November 10-12, 2023 at The Fairgrounds Nashville

Over 60 years of shopping and giving!

 The application for 2023 will be posted on the merchant page in early February. Merchant acceptances are based on the quality of merchandise and variety relative to our current merchants. Christmas Village prides itself as being a leader in consumer shows in the southeast. We strive to have a wide variety of merchandise so that our shoppers can truly find gifts for everyone on their holiday shopping list!

Christmas village volunteers accepting donation checkAbout Christmas Village

Christmas Village is one of the oldest charitable events in Nashville, supported and run entirely by volunteers from the Nashville Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club. Approximately 250 merchants and 30,000 shoppers from all over the United States participate in this prestigious consumer show. A variety of unique seasonal and gift items are offered, including- toys for all ages, clothing for children and adults, jewelry, home decor, food items, pottery, collectibles, and unusual pieces for the “person who has everything.”

 

Christmas Village was created in 1961 as a means to increase the financial contributions to the Bill Wilkerson Hearing and Speech Center. Bill Wilkerson’s two sisters, Nancy Fawn Wilkerson Diehl and Jane Wilkerson Yount were both members of the Vanderbilt Pi Beta Phi chapter and recruited their sorority sisters to assist in many ways in the early years after the Center opened in 1951. The alumnae club soon followed by raising money for the Center. Berenice Miller Denton and Barbara White Fridrich, the first co-chairs, planned a Christmas fairyland with displays from local merchants. The event started as a one-day event that netted $1020 and has grown to a 4-day shopping extravaganza that is recognized as one of the premier shopping events in the southeast.

 

Christmas Village has generated over $13.4 million benefiting thousands of people since its inaugural event in 1961. The proceeds support:

 

Learn more about the Pi Beta Phi fraternity.

Sponsors

Christmas Village would like to thank all of our sponsors for their generous support!

The Big 98 logo
truist logo
The River logo
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Pi Beta Phi
Athens Distributing Company logo
Vanderbilt University logo
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Testimonials

Contact

 

Mailing Address

Christmas Village
P.O. Box 158826
Nashville, TN 37215-8826

 

615-256-2726

 

For general information about Christmas Village or press requests,  email info@christmasvillage.org.

 

For information on becoming a merchant, email prospectivemerchants@christmasvillage.org

 

For questions about our Sneak-a-Peek event, please contact SAP@christmasvillage.org.

 

For an ADA accommodation, contact Christmas Village by e-mail or call our information line at 615-256-2726.

Directions

See the Fairgrounds Nashville Website www.thefairgrounds.com. If using a GPS device, use 500 Wedgewood Avenue Nashville, TN 37203 as your destination address to get accurate driving directions. See site map for building and booth locations within the fairgrounds.  The Fairgrounds Nashville charges a $5.00 parking.