There’s no place like Madisonville & Hopkins County for the holidays! Magical light displays, downtown strolls, and seasonal events will have you feeling festive no matter your age. Unwrap some fun and make lasting memories during your visit! We’ve curated an entire weekend of classic holiday events just for you!
November 23, 2023 @ 4:00 pm – January 1, 2024 @ 9:00 pm
The City of Madisonville, Kentucky and The Hopkins County Tourist & Convention Commission, are excited to announce that Deck the Park will be returning for its 4th consecutive season. This FREE nightly Christmas attraction includes a Christmas Light drive thru, Community Christmas Trees, a Christmas Bazaar, a 33 foot LED Christmas tree, rides, and more!
Deck The Park will run nightly from November 23 through January 1, 2024 from 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM with featured guests each weekend. Guests include various food and retail vendors, a live nativity scene, carolers, a Christmas Bizarre and of course, Santa Claus!
December 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Have a Hallmark Holiday in Madisonville! Shop the Mistletoe Stroll and experience shopping in downtown Madisonville like never before! The third annual Mistletoe Art Stroll will be held in downtown Madisonville on Friday, December 1st from 5-8 PM.
Art, shopping, food, and fun! The Mistletoe Art Stroll is guaranteed to be a shopping experience with style! Support small businesses and creative artisans, all while checking off your holiday shopping list! Downtown businesses will open their doors and host artisans in their stores! Designated “stroll stops” will feature the local businesses you know and love and a guest artisan in their space! You can expect to find over 30 artisans featuring one-of-a-kind art, including locally poured candles, handcrafted jewelry, pottery, leather items, paintings, custom home décor, and so much more! Many local stores and restaurants will also have event specials and sales!
This family-friendly event will feature the Christmas Tree Lighting at 5:30 PM in front of the Historic Courthouse. Join community leaders as they light the tree and kick off the holiday season! Enjoy the classical sound of a local brass ensemble or sing along to your favorite Christmas carol on a free horse-drawn carriage ride downtown! Other activities scheduled for that evening include free balloon twisting, a stilt walker, free popcorn, ornament decorating, and more!
Participating businesses and artisans will be listed on visitmadisonvilleky.com. The Mistletoe Art Stroll will be held rain or shine as most vendors and artisans will be located indoors. For additional information, call the Hopkins County Tourist and Convention Commission at 270-821-4171.
December 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
The Madisonville Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2023, beginning at 5:00 PM.
More info coming soon!!
December 3 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Discover the charm of Madisonville, KY this holiday season with the Woman’s Club Holiday Tour of Homes. On December 3rd from 1-5 p.m., explore 5 beautifully decorated homes and get in the festive spirit. Tickets are priced at $15 and can be purchased in advance at The Gift Horse, Merle Norman, Gather at the Mark, or Hopkins County Tourism. Tickets can also be purchased on the day of the event at the MadCity Event Center, the tour’s headquarters. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the warmth and joy of the holiday season in Madisonville.