Sumner Weekend: 5 Happenings This Weekend


Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are 5 events in and near Sumner County!

1Gallatin Christmas Parade


Saturday, December 9

The Gallatin Christmas Parade Presented by Primrose School of Gallatin, is Saturday, 12/9 at noon.

With 100+ entries of all kinds, enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season while celebrating the theme “The Spirit of Christmas”.

There will be two dedicated viewing locations with live music, emcees, and judges – the Gallatin Public Library of Sumner County and Oak Grove Farms.

Want to catch the parade from the comfort of your own home? It will be streaming on Gallatin Tennessee Chamber of Commerce’s Facebook Page.

2Station Camp High School Presents ‘The Spongebob Musical’

spongebob musical


December 7 & 9, 7pm
December 10, 2pm
Station Camp High School Auditorium
1040 Bison Trail, Gallatin

Station Camp High School presents ‘The Spongebob Musical’, based on the series by Stephen Hillenburg. Admission is $5.

Purchase tickets here.

3ICE – Polar Express at Opryland

photo courtesy of Gaylord Opryland

Runs through January 1, 2024
Gaylord Opryland,2800 Opryland Drive, Nashville

Gaylord Opryland’s 40th annual A Country Christmas began on November 10, 2023 and runs through January 1, 2024. The resort’s signature attraction features a brand-new ICE! theme, The Polar Express™, based upon the beloved Warner Bros holiday film. Using more than two million pounds–or 1,000 tons–of ice, “The Polar Express” is brought to life in ice sculpture form by a team of 40 world-class ice artisans from Harbin, China.

Find tickets here. 

4Appalachian Dinners

appalachian dinners


December 10-12
6pm – 9pm
5pm – 8pm
332 East Main St, Gallatin

Have a True Appalachian Dinner with Storytellers and Music and Stack Cake and Moonshine. The event benefits Sumner County Museum

Purchase tickets here.

5Annual Portland Visit With Santa

visit with santa


Saturday, December 9
10am – 12pm
Richland Gym
303 Portland Blvd, Portland

Come join us for the annual visit with Santa event hosted by the Portland Tennessee Parks and Recreation department! Activities will include movies, arts and crafts, snacks, and a visit with the big guy himself, Santa!! While you wait professional photos, both 4X6 prints and downloadable digital copies, by Dobbs Family Photography will be available for an extra fee.