December 12, 2020

All Day

The Annual St. “Nich” Christmas Fest will be 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday. A day of shopping, food and music in Nicholasville will be topped off with Santa’s Christmas parade on Main Street at 5 p.m.

Shoppers can find Christmas gifts downtown and at craft fairs at the Courthouse, Catalyst Christian Church and the Coolidge Building. Other features include: holiday story time, Christmas carolers, The Ugly Sweater 5K, ornament workshop, skaters waltz and more.

Hot chocolate will be served after the parade as guests wait to get a photo with Santa.


Dress in your most outrageous holiday sweater and join in the Ugly Sweater 5K race at 4:30 p.m. Saturday. The entry fee is $20 and includes a commemorative t-shirt. Reduced entry fees for garland entries of families and groups. Awards will be presented to the top three male and top three female finishers, plus age group awards will be given. Special prizes for ugliest sweater, most holiday spirit and first garland to finish.

Race day registration begins at 3:30 p.m. in the Coolidge Building at 500 East Maple Street in Nicholasville. For more information and pre-registration go to or call John Howard at 859-396-9136.

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