Christmas Parade Information

The City of Hendersonville will be hosting its annual Christmas Parade on December 4, 2011 from 2:30 pm until 4:00 pm. Please come out and enjoy the festivities and see all the floats. Santa Claus will be there to wave at all the children.

There will be traffic stoppages from New Shackle Island road to Cherokee Road that will not allow vehicle traffic on Main Street between these two points beginning at 2:15 pm, until Main Street is clear of floats, at approximately 4:15 pm. Imperial Boulevard will be closed from Main Street to Walton Ferry and Sanders Ferry roads.

If you need to travel to the West peninsula (Sanders Ferry/Walton Ferry) please use Rockland Road to Reviera Road to Harbor Drive and then Cumberland Shores to Walton Ferry.

If you are trying to reach the east end of town use SR386 exit 7 (Indian Lake) or exit 8 (Saundersville Road) to do so.

If you need to access the area between New Shackle and Cherokee Road on Main Street and you fail to arrive before the closure, please allow additional time to walk to your destination.

We apologize for the inconvenience but it is for a worthy cause. Those of you receiving this information on Nixle are encouraged to share this with your neighbors and recommend that they get logged onto nixle to receive valuable community information themselves.

Christmas Tree Lighting, November 27th

The City of Hendersonville will be having its Annual Christmas Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on November 27, 2011 at 5:30 pm in Memorial Park for those citizens who wish to attend.The Old Tyme Carriages will be providing carriage rides. Enjoy music from the Nashville Suzuki Players along with the Nannie Berry Elementary Choir and Hendersonville Community Singers.

Dreamworks Characters from Opryland’s Holiday on Ice Show will also be present to help kick off the holiday season.

We look forward to seeing you at this fun family event.

If you have any questions regarding this event, please call Corporal David Holscher, Community Services Officer, by phone at 418-5726 or by e-mail at

Local Businesses in Compliance in Recent Alcohol Check

On 11-21-11, the Hendersonville Police Department conducted alcohol compliance checks at eight local establishments.  We are pleased to announce that all were in full compliance with Tennessee state law.  We will continue to check local businesses for compliance in order to reduce the availability of alcohol to minors.

We appreciate those establishments that remain vigilant to protect our youth; and also the Sumner County Anti-Drug Coalition for their support in alcohol compliance checks.

Please contact your local police department if you have information of underage alcohol sales.

Cumberland Drive Community Meeting


Cumberland Drive community will be conducting a Community Association Meeting on November 29, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Walton Ferry Elementary School Library.
This meeting will talk about what communities can do to support the police departments efforts to reduce crime in your neighborhood. The Hendersonville Police Department will share a strategy that is not new, but is very effective in reducing crime.
This meeting will also give the community the opportunity to let us know what we can do to better serve your community. The Chief of Police along with other city officials will be present to answer any questions you may have.