Light Up Louisville

Light up louisville

LouisvilleKY’s official holiday season kickoff Nov. 23 to Jefferson Square

Louisville, KY., – The city’s largest and most beloved holiday event, Light Up Louisville, returns for the 38th year on Nov. 23, outside of Metro Hall in Jefferson Square. Light Up Louisville is the official starting point for the holiday season in Louisville. This event has become a holiday tradition for scores of residents and their visiting friends and family. It is a day full of excitement, entertainment and community. “Light Up Louisville is the perfect way for our city to usher in the holidays,” said Mayor Greg Fischer. “After a big Thanksgiving meal the day before, grab your kids and…


light up louisville

Light Up Louisville returns to Jefferson Square Park

Louisville, Ky., – Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Light Up Louisville, which kicks off the month-long celebration of Louisville’s Holiday in the City, is returning to its roots at Jefferson Square and Metro Hall. Now in its 37th year, Light Up, the official starting point for the holiday season in Louisville, brings together people from all over the city, along with family, friends and visitors, to enjoy a day full of excitement, entertainment and community. “For so many of us, the holidays mean ‘coming home,’ gathering with family and friends in traditional ways and comfortable spaces,” the Mayor said. “So…


Christmas Tree

Halloween is over, guess it’s time to think about the NEXT holiday in LouisvilleKY

Mayor Announces 2016 Holiday in the City Celebration kicks off with Light Up Louisville and runs through December 23rd Louisville, KY – Mayor Greg Fischer has announced plans for Light Up Louisville to return for its 36th year on November 25, kicking off the month-long celebration of Louisville’s Holiday in the City. The event, the official starting point for the holiday season, brings together citizens from all over the city, along with family, friends and visitors, to enjoy a day full of excitement, entertainment and community. The festivities continue until December 23 as Holiday in the City, a gift from…


Christmas Tree

LouisvilleKY thinking ahead to Christmas

Louisville Metro seeking 40-foot tree for annual event Louisville, KY., – Louisville Metro is looking for someone to donate the large Christmas tree that will stand in Jefferson Square Park through the holidays. “It is always the main attraction of our Light Up celebration,” said Mayor Greg Fischer. “We hope someone will come forward with just the right tree.” The tree should be a spruce or fir, about 40 feet tall and well-shaped. The city will cut and transport the tree to its prominent spot at 6th and Jefferson Streets. Anyone interested in donating a tree should call MetroCall 311….


light up louisville

Celebrate Louisville’s Rich Traditions & Annual Festivities With Holiday in the City

LOUISVILLE, KY. (Sept. 30, 2015) – Holiday in the City, a gift from MainSource Bank, will expand upon the festive history of Louisville’s seasonal traditions and showcase the city as a true year-end destination.  Light Up Louisville, powered by LG&E, the annual welcoming event for the holidays, returns for its 35th year and will now kick off the month-long celebration of Louisville’s Holiday in the City. “The spirit of the holidays is a great way to bring our city together and this festival will provide an energetic venue for families and visitors to enjoy,” Mayor Greg Fischer said. “We want…