Nashville Offers Holiday Vacation Packages & Happenings

Music City celebrates Holiday Harmony with seasonal concerts, performances, light displays, and more.

NASHVILLE – Holiday Harmony in Nashville will offer more attractions, lights, and special events than ever before. From the brand-new GLOW activation at First Tennessee Park and Zoolumination at The Nashville Zoo to classics like A Country Christmas at Gaylord Opryland and the always dazzling Cheekwood Holiday Lights, Music City is a top holiday destination this season.

Visit Music City has the perfect package to make sure guests can explore some of the best holiday attractions this season. The Music City in Lights Ticket Combo Pack allows visitors to experience three different attractions with unique holiday lights experiences. The Ticket Combo Pack includes an adult ticket to GLOW, Zoolumination, Cheekwood Holiday Lights, plus a Holiday Memory Box with Nashville branded gifts and optional shuttle transportation. Included in the Holiday Memory Box is a Spirit of Nashville ornament, a cozy fleece blanket, and a Music City campfire mug. Child tickets can be added on to the Adult Combo Package for an additional cost. Visitors can add on a hotel reservation to the ticket package, and all package details can be found at

Beginning November 15 (through December 30), visitors can take in Zoolumination: Chinese Festival of Lights at The Nashville Zoo. The country’s largest Chinese lantern festival, guests can expect 500 custom-made silk lanterns spread across 60 acres, creating holiday scenes and elaborate displays with Zoo animal favorites. From November 22 – December 31, GLOWNashville’s Brightest Christmas Experience will take place at First Tennessee Park. A new must-see holiday attraction this year, GLOW features over 4 million lights, one of the country’s tallest Christmas trees, snow tubing, Santa’s workshop, and so much more. A Nashville favorite, Cheekwood Holiday Lights, takes places November 23 – January 5, illuminating Cheekwood Estate & Gardens with one million lights. Holiday concerts, cookie decorating, and special events will also take place. Each of these unique attractions are included in the Music City in Lights Ticket Combo Pack. Additional information:

The holidays in Nashville would not be complete without A Country Christmas at Gaylord Opryland. Over 3 million holiday lights twinkle throughout the property, in addition to ice skating, carriage rides, Santa photos, and special activities. Nashville also celebrates the holidays with special musical performances and concerts. The Nashville Symphony will host festive concerts from Dave Barnes, Drew & Ellie Holcomb, and Michael W. Smith, in addition to a special viewing of Home Alone with a live score from the Symphony, and more. Nashville’s Nutcracker by the Nashville Ballet is a great choice for the whole family, while a more mature audience will enjoy Manheim Steamroller Christmas and Hamilton at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center. Amy Grant & Vince Gill, Kathie Lee Gifford, and Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Christmas will bring holiday cheer to the Ryman Auditorium. For more information, please visit

Round out 2019 with the Music City Bowl, taking place at Nissan Stadium on December 30th, featuring a matchup between an SEC team and an ACC/Big Ten team. On December 31st, visitors can ring in the new year at the FREE Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight: New Year’s Eve in Nashville concert, featuring GRAMMY Award winner Keith Urban, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, The Struts, Amanda Shires, and the Fisk Jubilee Singers. Purchase your Gold Circle Party ticket, or the Nashville New Year’s Eve Celebration Package today.


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