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Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

2800 Opryland Drive · Nashville, Tennessee 37214 USA

A Country Christmas


More Things to Do

Don’t miss everything there is to see and do at Gaylord Opryland Resort. There no better way to celebrate the season!

"A Not So Silent Night" Concert Series

Only in Nashville can you experience something as special as "A Not So Silent Night" during the holiday season. Sit back and relax as some of your favorite artists perform acoustic renditions of their top hits as well as songs of the season in an intimate setting. Prepare to be entertained as only Music City and Gaylord Opryland can do. Wine and drinks available for purchase.

Location: Holly Jolly Town Square | Ryman Exhibit Hall

Date/Time: November 22 – December 28, 2013 | Fridays and Saturdays at 7:00 p.m.


*Friday – $24.99*** for Adults & Children

**Saturday – $34.99*** for Adults & Children

***Subject to: $2 facility fee per ticket + sales tax

Purchase Tickets Online or Call 615-871-6169

Dates and Performers

Nov.22    Gwen Sebastian
Nov.23    Ty Herndon with Special Guest Anita Cochran

Nov.29    Due West
Nov.30    Suzy Bogguss

Dec.6    Jamie O’Neal** ($34.99*** for this show)
Dec.7    Joanna Cotten with Special Guest Greg Barnhill*
              ($24.99*** for this show)

Dec.13    Keith Anderson
Dec.14    Diana DeGarmo & Ace Young

Dec.20    Sweethearts of the Rodeo
Dec.21    Mandy Barnett

Dec.27    Wade Hayes
Dec.28    John Berry

Canvas for a Cause: 
American Icons Give Back

All new for 2013!

Come see beautiful original paintings created by musical artists, film and TV stars, sports celebrities, notable public figures, and representatives from treasured landmarks and favorite brands. These original works of art will be auctioned off to help raise money for the charities they support. Prints of these creative expressions will be available for purchase.   

Location: Holly Jolly Town Square                                                            

Date/Time: November 16 - December 28, 2013 | Fridays and Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Sundays – Thursdays 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Dec. 19-24 & 26-28: 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Dec 25: Noon - 7:00 p.m.

Price: $6.99 plus tax for Adults (12 years & older); $3.99 plus tax for Child (4 - 11 years); Age 3 and under may enter for free


Purchase Tickets Online or Call 615-871-6169

Brightest Star Fountain Show

Experience one of the most glorious water shows ever conceived with the return of our popular Brightest Star Fountain Show. This breathtaking union of water and light is choreographed to a musical score that tells the beautiful and inspiring story of the first Christmas.       


Location: Delta Fountain

Date/Time: November 15 - December 28, 2013 | Fridays and Saturdays: 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m.; Sundays – Thursdays: 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m. | Nov. 27-28 & Dec. 22 – 26, 29-30: 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m. | Dec. 31: 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m.

Price: Free 


Christmas Lights

More than two-million dazzling Christmas lights draw visitors from all over the world. Get in the spirit of the season as you discover the unique and festive décor around every bend of the entire resort.


Location: Throughout the resort

Date/Time: November 15 - December 31, 2013 |Sunday – Thursday: 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.; Friday & Saturday: 4:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. | Dec. 20-31: 4:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Price: Free





Outdoor Nativity Display

Our Outdoor Nativity Display features special lighting effects and an audio rendition of the biblical story of the birth of Christ.


Location: Magnolia Lawn

Date/Time: November 15 - December 31, 2013 | 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Price: Free




Carriage Rides

Experience a horse-drawn carriage ride and enjoy the decorations and lights, sure to delight young and old alike!



Location: Pickup at Magnolia Lobby

Date & Times:

November 16 – December 31, 2013

Fridays & Saturdays: 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Sundays – Thursdays: 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Dec. 19 & 30: 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Dec. 31: 5:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.


  • $9.99 plus tax for adults (12 years and older)
  • $5.99 plus tax for Children (4 - 11 years old)
  • $49.99 plus tax for a private carriage ride

Children 3 years and under may ride for free.

Purchase Tickets Online or Call 615-871-6169

Photos with Santa

Don't miss your chance to get a treasured photo of your child with Santa himself!

Location: Delta Atrium, by the 48-foot Christmas Tree

Date/Time: November 15 - December 23, 2013 | Fridays and Saturdays: 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Sundays – Thursdays: 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Nov. 27-30 & Dec. 23: 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Dec. 24: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Price: Packages vary


Treasures for the Holidays

This festive craft and gift show features more than 40 unique merchants from across the country. Find a huge selection of seasonal gift items including jewelry, accessories, clothing, art, home décor, housewares, gourmet food, collectibles and more.

Location: Ryman Exhibit Hall B1

Date/Time: November 15 - December 22, 2013 | 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Price: Free


Holly Jolly Town Square

Holly Jolly Town Square is a step back in time to a nostalgic 1950s town square, complete with all the shops from main street, a holiday kids train ride and a kids tea cup ride. Enjoy a visit to the Candy Store, or the Department Store where kids can pick up a special present for mom and dad. Don't forget to visit the town museum where you can visit the all new "Canvas for a Cause: American Icons Give Back"-one-of-a-kind paintings by celebrities too will be auctioned off for their favorite charity. After viewing the artwork, stop by the Art Store where you can purchase a print of your favorite painting. 


Location: Ryman Exhibit Hall B2&3 

Date/Time: November 16 - December 28, 2013 | Fridays and Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.; Sundays – Thursdays: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.| Nov. 27, 28 & Dec. 19, 22, 23, 24, 26: 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. |Dec. 25: 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Price: Free to Enter; Ride tickets: (Single Ride $2.99 plus tax; All Day Ride Pass $12.99 plus tax)

General Jackson Showboat

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind Christmas cruise down the Cumberland River aboard the beautiful General Jackson Showboat—one of the largest showboats in the country. Fun-filled performances, chef-prepared meals and beautiful views await you on the evening show, A Country Christmas on the Cumberland, and the mid-day holiday-themed show featuring Steve Hall & Shotgun Red. 


For information and show times, visit or call 615-458-3900.

Dates and times are subject to change.

A Country Christmas