With the magic and excitement of the holidays in the air, there is no better time to explore Louisville than December! Luckily, December is absolutely bustling with holiday cheer and plenty of holiday events around Louisville!
With something to do for everyone of all ages, we have rounded up our favorite won’t-want-to-miss holiday events around the area for the 2022 holiday season.
Tis’ the season for some fun, enjoy time with friends and family this holiday season at these local events!
Here are the Top Holiday Events Around Louisville
Lights Under Louisville – Open now through January 1st, Lights Under Louisville is truly a holiday wonderland! Enjoy holiday lights from the comfort of your very own car. Drive your own vehicle through the Mega Cavern to experience the only underground holiday light show in the world! There are over 6,000,000 points of light! Open daily from 9:30 AM to 10 PM, tickets are priced per vehicle.
Fete De Noel – There is fun for everyone at the annual Paristown Fete De Noel! Now through January 1st, visit the festival for ice skating, holiday markets, photos with Santa, trackless train rides, holiday-themed escape rooms, food and drinks, holiday movie showings, and more!
Winter Woods Spectacular – Start a new holiday tradition with a holiday walk through Iroquois Park! At 6 PM every night from now through January 1st, you can enjoy a walk through millions of twinkling lights integrated into dazzling holiday displays set to music, while winding your way through the magical and historical woods.
Christmas Tree Farms – Still looking for your Christmas tree? We have you covered! Pick your perfect tree at one of these Christmas tree farms; Frank Otte Nursery and Garden Center, Shelby Christmas Tree Farm and Nursery, Christmas Tree Lane, and Martin’s Christmas Trees.
Miracle On Market – Enjoy an evening out with friends and family at this holiday-themed pop-up cocktail bar! Open from 4 PM to midnight (2 AM on Fridays and Saturday’s), enjoy a festive atmosphere with holiday-themed craft cocktails! This 21+ bar can be found in the Green Building in Nulu.
Photos With Santa – There is something so nostalgic about snapping a classic photo with Santa! You can bring your little ones to get a photo with Santa at the following locations; Jefferson Mall, Bass Pro Shops, Green Tree Mall, Oxmoor Center, and Fete De Noel.
Rudolph’s Run – Finding Christmas lights has never been this fun! Enjoy this Christmas-themed scavenger hunt that will take you on an adventure around Louisville. This event runs now through Christmas Eve, visit the website here to purchase your ticket and let the fun begin!
Cookies with Captain Santa – Come aboard the Mary M. Miller riverboat as it transforms into a floating winter wonderland! This family-friendly event includes a meet-and-greet with Santa and Mrs. Claus, cookies and hot cocoa, a holiday goody bag for each child, and plenty of festive activities to get you in the holiday spirit. This event will be held on December 10th and 17th.
Gardens Aglimmer – Each night the Waterfront Botanical Gardens will be lit up as a sparkling winter wonderland! Wander the gardens with friends and family while enjoying dazzling Christmas light displays and sipping on festive holiday beverages.
While it’s tempting to stay inside and curl up during the holiday season, don’t forget to bundle up to spend time outside in the crisp and festive air! The holidays are the perfect time to make wonderful outdoor memories with friends and family that will last a lifetime.
From our Four Seasons Landscape Management team to you, wishing you a happy holiday season!