This Friday Night in Murfreesboro: Celebrate Christmas Downtown

Nov 28, 2023 at 06:41 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – The lighting of the downtown Murfreesboro Christmas tree will take place this coming Friday night with activities that include pictures with Santa, carriage rides, caroling and more beginning at 5:30. Amy Byers, Public Relations Coordinator for Middle Tennessee Electric told WGNS...

Stage performances are set to get underway at 6:00 on Friday evening. Sarah Callender, the Executive Director of Main Street Murfreesboro, elaborated on the family focused events scheduled for this Friday night on the Historic Rutherford County Square...

It's the annual lighting of the Rutherford County Christmas tree, this Friday night in downtown Murfreesboro. The event is free and everyone is invited to attend. 

Stage performances from 6-7:30pm

      • Center for the Arts - acts from "White Christmas"

      • Elementary School choir performances featuring:  Christiana, Homer Pittard Campus School, Northfield, and Salem Elementary Schools

      • The Dancer's School 

      • Oakland Middle School Show Choir

      • Miss Patty Cake performs!

      • Welcome Santa on stage & turn on the lights for the Christmas tree!

Before and after stage performances from 5:30-6:00pm and then 7:30-8:30pm.

      • St. Marks Bell Choir 5:30pm.

      • Holy Hill Chapel Church choir 7:30pm

      • Belle Aire Church Choir 7:30pm

      • MTSU Gospel Choir 8:00pm

      • Center for the Arts children's program 8:00pm

      • KST Performance Academy 7:30pm

Other entertainment during the evening:

      • Live reindeer

      • Carriage rides ($5pp or $20 for the entire carriage)

      • Live nativity

      • Free pictures with Santa starting at 7:30 inside the courthouse.

      • Free crafts and snacks provided by sponsors around the courthouse.

      • Food trucks around the courthouse.

      • The Boro Art Crawl artist vendors in participating stores downtown.  

      • Dickens of a Christmas characters walking around downtown.  



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