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, August 20, 2022

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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Monday, August 15, 2022

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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Monday, August 15, 2022

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, August 18, 2022

Every Thursday | 6 - 9 PM

Join the fun at Rivergate Skate Rink every Thursday night is Family Night.

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Monday, August 15, 2022

Retro Arcade '
Play all day for a flat rate.

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022

$2 Tuesdays
Bring the family out on Tuesday and bowl $2 games all day.

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Monday, August 15, 2022

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

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Monday, August 15, 2022

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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Friday, August 19, 2022

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Saturday, August 20, 2022

Racing Saturdays from March - November

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Saturday, August 20, 2022

Join us for free live jazz and bluegrass bands every Saturday and Sunday – starting in April and continuing through November.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Wednesday - Saturday

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Thursday, August 18, 2022

Join us as we celebrate 5 years of the Goodlettsville Farmer's Market this 2022 season!

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Monday, August 15, 2022

7 Day a Week

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Thursday, August 18, 2022

Thursday May 5 thru October 6, 2022 from 3:00-7:00

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Friday, August 19, 2022

Get ready to experience our exciting courses in a cool and alternative way! Our evening Glow in the Park events allow you to zipline through trees lit up by glow attire, colored lights, music and more!

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Friday, August 19, 2022

Friday night climbs now come with a campfire! Join us for Firepit Fridays and get cozy by the fire after your climb!

Firepit Friday tickets include up to 2 hours of climbing and a 30 minute safety briefing.

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Sunday, August 14, 2022

Can't make it to the NSC games?
Watch all the games and cheer with other fans at 55 South!
*55 South is an official pub partner of the Nashville Soccer Club.

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Thursday, August 18, 2022

August 18 - September 18, 2022
The tradition of “Shakespeare in the Park” will return to the Yard at oneC1TY this summer.

Outdoors in The Yard
8 City Blvd, Nashville 37209

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Thursday, August 18, 2022
August 18 - 27, 2022
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Saturday, August 20, 2022

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

Sleight-of-Hand Mysteries + Interactive Illusions = 100% Fun!

It is intimate. Only 30 tickets available per performance!

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Sunday, August 21, 2022

Jazz on the Cumberland 2022

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Sunday, August 21, 2022

Can't make it to the NSC games?
Watch all the games and cheer with other fans at 55 South!
*55 South is an official pub partner of the Nashville Soccer Club.
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55 South
7031 Executive Center Dr. Ste 101

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Thursday, August 25, 2022

August 25 - August 27, 2022

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Friday, August 26, 2022

Celebrate National Dog Day with a free event that will include an NHA puppy play pen with a group of puppies to play with, love on and hold; live music; shopping from local pet vendors; and specialty cocktails and dog swag from beverage partner Ti

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Friday, August 26, 2022

Dog and dog lovers are invited to celebrate National Dog Day! Pack the Hathorne patio and enjoy drink specials from Beverage Director Hayley Teague, courtesy of Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery.

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Saturday, August 27, 2022

Learn the basics of mushroom cultivation for edible oyster mushrooms. We will cover growth medium selection, timing, spore selection, inoculation methods, harvesting, and storage of the mushrooms.

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Saturday, August 27, 2022

Can't make it to the NSC games?
Watch all the games and cheer with other fans at 55 South!
*55 South is an official pub partner of the Nashville Soccer Club.

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Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Can't make it to the NSC games?
Watch all the games and cheer with other fans at 55 South!
*55 South is an official pub partner of the Nashville Soccer Club.

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Saturday, September 3, 2022

Live on the Green in back! Labor Day Weekend 2021.

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Saturday, September 3, 2022

This is the first annual fundraiser 5k/walk for Care for Wild Rhino Sanctuary NPC, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Run for Rhinos is a race to bring awareness and funds for the critically endangered rhinoceros in Africa.

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Friday, September 9, 2022

Sept. 9-10, 2022

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Saturday, September 10, 2022

September 10th - 11th, 2022
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 10, 2022

Chukkers for Charity returns on Saturday, Sept. 10 for the 26th annual polo match held at Riverview Farm in Franklin, Tenn. benefiting Rochelle Center and Saddle Up!

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Saturday, September 10, 2022

Chukkers for Charity returns on Saturday, Sept. 10 for the 26th annual polo match held at Riverview Farm in Franklin, Tenn. benefiting Rochelle Center and Saddle Up!

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Saturday, September 10, 2022

We’re partnering with our friends at The Nature Conservancy for an exciting day celebrating our favorite nocturnal flying mammal, bats.

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Please join us for a special evening on September 14 at Amy Grant's Farm in Franklin, TN. This year’s line-up of award-winning performers includes Amy Grant, Don Schlitz, Natalie Hemby, and Barry Dean.

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Friday, September 16, 2022

September 16 – 25, 2022

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Saturday, September 17, 2022

September 17, 2022
The annual La Vergne Old Timers’ Festival is an amazing blend of mixing old traditions with new ones. There are also new crafts for sale from local and regional vendors.

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Saturday, September 17, 2022

Come join in this family-friendly day of competition and appreciation as Middle Tennessee Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Emergency Services workers converge on Hartsville, TN.

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Saturday, September 17, 2022

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

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Saturday, September 17, 2022

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

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Saturday, September 17, 2022

The Cumberland River Compact's annual Cumberland River Dragon Boat Festival is BACK! Let the races commence on September 17th for the 14th year of this beloved river tradition.

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Saturday, September 17, 2022

September 17, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Pro Late Models (50,50), Super Trucks, Limited Late Models, Street Stocks, Pure Stocks, Front Runners, Legends, Bandoleros

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

September 20 - 24, 2022

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Saturday, September 24, 2022

There are not many nights you can step outside and hear 30+ years o f American musical history all in one performance. Thom Schuyler, Tony Arata, J. Fred Knobloch, and Jelly Roll Johnson bring you that kind of night.

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Saturday, October 1, 2022

Celebrating our 13th year in 2022, the National Banana Pudding Festival celebrates the ultimate Southern Treat: Banana Pudding.

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Saturday, October 1, 2022

The Cumberland River Compact's annual Cumberland River Dragon Boat Festival is BACK! Let the races commence on October 1st for the 14th year of this beloved river tradition.

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Sunday, October 2, 2022

Join Shop Black City Tour to celebrate Nashville's local Black-owned businesses! Shop Black Nashville will host 50+ local Black-owned businesses at Hadley Park, including food trucks, a DJ, and vendors of all types.

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Saturday, October 8, 2022

October 8, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Big Machine Vodka Spiked Coolers Super Truck Championship
Pro Late Models (100), Super Trucks, Limited Late Models, Street Stocks, Pure Stocks, Front Runners, Legends, Bandoleros

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Friday, October 14, 2022

The Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word is among the oldest literary festivals in the country, annually welcoming approximately 200 authors and 25,000 visitors each October.

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Friday, October 28, 2022

October 28, 29, 30, 2022
October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Championship Friday – Quarter Mile Special
Limited Late Models, Street Stocks, Pure Stocks, Front Runners, Legends, Bandoleros

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Saturday, October 29, 2022

The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County’s Pumpkinfest is Middle Tennessee’s largest family fall festival that returns on Saturday, October 29, 2022.

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Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is on a journey to Nashville at last!

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Friday, November 11, 2022

November 11 at 11am, at Veterans Memorial Park in La Vergne Tennessee. We honor all that have served our great country. The Parks Department will be offering commemorative flags that can be purchased for $10.00.

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Friday, December 2, 2022

December 2 - 18, 2022

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Saturday, December 10, 2022

December 10, 2022 at 8:00 PM CST

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Monday, December 12, 2022

December 12 - 15, 17-18, 20-21, 2022
One of Music City’s most treasured traditions will return with Amy Grant and Vince Gill’s beloved “Christmas at the Ryman’ residency.

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Wednesday, December 21, 2022
December 21 , 2022 – January 1, 2023
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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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Friday, March 3, 2023

March 3 – March 5, 2023

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Friday, March 24, 2023

March 24 – April 2, 2023

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Friday, May 12, 2023

May 12 – 22, 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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