Monday, November 24, 2014

Kentucky Horse Park Closed For Thanksgiving Holiday



Lisa Jackson

Kentucky Horse Park



Park Open Normal Schedule Friday Through Sunday For Holiday Visitors

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 24, 2014) - The Kentucky Horse Park will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 26 and Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 27. The park will be open its normal schedule Friday through Sunday, Nov. 28-30, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The park is normally closed on Mondays and Tuesdays during the winter season, and will not be open Nov. 24-25 this week.  

The Showplace for Saddlebreds, the American Saddlebred Museum and Gift Shop, regularly part of the Kentucky Horse Park admission ticket, will be closed the same days as the Kentucky Horse Park.

Though the park is closed Nov. 26-27, the special holiday driving event, Southern Lights, is open every night until Dec. 31, 2014, from 5:30-10 p.m. The other holiday attractions inside the park will be open every night except Nov. 27 and Dec. 24-31. The lighted drive will be the only attraction offered Nov. 27 and Dec. 24-31. The cost is $15 per passenger car Sunday through Thursday evenings and $20 per passenger car on Friday and Saturday nights.  

Information about the Kentucky Horse Park is available at 859-233-4303, 800-678-8813 or Information about Southern Lights is available through the KHP Foundation at 859-255-5727 or at


The Kentucky Horse Park is a working horse farm/theme park and equine competition facility dedicated to man's relationship with the horse. The park is an agency of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet and hosted more than 800,000 visitors and campers, as well as 18,400 competition horses in more than 200 special events and horse shows in 2013. The park is home to the National Horse Center, which comprises more than 30 national and regional equine organizations.  Located at Exit 120, Interstate 75, just north of Lexington, the Kentucky Horse Park is THE place to get close to horses. Information about the park's programs and activities can be found online at, and on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Instagram.