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Historic S. Maysville Christmas Market
Mt. Sterling has wonderful, locally owned shops and restaurants and is the perfect place to shop for Christmas. The merchants make shopping fun, festive and stress free. The weekend after Thanksgiving is a great time to come downtown to shop during the Historic South Maysville Street Christmas Market. This is the 3rd year for the event which starts on Friday, November 26th from 5pm-9pm and Shop Small Saturday, November 27th from 10am- 4pm. The event is sponsored by Mt. Sterling/Montgomery County Tourism.
Friday evening will include singing of Christmas songs by Tony Douthitt and the Advent Musicale Carolers, live window displays, letters to Santa, shopping, food and snow! A Nutcracker performance starts at 6pm by Sterling Academy of Dance. The Native Twist Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest starts at 7pm with a $50 cash prize and gift basket! New this year and sponsored by Empower Physical Therapy- free horse and buggy rides! The city looks so beautiful at night and makes a wonderful backdrop for that perfect Christmas photo!
On Shop Small Saturday the fun continues with shopping from local merchants and several unique pop up vendors on S. Maysville! Restaurants will be open for lunch and Masonic Lodge will have funnel cakes and more. Music will be provided by Pieced Together Photography and Kelly’s School of Dance will have a Christmas dance performance at 3pm. Kids can write a letter to Santa and everyone can sign up to take a free horse and buggy ride around town.