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Friday, Dec. 29: Ice Skating Open 12–11 p.m.

2023 WINTER HOLIDAY FESTIVAL

– PRESENTED BY –
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LOUISVILLE’S SHARPEST
HOLIDAY DESTINATION

Start your newest holiday season tradition at Paristown’s annual Fête De Noël ("Festival of Christmas") Winter Holiday Festival, a 6-week winter wonderland featuring Louisville’s only authentic outdoor ice skating rink, photos with Santa, the Brent Street Holiday Market, trackless train rides and so much more. Skate, shop, eat and drink in the heart of Paristown starting November 2023.

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CRYSTAL ICE SKATING RINK

720 Brent Street, Louisville, KY 40204

This stunning 100'x50' outdoor ice skating rink is an authentic sheet of ice featuring festive holiday music, skate rentals for all ages and connected concession stand bar. General admission tickets include 60 minutes of ice time and complimentary skate rental.

 

Public skating hours subject to change depending on weather and ice rink conditions. Follow @paristownky on Instagram for up-to-date info and announcements.

BRENT STREET

HOLIDAY MARKET

Nov. 24–26  |  Nov. 30–Dec. 3
Dec. 7–10  |  December 14–23

 

Free and open to the public! Returning to Brent Street in Paristown for the holiday season. Shop dozens of specialty gift ideas from local and regional makers across 20 outdoor pop-up shops lining Brent Street.

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PHOTOS WITH SANTA

11 a.m.–4 p.m
Dec. 2 & 3 | Dec. 9 & 10 | Dec. 18–23

Get creative during your own personal photoshoot with Santa himself at his all-new Louisville workshop located on Brent Street. $10 tickets include admission for groups of up to six people. 

KROGER FRESH EXPRESS TRACKLESS TRAIN RIDES

Take a magical ride around the Paristown Arts District in this fully custom trackless train. 

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SPECIAL EVENTS & HOLIDAY MOVIE NIGHTS

 

Check our events calendar for everything happening in Paristown this holiday season. Come down for movie nights, karaoke on ice, Kentuckiana Pride's annual "Drag Queens On Ice", Paristown Hall concerts and more. Every night is special at Fête de Noël. 

FOOD & BEVERAGE

 

Enjoy festive cocktails and refreshments from the 4 bars, 5 restaurants, and Jeff's Donuts newest Louisville location inside The Village Market Food Hall. Grab breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner before or after you hit the ice, and stroll the Brent Street Holiday Market with Kentucky Hot Cocoa or hot cider. 

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THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS

Paristown would like to thank all of the sponsors, vendors and partners that make Fête de Noël possible. Your partnership is greatly appreciated!

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GETTING TO PARISTOWN

 

731 Brent Street

Louisville, KY 40204

Paristown is accessible from Broadway via Brent Street or from E. Breckenridge via Vine Street. Public parking is available in Paristown at our 712 Vine Street lot. Brent Street will remain closed for the duration of the festival.

  • How do I get on the ice?
    $15 general admission ice skating tickets are exclusively available online through eTix and include 60-minutes of ice time with complimentary skate rental. Tickets are redeemable any time the ice skating rink is open to the public. General admission ice time and skate sizes are available first-come, first-served. Season tickets are available for $125. Public skating hours are subject to change depending on weather and ice rink conditions. Ticket sales are available online only. All sales are final. No refunds.
  • Is there parking in Paristown?
    Public parking is available at our closest lot on the corner of Vine Street and Swan Street at 700 Vine Street — or across from the Louisville Urban Government Center at 814 Vine Street.
  • What size rental skates are available?
    Skate sizes range from a youth 9 to a men's 14. Strap on skates are available for children under 40 lbs. Skate sizes are available first-come, first-served.
  • Are skate trainers available?
    Skate trainers are free to use and available for children first-come, first-served.
  • How long is each skate session?
    General admission tickets guarantee up to 60-minutes of ice time.
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