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2023 Christmas Festivals, Events & Parades in Middle TN

Updated: Dec 6, 2023

As the region transforms into a festive wonderland, our curated list ensures you won't miss a beat of the holiday cheer.

Whether you're seeking enchanting displays, community celebrations, or the jolly atmosphere of parades, our guide has you covered for a memorable and magical holiday season in Middle Tennessee.

Christmas parade

Saturday, Dec. 9th, 2023, 2 PM

4151 Old Hillsboro Rd

Franklin, TN 37064

Please arrive early as there is only ONE road thru the village and it will be closed at 1:50pm.

Christmas parade

Friday, Dec. 8th, 2023, 5-8 PM

Livingston Town Square

102 N Court Square

Livingston, TN 38570

Christmas in the Country is Livingston & Overton County, Tennessee's Christmas Celebration on their historic Downtown Square!

Come enjoy the Tree Lighting, fireworks, music, carolers, shopping with the local merchants on the square, giveaways, pictures with Santa, Carriage rides, refreshments, performances by our local dance students, live nativity scene and The Grinch has even been known to show up!

It a perfect time to celebrate the Season and enjoy time with friends, family and neighbors.

This event has become a local favorite and is a Holiday tradition for those in our area and visitors alike.

Christmas parade

Saturday, Dec. 9th @ 11 AM-4 PM

Harton Park College Street

Monteagle,TN 37356

Food trucks, Games, Arts & Craft vendors, Baked Goods, Parade and Santa Claus.

A fun-filled day for the entire family.

Christmas parade

Saturday, Dec. 9th, 10 AM-4 PM

Fischer Park

4273 Port Royal Road

Spring Hill, TN 37174

Springhill Christmas In The Park is an annual holiday festival held in Springhill, Tennessee, that celebrates the joy and magic of the holiday season.

The festival features a variety of activities, including live performances, art exhibitions, holiday markets, and festive decorations throughout the park.

Christmas parade

Saturday, Dec. 9th, 1-4 PM

Columbia First Cumberland Presbyterian Church

1106 Nashville Hwy

Columbia, TN 38401

The Columbia United Lions Club is hosting this event for persons with special needs, families, and caregivers.

There will be carnival games, prizes, food, balloon animals, face painting, a visit from Santa and the Grinch plus other characters.

Christmas parade

Saturday, Dec. 9th, 2023, 11 AM

2229-2267 TN-171

Mt. Juliet, TN 37122

The Mt. Juliet Parks & Recreation's Tennessee Christmas Parade will start at Two Rivers Ford Park (Mt. Juliet League) off of Lebanon Rd and proceed south down N. Mt. Juliet Rd. to East Division Street where the parade will conclude.

Tens of thousands will watch as 80 floats pass by, including our Grand Marshal, Retiring Mt. Juliet Police Department Chief James Hambrick.

Christmas parade

Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023, 10 AM

109 Andrews Ave

Hartsville, TN 37074

Parade, shopping at local shops, vendors, food trucks, restaurant specials, live music at the courthouse and much more!

Christmas parade

Dec. 9th, 2023, 10 AM - 12 PM

Coffee County Manchester Public Library 1005 Hillsboro Blvd

Manchester, TN 37355

Free Photos with Santa. Take you own photos and play games and have fun inside of the library.

Lots of fun things to do at this event. Open to all ages.

Christmas parade

Sunday, Dec. 10th, 2023 at 2 PM

Make plans now and spice up your holiday with the tradition of our hometown parade.

Music, floats, candy and of course, you-know-who at the end!

The parade starts at East Main Street by MTSU and ends on Walnut Street, one block past the Square.

Christmas parade

Sunday, Dec. 10th, 2023 @ 2:00 PM

Starts at the fairgrounds ends at the high school.

Christmas parade

Friday, Dec. 15th, 2023, 7 PM

Make plans now to bring the family out to enjoy some Christmas cheer and pay tribute to the agricultural roots of Hillsboro!

All proceeds from the parade will be donated to a worthy cause in our community!

Christmas parade

Saturday, Dec. 16th, 2023, 12-6 PM

Wartrace Town Hall

29 Main St., E.

Wartrace, TN 37183

Join the charming little hallmark town for a Small-Town Christmas sure to create memories!

Stroll through the Wartrace town square to taste, shop, and WIN!

Stop in each of the historic shops on the square for some holiday shopping, tasty treats, and a punch on your Small-town Christmas card.

Complete all of the punches on your card then turn it in to any participating business to be entered to win a prize basket valued at over $150!

Each shop will have a different holiday appetizer, treat, or festive drink for shoppers to enjoy and get multiple chances to win door prizes varying at each shop!




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