See Christmas Lights all over Nashville with Your Family!
One of our favorite things about the holiday season is Christmas lights. And we are so lucky to live here because Nashville and Middle Tennessee have some of the BEST Christmas light displays.
Go off the beaten path this season. Dress the kids in their jammies, throw some hot chocolate in a thermos and load up the minivan. Pick a place you have never visited and create some holiday memories for your whole family. If you need more ideas for Christmas fun in Nashville, check out our full Christmas Guide!
Holiday Lights at Cheekwood Nashville (Map)
Savor the sights and sounds of the season at Cheekwood and make lasting holiday memories with fun activities for all ages. Our enchanting Holiday LIGHTS experience is Nashville’s favorite holiday tradition, with one mile of lights glowing throughout the gardens.
Lights are on from November 20, 2021 – January 9, 2022 5PM – 10PM (Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas Day)
Lots of ticket options available including a discount late night ticket. Tickets may be purchased online using this link.
Gaylord Opryland Hotel Nashville (Map)
The ultimate “Nashville” light display. Over 3 million Christmas lights with brand new displays.
Lights are on November 12, 2021 – January 2, 2021.
Lights are on daily from 4PM – Midnight
Admission is Free.
The Dancing Lights of Christmas at James E Ward Agricultural Center Lebanon (Map) November 12, 2021 – January 2, 2022
The Dancing Lights of Christmas returns for it’s 12th consecutive season to Wilson County and the James E. Ward Agricultural Center, home of the Wilson County Fair. We are family owned and operated. Our family has created Tennessee’s largest computer synchronized light show with a 2.5 mile route and over two million lights dancing to the music on the radio so each visit is a new experience.
Opens November 12, 2021 – January 2, 2022
Open every night at 5PM
Admission – $30 per family vehicle
Cash & Credit Cards accepted
Check this list of discounts for coupons for the Dancing Lights of Christmas display.
Franktown Festival of Lights at Williamson County Ag Center Franklin (Map) November 25 – December 26, 2021
Drive Thru – Franktown’s 4th Annual Festival of Lights!
The 2021 FrankTown Festival of Lights will take place Thursday, Nov. 25 through Sunday, Dec. 26, from 5-9 p.m. nightly at the Williamson County Agricultural Center in Franklin. The only drive-through holiday lights spectacular in Williamson County, this year’s FrankTown Festival of Lights will feature over 200 displays that are synchronized to Christmas classics that guests can listen to on the radio as they enjoy the mile-long route
Open daily November 25 – December 26, 2021 5PM – 9PM
Admission – $25 per car load (Additional fee for 15 plus passenger vehicles)
Purchase tickets online at this link.
Ultimate Party Festival of Lights Drive-thru Holiday Lights Event at Drakes Creek Park Hendersonville (Map) December 5 – 31, 2021
The Festival of Lights is a spectacular light show that you and your family will be able to drive-thru and enjoy together!
Admission – Free
Holiday Wonders @ Bowie Park (Map) November 26, 2021- January 9, 20222
Mark your calendars, gather a carload of friends and family and prepare to be amazed at the first ever drive-thru holiday light show at Bowie Park. Holiday Wonders at Bowie Park kicks off on Friday, November 26th and will run from 6 to 10 p.m. every Thursday through Sunday of the Holiday Season. We are thrilled to partner with our friends at Extreme Lighting and Sound to bring you this gift of holiday marvels displayed through light and sound. Before you head out of Bowie Park be sure to stop by the Nature Center, transformed into Santa’s Village, for a quick visit and photo op with Santa, hot cocoa, cookies and a take-home craft for the kids. For more info and to purchase tickets, visit https://www.elsnashville.com/
$25 per car. Purchase tickets online HERE.
Winter Wonderland at J. Travis Price Park Springfield (Map)
Drive-through thousands of Christmas lights and more than a dozen holiday scenes this holiday season at the City of Springfield’s Winter Wonderland.
Nightly December 10-23, 2021 5:30PM – 9PM
Admission – Free
December 3- 19, 2021
Drive through light display at Cannonsburgh Village Friday, Saturday & Sunday nights from 5:30PM – 8:30PM December 3- 19.
Cost : Free
**The following light displays are presented at private residences. Please be aware that most, if not all, of these displays will not be lit up if it is raining. Rain can be very damaging to these displays so save the trip for an evening when the weather is dry.**
Chad’s Winter Wonderland Lebanon (Map)
One of the nation’s largest displays of Christmas lights with nearly 2 million(!) lights in a variety of displays.
We have an actual drive-thru Santa house – featuring Santa himself, giving away candy canes and taking Christmas wish lists. With 350+ pieces of Christmas scenery – the Christmas Train, and even a Dancing Snowman! There’s something new for everyone to see. MORE live animals, a drive thru Nativity Scene, and new LED displays. Don’t forget to bring your letter to Santa; we have a special mailbox just for him. Drive-thru our light tunnel with over 90 arches and synchronized lights!
Chad has has added a lot of new stuff again this year that you will not want to miss! Some new things are even MORE live animals, a drive thru Nativity Scene. Don’t forget to bring your letter to Santa. We have a special mailbox just for him. Santa will be there every night!
Open Thanksgiving Day through December 31, 2021
Open nightly from 6PM – 10PM
Prices: $20 per car load -$25 for limos and commercial vans CASH ONLY
No credit/debit cards accepted.
London’s Lights LaVergne (Map)
London’s Lights is a nonprofit organization that provides a beautiful Christmas Light display and facilitates toy donations to under resourced families and children’s hospitals. It was birthed out of the tragic loss of our daughter London Jade Henn.
Lights on from November 26, 2021 through January 1, 2022
5pm – 10PM Daily
Hoover Lights Chapel Hill (Map)
Lights on Sparrow Street and Lights on Old Charlotte are combining to form Hoover Lights! Together they will form one massive computerized Christmas light display in Chapel Hill, TN with over 80,000 lights. Viewers are able to watch and listen in their cars as the lights dance to music.
Willis Lights Hendersonville (Map)
Lights are on from November 26 – December 26, 2021 5PM – 10PM
Take a drive around this entire neighborhood. Many of the homes have light displays!
Lights on Luna Hendersonville (Map)
Lights are on from November 26- December 25, 2021.
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 5-10PM
Friday & Saturday 5-11PM
Note : Lights are on Wednesdays and Sundays but times vary. The home is near a church that allows visitors to the lights to park in their lot so the homeowner keeps the lights off until church services are over on those nights. Also lights will be on Christmas Eve until Midnight.
Music City Light Show – Antioch (Map)
Lights are on from November 25, 2021- December 28, 2021
Lights on Logan – Greenbrier (Map)
Lights on December 1- 31, 2021 from 5PM – 10PM
35,295 lights synchronized to 368 channels of computer controlled animation
Lights are on November 27, 2021 through January 1, 2022
5PM – 10PM
Christmas on the Cumberland Clarksville (Map)
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!
Lights on November 23, 2021 – January 2, 2022
Sunday-Thursday 5PM to 10PM
Friday-Saturday 5PM to 11PM
Admission – Free
The City of Mt. Juliet is encouraging residents and businesses to bring “Lights of Joy Across Mt. Juliet” in a new, city-wide holiday lights contest this Christmas season. The city is hoping many homeowners and businesses participate this season to bring extra joy & Christmas spirit across our community that has been impacted by a tornado and COVID-19 precaution
Find a map of all homes and businesses participating in Lights of Joy HERE.
Private homes in Hendersonville –
Find a map HERE of private homes with 2020 Christmas Light displays in Hendersonville, TN. 2021 Map coming soon!
Don’t be afraid to just head out and explore your own neighborhood. There are probably tons of houses in your town that put on a great light show that just aren’t quite big enough to get media attention. But they are still a great way to have holiday family fun!
Treat yourself to a tour of area lights, you can ride and look at the holiday displays and let someone else do the driving.
**Do you know of a great light display that we missed? Leave the information in the comments and we will add it to our list.