Middle Tennessee Christmas Lights Guide

(Fox 17 News)

'Tis the season for twinkling Christmas Lights!

We've started to compile a list of where Middle Tennesseans can see some holiday lights and create Christmas memories. If you have a Christmas display that you would like to be featured, or know of one, please email or send us a message on our Facebook page.

Christmas Lights

Dancing Lights of Christmas

  • Opens: Nov. 17 trhogh Dec. 31
  • Address: James E Ward Agricultural Center, home of the Wilson County Fair: 945 E Baddour Pkwy, Lebanon, TN 37087
  • Admission: $25 per vehicle (non commercial); $25 per church van/bus; $50 for commercial vehicles; Tour groups are per person
  • Hours: Opens nightly at 5 p.m.
  • Highlights: 1.5 million lights set to music on a driving route
  • Tip: On Mondays, you can receive $5 off admission by bringing a food doantion
  • Click here for more information

Sunnyside Christmas Lights

  • Opens: Trhough the holiday season
  • Address: 1956 Sunnyside Drive, Brentwood, Tenn. 37027
  • Admission: Donations accepted
  • Hours: 5 p.m. until 10 p.m.
  • Highlights: The light show is in memory of BJ Minneci, so there's a lot of heart around it
  • Tip: Santa will be making special visits on Dec. 15 and Dec. 23
  • Click here for more information

Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center


  • Opens: Nov. 24 through holiday season
  • Address: 1200 Forrest Park Dr, Nashville, TN 37205
  • Admission: Adults: $22, Kids (3-7): $17, Children under 3 are free
  • Hours: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Highlights: 2 million lights, carolers in the mansion, Santa, live reindeer, s'mores pits
  • Tip: If you can wait until 8:30 p.m., tickets for adults drop to $15 and kids drop to $10
  • Click here for more

Music City Light Show

  • Opens: Nov. 24 through Jan1
  • Address: 5361 Skip Jack Drive, Antioch, Tenn. 37013
  • Admission: Free
  • Hours: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. everyday
  • Highlights: Holiday light show set to music on 90.1 FM
  • Tip: If you're in the Lakeside Cove Subdivision off of Hobson Pike, you're in the right place!
  • Click here for more

Chad's Winter Wonderland

  • Opens: Thanksgiving through New Year's eve night
  • Address: 791 E. Old Laguardo Rd. Lebanon, TN
  • Admission: $15 per car load
  • Hours: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Highlights: 8 acres, 2 million lights, Santa, dancing Frosty
  • Click here for more

London's Lights:

  • Opens: Thanksgiving Day through Christmas season
  • Address: 1000 block of Barnes Road, Antioch, Tenn. 37013
  • Admission: Free, however guests are invited to bring toys that will be donated to kids at Monroe Carrell Jr’s Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
  • Hours: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. each weeknight and 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. on weekends
  • Highlights: Traditional Christmas lights display in honor of London, a toddler killed in a tragic acident
  • Tip: Click here to read the story about the lights to make the most of your visit.
  • Click here for more information.

Gill's Bright Lights

  • Opens: Dec. 1 through Christmas season
  • Address: 288 Lake Terrace Dr., Hendersonville, Tennessee 37075
  • Admission: Cash donations accepted for charity
  • Hours: 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday & Saturday
  • Highlights: This year's theme of "Snowman's Winter Wonderland" will bring 65,000 dancing lights moving to music in your car radio. 20 ft snowflake wall, 17ft mega trees
  • Tip: It's the 10th anniversary for this display! All decorations are homemade
  • Click here for more information

Lights on Luna

  • Opens: Nov. 24 trhough Chistmas season
  • Address" 176 Luna Lane, Hendersonville, Tennessee 37075
  • Admission: Free
  • Hours: From 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri. & Sat. and from whenever church services end on Wed. and Sun. to 10 p.m.
  • Highlights: Dancing lights set to music
  • Tip: Park across the street in the church parking lot & make sure to turn your headllights off when watching the show!
  • Click here for more information

Wintons Light Display

  • Opens Nov. 23
  • Address: 55 Haskell Winton Road, Manchester, Tenn.
  • Admission: Free, however guests are invited to bring a doantion for the Children's Advocacy Center of McMinnville
  • Hours: 5 p.m. tp 10:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday through Sunday.
  • Highlights: 400,000 lights that dance to music on 103.1 FM
  • Tip: This display have been featured on national television and is a "must-see"
  • Click here for more information

Simmons Holiday Lights

  • Opens Dec. 10
  • Address: 75 Abbey Road, Lebanon, Tenn.
  • Admission: Free
  • Hours: Dark to 9 p.m. on weekdays and dark until 10 p.m. on weekends
  • Highlights: The dancing lights are synchronized to local radio station 87.9 FM
  • Tip: The lights are located in the back of the Kensington subdivision, so make sure you drive down the whole way
  • Click here for more information

Lights on Sparrow Street

  • Opens: Nov. 24 through the Christmas season
  • Address: 2038 Sparrow St., Spring Hill, Tennessee 37174
  • Admission: Free, but accepts doantions to the GraceWorks Ministries
  • Hours: Lights go on at 5 p.m. (4:30 p.m. on opening night)
  • Highlights: Computerized Christmas display
  • Tip: Located in the Whispering Woods subdivision
  • Click here for more information.

Miller Family Lights

  • Opens: Open through Dec. 31
  • Address: 2939 Tower Drive, Murfreesboro, Tenn. 37129
  • Admission: Free, but accepts doantions for St. Jude/ 100% of donations go to St. Jude
  • Hours: 5 p.m. tp 11:30 p.m. nightly
  • Highlights: Christmas lights set to music. Tune in on 89.3 FM
  • Tip: Make sure to check out the talking Chrostmas trees who tell jokes to each other!

Christmas on the Cumberland

  • Opens: Nov. 21 through Christmas season
  • Address: McGregor Park: 640 N. Riverside Dr., Clarksville, Tennessee 37040
  • Admission: Free
  • Hours: 5 p.m. tp 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday & Saturday
  • Highlights: 2 million lights put on by the City of Clarksville
  • Tip: Check their calendar for activity nights
  • Click here for more information

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