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Thriller Parade

Thriller Parade

Sunday, October 26
Main Street (Quality Street to Mill Street)

6:30 pm – Dance Showcase
8 pm – Halloween and Thriller Parade

Zombies return to haunt downtown Lexington once again! Get down downtown as we celebrate Halloween by recreating Michael Jackson’s groundbreaking video for “Thriller.” Presented by Lexington Parks & Recreation, Mecca Live Studio and WRFL, the parade will start at the Kentucky Theater and proceed along Main Street ending at Mill Street. The dance will occur repeatedly along the route followed by a Halloween parade. Festivities also include a Halloween variety pre-show and an after party at the Fifth Third Pavilion. In the event of inclement weather, this free event will take place on Monday, Oct. 27. 

Little Goblins Galore

October 18
11 am - 4 pm 
McConnell Springs

Youth ages 12 and under can enjoy the Halloween season with fewer scares at Little Goblins Galore. Youth are encouraged to wear their Halloween costume as they trick-or-treat along a trial filled with friendly characters. In addition, there will be a petting zoo, carnival games and special entertainment. Food and soft drinks will be available for purchase throughout the day. The admission fee is $5 per child with parents/guardians admitted for free.

For more information, call 288-2900.


Fun Guide 2014

Lexington Parks Director Brad Chambers cools off with the
Ice Bucket Challenge




Public meeting solicits public opinions for Jacobson Park Playground

Over 60 adults and children gathered to discuss our future efforts designing the new Jacobson Park Playground on Thursday night, August 18 at Southland Christian Church. Click Here to read full story.

What do you want to see at the Jacobson Playground? Parks and Recreation wants to know. Email your thoughts, comments, and ideas to  


This Week in Parks

Jacobson Park Boat Dock Closes for the Season

September 28, 7 pm



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Last updated: 9/22/2014 11:03:13 AM