Nashville Kids & Family Guide

Nashville Tennessee is packed full of fun Family Activities including our Sports and Recreation Guide and Kid and Family Attractions for the entire family. You can start with the Adventure Science Center with the Sudekum Planetarium and Nashville Children's Theater. Or spend the day on the ice with Ford Ice Center.

Kids and Family Guide

Family-friendly things to do with kids in and around Nashville Tennessee

Nashville's Best Kid and Family Activities

Top Nashville Activities & Attractions for Families

The Nashville Storm is a semi-professional/minor league outdoor football team entering our 11th season of play and our 1st season of play in the National Football Association (after playing our first 10 years of play in the NAFL and PSFL).

The Nashville Storm
6021 POST ROAD
37205 TN
Phone: (615) 804-2117

The Nashville Sounds are a minor league baseball team of the Pacific Coast League, and the Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics. This is one of Nashville's family favorites!

The Nashville Sounds
401 Jackson Street
37219 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 690-4487

3-6-5 Baseball Academy is Hendersonville’s first indoor training facility dedicated to players of all ages and abilities looking to take their game to the next level.

365 Baseball Academy
334 Free Hill Road
37075 Hendersonville, , TN
Phone: 615.264.8700

Nashville Children’s Theatre is a professional theater company providing the children, families and educators of Middle Tennessee with extraordinary shared theatrical experiences that inspire imagination, develop creativity, and build community.

Nashville Childrens Theatre
25 Middleton St.
37210 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 254-9103

Located atop a spectacular hillside location, Europa is spread out across three acres to make it one of Music City's premiere family fun parks.

Europa Go Karts and Golf
621 Old Hickory Blvd
37209 Nashville , TN
Phone: )615) 356-0301

Closed for the winter - Opening Day is APRIL 2, 2021
Enjoy Acres Of Excitement Including Over 50+ Activities For All Ages!

Lucky Ladd's Petting Farm
4374 Rocky Glade Road
37060 Eagleville , TN
Phone: (615) 274-3786

Our goal is to promote clean, healthy, family fun with an emphasis on safety and good horsemanship.

Natchez Trace Stables Nashville , TN
Phone: 931-682-3706

The Discovery Center was chartered in 1986 as Children’s Museum Corporation of Rutherford County to provide hands-on education opportunities for the community.

The Discovery Center
502 S.E. Broad Street
37130 Murfreesboro , TN
Phone: 615-890-2300

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts is a nonprofit art-exhibition center, with approximately 24,000 square feet of gallery space, dedicated to presenting the finest visual art from local, state and regional artists, as well as major U.S.

Frist Center for the Visual Arts
919 Broadway
37203 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 244-3340

The Museum is Temporarily Closed until Monday, March 23, 2020

Adventure Science Center
800 Fort Negley Blvd
37203 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 862-5160

Dave and Busters is a great place for kids, adults, families...everyone that wants to enjoy arcade games, bowling, and good food. Absolutely The Place for Family Fun!

Dave & Busters at Opry Mills
540 Opry Mills Dr
37214 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 970-3800

Holder Family Fun Center offer open bowling, league bowing or Cosmic Bowling, visit our Arcade with extensive Redemption Center, Two Story 32 gun Laser Tag in both centers or our Super Speedway, Thunder Bolt Indoor Go Carts, Gyro Extreme, 18 hole

Holder Family Fun Center in Gallatin TN
683 South Water Avenue,
37066 Gallatin , TN
Phone: 615-575-4FUN (4386)

The Downtown Nashville Public Library has become a must see attraction because of everything they offer, check out their upcoming event

Nashville Public Library
615 Church Street
37219 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 862-5800

Smith Springs Recreation Area is a lakeside oasis in the hills of middle Tennessee, providing visitors with countless recreational activities on the lake and in the surrounding woods and grasslands.
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Smith Springs Recreation Area
3060 Smith Springs Road
37013 Antioch , TN
Phone: (615)889-1975

The all-volunteer crew at the Tennessee Central Railway Museum hosts round-trip train rides from Nashville to locations east including Lebanon, Watertown, Cookeville, and Monterey.

Tennessee Central Railway Museum
220 Willow St
37210 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 244-9001

The Lane Motor Museum in Nashville opened its doors in 2003 with a collection of 80 historic vehicles. There currently are 150 on display and the largest collection of European cars plus unique vehicles.

Lane Motor Museum
702 Murfreesboro Pike
37210 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 742-7445

Welcome to Glow Galaxy, the Glow in the Dark Party Extravaganza. Glow Galaxy specializes in providing memorable birthday parties that are unlike any other.

Glow Galaxy
121 Seaboard Lane Franklin
37067 Franklin , TN
Phone: 615-370-4386

THE HISTORY OF CHEEKWOOD

Cheekwood Museum and Gardens
1200 Forrest Park Drive
37205 Nashville , TN
Phone: 615.356.8000

A favorite Nashville Park open daily from dawn to dusk best known for the Dragon Mosaic Sculpture which is why everyone refers to the park as Dragon Park.

Fannie Mae Dees/ Dragon Park
2400 Blakemore Ave
37212 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 862-8400

A Place for Girls to Grow and Have Fun
PURPOSES: To promote sportsmanship and family participation, to learn softball skills, and provide a wholesome environment for girls in our community.

Donelson Civitan Girls Softball
PO Box 140813
37214 Donelson , TN
Phone: (615) 884-1998

The new Tennessee State Museum that sits on the corner of Rosa L. Parks Blvd.

Tennessee State Museum
1000 Rosa L Parks Blvd
37208 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 741-2692

Nashville's Bicentennial Mall State Park is a beautiful park full of Tennessee history. Located directly behind the state capital building and next to the Nashville farmers market there is lots of parking and often events.

Bicentennial Mall State Park
600 James Robertson Pkwy
37243 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 741-5280

Ages: Pre K - 6th grade
Camp Type: Day Camp
Camp Focus: Traditional Camp
Camp Dates: tba

Under the Oaks is an outreach of Oak Hill School that provides academic, athletic and enrichment programs to students entering prekindergarten through sixth grade.

Under the Oaks Summer Program
4815 Franklin Rd
37220 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 298-9590

Ages: 4-15
Camp Type: Day Camp
Camp Focus: Traditional / Art / Creative Camp
Camp Dates: June 1 - July 31

Kids ages 4-15 can come explore the Cheekwood gardens, make masterpieces and more.

Cheekwood Summer Camp
1200 Forrest Park Drive
37205 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 356-8000

Ages: K - 6th Grade
Camp Type: Day Camp
Camp Focus: Talented Youth Camp
Camp Dates: June 8 - July 24

Camilla Benbow, Dean of the Peabody College of Education and Human Development and co-director of the Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth, founded Vanderbilt Programs for Talented Youth in 2000 as a summer academic program for gifted middle a

Vanderbilt Programs for Talented Youth
230 Appleton Place, Peabody #506
37203 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 322-8261

It's not often that a shopping location is also an attraction but The LEGO Store in Opry Mills is one of those places. Kids, and the young at heart just love LEOG's.

Opry Mills
433 Opry Mills Drive
37214 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 649-0838

Stuffed with Hugs? Your child can bring his or her own new bear, kitten, puppy or even unicorn to life at the Build-A-Bear Workshop® pick our the right outfit and accessories to make your bear one of a kind right here in Nashville.

- Opry Mills Mall
401 Opry Mills Drive, Suite 205A
37214 Nashville , TN
Phone: 615-823-3183

All time favorite characters can be found at the Disney Store is the official site for Disney shopping. Get the best deals on Disney merchandise including, Disney toys, electronics, and collectables.

Opry Mills Mall
433 Opry Mills
37214 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 649-0823

Music City Raceway (formerly Union Hill Raceway) has some of the fiercest competition anywhere to be found.

Music City Raceway
3302 Ivy Point Road
37072 Goodlettsville , TN
Phone: (615) 264-0375

Highland Rim Speedway is a 1/4 mile oval asphalt track located off Exit 104 on I-65, just 20 minutes north of Nashville, TN.

Highland Rim Speedway
6801 Kelly Willis Rd
37073 Greenbrier , TN
Phone: (615) 643-4055

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