Family Friendly Events in Middle Tennessee

 

Lighting of the Green

Allen Arena 4021 Granny White Pike, Nashville, TN

The Lipscomb University community is celebrating the 18th anniversary of its traditional start to the holiday season with beloved Nashville entertainer Amy Grant and special friends at the annual Lighting of the Green presented by FirstBank. This year’s edition is set for Tuesday, Nov. 29, in the area outside Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena. Joining Grant this year for the ...

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Bells Bend Sunset Hike

Bells Bend Park 4187 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville, TN

November 30, 2022 Time 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Description Age level: All ages Call 615-862-4187 or register by email bellsbend@nashville.gov. Enjoy a beautiful evening hike on the River Loop at Bells Bend Park. This is such a spectacular time of year, as the fallen leaves provide sweeping views of the surrounding hills. We will hope ...

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Centennial Park History Tour

Centennial Park Nashville, TN

Thursday, November 17, 2022 10 AM See Centennial Park as you never have before in this guided tour that will help you picture the 1897 Tennessee Centennial Exposition. Discover the stories of lost statues and buildings that once stood in the park as part of a six-month celebration of Tennessee’s 100th year of statehood. Free ...

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Christmas Open House

Tennessee Agricultural Museum Ellington Ag Center, 440 Hogan Rd, Nashville, TN

Thursday, December 1 from 10 am to 2 pm.  Free admission and free parking on site.  Join in the holiday spirit with our annual Christmas Open House. See the Tennessee Agricultural Museum in holiday attire and enjoy ham biscuits, holiday music, spiced cider, and purchase gifts made by local artists.   

Free

Tuba Christmas – Gallatin

First Baptist Church -Gallatin 205 E. Main St, Gallatin, TN

2022 is the 48th anniversary for TUBA CHRISTMAS concerts/events which are presented throughout the world. TUBA CHRISTMAS was conceived in 1974 by Harvey Phillips as a tribute to his teacher and mentor William J. Bell, born on Christmas Day, 1902. Through the legendary William J. Bell we reflect on our heritage and honor all great ...

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Gallatin Christmas Tree Lighting

Gallatin Public Square 118 West Main Street, Gallatin, TN

Mayor will light the City Christmas Tree on the Downtown Square on Friday, December 2 at 5 p.m., rain or shine. For more information about the City’s Christmas Tree Lighting, please call the Mayor’s Office.

Free

Murfreesboro Tree Lighting

Public Square Murfreesboro N Public Square, Murfreesboro

"Community Christmas, There's no place like home." Historic Downtown tree lighting December 2 5:30-8:30pm 5:30 pm Live Nativity with Southeast Baptist Providence Christian Academy & MTCS Choirs performing Free games and activities for children around the courthouse Carriage rides around downtown ($5 pp/kids under 4 free) 6:00 pm Live performances on stage including: Plainview & ...

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Goodlettsville Tree Lighting

Goodlettsville City Hall 105 N Main St, Goodlettsville, TN

Join us at Goodlettsville City Hall beginning at 6:00pm on Friday, December 2nd for the annual lighting of the Goodlettsville Christmas Tree. The Tree Lighting Celebration will feature holiday music and the first official lighting of the new Christmas Tree at Goodlettsville City Hall. 

Free

Christmas Tree Lighting on the Square

Franklin Square 305 Public Square, Franklin, TN

Friday, December 2, 2022 6:00-8:30 pm  The city of Franklin is excited to light up the square Friday, December 2nd, for the 2022 Christmas tree lighting, the best tree lighting event in Middle Tennessee!  Freedom Intermediate School Honors Choir will sing.  We’ll also have special guest performances from five-time Grammy nominee, and Christian Music Songwriter/Artist ...

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Breakfast with Santa @ Bethel Church of Christ

TN

Come and join us for Breakfast with Santa! Children will be able to sit on Santa's lap for a picture and do other holiday activities. Breakfast is provided for everyone! Wear your Christmas PJs or regular clothes. This is a FREE event that will happen rain or shine!

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