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Mainstrasse Village Holiday Events Guide

Covington's Mainstrasse Village is full of holiday charm this season.

Check out the list of events that the whole family can enjoy:

Christmas Tree Lighting - Wednesday, December 4th, 6:30 p.m.- Join the City of Covington in lighting the tree on 6th and Main.  Complete with carolers, free hot chocolate & cookies plus a petting zoo!  And...a visit from Santa!

Christmas Tree Sales - Purchase your fresh cut tree in MainStrasse Village - Friday, December 6th - Sunday, December 8th.  Reasonably priced frasier fir trees and wreaths will be available on the Sixth Street Promenade.  Make buying your tree in the Village a family tradition!

Arrival of St Nicholas - Friday, December 6, 6:00 p.m. -  Bring your children to the Goose Girl Fountain to experience the arrival of Saint Nicholas on horseback.  Each child will receive a gift from Saint Nicholas and free hot chocolate and cookies.

Shop Open House - Friday, December 6, 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.  Stroll through the streets, grab dinner at one of our locally-owned restaurants and purchase the last gifts on your list at one of our unique gift shops.  Christmas Karaoke on the Goose Girl Fountain from 7:00 - 11:00 p.m.  Winners of the storefront decorating contest will be announced during karaoke.  Sip on spiced Gluhwein while you enjoy the festivities.

Live Music by The Turkeys on the Goose Girl Fountain - Saturday, December 7th, 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Pet and People Photos by Rescue Angels - Sunday, December 8th from 2:00 till 5:00 p.m. at the Goose Girl Fountain.

Live Music by Northern Kentucky Brass - Sunday, December 8th from 1:00 till 4:00 p.m.

City of Covington Candy Cane Hunt - Saturday, December 14th - Event begins at 1:00 p.m., Hunt begins at 2:00 p.m. at Goebel Park.

Holiday Magic & Gifts - Sunday, December 15th  & Sunday, December 22 - Wertheim's Restaurant.  Enjoy a magic show and special gifts for the kids during brunch at Wertheim's - 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Maker's & Mistletoe Ugly Christmas Sweater Pub Crawl Challenge - Monday, December 23rd, 8:00 p.m. till 12:00 a.m.

Give back this season!  Support our Hats & Mittens Drive to Keep Covington Kids Warm.  Drop off new hats and mittens at the MainStrasse Village Association office (406 West 6th Street) or donate $1 by purchasing paper mittens at participating Covington businesses.  Donations will be distributed to Covington's kids through Covington Partners

Photo by Chuck Eilerman