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The time has come once again for the free Opryland Christmas Lights Ceremony – the unofficial kickoff to the Christmas season here in Nashville!
Free Opryland Christmas Lights Ceremony
Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville will flip the switch on their millions of Christmas lights on Friday, November 9, 2018. The free Opryland Christmas lighting ceremony will begin at 5:45 pm and the public is welcome.
The lighting ceremony marks the beginning of their annual Country Christmas celebration that will run through January 2019.
Opryland Christmas Lighting Video
Here is the entire 2018 Opryland Christmas Lights Ceremony from start to finish:
Watch the video of the Opryland Christmas Lighting Ceremony from the Grand Re-Opening Celebration in 2010 (featuring Santa, fireworks AND The Rockettes):
A Country Christmas has been hailed as one of the “Ten Great Places to Catch up with Santa” by USA Today; “The Most Christmassy Hotel in the Nation” by the Travel Channel’s Extreme Christmas; one of the top 10 places to spend Christmas in the world by Travel + Leisure; and a “Nashville treasure” by Southern Living.
All season, I’ll be sharing our family’s first-hand experience at Gaylord Opryland’s “A Country Christmas” (one of our family’s favorite holiday traditions since moving to Nashville!).
You’ll get to see ALL that Gaylord Opryland has to offer for Christmas this year, including ICE! featuring How the Grinch Stole Christmas. If you’re looking for an ICE ticket deal, or discounted Cirque Dreams Holidaze tickets, click on the links to discover the latest discounts I’ve found.
What is your favorite part about Gaylord Opryland Resort during the Christmas season?