You are here

Farish Theater

The William Stamps Farish Fund Theater is a state-of-the-art facility in one of Main Street’s busiest places.

Fully renovated and updated in 2012, the theater on the Central Library’s first floor is home to theater, dance, live music, film, community events, and meetings. The Lexington Public Library makes the facility available at some of the city’s best prices, with affordable business, nonprofit, and government rates.


  • 138 new seats
  • 27-by-18-foot stage
  • New high-definition projector
  • New sound system
  • New stage lights
  • Blu-Ray player plus DVD and VCR
  • Two renovated dressing rooms
  • State-of-the-art control room

Upcoming Theater Events

Thu. January 25th - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Sat. January 27th - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Mon. January 29th - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Tue. January 30th - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Wed. January 31st - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Reserve The Farish For Your Events

Why the Farish?

  • Renovated in 2012.
  • Fully equipped for everything from theater productions and live music to business meetings and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Affordable rates, with special rates for nonprofit organizations and government agencies.
  • Centrally located on Main Street.

Farish Rates

  • The Lexington Public Library requires a refundable deposit plus rent for the Farish. Additional charges apply for use after regular library hours. Click here for important information regarding rates, food and beverages, merchandise sales, equipment training and more.

Must reserve in person or by phone.  Call (859) 231-5597 or email for more information.