Lights Around the Lou



Blue’s Light Show

4602 Glenna Way, Louisville, KY 40219

December 1st to January 2nd
Wednesdays & Sundays: 6 pm to 9 pm
Fridays & Saturdays: 6 pm to 10 pm all the way through January 2nd
*Last week of December: 6 pm to 9 pm
Tune in to 91.3 to hear the music! Donations benefit the Boys & Girls Haven of Louisville.

Christmas in the Park

Freeman Lake Park (Blue Heron Way entrance) in Elizabethtown

November 24th to January 1st
6 pm to 11 pm

City of Jeffersontown’s Holiday Light Show

Veterans Memorial Park

November 21 to December 31
starts at 6 pm
Santa Claus and elves visit December 21st from 6 pm to 7:30 pm.

Lighting of the Trace

Buffalo Trace Distillery

December 2nd to January 1st
5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Santa will make a special socially distanced appearance along the holiday lights route on 12/2 & 12/9 through 12/12, from 5:30pm – 7:30pm!

Lights Under Louisville

Louisville Mega Cavern

November 12th to January 2nd
Daily Hours: 9:30am to 10pm
Thanksgiving Day: 6pm to 10pm
Christmas Day: 5pm to 10pm
Tickets are required in advance. Start at $32.99 for standard vehicles.

Southern Lights

Kentucky Horse Park *Campground Entrance – 4089 Iron Works Pike, Lexington, KY 40511

November 26th to December 31st (closed Christmas Eve)
5:30 pm to 10:00 pm
$25 per car.

Winter Woods Spectacular

4800 New Cut Road (at the intersection of New Cut and Southern Parkway)

November 26th to December 26th
Sundays to Thursdays: 6 pm to 10 pm
Fridays & Saturdays: 6 pm to 11 pm
Tickets start at $35 per car. Proceeds support Parks Alliance of Louisville.

*special sensory-friendly night is December 26th from 5 pm to 6 pm (no music or special effects)


Charlestown Christmas City

Greenway Park & City Square in Charlestown, Indiana

now until January 1st
6 pm to 10 pm

Clay Street Light Show

1249 South Clay Street (PRIVATE RESIDENCE)

November 27th: 6 pm to 11 pm
Sundays: 6 pm to 9 pm
Tune in to 89.9FM. You can sit in your car across the street or walk up to the residence. All donations benefit the Salvation Army.

Gardens Aglimmer

Waterfront Botanical Gardens

December 2nd to December 30th
Availability starts at 5:45 pm. Lights turn off at 9 pm.
$10 per person / $15 on peak nights. FREE for kids 12 and under. *Registrations MUST be made online in advance through Eventbrite. NO ADMISSIONS will be sold at the door. Please adhere to the entry time on your ticket.

Light Up St. Matthews at Brown Park

Brown Park (at the corner of Kresge Way and Browns Lane)

starts December 4th until after the New Year
Kicks off with fun holiday events from 3 pm to 6pm.

Lights on Main

Resurfaced lot at 615 W. Main Street

November 26th to December 12th
Monday and Tuesday: Closed
Wednesdays & Thursdays: 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays: 12:00 p.m. – 9:00
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.)

Toyland Christmas

6801 Melon Court, Louisville, KY

Nov 27th to Dec 25th
Sunday to Thursday: 6 pm to 10 pm
Friday & Saturday: 6 pm to 11pm
Walk through.
Donations support Home of the Innocents.

Don’t forget to check out our other holiday guides this season: December Family-Friendly Events, Santa Sightings, and Holiday Events!


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