The City of Lexington Parks and Recreation department organizes multiple special events throughout the year and two annual festivals, the Multicultural Festival and the Fantastic 4th Celebration. Both festivals involve hundreds of volunteers and sponsors and draw thousands of attendees from Lexington and beyond. If you are interested in being a performer, please contact Tammy Curry. If you would like to be a sponsor, please contact Andrew Lance. VENDORS - Please complete this form and return to Tammy Curry.
For a full listing of our upcoming events and festivals, visit our #activefirst Program Guide, the City Calender of Events or our Facebook page!
Fantastic 4th Celebration - July 4
Every July 4th, people travel from all over the region to attend the Fantastic 4th Celebration at the Davidson County Fairgrounds and watch the fireworks in Lexington! Thousands enjoy our patriotic celebration and make it a part of their family "4th" tradition. Admission is FREE, and you will enjoy live music from the Reggie Buie Group, and an amazing fireworks display. Kids of all ages can purchase tickets for the awesome rides and amusements we have this year. Refreshments will be sold by local favorites: Sunset Slush of Lexington, DG Concessions, and Light of the World Church. **There is no ATM on site, so please bring cash if you wish to purchase anything**
**Please note: Alcohol, pets, tobacco, and tailgating are prohibited. Outside food and drink are permitted, and we encourage you to bring lounge chairs or blankets for your seating comfort.**
Gates and amusements open @ 4:00pm, Festivities begin @ 6:00pm, Fireworks begin after sunset
Multicultural Festival - First Saturday in May
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.