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Holiday Light Displays 2021

Updated: Jan 30, 2022

December 3-5, 2021

December 9-12,2021

December 16-19, 2021

December 21-24, 2021

December 26, 2021

December 30, 2021

January 1-2, 2022

Winter Illuminations

Beckley Creek Park

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Winter Illuminations is an illuminated winter trail walk. Experience this year’s one mile walk with many new installations and last year’s favorites. We invite you to bring your family and friends to our best show yet.

– NEW Larger than Life Reindeer! – NEW Giant sparkling Emojis! – NEW LOVE installation! – NEW swans! – Many other classic favorites!


November 12-January 2

Lights Under Louisville

Louisville Mega Cavern

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Drive your own vehicle through the MEGA Cavern to experience the ONLY underground holiday light show in the world! MAKE IT A FAMILY TRADITION! Each year the LOUISVILLE MEGA CAVERN is transformed into an underground holiday light spectacular for the Christmas season. Enjoy a 30 minute ride through part of our 17 miles of underground passageways. Featuring over 900 lit characters with over 4,000,000 points of light. It's the only underground light show of its kind on the planet!

LIGHTS UNDER LOUISVILLE at the Louisville Mega Cavern allows the public to drive their own vehicle through the cavern during the Christmas season. Experience this one of a kind holiday attraction and begin a new family tradition! Load up the kids and enjoy the sights and sounds of LIGHTS UNDER LOUISVILLE.


Friday, November 26, 2021

Light Up Louisville

November 26 at 5pm

Join us downtown for Light Up Louisville! We are excited to be bringing the fun of Light Up back to downtown this year as we welcome the REAL Santa Claus to our city!

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This year's Light Up activities will include: - Lots of Lights Parade on Jefferson Street - The vendor village with food, drinks and crafts to explore - A children's activity area where we will have children write their letters to Santa and take home individually wrapped activities to complete with family! - The arrival of the REAL Santa Claus and lighting of the lights - And so much more fun!


Friday, November 26, 2021


Yuletide at Yew Dell

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Get in the holiday spirit with the dazzling light and décor displays and enjoy the model train village. Say hello to Santa and hear a story, enjoy snacks, beverages (of both the kid and adult varieties) and other surprises that all combine to make a wonderful family outing.

All tickets are advance sale, no ticket sales at the door.


Friday, November 26, 2021


Light Up Bardstown

Bardstown Main Street

November 26 from 6-8pm

Join us for our Annual lighting of Christmas tree on court square. Activities for kids. Come visit Santa Claus.


Saturday, November 27-December 12, 2021

Second Annual Lights On Main

615 W. Main Street

Lights on Main is a display of live Christmas trees in Downtown Louisville located in the Resurfaced lot at 615 W. Main St. An anticipated 60 trees will be decorated for the holiday season, intended to promote community and attract patrons to the downtown business district. Each tree is sponsored and decorated by a local corporation, group, family, or individual. This is a FREE community event. Trees will be on display from November 26th - December 12th. Food trucks, photo ops, letters to the North Pole, pictures with Santa, and a hot cocoa bar will be available every Saturday (11/27, 12/4, and 12/11).

What are the hours of the Lights on Main?

Monday and Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday & Thursday: 5:00-8:00 p.m.

Friday, Saturday, & Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 9:00

Vote for your favorite tree to help your favorite businesses win the "Fan Favorite" award. Other awards to look for include Most Unique, Most Festive, Most Lou Spirit, Best Company Branding, and Most Unique.

Lights On Main is sponsored by I Would Rather Be Reading and Louisville Downtown Partnership!


November 26-December 26

December 26 *Sensory Night*

Winter Woods Spectacular Light Show

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Experience the twinkling of millions of lights along a winding road, nestled in the majestic woods of historic Iroquois Park. Winter Woods Spectacular is a magical drive of lighting, artistry, and sounds that will delight the senses and transport you to an ethereal winter wonderland, where you can explore and celebrate the holiday season.

View this YouTube Clip from 2020 Winter Woods Spectacular:


Saturday, November 27, 2021


Light Up Jeffersonville & Holiday Parade

November 27 at 4pm

Celebrate the holiday season with the City of Jeff!

Republic Bank presents Light Up Jeff is scheduled for Saturday, November 27th at Warder Park.

The North Pole Party begins at 4 pm. It features games, music, rides, vendors and visits with Santa & Mrs. Claus.

The Holiday Light Up Parade gets rolling at 6 pm. Find a spot on Spring Street – Market to 7th – and watch as the floats, bands and other participants ride by.

After the parade, Mayor Mike Moore will flip the switch to light up Warder Park.

*The lighting at Warder Park is designed and installed by Holiday Light Works.


Sunday, November 28, 2021


Light Up Jeffersontown 2021

November 28 from5:30-7:30pm

Get in the holiday spirit with a night full of music, magic and more! The City of Jeffersontown is proud to announce Light Up Jeffersontown 2021!

When: Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021 Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Where: Gaslight Square District on Watterson Trail at Taylorsville Road

Free Family-Friendly Event

Event details include: • There will be a visit from Santa • The Santa Express train will give rides • The Sacred Heart Madrigal singers will perform • There will be a kids activity area • Face painters and an ice carver will be on hand • Cookies and hot chocolate will be served

We hope to see you there for a jolly good time!


Saturday, November 27, 2021


Light Up Shively

Shively City Hall

3920 Dixie Highway

Festive Ceremony Complete with Santa


Sunday, November 28, 2021


Light up Maples Park!

Maples Park, Crestwood, Ky

Come to the park for the FIRST EVER Crestwood sponsored holiday LIGHT UP ceremony! The Deibel Barn and Tree will be filled with lights again this holiday season. Help count down to turn the lights on!

5pm – 7pm – Come decorate festive holiday ornaments in the Deibel Barn FREE courtesy of Oldham County Public Library! Take an ornament home for your tree and hang one at the park tree!

6pm – LIGHT UP Ceremony Countdown with Caroling, Cookies, & Cocoa courtesy of Crestwood Methodist Church!

Let’s get ready for the HOLIDAYS in Crestwood!

Overflow parking in the gravel lot at 6431 Railroad Avenue.


December 2-4, 2021

December 9-11, 2021

December 16-23, 2021

December 26-30, 2021

4 Nightly spots available

Gardens Aglimmer

Waterfront Botanical Gardens

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Enjoy a sparkling winter wonderland of swans, snowflakes, deer, Moravian stars, oversized flowers, light bursts, candles, and a multicolor tunnel of lights. Wander the Beargrass Creek Pathway under icicle arches and a waterfall stream aglow. Visit Santa and his sleigh in the Graeser Family Education Center and Mrs Claus’ Cottage in the new Ellen T Leslie Botanical Classrooms*.

Hot beverages and cookies available for purchase from Khalil’s in the Jingle All the Way Cafe.

Once you arrive, you are welcome to stay as long as you like, however, 45 minutes is ample time for a thorough visit. Lights turn off at 9pm.


Friday, December 3, 2021

Light Up Mt Washington

Pavilion on Main Street

320 N Bardstown Rd

Mt. Washington KY 40047

As we get into the Holiday spirit this year, join us for the Light Up Mt. Washington. This event will take place at the Pavilion on Main Street, December 3, 2021 beginning around 6pm.


Saturday, December 4, 2021

Light Up Fairdale Parade & Festival

December 4 from 4-7pm

Live Music , Christmas Parade

Brings Santa Clause To Town

Christmas Tree Lighting

Food & Entertainment


Saturday, December 4, 2021

Light Up St. Matthews

Brown Park

December 4 from 3-6pm

Light Up St. Matthews has been a tradition for decades for thousands of residents and visitors to the City of St. Matthews. The annual holiday event features musical entertainment, letters to Santa, pictures with Santa, train rides, ice skating, activities for the kids, and fun for the entire family. Free cookies and hot chocolate are available for everyone to enjoy. No matter the weather, most activities are held under a big tent. The event begins at 3:00 p.m. and concludes at 6:00 p.m. when the switch is thrown and Brown Park “Lights Up” with thousands and thousands of colorful holiday lights.

The event is held at Brown Park in St. Matthews, located at the corner of Kresge Way and Browns Lane, next to Baptist Health Hospital. Free parking for the event is at the Baptist Health Louisville doctors building, 4007 Kresge Way, directly across from the hospital with easy access to the park via a signaled crosswalk.

Get a great start to the holiday season with family, neighbors and friends, and best of all, … it’s FREE!

The seasonal lights will stay lit nightly until after the New Year. Residents and visitors to the community are welcome to visit the park daily throughout the holiday season to enjoy the lights.

Event is rain or shine.


Saturday, December 4, 2021

Light Up LaGrange 2021

New For 2021 . . . Ice Skating Rink

  • Hometown Pizza- Santa Claus Breakfast 7-10am

  • Oldham County History Center- Grinch Breakfast 7am-11am

  • City Place Choir & Band Performances all afternoon Pavillion 2

  • City Place Holiday Treats and activities in Pavilion 1 from 3-9pm

  • City Place Ice Skating Rink 3-9pm

  • LaGrange Railroad Museum Free Cookie Decorating and Crafts 3-5pm

  • LaGrange Railroad Museum Free walk through of decorated dining cars 5-9pm

  • Main Street Santa's Arrival Parade on Decorated Fire Trucks

  • Free Hot Chocolate from Grace Baptist Church

  • Free Doughnuts by Southeast Christian Church

  • Photo Ops in front of Courthouse Lawn

  • Dahlgren Pioneer Barn Meet Santa & Mrs. Claus 6:30-9pm


Saturday, December 4, 2021

Christmas in the Park

Wall Street Park at 6pm

Lebanon Junction Exit 105

Hosted by City of Lebanon Junction


Saturday, December 4, 2021

Light Up Shepherdsville

Shepherdsville First Street Park

December 4 at 6pm

Hosted by City of Shepherdsville

Due to COVID-19, the City of Shepherdsville will do a “drive-through” event this year for Light Up Shepherdsville. First Street Park will be lighted up so families can remain safe in their vehicles and see all the beautiful displays throughout the park. The lights will be activated at 6pm on Saturday, December 4 and remain on for the remaining month of December


Sunday, December 5, 2021


Light Up Lyndon

Robison Park