Tree Lighting Christmas Celebrations In and Around Nashville


Not much is quite as magical as watching that tree light up for the very first time. If you're in luck, you can grab a "first light" several times as many tree lighting ceremonies will be taking place all over the mid-state! 

Friday November 23rd

Whether you're visiting or lucky enough to live here, the Country Music Hall of Fame's annual Deck the Hall celebration is a "can't miss" for all! Cassadee Pope will perform this year. Perhaps her boyfriend Sam Palladio aka Gunnar from the show Nashville will accompany? Again, can't miss! The party gets started at 4:30. Don't be late for this date. 

Sunday November 25th


What a perfect way to wrap up Thanksgiving weekend and jettison into the holidays. The clip=clop of Horse-drawn carriages and Christmas music fill the air at this tree lighting ceremony. Say "Hello" to Mr and Mr. Claus, find your favorite food truck for a bite to eat and let the little one's work off some of that Christmas cookie energy in inflatable bounce houses. This celebration at Hendersonville Memorial Park begins at 3. Nice and early!!

Friday November 30th


6pm, Public Square Park will be buzzing with holiday excitement! Many voices, including the famous Fisk Jubilee Singers, will be bring seasonal JOY to all who show up for this tree lighting. If you plan ahead, please be kind enough to bring a toy for other Nashville families in need. The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office will be on hand collecting donations for the Last Minute Toy Store. Tis the season!  


Franklin's tree lighting will be accompanied by the voices of Holly Williams and JT Hodges! Local High School bands will be participating and you KNOW Santa will be there! Head down to Public Square on Third Avenue South at 7 pm.



All the GOOD little boys and GOOD little girls in GOODlettsville are invited for some free festive fun!!! Mr. and Mr. Claus will be on hand, children can participate in making crafts, there'll be live music and more. Main Street is the place to be at 6 p.m. 

Monday December 3rd


What better way to brighten a Monday? Join friends, family and neighbors at the Brentwood Library on Concord Road, for treats that warm the heart and your belly! Merrily on high will the voices of Ravenwood High School's Chorus be singing! Activities include a reading of the Polar Express. You'll need a ticket for that! Be sure and check out the Brentwood Library's website. Show up at 5 ready to sparkle!!

And - that's just the beginning. If there's a celebration you'd like our friends to be aware of, comment below and we'll happily add it to our list!

Here's to Nashville staying "Merry and Bright" all season!!! 

Amy Paige

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