Nashville Christmas Guide
Santa, Holiday Lights, Parades, and More!
Hanukkah starts on December 22nd this year, and there are many opportunities to celebrate with your family.
All About Santa
There are LOTS of opportunities to see the Jolly Old Elf all over Middle Tennessee! Have your picture taken with him, eat breakfast with him, be in a parade with him and more!
Christmas Lights and Parades
Nashville and the surrounding areas will be lit up for the holidays! See drive thru light displays, drive around town and see all the amazing decorated homes and be sure to go to a Christmas parade – or 5 – near you.
Holiday Concerts, Plays, and Musicals
The holidays are a great time to see a play, musical stage production or concert. Live music is always a treat, especially when the performance includes your favorite Christmas carols. Treat your family to one of the many stage productions being performed by local actors as well as traveling shows in town. And of course, you can't forget the Nashville Ballet's annual production of the Nashville Nutcracker.
Christmas Festivals and Special Events
Visit one of the many area historic homes and learn how Christmas was celebrated over 100 years ago. There are also Christmas festivals plus special holiday events at your favorite Nashville attractions to get you in the holiday spirit!
Christmas Movies and TV Classics
New and classic favorite movies will be showing both in area theaters and on TV throughout November and December. Check out these lists of show times and add one to your calendar. You can also program your DVR so you don't miss anything!
Christmas Tree Farms and Tree Lots
Load up your family in the car and pick out a fresh Christmas tree! You can go to a farm or a local tree lot. Both have lots of fun with activities, hot cocoa and more.
Things to do in November
For those of you that are not ready for Santa, there are lots of things going on in November that do not include the Jolly Old Elf.