Be Healthy Bash

health & wellness!

June 8, 2024
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Fayette County Extension Office
1140 Harry Sykes Way 
Lexington, KY 40504

UK HealthCare and UK Cooperative Extension Service present the Be Healthy Bash.

Eat, play and kick off summer with our free family-friendly health and wellness festival. Attendance is free, and our event is open to the public. The Be Healthy Bash will take place rain or shine!

Join us for food, fun and prizes.

To be entered into a prize drawing, click here to preregister. Registration will also be available the day of the event.

Parking and transportation

Free parking will be available on-site. Attendees are encouraged to park in the lots surrounding the Fayette County Extension Office. Parking attendants will be on-site to assist with parking.

A free shuttle bus will be available the day of the Be Healthy Bash. Shuttles will run a continuous loop to and from the event, from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Shuttle stops include:

  • Fayette County Extension Office (1140 Harry Sykes Way)
  • Lexington Public Library - Marksbury Family Branch (2197 Versailles Rd.)
  • Lexington Public Library - Northside Branch (1733 Russell Cave Rd.)

No unaccompanied minors will be permitted on the shuttle. Car seats may be available (parents must install). Children younger than 8 and between 40 and 57 inches tall must be in a car seat. 
The Fayette County Extension Office is located off Red Mile Road. There is a short walk from stops on bus routes 8 & 15. You can find out more about public bus routes and fares at


  • Health screenings
  • Wellness resources and activities
  • Safety education at Safety City
  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Taste testing
  • Free food
  • Inflatables
  • Smoothie bike
  • Meet & greet with UK's Wally Cat
  • Petting zoo
  • Walk with us for a free T-shirt
  • Free voucher to shop at our farm stand
  • Vaccinations
  • Sports physicals — must call for appointment (859-487-9153)
  • Lexington Fire Department firetruck and Lexington Police Department Operation Copsicle van
  • Face painting
  • Balloon animals
  • Information about current job opportunities
  • Music & more

Key partners

  • UK Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center
  • UK HealthCare's Healthy Kentucky Initiative
  • Fayette County Extension Office
  • Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG)
  • Lexington Farmers Market


  • Aetna Better Health of Kentucky
  • Anthem Medicaid
  • Bluegrass Lions Diabetes Project 
  • Colonel Harland Sanders Foundation Mobile Clinic
  • Community Action Council
  • Crothall Healthcare
  • God’s Pantry Food Bank Nutrition Programs
  • Kentucky Cancer Program
  • Kentucky Children's Hospital
  • Kentucky Children’s Kosair for Kids Center for Safe & Healthy Children & Families
  • Kynect Resources - Cabinet for Health and Family Services
  • Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government
  • Lexington Rescue Mission
  • Lextran Wheels
  • Morrison Healthcare
  • NAMI Lexington
  • New Vista
  • Safe Kids Fayette County
  • UK Adolescent Medicine
  • UK Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center
  • UK College of Dentistry
  • UK College of Education Department of Kinesiology & Health Promotion
  • UK Digestive Health Program 
  • UK Families Moving Together
  • UK Gill Heart & Vascular Institute 
  • UK HealthCare Clínica Amiga
  • UK HealthCare's Healthy Kentucky Initiative
  • UK HealthCare Pharmacy Services
  • UK HealthCare Psychiatry & Behavioral Health
  • UK HealthCare Supportive Mental Health and Addiction Recovery Treatment (SMART)
  • UK Human Development Institute
  • UK Integrative Medicine & Health
  • UK Markey Cancer Center Ovarian Cancer Screening Program
  • UK/Norton Healthcare Stroke Care Network
  • UK Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine
  • UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging
  • UK School of Human Environmental Sciences Family and Consumer Sciences Extension 
  • UK Sleep Disorders Center
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Kentucky
  • University of Kentucky Employment

Key sponsors

Anthem Medicaid logo
Aetna Better Health of Kentucky logo
City of Lexington logo
United Healthcare Community Plan logo


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