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Best Holiday Events & Activities in Nashville

Posted on: December 5th, 2017

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Snow in December is not the norm in Nashville, but that does not mean that we do not get into the holiday spirit when the holiday season sets in. There are tons of fun events and activities in Nashville that will get you in the mood for candy canes, cozy fires, and hot chocolate.

To make this Christmas even more memorable, our Car Service in Nashville has compiled a list of some of the most interesting events and activities for you and your family to enjoy. Take a look and find out some of the attractions that will surely add a little merry to your Christmas in Nashville.

Opryland Hotel and Resort Christmas Lights

Every year during the holiday season, the Opryland Hotel and Resort switches on over 3 million lights turning this place into an enchanted destination. The resort is open to the public for free each year shortly after Thanksgiving all the way to New Year’s Eve. Enjoy the spectacular light displays as well as other fun activities such as carriage rides, ice skating, Santa’s Snow Throw, and a Gingerbread decorating corner.

Cheekwood Holiday Lights

The holiday lights in Cheekwood started in 2015 and it is back again for the third time in a row. It features over 1 million glimmering lights all across the property every night (apart from Mondays) between 5pm and 10pm.

The mansion also features a live reindeer, holiday carolers, Santa’s mores pits, gingerbread workshops, wine, beer, and of course, hot chocolate. Non-members are charged between $14 and $27 to visit the premises.

Deck the Hall Musical Program

Every holiday season, the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville goes out of its way to ensure the holiday calendar is completely packed with family-oriented events and activities. This year, you can enjoy the many planned exhibitions, attend concerts, or tour the historic RCA Studio B where Elvis recorded (they still have the Christmas lights that Elvis installed years ago).

The Fontanel Mansion

For the first time ever, the Fontanel Mansion will be open to the public from November, all the way to 23rd December. Guests will receive a tour of the premises which will be decorated for the holiday season with over 40 Christmas trees and lights. For $35, you can also expect a cash bar, hot chocolate, light foods, carolers, and stationed tour guides.

The Nashville Ballet

For the 10th straight year, the Nashville Ballet will be performing Nashville’s Nutcracker between December 2nd and 23rd. Attend any of the sixteen planned shows with characters that you already know and love like the Nutcracker, Sugar Plum Fairy, and the Mouse King. This event will be especially enjoyable for the kids.

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