Patti’s Festival of Lights 

Christmas in Grand Rivers, KY 

Experience the magic of a small town Christmas with Patti’s Festival of Lights in Grand Rivers, KY.

The Grand Rivers Christmas celebration includes over one million lights and displays in Patti’s Settlement and downtown Grand Rivers. Enjoy Musical Christmas productions at the Badgett Playhouse, one-of-a-kind gifts at unique shops, memorable family meals at Patti’s Restaurant, and cozy lodging beside Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley.

Join in the celebration. Visit Grand Rivers for the day or for the weekend and celebrate Christmas Between the Lakes. 

Please follow Patti’s Facebook page for special events and Patti’s Festival of Lights updates. Patti’s Reservations can be made by calling 270-362-8844.



Announced Wednesday, November 18, 2020, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear has issued the following Executive Orders:

Private gatherings – Must be limited to current household plus one other household and no more than 8 people total.

Indoor venues, event spaces, theaters – No more than 25 people allowed. This includes funerals and weddings, but not church.

Restaurants and bars – No more indoor dining. Outdoor service, delivery and to-go will be permitted.

Gyms, fitness centers, pools – Occupancy must be reduced to 33%. Masking is required and group classes are not permitted.

These changes will be in effect from 5 p.m. Friday, November 20 through 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 13.

Note: Kentucky is still under a Mask Mandate.

Click here for Contact information for Office of Constituent Services and Governor Andy Beshear 

Click here for Governors office contact form 

Click here for Kentucky Covid-19 Information and Updates Page 



Patti’s Inn and Suites and the Rose of the Lake Bed and Breakfast will remain open.

The carriage rides will continue as planned.

The Festival of Lights will be on nightly and all Gift Shops will be open daily.

Thanksgiving To-Go orders are still a go.  

Patti’s will have to-go orders and outside dining as weather permits.  

Follow Patti’s on Facebook for all updates.



Due to government regulations, all shows have now been canceled through Sunday, December 13th. We want you to know that your health and safety is our top priority at the Badgett Playhouse, and we are taking all precautionary measures in regards to protecting our patrons, artists, volunteers, and employees. Please note that we are closely monitoring this situation daily, and will reassess the situation in the coming weeks. Please take note that we will not reopen our venue until all bans have been lifted in regards to the safety of everyone involved. Please make sure to watch for future updates, as we will be notifying via email, website, and social platforms.

Find the Badgett Playhouse on Facebook


Badgett Playhouse Christmas Shows

Badgett Playhouse Christmas Shows

These musical shows will put you in the holiday spirit. A must see during your visit to Grand Rivers.

Grand Rivers and Patti’s Festival of Lights

Patti's Festival of Lights

Lights, lights, and more lights shine bright in Grand Rivers at Christmas.

Holiday Shopping in Grand Rivers

Christmas shopping in Grand Rivers

Shop for the perfect Christmas gifts at the unique stores of Patti’s and Grand Rivers.

Pictures with Santa at Patti’s

Patti's Festival of Lights and Santa visits

Get your picture with Santa and believe in the magic of Christmas.

Dining Out

Grand Rivers KY Restaurants

It’s time to gather around the table with family and friends.

Checking In

Grand Rivers hotels Patti's Festival of Lights

And at the end of the day, find a cozy place to rest your head.

Covid 19 Updates

The Kentucky Governors Covid mandates currently include wearing a mask and social distancing (maintain 6 feet between you and others).  Find Kentucky Covid Updates Here. 

If you plan to dine, do make reservations during the Patti’s Festival of Lights.  

All information was current at the time of posting.  Please call before you travel.  


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