The Best Christmas Events in Kentucky

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, right? Time to visit the local Kentucky attractions and prepare for the coming holiday and squeeze as much fun into this time of the year as possible!

We have compiled a list of the various events around Kentucky, they are in date order. As always, if your favorite event is missing make sure to let us know! 


See A Charlie Brown Christmas come to life at the Jenny Wiley Theatre in Pikeville.

In Bowling Green they celebrate at Fountain Square for light up Bowling Green. You can go to Visit Bowling Green for more details (updated soon). Lots of

Paducah has a Candy Cane Hunt that starts at Noon December 5th. The event is as the name implies a candy cane hunt there will be over 1,000 candy canes to find. There will also be goodie bags and door prizes. Details here.

Somerset is hosting their annual Christmas Parade and Tree lighting on Saturday December 6th. The parade begins at 5:30 and the tree lighting happens at 7:00. Details here.

Berea is having their annual Twilight Christmas Parade on December 5th at 5pm. The theme this year is “Miracle on Chestnut Street” Here is the link to the event details.

Hopkinsville is having their annual Christmas tree lighting on December 12th, their website doesn’t list a time so you might give them a call to find out. Here is a link to their website.

Also at the Newport Levee on December 31st and January 1st they will be having “Brickmas” a huge lego display. Admission to this is $8 but they say to watch for coupons. Check out the Levee’s website for more info.

Have an event that we need to add? Let us know!