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Holiday Lighting Festival presented by Baird

Sunday, November 28, 2021
3pm - 7pm
Triangle Park

Head to Triangle Park on November 28, and join us for our annual Holiday Lighting Festival presented by Baird! Watch as Lexington’s Christmas Tree is lit up in beautiful bright lights, the first candle of Lexington’s Menorah is lit, and holiday carols are sung, getting everyone in the holiday spirit!

Along with the lighting itself, DJ Forerunner will be there from 3 pm-6 pm spinning holiday hits, Downtown Lexington Partnership will have a “letters to Santa” station as well as a take-home craft, and there will be vendor booths such as Raising Canes and Metronet!

While you’re there, 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.

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Downtown Lexington Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 4, 2021
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 4th at 11am for the Downtown Lexington Christmas Parade! The parade will feature a variety of organizations, bands, floats, and of course, Santa himself!


Quite a few #downtownlex businesses are offering special discounts or deals in honor of the parade tomorrow, be sure to stop by and take advantage of the savings! Don’t forget, your purchase could win you $500 cash or a weekly $50 gift card to a local business. Learn more about Shop and Celebrate presented by Central Bank and how to get involved here.
  • Nate’s Coffee
    • Snow Day Mocha – a wintery sweet drink with peppermint and white mocha! You can also try it as a Snow Day Steamer without the coffee!
  • A Cup of Common Wealth
    • Free 8oz hot chocolate with any purchase!
  • Tilted Kilt
    • Peppermint’ini ($7.50)
  • High On Art and Coffee
    • Dirty Santa: White chocolate latte with your choice of milk, homemade peppermint whipped cream, and a candy cane
    • Mrs. Claus: White chocolate chai latte with your choice of milk, homemade peppermint whipped cream, and a candy cane! (Can be made dirty by adding espresso)
    • Naughty Elf: Peppermint hot chocolate with peppermint whipped cream and a candy cane!
  • Carson’s
    • Eggnog Bread Pudding with gingersnap cream cheese frosting (Also served as French Toast)
    • Peppermint Martini
  • Old School Coffee
    • Themed Drinks
    • Free kids’ hot chocolate with any purchase!
  • Lexington Marriott City Center/Infinity: A SkyBar and Cafe
    • Spiked Infinity Cider
    • 10% off coupon for next visit (only for parade-goers who show proof such as a picture at the parade or submitted survey)
  • Oscar Diggs
    • Spiked Hot Chocolate
    • Christmas Cookies
    • Candy Cane Shots
  • girlsgirlsgirls Burritos
    • Mexican Hot Chocolate (non-alcoholic option)
    • Hot Apple Cider (non-alcoholic option)
    • Food: Girls’ Made Tamales (vegan but has meat option)
  • Centro
    • 20% off of all mimosas and bloody Mary’s to parade attendees

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