Nestled in the rolling hills of Eastern Kentucky, Morehead State University stands as a testament to academic excellence, community engagement, and the pursuit of discovery. Through a special partnership with TicketSmarter, MSU is excited to offer the Eagle community a Exclusive 5% discount with code EAGLES5inviting students, faculty, alumni and friends to immerse themselves in the rich tapestry of events, athletics and cultural activities that Morehead and the greater region have to offer.
Discover Morehead and Beyond: A gateway to culture and adventure
MSU’s location in Morehead offers a perfect blend of tranquil natural beauty and vibrant cultural life:
? Local attractions: The campus itself is a hub of activity, with the MSU Recreation and Wellness Center offering state-of-the-art fitness and leisure facilities. The Daniel Boone National Forest and nearby Cave Run Lake offer outdoor enthusiasts a playground for hiking, boating and fishing amid stunning scenery.
? Arts and Theater: The Lucille Caudill Little Theater on the MSU campus brings the magic of live theater, musicals and performances to the community, while the Kentucky Folk Art Center showcases the rich artistic traditions of Kentucky’s folk artists. In nearby Lexington, the Lexington Opera House and the Singletary Center for the Arts UK provide stages for high-caliber performances, ranging from classical music to Broadway shows like Come From Away.
Sports enthusiasm in the Bluegrass State
While Morehead may not host professional sports teams, the spirit of competition thrives at MSU with the Eagles competing in NCAA Division I athletics, providing exciting collegiate sports action in a variety of sports. For professional sports and minor league action, Lexington serves as a nearby hub:
? Minor League Teams: Lexington Minor League Baseball offers a family-friendly atmosphere and the excitement of the game at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.
? Horse Racing and Events: The region’s passion for horse racing can be experienced at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, offering a glimpse into Kentucky’s renowned horse culture. ? Pro Sports – Head to Cincy to get your NFL fix. Cincinnati Bengals tickets are a hot commodity. Or, if you prefer Major League Baseball, check out the Cincinnati Reds.
? Horse Racing – If you enjoy the best horse racing and a once-in-a-lifetime experience, get your Kentucky Derby tickets and head to Churchill Downs in Louisville.
Engagement with Community and Culture
MSU and Morehead are deeply woven into the fabric of Eastern Kentucky community life, participating in events like the Morehead Arts Festival, which celebrates local art and music. Enjoy Drake at Rupp Arena in Lexington tickets. The annual Cave Run Lakeside Storytelling Festival draws visitors from across the country to experience the power of storytelling in a picturesque setting.
Start a journey with Morehead State University
Morehead State University, in partnership with TicketSmarter, encourages the Eagle community to explore, engage and enjoy the diverse range of cultural, athletic and outdoor activities that Morehead and the surrounding Kentucky region have to offer. with Code EAGLES5immerse yourself in the vibrant life of the area, from the excitement of collegiate sports to the tranquility of nature escapes and enriching arts experiences.
At MSU, education is about more than academics; it’s an integrated experience that fosters growth, curiosity, and community connection. Join us at Morehead State University, where your journey extends beyond the classroom into a world rich with opportunities for personal development, cultural exploration, and lifelong memories.