Upcoming Events

NOV 22 - DEC 31, 2020 - Southern Lights Holiday Festival

We look forward to welcoming you and your family to the 2020 Southern Lights Holiday Festival! Drive through three miles of enchanting holiday light displays at the Southern Lights Holiday Festival powered by Friends of Coal, from the safety of your vehicle, November 22nd through December 31st, 5:30pm-10:00pm! Tickets are $25 per vehicle - cash/card at the gate or ONLINE (available November 1!). Drive by the North Pole to wave to Santa, wind through the millions of lights, take an optional socially distanced stroll through Animal Land, and join us for pony or camel rides!  WEBSITE 


NOV 27 - DEC 30 - ChristmasTime at the Ark Encounter

ChristmasTime at the Ark Encounter is becoming a Christmas family tradition. Enjoy the spectacular Christmas video sharing the hope of Christmas! And the state-of-the-art, 70-by-22-foot LED screen inside the Answers Center really makes the video colors and animation pop. You’ll also enjoy a life-size ark and gardens illuminated in rainbow-colored lights, Ararat Ridge Zoo, festive food and drinks, traditional Christmas carols, a massive fair trade market and gift shop for Christmas shopping, and so much more. Wednesday through Sunday evenings beginning at 5 p.m. (ET) from November 27 through December 20. Every evening beginning at 5 p.m. from December 21–30, closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. WEBSITE


NOV  27-29 - DEC 4-6, 11-13, 18-20, & 21-31, 2020 - Queenslake Christmas Reflections Light Show

Come See Christmas Reflections at Queenslake. Our first, COVID-safe, family-friendly, drive thru light show and Farm Christmas Light Display. Welcoming patrons through a drive thru spectacular Christmas light display. Drive-thru admission -$20 per carload. Walk-thru Barn Gift Market with hot chocolate, and photos with Santa ($15). Tickets can be purchased HERE.
Hours of Operation:
Nov 27 to Dec 13: Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays. 6pm to 10pm.
Dec 18 to Dec 30: Every night, 6pm to 10pm.
Dec 31 NYE: 8pm to 12am, and our New Year’s Eve Ball Drop Spectacular at midnight.


NOV 28, 2020 - 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.


DEC 5, 2020  - A Spirited Celebration - Virtual Holiday Extravaganza

Join us for a virtual Holiday Celebration in the heart of Downtown Georgetown! Sing along to classic holiday songs from some of your favorite local artists, get your holiday greetings from Santa Claus and enjoy Georgetown's annual lighting of the Christmas tree from home.
Tune in to our Facebook page for this virtual video experience on Saturday, December 5th at 7:30pm! For more information: WEBSITE


DEC 5, 2020  - Letters to Santa

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, which means it’s time to mail Santa your Christmas letters. Normally you would write the letters at the Museum, but this year, we ask that you write your letter at home, then drop it off at the Georgetown & Scott County Museum on December 5th. (We will provide stamps to The North Pole.) On December 19, you can return to the Museum to pick-up a personalized letters from Santa. Georgetown & Scott County Museum


DEC 11 & 12, 2020 - Polar Express  (Online Event)

Tune in to Scott County Public Library's Facebook page on Friday and Saturday (5:30 PM - 7:30 PM) for a virtual storytime featuring “The Polar Express” from the Sadieville Train Car. For more information please visit http://www.scottpublib.org/ or call 502-863-3566

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