The city of Lexington is an incubator for vibrant arts, music and culinary communities with small-town southern charm, big-city amenities and a rich heritage. It’s home to The Kentucky Bourbon Trail, Keeneland Race Course, Kentucky Horse Park, a world class performing arts center (Lexington Opera House) and countless historic sites. Come experience why the Bluegrass Region was named in National Geographic Traveler’s “50 Best Places of a Lifetime.”
Lexington is the horse capital of the world, so there is no shortage of rolling hills and scenic beauty. Get a behind-the-scenes look at one of the area’s legendary horse farms, or watch a race at Keeneland, one of the most beautiful racetracks in the world. Tour a working distillery on The Kentucky Bourbon Trail, or stay closer to home to experience Lexington’s thriving craft beer community on the Brewgrass Trail. Venture just outside our doors to experience the city’s Southern hospitality and unique flavor. Dining, shopping and entertainment abounds in vibrant Lexington. Stop by the Farmer’s Market at the Pavilion to take in the unique culinary identity of the region, listen to live Bluegrass music at a local venue, or embark on an evening gallery hop with LexArts Hop to celebrate the arts community.
As a cultural epicenter in Lexington, 21c is where guests, artists, performers, thinkers, innovators and locals alike congregate for culinary delights, thought-provoking artwork and a taste of the unique 21c experience. Both within our walls and beyond, 21c encourages our guests to explore all our neighborhood has to offer.