Christmas in Nashville
- SWATHI RAMASWAMY
- UPDATED May 08, 2018
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Nashville is the capital of Tennessee known for its legendary music venues with the Grand Oley Opry House being one of them. The downtown area of the place serves the people with entertainment, dining, cultural and architectural attractions making people mesmerized by the beauty of the site. Being a diversified place, Nashville is also known for its Christmas celebrations which are celebrated with great enthusiasm and excitement amongst the people of the city as well as the tourists who come across from different parts of the world. Christmas is known to be one of the favorite festivals amongst the Americans, and they welcome it with a lot of pop and show.
Events taking place during Christmas Celebrations in Nashville
Christmas celebrations are started months before the Christmas where the streets and malls are decorated with Christmas trees and lights. Nashville, which is one of the best places for the celebrations in the entire USA has various events taking place all during the Christmas which includes:
Drive Through the Dancing Lights of Christmas
Light shows are amazing to watch and with this dancing light show at James E. Ward Agricultural Center people will get enthralled with the beauty of the place as they can drive up from their cars and can pile their vehicles in an order and enjoy the unique light show which is presented all around the agricultural center which is synchronised with unique FM radio channel which opens every day during the Christmas celebrations from 5:00pm onward. The place is not free of cost as the people need to carry 25 dollars with them to enjoy the lavishing light show which can be watched by them all through the night.
Opryland Hotel and Resort is one of the most recommended place to be visited during Nashville Christmas Celebrations as over three million lights are turned on into this place making it the most beautiful and magical destination where the people can enjoy the interior as well the exterior lights and also have fun by indulging themselves into various activities which includes ice skating, Santa’s snow throw, carriage rides, snow tubing, gingerbread decorating corner and many more. The entry fees to Opryland during Christmas celebrations are free of cost; the money has to be carried for enjoying the rides, food, and drinks.
Attend A Christmas story at TPAC
Jingle bells are one of the most famous songs that are sung by everyone on Christmas be it a child or an adult, so at TPAC’s Andrew Johnson Theatre the people can enjoy this song along with many other famous Christmas songs sung during the celebrations. Apart, from the song, people are also told about the story of Santa Claus which is enacted through a performance making them understand each and every aspect of Christmas which is fun to watch as well as entertaining. The tickets for the show can be purchased through offline mode only where the people can buy them from the Theatre itself ranging from 25 dollars.
Attend Nashville’s Nutcracker
Nashville’s Nutcracker is a ballet performance performed by a group of professional ballet girls at the TPAC’s Jackson Hall where the dancers show the sixteen magical shows to the audience making them enthralled with the white dresses which are worn by the dancers along with the depiction of various characters like the Mouse King, Sugar Plum Fairy, and the Nutcracker. In order to mark this, show a remarkable and rememberable one new magical elements are added every year during the celebrations along with the fake snowfall on the audience at the end of the show. Tickets are also required during the show which can be purchased both online as well as an office at the ticket counter.
Sparkle: A Country’s Christmas Carol
To experience Charles Dicken’s Christmas Carol, make sure to head your way to the Fontanel which is a place most visited by the people of Nashville during Christmas celebrations as the entire story is depicted through large sculptures with the narration of the whole story done from the backend. Each chapter of the famous book is told to the kids and their parents in a period of an hour where they can also enjoy the bright lanterns and the six-story Christmas tree which is well decorated with lights. In order to visit this place during Christmas, make sure to make the advance booking for the same as the place is completely packed jam during Christmas Celebrations.
Nashville looks beautiful during Christmas celebrations, so in order to enjoy and get fascinated with the beauty of this place make sure to visit t during Christmas where everyone can have fun with various activities and events taking place during the festival.