Entry Fee - $5 per person
Kids 7 & Under - FREE!
Limited Walk-Up Tickets Available

Christmas at Mustard Seed Hill is a spectacular holiday tradition in Millersburg, Kentucky; just 30 minutes north of Lexington in the heart of Bourbon County. Stroll the breath-taking lights, enjoy music, gather with friends, shop for the perfect gift and don’t miss the most stunning gingerbread house displays in Kentucky.  

Visitors throughout the Bluegrass come to experience the magnificent 3-acre Christmas light display, highlighted by a magnificent 30’ ribbon tree, 32’ glowing ribbon arch, dazzling 20’ starburst,  Christmas sleigh and more. The incredible 14’ illuminated walk-through ornament is the perfect family-photo spot and a beloved location for engagement proposals!    
 

Christmas Lights 

November 27 – January 1

 5-9 PM Nightly

 

Gingerbread House Exhibit

November 27 - December 23

Wed - Sat – 5-9PM

Sun - 3-9PM

 

Artisans' Market & Holiday Cafe

November 27 - December 23

Wed - Sat - 5-9PM

Sun - 3-9PM

 
 
Gingerbread House Exhibit
This year the newly renovated McIntyre Hall will host the 3rd Annual Gingerbread House Competition with more than 60 outstanding culinary creations vying for $10,000 in prize money.  Champions of each category will be displayed in the historic Allen House, a warm, welcoming mansion that has been expertly decorated for the holidays.  Another great location for that family photo! 

All houses will be on display in the historic Allen House and McIntyre Hall throughout the Holiday Season.

November 27th - December 23rd  

Wednesday - Saturday   5-9PM

Sunday    3-9PM 

Tickets - $5 per person*

*In addition to general admission

Enter your house to win by November 14th

 
Artisans' Market
The expanded Artisan’s Market will include a lineup of 60+ artists providing more than 200 handmade products for the 4,000 sq/ft indoor retail store. Items ranging handcrafted wooden toys, cutting boards, pottery, home décor, one-of-a-kind ornaments, jewelry, soaps, clothing and bakery items are only a few of the wide ranging choices available. 
 
Food & Refreshments

The Christmas Café and Holiday Tent offer warm, lovely places to enjoy a cup of hot chocolate, grab a bite to eat and partake in a variety of programming activities. Eat a sandwich around one of the fire-pits or enjoy a tasty treat while the children are sipping on a delicious hot chocolate.

 

How much does it cost to attend Christmas at Mustard Seed Hill?


Christmas at Mustard Seed Hill costs $5 per person, kids 7 and under are free. This ticket covers your admission to enter the grounds to see the lights, shop the Artisans Market and visit the Christmas Café.

There is an additional $5 entry fee to tour the historic Allen House mansion and the newly renovated McIntyre Hall, both beautifully decorated for the holidays. These buildings will also house our amazing Gingerbread House displays. Proceeds from these ticket sales will go towards our continued efforts to restore the rest of the campus.

We highly recommend buying your tickets online in advance!




Where can I park?


When you arrive at Mustard Seed Hill, follow the signs to the North driveway and park in the back. If full, there is also parking available across the street at City Hall, as well as on the street.




When is the best time to come to Christmas at Mustard Seed Hill?


This year, we have a full calendar of events around Christmas at Mustard Seed Hill. Our light display will be available for viewing every night from 5PM-9PM. During that time, visitors can park and walk through the campus to see the lights up close.

The Artisans Market will be open 5PM – 9PM on Wednesday through Sunday. The Christmas Cafe will also be open during this time for visitors to purchase various food and beverage options. You don’t have to grab and go – you can grab a seat at a table while you eat and enjoy time with your family and friends.

The Allen House mansion and McIntyre Hall will house the Gingerbread House Displays. Hours for this exhibit are also Wednesday through Sunday nights from 5PM-9PM (additional $5 admission required to enter both buildings, children 7 and under are free).




Can I purchase same day walk-up tickets?


A very limited number of walk-up tickets will be available on Wednesday-Sunday each week. Walk-up tickets are $10. Save and buy in advance for $5 to guarantee entry! Once each day’s allotment of walk-up tickets are sold, there will be no additional same day entry. To guarantee your tickets, we encourage guests to purchase your tickets in advance using the links above.




Is Christmas at Mustard Seed Hill a drive-thru event?


No. Our grounds are open to foot traffic only. This allows you to get up close to all the light displays, eat, shop, and enjoy the festive atmosphere.




Do you offer refunds?


We will be open rain or shine. Tickets are non-refundable. In case of extreme weather conditions, we may have to close for everyone’s safety. Any announcements will be made via Facebook and Instagram. Only if we close the venue due to extreme inclement weather will we honor your tickets on another night.




Are the grounds and facilities accessible?


Our grounds are accessible with lighted walkways. The Christmas Café and Artisans Market are accessible as well. The first floor of the Allen House and McIntyre Halls are accessible.




Can I bring my pet(s)?


Pets are permitted in any of our outdoor locations if they are friendly and on a leash. They are not allowed in any indoor spaces. Service dogs will be permitted.




How long does it take to experience Christmas at Mustard Seed Hill?


You can plan to spend about 1-2 hours enjoying the lights, gingerbread exhibit, café, and market.




Can I host a private event during the Christmas season?


We will not be hosting any weddings or parties during the Christmas season.




Do you allow people to propose during the Christmas festivities?


Yes! We have had several people propose at Mustard Seed Hill during Christmas. Please contact us for arrangements!




Have a question that we did not answer here?


Please go to the following link for our contact information if you have any additional questions not answered here. A link to our contact form > Christmas@....





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Directions & Parking 

Use the map below or see the written instructions to help you navigate to the campus.   
Below you will also find updated parking information for the 2021 season!
 
 

From Lexington, Frankfort or Louisville:

     Take scenic Paris Pike (US-27) north from Lexington or I-64

     Turn left on US-68 E/ Millersburg road for 6 miles.

     Keep right to continue on Millersburg’s Main Street. Mustard Seed Hill will be on the right

29 miles from Lexington

45 miles from Frankfort

 60 miles from Louisville

From Cincinnati or Georgetown:

     From I-75, take US 460 East to the US 68 Bypass.

     Continue on US-68  

     Keep right to continue on Millersburg’s Main Street. Mustard Seed Hill will be on the right.

26 miles from Georgetown

68 miles from Cincinnati

 

2021 Parking Information

Limited parking is available at no cost in our parking lot, across the street at City Hall and along Main Street. 

 
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