HolidayFest names Tim Watson "The Fiddleman"  2022 Honorary Chair

HolidayFest names Tim Watson “The Fiddleman” 2022 Honorary Chair

Hendersonville, TN (May 2022) … The high-energy music of Tim Watson has been heard on stages around the world. His musical career has grown from performances in clubs near his home in Black Creek, Alabama to the Grand Ole Opry and venues in Germany, Switzerland, France, England, Ireland, Scotland, Bahamas, Jamaica, Mexico, Canada, and Holland.  READ MORE

HolidayFest TN’s Impact on Sumner County, Hendersonville & The Surrounding Community

May 29, 2021 – Hendersonville, TN  Holidayfest is proud to support a variety of charitable interests throughout our community, and to date, we have given over 3 million dollars ($3million) back to the community over our 16-year history. (READ MORE)

2021 St Nicholas Ball Highlights Reel

HolidayFest, TN – St. Nicolas Ball Highlight Reel

HolidayFest TN’s Annual St. Nicholas Ball is a lively event and a favorite! Guests enjoy an evening of live music, great food and drink, and celebration all to support a great cause. 2021 Highlights included: live entertainment by Pat Patrick Band, a seated Christmas dinner, a silent auction. Proceeds went to support Monthaven Arts and Cultural Center, and End Slavery TN.

HolidayFest names Brenda Lee  2021 Honorary Chair

HolidayFest names Brenda Lee 2021 Honorary Chair

Hendersonville, TN (August 2021) … Brenda Lee is an international icon and she will be our 16th Honorary Chair. This petite singer is known for her big voice and an even bigger heart. She rose from poverty to become a child star and then continued to achieve success over the next six decades across multiple genres of music… READ MORE

Lindsay Ell, Marty Raybon to headline Hendersonville Hometown Jam Nov 6 as part of Hendersonville Pig Festival.

Hendersonville, TN (October 22, 2021) …LINDSAY ELL, MARTY RAYBON TO HEADLINE HENDERSONVILLE HOMETOWN JAM NOV 6 AS PART OF HENDERSONVILLE PIG FESTIVAL. The City of Hendersonville Parks Department is proud to announce that the Hendersonville Hometown Jam will be back for a second year to help raise money for Christmas 4 Kids, a Hendersonville tradition since the 1980’s. This year’s Jam will bring back a relationship with Whiskey Jam to provide a unique entertainment experience usually only found in Nashville.
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HolidayFest names 2021 Chairs for Gentlemen’s Committee

Hendersonville, TN (October 8, 2021) … Now is the time for holiday bakers to think about the creation of a magical Gingerbread House to enter into the 16th  Annual Holidayfest Gingerbread House Competition Sponsored by KIMBRO AIR and GOODALL HOMES and will be held at and hosted by Bluegrass Yacht and Country Club this year. The Honorary Chair for this event is   Executive Chef Donald Ferguson.  “Houses, bungalows, cottages, and castles fashioned from spicy gingerbread will be displayed for all the holiday merrymakers to enjoy during the seasonal festivities held at Bluegrass Country Club.”  Says Chef Donald. (Read More)

HolidayFest names 2021 Chairs for Gentlemen’s Committee

HolidayFest names 2021 Chairs for Gentlemen’s Committee

Hendersonville, TN (September 2021) … The Holidayfest Board announced today that Scotty Bush, Matt Rucks, and Cody Steele are named as the Chairs of the 16th  Annual Gentlemen’s Committee for HolidayFest 2021.  In A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens wrote: “The word of a gentleman is as good as his bond; and sometimes better”  These words are true today with these chairmen who definitely are gentlemen in all they do for our county.  . READ MORE

Duane Allen, HolidayFest Honorary Chair 2019

Duane Allen is Honorary Chair of HolidayFest 2019

Hendersonville, TN (February 18, 2019) … The Board of HolidayFest announced today that Duane Allen, a member of The Oak Ridge Boys, will be the Honorary Chair for this year’s HolidayFest Events, which begin in September. Duane (“Ace”) Allen had formal training in both operatic and quartet singing before becoming the lead singer of the Oaks in 1966. Over the past twenty years, he has also co-produced a number of The Oak Ridge Boys’ award-winning Spring Hill/Gaither Music, Cleopatra Records, and Cracker Barrel music projects. He is the executive producer of “The Boys Are Back” CD, produced by Dave Cobb. READ MORE

Duane Allen, HolidayFest Honorary Chair 2019

Governor Mike Huckabee is Honorary Chair for HolidayFest 2018 

April 13, 2018…Hendersonville, TN.  The Board of HolidayFest announced today that Mike Huckabee, host of the TV show “Huckabee” on TBN each weekend, taped here in Hendersonville, TN, with a live studio audience full of music, entertainment, news and fun ( will be the Honorary Chair for this year’s HolidayFest Events beginning in September. READ MORE

HolidayFest TN supports food bank

HolidayFest Events Partner with Sumner County Food Bank

November 10, 2017…Hendersonville, TN.  Every year during the months of November. to Jan, the Sumner Food Bank is in dire need of more food than ever.  This year for the third year, Holidayfest Board announced that the HolidayFest events which benefit local charities, will ask ticket holders to all bring canned goods to each event.  Every sponsor of Holidayfest and Holidayfest events sponsors will have donation Boxes placed at their Business locations “We are very excited to help the Food Bank during the holidays and as a Sponsor of Holidayfest, we are planning to have an in-house competition with our employees in filling our donation boxes” said Anita Martin, Human Resources Manager at Windham Professionals. READ MORE

HolidayFest TN supports food bank

Bark Avenue Canine Cutie Pageant First in Hendersonville

October 31, 2017….Hendersonville, TN.   Bark Avenue announced that the first ever HolidayFest  “Canine Cutie” Beauty Pageant will be held on Sunday, November 12th from 2pm to 4pm at The Movement Church at 260 Main St. Hendersonville, TN. Pet owners will have their dogs ready to provide the crowd with their cute outfits and accessories which will be perfect for the runway.   This show will benefit the Hendersonville Senior Center and Kimbro Air is the Presenting Sponsor. READ MORE

HolidayFest TN supports food bank

Newcomers and Community Club welcomes 5th Annual Garlands & Glitter Fashion Show

Oct. 23, 2017….Hendersonville TN.   As we welcome the end of fall and the chill of the holiday season, Newcomers Club will present the Annual Garlands & Glitter Fashion on November 3rd from 6pm to 10pm. Now in its 5th year as a HolidayFest Event, Garlands & Glitter will honor the youth of our county by being a benefit for Sumner Teen Center.   The Sumner Teen Center mission is to help teens construct a path for success and form a positive worldview in a safe, secure and engaging environment and gain enhanced self-awareness and self-confidence along with critical life and soft skills needed to reach their maximum potential as responsible caring and productive adults. READ MORE

2021 St. Nicholas Ball Highlight Reel

2020 Sumner County Christmas Boat Parade

2020 Christmas 4 Kids