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Nashville lights up sky for Vanderbilt's Children's Hospital in third annual 'Night Lights'

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Posted at 4:01 PM, Nov 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-09 23:17:28-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Nashville lit up the sky on Tuesday night in support of patients, families and health care teams at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.

It was the third annual "Night Lights for Children's Hospital" in which many of Nashville's iconic sites and scenes were aglow in a display of the Children's Hospital's primary colors.

Watch: Sky5 flies over Nashville for third-annual "Night Lights"

Neighboring areas like Murfreesboro, Lebanon, Mt. Juliet, Shelbyville, Wilson, Rutherford and Bedford counties also participated.

A parade of emergency vehicles flashed their lights to end the event, saying goodnight to children and families in their hospital rooms.

Participants included the Nashville Fire Department, Metro Nashville Police Department, Vanderbilt University Police Department, Vanderbilt LifeFlight Ground Critical Care Support and Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt Neonatal and Pediatric Transport Team.

Night Lights kicks off the holiday giving season. For more information on how to donate to the hospital, click here.