Kentucky Horse Park to Close for Thanksgiving Holiday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Kentucky Horse Park will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 23 and Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 24. The park will operate under its normal schedule Friday through Sunday, Nov. 25-27, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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. 23-24, the special holiday driving event, Southern Lights, is open every night until Dec. 31, 2016, from 5:30-10 p.m. The lighted drive will be the only attraction offered Nov. 24 and Dec. 24-31. The cost is $15 per passenger car Monday through Thursday evenings and $25 per passenger car on Friday, Saturday and Sunday 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

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