Main Street Murfreesboro presents the 2021 Celebrate Christmas Downtown event, the official lighting of the Rutherford County Christmas tree, on Friday, December 3 at 6:00pm.
Join the community downtown to kick off the holidays with this annual event and be entertained for an hour in front of the historic courthouse with singing from a City and County student choir, ballet from the Nutcracker performed by MTSU Dance, two songs and acting from the Center for the Arts “Elf the Musical”, Christmas carols led by Belle Aire Baptist Community choir, and of course a grand entrance by Santa and Mrs. Claus thanks to the Murfreesboro Fire Department! 103.3 Country stars Big B and Bubba will be emceeing this one-hour event and sure to provide lots of entertainment.
Thanks to our presenting sponsor Middle Tennessee Electric and other supporting sponsors including Pinnacle Financial Partners, First Community Mortgage, Geico, Redstone Federal Credit Union, A&H Company, Century 21 Wright Realty and partnerships with the Rutherford County Government and City of Murfreesboro Parks and Rec. Sponsors will be providing activities for children including free hot coco, crafts, and activities. Live Reindeer will be on site and free pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus are available after the program inside the courthouse.
At 7:30, after the program City Parks and Rec will be playing “The Santa Claus” for attendees to watch. Bring your chairs and blankets and find your spot early. The program is from 6-7:15pm and pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus start at 7:30pm. Shops and restaurants downtown will be open late and food trucks will be around the courthouse including Chick-Fil-A, coffee, hot dogs, and kettle corn.
Pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus will continue the following three Saturdays, December 4, 11, 18 from 12-4pm in the historic Rutherford County Courthouse. Bring your family and visit with Santa for free thanks to the many lawyers downtown sponsoring this event. No appointment necessary.
Main Street Murfreesboro works to maintain, enhance, and promote the historic downtown as the heart of our community. All Main Street events are free to the public and family friendly. For more details go to www.MainStreetMurfreesboro.org and follow Main Street on Facebook or Instagram @Mainstreetmurfreesboro.