On behalf of everyone here at Sports and Entertainment Nashville, we would like to wish you a very merry Christmas and hope your day is filled with those you love most. If you are still looking for something to do after celebrating this special day, we have a few festive activities to recommend. Check them out below.
Though Christmas official comes to a close tomorrow, Gaylord Opryland’s “A Country Christmas” is still going strong. If you haven’t already, check out the beautiful Ice! display that features 2 million pounds of ice carved into colorful scenes from The Nutcracker. Across six rooms, you’ll be in awe of the life-size depictions of Clara and the Nutcracker Prince – all carved out of ice. Kids will also delight in the four ice slides and the Frostbite Factory that puts you allows you to see up close how these ice artists make their exquisite creations.
When: Now – Jan. 2, 2016
Where: Gaylord Opryland Events Center
Admission: $17.99 – $41.99 (Children under 3 are free)
Though it’s not nearly cold enough yet for ice to form, the Nashville Sports Council has provided Music City with some winter cheer with the installation of an outdoor skating rink. Grab your friends and family and delight in this classic winter activity!
When: Now – Jan. 31; Mon. – Fri., 4pm – 10:45pm; Sat. – Sun., 10am – 10:45pm
Where: Bridgestone Walk of Fame Park (outside Bridgestone Arena and the Hilton Hotel)
Admission: Adults – $15, Children – $10
Experience a true Christmas classic at the Franklin Theatre. All this evening, the theatre will feature two showings of “White Christmas,” the musical holiday film about a couple of singers who join forces with a sister act to perform a Christmas show and ultimately help save a failing Vermont inn. This timeless film starring Bing Crosby is sure to add even more holiday cheer to your Christmas Day experience.
When: Fri., Dec. 25, 5pm & 8pm
Where: Franklin Theatre
PHOTO COURTESY NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM
Organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum, Cheekwood is displaying some of the holiday works of the famed artist. Rockwell spent 47 years designing cover illustrations for The Saturday Evening Post for holidays ranging from Christmas to April Fools’ Day. Now you can see some of the best of these one-of-a-kind works at Cheekwood, making it a perfect activity to wind down from the whirlwind week.
When: Now – Jan. 17, 2016