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FEATURED EVENTS

Dates: 
12/17/2016

Location:

1140 Columbia Avenue
Franklin, TN, 37064
United States

Phone:

615-791-1861
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Time: 
10am

Christmas in Carrie's Attic

The children will be read ‘Twas the night before Christmas, make Old fashioned Christmas cards and ornaments and may even be visited by old Saint Nicholas himself! Reservations are required and the cost is $15/child. Please contact Angell Wallace at (615) 794-0903 or angell@boft.org.
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Dates: 
12/07/2016
12/08/2016
12/09/2016

Location:

2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN, 37214
United States

Phone:

1-615-889-1000
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Time: 
Varies

Arctic Plunge Snow Tubing & Glacier Glide Ice Skating at Gaylord Opryland!

Brave our extreme five-lane tubing hill covered in 1.5 million pounds of REAL SNOW and tented for maximum play. Get ready for heart-pounding thrills as you race friends and family to see who can reach the bottom first.
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Dates: 
12/09/2016
12/10/2016
12/11/2016

Location:

110 W. College St.
Murfreesboro, TN, 37130
United States

Phone:

615-904-2787
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Time: 
Varies

Billy Elliot, the Musical

An inspiring celebration of one boy's journey who hangs up his boxing gloves for dance shoes.
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Dates: 
12/07/2016
12/08/2016
12/09/2016

Location:

2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN, 37214
United States

Phone:

1-615-889-1000
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Time: 
4:00pm – midnight including Dec. 21-23, Dec. 27 – 29 Sunday through Thursday 4:00pm – 11:00pm including Dec. 25. 4:00pm – 1:00am on Dec. 30

Christmas Lights at Gaylord Opryland!

Get in the spirit of the season as you discover more than 2 million dazzling Christmas lights around every bend of our resort! Don’t miss the magic of the new lights and festive décor Santa’s Elves have added for 2016.
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Dates: 
12/10/2016
12/11/2016
12/16/2016

Organization:

Nashville Ballet

Location:

3630 Redmon Street
Nashville, TN, 37209
United States

Phone:

(615) 297-2966
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Time: 
varies

NASHVILLE'S NUTCRACKER

Nashville’s holiday season doesn’t officially begin until young Clara takes her magical Uncle Drosselmeyer’s hand and journeys into an unforgettable dreamland in this spectacularly grand production. Nashville’s Nutcracker weaves together the city’s vibrant history with one of the most beloved tales of all time for a Nashville holiday tradition unlike any other. Whether it’s your first time or your ninth attending Nashville’s Nutcracker, there’s always a little more magic waiting to be discovered.
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Dates: 
12/08/2016
12/09/2016
12/10/2016

Location:

705 E Houston St The Emily Morgan Hotel
San Antonio, TX, 78205
United States

Phone:

(210) 225-5100
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Time: 
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Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure - San Antonio

Turn San Antonio into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour.
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Dates: 
12/07/2016
12/08/2016
12/10/2016

Location:

2812 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN, 37214
United States

Phone:

(615) 458-3900
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Time: 
Boarding: 6:15pm Departure: 7:00pm Return: 9:45pm

Heart Of Christmas Evening Holiday Cruise aboard the General Jackson Showboat

Glamorous costumes, glimmering lights and glorious choreography fill the Victorian Theater. A six-piece show band and six outstanding featured performers fill the stage with colorful production numbers of Christmas favorites such as: “Sleigh Ride,” “Winter Wonderland” and Nate King Cole’s “The Christmas Song,” continuing with sophisticated versions of new Christmas classics like: “All I Want for Christmas is You,” and “This Christmas.” We wrap up with a touching celebrating the true “reason for the season.”
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Dates: 
12/10/2016
Time: 
2 - 4 pm 11AM-6PM (Sunday)

Location:

Leiper's Fork
Leiper's Fork Village
Franklin, TN, 37064
United States

Phone:

615.791.3217
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Leiper's Fork Christmas Parade

The "Almost World-Famous Leiper's Fork Christmas Parade" is unlike any other parade in the country! From Clydesdale Horses to pot-belly pigs and vintage cars to bicycles, the Leiper's Fork Christmas Parade features some of the most unique holiday floats you'll ever see!
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Dates: 
12/07/2016
12/08/2016
12/09/2016

Location:

2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN, 37214
United States

Phone:

1-615-889-1000
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Time: 
varies, see below Sundays through Thursdays: Noon – 7:00pm Dec.20 to 23: 11:00am – 8:00pm Dec.24: 11:00am – 6:00pm Photo purchase required to meet Santa

Photos with Santa at Gaylord Opryland

Santa Claus sits in his guitar-shaped chair Under Delta Island Bridge and is ready to pose for photos with your little ones. Don't miss your chance to get a treasured photo of your child with Santa himself!
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Dates: 
12/07/2016
12/08/2016
12/09/2016

Location:

2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN, 37214
United States

Phone:

1-615-889-1000
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Time: 
varies, see below Sunday – Thursday including Dec. 25: 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Dec. 31: 5:00 p.m. – midnight

Carriage Rides at Gaylord Opryland!

Experience a horse-drawn carriage ride and enjoy the decorations and lights, sure to delight young and old alike!
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Dates: 
12/08/2016
12/09/2016
12/10/2016

Location:

200 E Colfax Ave State Capitol Building
Denver, CO, 80203
United States

Phone:

805-603-5620
,
Time: 
Check website for details

Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure - Denver

Turn Denver into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour.
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Dates: 
12/07/2016
12/08/2016
12/09/2016

Location:

2572 Music Valley Drive
Nashville, TN, 37214
United States

Phone:

(615) 889 - 4225
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Time: 
5pm until 10pm with extended weekend and holiday hours.

The Dancing Lights of Christmas at Jellystone

Join us for our Annual spectacular Christmas Light Show and Santa’s Village; a great experience including rides, inflatables, food, and of course Santa Claus (Santa leave us on December 23)! Pay at the gate or camp with us and see The Dancing Lights of Christmas synchronized to music for free! We will be offering special rides through the lights on our Fire Truck (reservations for the Fire Truck must be made in advance by calling the campground office during regular business hours.)
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Dates: 
12/08/2016
12/10/2016
12/11/2016

Location:

2812 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN, 37214
United States

Phone:

(615) 458-3900
,
Time: 
Boarding: 11:15 a.m. Departure: 12:00 noon Return: 2:00 p.m.

Nashville Christmas Holiday Midday Cruise aboard the General Jackson Showboat

A genuine Nashville Christmas with some of the finest country musicians and singers that Music City has to offer. Beautiful stage lighting and colorful costumes support our authentic country voices and bona-fide country pickers. Blend in a dose of country comedy and you have a Christmas show like no other.
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Dates: 
12/15/2016
12/16/2016
12/17/2016

Location:

25 Middleton St.
Nashville, TN, 37210
United States

Phone:

615-252-4675
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Time: 
varies

Nashville Children's Theatre's Cinderella

Dramatized by Scot Copeland. This holiday season, join us for a new Nashville holiday tradition!
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Dates: 
12/07/2016
12/08/2016
12/09/2016

Location:

2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN, 37214
United States

Phone:

1-615-889-1000
,
Time: 
Varies

ICE! featuring Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer at Gaylord Opryland Event Center

ICE!—our signature holiday attraction—is back with a new theme in 2016! Experience favorite scenes from Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer brought to life in magnificent sculptures hand-carved from more than TWO million pounds of ice.
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Dates: 
12/07/2016
12/08/2016
12/09/2016

Location:

2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN, 37214
United States

Phone:

1-615-889-1000
,
Time: 
varies, see below

Gingerbread Decorating Corner at Gaylord Opryland

This fun, sticky, interactive decorating tradition just got a whole lot sweeter! Choose a traditional gingerbread house or a cookie kit with reindeer and a sleigh. Both activities are packed full of family fun!
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Dates: 
12/10/2016
12/11/2016

Location:

112 Bridge Street
Franklin, TN, 37064
United States

Phone:

615-591-8500
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Time: 
10AM-5PM (Saturday) 11AM-5PM (Sunday)

Dickens of a Christmas in Historic Franklin

Join us for the largest Christmas festival in Middle Tennessee! Step back in time with the Heritage Foundation of Franklin & Williamson County when Dickens of a Christmas returns to Franklin’s Main Street!
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Dates: 
12/08/2016
12/09/2016
12/10/2016

Location:

222 5th Ave S. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Nashville, TN, 37203
United States

Phone:

(615) 416-2001
,
Time: 
Check website for details

Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure - Nashville

Turn Nashville into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour.
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Dates: 
12/10/2016

Location:

230 Franklin Road
Franklin, TN, 37064
United States

Phone:

615-916-1274
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Time: 
9 am - 12 pm

Santa Visits the Franklin Farmers Market!

Santa visits the market on December 10, 2016. Bring the kids to visit with Santa and snap a picture of Santa asking what each child wants for Christmas. It’ll be a fun day for local families!
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Dates: 
12/07/2016
12/08/2016
12/09/2016

Location:

2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN, 37214
United States

Phone:

1-615-889-1000
,
Time: 
Varies

Santa's Snowball Toss at Gaylord Opryland Event Center!

Warm up your throwing arm and launch pre-made snowballs at moving presents and mischievous elves in Santa’s workshop. This carnival-style game has all the bells and whistles to excite guests of all ages. Hours of operation same as Arctic Plunge Snow Tubing
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Dates: 
12/07/2016
12/08/2016
12/09/2016

Location:

2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN, 37214
United States

Phone:

1-615-889-1000
,
Time: 
5:00pm – 11:00pm Sunday – Thursday 5:00pm – 10:00pm Dec. 31 from 5:00pm – midnight

Outdoor Nativity at Gaylord Opryland!

Our Outdoor Nativity Display features special lighting effects and an audio rendition of the biblical story of the birth of Christ.
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Dates: 
12/07/2016
12/08/2016
12/09/2016

Location:

2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN, 37214
United States

Phone:

1-615-889-1000
,
Time: 
10 am - 8 pm

The Elf on the Shelf ® Scavenger Hunt at Gaylord Opryland!

The Elf on the Shelf® scout elves are back! Find the scout elves hiding around the resort by solving puzzles, then redeem your completed clue booklet for a special prize.
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Dates: 
12/07/2016
12/08/2016
12/09/2016

Location:

2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN, 37214
United States

Phone:

1-615-889-1000
,
Time: 
24/7

Parade of Trees at Gaylord Opryland!

Take a free self-guided tour of stunningly decorated Christmas trees throughout the resort. Numerous country artists and other celebrities will have specially decorated trees featured. Each tree’s decorations and prizes are available to the highest online bidder as a way to benefit favorite charities.
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Dates: 
12/07/2016
12/08/2016
12/09/2016

Location:

800 Fort Negley Blvd.
Nashville, TN, 37203-4899
United States

Phone:

615-401-5059
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Time: 
10 - 5pm

All Aboard for Trains at the Adventure Science Center!

The All Aboard for Trains! exhibit is a model train extravaganza heralding the beginning of the holidays and delighting young and old with a dizzying array of magical model railroads.
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Dates: 
12/08/2016
12/09/2016
12/10/2016

Location:

The Gateway Mall Legacy Plaza 18 North Rio Grande Street
Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
United States

Phone:

1-805-603-5620
,
Time: 
Check website for details

Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure - Salt Lake City

Turn Salt Lake City into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour.
Learn More