Upcoming Events


Nov 17-18, 2017 - Bluegrass Rockin’ Rodeo

Attendees to the Bluegrass Rockin’ Rodeo will have the opportunity to cheer on 90 of the best cowboys and cowgirls in the country as they compete in bareback and saddle broncs, calf roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing, team roping, cowgirl breakaway roping and bull riding. Along with witnessing an incredible show featuring the best-of-the-best in the rodeo world, attendees will also be able to indulge in Kentucky Proud food, craft beer and bourbon, shopping, and concerts each night following competition. Gates open at 5:00 p.m., with the show starting at 7:30 p.m. Visit their WEBSITE for more event information.


Nov 17-Dec 31, 2017 - Southern Lights

The annual Southern Lights Holiday Festival takes place Nov. 17-Dec. 31 at the Kentucky Horse Park. With three full miles of lights, this family-friendly festival has an eye-popping, selfie-worthy array of holiday displays. Drive through the lights, then enjoy park activities: local crafts, model trains and mini train rides, visits with Santa, pony and camel rides, an exotic petting zoo and more. Regularly chosen as a Top 20 Event in the Southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society, the festival is open 5:30-10:00 p.m. (except for Thanksgiving night and Dec. 24-31). Browse the Kentucky Horse Park Gift Shop and see the Bluegrass Railroad Club Model Trains. Visit their WEBSITE for ticket information.


Nov 25, 2017 - Small Business Saturday

Shop small and celebrate your community with the small businesses that make it special – this is the mission of Small Business Saturday, a promotion launched by American Express in 2010 to encourage people across the country to support small, local businesses. With dozens and dozens of independently-owned shops and boutiques, galleries and restaurants – many located in its picturesque Victorian-era downtown, Georgetown makes it easy to support this annual shopping tradition with promotions and discounts at participating small businesses on Saturday, Nov. 25.


Dec 2, 2017 - Home for the Holidays

Come “Home for the Holidays,” on Dec. 2 when Georgetown/Scott County Tourism Commission presents family-friendly activities on the Square from 2-5 p.m., followed by the annual “Light up the Season” themed holiday parade at 6 p.m. The official lighting of the tree will take place at the conclusion of the parade with pictures with Santa immediately following. Interested in participating in this year’s parade and/or activities? Contact Georgetown/Scott County Tourism at 502-863-2547.


Dec 8-10 & 15-20, 2017 - Ward Hall Candlelight Tours

Step inside Ward Hall, one of the nation’s finest Greek Revival-style mansions, trimmed for the holidays and illuminated with dozens of candles. Learn the history of this 12,000-square-foot villa, built for $50,000 (which was paid in gold) and completed in 1857, at Ward Hall’s annual Candlelight Tours from 6-9 p.m. on Dec. 8-10 & 15-20. Tickets are purchased at the door. $7 for adults and $5 for children. 




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