NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The 65th Annual Nashville Christmas Parade steps off Saturday morning at 8:30 a.m.
Kid Rock will be the Grand Marshal. There will also be a special performance from Country Music star LeAnn Rimes.
Hundreds of families will line the streets of downtown Nashville to watch the parade, rain or shine.
If you want an up-close parade experience, check out the TV Performance Zone at Broadway and 5th Ave. Tickets are still available.
Other performers in the parade include Bill Anderson, Ty Herndon, Jamie O’Neal, the cast of Cirque Dreams Holidaze, Melinda Doolittle, Miss Tennessee Christine Williamson and more. And Santa will be there with his reindeer, along with character balloons and marching bands from across the region.
The parade benefits the Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
News 2 will broadcast live from the parade, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1. The parade will air again on Dec. 2 from noon to 2 p.m.
The Nashville Christmas Parade is brought to you by Piedmont Natural Gas and Tootsie’s.
Last year’s parade aired 237 times across the country, reaching 13 million people in 48 states, including Hawaii.