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2013 event was largest National Night Out crowd yet for Lexington! Clown with balloons at Lexington's 2013 National Night Out
Thousands gathered in uptown Lexington August 6, 2013 for an interesting combination of crime awareness, fun, food and live entertainment.  Click here for the featured article in The Dispatch. Photograph provided courtesy of Donnie Roberts and The Dispatch.

National Night Out 30th Anniversary LogoNational Night Out is an annual event held nationally on the first Tuesday in August. Neighbors come together from all over the city with local law enforcement agencies to raise crime and drug prevention awareness and to send a message to the criminals that the communities are organized and are fighting back to discourage criminal behavior.

The Lexington Police Department proudly hosts the Annual National Night Out event, which is held on North Main Street in Uptown Lexington. Please Sign up for eNews or visit the Lexington Police Department calendar to stay abreast of details for National Night Out 2014.

National Night Out view of crowdA safe and fun environment is provided for people of all ages. Children have rides, face painting and entertainment. There is also different types of music provided by live bands and DJ’s at two different stages.

Attendees will enjoy viewing lots of different police vehicles, motorcycles and equipment from our agency, as well as other surrounding law enforcement agencies. The Lexington Fire Department, Davidson County Community Corrections, Rescue Squad and Emergency Services display their emergency equipment. In addition, community groups and area businesses are on hand to display and share information on their services.

National Night Out is a great opportunity for you and your family to get to know the public servants that are dedicated to keeping you safe. Thanks to our partnerships with the community and local businesses, hotdogs, drinks and some other treats are typically provided at no charge!

LT. Price CarterThe National Night Out event brings out thousands of people to uptown Lexington. Come out and bring your family to help make the next event even better!

For more information about National Night Out, please contact Lt. Melissa Carter by email or phone at 336-243-6715.  

Last updated: 2/6/2014 2:52:07 PM