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Metro Christmas tree lighting set for Friday night

WKRN News 2
WKRN News 2
 2022-11-30

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — This Friday night, Mayor John Cooper will host Nashville’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony for Metro Nashville.

The ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Historic Metro Courthouse, located at 1 Public Square. Residents and the public are encouraged to attend to see more than 5,500 multicolored lights illuminate the tree.

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The official Metro holiday tree is placed at the historic Metro Courthouse. (Courtesy: Metro Parks)

According to Metro Parks officials, the official Metro Christmas tree is a Norway Spruce and is approximately 35 feet tall. The tree was donated to Metro Parks by Donelson resident Jedidiah Freiheit.

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Mayor Cooper will be joined by Vice Mayor Jim Shulman, Metro department employees and other special guests.

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