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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

Dates: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020

NOVEMBER 19 – DECEMBER 19, 2020
Based on the beloved, timeless film, this heartwarming musical adaptation features seventeen Irving Berlin songs and a book by David Ives and Paul Blake.

 
Dates: 
Friday, November 20, 2020

NOVEMBER 20 – 21, 2020
The last show in our Murder Mystery Series, led by our very own Adam Burnett!

 

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
 

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 Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 2 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.

 

December 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

 
 

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
 

2017 Dates: December 8,9,10 and 15,16,17 2017

 

The City of Clarksville’s Christmas on the Cumberland is sure to create lasting memories this holiday season as thousands experience the captivating displays of over one million lights!

 

Two Days of Great Southern Artisans
DAY 1: NOV 17 / 5P-9P / FRIDAY NIGHT VIP PARTY

 

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
 
Every Night Except Tuesdays / 6pm – 11:30pm Don’t be turned off by the hotel bar and grille — it’s a popular place to play and listen. Other than Tuesdays, songwriters rounds are alive and well every night at the Commodore Grille.
Commodore Grille
2613 West End Avenue,
37203 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 327-4707
 

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

 

Enjoy the annual Nashville Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on 11/30/2018 6:00 PM in Nashville's Public Square Park in downtown Nashville Tennessee. There is live music, food and tons of family fun!

 

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

 

Franklin Christmas Parade is Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 2 PM

 

Join us on the General Jackson Showboat as we celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with your favorite country Christmas Traditions.

 

Fairview Christmas Parade will be held Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM

The Fairview Christmas Parade is a valued community tradition full of Christmas cheer & fun floats.

 

Saturday, December 14, 2019 | The parade will begin 5:00 P.M.
Pre-parade festivities will begin held around the TN Children's Home front lawn prior to the parade

 

Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 2pm. 45th Annual Smyrna Christmas Parade!

 

Saturday, December 7, 2019 | Parade starts at 5:30 PM followed by City Tree Lighting.

Join us for the Annual Portland Christmas Festival & Parade on Saturday, December 7th! This year's theme is "Santa's Toy Shop!"

Portland Chamber of Commerce
106 Main Street
37148 Portland , TN
Phone: 615-325-9032
 

Saturday, December 7, 2019 | 6 PM - 9 PM

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

Sunday, December 1, 2019, 02:00 pm Theme” A Hometown Christmas” Lebanon Celebrating 200 Years

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

AT THE NASHVILLE FAIRGROUNDS, long-running Nashville makers market Porter Flea will be kicking off the holiday shopping season at The Nashville Fairgrounds (625 Smith Ave), bringing more than 150 local and regional artists out to share their uniqu

 

Join us for the 35th Annual Donelson Hermitage Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 14, 2019 2:00 PM!

 

The Christmas Parade down Main Street is Saturday, December 7, 2019 departing from Goodlettsville Plaza and finishing at Peay Park.

 

Always the first Monday in December enjoy the Columbia Main Street Christmas Parade.
Monday Dec 2, 2019 7 PM

Columbia Christmas Parade
8 Public Square
38401 Columbia , TN
Phone: (931) 388-3647
 

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.

 

All New Computerized Christmas Light Display for 2019

Hoover Lights
1390 Neil Rd.
37034 Chapel Hill , TN
 

2019 The Rutherford County Christmas Parade
December 8, 2019 (Sunday) 2PM / Theme: The Sounds Of Christmas

Murfreesboro Square 37129 Murfreesboro , TN
 

Travel back into the Victorian era, every second weekend in December.

 

Shop for handmade items from over 140 vendors. See the "Best of the Best" at the car show, also indoors. Visit Santa November 11th & 12th 2017

Williamson County Parks & Recreation
1120 Hillsboro Road
37064 Franklin , TN
Phone: (615) 790-5719
 

The Leiper's Fork Christmas Parade will be December 14, 2019 at 2 PM

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

Holiday at Cheekwood - Saturday Daytime

Holiday Celebrations at Cheekwood
1200 Forrest Park Drive
37205 Nashville , TN
Phone: 615.356.8000
 

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
 

Make a new holiday tradition to pick out your live tree together at Christmas Tree Adventures in Hendersonville TN

Christmas Tree Adventures
1124 Kendall Farms Drive
Hendersonville, TN 37075
(615) 826-3200

Christmas Tree Adventures
1124 Kendall Farms Drive
37075 Hendersonville , TN
Phone: (615) 826-3200
 

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
 

Saturday, December 7, 2019 | 5:00 PM

 

Sun, December 8, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Hendersonville , TN
 

Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 11:00 am | Theme: Toy Story Christmas | Grand Marshal: Woody, Buzz and Bo Peep

Mt Juliet Christmas Parade
Mt Juliet Road
37122 Mt Juliet , TN
 

The 2019 Nashville Christmas parade returns to Saturday morning, December 7th starting at 8:30 AM.

Nashville Christmas Parade
downtown Nashville
37201 Nashville , TN
 

The Gallatin Christmas Parade is Saturday, December 14th, 2019 at Noon
Enjoy an “"Christmas at the Movies"” with family and friends during Gallatin, TN’s annual Christmas Parade sponsored by the Gallatin Area Chamber of Commerce !

Gallatin Christmas Parade
Steam Plant Road
Gallatin , TN
Phone: (615) 452-4000
 

Christmas & Winter Events and Festivals

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
 

Urban Air’s award-winning indoor adventure park facilities are built to accommodate groups large or small. From Corporate & Teambuilding Events for the adults to Stree-Free Birthday Parites for kids of all ages.

Urban Air Trampoline Park
4331 Old Hickory Boulevard
37138 Old Hickory , TN
Phone: 615-972-7172
 

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 beloved holiday tradition of Nashville’s Nutcracker returns to the stage with even more dancers and magical characters.
3630 Redmon Street
37209 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 297 2966
 

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
 

Holiday at Cheekwood - Saturday Daytime

Holiday Celebrations at Cheekwood
1200 Forrest Park Drive
37205 Nashville , TN
Phone: 615.356.8000
 

Travel back into the Victorian era, every second weekend in December.

 

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.

 

As a previous Holiday Lights Competition winner, Gill’s Bright Lights offers synchronized 50,000 lights, over a dozen or so Christmas trees, and one mega tree. Remember to bring a canned food donation too as it goes to benefit Second Harvest.

Gill’s Bright Lights
288 Lake Terrace Drive
37075 Hendersonville , TN
 

South of Nashville near the historic Natchez Trace lies Natchez Hills, our boutique family vineyard and winery. We create old-world, handcrafted, small-batch wines using traditional winemaking techniques to ensure the grape’s truest expression.

Natchez Hills Vineyard
109 Overhead Bridge Rd
38461 Hampshire , TN
Phone: 931-285-2500
 

Shop for handmade items from over 140 vendors. See the "Best of the Best" at the car show, also indoors. Visit Santa November 11th & 12th 2017

Williamson County Parks & Recreation
1120 Hillsboro Road
37064 Franklin , TN
Phone: (615) 790-5719
 

The Christmas Parade down Main Street is Saturday, December 7, 2019 departing from Goodlettsville Plaza and finishing at Peay Park.

 

AT THE NASHVILLE FAIRGROUNDS, long-running Nashville makers market Porter Flea will be kicking off the holiday shopping season at The Nashville Fairgrounds (625 Smith Ave), bringing more than 150 local and regional artists out to share their uniqu

 

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
 

Saturday, December 7, 2019 | Parade starts at 5:30 PM followed by City Tree Lighting.

Join us for the Annual Portland Christmas Festival & Parade on Saturday, December 7th! This year's theme is "Santa's Toy Shop!"

Portland Chamber of Commerce
106 Main Street
37148 Portland , TN
Phone: 615-325-9032
 

Fairview Christmas Parade will be held Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM

The Fairview Christmas Parade is a valued community tradition full of Christmas cheer & fun floats.

 

#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
 

Join us on the General Jackson Showboat as we celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with your favorite country Christmas Traditions.

 

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
 

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
Pricing:
General Admission

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

 

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
 

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

 

Two Days of Great Southern Artisans
DAY 1: NOV 17 / 5P-9P / FRIDAY NIGHT VIP PARTY

 

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