Candlelight at the Old State Capitol
Title: Candlelight at the Old State Capitol
Start: November 9, 2023, 5:00 pm EST
End: November 9, 2023, 8:00 pm EST
Address: 300 Broadway St. Frankfort, KY 40601
The annual Candlelight holiday event holds a special place in the hearts of Frankfort residents. This year the Kentucky Historical Society joins the celebration from the Old State Capitol -- the heart of the city – with choirs on the steps, family-friendly activities inside, and the magnificent tree lighting on its lawn. Take a tour of the building to see it decorated in a traditional Victorian style for the holidays.
6:00 pm - Tree lighting on OSC lawn with Mayor Layne Wilkerson and special guests
6:15 pm - Holiday Crafts in the OSC
7:00 pm - Capital City Chorale performance in OSC Vestible
Date: Thursday, November 9th - Saturday, November 11th, 2023
Time: 5:00 - 8:00 pm (each day)
Location: Historic Downtown Frankfort
Presented By: Commonwealth Credit Union
Our biggest event of the year, Candlelight Weekend, is here! Join us as our historic downtown transforms for the holidays - making the perfect backdrop to kick-off your holiday season.
🎄 Lighting of the Christmas Tree Ceremony: A tradition that lights up the heart of our town with the Stewart Home Choir
⛸ Ice Skating: Glide into the season with some icy fun!
🐎 Horse Carriage Rides: Journey through downtown in style (a thank you to our sponsor, Harrods Brother Funeral Home)
🐐 Petting Zoo: A delightful experience for kids and adults alike (a thank you to our sponsor, J.O. Osborne)
🎅 Meet Santa & Holiday Characters: Perfect photo ops to remember the season!
🍽 Festive Foods & Drinks: Savor seasonal delicacies and heartwarming beverages from your local favorites.
🖼 Window Decorating Contest: Witness the creativity of local businesses and vote for your favorite! (a thank you to our sponsor, AE Electrical Solutions)
🛍 Holiday Vendor Booths: Discover unique gifts, crafts, and more!