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Come Celebrate Christmas With Us!
"Steamboat Days in Granville"

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Daily:  Wednesday - Saturday

November 10 - December 30

  • Holiday Decorations Inspired by Hallmark Movie Towns

  • Christmas Characters on Parade

  • Antique Toy Show:  "Toy Chests from our Past"

  • Festival of Trees - Over 30 Trees 

  • Holiday Quilt Show - Tennessee Quilt & Textile Museum

  • Christmas Tours at Sutton Historic Homestead

  • Museums and Shops Decorated Inside and Out

 $7.00 Daily Tour Ticket

Includes all Museums and Attractions

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Granville's Country Christmas

December 9, 2023

  • Children's Activities at Event Center

  • Christmas Musicals

  • Christmas Lunch at Sutton Store

  • Christmas Parade

  • Visit Santa Following Parade

  • Festival of Christmas Trees

  • Christmas Characters on Parade

  • Craft Booths

$7.00 Festival Ticket Includes all Museums and Attractions.

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  Thinking About a Trip to Historic Granville?

Here's some reasons why you should visit:


  • T.B. Sutton General Store is on the National Historic Registry.  

  • Museums - Unique spaces with thousands of artifacts recording history throughout many decades.

  • Festivals Galore - Check our 2023 Calendar. All unique with a variety of music and entertainment.

  • Bluegrass Music - Enjoy it every Saturday night at Sutton General Store.  A great meal and live music by area bands.

  •  Live Theater - Mayberry Dinner Theater at Valentine's Day, Mayberry - I Love Lucy Day, Outdoors in early summer and at Christmas!  

Southern Living Magazine
selected T. B. Sutton General Store among the Top 35 General Stores
and Granville among the Top Ten Tennessee Towns that Everyone Should Visit in 2023

Bestlife Magazine - September 2022
Granville Ranked #1 in the "10 Small Towns in the U.S. That Feel Like Stepping Back in Time'

Ten Best Reasons to Visit Granville

One hour east of Nashville on the banks of the Cumberland River, you’ll find a hidden gem called Historic Granville.  Stroll the streets lined with storybook buildings, experience a slower pace, a simpler time and understand why this is known as Tennessee’s Mayberry Town.  This quaint little Southern town is filled front porches inviting visitors to “sit a spell”. It is a time many believed lost, but one that lives in Granville, TN.


A unique feature that continues the legacy of Tennessee, the Volunteer State, this town is operated by about 200 volunteers.  Since volunteers serve as docents, hours are limited.  Hours of Operations: Wednesday-Friday 10 AM-3 PM and Saturday 10 AM-5 PM. Arrive around 10 AM, tour Sutton General Store and purchase a town tour ticket for $7.00 which gives you access to all historic buildings and museums. At 11 AM, tour Clemons Garage, Southern Shops, Whistle Stop Saloon, Granville Whiskey Decanter Museum, Mayberry and I love Lucy Museum. Take a break, have lunch at Sutton General Store, and complete your tour of Granville with a visit to Granville Museum, Farm to Table Museum, Sutton Historic Home, Pioneer Village with antique car museum, 1880’s cabin, arts and crafts building, and vintage farm equipment and tools.


What’s old is new, a multitude of historical sites re-imagined for today’s visitors!  Click below to read “Ten Best Reasons to Visit Granville” by TN Home and Farm Magazine to see why people from EVERYWHERE visit this hidden gem.  

Thank you to our
2023 Top Sponsor:

What's Happening
2021 Historic Granville, TN
Sutton Ole Time Music Hour

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What's Happening in 2023?



Sutton Ole Time Music Hour is a dinner and bluegrass show every Saturday night.  Purchase tickets on this website or call 931-653-4151.

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Here's all the upcoming events along with links to RSVP or purchase a ticket.  For more information, call 931-653-4151.

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View the brochure for all the events happening in Historic Granville in 2023.  If you have questions about an event, please call 931-653-4151.

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