Tree Lightings & Christmas Parades Across Williamson County

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The annual Christmas parades and tree lightings are just around the corner. Get out your calendar and make note of these dates!

Franklin Tree Lighting
December 3, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

The annual lighting of the Franklin Christmas Tree on the downtown square. Freedom Intermediate School Choir, Centennial High School Choir and others will join Mayor Ken Moore on the square with Santa to light the tree. Buildings will be lit up with holiday projections!

Franklin Christmas Parade
December 5, 2pm

The Franklin Annual Christmas Parade sponsored by the Kiwanis Club and Williamson Medical Center will be held Saturday, Dec. 5 at 2:00 p.m.

The parade route begins at Firehall #1 on 96 West, to Bridge Street to Third Avenue North, turns right, around public square, then West along Main Street. Ends at 11th Ave North. The staging of participants will be at Jim Warren Park.

If you would like to participate, visit or call Gary Luffman at 615.794.6937

Brentwood Tree Lighting
December 7, 5:30p-6:30p

Don’t miss one of Brentwood’s most cherished traditions! The annual Tree Lighting Ceremony with special dedication by Mayor Regina Smithson at the Brentwood Library (8109 Concord Road). The evening is filled with special music provided by the Ravenwood High School Choir. And don’t forget about the holiday treats and warm cider inside.

Nolensville Tree Lighting
December 7, 6p-8p

On December 7th, the Town of Nolensville and Mint Springs Farm present the North Pole Experience and Christmas Tree Lighting. There will be live music, photo opps with Santa Clause and more. The event takes place at Nolensville Town Hall (7218 Nolensville Road).

Leiper’s Fork Christmas Parade
December 12, 2pm

The almost famous, home-grown Leiper’s Fork Christmas Parade begins at 2pm on Saturday, December 12th. Get there early for refreshments and shopping!

The parade goes from Southall Road through the heart of the village on Old Hillsboro Road. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs!

Spring Hill Christmas Tree Lighting
December 2, 4p-6p

The City of Spring Hill Parks & Rec. Department’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting will be at Port Royal Park and will include a special guest appearance by music performing star Brenda Lee. Families can enjoy hands-on activities, a visit from Santa, music & more.

Spring Hill Christmas Parade
December 5, 5pm

The parade will begin at 5:00 pm and travel down Main Street to Beechcroft Road and end at Evans Park. Click here for information on participating in the parade and to find out what streets will be closed.

Thompsons Station Tree Lighting
Dec 6, 4pm

The tree lighting takes place at the Thompsons Station Park. The event begins at 4pm and the tree lighting is at 5pm.

Fairview Christmas Tree Lighting
December 5, 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

The Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place December 5th at Fairview City Hall.

Fairview Christmas Parade
December 12, 11:00 am

Join Fairview for their Christmas Parade, hosted by the Fairview Chamber of Commerce. The parade begins at the France Manufacturing Plant and proceeds east on Fairview Boulevard to Highway 96 loop and ends at the Fairview Ball Park. The parade will be held rain, sleet, snow or shine – unless weather advisory is issued. If you would like to participate in the parade, click here for an application.

Columbia Christmas Parade
December 7, 7pm

Since 1986, Columbia Main Street has been hosting the community’s annual Christmas Parade in Historic Downtown Columbia. Marching bands, school groups, boy scouts & girl scouts, church groups, classic automobiles and motorcycles spread seasonal cheer as they travel along West 7th Street to the Courthouse Square. Lighted floats complete with music and lights delight spectators, old and young, at this night time event held the first Monday of December.

Nashville Christmas Parade
December 5th, 10am

Singer-songwriter Jana Kramer, who recently released her sophomore album thirty one, will serve as Grand Marshall for the 62nd annual Piedmont Natural Gas Nashville Christmas Parade. The parade will begin at the intersection of 8th Avenue and Broadway, heading east down Broadway to Second Avenue North, crossing over the Cumberland River and ending at the base of the Woodland Street Bridge.

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