Nashville Christmas Shows and Events

Christmas Shows

Every Holiday Season Nashville turns on the twinkling lights and pulls out the Christmas music to put on a show you won't soon forget. When the stars come out in our town you can expect to see both rising stars and some of the biggest names. Enjoy!

Mark Your Holiday Calendar

Nashville Holiday Traditions like going to the ballet to see The Nutcracker, the Ryman to see The Vince Gill and Amy Grant Christmas special always top our list of Holiday Season Events not to be misses. You also need to make plans to visit Historic downtown Franklin for the 33rd annual A Dickens of a Christmas where musicians and characters will fill the streets several from Charles Dicken's stores.

Think this sounds great here are some more great events you will want to add to your calendar:

Celebrating Christmas in Nashville

Dates: 
Saturday, December 10, 2022

The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County’s 37th Annual Dickens of a Christmas is Middle Tennessee’s largest outdoor Christmas festival, returning this year from Saturday, December 10, 2021 – Sunday, December 11, 2022.

Dreams come true for this Franklin family that loves Christmas so much they started a Christmas Tree Farm.

Pinewood Christmas Trees
7561 South Harpeth Road
37064 Franklin , TN
Phone: (615) 364-8684

November 20th and December 23rd, 2020

  • Monday thru Thursday 3pm-8pm,
  • Friday 3pm-9pm,
  • Saturday 10am-9pm,
  • Sunday 12pm-8pm

For a top notch Santa experience, quality photos and no long lines, come out to Smoothie King /Third Coast Salt on Mount Juliet Road

Kandi Kane Christmas Tree Farm is approximately 15 acres with 1200 trees currently planted. We are located in Clarksville, TN in Montgomery County at the Cheatham County line.

Kandi Kane Christmas Tree Farm
2950 N Hinton Rd,
37043 Clarksville , TN
Phone: 931-216-3931

Join us on December 4th, 2021 at 3 PM for the Watertown Christmas Parade!

Parade Route: The parade goes from Round Lick Baptist Church to the end of East Main Street in Watertown Tennessee 37184.

Bring your furry friend for photos with Santa on Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 7pm to 9pm!

Visit Santa in the Center Court, lower level
Friday, November 19 through Friday, December 24, 2021
Santa's Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 11am - 7pm
Friday - Saturday: 10am - 8pm
Sunday: 12pm - 6pm

For everyone that loves the Christmas Season you must make the Historic Holiday Tours at Two Rivers Mansion part of this years holiday events.

One of our favorite holiday events happens each year at the Tennessee Central Railroad Museum the North Pole Express Santa Excursion Train is something you and your kids will love.

Hey Everyone! Music City Light Show will run from November 25 - December 28, 2021. Hours will be Monday - Thursday, 5pm - 9pm and Friday - Sunday, 5pm - 10pm. Tune in to 90.1FM and enjoy lights dancing to music. It's free. Enjoy!

Music City Light Show
5361 Skip Jack Drive
37013 Antioch , TN

Coming November & December FREE Crafts, Games, Activities . . . and much more! Check back for more details.

Santa's Wonderland at Bass Pro Shop
323 Opry Mills Dr.
37214 Nashville , TN
Phone: 615-514-5200

2019 SNAPS WITH SANTA Located in CENTRAL PARK near Bath & Body Works and the holiday tree! Bring your own camera or smartphone & snap away! Santa loves technology, tag @theavenueboro on your Facebook posts, Snapchats or Instastories!

Christmas at The Avenue
2615 Medical Center Pkwy
37129 Murfreesboro , TN
Phone: (615) 893-4207

Register on the upper floor of Macy's.

Holiday Hours
Santa's Hours through Dec. 23
Monday - Sunday: All Mall Hours

The annual Victorian Christmas event will be held at the Historic Sam Davis Home!

Santa visits the Streets of Indian Lakes mall check website for dates and times for this year.
300 Indian Lake Blvd. Hendersonville, TN 37076.

Christmas at Streets of Inidan Lakes
300 Indian Lake Blvd
37037 Hendersonville , TN

Come see the Holiday LIGHTS and start a new holiday tradition with Cheekwood!

Sunday, December 5, 2021, 2pm

Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 5 p.m.

Lineup for the Parade of Lights is at 5:00 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park. The parade will begin at 6:00 p.m. and end at La Vergne City Hall, where the city will have its annual tree lighting ceremony.

Veterans Memorial Park - LaVergne
115 Floyd Mayfield Dr
37086 LaVergne , TN
Phone: (615) 793-3224

Sunday, December 05, 2021, 2 - 5 PM

Downtown Lebanon
Public Square
37087 Lebanon , TN
Phone: 615-444-5503

The Christmas Parade down Main Street is Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 4:00pm. departing from Goodlettsville Plaza and finishing at Peay Park.

Santa will be at The Mall at Green Hills

The Mall at Green Hills
2126 Abbott Martin Road
37215 Nashville , TN

Santa will be pulling up his sleigh at PetSmart® stores nationwide to spread holiday cheer and pose for photos with pets during the company’s annual Santa Claws Photo Event. Whether they have fur, feathers or scales, companion pets are welcome.

- Near 100 Oaks Mall
719 Thompson Lane
37204 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 386-0105

Middle Tennessee's Largest Drive Thru Light and Music Show has a new location. You know the place every summer you attend the Wilson County Fair at the James E.

Sunday, December 12, 2021 2:00 p.m.
This years theme: The Spirit of Christmas

Murfreesboro Square 37129 Murfreesboro , TN

December 11, 2021 is when you can see the Almost World-Famous Leiper’s Fork Christmas Parade live and in person!

Leiper's Fork Village
Old Hillsboro Road
37064 Franklin , TN

The holiday season is a particularly wonderful time to visit Belmont Mansion. Each year, Belmont is magnificently decorated in complete yuletide splendor.This is the perfect time to get a little Christmas cheer.

Belmont Mansion
1700 Acklen Avenue
37212 Nashville , TN
Phone: 615-460-5459

Every Christmas Season in late November continuing through the first of January Opryland lights the night (every night) with over 2 million dazzling Christmas lights. This is an event you don't want to miss.

Opryland Christmas Lights
2800 Opryland Drive
37214 Nashville , TN

Country Cove is a family operated Christmas tree farm, ornament and wreath shop located on 35 acres eight miles north of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Come visit us this holiday season and create a Christmas memory.

Country Cove Christmas Tree Farm
1189 Cutoff Road
37133 Murfreesboro , TN
Phone: (615) 895-4755

Christmas Events

Adventure Science Center is Nashville's amazing, hands-on science and technology museum for guests of all ages.

Adventure Science Center
800 Fort Negley Blvd.
37203 Nashville , TN
Phone: 615-862-5160

When you step into the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, you will be embarking on a trip through decades of country music history in this architecturally-stunning building.

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
222 Fifth Ave S
37203 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 416-2001

The mission of Rippavilla Plantation, Incorporated is to preserve, restore and interpret the buildings and grounds of the Cheairs family utilizing the highest standards of scholarship, craftsmanship and preservation in order to create a site that

Rippavilla Plantation
5700 Main St
37174 Spring Hill , TN
Phone: (931) 486-9037
Fax: (931) 486-3175

The all-volunteer crew at the Tennessee Central Railway Museum hosts round-trip train rides from Nashville to locations east including Lebanon, Watertown, Cookeville, and Monterey.

Tennessee Central Railway Museum
220 Willow St
37210 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 244-9001

The holiday season is a particularly wonderful time to visit Belmont Mansion. Each year, Belmont is magnificently decorated in complete yuletide splendor.This is the perfect time to get a little Christmas cheer.

Belmont Mansion
1700 Acklen Avenue
37212 Nashville , TN
Phone: 615-460-5459

Thanksgiving night 6pm-10pm 7 days a week through New Years Eve!

Chad's Winter Wonderland
791 Old Laguardo Rd
37087 Lebanon , TN
Phone: (615) 449-0099

Middle Tennessee's Largest Drive Thru Light and Music Show has a new location. You know the place every summer you attend the Wilson County Fair at the James E.

The Christmas Parade down Main Street is Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 4:00pm. departing from Goodlettsville Plaza and finishing at Peay Park.

The annual Yulefest will be on the first Saturday in December on the grounds of Historic Mansker's Station.

Yulefest at Historic Mansker Station
745 Caldwell Drive
37072 Goodlettsville , TN
Phone: (615) 859-3678

#1 Rated "Escape Room" on TripAdvisor Nashville
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The Escape Game Nashville (E. Iris location)
510 E Iris Dr
37204 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 647-8229

Come see the Holiday LIGHTS and start a new holiday tradition with Cheekwood!

Grand Avenue was founded in 2009 by Nashville entrepreneur Carl Haley Jr., who had a vision of offering a new level of ground transportation service to Middle Tennessee.

Grand Avenue
186 North First Street
37213 Nashville , TN
Phone: 615-714-5466

The Avenue Murfreesboro is an open-air regional lifestyle shopping center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee located 27 miles southeast of downtown Nashville. More than one hundred stores reside within the complex.

The Avenue Murfreesboro
2615 Medical Center Pkwy
Murfreesboro , TN
Phone: 615-893-4207

2019 SNAPS WITH SANTA Located in CENTRAL PARK near Bath & Body Works and the holiday tree! Bring your own camera or smartphone & snap away! Santa loves technology, tag @theavenueboro on your Facebook posts, Snapchats or Instastories!

Christmas at The Avenue
2615 Medical Center Pkwy
37129 Murfreesboro , TN
Phone: (615) 893-4207

Coming November & December FREE Crafts, Games, Activities . . . and much more! Check back for more details.

Santa's Wonderland at Bass Pro Shop
323 Opry Mills Dr.
37214 Nashville , TN
Phone: 615-514-5200

Register on the upper floor of Macy's.

Holiday Hours
Santa's Hours through Dec. 23
Monday - Sunday: All Mall Hours

One of our favorite holiday events happens each year at the Tennessee Central Railroad Museum the North Pole Express Santa Excursion Train is something you and your kids will love.

For everyone that loves the Christmas Season you must make the Historic Holiday Tours at Two Rivers Mansion part of this years holiday events.

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500 Cowan St.
37207 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 777-3007

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