Date night

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Family night

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Party night

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Concert night

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Magical night

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Your night.

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Your night.

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Put the Art in Party
August 19th | August 20th


About Picnic with the Pops



One of Lexington’s favorite summer traditions, Picnic with the Pops is an annual outdoor musical event held each August. Featuring a fun and light-hearted atmosphere with picnic dinners, a table decorating contest, and an idyllic Kentucky setting, the event started in 1980...


The performance was outstanding!! Well done!




“We have 16 friends who have been coming for years and years. We love this event!”

Great food

Get the tastes of summer at Picnic with the Pops!


Food & Catering

Whether made at home or catered by professionals, great food has always been a central part of the Picnic with the Pops experience. Check back soon

Picnic with the Pops

5000of your closest friends
2amazing headliners
1unforgettable experience

Table Decorating


Table Decorating Contest

Picnic with the Pops is pleased to continue our annual Table Decorating Contest! Featuring local celebrity judges and exciting prizes, the contest is always one of the highlights of the Picnic.

Picnic with the Pops 2016


“Oz with Orchestra”

a live-scored screening of “The Wizard of Oz”

Friday, August 19

An Evening with Matthew Morrison

of the hit series “Glee”

Saturday, August 20, 2016 

Two Performances – Two Nights

both accompanied by

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The Meadow at Keene Barn
Keeneland | Lexington, Ky.