Events in and near Burnside, KY

Burnside is a happenin’ place year-round. From our annual summer Raft Up, to our Christmas lights events in the winter time, there’s always something going on and you won’t have to travel far to find it. Check back often to see what’s going on in this neck of the woods.

Upcoming Events

Christmas Island 2022

Join us each week from November 18th to December 31st for fun for the whole family! Christmas Island at General Burnside Island features beautiful Christmas light displays each night, alongside additional events throughout the season, including the Burnside Christmas Parade and the Jingle Bell Run 5K!

Location:
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General Burnside Island State Park
8801 US-27
Burnside, Ky 42519

Burnside Christmas Parade 2022

Join us Saturday, December 3rd for our annual Burnside Christmas Parade. Line up will start at 10 AM and the parade will begin at 11 AM.

To register a float: Please email us at director@burnsidetourism.com

Jingle Bell Run 2022

We’re excited to host Christmas Island’s first ever 5k charity walk or run, the Jingle Bell Run, at General Burnside Island State Park. The run will begin at 10 PM pn December 10th and showcase the iconic light displays at Christmas Island. 

All proceeds from ticket and t-shirt sales will benefit local Burnside children’s programs.

Registration for the event is currently open. We recommend reserving your space and t-shirt prior to the race. 

Location:
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General Burnside Island State Park
8801 US-27
Burnside, Ky 42519

Get in touch

Burnside Tourism Commission
& Burnside City Hall

7929 S. Hwy. 27
Burnside, KY 42519
800-240-2531
director@burnsidetourism.com