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,

little girl playing at Lucky Ladd Farms

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.

Nashville's Best Kid and Family Activities

Upcoming Kid Forcused Events

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Dates: Tue, Jan 16, 2018 to Tue, Mar 06, 2018

SPACE club has the kids launching rockets, building an eggstronaut re-entry craft and learning about life on a spaceship. We will investigate planetary orbits, gravity and interstellar bodies and make a comet.

Dates: Sat, Jan 20, 2018

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

Dates: Sat, Jan 20, 2018

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: Sat, Jan 27, 2018

The Original Harlem Globetrotters are preparing for their action-packed 2018 World Tour against the Washington Generals!

Dates: Sat, Jan 27, 2018
The Zoo Run Run takes place on Nashville Zoo’s property and leads participants throughout the park and on the back of the property, winding through some undeveloped areas as well as public pathways. Be aware that several areas are gravel roads, dirt trails or otherwise unpaved paths.

Dates: Sat, Feb 10, 2018 to Sat, Jul 06, 2019

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!

Dates: Sat, Feb 10, 2018

Enjoy Music & Magic: A Sensory Friendly Concert with the Nashville Symphonyat the Schermerhorn

Dates: Sat, Feb 10, 2018

Enjoy Music & Magic with the Nashville Symphonyat the Schermerhorn

Dates: Sat, Feb 17, 2018

Join the movement that's taken over the racing world. Hot Chocolate 15k/5k is headed to Nashville on February 17, 2018! Start and finish in Bicentennial Mall State Park amongst Nashville's biggest chocolate aficionados.

Dates: Sat, Feb 17, 2018

Vanderbilt Cheerleading and Dance Team are hosting their annual Game Day Experience on February 17th at 9am. Participants (K-6) will learn cheers, dances and cheer technique to put together a routine to perform at halftime during the Men's Basketball versus Florida game.

Dates: Thu, Mar 01, 2018 to Sun, Mar 18, 2018

Adapted for the stage by Julie Jensen
Based on the book MOCKINGBIRD by Kathryn Erskine
National Book Award Winner

March 1 - 18, 2018

Dates: Thu, Mar 15, 2018

Enjoy Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ In Concertat the Schermerhorn

Dates: Fri, Mar 30, 2018 to Sun, Oct 28, 2018

Families love this award-winning 60-acre farm park for its over 75+ inventive attractions that appeal to all ages, acres of playgrounds, exciting hands-on animal encounters, pony rides, nature trails, wagon rides, splash pad, educational exhibits and more to fill your day with good old-fashioned

Dates: Fri, Mar 30, 2018 to Sat, Mar 31, 2018

It’s one of the most Egg-citing events of the year! Join the Easter Bunny, as he gets things hopping around Lucky Ladd Farms – Tennessee’s largest petting farm, with our annual Easter Festival and Egg Hunt.

Dates: Fri, Mar 30, 2018 to Sat, Mar 31, 2018

Put some spring in your step and magic in your child's Easter holiday during our breakfast with the Easter Bunny.

Dates: Thu, Apr 12, 2018 to Sun, May 13, 2018

Dragons Love Tacos
by Ernie Nolan
Based on the book by Adam Rubin

April 12 - May 13, 2018

Dates: Sat, Apr 14, 2018

The Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival is a family-friendly celebration of spring and Japanese culture on the front lawn of the Metro Courthouse at Nashville Public Square. Admission is free. The festival will begin at 9 a.m. with the Cherry Blossom Walk, hosted by Sister Cities of Nashville.

Dates: Sat, Apr 21, 2018

Nashville’s Earth Day Festival April 21, 2018
Centennial Park
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Nashville’s Earth Day Festival is a free, family friendly event with live entertainment through out the day celebrated each year in April.

Dates: Sat, Apr 21, 2018

Enjoy Schoolhouse Rock! with the Nashville Symphonyat the Schermerhorn

Dates: Sat, May 05, 2018

Nashville’s Downtown Derby Bed Race is a competition where teams build and decorate their own “beds” to race up 5th Avenue to Bridgestone Plaza all in support of cancer research. Teams that raise the most money can earn “head starts” on race day.

Dates: Thu, May 17, 2018 to Sat, May 19, 2018

Pull on your boots and dust off your hat! The 64th annual Franklin Rodeo, presented by the Franklin Noon Rotary Club, stampedes into the Williamson County Ag Center May 17-19, 2018 at 7 pm each night. Founded in 1949, the Franklin Rodeo brings over 18,000 screaming fans year after year.

Dates: Thu, May 24, 2018

Enjoy Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ In Concertat the Schermerhorn

Dates: Sat, Jun 02, 2018

Get your hard hats on and gear ready for big time construction fun at Tennessee’s largest petting farm – Lucky Ladd Farms. Where else can kids get to operate real heavy equipment at a special site set up just for them!

Dates: Mon, Jun 11, 2018 to Fri, Jun 15, 2018

Campers will grow, learn and play through feeding and caring for farm animals, gardening, cooking, gathering eggs, making butter, exploring the wilderness and doing creative nature-themed crafts.

Dates: Sat, Jun 30, 2018

Come on out to Lucky Ladd Farms - Tennessee’s largest petting farm for some summertime family fun at the farm’s 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: Thu, Jul 05, 2018

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

Dates: Sat, Aug 18, 2018

Late summer brings super sweet fun for all at Lucky Ladd Farms Sweet Corn Festival! We’ll be serving up everybody’s seasonal favorite – fresh roasted sweet corn on the cob dripping with warm butter and covered in your favorite flavored seasoning for only $2.99 plus tax.

Dates: Wed, Sep 19, 2018 to Sun, Oct 28, 2018

The mind-bending corn maze will keep you guessing at every turn and getting lost is part of the fun at this popular fall attraction at Lucky Ladd Farms – Tennessee’s largest petting farm.

Dates: Sat, Sep 22, 2018 to Sun, Oct 28, 2018

Visit the Pumpkin Patch at Tennessee’s largest petting farm and pick the perfect pumpkin – Tennessee’s favorite fall family tradition!

Dates: Sun, Sep 30, 2018

Middle Tennessee area Scouts and their families are invited to join us, Sunday, September 30, for our Ninth Annual Scouts AG Day at Lucky Ladd Farms.

Dates: Thu, Nov 15, 2018 to Sat, Dec 29, 2018

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

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