Local Christmas tree lightings and parades are just around the corner. Here’s a list of tree lightings and Christmas parades throughout Williamson County. We’ll continue to update this list as more information comes in.
Franklin Tree Lighting
Dec 6, 6pm
Come see the Franklin Christmas Tree lit in downtown Franklin. Free photos with Santa, meet Rudolph and Hermie from Gaylord Opryland’s Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical. The Freedom Intermediate School choir, Jars of Clay , Studio Tenn’s Cinderella and the Mistress of Ceremonies, Kathie Lee Gifford.
Franklin Christmas Parade
Dec 7, 2pm
The Franklin Kiwanis Christmas Parade is a gift to the city of Franklin from the Kiwanis Club of Historic Downtown Franklin. Winding through the streets of downtown Franklin, the parade is a celebration of the holidays and the official welcome of Stanta Claus to Franklin. Come join the parade!
Leiper’s Fork Christmas Parade
Dec 14, 2pm
The Leiper’s Fork Christmas Parade is the wackiest parade in this area! You’ll see tractors, old cars & trucks, beautiful floats, cute floats, wacky floats, people dressed in crazy costumes, pigs, dogs, horses, donkeys, mules, horse & buggies, chuckwagons, horse-drawn wagons & of course SANTA!!
Arrive early! The parade begins at 2pm and the road through the village closes just before 2pm and will not reopen until the parade ends.
Brentwood Tree Lighting
Dec 2, 5:30pm
Join the Brentwood community for the 21st Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony with special dedication by Mayor Rhea Little. The evening is filled with special music, holiday treats, and warm cider. The tree lighting music will be provided by the Brentwood High School Chorus.
The event also features live Polar Express readings. At 5 p.m. and 6 p.m., there will be live readings of The Polar Express in the Brentwood Library Reading Room. Everyone attending The Polar Express reading must have a ticket. The event is free, but a limited number of tickets are available at the Children’s Department in the Brentwood Library starting November 18. There will be an American sign language interpreter at both readings.
The Brentwood Library is located at 8109 Concord Road.
Merry and Bright & Holiday Lights
Dec 1, 2 pm – 5 pm
The Town of Nolensville presents “Merry and Bright & Holiday Lights,” a free town-wide holiday event on December 1, 2019.
Holiday stations will be set up at the following locations from 2:00-5:00 p.m. (Come and go activities)
The Nolensville Branch Library will doing holiday book storytimes every half hour.
Enjoy s’mores, hot chocolate and crafts at the Nolensville Volunteer Fire Department. The Fire Department will be accepting unwrapped toys for the holidays to be distributed by the Nolensville Food Pantry.
The Nolensville Historical Society will have photos with Santa taken by FADDS Entertainment. All photos will be posted sometime after the event on www.nolensvillebusiness.com and on a dedicated photo album on the Nolensville Business Facebook page. The Nolensville Historical Society encourages those who attend to donate to the Morton-Brittain House fundraiser.
Meet up at Town Hall at 5:00 p.m. for hot chocolate and the town’s Christmas tree lighting.
Spring Hill Christmas Parade
Dec 14, 5pm
There’s nothing better than curling up with your loved ones and watching a favorite Christmas movie. They are filled with storylines about bringing people together, uplifting messages that offer hope and peace in this crazy world, and nostalgia for a time gone by. That is why “Christmas at the Movies” is the theme for the 2019 Spring Hill Christmas Parade.
Registration is open until 11/30/19 for parade entries. Please go to the Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill and Thompson’s Station to register: https://www.springhillkiwanis.com/2019Christmas
Thompson’s Station Tree Lighting
Dec 1, 3pm – 6pm
The 2019 Tree Lighting event features festive music, delicious food, photo booth, caroling, Christmas cookie contest.
Performing will be Thompson’s Stations own Hailey Puckett, @TennesseeStillsBand, Independence Marching Band, Independence Choir, and the TSMS Choir.
For the food line up, there will be Cousins Maine Lobster, Hearty Hog LLC, Ace Wilsons famous Kettle Corn The Wilson Family Farm, Sugar Maison and her beautiful cookies, Great Escape Coffee truck, and Buffalo Bills Sausages.
Fairview Christmas Tree Lighting
Dec 7, 4:30pm
Join the community of Fairview for the tree lighting, hot cocoa and cookies, a performance by the Fairview Middle School Chorus, and an appearance by Santa!
College Grove Christmas Parade
Dec 1, 2pm
Join us again this year for the Annual College Grove Christmas Parade. Come celebrate with us and welcome in the holiday season.
Those that are entering the parade as a participant may start lining up at 12:30 on Depot st.