Upcoming Outdoor Events in Nashville Tennessee

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!

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Upcoming Outdoor Events

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Dates: Tue, Sep 05, 2017

The Nashville Zoo is open 7 days a week hours are from 9 AM to 6 PM until October 14th. 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.

Dates: Tue, Sep 05, 2017 to Wed, Nov 22, 2017

Lucky Ladd Farms is an AG-venture Fun Park:
Enjoy nearly acres of amusements throughout the Farm featuring interactive exhibits and creative farm themed playgrounds for children and adults alike. Plan to spend the day for unlimited play!

Dates: Tue, Sep 05, 2017

Tuesday, September 5 & Wednesday, September 6
10am – 11:30am Cost: $10 one adult + one child / $7 each additional person
We’ll get an up-close look at animals that can live in our own backyard. Meet some animal friends that call Owl’s Hill home.

Dates: Tue, Sep 05, 2017


Dates: Tue, Sep 05, 2017

Nashville Nights is like spending a week in Nashville in one dynamic hour of entertainment. Your journey begins with traditional songs from the roots of country music.

Dates: Wed, Sep 06, 2017

These laid-back, family-friendly fundraisers feature Middle Tennessee’s finest bluegrass music under the light of a full moon. Musicians and music lovers alike are invited to enjoy this beloved Nashville tradition.

Dates: Thu, Sep 07, 2017 to Sat, Sep 09, 2017

Join us for the 30th annual Riverfest celebration September 7-9, 2017. Enjoy art, music, family activities and more all set along the Cumberland River.

Dates: Thu, Sep 07, 2017

From 4 to 10 PM every Thursday plan on enjoying live jazz music, dancing with Metro Parks Dance, 1930s lawn games, cash bars with signature cocktails by Pour Taste and fashion pop ups from Nashville Fashion Alliance members. Entry is included with membership or general admission.

Dates: Sat, Sep 09, 2017 to Sun, Sep 17, 2017

Take a ride with Thomas, meet the railway controller Sir Topham Hatt, have fun in the Imagination Station, see authentic engines and enjoy tons of other activities in Nashville. Spend the day with Thomas the Train, Sir Topham Hatt and Much more. Thomas's best friend Percy! All Aboard!

Dates: Sat, Sep 09, 2017

SATURDAY - September 9, 2017
Sumner County YMCA (Outdoor Pool)
102 Bluegrass Commons Boulevard
Hendersonville, TN 37075 (map)

Dates: Sat, Sep 09, 2017

Join us for the 11th Annual Cumberland River Dragon Boat Festival! Find 20 co-workers, friends, or even strangers, but don't miss participating in Nashville's most fun outdoor event.

Dates: Sat, Sep 09, 2017

The Middle Tennessee Highland Games and Celtic Festival is returning to the grounds of the historical Hermitage mansion! Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy a fun-filled day of music, dancing, exhibitions, games, competitions, food trucks and specialty vendors.

Dates: Sat, Sep 09, 2017

A celtic culture and heritage festival featuring athletics, music, dance, food, fun and merchandise in the tradition of the highland gatherings in Scotland and the celtic nations beyond.

Dates: Sat, Sep 09, 2017

The Nolensville Farmer's Market is open every Saturday starting May 6, 2017 until October 28, 2017 from 8am-12pm at the Historic Nolensville School-7248 Nolensville Rd.

Dates: Sat, Sep 09, 2017

Musicians Corner, a program of The Conservancy for the Parthenon and Centennial Park, supports emerging artists, and provides inclusive arts enrichment and educational programming for adults and youth.

Dates: Sat, Sep 09, 2017

Arrington Vineyards hosts Music in the Vines every year from April through November every Saturday and Sunday. Saturdays from 4pm to 8pm | Sunday from 2pm to 6pmThese events are free! Come out and enjoy the vineyard grounds with family and friends.

Dates: Sat, Sep 09, 2017

Arrington Vineyards hosts Music in the Vines every year from April through November every Saturday and Sunday. Saturdays from 4pm to 8pm | Sunday from 2pm to 6pm These events are free! Come out and enjoy the vineyard grounds with family and friends.

Dates: Sat, Sep 09, 2017

Mark your calendar for Vodka Trot at the Fonanel in Nashville!

Dates: Sun, Sep 10, 2017

Tennessee Titans play football every Sunday from August 12 until December 31st (except Oct 29th), the following dates are home games.
AUG 19 2:00PM CDT PANTHERS at Nissan Stadium
AUG 27 12:00PM CDT ) BEARS at Nissan Stadium


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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.