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Thank you to the Presenting Sponsor of Luminate Lexington:

Holiday Lighting Festival presented by Baird

Sunday, November 26, 2023
3pm - 7pm
Triangle Park

Head to Triangle Park on November 26, and join us for our annual Holiday Lighting Festival presented by Baird! Lexington’s Christmas Tree will be lit with beautiful bright lights, and Lexington’s Hanukkah Menorah will shine ahead of the festival. Plus, community choirs will sing festive songs which are sure to put everyone in the holiday spirit!

Lexington’s Jewish community is excited to participate in this year’s Holiday Lighting Festival! A community choir performing Hanukkah songs will take to the stage as Lexington’s menorah, shining ahead of the Festival of Lights, adds to the holiday glow in downtown Lexington. Join the Jewish community to learn how they will celebrate this year’s festival while also taking part in a national effort to Shine A Light on antisemitism. Visit to learn more.

Schedule of events:
1 p.m-9 p.m – The Rink at Triangle Park will be open3 p.m. – Live music and vendors, including I Want Tacos at Triangle Park Cafe5:30 p.m – Hanukkah songs and Menorah presentation with Jewish Federation of the Bluegrass6 p.m. – Santa comes to Triangle Park to light the tree, followed by Christmas carols with The Lexington Singers

While you’re at the Holiday Lighting Festival, you can also enjoy the unique experience of ice skating in the heart of #downtownlex at the Rink at Triangle Park! More information on the rink is available under the events tab.


Thank You to the Presenting Sponsor of the Holiday Lighting Festival:

Downtown Lexington Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 2, 2023
11 am
Main Street, starting at Midland Avenue and ending at Mill Street

Santa Claus is coming to (down)town! The most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner and we couldn’t be more excited!

We hope you’ll join us on December 2nd at 11 am for the Downtown Lexington Christmas Parade! The parade will feature a variety of organizations, bands, floats, and of course, Santa himself! More information coming soon!