Travel & Lodging

Located in the heart of the "Bluegrass" region of Kentucky, The Kentucky Horse Park boasts acres of field and activity space, offering a prime location for the annual Egyptian Event.

Event spectators and exhibitors are encouraged to purchase admission and explore the full amenities and exhibits offered at The Kentucky Horse Park, including the Al-Marah Arabian Horse Gallery at the International Museum of the Horse.

Dining is also available on-park at the Bit & Bridle Restaurant (next to the Visitor Information Center), open 10am - 3pm daily, and the Farmhouse Cafe (at Cigar Ln. and Nina Bonnie Blvd.), open Wednesday-Sunday 8am - 3pm.


Travel by car

Land travel could not be easier to and from The Egyptian Event. The Horse Park is located just off of Interstate 75 / Interstate 64, only 10 miles north of downtown Lexington and 7 miles south of downtown Georgetown, giving guests a wide variety of dining, lodging and sight-seeing opportunities. Check out our partner hotels on our interactive map below!

Travel by air

If traveling by air, we encourage you to check flight availability and rental car rates to and from these three nearby airports:

LEX - Lexington Bluegrass National Airport
Distance to KY Horse Park - 13 miles / 25 minutes via US-60 / KY-4 / US-25
Airlines - Allegiant, American, Delta, United, US Airways

SDF - Louisville International Airport
Distance to KY Horse Park - 75 miles / 80 minutes via I-64
Airlines - Air Tran, American, Delta, Southwest, United, US Airways

CVG - Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
Distance to KY Horse Park - 72 miles / 80 minutes via I-75
Airlines - Air Canada, Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, United, US Airways


Rental Cars

AVIS is the preferred rental car supplier for The Egyptian Event 2014. For discounted rates and priority booking, click here, or contact AVIS at 800.525.7537 x 31303 and reference discount code #J659406. To contact AVIS in Lexington, you may dial 859.281.1681. 


Area Hotels

Hotels listed below were asked to provide special rates or room blocks for the 36th annual Egyptian Event. When booking at these hotels, please mention The Pyramid Society's Egyptian Event. Cut-off dates vary and are listed below.

This is not a comprehensive listing of area accomodations. Other lodging options and rates may be available. To explore other hotels in the area, try these links: Lexington or Georgetown.


Fairfield Inn & Suites
College Inn
200 Tiger Way 502.868.9955 - -
Holiday Inn Express 140 Osborne Way 502.570.0220 - -
Hilton Garden Inn 110 Grandstand Dr 502.863.0099 -
Super 8 Motel 250 Tiger Way 502.863.4888 - -



Clarion Hotel 1950 Newtown Pike 859.233.0512


Fairfield Inn & Suites 2100 Hackney Place 859.977.5870 - -
Embassy Suites 1801 Newtown Pike 859.455.5000 - -
Marriott Griffin Gate Resort- 1800 Newtown Pike 800.228.9290 - -
Residence Inn 1080 Newtown Pike 859.231.6191 -


Camping and RV Reservations

A limited number of Egyptian Event campsites will be available at The Kentucky Horse Park by reservation only  and will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis upon arrival. These sites will be located in the RV field next to the show arena and will include electric and water hook-ups. Campers will be allowed use of all other amenities at the Campground. Absolutely no camping is allowed in the stabling areas at any time.

Details TBA