Christmas in Nashville


Gabbie Dew, Photographer

During the holiday season, Nashville is the perfect spot to do all your festive activities so you can get in the Christmas spirit. If you’re not sure what all Music City has to offer, here’s a list


Heated Igloos 

Bobby’s Hotel offers heated igloos decorated with Christmas decor, cozy rugs and blankets, and a menu with festive items. The best part: it’s on the rooftop. Rooftop hours go from 5:00 pm- 11:00 pm on Fridays and Saturdays only. Igloo reservations are available for up to 90 minutes for up to 5 people with a $250 food and drink minimum. To learn more and make your reservation, you can email [email protected]



Festive Holiday Concert Series 

The Listening Room Cafe is hosting a concert series for Christmas every Tuesday throughout December.


Gaylord Opryland Resort’s: A Country Christmas 

Over 3 million lights turn Opryland Hotel and Resort into a magical destination. You can visit Opryland for free any day until January 3rd, 2021, just to see their interior and exterior lights. And you could always stay the night for the ultimate experience. A Country Christmas includes: millions of lights, carriage rides, photos with Santa, gingerbread decorating center, Build-a-Bear Workshop, Delta Riverboat rides, breakfast with Charlie Brown and friends, a Merry Snoopy Christmas scavenger hunt, and more.

Holiday Lights at Cheekwood 

This event includes a one-mile-long path featuring over a million twinkling lights. Holiday LIGHTS, an outdoor display showcasing 17 custom-made LED trees with programmed lights, is new this year. There will also be real reindeer, s’mores pits, holiday carolers, a children’s wonderland, Santa, gingerbread workshops, and cash bars with hot chocolate. The Mansion will be decorated, so be sure to check it out while you’re there. Holiday LIGHTS is a timed-ticketed event from 5:00pm to 10:00pm. This exhibit is open 7 nights a week until January 10th, and prices range from $9-$26 depending on membership status, time, and date.