Upcoming Kid Friendly Events in Nashville Tennessee

Kid and Family Calendar for Nashville Tennessee

Nashville Tennessee is packed full of fun Family Activities including our Sports and Recreation Guide and Kid and Family Attractions for the entire family. On a rainy day you can start with the Adventure Science Center with the Sudekum Planetarium and Nashville Children's Theatre. On the beautiful sunny days check out the farm adventures at Lucky Ladd Farms. Below are events taking place on specific days that are geared towards Kids and Family:

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,

little girl playing at Lucky Ladd Farms

Playing at Lucky Ladd Farms

Once only open for kids and family in the fall, now you can visit Lucky Ladd Farms right outside of Nashville during the summer too. Families love Lucky Ladd Farms 60-acre farm park for its inventive attractions that appeal to all ages, acres of playgrounds, exciting hands-on animal encounters, pony rides, nature trails, educational exhibits and more to fill your day with good old fashioned fun.

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Dancing Lights of Christmas

For the 7th year in a row the folks at Jellystone Park in the Opryland Area of Nashville host one of the most amazing drive thru light shows you will ever see.

Day at the Zoo

12/03/2016 (All day)

The Nashville Zoo is open 7 days a week hours are October 14 - December 31 | 9 am - 4 pm. This is the perfect family friendly activity that is sure to please the entire family. Consider purchasing a membership for your family. We have many exciting events daily at the Nashville Zoo.

Festival of Lights

Every holiday season the Wilson County Fairgrounds light the night with an amazing display of Christmas Lights.

Nashville Christmas Tree Lighting

12/02/2016 - 6:00pm

Join Mayor Megan Berry 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

Murfreesboro Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

12/02/2016 - 6:00pm

Held on the east side of the Rutherford County Courthouse, Public Square, Murfreesboro, TN. 6:00 p.m. Musical performances, Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive to hear children’s wishes inside the Courthouse.

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

12/03/2016 (All day)

This record-setting Broadway sensation features the hit songs “You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas” from the original animated television special.


Hear that whistle off in the distance? It’s coming from the Adventure Science Center and it sounds the start of the holiday season! The All Aboard for Trains!

Gaylord Opryland's popular ICE!

12/03/2016 (All day)

ICE!—our signature holiday attraction—is back with a new theme in 2016! Experience favorite scenes from Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer brought to life in magnificent sculptures hand-carved from more than TWO million pounds of ice.
ICE! is an indoor winter wonderland featuring:

Arctic Plunge Snow Tubing

12/03/2016 (All day)

November 11, 2016 – January 1, 2017
Location: Gaylord Opryland Events Center Lawn

Cheekwood Holiday Lights

Delight in the joy of the holidays during Holiday LIGHTS at Cheekwood! Nashville’s newest tradition returns for this year with ONE MILLION LIGHTS illuminating our gardens for the prettiest winter stroll of the season.


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