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: Tue, Aug 21, 2018

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!

Dates: Tue, Aug 21, 2018

Open 9-5PM for Scenic Canoe Rides

Dates: Tue, Aug 21, 2018

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: Tue, Aug 21, 2018

June 2 – Sept. 3, 2018

Dates: Wed, Aug 22, 2018

Wednesday - Saturday | Closed on 4th of July

Dates: Sat, Aug 25, 2018 to Tue, Sep 18, 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, Aug 25, 2018

Enjoy a day filled with fun and fellowship, water slides and worship, roller coasters and rockin’ praise music. Headlining Rock the World 2018 is For King & Country.

Dates: Sat, Aug 25, 2018

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

Dates: Sun, Aug 26, 2018 to Sat, Aug 12, 2023

Having fun while learning. It is the key ingredient!
Young Marines is open to all youths ages 8 through 18 or completion of high school; whichever comes last. Membership requirements are - youth must be in good standing in school and no criminal history.

Dates: Sun, Aug 26, 2018

Nashville Ballet will hold open auditions for children to join the youth cast for Music City's most beloved holiday production, Nashville's Nutcracker. Additional audition dates are August 19 and September 9; it is only necessary to audition once.

Dates: Sun, Aug 26, 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: Wed, Aug 29, 2018

August 15th & 29th, September 12th & 26th

Ages: 8-12 years old
12:00 – 1:30pm
*Must attend all classes

Dates: Fri, Aug 31, 2018 to Mon, Sep 03, 2018

August 31 - September 3 Nashville Sounds vs Memphis.
August 31st includes FOX 17 News Friday Fireworks

Dates: Fri, Aug 31, 2018

August 31st- Zootopia

Zoovie Nights include games, inflatables, music, crafts and after-hour access to the carousel! When the sun goes down the evening’s feature film will play on a large inflatable screen, so pack a blanket and head to the Zoo!

Dates: Sat, Sep 01, 2018

Take a ride with Thomas, meet the railway controller Sir Topham Hatt, have fun in the Imagination Station, see authentic engines and enjoy tons of other activities in Nashville. Spend the day with Thomas the Train, Sir Topham Hatt and Much more. Thomas's best friend Percy! All Aboard!

Dates: Sat, Sep 01, 2018


Zzzoofari Slumber is an overnight camp session for families and escorted children. Recommended for kids ages 4 - 12 years old.

Dates: Sat, Sep 01, 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: Tue, Sep 04, 2018

Saw It On YouTube Science Club

Dates: Thu, Sep 06, 2018 to Sat, Sep 08, 2018

Sept 6-8, 2018

Dates: Thu, Sep 06, 2018

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

Each session lasts 4 weeks and brand new experiments will be introduced in each session. Come for one session or register for them all - and join us at any time!

Dates: Fri, Sep 07, 2018

The Tennessee State Fair proudly presents “The Heart of Tennessee,” its theme for the 2018 edition of this landmark event, which was inaugurated more than 150 years ago.


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