Festive Fête de Noel Spreads Holiday Joy in Paristown
Holiday activities include ice skating, train rides, Santa House and holiday market
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (November 21, 2023) — Paristown’s Annual Fête de Noël turns five and is spreading holiday joy November 24 through January 2. The six-week winter holiday festival includes an outdoor ice-skating rink, Santa’s House for take-your-own photos, Brent Street Holiday Market, Paristown Express trackless train and a new Village Arctic Arcade area. The Paristown entertainment hub will be decked out with festive decorations, holiday music and food and beverage options.
Paristown’s Fête de Noël holiday visitors can enjoy food and beverage options at The Café and the Village Market, open seven days per week for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The popular food hall has five local, independent restaurant concepts to choose from -- the Village Market’s newest restaurant vendor, Noche Mexican BBQ, Jeff’s Donuts, Bunz Burgerz, Banditz Pizza and Sarap Filipino Eatery. In addition, favorites like Kentucky Hot Cocoa — with or without Woodford Reserve – and a selection of delicious specialty cocktails with Korbel, Captain Morgan and Don Julio will be among the adult beverages featured at the rink-side concession stand and the “Abominable Bar.”
Stoneware & Co., the iconic Kentucky lifestyle brand located in Paristown and known for unique, hand-crafted treasures perfect for holiday gift giving, will maintain special holiday hours in their spectacular retail space. Stoneware & Co. will be participating in a number of special promotional events throughout the holiday season and will continue to feature their popular “paint your own” Christmas ornament experience. To learn more and make reservations, go to: stonewareandco.com.
Fête de Noël programming includes holiday family movie nights, weekly “Karaoke on Ice, Live from the Korbel stage” on Thursday nights, a special performance of Nutcracker on Ice, presented by the Louisville Skating Academy, the return of the hugely popular “Drag Queens on Ice,” benefitting Kentuckiana Pride Foundation, as well as many other special events. In addition, interactive performances of “The Snowy Day and Other Stories,” a new collaboration between Stage One, the Louisville Orchestra and Kentucky Performing Arts will take place in Paristown Hall during the weekends of Dec. 8 – 10 and 15 – 17. For tickets, go to: www.kentuckyperformingarts.org
For more information and to purchase tickets for all attractions and to inquire about corporate holiday parties or large group private rentals, go to: paristown.com/fetedenoel
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