Upcoming Kid Friendly Events in Nashville Tennessee

Kid and Family Calendar for Nashville Tennessee

Nashville Tennessee is packed full of fun Family Activities including our Sports and Recreation Guide and Kid and Family Attractions for the entire family. On a rainy day you can start with the Adventure Science Center with the Sudekum Planetarium and Nashville Children's Theatre. On the beautiful sunny days check out the farm adventures at Lucky Ladd Farms. Below are events taking place on specific days that are geared towards Kids and Family:

Please follow the links to the websites to make sure dates and times are accurate and determiner if tickets need to be purchased prior to heading out.. Also some events weather can be a factor,

Playing at Lucky Ladd Farms

Once only open for kids and family in the fall, now you can visit Lucky Ladd Farms right outside of Nashville during the summer too. Families love Lucky Ladd Farms 60-acre farm park for its inventive attractions that appeal to all ages, acres of playgrounds, exciting hands-on animal encounters, pony rides, nature trails, educational exhibits and more to fill your day with good old fashioned fun.

Upcoming Kid Forcused Events

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Dates: Ongoing

Come out to Historic Rock Castle for the best gig in Sumner County, Song Writers' Nights at Historic Rock Castle!

Dates: Ongoing

Open Tuesday - Sunday Reservations Encouraged The Rabbit Hole VR Arcade is a place for gamers, non-gamers, families, friend groups, locals, tourists and everyone in between to escape the everyday and immerse themselves in a virtual world for a bit.

Dates: Ongoing

Wednesday - Saturday | Closed on 4th of July

Dates: Ongoing

This meet is primary an Youth/Open event for athletes 29 years of age and younger.

Dates: Ongoing

June 2 – Sept. 3, 2018

Dates: Ongoing

June 9 -27 See Website for Showtimes and Details

Dates: Ongoing

Open 9-5PM for Scenic Canoe Rides

Dates: Ongoing

Stop in Parnassus Bookstore for stories, giggles, and songs every Saturday morning!

Dates: Ongoing

Bring your kids to KIDSVILLE at the Parthenon is a FREE program every Saturday morning that combines storytelling, educational activities, arts & crafts, musicians and special guests & more! Kidsville is FREE for families of children ages 12 and younger.

Dates: Ongoing

Free with Admission!

Dates: Ongoing

Musicians Corner presents free family friendly (dog friendly) music events in Nashville's Centennial Park on Saturdays from 12 - 5 PM in May, June, September, and October.

Dates: Sun, Jun 24, 2018

Available on Sunday Midday Cruises only! Join us on the General Jackson for Sunday in the South! Each Sunday, this rousing show takes us on a musical journey through a typical southern Sunday.

Dates: Mon, Jun 25, 2018 to Fri, Jun 29, 2018

This fun-filled summer camp program is ideal for kids who love animals, nature and learning about life on a farm.

Dates: Mon, Jun 25, 2018 to Fri, Jun 29, 2018

5 Day Camp - Half Day or Full Day options.

Full Day (AM and PM Sessions) 8:30 am - 3 pm

Half Day (AM or PM Session) 8:30 am -11:30 am or 12 pm - 3 pm

Perfect for girls and boys ages 5 - 12.

Sibling discounts available

Dates: Mon, Jun 25, 2018

This unique camp will feed the body with tips for healthy eating and snacking and how to prepare some great treats! We will feed their minds with drawing techniques as they create works of art!

Dates: Wed, Jun 27, 2018

Way Back Wednesdays Summer Fun is designed for children ages 6-12.

Fort Campbell personnel will be back to teach how to tie basic knots that everyone should know and how to start a fire using 18th Century flint and steel as well as modern flint rock.

Dates: Thu, Jun 28, 2018 to Sat, Jun 30, 2018

June 28-30 | Audience of One Productions Presents: Seussical Jr

Dates: Thu, Jun 28, 2018

Thursdays in June & July at 10:30 AM

Dates: Fri, Jun 29, 2018

Celebrate the start of the weekend by joining us on these Friday nights in June and July for our Friday Night Fireworks show!

Dates: Sat, Jun 30, 2018 to Tue, Jul 24, 2018

Cruise in to Gateway Classic Cars every last Saturday of the month for Cars & Coffee: Presented by Grundy Insurance!
So far we have had some amazing turnouts, but we want to continue to grow!
Enjoy delicious donuts, coffee and all of our sweet rides!

Dates: Sat, Jun 30, 2018

Come on out to Lucky Ladd's - TN's largest petting farm for summertime family fun at our annual Watermelon Festival. Enjoy a FREE slice of refreshing watermelon, cool off in the Splash Zone featuring our Splash Pad, Bubble Blast Pool and inflatable water slides.

Dates: Tue, Jul 03, 2018

July 3rd, 4:00 pm | Annual City of Fairview Independence Day Celebration
Live music, inflatables, food vendors
Fun for the whole family!
Bring a chair or blanket
We respectfully request no pets and no coolers

Dates: Wed, Jul 04, 2018 to Sun, Jul 08, 2018

July 4th - July 8th Nashville Sounds vs Iowa Cubs
Promotions: July 4
Wear It Wednesdays

New for 2018, the Sounds are rolling out a player-inspired t-shirt collection, with a unique shirt available to the first 2,000 fans every Wednesday game.

Dates: Wed, Jul 04, 2018

July 4, 2018 | 7 AM

Dates: Wed, Jul 04, 2018

Celebrate America’s birthday with us and enjoy our 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza!

Dates: Wed, Jul 04, 2018

The City of Goodlettsville celebrates Independence Day on the 4th of July in Moss-Wright Park. The event begins at 4:00pm and concludes after the fireworks display, which is scheduled to begin at 9:00pm.

Dates: Thu, Jul 05, 2018 to Sat, Jul 07, 2018

Hometown Hero's are honored with FREE admission to TN's fireman, police, military, veterans & their family.

Dates: Thu, Jul 05, 2018

Enjoy Star Wars: A New Hope – In Concert with the Nashville Symphonyat the Schermerhorn

Dates: Fri, Jul 06, 2018

Friday Evenings in July | 7 p.m.-8 p.m.

Tales At Twilight is a performance series for children held on Friday evenings in July. The kids will be thoroughly entertained while the parents can relax and enjoy one of the best views of downtown Nashville.

Dates: Sat, Jul 07, 2018

Watch Tennessee roll past your wide sightseeing window at scenic level aboard one of TCRM's special excursion trains. Our streamlined coaches feature air-conditioning, large sightseeing windows, and comfortable seats. All seats are reserved at no extra charge.

Dates: Mon, Jul 09, 2018

This unique camp will also feed the body with different tips for healthy eating and snacking and how to prepare some great treats! We will feed their minds with drawing techniques as they create works of art!


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We are so excited to have so many great events in Nashville but sometimes you want to narrow down the options. Select any category below to see upcoming events based on a specific interest.