The holiday season is nearly here and you'll want to make plans for Christmas tree lighting events now. There are plenty to choose from. If you love holiday music, hot cocoa, cookies, Santa and other Christmas fun, these events are perfect for you.

While there will be plenty of great choices for your holiday events, it all starts with the lighting of the Christmas trees. Here are some of the top choices for Christmas tree lighting events in Nashville for 2018.

Metro Nashville Tree Lighting Ceremony

You can enjoy plenty of fun with the Metro Nashville Tree Lighting Ceremony. This is one of the best tree lighting events you will find. Enjoy the famous Fisk Jubilee singers, along with Santa Claus and plenty more.

The event will happen on November 30th at 6pm in the Nashville Public Square Park.

Franklin Christmas Tree Lighting

Franklin also offers a great annual tree lighting event. You will enjoy music from JT Hodges and Holly Williams at this event. There will also be high school choirs on hand and Santa will make a visit with some friends.

The Franklin Christmas Tree Lighting event will happen on Friday, November 30th at 7pm. It will be held at the Public Square in Franklin.

Hendersonville's Tree Lighting Celebration

Known as the top tree lighting celebration in Middle Tennessee, this annual event includes all kinds of fun. Of course, plenty of Christmas music will be sung, but you can also enjoy carriage rides, festive fun and visits from both Santa and Mrs. Claus. There will be bounce houses for the kids, food trucks for all to enjoy and plenty more.

This event starts at 3pm on Sunday, November 25th and will be held at the Hendersonville Memorial Park.

Brentwood Annual Tree Lighting

Another great Christmas Tree Lighting in the Nashville area happens in Brentwood every year. This event includes the Ravenswood High School Chorus singing live Christmas music. It will also include a reading of The Polar Express and the tree lighting. This is a free event, but you will need a ticket for the readings.

The Brentwood event will start at 5pm on Monday, December 3rd. It will be held at the Brentwood Library.

Goodlettsville Christmas Tree Lighting

If you're in the Goodlettsville area, you can enjoy the annual tree lighting ceremony held here. The event includes plenty of Christmas crafts you can make and take home, along with live music, other entertainment and plenty of cookies to enjoy. You will also enjoy visits from Santa and Mrs. Claus at this tree lighting event in Nashville. It's a free event for all to enjoy.

The Goodlettsville Christmas Tree Lighting will be held at 6pm on Friday, November 30th on Main Street in Goodlettsville.

There will be plenty of great holiday events throughout the season, but the tree lighting ceremonies always get things started. Pick the ceremony closest to you or the one that sounds best and enjoy getting the holiday fun started for 2018.