SOURCE: Galt House Hotel

November 13, 2015 14:18 ET

6th Annual Christmas at the Galt House Hotel to Return With Reimagined Luminaries, Star Power Dinner Show, New Features, and Activities

Dazzling Features and Activities That Will Stimulate All of the Senses

LOUISVILLE, KY--(Marketwired - November 13, 2015) - Christmas at the Galt House Hotel will return for its sixth year with dazzling features and activities that will stimulate all of the senses when it opens on November 19 in Louisville, Kentucky. The 39-day Christmas event will capture guests as they pull up to the beautifully decorated Galt House Hotel which becomes Santa's satellite Christmas Headquarters.

New features and activities include a Winter WonderLane, which includes real snow; the Holly Jolly Elf Show, featuring singing and dancing elves that were all hand selected by Santa Claus; Draw-on-the-Wall, new handcrafted luminaries, and much more! Guests can pay extra for several fun activities such as building a Gingerbread House, face painting, Pick-A-Present, and Reindeer Ring Toss.

Returning to Christmas at the Galt House Hotel the magnificent larger-than-life luminary show KaLightoscope: A Christmas Carol Experience (with double the luminaries from last year), English Village, Dancing Bellmen, Peppermint Express Kiddie Train, Gingerbread House Contest and Pam Tillis & Friends: A Kentucky Christmas Dinner Show.

After a successful run in 2014, Country Music superstar singer and songwriter Pam Tillis will return to Christmas at the Galt House Hotel. She will take center stage in the reimagined Pam Tillis & Friends: A Kentucky Christmas Dinner Show. Tillis' beautiful voice will inspire holiday cheer in guests as she sings traditional Christmas songs and share some of her favorite holiday traditions with a tribute to her father, Mel Tillis. The CMA Female Vocalist of the Year winner will perform in this family-friendly holiday dinner show.

Other activities include Christmas Tea with the Snow Fairy Princess, Breakfast with Santa, and Dickens Dinner. These events are incredibly popular with families and continue to grow each year. The Snow Fairy Princess spends time with each child at her tea, while they indulge in cookies, cakes, tea and juices. Breakfast with Santa includes face painting, a DJ, and dance floor, with a visit from Santa. The Dickens Dinner includes a Victorian Christmas dinner served in traditional family style by Dickens Christmas characters. Tickets for all events include a ticket to Christmas at the Galt House Hotel. Tickets for these events are available now online.

As a gift to the community, Santa will return to the Christmas at the Galt House Hotel, November 19 through December 24. Families are invited to visit with Santa and take their own photos at no cost.

Christmas at the Galt House Hotel begins November 19 and run through December 27, 2015. Tickets can be purchased online or at the Galt House Hotel. Children 2 and under are free, Ages 3-12 are $5, and Adults are $15. Tickets Include All-Day In And Out Access. A portion of proceeds from Christmas at the Galt House Hotel benefits Heuser Hearing Institute. For more information, visit ChristmasAtTheGaltHouse.com.

Christmas at the Galt House Hotel Key Dates & Media Opportunities

Deadline for Gingerbread House Contest
November 15

Christmas at the Galt House Hotel
November 19-December 27
Monday-Saturday 10a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sunday Noon.- 6 p.m.
Christmas Eve 12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas Day
RIVUE Tower, 2nd Floor

Pam Tillis & Friends: A Kentucky Christmas Dinner Show
November 19-December 12
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
RIVUE Tower, 3rd Floor- Archibald Cochran Ballroom

Dancing Bellmen Countdown to Christmas
December 1-24
5pm
SUITE Tower, Lobby

RIVUE Holiday Lunches
December 1-23
Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
RIVUE Tower, 25th Floor- RIVUE Restaurant & Lounge

Breakfast with Santa
December 5, 12, and 19
10 a.m.-Noon
RIVUE Tower, 3rd Floor- Archibald Cochran Ballroom

Guinness World Record Attempt 'Largest Gathering of People Dressed as Santa's Elves'
World's Largest Elf Party
December 6
2:30 p.m.
SUITE Tower, Grand Ballroom

Christmas Tea with the Snow Fairy Princess
December 6, 13, and 20
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
RIVUE Tower, 25th Floor- Waterford Room

Book Signing- 'Letters to Santa Claus' with Pat Koch and Emily Weisner Thompson
December 15
11 a.m.
RIVUE Tower, 2nd Floor

Dickens Dinner
December 20
7 p.m.
RIVUE Tower, 25th Floor- RIVUE Restaurant & Lounge

RIVUE Christmas Day Brunch
December 25
11 a.m.-4 p.m.
RIVUE Tower, 25th Floor- RIVUE Restaurant & Lounge

Galt House Hotel, owned by Al J. Schneider Company is located in the Heart of Louisville, boasts 1,320 guest rooms and suites, 128,000 square-feet of convention space and more than 50 meeting rooms. Galt House Hotel features six full-service restaurants and lounges, including RIVUE, a 25th floor revolving restaurant with amazing cuisine, as well as the Rooftop Garden and Terrace, Club 360° Fitness Center and the three-story Conservatory that connects the two towers over 4th Street. For reservations, call 1-800-THE-GALT, or visit www.GaltHouse.com.

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