Friday, November 24, 2017 3 pm – 7 pm
Holiday Market, Holiday LIVE! and Lexington’s Official Tree Lighting Festival
Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 7:00 pm
Main Street between Midland Avenue & Mill Street
Ashland, Henry Clay Estate
A Kentucky Christmas at Ashland
Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 Noon – 5 pm
Join us for our 3rd annual Kentucky Christmas at Ashland! From 12:00 pm-5:00 pm, we will have a Christmas Market featuring Kentucky Proud Vendors and Artisans. At 5:15 pm the Ashland Illumination will begin. We will sing carols and illuminate the trees and outbuildings. Candlelight tours will immediately follow the illumination at 5:30 pm.
Come for the Market and stay for the Ashland Illumination at dusk — several pine trees as well as many of the Estate’s outbuildings will be lit, transforming the grounds into a Christmas village.
A Candlelight Open House Tour (Paid Event) of the mansion will begin immediately after the illumination and will go until 7:30. Last guests admitted at 7:00. Tickets are available for purchase at the door and no reservations are required.
Saturday, November 25, 2017 7 pm (Activities held prior to the parade and tree lighting)
Mayor’s Tree Lighting Ceremony and the 37th Annual Danville Christmas Parade.
The theme for the 2017 Christmas parade is: “Danville’s Christmas Treasure”. The Skate on Main will begin this day also at 10am! Be sure to be one of the first ones to get to skate in downtown Danville! Join us from 1-4pm in Weisiger Plaza for Santa’s Workshop. We will have various holiday activities, crafts, and projects for kids of all ages. The Salvation Army will also be there with hot chocolate available.
After a festive day of shopping downtown, grab a bite to eat at one of our favorite dining options found in downtown Danville, or stop by the Danville Fire Department’s Chili Supper at 5:30pm, and help them collect toys for Toys for Tots.
The Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting will be at Weisiger Plaza prior to the parade at 6pm. A reception will take place at the Community Arts Center.
The 37th annual downtown Christmas Parade, sponsored by the Heart of Danville, will be at 7 p.m. The theme for this year’s parade is: “Danville’s Christmas Treasure.”
December 2nd, 2017 6 pm
Celebrate the holidays in downtown Winchester with our annual Christmas Parade!
This year’s theme, A Magical, Musical Christmas, celebrates the sounds, memories and traditions we all hold dear each holiday season and invites participants and attendees to think about all the special songs and magical moments that mean Christmas to us.
Wilmore Old Fashioned Christmas
December 2nd, 2017 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Come celebrate an Old-Fashioned Christimas with the City of Wilmore. After the hot chocolate and tree lighting, residents are invited to tour downtown businesses for open houses, carriage rides, and many different musical experiences!
The Family Center (next to the caboose) will be participating with a show stopping family friendly musical act, a large lite-up Christmas Village with moving displays (carosel, train, ponds, etc), Christmas Crafts and games, AND as usual a clean, warm, place to rest, get little ones wiggles out and use restrooms and changing table.
Friday, December 1st, 2017 6 pm
Join us on the Courthouse lawn for live music, complimentary hot chocolate, visits with Santa, photos with Santa and more at the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting event. For more info, visit www.jessamine.c
Annual St. “Nich” Festival
December 9, 2017 (Events through the day)
Activities include shopping at local businesses and eateries, 5-K Run, music, dance, craft show, parade and Santa!