Christmas Festivities Take Center Stage in Mt. Vernon Saturday

MT. VERNON — The annual Mt. Vernon Christmas is coming up Saturday. The traditional kickoff to the holiday season in the city will feature a holiday craft fair, Christmas light parade, festival of trees, live performances, a chance to see Santa, and the annual tree lighting ceremony at the Jefferson County Courthouse.

Grace McDowell with the Mt. Vernon Convention and Visitor’s Bureau says there’s no better way to find some holiday cheer than the Mt. Vernon Christmas.

For more information on the events Saturday, you can visit or call 242-3151.