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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Christmas at the Galt House Hotel Adds New Features for 2013

Christmas at the Galt House Hotel is packing in more magic and wonder for families this holiday season.  The event, which runs November 16 – January 1 in Louisville, Kentucky, has many new features including a new character—Ernie the Engineer.  Ernie runs the Peppermint Express Kiddie Train Ride through the Candy Cane Forest.  He’ll also host Ernie’s Express Lunch where he’ll meet and interact with all the junior conductors.  Another new addition is Sing ‘n’ Joy International Choral Festival and Competition.  Over Thanksgiving Weekend, the event will bring choirs from across the U.S. and globe to participate and share their unique cultural traditions. 
Families are making Christmas at the Galt House Hotel a holiday tradition.  From the larger-than-life KaLightoscope luminaries, to the Christmas Village with the Snow Fairy and her Castle, restored figures from old department store holiday windows, a new green screen game for guests, and the Candy Cane Forest with 100 animated characters, a talking tree and the Peppermint Express kiddie train ride, to the Colors of the Season Holiday Dinner Show, the holiday spirit is in full force.  Even the Toy Soldier Bellmen cannot contain themselves.  They dance the Countdown to Christmas every night at 5 p.m. in the lobby to the amusement of guests November 28th through December 24th.
Guests say they love the uniqueness of Christmas at the Galt House Hotel. It’s a holiday event that interests people of all ages, and Louisville, KY is so easy to get to.  The city is within a day’s drive of 2/3rds of the U.S. population.  Additionally, the Galt House Hotel is in the Heart of Louisville, so guests can walk to Museum Row, Bourbon Row, and many other attractions in the downtown area.
Christmas at the Galt House Hotel has been featured on the Travel Channel’s “Christmas Crazy” special and is ranked as a Top 100 Event by the American Bus Association.

Christmas at the Galt House Hotel runs from November 16, 2013 to January 1, 2014.  Tickets are a great value with a FREE Child’s Ticket per purchase of an $18.99 Adult KaLightoscope Christmas Ticket.  Colors of the Season Holiday Dinner Show runs November 22 through December 14, 2013.  Sing ‘n’ Joy International Choral Festival and Competition is November 28 – December 1, 2013.  Individual and group overnight packages are available.  The event helps raise money for the Heuser Hearing Institute, a not-for-profit organization which provides comprehensive quality hearing services to adults and children experiencing a hearing loss and ear-related disorders. For more information, visit ChristmasAtTheGaltHouse.com.