration information visit www.lexingtonky.gov.

The Fourth of July Street Festival will run from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. with free family fun, shopping and food vendors. The parade begins at 2 p.m. running down Main Street. Live music will take place at Cheapside Park from 7:30-9:30 p.m.

A fireworks display begins at 10 p.m. Fireworks will be launched at Alumni Drive across from the Arboretum.

Parking lots around Commonwealth Stadium will be available as a place to park and watch the fireworks.

Info: www.downtownlex.com/lexingtons-4th-of-july-festival.