Sponsorship with Downtown Lexington Partnership affords members a unique opportunity to build client relationships, increase brand awareness and show your support for DLP's overall vision. Through visual and verbal recognition at events, in electronic communications and on DLP's website and social media platforms, sponsorship offers your business unparalleled potential to reach a wide range and demographically diverse clients in downtown and throughout our community.


Current Sponsors:

Many thanks to these corporations and partners
for their support.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Downtown Lexington Partnership is a non-profit
organization dedicated to making downtown
Lexington a great place to live, work and play!

Downtown Lexington is the heartbeat of our
community and is everyone’s neighborhood. By
sponsoring a DLP event your company is a part
of our downtown’s exciting momentum…helping
to uplift our city increase its value and invest in
our future.

Annual Meeting And Awards Of Excellence Luncheon

Date: Monday, March 25, 2019 Hilton Lexington/Downtown

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Central Bank Thursday Night Live

Date: Thursday, April 4 through Thursday, October 10, 2019; Fifth Third Bank Pavilion at Cheapside Park

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Mayfest Arts Fair

Date: Saturday, May 11 & Sunday, May 12, 2019; Gratz Park

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DLP State Of Downtown

Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 Lexington Opera House

Lexington's Fourth of July Festival

Date: Wednesday, July 3 & Thursday, July 4, 2019; Downtown Lexington

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Fountain Films on Friday

Date: Fridays in July and August 2019; Triangle Park

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Bike Lexington Family Fun Ride

Date: Fall 2019 Downtown Lexington

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Unified Trust Company Ice Rink

Date: Saturday, November 10 through Monday, January 14, 2019, Triangle Park

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Luminate Lexington Presented by: Kentucky Utilities Company

Tree Lighting: Saturday, November 24, 2018, Triangle Park Lexington’s Christmas Parade: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Main Street

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Benefits of a Downtown-focused Sponsorship

Becoming a DLP event sponsor puts you in front
of thousands of customers with disposal income
and willing to spend it!

Downtown Patronage

80% of people in the seven county metro area (Anderson, Bourbon, Boyle, Clark, Franklin, Garrard, Harrison Counties) visited Downtown in last six months
• 29.7 average number of leisure visits in six-month period (more than once per week)
• 145 minutes average length of stay
• $69.64 average spending per visit
• Dining, fitness, shopping and special events reasons for visit; highest number of visits

Increase Your Bottom Line

• Average age of downtown Lexington’s visitor is 43.3 years
• The average household income of area residents who patronize Downtown is $81,200.00
• Downtown visitors are 51% female and 49% male
• 32% of Downtown’s visitors have children (Gentleman McCarty, 2018)