The Thoroughbred Center

3380 Paris Pike, Lexington, KY
Max Capacity: 900 people
In the true spirit of Thoroughbred racing, The Thoroughbred Center provides a superb adventure. Whether you are simply passing through Lexington and the Bluegrass, visiting on business or reside here, The Thoroughbred Center has a lot to offer. Nestled among the rolling hills of the Bluegrass, we offer an exceptional meeting site, advantageous location, informative and fun tourist activities, convenient parking, and an experienced staff to assist you with all of your planning stages. The Thoroughbred Center is located in the heart of the Bluegrass in Lexington, Kentucky. Just 2.5 miles from Interstates 64 and 75 (and only 5.5 miles from downtown Lexington), the Center is an ideal facility for all kinds of business and social functions. The Paddock is our newest event space that debuted in May 2016. Surrounded by a white barn, this lushly landscaped courtyard is the perfect site for your outdoor wedding and reception. An adjoining ceremony site is like a secluded garden overlooking neighboring horse farms. Our indoor amenities include men’s and women’s restrooms, dressing rooms, prep kitchen and bar. A 40' x 60' white top tent is included in the package price for your convenience. Seats up to 200. The Horseman's Lounge is 2400 square feet of elegance and flair. Complete with its magnificent chandelier, hardwood dance floor, adjoining kitchen, and a bar and beverage service, this room is ideal for banquets, weddings, wedding receptions, formals, proms, school parties, company parties, trade shows, and small business meetings. This room comfortably seats 150. Stableview Hall, which has become our most popular space, easily accommodates 300 people seated, and features festive twinkle lights across the ceiling. A unique and rustic area, the casual barn-like atmosphere, clearly defines the Center’s central location in the heart of the Thoroughbred industry. Supplied with a bar, restrooms, prep kitchen and dressing rooms, Stableview Hall has become the best facility around for weddings, sorority/fraternity parties, barbecues, reunions, company parties/picnics, and many other social events. This 8800 square foot space is ideal for your special event. Seats up to 500. The Thoroughbred Center and its professional staff of planners cater to the success of their clients and visitors by providing a feeling of hospitality and comfort. Whether here on business or pleasure, the Center is the ideal location in a city known for its diversity and charming traditions.
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Amenities
  • Full Bar/Lounge
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Outside Catering Allowed
Features
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 900
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 4
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 11,000
  • Year Renovated: 2016
Serving the Lexington, KY Area
Capacity: 250
 
$300-$1,500 /event
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Serving the Lexington, KY Area
Capacity: 400
 
Located in the heart of Lexington, The Round Barn Stable of Memories is one of Lexington's historic landmarks and architectural treasures. The Round Barn offers a charming, rustic location for any special event. A gorgeous chandelier suspends through the center of the building accenting the barns unique ambiance and creative design. Maximum capacity seated for a banquet or wedding reception 340 utilizing both floors. Combined seating with use of cocktail tables and standing room 400. Second floor area may be used for a lounge space, silent auction and much more! Onsite scheduling, planning, and catering by Bayou Bluegrass Catering.
Serving the Lexington, KY Area
Capacity: 200
 
Inspired by all things Kentucky the space at Copper Roux has a Kentucky Bourbon & Equestrian theme that is ideal for Lexington. Offering a warm atmosphere, gorgeous bar area, and patio, Copper Roux is a lovely location for your upcoming reception, cocktail party, banquet or meeting. The venue is equipped with full audio visual capabilities including two TVs, microphones, high definition projector, motorized screen, and audio inputs. Maximum capacity seated for a banquet or meeting 160-180, wedding reception 120, or combined seating with use of cocktail tables and standing room 200. Owned and operated by Bayou Bluegrass Catering for all scheduling, planning, and catering.
Serving the Lexington, KY Area
Capacity: 100
 
Set in the heart of horse country, hosting weddings and events for parties of 20 - 100 people, The Summer House is a charming location with a rustic, vintage setting. The indoor space features a very large stone fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows. The intimate and elegant greenspace are perfect for photographs and our gorgeous, hand-laid stone pergola provides the perfect backdrop for any outdoor event. We will work with you to stylize The Summer House Venue so that it fits any vision you create. Let us show you why our venue should be your preferred event location in Central Kentucky. We are the best kept secret in Bourbon County!