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Winter Festivals and Events

Make the most of the season with Winter Festivals & Celebrations in Nashville and Middle Tennessee. Food, music and family fun are always happening when you celebrate wintertime at a perfect family travel destination. We have multiple pages of wintertime events so please don't forget to page through everything while looking for the best events for you and your family to attend.

Celebrating Christmas in Nashville

12/12/2018 - 7:00pm

Doors: 6:00 pm | for GALE MAYES : A Silver Jazz Christmas
live at 3rd and Lindsley Bar and Grill

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Friday - Sunday November 9, 2018 - December 9, 2018 || Daily December 14, 2018 - January 1, 2019 Make magical memories this holiday season with the Dr. Seuss classic How The Grinch Stole Christmas! at Gaylord Opryland Resort!
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November 16- December 25, 2018 Grammy Award-winning Country superstar Trace Adkins will entertain fans this holiday season with A Trace Adkins Christmas featuring songs from The King’s Gift part of Gaylord Opryland’s A Country Chris

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November 18 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


The Department of Music’s choral music program is delighted to present our annual Christmas Choral concert.

12/14/2018 - 6:15pm
12/15/2018 - 6:15pm

Select Dates from November 15 - December 25, 2018 This holiday season, experience the elegance and sophistication of a Music City Christmas aboard the General Jackson Showboat!

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12/11/2018 - 11:15am
12/12/2018 - 11:15am

November 16 - December 25 | See Website for Excluded Dates

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12/16/2018 - 2:30pm

The Rock and Roll Playhouse is a weekly family concert series providing kids and parents a place to inspire creativity through music across the country at venues such as Brooklyn Bowl, Garcia’s at The Capitol Theatre, Thalia Hall, Ardmore Music Ha

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Located in Printer’s Alley, the Hotel Indigo® Nashville Downtown hotel sets the beat in downtown Nashville. Once a bank, you’ll notice hints of that heritage throughout our hotel, like the original travertine floors in many guest rooms and U.S.

Hotel Indigo Nashville
301 Union Street
37201 Nashville , TN
Phone: 1-615-891-6000
12/21/2018 - 7:00pm

The Spirit Of Christmas Tour @ Crosspoint Franklin

Friday, December 21st, 2018
7:00 PM

Crosspoint Franklin
Franklin, TN



Christmas & Winter Events and Festivals

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

Glacier Glide Ice Skating
Available: November 11, 2016 - January 1, 2017
Pricing :
Adult (12 years & older): $14.99*
Child (4 - 11 years old): $14.99*


Arctic Plunge Snow Tubing
Available: November 11, 2016 - January 1, 2017
General Admission

Adult rates (12+) $16.99*
Child rates (4-11) $16.99*
Children 3 and under always free


Bells are ringing and spirits are bright! Enjoy an all new holiday lights tour like none other with Grand Avenue this season. Twinkling lights, steaming cider and holiday memories await!


Register on the upper floor of Macy's.

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


Get into the holiday spirit and join us for Photos with Santa from December 8 - 10. Bring your own camera or smartphone and 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 2016 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

Two Days of Great Southern Artisans


Smashville Outdoor Rink presented by Nissan, located at Walk of Fame Park, just across Fifth Avenue from Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville, will open to the public for the winter season, providing an outdoor experience like no other in the r

Smashville Outdoor Rink
121 4th Ave S
37203 Nashville , TN


Where to view Christmas Holiday Lights in Nashville and Middle Tennessee

Holiday Light Shows
Area Light Displays

Christmas Holiday Celebrations in Nashville Tennessee

Christmas Season

See Nashville's Best Holiday Shows and Events

Holiday Shows
Start your Family Traditions!

Discover over 100 things to do with kids in Nashville

Kids & Family Guide

Nashville area winter events

Wintertime Events
Where to get your pictures with Santa in Nashville and middle Tennessee

Pictures with Santa
Don't miss these moments!

Nashville Christmas Guide
Events for your Pets this Christmas Season

Photo's with Santa
Lasting Holiday Memories!

Salvation Army in Nashville
Plan on attending this years Christmas Parades in Nashville and neighboring communities

Christmas Parades
In Nashville & Neighboring Communities

Where to view Christmas Holiday Lights in Nashville and Middle Tennessee

Holiday Light Shows
Area Light Displays

Nashville Christmas Tree Farms

Christmas Tree Farms