From Thanksgiving until New Year's Eve, Nashville offers tons of festive opportunities during the Holiday Season. There is an unlimited supply of Holiday and Christmas Events and Happenings for everyone to enjoy during the holiday season.
Come look (photos), see, and explore a list of Holiday fun that we've gathered up that's sure to please, from Art to Music it's a whole month of holiday fun for the entire family to have a great Nashville Christmas.
Songs In The Key of Life
The Nashville Chamber Orchestra, the NCO Gospel Choir, along with Jonell Mosser, Odessa Settles and Scat Springs celebrate the holiday with songs from Stevie Wonder's 1976 Songs "In The Key Of Life". Show dates are November 23rd & 24th.
Billy Ray Cyrus
Go dance away the night with Billy Ray Cyrus at the Wildhorse Saloon.
Holiday Decorating at Travellers Rest
Everyone has the opportunity to participate in making wreaths and decorations in the style of the early 1800's at this Overton Home. Visitors can join in the more holiday celebrations at Travellers Rest during the entire month of December.
Sanders Family Christmas
The wacky Sanders family, from Smoke on the Mountain, are back so come and enjoy more than two dozen carols, hymns, stories that will get you into Christmas spirit at the Gaslight Dinner Theatre. Show dates are November 6th - December 15th.
Irving Berlin's White Christmas
This classic holiday musical follows the comedic adventures of army buddies in romantic pursuit of a pair of singing sisters leads them to a Vermont inn for the holidays. Show dates are November 27th - December 2nd.
Sorry, Wrong Chimney
Join the Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre as they entertain you with Sorry, Wrong Chimney opening November 23rd and running through December 31st.
It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
Tennessee Repertory Theatre Presents an adaptation of "It's a Wonderful Life" with commercials, sound effects and music all taking place at a station in 1946. Show dates are November 29th - December 22nd.
- Keith Urban Concert
Keith Urban live in his "Love, Pain, & the Whole Crazy World" tour at the Sommet Center.
- Keith Anderson Concert
Join Keith Anderson for some great music at the Wildhorse Saloon.
North Pole Express
North Pole Express Excursion Train rides into the Tennessee Central Railway Museum bringing Santa along too. Check their website for schedule and additional excursion dates.
On This Night
A Classic Holiday Evening with Michael McDonald at the Ryman Auditorium.
Season of Celebration
Cheekwood Mansion showcases the sights and sounds of the season as their many gardens and Museum of Art become a holiday fantasy with their lavishly decorated grounds, trees, and rooms. Exhibit Opens on November 24th through December 30th.
Chaffin's Children's Christmas Matinees
Take the children out to Chaffin's Barn for a Chaffin's Childrens's Christmas Matinees. This is great for the kids! Call ahead for Tickets and remember that dates and times will vary. Show dates are December 4th - December 15th.
BLAIR Celebrates the Holidays
The Blair School presents tons of great concerts during the holiday Season and most are free and open to the public so make sure to check their events calendar early on to see what entertainment they have in store for Nashville this year.
Festival of Lights at the Wilson County Fair Grounds
For 5.00 a carload, you can drive through a winter wonderland of lights and Christmas scenery. Open each Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday in December.
Nashville's Annual Christmas Parade
Get Ready! This year's parade continues an exciting Nashville tradition of a nighttime parade! The Annual Nashville Christmas Parade is being held Friday, December 7th.
Every Saturday until Christmas you can visit the Holiday Market at the Nashville Farmers Market it's offering cool-weather farm products and hand-made local crafts, locally made honey, meat, eggs, breads, and tons more.
A Happy Wendy and Carnie Christmas
Enjoy a live Wilson performance at the Wildhorse Saloon with a Happy Wendy and Carnie Christmas. Doors open at 5:30, Music begins at 6:00.
Opryland Country Christmas
A Nashville Christmas just isn't complete without a stroll through the Opryland Hotel . Its wondrous Holiday displays are on exhibit from November into January. "A Country Christmas" includes the viewing their spectacular holiday lights, strolling through the Outdoor Nativity Display, Pam Tillis Christmas Dinner Party, Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular, ICE! or taking a General Jackson Holiday Cruise to browsing thru the Treasures for the Holidays Craft Show. It's an entire month of non-stop holiday fun!
Croft House Christmas
The Nashville zoo is home to the historic Croft house which will be decorated for a traditional Victorian Christmas with the Croft families own holiday decorations. The Croft House exhibit will only be open on the first three weekends in December.
The Chime, presented by The Roxy, is a cross between the story of Ebenezer Scrooge and Frank Capra's It's a Wonderful Life in a new light.Show dates are November 30th - December 22nd.
Behold the Lamb of God
Join Andrew Peterson and special guests at the Historic Ryman Auditorium
Christmas Special with Jose Feliciano
Jose Feliciano holiday classic and signature sound, "Feliz Navidad," will make this holiday celebration at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center a truly special performance. Show dates are December 14th & December 15th.
Nashville Ballet's Nutcracker has become a true holiday tradition,. Performed live by The Nashville Symphony, Nashville Ballet brings to life the tale of Clara and her magical Nutcracker. Show opened on December 14th and goes though the 23rd, but make sure to order your tickets early for this favorite.