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Parking/Traffic Advisory For Friday & Saturday In Downtown Lexington

Posted at 3:33 PM, Mar 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-21 18:36:16-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Lexington Center) – There are multiple events happening in downtown Lexington over the weekend, so patrons are advised to plan ahead.

These events are scheduled to take place at Lexington Center venues:

  • The annual Lexington Comic and Toy Convention (“Comic Con”) event will be take place at the Lexington Convention Center and Rupp Arena starting Thursday from 6pm-10pm; Friday, 12pm – 8pm, Saturday, 10am – 7pm and Sunday, 10am – 4pm. Anticipated attendance over the 4-day event is in excess of 30,000, with the majority attending on Saturday.
    Saturday’s event is sold out.
  • The Lexington Opera House will host five performances of Broadway Live’s Something Rotten! on Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sunday, 1:00pm and 6:30pm.
    600-700 are expected to attend each show.

According to Bill Owen, President and CEO of Lexington Center, “People should plan to arrive early and allow extra time to find a parking spot.  Parking is available at the Rupp lot on High Street but patrons may have to seek alternative spots.”  Paid Parking ($10 a car) at the High Street will be in effect all day.  There is no parking available in the Manchester Lot behind Rupp Arena.

For more information, contact the Lexington Center, (859) 233-4567 or