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Sumner County Christmas Lights Worth A Drive-By

Gather loved ones in the car, crank up the Christmas musicย and take a tour throughout Sumner Countyย for some lovely Christmas light sightings!

Some wonderful citizens and organizations have decked out their homes and spaces for the holidays. These kind people do a fantastic job of sharing the Christmas spirit and we invite you to Sumner County to come enjoy some Christmas cheer! Please be respectful while viewing the lights and do not block driveways, other cars, etc.


Cocoa on Cloverdale

109 Cloverdale Court, Hendersonville, TN 37075
Thursday, November 26 – Thursday, December 31

Cocoa on Cloverdale offers a fun light display with synchronized music! The Grinch sometimes makes appearances and cocoa is served on select evenings. It is free to view.


Winter Wonderland in 4T

Thursday, November 26 – Friday, December 25
1272 Potter Lane, Gallatin, TN 37066

Winter Wonderland in 4T provides a Christmas light show to synced music. Several musical selections are added/changed throughout the season. Tune in to 94.5FM to hear the music that matches the light show! It is free to view, but please be courteous and do not block driveways.



Thursday, November 26 – Saturday, December 26
535 Shute Lane, Hendersonville, TN 37075

XLightsTN is a professional lighting company in Hendersonville that offers light show engineering, design, sequencing, installation and support for businesses, boats, houses, stage shows and more! They often do seasonal light shows throughout the year on this Shute Lane property for people to enjoy.

It is free to view the lights and on the XLightsTN website they list charities that visitors can donate to if they wish to do so.


BooneShine Family Lights

Thursday, November 26 – January 1, 2021
1079 McLaughlin Court, Gallatin, TN 37066

BooneShine Family Lights show runs from 5:30pm to 10pm daily. They play 25 songs broken up into 5 playlists which are about 20 minutes each and rotate weekly. Tune your radio to 105.5FM to hear the song that over 10,000 lights are dancing to!  Please be mindful when parking park and do not block driveways.


Willis Lights

Thursday, November 26 – Friday, December 25
111 Laurens Way N, Hendersonville, TN 37075

Willis Lights is located in the Wyncrest subdivision and while they are well-known for their fantastic Christmas light displays, their neighbors often have lights up, too!


Lights on Luna

Friday, November 27 – Friday, December 25
176 Luna Lane, Hendersonville, TN 37075

Lights on Luna is a musical computer-animated Christmas light display for the young and the young at heart! Various Christmas songs play and each one has its own unique light pattern. It is free to view and on select nights Santa may be on-site. (Note: On Sundays and Wednesdays Lights on Luna do not turn on until after 8pm.)


Baker Family Lights

The Baker Family Christmas Light Display In Pittsburgh Is Amazing

104 Thicket Lane, Hendersonville, TN 37075
Friday, November 28 – Friday, December 25

Baker Family Lights runs their Christmas light display on Sundays – Thursdays from 5pm – 9pm and Fridays – Saturdays from 5pm – 10pm. Their 2020 playlist that “dances” with the lights is 37 minutes long, so multiple visits may mean hearing a different song at each viewing!


Ultimate Party Festival of Lights

Saturday, November 28 – Sunday, December 20
151 E. Main Street, Hendersonville, TN 37075

Ultimate Party Festival of Lights is presented by Ultimate Party Super StoreHolidayFest, and Hendersonville Parks and Recreation. It is a drive-thru light display in Memorial Park and is free to view. Please enter the park onto Cherokee Road. There is also a printable map of local Hendersonville light displays put together by the Festival of Lights available here.


Gill's Bright Lights

Gills Bright Lights | Hendersonville TN Concierge

Tuesday, December 1 – Thursday, December 31
288 Lake Terrace Drive, Hendersonville, TN 37075

This year Gill’s Bright Lights will consist of 55k dancing lights moving to the music on radio station 97.3 FM! The display includes 17ft spiraling mega trees, 15ft snowmen, 17ft shooting stars and many more holiday decorations. All of the decorations are homemade by the homeowners and they use nothing but LED lights.

It is free to view, and donations are accepted and given to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.


Hobbs Holiday Lights

Through December 25
584 Goodman Drive, Gallatin, TN 37066

Hobbs Holiday Lights plays corresponding music on 93.1FM  as 8,000+ lights and trees dance to the music! Please be respectful when viewing lights and do not block neighbors’ driveways. Lights will not be on during heavy rain.

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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.