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The Price is Right Live™ is coming to Rupp Arena on October 22, 2019

Rupp Arena will play host to The Price is Right Live™ stage show on October 22, 2019.Tickets will go on sale May 17th at 10am at the Lexington Center Ticket Office and Ticketmaster.com.* The Price Is Right Live™ is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to "Come On Down" and play classic games from television's most popular game show.  Contestants can win cash, appliances, vacations and possibly even a new car by playing favorites like Plinko™, Cliffhangers™, The Big Wheel™, and the fabulous Showcase!  

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Parking/Traffic Advisory for Friday, April 12th in Downtown Lexington

A school performance of Disney On Ice Presents FROZEN is scheduled to take place at Rupp Arena on Friday, April 12th at 10:30 am.  Traffic in downtown Lexington will be affected between the hours of 8:30 am – 10:30 am (load in) and 12pm – 1pm (load out).   Doors open at 9:30 a.m. for the 10:30 am performance.

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Parking/Traffic Advisory for Friday & Saturday in Downtown Lexington

There are multiple events happening in downtown Lexington over the weekend, so patrons are advised to plan ahead with Lexington Comic & Toy Convention at Lexington Center and Something Rotten! happening at Lexington Opera House.

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Preparations underway for bridge removal

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 17, 2018) – Preparations for the demolition of the Jefferson Street bridge are underway. The work comes after the City Council authorized the Lexington Center Corporation to demolish the bridge and related infrastructure last Thursday.

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“LEXCON SWAPTEMBER” IS COMING TO LEXINGTON! SEPTEMBER 8th, 2018!

The Lexington Comic & Toy Convention is thrilled to announce its fall comic-con event – LexCon Swaptember! The event will be held in Heritage Hall East of the Lexington Convention Center and promises to take attendees back to the roots of a good old-fashioned comic and toy convention.  

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LEXINGTON CENTER AND RUPP ARENA TO HOLD SURPLUS MATERIALS AND SALVAGE AUCTION ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 17TH

LEXINGTON, KY (August 6, 2018) –  In preparation for construction and demolition to kick into high gear next month, the Lexington Center and Rupp Arena will hold a surplus materials and salvage auction on Friday, August 17th at 10:00 a.m.
 

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LCC Breaks Ground on New Convention Center

LEXINGTON, KY (July 19, 2018) — The Lexington Center broke ground today on the long awaited, highly anticipated $241 million replacement and expansion of the Lexington Convention Center. The single largest capital public improvement project in Lexington’s history, this project is expected to elevate Lexington’s convention facilities, bringing a new level of vitality to downtown and strengthening Lexington as a convention and meeting destination.

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Groundbreaking Ceremony for Lexington Center Expansion Scheduled for Thursday, July 19th

This highly anticipated $241 million dollar construction project is slated to begin in August 2018 and be completed in November 2021. The 3-year project will be built in phases to allow Rupp Arena and much of the existing convention center to remain in operation during construction.

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LEXINGTON CENTER BOARD AWARDS $241 M CONTRACT TO MESSER CONSTRUCTION COMPANY TO BUILD NEW LEXINGTON CONVENTION CENTER

LEXINGTON, KY (June 28, 2018) – At its monthly meeting today, The Board of Directors of the Lexington Center Corporation voted unanimously to award Messer Construction Company the contract to build the new and expanded Lexington Convention Center.

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MEDIA ALERT! Downtown Traffic/Parking Advisory for Wednesday - Sunday

LEXINGTON, KY (March 13, 2018) –  Starting tomorrow, residents and visitors are advised to plan ahead and allow for additional travel time as multiple events are taking place near or at Lexington Center and Rupp Arena. Traffic and parking will be highly impacted. 

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