Festivals in Central KY

A festival is a great way to have some FREE fun with your family!  Check out this list of Great Central Kentucky Festivals!  To add a listing please email lexfun4kids@gmail.com Spring March St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival April KiteFest (Jacobson Park) Georgetown Kite and Cultural Festival May Kentucky Derby Festival (Louisville)*Thunder Over Louisville Mayfest […]

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The Nest Family Fun Day

Join family, friends, and neighbors for The Nest’s sixth annual Family Fun Day, presented by Central Bank, on Saturday, July 23rd, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Duncan Park, 529 North Martin Luther King Boulevard.  This free community event features food and refreshments provided by Independence Bank, music by DJ Stookey, professional face painting, The […]

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YMCA Back to School Rallies

Each year, the YMCA of Central Kentucky, in partnership with Fayette County Public Schools, sponsors and community partners, hosts the annual neighborhood Back to School Rallies. The rallies provide elementary, middle and high school students with free full-size backpacks and school supplies. Each site distributes supplies for all grade levels. The Back to School Rallies […]

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Cuts and Curls

The annual Cuts & Curls event gives FCPS students of all ages a confident start to the school year with fresh haircuts and hairstyles, access to community resources, and support in navigating district resources and tools.  Save the date: Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022 Make an appointment now Location: Lexington Academy of Barbering, 1132 Winchester Rd. […]

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Central KY Public School Calendars

Planning for the upcoming school year is always key to a successful year.  Learning start dates, vacations, holidays and more is important as you get ready for the start of school and plan doctor appointments, dentist visits, and vacations. Lex Fun 4 Kids has linked calendars for area schools below.  Keep in mind calendars are […]

Scary Fall Fun in the Bluegrass

There are lots of great pumpkin patches and fall festivals in the area but if you’re in the mood to be spooked check out these great events! Wicked World Scaregrounds Open September 23 – 25, 29, 30 Open Thursdays – Sundays in October 2022 also October 26 and 31. Buy tickets online *limited number available […]

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Summer Playground Days in Lexington Parks

Summer Playground Days provides safe, engaging programming in neighborhood parks in Lexington. Events are recommended for children ages 5 and up. Each day, Parks and Recreation staff will visit the parks and host a variety of engaging and educational activities. Activities include recreational sports, make and take arts and crafts, STEM projects, supervised playground play, […]

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Art Lab: Comic Book Adventure with Your Family at the Apple Store

Attention, all families: your mission is to protect Earth. You’ll imagine a story about how to keep the planet safe, then head out of the Apple Store to take photos and add drawings and stickers to your comic book on iPad. Recommended for kids ages 8–12 and their parents or guardians, who must be present […]

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Sound Explorers with the Lexington Philharmonic

In partnership with organizations throughout the Lexington community, the Lexington Philharmonic is offering FREE collaborative activities designed for people of ALL ages and types of musical abilities. Sound Explorers gives attendees at chance to participate in music improvisation and composition! Events are held at various locations around Central KY and feature a variety of music […]

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4th of July Events in Central KY

The 4th of July is a great time to celebrate with family.  With COVID – 19 concerns many communities have changed events in celebration of the 4th.  There are still some celebrations and of course you can enjoy fireworks at home as well!     If you know of one not yet listed email lexfun4kids@gmail.com **Watch for […]

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Community Food Supports

Are you looking for free meals, food pantries, or food for your children?  Find information about area food banks, free meals and snacks and more.  Central Kentucky has a variety of resources available for families in need. Food Banks Food banks are available in many communities.  Some do require a referral but some you can […]

FCPS School Bus Route Finder

Where is your child’s bus stop?  This is one of those most important questions as we head back to school.  You can find your child’s bus stop and bus number for the morning or afternoon using the bus finder.   Click HERE to head straight to the Bus Finder. You can also find instructions on how […]

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The annual Child Development Center of the Bluegrass Touch-A-Truck is a very special annual community-wide event that offers a unique opportunity for all ages to touch and explore construction vehicles, emergency vehicles and service vehicles of all sizes from organizations around the region. This year’s event will be held September 18, 2022 at the Kroger […]

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FREE Summer Meals for FCPS Kids

The 2022 summer meals program in Lexington is available to all youths under 18 years old. The child must be present to receive a meal, and they must come and eat on-site. Multiple meal curbside pickup is not available. The service dates are Mondays through Thursdays June 6-30 and Mondays through Fridays July 5-22. Fayette […]

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Lexington Juneteenth Celebrations

Juneteenth, also known as Emancipation Day, occurs annually on June 19. It is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. Juneteenth’s commemoration is on the anniversary date of June 19, 1865, when Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger led a force of soldiers to Galveston, Texas, to deliver General Order […]

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