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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Sunday, October 17, 2021

Having fun while learning. It is the key ingredient!

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Thursday, September 23, 2021

Times: April-September/8:00pm October-March/7:00pm

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Thursday, September 23, 2021

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

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Thursday, October 7, 2021

For the past 28 years, in January, The Bluebird Cafe and a host of songwriters, have helped raise funds for Alive Hospice.

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Thursday, October 7, 2021

*This series will stream live via StageIt.com*
Join us for Alive’s 28th annual fundraiser with The Bluebird Cafe!
Streaming live every Thursday in January from The Bluebird Cafe.

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Thursday, October 7, 2021

*This series will stream live via StageIt.com*
Join us for Alive’s 28th annual fundraiser with The Bluebird Cafe!
Streaming live every Thursday in January from The Bluebird Cafe.

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Thursday, September 23, 2021

Digital Worlds VR Arcade offers Tennessee the best experience for Virtual Reality in the Franklin, TN area. Perfect for Birthday Parties, Date Nights, Bachelor Parties, & Corporate Events.

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Thursday, September 23, 2021

Beginning in May, join us on Thursday nights for live music and programming combining art and nature! Grab a drink from one of our bar stations and stroll through the Ann & Monroe Carell Jr.

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Saturday, September 25, 2021

Cruise into Gateway Classic Cars with your collectible car or daily driver to share with the car community. All makes and models are welcomed! Indulge in coffee and donuts, while supplies last.

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Saturday, September 25, 2021

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, September 23, 2021

The Parthenon and Centennial Park Conservancy are honored to present Lynn Goldsmith: The Looking Glass, a groundbreaking photography exhibit in which photographer Lynn Goldsmith highlights the psychological relationship between what we see and wha

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Thursday, September 23, 2021

Thursday May 6 thru October 7 from 3:00-7:00

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Saturday, September 25, 2021

Racing Saturdays from March - November

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Friday, October 8, 2021

Green flag racing in Nashville at the Speedway. Mark your calendars and get the kids ear plugs because this is one LOUD and FUN event!
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Sunday, October 17, 2021

5;30pm-8:00pm

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Thursday, September 23, 2021

Musicians Corner hosts events on Thursdays and Fridays in September.

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Thursday, September 23, 2021

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, September 23, 2021

September 18, 2021 – October 31, 2021

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Thursday, September 23, 2021

The Haunted Hearse Tour allows you to sit back and relax (if you can) in our 10-passenger converted Hearse and enjoy a 60-minute riding tour of some of Nashville’s most haunted buildings.

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Friday, September 24, 2021

September 24th – October 30th, 2021 Deadland Haunted Woods with an ALL NEW Crypt and new updates throughout!

Deadland Haunted Woods is more than a “Haunted House” – it’s a full fledged SCREAM PARK!

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Saturday, September 25, 2021

September 25 - 26, 2021
Great fun and educational for the entire family. Native American Food, Arts and Crafts. Competition Pow Wow, Music and Dancing. Intertribal Dancing. Tickets are cash only at the gate.

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Saturday, September 25, 2021

September 25 & 26, 2021 Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival is a two-day event in Franklin, Tennessee. Musicians play on six stages set to the backdrop of the Park at Harlinsdale.

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Saturday, September 25, 2021

Saturday & Sunday September 25-26, 2021

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Saturday, September 25, 2021

Saturday & Sundays | Opening Day: September 25, 2021 | Hours:10 to 9 pm on Saturday; Sunday noon to 8 pm
FIDDLE DEE FUN !

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Saturday, September 25, 2021

September 25th - October 31st
Over 50 attractions are included - Corn Maze, Hay ride, Jumping Pillows, Tree House Village, Nature Trail, Hunter’s Challenge Course, Pumpkin Train, Ball Zone, Carousel - just to name a few!

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Saturday, September 25, 2021

Join us for our first recital! Our amazing dancers are ready to show off their incredible skills and we can't wait to see them light up the stage.

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Sunday, September 26, 2021

Smashin Crab is excited to launch its inaugural, one-day FREE music festival featuring some of the middle Tennessee area’s best musicians.

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Thursday, September 30, 2021

Celebrate 70 years of the Loveless Cafe at our 70th Birthday Bash with free food and activities and live music! Join us in your best 50s retro attire to celebrate the legacy of the Loveless Cafe. The event will consist of:

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Saturday, October 2, 2021

Celebrating their 12th year in 2021, the National Banana Pudding Festival celebrates the ultimate Southern Treat: Banana Pudding.

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Saturday, October 2, 2021

Sat, October 2, 2021 7 AM
Purity Dairy Presents a Running/Walking Event that is Fun for the Entire Family...The 21st Annual Moosic City DairyPure Dash!

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Saturday, October 2, 2021

Bring your canine companions out to oneC1TY for an afternoon of dog-centric activities and local pet vendors, food trucks, craft cocktails and more.

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Sunday, October 3, 2021

Sunday, October 3, 2021 | 10AM - 5PM

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Friday, October 8, 2021

October 8-10, 2021

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Saturday, October 9, 2021

Saturday, October 9th 2021

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Saturday, October 9, 2021

Join us for the 2021 Nashville Predators Fangtastic 5K presented by Planet Fitness. We’re celebrating the start of a new season with a 3.1 mile race around downtown Nashville.

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Saturday, October 9, 2021

We encourage all, young and old, to join us on October 9th for this full day of fall farm festivities and good music.

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Saturday, October 9, 2021

Saturday, October 9, 2021
Nashville Babypalooza Baby Expo
Cool Springs Galleria
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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Saturday, October 9, 2021

October 9, 2021 10AM-1PM

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Saturday, October 9, 2021

Interested in some spooky fun for the whole family? ???

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Friday, October 15, 2021

Friday & Saturday Oct 15-16 & 22-23, 2021

Real stories told in a real place!
But the question is... are the ghosts real?
COME TO ONE OF OUR GHOST TOURS AND FIND OUT FOR YOURSELF!

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Friday, October 15, 2021

October 15 - 17, 2021 | October 19 - 24, 2021 | October 26 - 30, 2021

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Saturday, October 16, 2021

The 2021 GOODfest and Fall Market will be held on Saturday, October 16 from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm outdoors at Moss-Wright Park. The public is invited to this FREE event located at 745 Caldwell Drive.

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Sunday, October 17, 2021

October 17, 2021, at 2:00 p.m.

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Friday, October 22, 2021

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Saturday, October 23, 2021

Bring your favorite four-legged friend to Cheekwood for our annual Halloween Pooch Parade!

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Saturday, October 23, 2021

The Tennessee Chapter is thrilled to kick-off the 2021 Walk to Defeat ALS! The Walk is the perfect opportunity to channel the love and energies of family, friends, and colleagues who are committed to helping us find a cure.

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Saturday, October 23, 2021

Calling all costumed canines! Join the Pooch Parade and you might just trot away a winner. Whether your dog is ‘paw’sitively frightening or ear-scratchingly adorable, we love to see them all.

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Saturday, October 23, 2021

Saturday, October 23, 2021 11am-3pm
FREE admission: Costume Contests, Hay Rides, Petting Zoo, Inflatables, Vendor Booths, and LOTS OF FREE CANDY!!!!

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Saturday, October 23, 2021

Thousands of children are expected to follow a candy trail on Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park in La Vergne.

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Saturday, October 23, 2021

Saturday, October 23, 2021 | 1 - 3 PM

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Saturday, October 23, 2021

Visitors of all ages are invited to step back in time and take a night tour through the grounds of the Bowen Plantation Home and Historic Mansker's Station.

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Thursday, October 28, 2021

October 28 - 31, 2021 at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

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Saturday, October 30, 2021

October 30, 2021 – October 31, 2021

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Saturday, October 30, 2021

Saturday, October 30, 2021

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Saturday, October 30, 2021

October 30, 2021

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Saturday, October 30, 2021

October 30, 2021 – October 31, 2021

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Saturday, October 30, 2021

The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County’s 36th Annual Pumpkinfest is Middle Tennessee’s largest family fall festival, returning this year on Saturday, October 30, 2021.

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Thursday, November 4, 2021

Nov 4 – Nov 13, 2021

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Thursday, November 11, 2021

Saturday, December 11 - Sunday, December 12, 2021

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Friday, November 12, 2021

Nov 12, 2021--Jan 2, 2022

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021

March 24-28, 2020 Produced by NSAI, the world's largest all-songwriter festival features both seasoned pros and fresh faces performing their past, present and future hits each night in some of Music City’s best listening rooms.

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Saturday, November 20, 2021

Saturdays Nov 20 - Dec 18, 2021

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Saturday, November 20, 2021

A healthy, family friendly day out.

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Saturday, November 20, 2021

A healthy, family friendly day out.

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Saturday, November 20, 2021

November 20, 2021 – January 09, 2022

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Saturday, November 20, 2021

Enjoy an afternoon of free, family-friendly holiday festivities at the Franklin Makers Market Holiday Market!

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Saturday, November 27, 2021

November 27 - December 24, 2021
Your Nashville Holiday tradition is back. The season seems to be missing something if your family does not book tickets to see the Nashville Ballet present The Nutcracker!

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Thursday, December 2, 2021

December 2-19, 2021

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Monday, December 13, 2021

December 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 21 & 22, 2021

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Wednesday, December 15, 2021

December 15 - 24, 2021

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Thursday, December 16, 2021

December 16-22, 2021

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Saturday, December 18, 2021

Show me Snakes presents the Show Me Reptile & Exotics Show.

Join the adventure with us!

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Friday, December 31, 2021

Ring in the New Year in Music City with a FREE concert anchored by headliners Dierks Bentley, Zac Brown Band, and Dan + Shay at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.

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Monday, January 3, 2022

Jan. 3-9, 2022 U.S. champions will be crowned in ladies, men’s, pairs and ice dance at the championship and junior levels of the U.S. Figure Skating competitive structure. The U.S.

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Thursday, March 24, 2022

March 24-27, 2022

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Friday, May 13, 2022

May 13-14, 2022
"Berry Sweet Traditions" - celebrating 76 years of the Middle Tennessee Strawberry Festival in Portland, TN!

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Saturday, May 14, 2022

May 14-21, 2022

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