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LIST: Middle Tennessee Christmas Lights Guide 2018

FOX 17 News' Middle Tennessee Christmas Lights Guide powered by Ace Hardware

The twinkling lights are here and that means Christmas is right around the corner!

We've started to compile a list 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 kejorge@sbgtv.com or send us a message on our Facebook page.

Dancing Lights of Christmas

  • Opens: Nov. 17 through 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: Free admission for veterans Nov. 18 to Nov. 21.
  • Click here for more information

FrankTown Festival of Lights

  • Open: Nov. 22 through Dec. 29
  • Address: Williamson County AG Expo Park: 4215 Long Ln #100, Franklin, TN 37064
  • Admission: $25 per vehicle (non commercial); Extra fee for 15+ passenger vehicles
  • Hours: Open nightly from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Highlights: Thousands of sparking lights coordinated to a radio station to be enjoyed from the comfort of your car
  • Click here for more information

Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

  • Opens: Nov. 10 through Christmas season
  • Address: 2800 Opryland Dr, Nashville, TN 37214
  • Admission: Free
  • Hours: Starts at dusk
  • Highlights: 3 million lights adorn the grand hotel.
  • Tip: Check out the ICE! display featuring How The Grinch Stole Christmas
  • Click here for more

Cheekwood

  • 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. every night of the week
  • 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 Jan 1
  • 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 (Takes Credit and Debit)
  • 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: 1001 Ash Circle, La Vergne, Tenn.
  • 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 accident
  • Tip: Click here to read the story about the lights to make the most of your visit.
  • Extra Tip: Santa has special visits to London's Lights. Make sure to check the Facebook page before you go
  • Click here for more information.

Lights on Luna

  • Opens: Nov. 24 through Christmas 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 headlights off when watching the show!
  • Click here for more information

Wintons Light Display

  • Opens: Nov. 24
  • Address: 55 Haskell Winton Road, Manchester, Tenn.
  • Admission: Free, however guests are invited to bring a donation for a local charity
  • Hours: 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday through Sunday.
  • Highlights: Half a million 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

Simmons Holiday Lights

  • Opens Dec. 8
  • 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 Old Charlotte

  • Opens: Thanksgiving through Christmas season
  • Address: 2613 Old Charlotte Pike, Franklin, Tennessee 37064
  • Admission: Free, but accepts donations to the GraceWorks Ministries
  • Hours: 4:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. daily
  • Highlights: Over 60,000 Lights and 128 Channels of Light-O-Rama Computer Control
  • Tip: It's the 13th year for this Christmas display, so make sure to relish in the tradition
  • Extra tip: Lights may be disabled in the event of inclement weather
  • Click here for more information.

Christmas on the Cumberland

  • Opens: Nov. 20 through Jan 1
  • Address: McGregor Park: 640 N. Riverside Dr., Clarksville, Tennessee 37040
  • Admission: Free
  • Hours: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday & Saturday (Opening night starts at 5:30 p.m.)
  • Highlights: 2 million lights put on by the City of Clarksville
  • Tip: Stay up to date with events on their Facebook page
  • Click here for more information

Brandon’s Christmas Light Display

  • Opens: Dec. 1
  • Address: 430 Willow Brook Dr, Manchester TN
  • Admission: Free
  • Hours: 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday through Sunday.
  • Highlights: Traditional huge Christmas Display with a twist
  • Tip: Make sure to be on the lookout for wireframes and singing Christmas trees

Dollywood (Pigeon Forge)

  • Opens: Nov. 10 through Jan. 5
  • Address: 2700 Dollywood Parks Blvd., Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
  • Admission: One-Day passes start at $69
  • Hours: 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Highlights: Award-winning festival featuring lights, shows, a parade and much more
  • Tip: Check out the newest attraction, "Glacier Ridge," a winter wonderland filled with sparkling displays and a 50-foot video motion Christmas tree
  • Click here for more

Willis Lights on Lauren's Way

  • Opens: Now through holiday season
  • Address: 111 Lauren's Way North "Wyncrest Subdivision" Hendersonville, TN.
  • Admission: Free
  • Hours: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sun -Thurs; 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Fri, Sat
  • Highlights: Thousands of lights synchronized to music on 97.3 FM.
  • Tip: Bring the kids to see the Snoopy gang and Minnie and Minnie Mouse yard art.

David's Christmas Lights Display

  • Opens: Now through holiday season
  • Address: 2109 Beachfront Ave., Antioch, TN 37013
  • Admission: Free
  • Hours: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. nightly
  • Highlights: A light show synchronized to your favorite holiday tunes
  • Tip: Tune to 103.9 FM for music to the show!


Interactive Map: Make sure to pick up the official FOX 17 News Middle Tennessee Christmas Lights Guide Map at the following Ace locations:

  • Richland Ace Hardware: 6401 Charlotte Pike, Nashville, TN 37209
  • Ace Hardware of Goodlettsville: 110 Rivergate Pkwy, Goodlettsville, TN 37072
  • Ace Hardware of Chapel Hill: 305 S Horton Pkwy, Chapel Hill, TN 3703












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