Holiday Itinerary

Downtown Evansville Holiday Events


  • Reitz Home Museum Victorian Christmas – The Reitz Home Museum is the brightest gem in Evansville’s Victorian architecture crown. During the holiday season, local decorators adopt a room in the home to spin their vision of what Christmas looks like at the turn of the 20th century. The result is Victorian style and elegance mixed with holiday whimsy and magic.
  • The Nutcracker – Evansville Ballet Theatre’s “The Nutcracker” is an annual holiday tradition featuring the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra. The Nutcracker will delight audiences of all ages.
  • Ritzy’s Fantasy of Lights – Garvin Park will be aglow with the scenes of the season during the Ritzy’s Fantasy of Lights. Drive a mile through the park to enjoy 60 sparkling and festive seasonal character and scenic displays that make this a favorite holiday tradition for the whole family.
  • Thyme in the Kitchen Cooking Class – Thyme in the Kitchen cooking classes are an excellent choice for your next outing! A wide variety of cooking classes are available, everything from the basics to exotic. All classes will last two to two in a half hours.