Nashville at Christmas

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Looking for a city that’s full of festive holiday fun without the frosty temps? Nashville, Tennessee is the perfect location to invigorate your holiday spirit! Here’s our ultimate guide to the best things to do in Nashville at Christmas time!


General Jackson Showboat Holiday Cruise

Experience true holiday merriment aboard a Music City Christmas Evening Dinner Cruise, traveling down the Nashville River.


Nashville Nutcracker Ballet

There are few things as magical as a live performance and the artistry of the Nashville Ballet combined with live music from the Nashville symphony.

Ride on the North Pole Express

This experience includes seasonally decorated train cars, snacks, and hot chocolate on the 2-hour round-trip journey, along with carolers, Santa Claus and his elves.



A Country Christmas at the Gaylord Opryland Resort

The resort puts on several amazing holiday events, such as ICE - featuring Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Winterfest Ice Skating, Carriage Rides and more!


Cheekwood Holiday Lights

Enjoy a one-mile walking trail of festive Christmas lights throughout the Cheekwood botanical gardens. Both kids and adults alike will be dazzled by the beautiful displays.

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