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HolidayFest 2018

Sumner County's annual bash is heftier than Santa's gift bag.

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Sumner County. This year’s HolidayFest boasts more than 15 festivities in Gallatin and Hendersonville, including the mega-cool Christmas Boat Parade (pictured above).

Highlights include the Tinsel & Treasures Shopping Extravaganza (Nov. 9 – 10); Visions of Sugar Plum Fashion Show & Tea Party (Nov. 10); Christmas Boat Parade (Nov. 18); Breakfast with Santa (Dec. 1); Hendersonville Christmas Parade (Dec. 2); Gallatin Christmas Parade (Dec. 8); Appalachian Christmas Dinner (Dec. 9 – 11); Enchanted Christmas Ball (Dec. 14 – 15), Actor Point Theatre’s Every Christmas Story Ever Told (Dec. 6 – 15) and a host of other fun.

Some events are free while others require admission and advance registration. Get the full HolidayFest schedule of events in our November and December “Things To Do” as well as online at

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