NOVEMBER - NEW YEAR'S DAY
Throughout Music City
Every year, numerous holiday events set throughout Music City offer joyful celebrations and beautiful decorations for people of all ages. Share your time with loved ones in Music City and spread the spirit of the season.
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Take a glimpse at just some of the magical holiday events happening around Music City this season.
November 9-January 1, 2019
This year's must see annual holiday event at Gaylord Opryland features Cirque Dreams Holidaze Stage Spectacular, ICE! ft. Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas, A Trace Adkins Christmas, holiday lights, and more.
November 9-January 1, 2019
TThe magic of Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas is carved in to 2 million pounds of colorful ice sculptures! This year's ICE! also includes four ice slides children will love.
November 9-January 1, 2019
Race your friends and family down Nashville's only five-lane tubing hill covered in 1.5 million pounds of real snow.
This show will make you laugh and cry as you get to know the Mitchell family over the course of three different holiday seasons.
Enjoy the holiday classic and some great songs during this show at TPAC.
November 15-December 25 (on select dates)
Experience a genuine celebration with some great country musicians during the Music City Christmas Evening Cruise, OR enjoy a festive holiday cruise during the day on the Christmas Traditions Midday Cruise.
November 15-December 22 (Select dates)
Join Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre for this special comedy show based on the popular holiday film, Elf.
November 16-December 28
An acclaimed stage extravaganza with over 300 costumes, 20 acts, and 30 performers from more than a dozen countries showcasing an endless variety of imaginative, heart-pounding and gravity-defying feats you have to see to believe.
November 16-December 25
Grand Ole Opry member Trace Adkins will perform songs from The King's Gift.
November 16-December 31
For the 9th year in a row, The Dancing Lights of Christmas returns! With over 1.5 million lights, it truly is a holiday sight to see.
November 23-December 22
Now in its tenth year, check out Nashville’s holiday tradition "A Christmas Story" based off the classic motion picture film. It is a must see for families during the holidays.
November 23-December 30
Celebrate the season at Cheekwood with holiday concerts, cookie decorating, gingerbread workshops, art activities, and LIVE reindeer every day! Also, each year the mansion and gardens are lit up with a million lights offering an amazing holiday sight in Music City!
November 23-December 31 (Dates vary for tours)
Gray Line of Tennessee offers two holiday tours this year. Twinkling Tennessee Christmas takes you for a ride through Nashville and Franklin to see some of Tennessee's most beautifully decorated homes and neighborhoods. The tour also includes a visit to the Lotz House, decorated in mid-1800s fashion. The Holiday LIGHTS at Cheekwood takes you to see the amazing lights across the beautiful grounds of Cheekwood Estate & Gardens.
A fun performance that will entertain the whole family!
November 28, 29; December 5, 6, 12, 13, 16-20, & 23
An annual holiday tradition and seasonal favorite of many, Amy Grant & Vince Gill will perform their beloved Christmas show during a twelve-night stand at the Ryman.
November 29-December 1
Enjoy a night of everyone's favorite Christmas Songs, sung by one of country's favorite entertainers, Martina McBride.
Enjoy various Christmas activities at Belmont Mansion, including brunch, dinner, Christmas Cabaret, and more.
Runners will love to participate in Rudolph's Red Nose Run which lights the way for Santa's arrival at the Nashville Christmas Parade. 100% of the benefits go to NeedLink Nashville.
Bring the whole family and enjoy a musical retelling of the Dr. Seuss classical tale.
The 65th Annual Nashville Christmas Parade will start at 8:30am and will be the BIGGEST parade yet! The one and only Kid Rock will be the Grand Marshal.
December 1-23 (on select dates)
See your beloved characters like the Sugar Plum Fairy, the Mouse King, the Nutcracker, the Dancing Bear, and historic characters from Nashville’s past during Nashville's Nutcracker at TPAC. This is the 11th year for the dazzling Nashville Nutracker.
Enjoy a funny evening featuring contestants from the VH1 reality show.
GRAMMY®-nominated songwriter Dave Barnes and a host of special guests perform holiday favorites at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. A Music City holiday tradition!
The 15th Anniversary Christmas Rocks Tour.
A celebration of Decker's "On This Holiday" album.
December 5 & 6
Watch the beloved holiday classic featuring composer John Williams' score performed live by the Nashville Symphony at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center.
Holiday favorites performed by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and jazz vocalists.
December 7 & 8
The Porter Flea Holiday Market is a holiday shopping opportunity with vendors selling apparel, accessories, home goods, furniture, jewelry, and more taking place at the Nashville Fairgrounds.
December 9 & 10
A live performance at the Ryman Auditorium.
A Nashville holiday tradition! Celebrate the season with the Nashville Symphony Orchestra and Chorus as they perform one of the most inspiring works of music ever written in the gorgeous acoustical splendor of Schermerhorn Symphony Center.
A British holiday panto version of the classic childhood hit.
Buy your tickets to enjoy a night with artist Deborah Allen at the Franklin Theatre.
December 17 & 22
Husband and wife duo, Drew and Ellie Holcomb, perform a variety of hits with their band, The Neighbors.
Michael W. Smith, one of Christian music's biggest stars, performs a night of holiday favorites mixed with some of his original tunes.
Join Ireland’s own Keith and Kristyn Getty, writers of modern hymns and carols, for their seventh annual tour of An Irish Christmas. Joined by their band of virtuoso instrumentalists, the evening takes place at Schermerhorn Symphony Center.
Enjoy an evening of live music at City Winery as Jane Lynch performs songs from her brand-new Christmas album.
The Oak Ridge Boys will entertain with a night of country hits and holiday classics.
This performance combines the highest caliber ballet with historic Russian theatrical traditions including 10-foot-tall puppets, 9 colorful and hand-painted backdrops created with a 3-D effect, and hundreds of costumes!
Guests can expect the stage to come alive with visions of sugar plums, elves, and with the spirit of country music’s greatest artists, both past and present, along with all of Robert Earl Keen's biggest hits.
Each year the SEC takes on the ACC or Big Ten at Nissan Stadium in what has become Nashville's holiday tradition.
Ring in the New Year and rock out the old during Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight: New Year’s Eve in Nashville! Enjoy free live music from Keith Urban, Peter Frampton, Judah & the Lion, Caitlyn Smith, Devon Gilfillian, and the Fisk Jubilee Singers.
Check out the incredible and legendary live music venues that are celebrating New Year's Eve in Music City.
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