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,

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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

E.g., 10/26/2021
E.g., 10/26/2021
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Sunday, November 14, 2021

Having fun while learning. It is the key ingredient!

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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

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

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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

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

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Thursday, November 4, 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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Friday, October 29, 2021

THE MUSICIANS ARE PERFORMING LIVE ON STAGE AGAIN!

We are excited to continue our live music program at the brewery taproom.

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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

With 55 acres of breathing room, Cheekwood serves as a refuge to rejuvenate the mind, body, and spirit in one of the greenest spaces in Nashville.

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Thursday, October 28, 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, October 30, 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, October 30, 2021

Racing Saturdays from March - November

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Wednesday, October 27, 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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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Teachers (all levels) and College Student Appreciation Day!  Flash your ID for BOGO Axe Throwing Admission! Buy 1, Get 1 FREE! 
We also have FREE Pool on Tuesdays and LOTS of Beverage Specials!

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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

September 18, 2021 – October 31, 2021

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Friday, October 29, 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, October 30, 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, October 30, 2021

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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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

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

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Thursday, October 28, 2021

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

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Thursday, October 28, 2021

Live from the Rooftop is an exclusive live music and wine tasting event taking place on Thursday, October 28th from 8:00pm to 9:30pm on the rooftop of the Kimpton Aertson Hotel.

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Saturday, October 30, 2021

October 30, 2021 – October 31, 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

West End Community Church's annual Fall Fest returns Saturday, October 30. This popular event, hosted by West End Kids, is FREE and open to all so invite a friend, come in costume, and bring a container for treats!

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Thursday, November 4, 2021

Nov 4 – Nov 13, 2021

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Saturday, November 6, 2021

Whiskey lovers, bundle up for an evening of live music, good food and exceptional spirits in beautiful Westhaven!

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Thursday, November 11, 2021

Saturday, December 11 - Sunday, December 12, 2021

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Thursday, November 11, 2021

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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Saturday, November 13, 2021

Hike for families experiencing homelessness!

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Saturday, November 13, 2021

The Parkinson’s Foundation is thrilled to return in person for its annual Moving Day Nashville, A Walk for Parkinson’s, at Centennial Park on November 13th.

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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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Friday, November 19, 2021

Nov 19 - Dec 25, 2021

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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, December 4, 2021

LaVergne Christmas Parade is December 4, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

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Saturday, December 11, 2021

Saturday, December 11th 2021 at 1:00 pm

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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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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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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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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.