Christmas in Barbourville

Christmas in Barbourville

Christmas in Barbourville kicks off with our celebration of lights featuring The Twelve Days of Christmas. Enjoy other beautiful light displays at our city parks and downtown area. One of the seasonal traditions includes the “I Believe In Santa Claus Parade”, the first Saturday in December. Christmas in Barbourville Festival is held the first weekend in December each year. It includes favorites such as Annual Lighting of The Tree, Top Baker Showcase, Silent Christmas Tree and Wreath Auction, and handmade crafts in our Christmas Bazaar.





2018 I Believe in Santa Claus Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 6 p.m. RAIN OR SHINE
(Decorated floats must be in line by 5 p.m. in order to be judged)

NO ENTRY FEE! (Click here to download the entry form)

Floats will be judged and prizes awarded to the top 4 best entries:

1st place – $500 and a ribbon

2nd place – $250 and a ribbon

3rd place – $125 and a ribbon

4th place – $75 and a ribbon


Line-up begins at 5 p.m. on North Main Street

Children can meet Santa Claus and receive a free treat at the stage (located near the Courthouse) after the Christmas parade!

For more information, contact Michael Mitchell 606-765-0091, Martha Mitchell 606-595-0451, JoAnn Cheek 606-546-3300, or Ellis Gregory 606-622-4029.


Remember, FLOATS CANNOT include a Santa!

Entry form: