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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 15 - December 22
Christmas in the Valley at Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

November 15 - January 1
Lights Under Louisville

 November 16 - January 19
22nd Annual Holiday Toy Trains @ Beringer-Crawford Museum

Opens November 16
Coca Cola Christmas special exhibit at the Louisville Slugger Museum

November 16 - January 1
Christmas at the Galt House Hotel

November 22 - December 31
Southern Lights 2013

November 28
Thanksgiving at Kentucky State Parks

November 29 - January 1
Newport Aquarium, Scuba Santa’s Winter Waterland 

November 29-30, December 6-7 and 13-14
My Old Kentucky Home Christmas Candlelight Tours

December 1
Mammoth Cave’s 34th Annual Cave Sing

December 6-7, 13-14, 20-21 and 27-28
Christmas Town at the Creation Museum 

December 7-8
46th Annual Frontier Christmas

December 7-8
Festival of Trains, Historic Railpark & Train Museum  

December 7-8, and 14-15
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