Upcoming Holiday Events in Nashville Tennessee

It's finally fall, y'all

Holidays are a special time in Nashville and middle Tennessee - perfect for one-of-a-kind Celebrations. We are currently featuring events highlighting Fall, Halloween, and Thanksgiving!. Nashville always has one of a kind concerts, shows and events to helping you celebrate. You will notice that a number of Christmas and winter events are also sneaking into the calendar, we hope these help you make plans for the upcoming season. Enjoy Holiday Life -Nashville Life!

Please follow the links to the websites to make sure dates and times are accurate and determiner if tickets need to be purchased prior to heading out.. Also some events weather can be a factor,

Celebrate the Holidays in Nashville

Nashville is always up for a party, and holidays seem to be the best time to get together and celebrate! We hope you join the fun happening in every community of middle Tennessee.

Upcoming Holiday Events

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09/20/2018 (All day)
09/21/2018 (All day)

The Escape Game offers an escape from ordinary life that allows you to live out the stories you love. Here’s how it works: You and your team are locked in a room and have one hour to complete a mission and escape.

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09/20/2018 (All day)
09/21/2018 (All day)

Wednesday - Sunday || Sept 19 - Oct 28, 2018

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09/21/2018 - 7:00pm
09/21/2018 - 7:00pm

September 21st through November 10th at 7:30 pm and 9:30 pm
Explore the haunted side of history during our Hermitage Ghost Tours!

 
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11/15/2018 (All day)
11/16/2018 (All day)

Elf: The Musical · Nov 15 – Dec 29, 2018 · (Sunday Matinee & Dinner Dec 9, 2018)

 
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09/29/2018 (All day)
10/06/2018 (All day)

Watch Tennessee roll past your wide sightseeing window at scenic level aboard one of TCRM's special excursion trains. Our streamlined coaches feature air-conditioning, large sightseeing windows, and comfortable seats.

 
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09/21/2018 - 7:00pm
09/22/2018 - 7:00pm

September 21st through November 3rd & Halloween

3 Must See Attractions! Friday & Saturday Nights 7 PM to Midnight.

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09/28/2018 - 6:00pm
09/29/2018 - 6:00pm

Limited Space - Friday & Saturday Nights - Age Restrictions!

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10/12/2018 - 5:00pm
10/13/2018 - 5:00pm

Grab your favorite costume and join us on one of our 11 nights of delightfully frightful fun.

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09/23/2018 - 11:00am
09/30/2018 - 11:00am

This family-friendly special event includes the rides you love at Holiday World, lots of fun seasonal activities, plus a huge new walk through adventure in 2018.

 
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10/13/2018 (All day)
10/14/2018 (All day)

Weekends Oct 13-28, 2018
Pumpkin Patch and Hayrides in Mt Juliet!
Open weekends beginning October 13 through October 28 - no reservations needed.
Saturday - 10am - 5pm
Sunday 1pm - 5pm

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12/27/2018 - 9:45am
12/28/2018 - 9:45am

December 27, 28 & 29, 2018
NEW: January 4 & 5, 2019
10:00am – 2:00pm
Cost $10/hiker

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10/19/2018 - 8:30pm
10/20/2018 - 8:30pm

Oct 19 & 20, 2018

 
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11/16/2018 (All day)

Two Days of Great Southern Artisans
MADE SOUTH events celebrate the best makers, food, drink, music and art in the South! 100+ makers & artisans, chef tastings, distiller samples, live music and more!

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One of the great fall family activities is a Hayride. We have a complete list of locations for Hayrides in Nashville and the surrounding counties of Middle Tennessee. Enjoy!

 
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12/01/2018 - 5:00pm

Saturday December 1, 2018 at 5:00pm and concludes at 8:00pm.

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10/27/2018 - 6:00pm

Visitors of all ages are invited to step back in time and take a night tour through the grounds of the Bowen Plantation Home and Historic Mansker's Station.

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10/27/2018 (All day)

Saturday, October 27th, from 1-3 pm at Moss-Wright Park

The event will consist of a DJ, fun games, a costume contest, storytelling, and treats from local businesses and organizations. This is a family friendly event.

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12/08/2018 - 8:00am


What’s a better way to kick off your Nashville Santa Rampage weekend than with the Music City Santa Dash presented by Rhythm Running. It’s sure to be a 5K Jolly Jog!

 
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10/11/2018 (All day)

October 11th – 14th, 2018

The Oktoberfest is Nashville’s oldest running festival and a Tennessee tradition since 1980, and has grown to be the South’s largest Fall Festival.

 
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12/01/2018 - 5:00pm

Yulefest is a FREE family friendly event that kicks off the holiday season with musicians, storytellers, and demonstrators in the cabins of the fort and in the historic home.

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10/06/2018 - 10:00am

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

 
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11/13/2018 - 7:30pm

Nov 13 - 18, 2018 Irving Berlin's White Christmas

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10/24/2018 - 5:30pm

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2018 5:30 PM 8:30 PM

 

Registration Deadline: Saturday, October 6th. Judging Saturday October 13th

Eligibility: Our Pumpkin Carving Contest is open to all ages, families, community and non-profit groups, and area businesses.

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10/20/2018 - 11:00am

October 20, 2018 | 11:00 am
Bring your favorite four-legged friend to Cheekwood for our annual Pooch Parade! Costumed canines and their owners are invited to parade around the gardens for a fun morning stroll.

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10/05/2018 (All day)

Oct 5-21, 2018

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12/01/2018 - 8:30am

The Annual Piedmont Natural Gas Nashville Christmas Parade Saturday, December 1, 2018, as the parade steps off promptly at 8:30AM at the corner of North 1st Ave & Brandon Street!

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10/27/2018 - 5:00pm

October 27 Begins at 5:00pm

 
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11/30/2018 (All day)

Nov 30-Dec 16, 2018

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11/30/2018 - 6:00pm

Join Mayor for the Nashville Christmas Tree Lighting and festive holiday fun including live music and fun for the entire family. At Nashville's Public Square Park - 1 Public Sq Nashville Tennessee

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10/19/2018 - 7:00pm

Join us at the Monthaven Arts & Cultural Center, Hendersonville in Hendersonville, TN on October 19, 2018, for a FRIGHT-fully good time at HolidayFestTN’s House on Haunted Hill costume party and charity event benefiting the Salvus Cente

 
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10/27/2018 - 10:00am

Saturday, October 27, 2018
10am - 2pm
Cost: $12/person (children 2 and under are free)

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12/08/2018 (All day)

DECEMBER 8 - 9, 2018

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09/30/2018 - 1:00pm
September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | $25 Do you have the cutest “fur baby” in Sumner County? Show him/her off at HolidayFest, TN’s Second Annual “Canine Cutie Pageant!
 
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11/04/2018 - 2:00pm

Sunday November 4th from 2 PM - 4 PM

 
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10/27/2018 - 4:00pm

Saturday October 27, 2018
Friends of Two Rivers Mansion invites you to join us for our Annual Halloween at the Mansion. Admission is Free!

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11/10/2018 (All day)

November 10, 2018
Nolensville is proud to host an amazing Veteran's Day Parade each November celebrating our Men and Women of the US Military. Please join us in showing our hometown support!

 
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10/13/2018 - 11:00am

Saturday, October 13 from 11am-3pm
FREE admission: Costume Contests, Hay Rides, Petting Zoo, Inflatables, Vendor Booths, and LOTS OF FREE CANDY!!!!
Costume Contest
Times are approximate. Please arrive early.

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11/23/2018 (All day)

November 23 - December 22, 2018 A Christmas Story will be at Andrew Johnson Theater in Nashville, TN

 
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09/22/2018 (All day)

September 22 – October 21, 2018 | TUESDAY – SUNDAY 9:00AM – 5:00PM

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