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Unique Holiday Events

Planning to spend your holiday in Kentucky? You’ll find fun and festive holiday activities for children and adults alike on this events list. From special holiday-themed museum exhibits to caroling and light displays, these events will bring cheer to your holiday season.

Find at-home holiday activities for children on our Kids’ page and search for more events on our Holiday Events page. We wish you a happy holiday in Kentucky!

November 6 - January 6, 2016
Patti's Settlement Festival of Lights

 November 20 - December 19
Christmas in the Valley at Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

November 20 - January 3, 2016
Lights Under Louisville

November 21 - January 17, 2016
24th Annual Holiday Toy Trains @ Beringer-Crawford Museum

November  - December 27
Christmas at the Galt House Hotel

November 21 - December 31
Southern Lights 2015

November 27 - December 31
Newport Aquarium, Scuba Santa’s Winter Waterland 

November 27-28 and December 11-12
My Old Kentucky Home Christmas Candlelight Tours

December 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 26 and 28
Christmas Town at the Creation Museum 

December 5-6
Maysville Annual Frontier Christmas

December 12-13, and 19-20
Santa's Safari, Louisville Zoo

Venture out of your ordinary routine to experience these and other unique Kentucky attractions and you’re sure to get a rewarding dose of holiday spirit. Check out other unique holiday events at