A Hardin County Christmas
Christmas On Main
Christmas In The Park
Hardin County, Tn — Lights, music and holiday fun will liven up the 2021 Christmas on Main festival in Savannah, Tennessee. The City of Savannah, along with the help of many local sponsors and partners, will kick off the holiday season with its signature series of Christmas on Main downtown events.
Main street businesses in downtown Savannah are outlined in starry white lights and the series really gets in the spirit of the season with activities held over consecutive weekends on December 3-4, December 10-11, and 17-18. Beginning December 3, a canopy of lights will be strung across the Courthouse plaza showcasing performances, a variety of children’s activities, and appearances by a variety of holiday characters all providing a family, friendly series of free festivities each weekend leading up to Christmas.
On the evening of Friday, December 3, entertainment will commence with Mayor Bob Shutt turning on the majestic 30-foot Christmas tree at the downtown gazebo. Plans are underway for carolers, cocoa and food vendors each Friday and Saturday night through December 18 to join the festivities around the plaza and across at the Savannah Market. There will be appearances by Santa, Mrs. Claus, carolers, and local church and school performers each evening from 5:00 to 8:30 pm. There will be free parking destinations with complimentary trolley service.
The highlight of Christmas on Main is an ice-skating rink under the lights of the pavilion at the Savannah Market. Open each Friday and Saturday night!
Each Friday and Saturday night will also feature free Christmas performances on the courthouse steps, a hall of elementary school trees inside the Tennessee River Museum, Santa’s workshop in the Courthouse basement, free Christmas movies in the historic Savannah Theater, with children’s activities, music, lights, and the magic of Christmas throughout the city!
The traditional carriage rides run through downtown Savannah to the river view at historic Cherry Mansion – free to all!
“For our seventh year, Main Street, the City of Savannah, Hardin County, numerous businesses and individuals have donated to bring this ‘holiday gift’ to our citizens and visitors”, shared committee chair Betty Lynn Collier, “our dedicated volunteers have been working all year to bring these activities to inspire our holiday spirit and enhance our heritage of the Savannah community.”
…but don’t end the holiday fun yet! downtown Saltillo will celebrate on Dec 4 with a Christmas by the River festival feturing parade, Santa, movie, dinner and dance, then Christmas in the Park at Pickwick Landing State Park is December 10-11 with the annual holiday mart inside Pickwick Lodge Conference Center on Friday from noon-9 pm and again Saturday from 10 am-9pm. Free carriage and wagon rides both nights through the park to view the spectacular lighted displays; a morning Reindeer Run plus an afternoon Christmas Trail hike along the riverbank on Saturday, December 11, bedtime stories with the elves each evening, fun for the entire family in Pickwick! Contact Pickwick Landing State Park for accommodations 731-689-3135 and Hardin County Chamber of Commerce 731-925-2363 for event details.
The Friends of Pickwick Landing State Park will wrap up the season with a New Year’s Eve celebration on Dec 31 at Pickwick Lodge.
For more information follow us on facebook.com/TourHardinCounty and facebook.com/SavannahChristmas on Main or call the Hardin County Convention and Visitors Bureau at 800-552-3866.