Nashville Events being held Outdoors

One of the great things about living in Nashville is the weather. Our city fathers have seen fit to help us take full advantage of our temperate climate by holding outdoor concerts darn near every weekend of the spring,summer and fall. We have the downtown areas roped off so music stages, food vendors and pedestrians rule the road. Walk all over downtown Nashville and see stage after stage of great musicians. There is something special about holding an event outdoors, the sun, the breeze, and fresh air. Most outdoor events are Pet friendly but check with the events website to be sure. Any music events in Centennial Park will let you bring your favorite fuzzy friends. Riverfront Park events no way... Have a blast enjoying the Best Outdoor Events in Nashville.

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,

large crowd of people at Centennial Park in Nashville Tennessee

Outdoor Events

We are so lucky to have so many outdoor spaces for events, from downtown Riverfront to Centennial Park there are always events happening here. The hardest part is to decide between the events. Enjoy!

All Sports and Recreation in Nashville

Upcoming Outdoor Events

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Wednesday, February 8, 2023

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

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Saturday, February 25, 2023

Friday, Saturday, Sunday 4th Weekend of the Month

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Wednesday, March 1, 2023

3rd Weekend of December
Indoor/Outdoor Market
Merry & Bright

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Wednesday, February 8, 2023

THERE IS ALWAYS FUN TO BE HAD AT NASHVILLE ZOO.

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Saturday, February 11, 2023

Every February, this national race series celebrates Community Options’ founding in 1989. Volunteers raise funds and awareness to support housing and employment for people with disabilities.

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Saturday, February 11, 2023

Cost: $40/registration

Includes:
-up to 2 people per registration
-one (1) bluebird nest box kit
-guided hike and educational presentation

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Saturday, February 18, 2023

Cost: $40

Includes:
- Up to 2 people per registration
- One (1) mushroom cultivation kit
- Guided hike

Pre-registration is required.

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Friday, March 3, 2023

It's our season opener, and we're kicking it off right! Join us on Friday March 3 for our first day of the season.

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Saturday, March 4, 2023

Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary is partnering with The Garden Club of Nashville and Invasive Plant Control for Weed Wrangle 2023.

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Saturday, March 11, 2023

Join us at the 12th Annual Special Kids Race on March 11, 2023 as we #runforthekids

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Saturday, March 11, 2023

$15 / person
Ages 14+ (minors must be accompanied by a registered adult)

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Sunday, March 26, 2023

Select Dates see below
Sunday, March 26th Media Day
Friday, March 31st Open Practice
Saturday, April 1st Opening Night – 119 Years of Auto Racing (5:00 Start)

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Thursday, April 6, 2023

The Nashville Home Show will have an outdoor living showroom, micro room village, virtual reality, and more!

Buy tickets early and save!

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Thursday, April 6, 2023

The Nashville Home Show will have an outdoor living showroom, micro room village, virtual reality, and more!

Buy tickets early and save!

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Friday, April 7, 2023

Put some spring in your step and magic in your child’s Easter holiday at our Breakfast with the Easter Bunny celebration.

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Friday, April 7, 2023

The Nashville Home Show will have an outdoor living showroom, micro room village, virtual reality, and more!

Buy tickets early and save!

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Friday, April 7, 2023

It’s one of the most egg-citing events of the year! Join the Easter Bunny, as he gets things hopping around Lucky Ladd Farms – Tennessee’s largest petting farm and fun park.

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Saturday, April 8, 2023

April 8, 2023

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Saturday, April 8, 2023

Saturday, April 8th, 2023 at 03:00PM
Watertown's community celebration at Three Forks Park!

Easter Bunny - Egg Hunts - Bounce Houses - Cupcake Booth - Easter Punch - Easter Egg Art - Petting Zoo - Face Painting

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Saturday, April 15, 2023

Saturday, April 15, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CST

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Saturday, April 29, 2023

Join us for PanCAN PurpleStride 2023 on Saturday, April 29, 2023, in 60 events across the country!

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Saturday, April 29, 2023

Flights of fantasy soar as we've arranged a special meet and greet with our very own mystical unicorns. It's an enchanting day of fun and wonder as you explore all that Lucky Ladd Farms has to enjoy and lots of exciting memories to make.

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Friday, May 5, 2023

Festival Days: Saturdays and Sundays in May, plus Memorial Day | Hours: 10am - 6:00pm

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Saturday, May 13, 2023

Join Shop Black Fest to celebrate Nashville's Black-owned businesses! Shop Black Fest Nashville will host 150+ local Black-owned businesses at Hadley Park in Nashville.

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Thursday, May 18, 2023

May 18 - 20, 2023
The Franklin Noon Rotary Club brings bronc riding, bull riding, barrel racing, and roping to middle Tennessee every May. Family & Friends come together for fun times.

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Saturday, May 20, 2023

We invite you to join Dismas House for Whiskey, Wine & Whiskers on Saturday, May 20, 2023, at Wilburn Street Studio, 307 Wilburn Street, Nashville, TN 37207.

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Saturday, June 3, 2023

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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Thursday, June 8, 2023

CMA Fest June 8-11, 2023

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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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Thursday, June 22, 2023

A must do...Lucky Ladd's Sunflower SPECTACULAR. Make selfies and cut magnificent flowers to take home.

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Saturday, July 1, 2023

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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Saturday, July 22, 2023

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, September 9, 2023

September 9 & 10, 2023
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 16, 2023

Pick the perfect pumpkin at Tennessee's largest petting farm and fun park – Lucky Ladd Farms.

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Saturday, September 16, 2023

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UPCOMING EVENTS in NASHVILLE - Select a Category

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.