Christmas in Elkton and Parade 2016


Saturday, December 10, 2016

Christmas in Elkton and Parade will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2016 in Elkton, Kentucky.  The day starts off with local businesses having open house, Christmas sales and free refreshments throughout the day.  See the list below of participating businesses and other events going on during this day.

Starting at 5:00 pm, join the Elk Fork Strings in the Historic Courthouse Welcome Center for a Christmas concert.  There will also be cookies, hot chocolate, coffee and pizza bites served in the Center.  

The Elkton Christmas Parade will start at 6 PM, leaving Todd Central High School parking lot at 806 South Main Street, then going North on Hwy 181 to Public Square, exit square on West Main Street.  Once the parade gets to the Milliken Community House on West Main Street, parade participants can go in any direction to return to the high school or home.  This is in an effort to alleviate heavy traffic at the high school when the parade is complete.

Immediately following the parade, Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit with children at the Milliken Memorial Community House starting at about 7:00 PM.  Also in the Community House:

  • Free pictures with Santa – digital pictures will be made that will be available for free download at a few days after the event. 
  • Free refreshments.
  • Free goodie bags sposnored by BR Knuckles Insurance, Subway of Elkton and Dairy Queen.


Refreshments sponsored by: City of Elkton, Marklin Insurance, United Southern Bank, Elkton Bank and Trust Co., Subway of Elkton, Something Special, Latham’s Fabric, L&R Soda Shop and Weathers Drugs, El Torito, Purple Daizi, Sweet Caroline’s Boutique, Cox Farms, Bells Chapel Church, Providence Church, Trenton Homemakers, and Out of the Way Café.


If you are interested in participating in the parade, visit the Christmas Parade Page to download or complete an online application. Or, call the Welcome Center at 270-265-7070 for more information.


Christmas in Elkton Participating Businesses:

  • Something Special—84 Public Square—10% off Christmas items, Register for door prize
  • Latham’s Fabric—40 Public Square—10% off in stock items
  • L&R Soda Bar-Weathers Drugs—44 Public Square—Hot cocoa and theme treats
  • Sweet Caroline’s Boutique—64 Public Square—Register for door prize
  • Subway—20 Public Square—Free chips with sub purchase
  • The Purple Daizi—63 Public Square—Refreshments