December 2023 guide to Family-Friendly Events


december 2023

The year is almost over, but the family fun is just getting started! Here are our top picks of family-friendly events and things to do in December 2023.

Andrea Bocelli

December 2nd
KFC Yum Center
Louisville, KY

Old Louisville Holiday Home Tour

December 2 – 3
12 – 5pm
Old Louisville Visitors Center
Central Park

Christmas Gifts and Décor Show

December 8 – 10
Friday 11am – 7pm
Saturday 10am – 7pm
Sunday 11am – 5pm
Kentucky Expo Center
Louisville, KY

FREE Admission! FREE photos with Santa for all kids!

Santa’s Wonderland {Bass Pro Shop & Cabela’s}

Now through December 24
by Online Appointment

FREE photos with Santa, letters to Santa, and so much more!

Bass Pro Shops Clarksville
951 E. Lewis & Clark Parkway
Clarksville, Indiana 47129

Cabela’s Louisville
5100 Norton Healthcare Blvd
Louisville, Kentucky 40241

The Brown-Forman Nutcracker

December 8, 16, & 22
1:30 – 2:30pm
The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts
501 W Main Street
Louisville, KY

Light Up Louisville

December 2
4 – 9pm
Downtown Louisville

A Wizard’s Christmas: Dinner & Marketplace

December 15 – 17
11am – 2pm | 5:30 – 8:30pm
Louisville Palace Theatre
625 S 4th Street
Louisville, KY 40202

Enjoy Louisville’s most magical holiday dinner and show event! Guests will get to dine in one of 5 immersive dining halls styled after a wintery garden on the Castle Grounds, 2nd Floor Corridor in the Palace, Potions Classroom, Magical Marketplace, and the Great Hall.

A Christmas Carol

December 7 – 17
Highview Arts Center
7406 Fegenbush Lane
Louisville, KY

An Old Kentucky Christmas Carol — My Old Kentucky Home

December 1 – 16
My Old Kentucky Home Museum
501 E Stephen Foster Avenue
Bardstown, KY

Make sure to check out our Holiday Lights Around the Lou roundup and our Holiday Gift Guide as well!


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