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, May 28, 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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Thursday, May 26, 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, May 23, 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, May 26, 2022

Every Thursday | 6 - 9 PM

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

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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Retro Arcade '
Play all day for a flat rate.

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Saturday, May 28, 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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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

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

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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

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

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Tuesday, May 24, 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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Wednesday, May 25, 2022

DinoTrek begins at a hidden entrance near the Zoo's Historic Grassmere Home and Farm and winds along a forest path where guests discover life-like prehistoric beasts that move, growl, hiss, roar, and even spit.

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Friday, May 27, 2022

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Saturday, May 28, 2022

Racing Saturdays from March - November

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Saturday, May 28, 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, May 25, 2022

Wednesday - Saturday

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Thursday, May 26, 2022

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

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Friday, May 27, 2022

MUSICIANS CORNER OVERVIEW

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Sunday, June 19, 2022

Jazz on the Cumberland 2022

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Saturday, May 28, 2022

May 7 - 30, 2022 | Saturday - Sunday & Memorial Day

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Monday, May 30, 2022

May 30, 2022
The Hendersonville Hometown Jam is a celebration of the City of Hendersonville and its musical heritage. A community-wide concert series for all ages featuring some of the best musicians in the music industry.

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Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Bunker Labs’ Veterans in Residence Showcase is a nationwide event spanning across 23 cities and 3 virtual cohorts, celebrating the 235 veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs launching their startups and businesses from our recent cohort.

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Thursday, June 2, 2022

The Michael W. Smith and Friends Clay Shoot to benefit Rocketown is scheduled for June 2, 2022 at the Nashville Gun Club. Team registrations are being accepted now.

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Thursday, June 2, 2022


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Saturday, June 4, 2022

Join us as we raise awareness and funds for hearing health and empower people to live well with hearing loss! Gather with a team and your community for a fun and inspiring Walk Day!

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Saturday, June 4, 2022

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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Saturday, June 4, 2022

June 4, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Pro Late Model 50, Modifieds of Mayhem Tour 50, Big Machine Vodka Spiked Coolers Super Truck 50

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Sunday, June 5, 2022

When the spirit takes over, any place can be a sanctuary!

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Thursday, June 9, 2022

CMA Fest June 9-12, 2022

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Friday, June 10, 2022

June 10 - 11, 2022 at the Williamson County Barbecue Throwdown at the Robertson County Fairgrounds Springfield Tennessee

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Saturday, June 18, 2022

Each year, we remember loved ones who have died with a live butterfly release, symbolizing our lasting love and the renewal of spring.

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Saturday, June 18, 2022

Walk-N-Roll for Spina Bifida is the Spina Bifida Association's largest annual fundraiser for local community programs and national research, advocacy, education, and support.

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Saturday, June 25, 2022

The most action-packed motorsports experience for families in the world today returns to Nashville with the first outdoor Stadium competition event after a three-year hiatus at Nissan

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Saturday, July 2, 2022

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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Friday, July 8, 2022

July 8, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Limited Late Models, Street Stocks, Pure Stocks, Front Runners, Legends, Bandoleros

Schedule is tentative and subject to change without notice.

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Saturday, July 9, 2022

July 9, 2022
Superstar Racing Experience, Pro Late Model (150)

The Masters of the Pros 150 Pro Late Model event is a JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour & Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway combined points race

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Saturday, July 23, 2022

JULY 23, 2022

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Saturday, July 23, 2022

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, August 13, 2022

August 13, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Back to School Family Night
Pro Late Model (100), Outlaws, Limited Late Models, Street Stocks, Pure Stocks, Front Runners, Legends, Bandoleros

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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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Saturday, September 3, 2022

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

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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 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

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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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 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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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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