Plaza Mariachi Kid’s Christmas Party
- Saturday, December 18th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Plaza Mariachi
- Free Santa photos, princesses, petting zoo, story times, face painting and more!
WinterFest at Fountains at Gateway
- November 19th through January 3rd
- Fountains at Gateway in Murfreesboro
- Winterfest is back for another fun season of ice skating! Skate rentals are available or you’re able to bring your own! Check hours of operation and rates here.
- December 14th through 24th
- Nashville’s beloved tradition is back! See the Nashville Ballet’s spectacular version of The Nutcracker come to life! Use code EMERSONROSED for 15% off
- November 12th through January 2, 2022
- Gaylord Opryland
- With classic holiday activities like photos with Santa, engaging shows like The Oak Ridge Boys Christmas In Tennessee Dinner Show, thrilling experiences like ice bumper cars, and our all-new Gaylord Hotels Original Experience Mission: Save Christmas featuring Elf™, there is something for everyone, and you can do it all with So. Much. Christmas. at Gaylord Opryland Resort.
- November 20th through January 9th, 2022 Timed-ticketed event
- 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. Santa will not be on-site during Holiday LIGHTS, but children can still get their wish lists to him. Visit the Frist Learning Center where kids can drop off their letters in a special mailbox for Jolly Ole St. Nick.
Studio Tenn Holiday Performances
- Throughout December
- It’s a Wonderful Life (Jamison Theater), A Christmas Carol (Franklin Theater)
- Get in the holiday spirit with live performances of It’s a Wonderful Life and A Christmas Carol.
- November 12th through January 2nd, 2022
- James Ward Agricultural Center (945 E. Baddour Parkway, Lebanon)
- Family owned The Dancing Lights returns for it’s 11th consective season with Tennessee’s largest synchronized light and music show with a 2.5 mile route and over two million lights dancing to upbeat Christmas music through your car stereo. Open rain or shine and on ALL holidays. $30 per family vehicle.
The Mall at Green Hills Santa Experience
- November 12th through December 24th
- Mall at Green Hills
- *Reservations suggested! Step inside Santa’s 22-foot tall sleigh and experience the magical snowfall. Masks are optional during photos with Santa, but are recommended before and after your visit. Sit with Santa for your photos or remain socially-distanced Heightened cleaning protocols and hand sanitizer provided. Make your reservation here.