Christmas in London – Laurel County!

lighting christmas tree

Christmas in London – Laurel County, Kentucky!

Thousands of lights bring a cheery Christmas glow to London, from the roof lines and park downtown to surrounding neighborhoods where residents compete to give visitors the best Christmas light display.

Don’t miss: The nighttime Randy Smith Christmas on Main Parade of Lights


New fun for ‘21: Weekends in December, in addition to thousands of lights, Town Center Park  will have food vendors and Christmas activities.


Only here Christmassy experience: Lights Around London Christmas Light Driving Tour with Laurel County residents competing for the best Christmas light display. Visitors cast their votes via Venmo to help raise money for the Shop with a Cop program.

The Randy Smith Christmas On Main Parade

Friday, Dec. 3, 2021
randy smith christmas parade

The Randy Smith Christmas on Main Parade, presented by City of London Tourism, will take place on Friday, December 3rd at 7 PM. This year’s theme is “Christmas at the Movies: Part III.” Following the parade, join us for the Town Center Park Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. The 35-foot tree features programmable lights and plays carols every 30 minutes. This event also features a Christmas Book Walk: Kids and their parents can listen to readings of classic Christmas stories at various downtown businesses.


Parade Float Registration


Parade Competition Rules and Details 

London Community Orchestra Christmas Concert

Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021

Enjoy the sounds of your favorite Christmas classics at the London Community Orchestra Christmas Concert. This concert will be held on Saturday, December 4th at 7 PM at First Baptist Church.


The London Community Orchestra Christmas Concert is a local favorite! You won’t want to miss this incredible show.

Winter Wonder Camp Drive-Thru at Feltner 4-H Camp

Dec. 4 – 23, 2021
feltner winder wondercamp
Join us at Feltner 4-H Camp in London KY for 17 nights of lighted holiday displays, hot chocolate, & MORE! Monday-Saturday (December 4-23) from 6:30-9:30pm. A Donation of any amount secures your family vehicle ticket. School, Church, & Tour Bus: $25.00

*JM Feltner 4-H Camp is a non-profit organization that has provided outdoor education and camping opportunities to kids of Eastern and Central Kentucky for over 60 years. The Covid-19 Pandemic has left camp in a rough place, financially and your generous support is more than appreciated while we continue to innovate and fund-raise to keep the lights on and welcome campers in 2022.

Christmas Bookwalk 

Dec. 3
christmas bookwalk

London Downtown & City of London Tourism are proud to announce the return of the Christmas Book Walk! Downtown London will host 13 stops this year where children & adults can hear a Christmas story read by a local business owner as part of the Christmas on Main festivities on Friday, December 3. Merry Christmas, London! Stop in at the participating locations at 5:30, 6:00 and 6:30. The Randy Smith Christmas on Main Parade will begin at 7:00p.m. and runs along Main Street between London Elementary School and Carnaby Square.

Lights Around London Christmas Light Driving Tour

Dec. 4 – 31, 2021
Lights Around London

The Lights Around London Christmas Light Driving Tour features local homes & businesses with spectacular holiday displays and lights. A listing of participants and a Google map will be available beginning December 1, 2021.


Visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite light display via Venmo, with proceeds benefiting London’s Shop with a Cop Chapter. The 2020 tour had 60 participants; more are expected this year. A full list of participating locations, along with voting details can be found at

Southeast Kentucky Community Christmas Chorus

Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021
Southeast Kentucky Community Christmas Chorus

Southeast Kentucky Community Christmas Chorus will perform on Sunday, December 5th at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in downtown London, Kentucky.


The Southeast Kentucky Community Christmas Chorus is a group of singers from London, Corbin, and surrounding areas that have come together for an annual Christmas Concert, representing many local churches. Come enjoy your favorite Christmas classics with your family and friends!

Christmas at Town Center Park In Downtown London

Every Weekend In December

Celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season as we light the Town Center Christmas Tree on Tuesday, November 30. Local school groups will lead the crowd in Christmas songs beginning at 6pm with the lighting of the tree taking place at 7:30p.m.


Town Center Park in downtown London, Kentucky is a Christmas destination for the entire family, see our interactive Christmas tree, beautiful Christmas decorations, and thousands of lights every weekend during the month of December.

LIVE Nativity Drive Thru
Faith Assembly Church of God

Dec. 9, 10, 11 2021
Live nativity

Follow the star to Faith Assembly of God this Christmas to hear the story of Jesus’ birth as you drive through the Live Nativity. Click the play button on the audio file below as you enter the gates.


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