Upcoming Outdoor Events in Nashville Tennessee

Nashville Events being held Outdoors

One of the great things about living in Nashville is the weather. Our city fathers have seen fit to help us take full advantage of our temperate climate by holding outdoor concerts darn near every weekend of the spring,summer and fall. We have the downtown areas roped off so music stages, food vendors and pedestrians rule the road. Walk all over downtown Nashville and see stage after stage of great musicians. There is something special about holding an event outdoors, the sun, the breeze, and fresh air. Most outdoor events are Pet friendly but check with the events website to be sure. Any music events in Centennial Park will let you bring your favorite fuzzy friends. Riverfront Park events no way... Have a blast enjoying the Best Outdoor Events in Nashville.

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,

large crowd of people at Centennial Park in Nashville Tennessee

Outdoor Events

We are so lucky to have so many outdoor spaces for events, from downtown Riverfront to Centennial Park there are always events happening here. The hardest part is to decide between the events. Enjoy!

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Upcoming Outdoor Events

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Dates: Ongoing

June 13-20 Fireworks on June 16
June 28 - July 3rd fireworks on July 3rd
July 7-9 Fireworks on July 7
July 25- August 1 Fireworks on July 28
August 11-14 Fireworks on August 11
August 19 - 22
August 24- 31 Fireworks on August 25 & August 31

Dates: Ongoing

The Nashville Zoo is open 7 days a week hours are from 9 AM to 6 PM until October 14th. This is the perfect family friendly activity that is sure to please the entire family. Consider purchasing a membership for your family. We have many exciting events daily at the Nashville Zoo.

Dates: Ongoing

Lucky Ladd Farms is an AG-venture Fun Park:
Enjoy nearly acres of amusements throughout the Farm featuring interactive exhibits and creative farm themed playgrounds for children and adults alike. Plan to spend the day for unlimited play!

Dates: Ongoing

Starting Friday July 21 we are hosting Local Food Trucks at Cool Springs Wines & Spirits along with our In Store Liquor Wine & Beer/CraftBeer Tastings. 21 & Over always welcomed for the store tastings. Need a bite or two with your Wine & Spirits purchases?

Dates: Tue, Jul 25, 2017


Dates: Tue, Jul 25, 2017

Nashville Nights is like spending a week in Nashville in one dynamic hour of entertainment. Your journey begins with traditional songs from the roots of country music.

Dates: Wed, Jul 26, 2017

These laid-back, family-friendly fundraisers feature Middle Tennessee’s finest bluegrass music under the light of a full moon. Musicians and music lovers alike are invited to enjoy this beloved Nashville tradition.

Dates: Thu, Jul 27, 2017

From 4 to 10 PM every Thursday plan on enjoying live jazz music, dancing with Metro Parks Dance, 1930s lawn games, cash bars with signature cocktails by Pour Taste and fashion pop ups from Nashville Fashion Alliance members. Entry is included with membership or general admission.

Dates: Fri, Jul 28, 2017

Foreigner W/ Cheap Trick And Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience

Dates: Fri, Jul 28, 2017

Join us for Red, White & Zoo, our third annual wine tasting event. Experience the Zoo’s exotic habitats while enjoying wine from around the world. This is an adults-only evening fundraiser, guests under age 21 are not permitted.

Dates: Sat, Jul 29, 2017

Join us on the water for The Music City SUP and Kayak Race on Percy Priest Lake! This race is a community paddling event produced by a number of local paddling outfitters.

Dates: Sat, Jul 29, 2017

Two of the best soccer clubs in the world, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur, will play in Music City this summer for the International Champions Cup presented by Heineken. Both teams are in the top of the renowned English Premier League.

Dates: Sat, Jul 29, 2017

The Nolensville Farmer's Market is open every Saturday starting May 6, 2017 until October 28, 2017 from 8am-12pm at the Historic Nolensville School-7248 Nolensville Rd.

Dates: Sat, Jul 29, 2017

Arrington Vineyards hosts Music in the Vines every year from April through November every Saturday and Sunday. Saturdays from 4pm to 8pm | Sunday from 2pm to 6pmThese events are free! Come out and enjoy the vineyard grounds with family and friends.

Dates: Sat, Jul 29, 2017

Arrington Vineyards hosts Music in the Vines every year from April through November every Saturday and Sunday. Saturdays from 4pm to 8pm | Sunday from 2pm to 6pm These events are free! Come out and enjoy the vineyard grounds with family and friends.

Dates: Sat, Jul 29, 2017

Spend Saturday Night dancing (or listening) to live big band music played by some of Nashville's finest musicians. Bring a lawn chair and a blanket.


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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.