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Be sure to contact our hotels when making your travel plans. These great hotels offer first-class service, hospitality, and rates that fit into every budget. USE KEYWORD "BREYERFEST" WHEN RESERVING FOR A SPECIAL DISCOUNT, unless otherwise noted.

Mentioning BreyerFest at the front desk will also get you a special Collector's Card of the BreyerFest 2018 Celebration horse, Brass Hat! These cards are available in limited quantities and offered on a first-come, first-service basis.

Please remember you will need your own transportation as hotels are not within walking distance of the Kentucky Horse Park

Clarion Hotel
1950 Newtown Pike
Lexington, KY 40511
BreyerFest continues after dark at the Clarion! Visit the Artisans' Gallery and Swap Meet for awe-inspiring shopping!
Rate: $115 standard rooms
Reservations: 859-233-0512

Embassy Suites
1801 Newtown Pike
Lexington, KY 40511
The beautiful Embassy Suites is located minutes away from the Kentucky Horse Park and just across the street from the Clarion Hotel. The Embassy Suites offers families an economical choice through suites that are roomy enough to share! Reservations include cook-to-order and full hot-and-cold buffet breakfast and manager's reception each evening.
Rate: $182.95 standard suite room
Reservations: 859-455-5000

Other Lexington Area Hotels

Listed by distance to the Kentucky Horse Park

Fairfield Inn & Suites
Lexington North
2100 Hackney Place
Rate: $149 standard rooms, includes hot/cold continental breakfast

Four Points by Sheraton
1938 Stanton Way
Rate: $119

La Quinta
1920 Stanton Way
Rate: $97, includes continental breakfast

Candlewood Suites
603 Adcolor Drive
Rate: $109, single or double occupancy rooms

Use code "BreyerFest 2018" when making your reservation.

Courtyard Lexington North
775 Newtown Court
Rate: $149, Standard King room

Use code "BreyerFest 2018" when making your reservation.

Residence Inn North
1080 Newtown Pike
Rates: Studio Queen Suite - $159/Studio King Suite $164/Studio Q/Q - $174/Penthouse Exec Suite - $229

Out and About in Lexington

Thinking about extending your BreyerFest vacation? There is something for everyone in Lexington and the Bluegrass area! Go to VisitLex for travel planning in and around the Lexington area.

Some of our favorite places to visit:

Old Friends
A BreyerFest Fan Favorite!
Providing a place of dignity for retired Thoroughbred champions. Visit a few former racehorses, leave having been touched by the heart of a Thoroughbred hero.

The Lexington Connection's Tour & Breakfast at Keeneland Racetrack
A BreyerFest Fan Favorite
The Lexington Connection, Inc. offers this unique tour and breakfast to BreyerFest attendees. Call for more information.

Bluegrass Hospitality Group Restaurants
Formed in 1998, BHG is home to six unique dining concepts around Lexington. Whether you're in the mood for steaks, burgers, or sushi, BHG can satisfy any craving. Make your reservations soon to be sure to dine at Malone's, Harry's American Bar and Grill, Aqua Sushi, Drake's, OBC Kitchen, or Malone's Prime Events and Receptions!

The Woodford Reserve Distillery
The only facility in the state making bourbon using the original Scottish "pot still" method. Offers exhibits on the history and heritage of bourbon, tours, lunch on the porch, and a gift shop.

The Red Mile Harness Track
The Red Mile is Lexington's oldest existing racetrack, dating back to 1875, as well as one of the nation's most respected harness tracks.

The Lexington History Museum
Ever-changing exhibits feature a wide variety of topics, from African American life in historical Lexington to horse racing to typewriters.

Nostalgia Station Toy & Train Museum
This museum exhibits antique model trains, antique toys and railroad memorabilia. The gift shop sells gauge trains and accessories.

Mary Todd Lincoln House
The home was restored to reflect the Todd family's residency with period furniture, family portraits and furnishings from the Todds as well as the Lincolns.

Old Kentucky Chocolates
Best known for its delicious Bourbon Chocolates and Bourbon Cherries, Old Kentucky Chocolates has been making candy for over 35 years.

Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill
America's largest restored Shaker community. Tours, shopping, fine crafts, Inn and fine dining.

Taylor Made
Taylor Made is an 1,100 acre Thoroughbred paradise located in Nicholasville, Kentucky. Visit the home of Astrology, Northern Afleet, Graydar, Mshawish, Not This Time, and the World's Richest Racehorse - California Chrome!The Kentucky Derby Museum

The Kentucky Derby Museum is one of the premiere attractions in the Louisville region, celebrating the tradition, history, hospitality, and pride of the world-renowned event that is the Kentucky Derby. Their mission is to ENGAGE, EDUCATE, and EXCITE EVERYONE about the extraordinary experience that is the Kentucky Derby!


For additional information on the Lexington Area, contact the Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau: 800-845-3959 or