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What’s Happening July 4th at The Summit

What’s opened, closed and happening at The Summit and surrounding areas for the Fourth of July?

Below is a list of openings, closings, festivities and firework displays at The Summit and surrounding areas.

July 4, 2018 Events

Start the holiday out by running the Bluegrass 10k. The first round of runners begin at 7 am. The course weaves through the main business and historic district in downtown Lexington.

The Fourth of July Street Festival takes place from 9 am to 6 pm in Downtown Lexington with the Parade starting at 2 pm.

The weekly Farmers Market at The Summit is happening from 4 to 7 pm outside of Honeywood on Wednesday, July 4.

Where To Watch Fireworks

The Fourth of July fireworks display will be launched downtown from the roof of the Lexington Financial Center (“the big blue building”) at 10 pm on July 4.

R.J. Corman Railroad Group hosts their annual Fourth of July fireworks show at the Corman House in Nicholasville at 10 pm.

Keep in mind that pets and fireworks do not mix well. July 4th has one of the highest rates of missing pets. Don’t add your pet to that number.

The Lexington Fire Dept. has and will continue to comment about fireworks safety. Remember: If it goes up or blows up, it’s illegal in Lexington.

What’s Open

The Summit is open on July 4.

The Fayette Mall is open on July 4 from 10 am to 6 pm.

Good Foods Co-op is open from 8 am to 8 pm on July 4.

Trader Joe’s is open from 8 am to 5 pm on July 4.

Total Wine closes early on July 4 at 9 pm.

Walmart is open on July 4.

Drugstores like CVS and Walgreen’s are open regular hours.

What’s Closed

Banks and post offices are closed in observance of the holiday.

LexTran operates on an extended Sunday schedule on July 4th.

Holiday Trash Collection in Lexington

The upcoming Fourth of July holiday does not impact collections by the city’s Division of Waste Management. Collections will be made as usual on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday of that week.


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