Larry Gatlin to Host Opry Country Christmas with Lauren Alaina, Scotty McCreery, Chris Young and More

Opry Country Christmas starts Nov. 27 and will air on WSM and Opry Digital platforms.

Country music is celebrating a new, sentimental holiday tradition in 2022 with the return of Opry Country Christmas at the Grand Ole Opry House.

Larry Gatlin will host the festive holiday showcases that begin November 27 and run through December 22.

Each show will feature The Gatlin Brothers, Riders In The Sky, Mandy Barnett and Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie McCoy.

Other Opry members, spotlight artists and special guests will round out the shows that include artists’ original songs and timeless Christmas classics.

Spotlight Artists for this Yuletide year are Steve Wariner (November 27); Lauren Alaina (December 1), Scotty McCreery (December 4), Steven Curtis Chapman (December 8); Chris Janson (December 11), Josh Turner and Chris Young (December 15), Lorrie Morgan (December 21), and Ricky Skaggs (December 22). Additional artists scheduled for various Opry Country Christmas shows include John Berry, Jason Crabb, Louise Mandrell, Kathy Mattea, Jeannie Seely, and Rhonda Vincent.

Opry Country Christmas 2022 Dates:

Sunday, November 27

Thursday, December 1

Sunday, December 4

Thursday, December 8

Sunday, December 11

Thursday, December 15

Wednesday, December 21

Thursday, December 22

Tickets are on sale now, starting at $55.00 at

All Opry Country Christmas shows air on WSM Radio as well as WSM and Opry digital platforms. For Opry Country Christmas tickets and more information on the full Opry schedule, including Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday night performances, visit

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