Upcoming Family Friendly Events in Nashville Tennessee

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

E.g., 11/19/2018
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11/25/2018 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Anaheim Ducks at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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02/02/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Dallas Stars at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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12/15/2018 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. New Jersey Devils at the Bridgestone Arena

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02/21/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Los Angeles Kings at the Bridgestone Arena

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11/30/2018 - 1:00pm

The Tennessee Local Food Summit returns for the eighth year on Nov. 30 to Dec. 2 at Nashville's Montgomery Bell Academy.

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12/09/2018 - 2:00pm

The 2018 Murfreesboro Christmas Parade will be at 2:00pm on Sunday, December 9,2018.

 
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11/27/2018 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Colorado Avalanche at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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02/05/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Arizona Coyotes at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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12/16/2018 - 2:30pm

The Rock and Roll Playhouse is a weekly family concert series providing kids and parents a place to inspire creativity through music across the country at venues such as Brooklyn Bowl, Garcia’s at The Capitol Theatre, Thalia Hall, Ardmore Music Ha

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11/23/2018 - 10:00am

On Friday, November 23, the Loveless Cafe will be hosting its annual Family Friday event where families and children of all ages can kick off the holiday season with festive face painting, free photos with Santa & Mrs.

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12/21/2018 - 7:00pm

MTSU vs Ole Miss at the Bridgestone Arena

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02/23/2019 - 4:30pm

Nashville Predators vs. Colorado Avalanche at the Bridgestone Arena

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12/23/2018 - 7:30pm

Over five decades, The Oak Ridge Boys’ distinctive blend of country, gospel and pop has earned 30 Top Ten country hits and numerous GRAMMY®, Dove and CMA Awards.

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12/08/2018 - 12:00pm

Saturday, December 8, 2018 at noon Gallatin Christmas Parade A Tennessee Christmas" is a must see event each year. The parade route travels through Downtown Gallatin. For more information call the Chamber of Commerce (615) 452-4000.

 
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12/03/2018 - 7:00pm

Always the first Monday in December enjoy the Columbia Main Street Christmas Parade.

 
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12/08/2018 - 10:00am

December 8-9, 2018 Music City Winterfest returns to Centennial Park for the Annual Holiday event.

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11/29/2018 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Arizona Coyotes at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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02/07/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Dallas Stars at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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11/26/2018 - 7:00pm

This Show Saves Lives presented by Delta Dental of Tennessee is a benefit for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Join us for a night of music, magic, and fashion to kick off the #ThisShirtSavesLives campaign for St.

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12/27/2018 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Dallas Stars at the Bridgestone Arena

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02/25/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Edmonton Oilers at the Bridgestone Arena

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02/07/2019 - 4:30pm

Be an engineer and learn how engineering is involved in everything we do! This club features hands-on learning that teaches kids to actually build bridges, create robots, and test out circuitry with DIY-style batteries!

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Dates: 
04/20/2019 - 11:00am

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12/01/2018 - 3:30pm

Saturday, December 1, 2018 4PM The City of Goodlettsville invites you to kick off the holiday season with the annual Christmas Parade (This year's theme is:Candy Cane Lane) the Parade on Main Street will begin at 4:00pm.

 
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12/21/2018 - 6:00pm

Friday, December 21, 2018
6:00pm – 8:30pm
Cost $20 / person

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12/01/2018 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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02/10/2019 - 11:30am

Nashville Predators vs. St. Louis Blues at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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12/29/2018 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. New York Rangers at the Bridgestone Arena

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03/01/2019 - 7:30pm

World's Toughest Rodeo at the Bridgestone Arena

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12/14/2018 - 6:00pm
Friday, December 14, 6pm Where: Eastern Flank Event Facility, 1368 Eastern Flank Circle
 
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05/23/2019 - 6:00pm

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ in Concert at Schermerhorn Symphony Center in downtown Nashville Tennessee

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12/08/2018 - 2:00pm

Join us for the 34rd Annual Donelson Hermitage Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 8, 2018 2:00 p.m.

 
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12/08/2018 - 10:00am

Saturday, December 8, 2018
10:00am
Cost: $8/hiker

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12/03/2018 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Buffalo Sabres at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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02/12/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Detroit Red Wings at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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11/19/2018 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Tampa Bay Lightning at the Bridgestone Arena

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01/01/2019 - 7:30pm

Nashville Predators vs. Philadelphia Flyers at the Bridgestone Arena

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03/02/2019 - 7:30pm

World's Toughest Rodeo at the Bridgestone Arena

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11/30/2018 - 4:00pm

3 Kings. 2 nights. 1 babe. #Followthestar to Bethlehem, and experience the birth of the baby Jesus.

 
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07/06/2019 - 7:00pm

Beauty & the Beast with the Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center in downtown Nashville Tennessee

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12/08/2018 - 11:00am

The Fairview Christmas Parade is a valued community tradition full of Christmas cheer & fun floats. Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with us at this year's Fairview Christmas Parade

 
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12/06/2018 - 7:00pm

Marvel Universe LIVE! at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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02/14/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Montreal Canadiens at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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11/21/2018 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. St. Louis Blues at the Bridgestone Arena

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01/05/2019 - 1:00pm

Monster Jam at the Bridgestone Arena

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03/05/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Minnesota Wild at the Bridgestone Arena

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01/26/2019 - 3:00pm

Join a herd of runners at Zoo Run Run! This winter race takes runners and walkers on a 5K adventure throughout the Zoo’s property, including areas not available to the public.

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12/07/2018 (All day)
December 7 - December 16 Encore Theatre Company, 6978 Lebanon Road Mt. Juliet, TN 37122
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11/23/2018 (All day)

Avoid the long lines this year and knock out your Christmas card pictures ahead of time by heading to Shane Co. Thanksgiving weekend for pictures with Santa.

 
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11/30/2018 - 6:00pm

Join Mayor for the Nashville Christmas Tree Lighting and festive holiday fun including live music and fun for the entire family. At Nashville's Public Square Park - 1 Public Sq Nashville Tennessee

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12/01/2018 - 5:00pm

Yulefest is a FREE family friendly event that kicks off the holiday season with musicians, storytellers, and demonstrators in the cabins of the fort and in the historic home.

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12/11/2018 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Ottawa Senators at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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02/21/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Los Angeles Kings at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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11/25/2018 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Anaheim Ducks at the Bridgestone Arena

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01/15/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Washington Capitals at the Bridgestone Arena

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03/09/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Carolina Hurricanes at the Bridgestone Arena

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12/04/2018 - 6:30pm

Join us for a night with Wagner Family of Wine!

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12/01/2018 - 5:00pm

December 1, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Children age 16 and under are admitted for free. Children's tickets may be purchased on the day of the event at the War Memorial Box Office.
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12/08/2018 (All day)

DECEMBER 8 - 9, 2018

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12/13/2018 - 7:30pm

Artistic Director Paul Vasterling’s 20th Anniver...at TPAC - Andrew Jackson Hall

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12/13/2018 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Vancouver Canucks at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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02/23/2019 - 4:30pm

Nashville Predators vs. Colorado Avalanche at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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12/08/2018 - 1:00pm

Merry Mansker's Christmas Week offers a week of fun-filled activities December 3-8.

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11/27/2018 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Colorado Avalanche at the Bridgestone Arena

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01/17/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Winnipeg Jets at the Bridgestone Arena

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03/19/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Toronto Maple Leafs at the Bridgestone Arena

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01/10/2019 - 2:00pm

The 33rd annual Progressive® Insurance Nashville Boat Show® will be taking place a week earlier this year at the Music City Center in the heart of downtown on Thursday, January 10 (2pm – 9pm); Friday, January 11 (12pm – 9pm); Saturday, January 12

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02/01/2019 - 9:00am

The 2019 Antiques and Garden Show of Nashville will be celebrating its 29th glorious year from February 1-3, 2019, making the Show the longest-running, largest and most prestigious event of its kind in the country.

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11/30/2018 (All day)

Christmas On Main Street

 
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12/08/2018 (All day)

Franklin’s Main Street and its beautiful Victorian architecture will be decked out for the holiday season.

 
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02/02/2019 - 7:00pm

Glenn Miller Orchestraat TPAC - Andrew Jackson Hall

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12/15/2018 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. New Jersey Devils at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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02/25/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Edmonton Oilers at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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12/02/2018 - 2:00pm

44th Annual Smyrna Christmas Parade is Sunday, December 2nd at 2:00pm

 
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11/29/2018 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Arizona Coyotes at the Bridgestone Arena

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01/19/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Florida Panthers at the Bridgestone Arena

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03/21/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins at the Bridgestone Arena

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04/13/2019 - 9:30am

The Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival is a family-friendly celebration of spring and Japanese culture on the front lawn of the Metro Courthouse at Nashville Public Square. Admission is free. The festival will begin at 9:30 a.m.

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02/08/2019 - 7:00pm

TobyMac’s popular “HITSDEEP Tour” will travel nationwide in 2019 making a stop in your area with Jeremy Camp, Jordan Feliz, Ryan Stevenson, We Are Messengers and Aaron Cole.

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12/01/2018 - 5:00pm

Saturday December 1, 2018 at 5:00pm and concludes at 8:00pm.

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04/13/2019 (All day)

Saturday, April 13, 2019

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12/08/2018 - 8:00am


What’s a better way to kick off your Nashville Santa Rampage weekend than with the Music City Santa Dash presented by Rhythm Running. It’s sure to be a 5K Jolly Jog!

 
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02/13/2019 - 6:00pm

TPAC InsideOut presents Arts Appetizer: A Bronx Ta...at TPAC - Andrew Jackson Hall

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12/21/2018 - 7:00pm

MTSU vs Ole Miss at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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03/05/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Minnesota Wild at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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12/08/2018 - 4:00pm

Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM
2018's Festival of Lights Parade Starting at Westwood Elementary.

 
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12/01/2018 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks at the Bridgestone Arena

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01/26/2019 - 2:00pm

Harlem Globetrotters at the Bridgestone Arena

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03/27/2019 - 7:30pm

truTV Impractical Jokers 'The Cranjis McBasketball World Comedy Tour' at the Bridgestone Arena

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12/02/2018 - 3:00pm

Join us for Christmas Around the World; a multi-lingual musical presentation followed by a food tasting of treats from all over the globe!

 
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03/11/2019 - 8:30am

Come one! Come all! Step right up to Cirque du Science where The Science Guys will reveal secrets of the Greatest Show on Earth!

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12/13/2018 - 7:30pm

Artistic Director Paul Vasterling’s 20th Anniver...

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02/23/2019 - 7:30pm

Ira Glassat TPAC - Andrew Jackson Hall

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12/27/2018 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Dallas Stars at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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03/09/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Carolina Hurricanes at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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12/02/2018 - 2:00pm

Sunday, December 2, 2018 2 PM
This year’s theme is “RUN RUN RUDOLPH”
Grand Marshal: Governor, Mike Huckabee

 
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12/03/2018 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Buffalo Sabres at the Bridgestone Arena

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02/02/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Dallas Stars at the Bridgestone Arena

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03/30/2019 - 7:00pm

Nashville Predators vs. Columbus Blue Jackets at the Bridgestone Arena

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12/01/2018 - 10:00am

Take a trip to Whoville at this holiday music extravaganza with the Nashville Symphony. Perfect for the whole family, this concert will celebrate the season with a musical retelling of Dr.

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