Upcoming Family Friendly Events in Nashville

Mark your calendar and check out the best upcoming Family-friendly fun events that rock Nashville and middle Tennessee! Discover events packed full of family fun including Music, Food, Animals, Kid Activities, Sports, Events & much more all happening this week.

There are a number of ongoing events including indoor happenings for those rainy days when the kids need a fun activities. Check out all of the upcoming Family Events and our Kid and Family Guide for the best Family resources in Middle Tennessee.

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,

Upcoming Family Friendly Events

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Saturday, February 4, 2023

Every Saturday 11-11:45 AM
Kidsville at the Parthenon is a FREE weekly program that combines storytelling, educational activities, arts & crafts, musicians and special guests & more!

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Thursday, February 2, 2023

Tour Hours:
Monday thru Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Sunday from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Last tour begins at 3:30pm - Closed All Major Holidays

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Thursday, February 2, 2023

Open every day, year round, EXCEPT Thanksgiving day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

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Thursday, February 2, 2023

Adventure Science Center features nearly 200 hands-on exhibits focused on biology, physics, visual perception, listening, mind, air and space, energy and earth science.

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Saturday, February 25, 2023

Friday, Saturday, Sunday 4th Weekend of the Month

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Wednesday, March 1, 2023

3rd Weekend of December
Indoor/Outdoor Market
Merry & Bright

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Monday, February 6, 2023

The Monday Night Jazz series returns at their new home in North Nashville, The Local Distro, March 1. The series began in 2015 at The Loft at Ella Jeans and has been serving up hot jazz ever since.

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Thursday, February 2, 2023

THERE IS ALWAYS FUN TO BE HAD AT NASHVILLE ZOO.

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Thursday, February 2, 2023

Retro Arcade '
Play all day for a flat rate.

Check their Facebook page for Closed Dates which usually includes Major Holidays. Please check before you go.

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Saturday, February 4, 2023

Saturday, February 4 8:45am

ages 0-5 with a parent/adult

*Cost is $25

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Saturday, February 4, 2023

Invigorate Health Franklin- Cool Springs is joining forces with Parker Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research and Pancreatic Cancer Action Network to raise funds in order to further medical research, provide assistance to individuals/families i

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Saturday, February 4, 2023

Invigorate Health Franklin- Cool Springs is joining forces with Parker Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research and Pancreatic Cancer Action Network to raise funds in order to further medical research, provide assistance to individuals/families i

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Saturday, February 4, 2023

An Evening of Mysteries and Illusions with Magician Jason Michaels. As seen on Penn & Teller: Fool Us, Huckabee, TEDx & The New York Times.

Enjoy a Unique and Mysterious Evening with Nashville’s Premier Magician!

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Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Peg Leg Porker is ready to do all the heavy lifting for you this coming Super Bowl Sunday by offering some of their fan-favorite snack platters to go!

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Saturday, February 11, 2023

Every February, this national race series celebrates Community Options’ founding in 1989. Volunteers raise funds and awareness to support housing and employment for people with disabilities.

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Saturday, February 11, 2023

Nashville Black Market kicks back off this February for Black History Month at the Nashville Fairgrounds!

The Biggest Black History event in Nashville, you don't want to miss it!
Come celebrate black businesses and entrepreneurs!

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Sunday, February 12, 2023

Sunday, February 12 starting at 11 a.m., stop by The Nations for a Texas-meets-Nashville-style tailgating party for the Super Bowl with a drink special with all-day ½ priced beer buckets.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2023

THE OPRY ENGAGEMENT VALENTINE'S DAY PACKAGE
Create a truly once-in-a-lifetime Opry moment by having an on-stage Opry engagement! Get everything included a VIP Experience ticket:

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Thursday, March 2, 2023

The Nashville Lawn and Garden Show has inspired generations of gardeners and plant lovers with its live, indoor garden spaces.

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Friday, March 3, 2023

March 3 – March 5, 2023

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Saturday, March 4, 2023

Meharry American Student Dental Association (ASDA) will be hosting a free dental clinic, open to the public, on March 4, 2023. The free clinic will open at 7 A.M. and will continue until all patients are seen.

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Saturday, March 11, 2023

Join us at the 12th Annual Special Kids Race on March 11, 2023 as we #runforthekids

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Friday, March 24, 2023

March 24 – April 2, 2023

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Sunday, March 26, 2023

Select Dates see below
Sunday, March 26th Media Day
Friday, March 31st Open Practice
Saturday, April 1st Opening Night – 119 Years of Auto Racing (5:00 Start)

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Thursday, March 30, 2023

March 30 - April 2, 2023

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Thursday, March 30, 2023

March 30 - APRIL 2, 2023

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Thursday, April 6, 2023

The Nashville Home Show will have an outdoor living showroom, micro room village, virtual reality, and more!

Buy tickets early and save!

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Thursday, April 6, 2023

The Nashville Home Show will have an outdoor living showroom, micro room village, virtual reality, and more!

Buy tickets early and save!

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Friday, April 7, 2023

Put some spring in your step and magic in your child’s Easter holiday at our Breakfast with the Easter Bunny celebration.

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Friday, April 7, 2023

The Nashville Home Show will have an outdoor living showroom, micro room village, virtual reality, and more!

Buy tickets early and save!

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Friday, April 7, 2023

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 and fun park.

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Saturday, April 8, 2023

April 8, 2023

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Saturday, April 8, 2023

The Nashville Home Show will have an outdoor living showroom, micro room village, virtual reality, and more!

Buy tickets early and save!

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Saturday, April 8, 2023

Saturday, April 8th, 2023 at 11:00AM

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Saturday, April 8, 2023

Saturday, April 8th, 2023 at 03:00PM
Watertown's community celebration at Three Forks Park!

Easter Bunny - Egg Hunts - Bounce Houses - Cupcake Booth - Easter Punch - Easter Egg Art - Petting Zoo - Face Painting

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Saturday, April 15, 2023

Saturday, April 15, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CST

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Saturday, April 15, 2023

Saturday, April 15, 2023

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Saturday, April 22, 2023

April 22-23, 2023
Crafty Bastards Arts & Crafts Fair is an exhibition and sale of handmade alternative arts and crafts in Nashville

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Saturday, April 29, 2023

Join us for PanCAN PurpleStride 2023 on Saturday, April 29, 2023, in 60 events across the country!

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Saturday, April 29, 2023

Flights of fantasy soar as we've arranged a special meet and greet with our very own mystical unicorns. It's an enchanting day of fun and wonder as you explore all that Lucky Ladd Farms has to enjoy and lots of exciting memories to make.

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Friday, May 5, 2023

Festival Days: Saturdays and Sundays in May, plus Memorial Day | Hours: 10am - 6:00pm

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Friday, May 12, 2023

May 12 – 22, 2023

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Saturday, May 13, 2023

The Iroquois Steeplechase is a full day of racing at Percy Warner Park in Nashville, TN. The mission of the Iroquois Steeplechase is to manage and produce an annual world-class horse race that benefits Monroe Carell Jr.

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Thursday, May 18, 2023

May 18 - 20, 2023
The Franklin Noon Rotary Club brings bronc riding, bull riding, barrel racing, and roping to middle Tennessee every May. Family & Friends come together for fun times.

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Saturday, June 3, 2023

Get your hard hats on and gear up for some big-time fun with some oversized toys! A special construction site will be ready for exploration. Kids can climb on excavators, a bulldozer and lots of other farm and construction equipment.

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Thursday, June 8, 2023

CMA Fest June 8-11, 2023

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Saturday, June 10, 2023

JUNE 10TH - 11TH 2023

The Great Tennessee Air Show is scheduled for Saturday, June 10th and Sunday, June 11th, 2023. Gates open from 8:00am - 4:30pm.

The show will take place at Smyrna Airport in Smyrna, TN.

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Thursday, June 22, 2023

A must do...Lucky Ladd's Sunflower SPECTACULAR. Make selfies and cut magnificent flowers to take home.

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Saturday, July 1, 2023

Crawl on down to Lucky Ladd's - Tennessee’s largest petting farm and fun park for some summertime family fun at the annual Watermelon Festival and enjoy a FREE slice of refreshing watermelon.

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Saturday, July 22, 2023

Kids join us for fun in the sun as we celebrate “Back to School” with a “Splash Bash”. Kids can cool off on the inflatable water slides, splash pad and bubble blast pool and enjoy water balloon toss, outdoor games and more!

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Saturday, September 9, 2023

September 9 & 10, 2023
Live Celtic Bands • Athletic Events • Bagpipe Competition • Scottish Artisans and Food • Scotch Tastings • Kids Activities and so much more!

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Saturday, September 16, 2023

Pick the perfect pumpkin at Tennessee's largest petting farm and fun park – Lucky Ladd Farms.

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Saturday, September 16, 2023

Nashville, Franklin, Murfreesboro and beyond... it’s Middle Tennessee's favorite place to get lost.

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Friday, November 17, 2023

The Parker Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research is pleased to announce our Inaugural Purple Tie Gala. This year we will be hosting the Gala at the Hermitage Golf Course on November 17th, 2023 from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm.

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