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,

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.

Upcoming Kid Focused Events

E.g., 11/12/2018
E.g., 11/12/2018
Dates: 
11/13/2018 (All day)
11/14/2018 (All day)

Open Tuesday - Sunday Reservations Encouraged The Rabbit Hole VR Arcade is a place for gamers, non-gamers, families, friend groups, locals, tourists and everyone in between to escape the everyday and immerse themselves in a virtual world fo

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Dates: 
11/18/2018 - 9:00am
12/16/2018 - 9:00am

Having fun while learning. It is the key ingredient!

 
Dates: 
11/12/2018 (All day)
11/13/2018 (All day)

November 9, 2018 – January 1, 2019

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Dates: 
11/12/2018 (All day)
11/13/2018 (All day)

Great on a rainy day or any day for the entire family. Always have new and exciting science adventures for young minds. Adventure Science Center should be at the top of every families To Do List!

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Dates: 
11/16/2018 - 5:00pm
11/17/2018 - 5:00pm

Nov 16 - Dec 31 | Open nightly at 5pm The Dancing Lights of Christmas returns to Wilson County and the James E.

 
Dates: 
11/17/2018 - 7:15pm
11/18/2018 - 7:15pm

November 17, 2018 - January 1, 2019 It is not everyday you hear about ice skating in Nashville but at Oprylands indoor ice rink you will find more than 7,000 square feet of real ice, this timeless holiday tradition has never been more fun.

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Dates: 
11/18/2018 - 6:15pm
11/19/2018 - 6:15pm
This fun, sticky and interactive decorating tradition just got a whole lot sweeter. Choose a traditional gingerbread house and build the perfect candy home.
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Dates: 
11/11/2018 - 5:00pm
11/12/2018 - 5:00pm

Santa’s Wonderland is the ultimate free family Christmas event.

 
Dates: 
11/20/2018 - 5:00pm
11/21/2018 - 5:00pm

Nov 20, 2018 - Jan 1, 2019 | Sunday - Thursday, 5:00PM - 10:00PM | Friday - Saturday, 5:00PM - 11:00PM

 
Dates: 
11/23/2018 (All day)
11/24/2018 (All day)

Bells are ringing and spirits are bright! Enjoy an all new holiday lights tour like none other with Grand Avenue this season. Twinkling lights, steaming cider and holiday memories await!

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Dates: 
11/23/2018 - 5:00pm
11/24/2018 - 5:00pm

November 23, 2018 – December 30, 2018 | 5:00pm - 10:00 pm Delight in the joy of the holidays during Holiday LIGHTS at Cheekwood!

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Dates: 
11/15/2018 (All day)
11/16/2018 (All day)

Elf: The Musical · Nov 15 – Dec 29, 2018 · (Sunday Matinee & Dinner Dec 9, 2018)

 
Dates: 
11/17/2018 - 10:30am
11/24/2018 - 10:30am

Stop in Parnassus Bookstore for stories, giggles, and songs every Saturday morning!

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Dates: 
01/14/2019 - 3:00pm
01/28/2019 - 3:00pm

Be an engineer and learn how engineering is involved in everything we do! This club features hands on learning where kids will design bridges, create robots, and test out circuitry with DIY dough circuits.

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Dates: 
12/27/2018 - 9:45am
12/28/2018 - 9:45am

December 27, 28 & 29, 2018
NEW: January 4 & 5, 2019
10:00am – 2:00pm
Cost $10/hiker

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Dates: 
12/03/2018 - 10:00am
12/04/2018 - 10:00am

December 3-8, 2018Merry Mansker's Christmas Week offers a week of fun-filled activities!

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Dates: 
12/03/2018 - 3:00pm
12/04/2018 - 3:00pm

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

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Dates: 
01/10/2019 - 4:30pm
01/17/2019 - 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: 
11/24/2018 (All day)
12/01/2018 (All day)

Watch Tennessee roll past your wide sightseeing window at scenic level aboard one of TCRM's special excursion trains. Our streamlined coaches feature air-conditioning, large sightseeing windows, and comfortable seats.

 
Dates: 
12/04/2018 - 4:30pm
12/11/2018 - 4:30pm

Be an engineer and learn how engineering in involved in everything we do! This club features hands on learning where kids will design bridges, create robots, and test out circuitry with DIY dough circuits.

 
Dates: 
01/02/2019 - 8:30am
01/03/2019 - 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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Dates: 
11/13/2018 - 4:30pm
11/20/2018 - 4:30pm

Saw It On YouTube Science Club

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Dates: 
12/01/2018 - 9:00am
12/15/2018 - 9:00am

Come enjoy a day of tasty fun with our Gingerbread House Decorating. Bring friends and Family to create gingerbread masterpieces and enjoy seasonal treats. Tickets are $65, and includes 1 gingerbread house for up to 5 people. Drop-in program.

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Dates: 
12/08/2018 - 8:30am
12/22/2018 - 8:30am

Gather ’round for breakfast with the big guy himself! Enjoy all of your breakfast favorites like bacon and eggs, fruit, pancakes, yogurt, and even hot chocolate!

 
Dates: 
11/19/2018 - 3:00pm
11/26/2018 - 3:00pm

CRAZY CHEMISTRY SCIENCE CLUB

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Dates: 
12/05/2018 - 7:00pm
12/06/2018 - 7:00pm

Home Alone in Concert with the Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center in downtown Nashville Tennessee

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Dates: 
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.

 
Dates: 
12/08/2018 (All day)

DECEMBER 8 - 9, 2018

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Dates: 
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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Dates: 
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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Dates: 
12/08/2018 (All day)

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

 
Dates: 
12/06/2018 - 7:00pm

Marvel Universe LIVE! at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville

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Dates: 
07/06/2019 - 7:00pm

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

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Dates: 
11/12/2018 - 11:00am

The City of Franklin will remember and honor all veterans at its Veterans’ Day Parade being held in Downtown Franklin on November 12th at 11 a.m. The parade is a joint effort of the City and local radio station WAKM AM-950.

 
Dates: 
12/08/2018 - 7:00pm

Second Saturday @ 7 p.m. in the Sudekum Planetarium of the month, we're bringing you after-hours and laser shows for the whole family. Tour the night skies, follow the adventure of a girl saving her family, and rock out to laser light shows!

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Dates: 
11/17/2018 (All day)

November 17, 2018 — January 21, 2019

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Dates: 
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.

 
Dates: 
11/30/2018 (All day)

Christmas On Main Street

 
Dates: 
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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Dates: 
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: 
12/01/2018 - 8:30am

The Annual Piedmont Natural Gas Nashville Christmas Parade Saturday, December 1, 2018, as the parade steps off promptly at 8:30AM at the corner of North 1st Ave & Brandon Street!

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Dates: 
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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Dates: 
11/30/2018 - 4:00pm

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

 
Dates: 
12/08/2018 - 11:00am

Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 11:00am

Neighborhood:
--Mt Juliet East of Nashville
Business Location:
Mt Juliet Christmas Parade
Mt Juliet Road
37122 Mt Juliet , TN

 
Dates: 
12/08/2018 - 1:00pm

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

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Nashville Zoo and Regions Bank invite active military personnel, military veterans and their immediate families to receive free admission during Military Appreciation Day on Sunday, November 11.

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Dates: 
12/01/2018 - 5:00pm

Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 5 PM – 7 PM Clarksville Christmas Parade, a night-time, lighted Christmas parade - a Must See for Kids & Families in middle Tennessee.

 

Available on Sunday Midday Cruises only! Join us on the General Jackson for Sunday in the South! Each Sunday, this rousing show takes us on a musical journey through a typical southern Sunday.

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Dates: 
12/02/2018 - 2:00pm

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

 
Dates: 
12/09/2018 - 2:00pm

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

 
Dates: 
11/13/2018 - 7:30pm

Nov 13 - 18, 2018 Irving Berlin's White Christmas

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Dates: 
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.

 
Dates: 
12/14/2018 - 6:00pm
Friday, December 14, 6pm Where: Eastern Flank Event Facility, 1368 Eastern Flank Circle
 
Dates: 
12/03/2018 - 7:00pm

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

 
Dates: 
11/24/2018 - 9:00am

Cruise in to Gateway Classic Cars every last Saturday of the month for Cars & Coffee: Presented by Grundy Insurance!
So far we have had some amazing turnouts, but we want to continue to grow!

 
Dates: 
12/02/2018 - 2:00pm

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

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

 
Dates: 
11/18/2018 - 5:00pm

November 18 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

 
Dates: 
12/08/2018 - 2:00pm

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

 
Dates: 
11/30/2018 (All day)

Nov 30-Dec 16, 2018

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Dates: 
12/01/2018 - 3:00pm

Portland Christmas Parade Saturday Dec 1st, 2018.

 
Dates: 
11/12/2018 - 10:00am

This annual event is one of the South's largest Veterans Day parades.

 
Dates: 
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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Dates: 
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

 
Dates: 
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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Dates: 
12/08/2018 - 10:00am

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

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Dates: 
04/20/2019 - 11:00am

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