- The list below includes 109 free or cheap things to do in or near Lexington, Kentucky, including 52 different types of inexpensive activities like Breweries, Movie Theaters, Horse Races and Colleges & Universities.
- From Lexington Cemetery to Legacy Trail, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Lexington and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Frankfort, Versailles, Georgetown and Richmond.
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4029 Airport Road, Lexington, KY 40510 MoreLess Info
The Aviation Museum of Kentucky includes a 25,000 square foot indoor area with traveling exhibits and displays, and also features several aircraft located in an outside exhibit area. They offer both guided and self-guided tours.
The Fayette Mall offers guests the opportunity to shop at a variety of stores, including Forever 21 and Dick's Sporting Goods. Visitors of this site will also be able to eat at The Cheesecake Factory or watch a movie at the Cinemark 16.
Famous Kentucky candy including Old Kentucky Bourbon Chocolates, Old Kentucky Derby Mints, Chocolate Thoroughbreds, and Old Fashioned Pulled Creams take center stage at Old Kentucky Chocolates. Tour groups are even allowed to tour the kitchen where these treats are made through a prescheduled tour appointment.
Lexington's Comedy off Broadway has been called one of the top five stand up venues in the United States. With a host of stand up pioneers and occasional musical venues, the location has been entertaining locals and out-of-towners for over two decades.
As a historic theater, Kentucky Theatre is filled with classic architecture and showcases a mix of independent and blockbuster hits. The concession stand serves popcorn, and alcoholic beverages like wine and beer.
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4083 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY 40511 MoreLess Info
Located in Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, The American Saddlebred Museum, Gift Shop and Gallery is the ideal showplace for saddlebreds in Kentucky. Along with longstanding raffles, dance parties and annual art auctions, the museum established a new exhibit dedicated to Oak Hill Farm in February 2014.
The Headley-Whitney Museum offers unique exhibits centered around hand-crafted jewelry and other miniatures like dollhouses. Open daily to visitors, the grounds also feature a library, rose garden, and shell grotto.
The Red Mile is the longest standing race track in Lexington and is host to the nation's largest Saddlebred horse show each summer. It is known for its capability for group entertainment via race bets, a broad banquet facility and its historical round barn.
An eight-screen movie theater, Movie Tavern Lexington displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers self-service and mobile ticketing, stadium seating, event hosting, a bar and a full dining menu.