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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E.g., 12/18/2017
E.g., 12/18/2017
Dates: Ongoing

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!

Dates: Ongoing

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!

Dates: Ongoing

Nashville movie theaters are open everyday, if it is too hot or rainy to be outside think about taking in a movie.

Dates: Ongoing

Gather around for warm and cozy fun with the jolliest hostess of all – Mrs. Claus! Delight in the reading of a holiday classic, and enjoy a batch of Mrs. Claus’ world-famous cookies with ice cold milk. After kids get to take home a special book autographed by Santa’s favorite lady.

Dates: Ongoing

November 10, 2017 – January 1, 2018

Dates: Mon, Dec 18, 2017 to Tue, Jan 30, 2018

Santa’s Wonderland returns to Bass Pro Shops and Nashville-area families are invited to enjoy this magical Christmas village offering free photos with Santa and free family holiday activities including fun crafts and games.

Dates: Mon, Dec 18, 2017

November 21 - January 2 | Sunday - Thursday, 5:00PM - 10:00PM | Friday - Saturday, 5:00PM - 11:00PM

Dates: Thu, Dec 21, 2017

Time: Fridays 11am – 8pm | Saturdays 10am – 8pm | Sunday-Thursday Noon-7pm | Dec. 17 - 22, 24: 11am - 8pm

Dates: Thu, Dec 21, 2017 to Fri, Dec 22, 2017

Enjoy Home Alone in HD with the Nashville Symphonyat the Schermerhorn

Dates: Fri, Dec 22, 2017 to Fri, Jan 12, 2018

A new holiday tradition starts this year in Middle Tennessee with the debut of

Dates: Sat, Dec 23, 2017

Gather ‘round for breakfast with the big guy himself! Enjoy all of your breakfast favorites like sausage and eggs, fruit and a waffle bar, and decorate your own holiday Christie Cookie!

Dates: Sat, Dec 23, 2017

From incredible winter sports to the dazzling aurora borealis, we’ll be exploring all sorts of exciting seasonal science with hands-on fun every Saturday in December.

Please note: Not all activities may be available at each event.


Dates: Sat, Dec 23, 2017

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

Dates: Sat, Dec 23, 2017

Each Saturday at 11 AM join us for Storytime.

Dates: Sat, Dec 23, 2017

Bring your kids to KIDSVILLE at the Parthenon is a FREE program every Saturday morning that combines storytelling, educational activities, arts & crafts, musicians and special guests & more! Kidsville is FREE for families of children ages 12 and younger.

Dates: Sat, Dec 23, 2017

Enjoy Family Holiday Spectacular & Sing-Alongat the Schermerhorn

Dates: Sat, Dec 30, 2017



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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.