The 2020 event that took Mount Vernon by storm is back for the 2021 Winter in Downtown Mount Vernon season! Up to a dozen houses will be going ALL OUT for this special residential holiday lighting competition. Sponsored by Knox County Foundation, Festival of Lights is a special way for you and your family to celebrate the holidays without risking those big crowds! Local community members and visitors from all over are invited to drive, bike or even walk the Festival of Lights trail provided on Main Street's Facebook Event Page the week of the event. Once you've seen all the houses, it's your turn to help us choose the best of the best! With three different categories this year, every house has a chance to win! Categories are Best Gingerbread, Best White Lights, and Best Colorful Lights!  Think you have what it takes to take home an award? Click the link below to fill out the application!  https://forms.gle/wobdk2Lyjdpso5NQ6 MUST BE A MOUNT VERNON RESIDENT WITHIN CITY LIMITS. FIRST 25 APPLICATIONS TO BE ACCEPTED! 10 FINALISTS APPROVED. 3 AWARD WINNERS!

Admission
Free

A Christmas Carol

Dec 02, 2021
Starts at 07:00 pm
VIEW DETAILS Theatre

The Rural Society Antique and Garden Show

Dec 03, 2021
Starts at 05:00 pm
VIEW DETAILS Arts & Crafts

Candles & Carols

Dec 04, 2021
Starts at 06:30 pm
VIEW DETAILS Outdoor Recreation

Christmas with Rockapella

Dec 08, 2021
Starts at 07:30 pm
VIEW DETAILS Concerts

Fire & Ice

Dec 11, 2021
Starts at 05:00 pm
VIEW DETAILS Benefits & Fundraisers

Holiday Extravaganza at the Woodward

Dec 15, 2021
Starts at 06:00 pm
VIEW DETAILS Family

Steing Brewing Co. Presents A Celtic Christmas

Dec 17, 2021
Starts at 06:00 pm
VIEW DETAILS Concerts

The Rural Society Holiday Luncheon

Dec 18, 2021
Starts at 11:30 am
VIEW DETAILS Food & Beverage

The 2020 event that took Mount Vernon by storm is back for the 2021 Winter in Downtown Mount Vernon season! Up to a dozen houses will be going ALL OUT for this special residential holiday lighting competition. Sponsored by Knox County Foundation, Festival of Lights is a special way for you and your family to celebrate the holidays without risking those big crowds! Local community members and visitors from all over are invited to drive, bike or even walk the Festival of Lights trail provided on Main Street's Facebook Event Page the week of the event. Once you've seen all the houses, it's your turn to help us choose the best of the best! With three different categories this year, every house has a chance to win! Categories are Best Gingerbread, Best White Lights, and Best Colorful Lights!  Think you have what it takes to take home an award? Click the link below to fill out the application!  https://forms.gle/wobdk2Lyjdpso5NQ6 MUST BE A MOUNT VERNON RESIDENT WITHIN CITY LIMITS. FIRST 25 APPLICATIONS TO BE ACCEPTED! 10 FINALISTS APPROVED. 3 AWARD WINNERS!

Admission
Free

A Christmas Carol

Dec 02, 2021
Starts at 07:00 pm
VIEW DETAILS Theatre

The Rural Society Antique and Garden Show

Dec 03, 2021
Starts at 05:00 pm
VIEW DETAILS Arts & Crafts

Candles & Carols

Dec 04, 2021
Starts at 06:30 pm
VIEW DETAILS Outdoor Recreation

Christmas with Rockapella

Dec 08, 2021
Starts at 07:30 pm
VIEW DETAILS Concerts

Fire & Ice

Dec 11, 2021
Starts at 05:00 pm
VIEW DETAILS Benefits & Fundraisers

Holiday Extravaganza at the Woodward

Dec 15, 2021
Starts at 06:00 pm
VIEW DETAILS Family

Steing Brewing Co. Presents A Celtic Christmas

Dec 17, 2021
Starts at 06:00 pm
VIEW DETAILS Concerts

The Rural Society Holiday Luncheon

Dec 18, 2021
Starts at 11:30 am
VIEW DETAILS Food & Beverage