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 Focused Events

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E.g., 10/22/2018
Dates: 
10/23/2018 (All day)
10/24/2018 (All day)

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 fo

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Dates: 
10/22/2018 (All day)
10/23/2018 (All day)

Great on a rainy day or any day for the entire family. Always have new and exciting science adventures for young minds. Adventure Science Center should be at the top of every families To Do List!

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Dates: 
11/18/2018 - 9:00am
12/16/2018 - 9:00am

Having fun while learning. It is the key ingredient!

 
Dates: 
11/09/2018 (All day)
11/10/2018 (All day)

November 9, 2018 – January 1, 2019

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Dates: 
11/17/2018 - 7:15pm
11/18/2018 - 7:15pm

November 17, 2018 - January 1, 2019 It is not everyday you hear about ice skating in Nashville but at Oprylands indoor ice rink you will find more than 7,000 square feet of real ice, this timeless holiday tradition has never been more fun.

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Dates: 
11/18/2018 - 6:15pm
11/19/2018 - 6:15pm
This fun, sticky and interactive decorating tradition just got a whole lot sweeter. Choose a traditional gingerbread house and build the perfect candy home.
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Dates: 
11/20/2018 - 5:00pm
11/21/2018 - 5:00pm

Nov 20, 2018 - Jan 1, 2019 | Sunday - Thursday, 5:00PM - 10:00PM | Friday - Saturday, 5:00PM - 11:00PM

 
Dates: 
11/23/2018 (All day)
11/24/2018 (All day)

Bells are ringing and spirits are bright! Enjoy an all new holiday lights tour like none other with Grand Avenue this season. Twinkling lights, steaming cider and holiday memories await!

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Dates: 
11/23/2018 - 5:00pm
11/24/2018 - 5:00pm

November 23, 2018 – December 30, 2018 | 5:00pm - 10:00 pm Delight in the joy of the holidays during Holiday LIGHTS at Cheekwood!

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Dates: 
11/15/2018 (All day)
11/16/2018 (All day)

Elf: The Musical · Nov 15 – Dec 29, 2018 · (Sunday Matinee & Dinner Dec 9, 2018)

 
Dates: 
10/27/2018 - 10:30am
11/03/2018 - 10:30am

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

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Dates: 
10/22/2018 (All day)
10/23/2018 (All day)

Open 9-5PM for Scenic Canoe Rides

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Dates: 
10/22/2018 (All day)
10/23/2018 (All day)

8 AM - 4 PM thru October 31!

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Dates: 
01/14/2019 - 3:00pm
01/28/2019 - 3:00pm

Be an engineer and learn how engineering is involved in everything we do! This club features hands on learning where kids will design bridges, create robots, and test out circuitry with DIY dough circuits.

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Dates: 
10/25/2018 - 5:00pm
11/01/2018 - 5:00pm

2018 Fall Clubs - Williamson County Parks and Rec - Nolensville TN
Thursdays | 5:00 - 6:00 pm | 7-12 years

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Dates: 
10/23/2018 - 4:30pm
10/30/2018 - 4:30pm

Saw It On YouTube Science Club

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Dates: 
12/03/2018 - 10:00am
12/04/2018 - 10:00am

December 3-8, 2018Merry Mansker's Christmas Week offers a week of fun-filled activities!

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Dates: 
12/03/2018 - 3:00pm
12/04/2018 - 3:00pm

Merry Mansker's Christmas Week offers a week of fun-filled activities December 3-8.

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Dates: 
12/27/2018 - 9:45am
12/28/2018 - 9:45am

December 27, 28 & 29, 2018
NEW: January 4 & 5, 2019
10:00am – 2:00pm
Cost $10/hiker

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Dates: 
10/24/2018 (All day)
10/25/2018 (All day)

Wednesday - Sunday || Sept 19 - Oct 28, 2018

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Dates: 
10/27/2018 (All day)
11/10/2018 (All day)

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.

 
Dates: 
10/26/2018 (All day)
10/27/2018 (All day)

Fridays 6pm - 9pm | Saturdays 10am - 10pm |Sundays Noon - 8pm

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Dates: 
10/22/2018 - 3:00pm
10/29/2018 - 3:00pm

CRAZY CHEMISTRY SCIENCE CLUB

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Dates: 
10/25/2018 - 5:00pm
10/26/2018 - 5:00pm

Grab your favorite costume and join us on one of our 11 nights of delightfully frightful fun.

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Dates: 
12/04/2018 - 4:30pm
12/11/2018 - 4:30pm

Be an engineer and learn how engineering in involved in everything we do! This club features hands on learning where kids will design bridges, create robots, and test out circuitry with DIY dough circuits.

 
Dates: 
10/28/2018 - 11:15am
11/04/2018 - 11:15am

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.

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Dates: 
10/27/2018 - 9:00am
11/24/2018 - 9:00am

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!

 
Dates: 
10/27/2018 (All day)
10/28/2018 (All day)

Weekends Oct 13-28, 2018
Pumpkin Patch and Hayrides in Mt Juliet!
Open weekends beginning October 13 through October 28 - no reservations needed.
Saturday - 10am - 5pm
Sunday 1pm - 5pm

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Dates: 
11/10/2018 - 7:00pm
12/08/2018 - 7:00pm

Second Saturday @ 7 p.m. in the Sudekum Planetarium of the month, we're bringing you after-hours and laser shows for the whole family. Tour the night skies, follow the adventure of a girl saving her family, and rock out to laser light shows!

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Dates: 
12/01/2018 - 8:30am

The Annual Piedmont Natural Gas Nashville Christmas Parade Saturday, December 1, 2018, as the parade steps off promptly at 8:30AM at the corner of North 1st Ave & Brandon Street!

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Dates: 
10/27/2018 - 5:00pm

October 27 Begins at 5:00pm

 
Dates: 
10/24/2018 - 10:00am

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
10am – 11:30am
Cost: $10 one adult + one child / $7 each additional person

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Dates: 
11/23/2018 - 10:00am

On Friday, November 23, the Loveless Cafe will be hosting its annual Family Friday event where families and children of all ages can kick off the holiday season with festive face painting, free photos with Santa & Mrs.

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Dates: 
11/04/2018 - 2:00pm

Sunday November 4th from 2 PM - 4 PM

 
Dates: 
10/27/2018 - 10:00am

Saturday, October 27, 2018
10am - 2pm
Cost: $12/person (children 2 and under are free)

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Dates: 
11/08/2018 (All day)

Nashville Design Week is a week-long, city-wide series of interdisciplinary programs and events to unite the design community, promote collaboration and idea sharing, engage the public, and elevate the impact of Nashville’s design economy.

 
Dates: 
12/08/2018 - 11:00am

Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 11:00am

Neighborhood:
--Mt Juliet East of Nashville
Business Location:
Mt Juliet Christmas Parade
Mt Juliet Road
37122 Mt Juliet , TN

 
Dates: 
11/10/2018 (All day)

November 10, 2018
Nolensville is proud to host an amazing Veteran's Day Parade each November celebrating our Men and Women of the US Military. Please join us in showing our hometown support!

 
Dates: 
10/31/2018 - 10:00am

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
10am – 11:30am
Cost: $10 one adult + one child / $7 each additional person

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Dates: 
12/01/2018 - 5:00pm

Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 5 PM – 7 PM Clarksville Christmas Parade, a night-time, lighted Christmas parade - a Must See for Kids & Families in middle Tennessee.

 
Dates: 
11/07/2018 - 10:00am

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
10am – 11:30am
Cost: $10 one adult + one child / $7 each additional person

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Dates: 
12/08/2018 - 1:00pm

Merry Mansker's Christmas Week offers a week of fun-filled activities December 3-8.

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Dates: 
11/17/2018 (All day)

November 17, 2018 — January 21, 2019

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Dates: 
12/09/2018 - 2:00pm

The 2018 Murfreesboro Christmas Parade will be at 2:00pm on Sunday, December 9,2018.

 
Dates: 
11/10/2018 - 10:00am

Saturday, November 10, 2018
10:00am – 1:00pm
Cost: $30 Family of 4; $15 Adult + Child; $10 add’l persons

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Dates: 
12/02/2018 - 2:00pm

44th Annual Smyrna Christmas Parade is Sunday, December 2nd at 2:00pm

 
Dates: 
12/03/2018 - 7:00pm

Always the first Monday in December enjoy the Columbia Main Street Christmas Parade.

 
Dates: 
12/08/2018 - 10:00am

Saturday, December 8, 2018
10:00am
Cost: $8/hiker

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Dates: 
10/31/2018 - 6:00pm

We're capping off October's "Get Spooky" theme with a Halloween celebration like no other in Nashville!

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Dates: 
12/01/2018 - 3:30pm

Saturday, December 1, 2018 4PM The City of Goodlettsville invites you to kick off the holiday season with the annual Christmas Parade (This year's theme is:Candy Cane Lane) the Parade on Main Street will begin at 4:00pm.

 
Dates: 
10/28/2018 - 11:00am

This family-friendly special event includes the rides you love at Holiday World, lots of fun seasonal activities, plus a huge new walk through adventure in 2018.

 
Dates: 
12/08/2018 - 4:00pm

Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM
2018's Festival of Lights Parade Starting at Westwood Elementary.

 
Dates: 
12/08/2018 - 2:00pm

Join us for the 34rd Annual Donelson Hermitage Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 8, 2018 2:00 p.m.

 
Dates: 
11/13/2018 - 7:30pm

Nov 13 - 18, 2018 Irving Berlin's White Christmas

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Dates: 
12/02/2018 - 2:00pm

Sunday, December 2, 2018 2 PM
This year’s theme is “RUN RUN RUDOLPH”
Grand Marshal: Governor, Mike Huckabee

 
Dates: 
11/30/2018 - 6:00pm

Join Mayor for the Nashville Christmas Tree Lighting and festive holiday fun including live music and fun for the entire family. At Nashville's Public Square Park - 1 Public Sq Nashville Tennessee

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Dates: 
11/18/2018 - 5:00pm

November 18 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

 
Dates: 
12/08/2018 - 12:00pm

Saturday, December 8, 2018 at noon Gallatin Christmas Parade A Tennessee Christmas" is a must see event each year. The parade route travels through Downtown Gallatin. For more information call the Chamber of Commerce (615) 452-4000.

 
Dates: 
12/08/2018 (All day)

DECEMBER 8 - 9, 2018

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Dates: 
12/01/2018 - 3:00pm

Portland Christmas Parade Saturday Dec 1st, 2018.

 
Dates: 
12/08/2018 (All day)

Franklin’s Main Street and its beautiful Victorian architecture will be decked out for the holiday season.

 
Dates: 
11/09/2018 - 7:30pm

Nickelodeon’s Double Dare Live at TPAC - Andrew Jackson Hall

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Dates: 
10/27/2018 - 10:00am

Annual ghost story festival, Haunted Museum, Saturday, October 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It is a FREE event with lots of surprises!

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Dates: 
10/27/2018 - 4:00pm

Saturday October 27, 2018
Friends of Two Rivers Mansion invites you to join us for our Annual Halloween at the Mansion. Admission is Free!

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Dates: 
11/02/2018 (All day)

November 2-11, 2018

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Dates: 
12/06/2018 - 7:00pm

Marvel Universe LIVE! at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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Dates: 
11/30/2018 (All day)

Nov 30-Dec 16, 2018

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Dates: 
11/09/2018 (All day)
Friday - Sunday November 9, 2018 - December 9, 2018 || Daily December 14, 2018 - January 1, 2019 Make magical memories this holiday season with the Dr. Seuss classic How The Grinch Stole Christmas! at Gaylord Opryland Resort!
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Dates: 
10/24/2018 - 5:30pm

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2018 5:30 PM 8:30 PM

 
Dates: 
11/03/2018 - 8:30am

Join us for the Inaugural MudnBuds on the St. Edward School grounds! This fun mudder benefits the

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Dates: 
10/27/2018 - 10:00am

The Heritage Foundation’s 35th Annual Pumpkinfest, Presented by Jackson is Middle Tennessee’s largest family fall festival returning this year on October 27, 2018!

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Dates: 
10/27/2018 (All day)

Saturday, October 27th, from 1-3 pm at Moss-Wright Park

The event will consist of a DJ, fun games, a costume contest, storytelling, and treats from local businesses and organizations. This is a family friendly event.

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Dates: 
10/27/2018 - 1:00pm

Halloween In the Park will take place on Saturday, October 27th, from 1-3 pm at Moss-Wright Park.

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Dates: 
12/16/2018 - 2:30pm

The Rock and Roll Playhouse is a weekly family concert series providing kids and parents a place to inspire creativity through music across the country at venues such as Brooklyn Bowl, Garcia’s at The Capitol Theatre, Thalia Hall, Ardmore Music Ha

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Dates: 
10/27/2018 - 5:00pm

Artistic Elements Dance Complex is hosting a Hip-Hop Halloween Party (and Parents' Night Out!) on Saturday, October 27th from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. for kids ages 5 & up!

 
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