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: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 to Sat, Oct 14, 2017

June 13-20 Fireworks on June 16
June 28 - July 3rd fireworks on July 3rd
July 7-9 Fireworks on July 7
July 25- August 1 Fireworks on July 28
August 11-14 Fireworks on August 11
August 19 - 22
August 24- 31 Fireworks on August 25 & August 31

Dates: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 to Sat, Aug 12, 2017

The Tomato Art Fest will return this year on Friday August 11th and Saturday August 12, 2017 for it’s 14th year! Located in Historic East Nashville’s Five Points. This event is FREE, costume-friendly event provides a fun-filled day for all.

Dates: Fri, Aug 11, 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: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 to Sat, Oct 28, 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: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 to Tue, Sep 12, 2017

Starting Friday July 21 we are hosting Local Food Trucks at Cool Springs Wines & Spirits along with our In Store Liquor Wine & Beer/CraftBeer Tastings. 21 & Over always welcomed for the store tastings. Need a bite or two with your Wine & Spirits purchases?

Dates: Fri, Aug 11, 2017


Dates: Fri, Aug 11, 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: Sat, Aug 12, 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, Aug 12, 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, Aug 12, 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, Aug 12, 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, Aug 12, 2017

Spend Saturday Night dancing (or listening) to live big band music played by some of Nashville's finest musicians. Bring a lawn chair and a blanket.

Dates: Wed, Aug 16, 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, Aug 17, 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: Thu, Aug 17, 2017

The annual concert series Live on the Green in back! Each week on Thursday evenings at 6 PM, on the final week the performances will be Friday and Saturday of Labor Day Weekend.This series brings local and national artists to the stage in Public Square, located in front of the Metro Courth

Dates: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 to Sat, Aug 26, 2017

The Wilson County Fair is Coming! AUGUST 18-26, 2017 the Wilson County Fair will waive its flags and banners, and wagons will lead the opening parade at 7PM on the 19th.
FAIR OPENS: Monday - Friday - 5:00 p.m., Saturdays - 10:00 a.m. and Sunday - 12 noon


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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.