Winter
Winter is a magical time in Tennessee. From Memphis to the Smokies, we celebrate the season through early January. You’ll find some of your favorite attractions transformed into winter wonderlands from Graceland in pure Elvis style to Dollywood sparkling with four million lights. Take in a holiday concert at one of our iconic venues. Shop for gifts Made in Tennessee. Then, sit back, grab some hot chocolate and savor a perfect Tennessee getaway.
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Middle

Opryland's A Country Christmas wraps up a great Tennessee holiday gift for you, including country music, Twas the Night Before Christmas brought to life in 2 million pounds of colorful ice sculptures and even the Radio City Rockettes. Enjoy the holidays at more Christmas events throughout Middle Tennessee:

 

Holiday at Cheekwood
The Hermitage - Holiday Evening Tours

A Soldier's Christmas - Johnsonville Historic State Park

Sutton Ole Time Music Hour Christmas - Granville

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

Music City's New Year's Eve Bash

East

East Tennessee is filled with family holiday memories just waiting to be made. Start a new family tradition with a visit to Rock City's 20th Annual Enchanted Garden of Lights, where more than 1 million lights that transform the gardens into a fantasyland atop Lookout Mountain in Chattanooga. Find more Christmas merriment at some of our uniquely East Tennessee events:


Dollywood's Smoky Mountain Christmas
Knoxville Holidays on Ice
Smoky Mountain Winterfest

West

Light up your holiday by experiencing Starry Nights at Shelby Farms Park in Memphis. This year brings 14 new displays to the region’s largest holiday light show and festival. Visit the Mistletoe village to talk with Santa, shop with local artisans and even ride a camel. West Tennessee also offers more holiday outings this winter:

 

Memphis Zoo Lights
Graceland at Christmas

56th AutoZone Liberty Bowl

New Year's Eve on Historic Beale Street

Trip Tales

Smoky Mountain Winterfest Celebrates 25 Years

Smoky Mountain Winterfest celebrates its 25th anniversary this year with more than 12 million lights illuminating the region between Exit 407 off Interstate 40 through Sevierville, Gatlinburg, and Pigeon Forge, Highway 321 between Gatlinburg and Cosby. 

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