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Louisville's Ultimate Holiday Events Guide 2017!
Louisville's Ultimate Holiday Events Guide 2017!
Presented by Park Community Credit Union
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Each year the Louisville MEGA Cavern is transformed into an underground holiday light spectacular for the Christmas season. Load up the kids and enjoy a 30 minute ride through part of 17 miles of underground passageways, which features over 850 lit characters with over 2,000,000 points of light. It's the only underground light show of its kind on the planet!
MEGA Cavern's Lights Under Louisville allows the public to drive their own vehicles inside the cavern, during the Christmas season, to experience this one of a kind holiday transformation. It's a great way to get your family in the mood this holiday season, so load up the kids and enjoy the sights and sounds of Lights Under Louisville.
LIGHTS UNDER LOUISVILLE DETAILS
On Saturday, December 16 from 11-3 The Louisville Mega Cavern is hosting our very own fundraiser! Santa's Pizzas PJ Party!
Santa’s Safari at the Louisville Zoo
December 9–10 & 16–17, 2017
10 a.m., Noon & 2 p.m.
Santa is making a special stop by the Louisville Zoo and he’s bringing some of his North Pole friends along too. Enjoy a visit and photo with Santa plus meet Mrs. Claus and Frosty the Snowman. Be part of Santa’s workshop where elves help families create a wonderful holiday craft. And of course, no visit would be complete without Mrs. Claus serving her famously delicious holiday treats and beverages (and hot chocolate or coffee for the grown-ups). Enjoy holiday sing-alongs and a complimentary photo with Santa for each child to take home. Then grab your special Santa Safari passport and begin your journey to experience one-on-one interactions with Zoo educators. Don’t forget to bring your cameras!
Separate tickets required for all attending. Ticket available online only at louisvillezoo.org/santa
Special tickets are required for all guests. Tickets must be purchased in advance online. Tickets, which include all-day Zoo admission, are:
|AGE||Louisville Zoo Members||Non-Members|
|Ages 3 and older||$15.95||$20.95|
|Ages 2 and under||$8.50||$11|
- Parking is $5 per vehicle for non-members – purchase the parking pass online with your tickets for maximum convenience and present with your admission tickets at the windows.
- Plan to arrive 15 minutes in advance of your scheduled session to walk to the Islands Gheens Room and be seated.
- No refunds or exchanges.
- ENJOY AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS!
A CHRISTMAS CAROL THE MUSICAL at Derby Dinner Playhouse
Nov. 15, 2017- Dec. 31, 2017
525 Marriott Dr, Clarksville, IN 47129
This spectacular Broadway musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ most well-known story breathes fantastic new life into the classic tale. A lavish and thrilling musical that is perfect for the holiday season! Various dates/times, most days there is a matinee and an evening performance – see website for choices or call the box office at 812-288-8281.
Tickets start at $38 and include a full buffet meal. See website for full performance schedule.
A FAIRY TALE CHRISTMAS at Derby Dinner Playhouse
Nov. 18, 2016- Dec. 23, 2017
525 Marriott Dr, Clarksville, IN 47129 – Children’s Musical Theatre suitable for ages 3 to 12. It’s the most wonderful time of the year in the land of Happily Ever After! Cinderella and Snow White are preparing for the Crystal Christmas Ball with all your favorite fairy tale characters. A kid-friendly buffet is included in the ticket price.
Price: Breakfast – $17.00; Lunch – $22.00
Breakfast 9:00 A.M. Show 10:00 A.M.
Lunch 12:00 P.M. Show 1:15 P.M.
November 18, 24, 25, December 2, 9, 16, 18*, 22, 23
*Dec. 18 Evening show only.
Holiday Shopping Fairs and Festivals
Friday, Nov. 3 - 6:30 - 9pm - Holiday LuLaPalooza Shopping and More!
All About Kids - 2531 Blankenbaker Pkwy, Louisville, Kentucky 40299
Come to our LuLaPalooza THIS FRIDAY NIGHT and you get one free raffle ticket just for attending. Bring a new, unwrapped toy and you get 10 more! Use them to try to win a 10 piece LLR Wardrobe and many other great prizes! Get your holiday shopping done early and check out all the great holiday leggings we will have. Details on the official event page here:https://www.facebook.com/events/372585876487931/?active_tab=discussion
Saturday, November 4 at 9 AM - 3 PM - Seneca Holiday Craft Bazaar!
Seneca High School Magnet Career Academy - 3510 Goldsmith Ln, Louisville, Kentucky 40220
Friday, November 17 - 6:30 - 8:30 pm - LuLaRoe Holiday Pop-Up Boutique
Woodland Baptist Church, 809 N Popelick Road, Louisville, KY, 40243
Saturday, November 18 - 12-4 pm - Middletown Holiday Vendor Fair
VFW Post 1170, 107 N Evergreen Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40243
Come get your holiday shopping done with 18 vendors including personalized gifts, jewelry, clothing and a visit from SANTA!
The Snowflake Shoppe at the JCC
The 3rd Annual Snowflake Shoppe is kicking off the holiday shopping season with a 2-day bazaar of artisans, crafters, vendors and direct sales reps.
Holiday shopping is better with sweets, drinks, and special surprises! Join us for the Snowflake Shoppe PREVIEW PARTY Saturday night! For only $10, you gain exclusive first-look access to what our vendors have to offer, beat the rush, and enjoy delicious appetizers and desserts… with a (complimentary) drink in hand!
On Sunday, the Snowflake Shoppe will be open to the public and FREE – with snacks and food for sale with our amazing vendors all under one roof.
Join us Saturday (6-9 p.m.), Sunday (10-3 p.m.), or BOTH!
Thursday November 30 – 5:30 – 8:30 pm – Holiday Sip & Shop Craft and Gift Show
Wildwood Country Club - 5000 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40291
Holiday Craft and Gift show at Wildwood. FREE to members and Guests. More than 30 vendors. Food and Beverage available for purchase. PUBLIC WELCOME
Saturday, December 2 - 12-3 pm - Nature of Christmas in Goshen 2017
Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve - 12501 Harmony Landing Rd, Goshen, Kentucky 40026
FREE, Donations encouraged (Rain date – December 9)
This FREE family event will put you in the holiday spirit! Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve will serve complimentary chili, hot dogs and hot chocolate. Visitors may shop at the artisans and gift booths inside the HEATED tent, kids can enjoy crafts inside the Nature Center, and everyone can take a ride on the hayride. From 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. enjoy being serenaded with live music by the St. John Bell Choir and Thomas McShane from Hewn from the Mountain Music Cafe. From 1:30 to 3:00 p.m., Santa and Mrs. Claus make a stop to greet the children, take photos and hand out treat bags to the first 200 children in line!
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Kids' crafts and face painting
12:30 - 1:15 p.m. St. John's Bell Choir
1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Santa and Mrs. Claus visit
OTHER GREAT HOLIDAY EVENTS
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical (Touring) - Nov. 28 - Dec. 3
The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts - 501 W Main St, Louisville, Kentucky 40202
Re-discover the magic of Dr. Seuss' classic holiday tale as it comes to life on stage. Originally conceived by the three time Tony Award-winning director Jack O'Brien, the whimsical world of Whoville is beautifully realized by an A-list creative team in this delightful musical production. Featuring the hit songs “You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas,” The Grinch discovers there's more to Christmas than he bargained for in this heart-warming holiday classic. Max the Dog narrates as the mean and scheming Grinch, whose heart is "two sizes too small", decides to steal Christmas away from the holiday loving Whos.
- Date(s): Tuesday, November 28th - Sunday, December 3rd
- Ages: Recommended 4+
- Price: Tickets start at $33.00
- Running Time: Approximately 1 hour 30 minutes
Visit Santa in His Sleigh and Eat Fresh Cupcakes!
10542 Fischer Park Dr, Louisville, Ky 40241
Get into the Christmas Spirit and visit the Louisville Santa House. Visitors will be greeted by the smell of fresh baked goods and the sights and sounds of Christmas! Santa will be spreading cheer and visiting guests in his sleigh for all to experience the magic of Christmas! Get pictures with some of Louisville's finest Santas. See the website for their dates and photo package costs.
98° At Christmas
Louisville Palace - 625 S 4th St, Louisville, Kentucky 40202
98 Degrees at Christmas!! Be sure you've reserved your tix - tag your friends and get ready for December 6th! Info: http://cncrt.ly/nIL
A Charlie Brown Christmas Live! ON STAGE!
Saturday, December 9, 2 p.m., 7 p.m.
The Brown Theatre - 315 W. Broadway, Louisville 40202
The classic animated television special comes to life in this faithful musical stage adaptation featuring all your favorite Peanuts characters and the classic Vince Guaraldi score. Join Charlie Brown, Linus, Snoopy, and the gang as they stage a play, save a tree, and learn the true meaning of Christmas. Tickets on sale through The Kentucky Center Ticket Service online, by phone (502.584.7777), and at The Kentucky Center box office (501 W. Main Street). Please note this performance does not take place at The Kentucky Center. The historic Brown Theatre on Broadway is located several blocks away from the Ohio River, near the intersection of Broadway and Third Street.
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* We make every attempt to accurately research all events listed, but we strongly suggest you contact the venues before arriving to be sure nothing has changed!
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