(Somewhat fewer than) 101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Nashville - 2021 | Kids Out and About Nashville

(Somewhat fewer than) 101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Nashville - 2021

KidsOutAndAbout is Nashville's online guide to everything for kids, teens, and families! Typically we list (MORE than) 101 ideas for holiday family fun, but. . . it's 2021, which means a bit less is happening than usual. The activities we've listed here are confirmed for this year, but many require reserving ahead of time, and please keep in mind that events could be canceled... so click through to make arrangements. Enjoy the holidays!

If we're missing an activity that should be on our list, please email Mindy Mangan at mindy@kidsoutandabout.com. Please make sure to include a link to the event when you email. Thank you!

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Santa Sightings

Multiiple dates starting Nov 6, 2021 Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops & Cabela's
Multiple dates starting Nov 12, 2021 Christmas at Gaylord Opryland
Nov 19, 2021 Sparkle Night! - The Streets of Indian Lake
Multiple dates starting Nov 19, 2021 'Tis the Season for Photos with Santa at OPRY MILLS®
Multiple dates starting Nov 20, 2021 Santa Photo Hours at RiverGate Mall
Multiple dates starting Nov 20, 2021 North Pole Express Santa Excursion Train
Multiple dates starting Nov 26, 2021 Santa Land & Holly Jolly Artisan Market
Multiple dates starting Nov 27, 2021 East Nashville Holiday Market 2021
Dec 4, 2021 Holiday Open House (Free Day) at Discovery Center
Dec 5, 2021 Town of Smyrna Christmas Parade 2021
Dec 5, 2021 Christmas in Brentwood FREE COMMUNITY-WIDE EVENT
December 11, 2021 Parade of Lights - City of La Vergne 2021
Dec 12, 2021 Murfreesboro Christmas Parade 2021

 

 

Old-Time Christmas

Multiple dates starting Dec 4, 2021 Bell Buckle Olde Fashioned Christmas 2021

 

Light Displays

Multiple dates starting Nov 12, 2021 The Dancing Lights of Christmas 2021
Multiple dates starting Nov 12, 2021 Christmas at Gaylord Opryland
Nov 19, 2021 Sparkle Night! - The Streets of Indian Lake
Multiple dates starting Nov 20, 2021 Holiday LIGHTS Cheekwood
Multiple dates starting Nov 25, 2021 Chad's Winter Wonderland 2021
Multiple dates starting Nov 25, 2021 2021 FrankTown Festival of Lights
Multiple dates starting Nov 26, 2021 Holiday Wonders at Bowie Park 2021
Nov 30, 2021 Lighting of the Green at Lipscomb University
Multiple dates starting Dec 3, 2021 Drive-Through Christmas Lights at Cannonsburgh Village
Multiple dates starting Dec 5, 2021 Festival of Lights 2021

 

Holiday Theatre

Multiple dates starting Nov 12, 2021 Performances at Christmas at Gaylord
Multiple dates starting Nov 18, 2021 Christmas at Dolly Parton’s Stampede!
Multiple dates starting Nov 26, 2021 Scrooge in Rouge at Hendersonville Performing Arts Company
Dec 3 & 4, 2021 Rhythmic Circus - Holiday Shuffle at Franklin Theatre
Dec 11, 2021 Studio Tenn Presents: Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
Multiple dates starting Dec 15, 2021 Nashville's Nutcracker

 

Holiday Concerts

Multiple dates starting Nov 12, 2021 Performances at Christmas at Gaylord
Nov 22, 2021 Christmas 4 Kids Concert at Ryman Auditorium
Nov 30, 2021 Lighting of the Green at Lipscomb University
Dec 1, 2021 Trans-Siberian Orchestra-Christmas Eve & Other Stories
Multiple dates starting Dec 1, 2021 Music City Christmas Evening Cruise
Dec 3 - 5, 2021 The Muppet Christmas Carol in Concert LIVE to film - with the Nashville Symphony
Multiple dates starting Dec 4, 2021 Nashville Community Choir Holiday Performances
Dec 5, 2021 Christmas in Brentwood FREE COMMUNITY-WIDE EVENT
Multiple dates starting Dec 16, 2021 Music City Christmas - with the Nashville Symphony

Hanukkah

Nov 28, 2021 Donuts and Dreidels at Chabad of Nashville
Dec 5, 2021 Hanukkah Fest 2021!

Christmas Tree Experience

Multiple dates starting Nov 20, 2021 Wildwood Christmas Tree Farm
Multiple dates starting Nov 20, 2021 Santa's Christmas Trees
Multiple dates starting Nov 20, 2021 Christmas Tree Adventures
Multiple dates starting Nov 20, 2021 Country Cove Christmas Tree Farm
Multiple dates starting Nov 25, 2021 Blackjack Farm Christmas Trees
Multiple dates starting Nov 25, 2021 Rhonda & Chris' Treeland
Multiple dates starting Nov 26, 2021 Lazy Spread Tree Farm
Multiple dates starting Nov 26, 2021 Erin's Tree Farm

New Year's Eve

Dec 31, 2021 Happy Noon Year at Adventure Science Center
Dec 31, 2021 Midnight at Noon! - SOAC
Dec 31, 2021 Countdown to Noon at Discovery Center

 

Ice Skating

Ford Ice Center
Centennial Sportsplex

 

Shopping & Craft Fairs

Nov 12 - 14, 2021 Christmas Village 2021
Multiple dates starting Nov 19 & 20, 2021 MADE SOUTH Virtual Holiday Market
Multiple dates starting Nov 26, 2021 Santa Land & Holly Jolly Artisan Market
Nov 27, 2021 Tidings & Tinsel Holiday Market at Gladeville Community Center
Nov 27, 2021 Handmade Nashville 6th Annual Holiday Market Arts & Craft Show
Multiple dates starting Nov 27, 2021 East Nashville Holiday Market 2021
Dec 3 - 5, 2021 Mistletoe Merchants 2 of Lebanon

 

Miscellaneous

Multiple dates starting Nov 5, 2021 Christmas Dinner from Belmont Mansion
Multiple dates starting Nov 21, 2021 Holiday Movies at Franklin Theatre
Multiple dates starting Nov 25, 2021 Chad's Winter Wonderland 2021
Dec 4, 2021 Nutcracker Tea Party at Historic Sam Davis Home and Plantation
Dec 12, 2021 Family Christmas Program & Party at Madison Christian Church
   
   
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