Are you fan of Christmastime? Then there’s absolutely no way you can miss a December in Tennessee! We’re a happy folk that love celebrating together, so there are quite a few events we put on during that most wonderful month. Have we piqued your curiosity yet…?
10) A million Christmas tree lightings
Seriously, there's a lighting every other week. Why isn't there a website for that again...? Just Google it? And you'll find PAGES of events. Because Tennesseans love to celebrate together.
9) Christmas in Old Appalachia
The Museum of Appalachia gives you an old fashioned Christmas, complete down to the old timers pickin' on fiddle strings.
8) Dickens of a Christmas
Franklin, Tennessee goes back to the 1800's once a year in their incredibly popular Dickens of a Christmas event.
7) Memphis Zoo Lights
The Memphis Zoo lights up once a year, and it's a spectacle! Does YOUR zoo light up like a firecracker in December? We didn't think so.
6) Oaklands Candlelight Tour
When a historic mansion opens their doors for a stunning, light filled holiday celebration? You go.
5) The Polar Express - Memphis
Your kids will be enamored with a Polar Express reenactment that runs through Memphis this time of year.
4) Ober Gatlinburg
Wintertime means skiing time and there's no better place to do it than the ONE ski resort on Ol' Rocky Top.
3) Opryland Christmas Lights
Lights and country stars in the heart of Nashville are the perfect cap to a Christmas season. Who can beat a night at Opryland?!
2) Smoky Mountain Winterfest
Check their schedule for a complete list of events, but the Smoky Mountain Winterfest is chock full of wintry fun that runs for close to FOUR months. Christmas is just the beginning, folks.
1) Holiday Lights at Cheekwood
With over 750,000 lights, Cheekwood is a sight to see come Christmastime!
Are you in love yet? Let us know what you’re looking forward to this Tennessee holiday season in the comments below!