There are so many more ways to celebrate the holidays in Columbia! From the tree lighting to shopping to the historic home tour- you will experience the Christmas magic you have always dreamed of. 

Attend Signature Events

Maury Christmas Home Tour - The Maury Christmas Home Tour is a Columbia, TN holiday tradition and an opportunity to visit some of the finest, historic homes around town. 

A Very Maury Christmas - Mark November 19th on your calendars to get started on your Christmas shopping early this year at the annual A Very Maury Christmas at its new location in The Factory at Columbia! This staple holiday market is a go-to event in Columbia each year where you can find some of the most unique gifts alongside our community. 

Attend December First Fridays

You know it, you love it - First Fridays on December 2nd will have that holiday twist you’re looking for on the first Friday in December. Shops will stay open late, food will be ready to eat, and music will be heard on a wintery night in December. 

Experience the Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting

That classic double whammy that’s awaited each year is back again on Saturday, December 3rd! Aline the streets of West 7th with our lovely community to watch the Annual Christmas Parade beginning at 6pm. Then gather in front of the courthouse to see the beautiful tree lighting to ring in the holiday season following the parade at 7:15. Learn more!

Get a Live Christmas Tree

A staple Christmas activity is to get a live tree from Row and Co’s annual pop-up Christmas tree farm! Each year Row and Co invites the community to come out and enjoy the tradition of looking for that perfect tree for Santa to put presents under.

Have a Holiday Stay

Columbia is the perfect quaint weekend stay you’re looking for, especially during the holidays. From our iconic Blythewood Inn Bed and Breakfast to stays all around downtown like All I Have to do is Dream and Two Lanes Guest House, surrounded by tons of restaurants and shops, you can add that classic Christmas feel to your holiday season. 

Grab a Selfie with the Book Tree

Trying to find that ideal selfie spot? Duck River Books has a must-see Christmas tree constructed fully out of books, and it’s the best photo-op spot. It’s a tradition that never gets old. 

Shop for Gifts

You will never have to struggle to find Christmas gifts with the countless places to shop all over Columbia. The Downtown Square, the Arts District, and the Factory at Columbia offers everything from antiques to boutiques with everything in between, you’ll mark things off your list in no time. See the Holiday Gift Guide to Support Local to learn where to shop local and to find those unique gifts for that perfect person. 

Grab Holiday Festive Drinks

Your taste buds will be over joyed with all the holiday drinks treats! Farmstead Market offers a special Maury Christmas Wine. Have specialty holiday spiced teas at Nashville Tea Co. and of course all the wonderful holiday coffee specials at our charming coffee shops

Browse our Christmas in Columbia for more unforgettable experiences this holiday season.