The City of Lexington Parks and Recreation Department would like to thank those who generously give to support programs, festivals and special events, and athletics! Donations and sponsorships allow us to offer low cost youth athletic leagues, festivals that are free to the public, and increase the overall quality of programming for our residents. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact Andrew Lance.
Fantastic 4th Celebration
Every July 4th, thousands of people travel from all over the region to attend Lexington's Fantastic 4th Celebration at the Davidson County Fairgrounds! Admission is FREE, and concessions and amusements are available for purchase. Live music and performances, and the highlight of the festival each year is the evening fireworks display!
The Multicultural Festival is held on the first Saturday in May from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The day is filled with the sights, sounds and tastes of foreign lands, and offers a wonderful and educational outing for the entire family! The event showcases cultural diversity through elaborate costumes, musical instruments, exhibits and entertainment. The event showcases cultural diversity through elaborate costumes, musical instruments, exhibits and entertainment, and features a Naturalization Ceremony where people can became US citizens. There are 5 main cultural villages highlighted: Latino, African, European, Asian, and Native American, as well as additional exhibits.
A special thanks to our 2018 Multicultural Festival sponsors!