Holiday LIGHTS

November 23, 2018 – December 30, 2018   |   5:00pm - 10:00 pm

Holiday LIGHTS at Cheekwood

Delight in the joy of the holiday season during Holiday LIGHTS at Cheekwood. Nashville’s favorite tradition returns with ONE MILLION LIGHTS illuminating our gardens for the prettiest winter stroll of the season.

November 23 –  December 30
Now Open 7 Nights A Week!*
5:00 – 10:00 PM

New! Holiday LIGHTS is a timed-ticketed event with two evening time slots available. Arrivals begin at 5 pm and run until 7 pm with late evening arrivals beginning at 7 pm running until 9 pm.

Closed Christmas Day*

 

Reserve Tickets

Presented By Jackson National Life Insurance Company

With special thanks for the installation to:

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives

Ticket Prices

Advance Not-Yet Member Pricing

Tickets purchased at the gate are subject to a $5 per ticket processing fee.

Online ticket sales end at 4 pm each day. Onsite Sales are available until sold out. 

Adults: $22
Youth (ages 3-17): $17
Children 2 and under: Free

Save $3.00 when you visit on Non-Peak Nights (Monday-Wednesday)

All nights December 13-24 are Peak Nights

Parking is included. 

New! Holiday LIGHTS is a timed-ticketed event with two evening time slots available. Arrivals begin at 5 pm and run until 7 pm with late evening arrivals beginning at 7 pm running until 9 pm.

Advance Member Pricing

Tickets purchased at the gate are subject to a $5 per ticket processing fee.

Online ticket sales end at 4 pm each day. Onsite Sales are available until sold out. 

Adults: $17
Youth (ages 3-17): $12
Children 2 and under: Free

Save $3.00 when you visit on Non-Peak Nights (Monday-Wednesday)

All nights December 13-24 are Peak Nights

Parking is included.

New! Holiday LIGHTS is a timed-ticketed event with two evening time slots available. Arrivals begin at 5 pm and run until 7 pm with late evening arrivals beginning at 7 pm running until 9 pm.

Late Night Lights!

Adult tickets are just $15 and Youth tickets are $10 starting at 8:30 pm every night! Tickets must be purchased at the gate to receive discount. Holiday Lights closes nightly at 10 pm.

Group Pricing

Special pricing available for groups of 15 or more. Purchase today by contacting grouptours@cheekwood.org or 615-353-6971.
book your group

The Holiday LIGHTS Experience

Holiday Lights at Cheekwood

One Million Holiday Lights!

The spirit of the holiday season is felt from the moment you walk into Holiday Lights. This year, we’re illuminating our gardens with one million holiday lights throughout the mile-long walking path.

Real Reindeer

Two of Santa’s most trusted companions will be visiting from the North Pole every night of Holiday Lights and during our daytime hours.

Holiday Carolers
6-9 pm

Warm up in the Frist Learning Center and enjoy the sounds of season as carolers sing holiday favorites.

Meet Santa
5 – 8 pm

Kids are invited to come see Santa at Cheekwood every evening in December until 8 pm leading up to Christmas. reindeerSanta visits are included with Lights admission.
Note: Professional photographers are not provided for Santa photos; families are welcome to take their own pictures, no tripods, please.

S’mores Pits

Get warm by the fire and roast a marshmallow! Located at the bottom of the mansion drive, our fire pits are the perfect spot to take a break, grab a drink and take in the scenery. S’mores kits are available for purchase.

Gingerbread Decorating
December 12 5pm

Ticket includes 1 gingerbread house for up to 5 people. Drop-in program.
Ticket does not include admission to Holiday LIGHTS. Holiday LIGHTS tickets for December 12, 2018 must be purchased to attend Gingerbread House Decorating. Questions please contact Visitor Services, 615-353-6965
Register

Piano Music
Saturdays 9am – 4pm

Enjoy the sounds of live piano music in Museum of Art Drawing Room.

Poinsettia TreePoinsettia Tree

Located in the Loggia, our Poinsettia tree features over 500 poinsettias and is the perfect picture spot.

Food & Drinks

Guests can enjoy seasonal drinks, like hot chocolate and cider, along with hot toddies, beer, wine and liquor, at beverage stations throughout Holiday Lights. Food Trucks will be at Lights during peak nights, Thursday-Sunday, with food available for purchase.

The new Café 29 at Cheekwood is open for dinner every night during Holiday LIGHTS.

Note: Additional fees for all food and drink options 

Holiday at Cheekwood - Saturday Daytime

As a complement to Holiday LIGHTS, our Holiday at Cheekwood celebration is a tradition in the Nashville community. Starting at 9 am every Saturday leading up to Christmas, our daytime guests can visit with Santa,  enjoy the Cheekwood Mansion decorated for the season plus say hello to our resident reindeer.

Santa Saturdays!

Each Saturday until December 23
Starting December 1 | 10:00 am-1:00 pm*
Included with Cheekwood admission

Breakfast with Santa

Every Saturday in December (through December 22)
8:30 – 10 am

Tickets will be available for purchase in October.
Questions please contact Visitor Services, 615-353-6965

Gingerbread Decorating

Saturday December 1 and 15
9am and 11 am 

Ticket includes 1 gingerbread house for up to 5 people. Drop-in program. Ticket includes daytime admission to Cheekwood for up to 5 people. A $5 parking fee will be charged onsite for non-members. Questions please contact Visitor Services, 615-353-6965

Register for 9am December 1  Register for 11 am December 1

Register for 9 am December 15  Register for 11 am December 15

Holiday at Cheekwood is included with Cheekwood admission or membership. Breakfast with Santa and Family Gingerbread Workshops are an additional fee.

Holiday Parties at Cheekwood

Holiday Lights at Cheekwood

Just steps away from the magic of Holiday Lights, our rental packages include admission for up to 100 guests and rental of Massey Hall. Perfect for parties of 50 to 350 guests. Packages start at $4,000.

Party Details

Food, beverage and additional rental options are available. For more information and to book your party, contact specialevents@cheekwood.org or 615-354-6377.

More Details

Questions about Holiday LIGHTS? Contact ticketing@cheekwood.org or 615-353-6965.

Volunteering at Holiday LIGHTS

Help celebrate the holidays by volunteering for Cheekwood’s Holiday Lights event!  Volunteers help as greeters, event assistants, Santa’s assistant and more!  There are 2 shifts  available each night from November 23-December 30th:  4:30-7:pm and 6:30-9:pm. Volunteers must be age 16 and older.  Send questions to volunteers@cheekwood.org.

Holiday LIGHTS Volunteer Application


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