It's Christmastime In The City

Holiday Happenings In And Around The City By The Lake

For many people, the holidays are filled with occasions to make magical memories with friends and family that will last a lifetime. To help our readers discover new opportunities to share with loved ones, we are pleased to tell you about several upcoming celebrations that you should make part of your celebration of Christmas 2023.

Rock Castle Open House

Dec. 2 – 3:00 p.m.

Rock Castle

This event will feature tours, refreshments and photo opportunities with Santa Claus.


Deck The Hulls Boat Parade

Dec. 2 – 6:00 p.m.

Mallard’s Point

The annual boat parade will take place in Drakes Creek, featuring colorfully adorned lake vessels.


Dec. 2 – 5 p.m.

Goodlettsville Visitor’s Center

Yulefest is a nostalgic holiday event that will feature music, storytelling and shopping.


Hendersonville Christmas Parade/Tree Lighting

Dec. 3 – 1:00 p.m.

Memorial Park

The “Sleigh Bells Ring” themed parade will take place at 1 p.m., followed by the lighting of the city’s official Christmas Tree.

Festival of Lights

Dec. 3 through Dec. 22 – Sunset

Memorial Park and across Hendersonville

Hendersonville Parks will publish a map guiding visitors to colorful light displays spread across the city.

Gallatin Christmas Parade 

Dec. 9 – 12:00 p.m.

Downtown Gallatin

The “Spirit of Christmas” themed parade will feature floats, bands and other special participants.


Frostbite Races and Polar Plunge

Dec. 30 – 8:30 a.m.

Sumner County YMCA

Featuring races and a pool plunge, Frostbite is a great way to end the year.

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