NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Belmont University began its Christmas celebration Tuesday as part of its lead up to the 125th Battle of the Boulevard.
The event began at 4:45 p.m. and included snow machines, Santa Claus, Christmas music and treats.
It was held to honor the basketball battle between the Belmont Bruins and Lipscomb Bisons.
“The Belmont-Lipscomb rivalry will return to Curb Event Center for the first time since 2011 when Belmont left the Atlantic Sun Conference,” Belmont says on their website.
“When the Lipscomb Bisons and the Belmont University Bruins meet, there’s always a packed house for the excitement this fierce rivalry brings to the basketball court,” Lipscomb says on their website.
The game will be played in Belmont’s Curb Event Center at 7 p.m.