Traffic advisory for Friday and Saturday in downtown Lexington

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – There are multiple events happening in downtown Lexington over the weekend, so people are advised to plan ahead.

These events are scheduled to take place at Lexington Center venues:

  • The annual Lexington Comic and Toy Convention (“Comic Con”) event will be take place at the Lexington Convention Center and Rupp Arena starting Thursday from 6pm-10pm; Friday, 12pm – 8pm, Saturday, 10am – 7pm and Sunday, 10am – 4pm. Anticipated attendance over the 4-day event is in excess of 30,000, with the majority attending on Saturday.
    Saturday’s event is sold out.
  • The Lexington Opera House will host five performances of Broadway Live’s Something Rotten! on Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sunday, 1:30pm and 6:30pm.
    600-700 are expected to attend each show.
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According to Bill Owen, President and CEO of Lexington Center, “People should plan to arrive early and allow extra time to find a parking spot.

Parking is available at the Rupp lot on High Street but patrons may have to seek alternative spots.”  Paid Parking ($10 a car) at the High Street will be in effect all day.

There is no parking available in the Manchester Lot behind Rupp Arena.



For more information, contact the Lexington Center, (859) 233-4567 or www.lexingtoncenter.com