Plan some fun this spring break in Lexington and Central KY!  FREE Fun!  Camps! Family Fun!

Spring Break

Partners for Youth Spring Break Adopt a Park
Daily April 3 – 7, 2023

1 PM – 4 PM
FREE
Valley Park & Douglass Park

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Main Event Grand Opening Week Events

Friday, March 31 at 12 pm Grand Opening Celebration – the first 200 in line receive free laser tag for a year!

Saturday, April 1 – $10 to a local charity, Arbor Youth Services, for every strike bowled.

Sunday, April 2 – FREE Big Super Fun Sundae when the family finishes in 5 minutes

Monday, April 3 – All you can play games or activities $12.99 person after 4 pm

Tuesday, April 4 – Kids Eat Free – Free kids meal when you buy an entrée ($11.99 or more) all day


Lexington Public Library
Enjoy some spring break fun with special Spring Break Activities, STEM Fun, storytimes and more!


Kentucky Children’s Garden Opens April 1, 2023


Lowe’s Build and Grow
Bunny Planter
April 1, 2023 FREE
*Pre-register online


Natural Areas Spring Break Camp with Lexington Parks and Recreation
*Pre-registration required

Monday, April 3, 2023 1 pm – 4 pm – Equestrian Camp at Masterson Station Park

Learn all about horses – how to groom them, how to saddle them, and how to safely lead a horse. Includes a brief riding lesson. This session is for children 8 – 10 years old. Registration is required. 

Tuesday, April 4, 2023 9 am – Noon – Radical Reptiles at McConnell Springs

Participants will learn about the life cycles of amphibians and reptiles while exploring McConnell Springs to find where these animals live. Students will meet live animals and learn about how they survive in the wild. Will include hands-on activities and crafts. This session is for children 5 – 7 years old. Registration is required. 

Tuesday, April 4, 2023 1 – 4 pm – Become a Hiking Pro at Raven Run Nature Sanctuary

Become a Hiking Pro: Lace up your shoes because it’s time to learn all about hiking for kids! What to pack, good trail etiquette, how to read a map, what to do if you get lost—we’ll cover everything you need to know to know about hitting the trails. We’ll also design our own walking sticks before heading out to test our skills adventuring in the park! This session is for children 8 – 10 years old. Registration is required.

Wednesday, April 5 2023 9 am – Noon – Equestrian Camp at Masterson Station Park

Learn all about horses – how to groom them, how to saddle them, and how to safely lead a horse. Includes a brief riding lesson. This session is for children 11 – 13 years old. Registration is required. 

Wednesday, April 5, 2023 10 am – 11:30 am – Raven Run Scavenger Hunt

Join park staff on a guided scavenger hunt around the historic Prather homestead. This program is geared toward kids in K-5th grade. Registration is required. 

Thursday, April 6, 2023 10 am – 11:30 am – Raven Run Scavenger Hunt

Join park staff on a guided scavenger hunt around the historic Prather homestead. This program is geared toward kids in K-5th grade. Registration is required. 

Thursday, April 6, 2023 – 1 pm – 4 pm – NCSI (Nature Crime Scene Investigators) at McConnell Springs Park

Nature crimes have been committed at McConnell Springs and we need your help! Participants will be given a nature journal and guided through the trails of the park where they will be tasked with collecting evidence to solve their case. To add difficulty and engage the students, different crimes and clues will be created based on the grade level of the participants. Students must work together to solve riddles left by the criminals and inspect the crime scenes for clues. After inspections are complete the nature detectives must present their evidence to the Nature Judge to determine if their suspect will be found guilty. This session is for children 8 – 10 years old. Registration is required. 

Friday, April 7, 2023 9 am – Noon – Equestrian Camp at Masterson Station Park

Learn all about horses – how to groom them, how to saddle them, and how to safely lead a horse. Includes a brief riding lesson. This session is for children 11 – 13 years old. Registration is required. 

Friday, April 7, 2023 1 pm – 4 pm – The Littlest Forest at Raven Run Nature Sanctuary

A forest isn’t just about the big trees—there’s a whole world under our feet! Grab your magnifying glass and head out on a walk to explore the tiny plants and creepy crawlies that live on the forest floor. Then we’ll return to the nature center to create our own forest floor terrariums using our sightings as inspiration. This session is for children 5 – 7 years old. Registration is required.


Discovery Week at The Living Arts and Science Center
9 am – 5 pm Daily

From April 3rd through April 7th, there will be free spring-themed story times, planetarium shows, science experiments, and art activities. Join us from 10 AM to 3 PM and our schedule programs throughout Discovery Week! All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Discovery Saturdays provide an opportunity for the LASC to showcase our unique art and science offerings, support local artists and organizations, and invite a wide demographic of individuals into our building. For the week of spring break, the LASC will be hosting Discovery Week!


Kids Dream Film Series at Movie Tavern
March 31 – April 2
Sonic the Hedgehog 2


UK Baseball

03/31/23 6:30 pm UK vs. Missouri
04/01/23 2 pm UK vs. Missouri
04/02/23 12 pm UK vs. Missouri
04/04/23 6:30 pm UK vs. Dayton


Louisville Zoo Wild Lights
6:30 pm
Open nightly April 3 – 7 for spring break, regular hours Thursday – Sunday


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Explorium of Lexington

Legacy All Sports

Lexington Children’s Theatre

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