Upcoming Family Friendly Events in Nashville

Mark your calendar and check out the best upcoming Family-friendly fun events that rock Nashville and middle Tennessee! Discover events packed full of family fun including Music, Food, Animals, Kid Activities, Sports, Events & much more all happening this week.

There are a number of ongoing events including indoor happenings for those rainy days when the kids need a fun activities. Check out all of the upcoming Family Events and our Kid and Family Guide for the best Family resources in Middle Tennessee.

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,

Upcoming Family Friendly Events

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Sunday, July 25, 2021

Having fun while learning. It is the key ingredient!

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Saturday, August 14, 2021

Join us the Second Saturday of each month for after-hours shows in the Sudekum Planetarium! Prepare to be blown away by a Laser shows feature loud music and dramatic lighting.

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Sunday, July 25, 2021

Times: April-September/8:00pm October-March/7:00pm

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Sunday, July 25, 2021

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

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Thursday, August 5, 2021

For the past 28 years, in January, The Bluebird Cafe and a host of songwriters, have helped raise funds for Alive Hospice.

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Thursday, August 5, 2021

*This series will stream live via StageIt.com*
Join us for Alive’s 28th annual fundraiser with The Bluebird Cafe!
Streaming live every Thursday in January from The Bluebird Cafe.

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Thursday, August 5, 2021

*This series will stream live via StageIt.com*
Join us for Alive’s 28th annual fundraiser with The Bluebird Cafe!
Streaming live every Thursday in January from The Bluebird Cafe.

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Sunday, July 25, 2021

Digital Worlds VR Arcade offers Tennessee the best experience for Virtual Reality in the Franklin, TN area. Perfect for Birthday Parties, Date Nights, Bachelor Parties, & Corporate Events.

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Thursday, July 29, 2021

Beginning in May, join us on Thursday nights for live music and programming combining art and nature! Grab a drink from one of our bar stations and stroll through the Ann & Monroe Carell Jr.

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Sunday, July 25, 2021

Family Fun 7 Days a Week

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Saturday, July 31, 2021

Cruise into Gateway Classic Cars with your collectible car or daily driver to share with the car community. All makes and models are welcomed! Indulge in coffee and donuts, while supplies last.

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Monday, July 26, 2021

Every Monday and Thursday night, the Clarksville Cornslingers and Miggyboards Cornhole Crew host an American Cornhole League CASH Prize Blind Draw Tournament! Chef Bonez will be serving up Top Shelf West Coast Style Tacos, and MORE until closing!

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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Each Team will throw 20 times (10 each Player) to compete against an opposite Team. The Team that wins will advance in the A Bracket, while the losing Team can still fight through the B Bracket! This will be a Best 2 out of 3 Tournament!

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Saturday, July 24, 2021

May 1 – September 5, 2021

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Monday, July 26, 2021

Every Monday and Thursday night, The Clarksville Cornslingers and Miggboards Cornhole Crew host an American Cornhole League CASH Prize Blind Draw Tournament!

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Saturday, July 24, 2021

Every Saturday 11-11:45 AM
Kidsville at the Parthenon is a FREE weekly program that combines storytelling, educational activities, arts & crafts, musicians and special guests & more!

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Saturday, August 14, 2021

Every 2nd Saturday of the month, The Flip'N Axe and Sip'N Paint, TN, teams up for an Art and Axes event!
Come and start your day off with some Canvas Painting with a Free Beverage of your choice, and an hour of Axe Throwing!

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Saturday, July 24, 2021

The Parthenon and Centennial Park Conservancy are honored to present Lynn Goldsmith: The Looking Glass, a groundbreaking photography exhibit in which photographer Lynn Goldsmith highlights the psychological relationship between what we see and wha

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Saturday, July 24, 2021

June - July

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Sunday, July 25, 2021

Tour Hours:
Monday thru Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Sunday from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Last tour begins at 3:30pm - Closed All Major Holidays

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Thursday, July 29, 2021

Thursday May 6 thru October 7 from 3:00-7:00

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Saturday, July 31, 2021

Racing Saturdays from March - November

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Saturday, August 7, 2021

Green flag racing in Nashville at the Speedway. Mark your calendars and get the kids ear plugs because this is one LOUD and FUN event!
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Friday, July 30, 2021

End your week right with an evening adventure!  Get outside and play in our trees, then stay for more fun on the ground.  We’ve got lawn games and music every Friday night in July and August.

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Saturday, July 24, 2021

Drop by between 10 a.m.-noon
Age level: All ages
Registration not required
Check out binoculars and a bird bingo to learn about the birds of Warner Park.
Leaders: BIRD team

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Sunday, August 15, 2021

5;30pm-8:00pm

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Sunday, July 25, 2021

May 1 – September 5, 2021

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Saturday, July 24, 2021

JULY 24, 2021

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Saturday, July 24, 2021

The Nashville Jazz Workshop (NJW) is an organization founded to spread Jazz around the entire community.

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Saturday, July 24, 2021

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, July 24, 2021

Join us for a fun and music-filled open house, as we celebrate the grand opening of the Bach to Rock music school in Mt. Juliet!

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Sunday, July 25, 2021

Nashville Jazz Workshop Public Opening

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Sunday, July 25, 2021

Live music by RESURRECTION - A JOURNEY TRIBUTE
The Battle of Franklin Trust is having the annual Sunset Concert Series, a family-friendly, summer tradition providing outdoor concerts on the east lawn of Carnton.

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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Age level: All ages
Registration opens July 13 - Email wpnc@nashville.gov to register

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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

A FREE community event for ALL to celebrate with the Nashville Jazz Workshop.

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Friday, July 30, 2021

Time slots open between 5-7 p.m.
Age level: All ages
Registration opens July 15 - Email wpnc@nashville.gov to regsiter

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Saturday, July 31, 2021

Drop by between 10 a.m.-noon
Age level: All ages
Registration not required
Visit the outdoor iSpy table to learn about the insects of Warner Park.
Leader: Kim Bailey

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Saturday, July 31, 2021

Join us for a fun and music-filled open house, as we celebrate the grand opening of the Bach to Rock music school in the Nashville West Shopping Center!

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Saturday, July 31, 2021

Pat Alger wrote the Country Music Hall of Fame member Garth Brooks' hits "That Summer," "The Thunder Rolls," "Unanswered Prayers" and "What She’s Doing Now." He also penned "Like We Never Had a Broken Heart" (Trisha Yearwood), "Small Town Saturday

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Sunday, August 1, 2021

Make this summer the Greatest. Summer. Ever! with Jovē, new alkaline bottled water clinically shown to provide deep hydration for skin and cellular health through its Advanced Cellular Hydration Technology™.

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Thursday, August 5, 2021

Thursdays, August 5, 12, 19 & 26 | 5 – 9 PM

We’re going to the dogs! Pack up the whole family and join us for dog-friendly nights in the garden Thursday evenings in August as a part of our Thursday Night Out series.

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Friday, August 6, 2021

The Williamson County Fair returns August 6-14, 2021!

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Saturday, August 7, 2021

The Nashville Jazz Workshop is excited to launch a new series for children and families in the community, Jazz AM.

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Thursday, August 12, 2021

The 33-year tradition of “Shakespeare in the Park” will return to the Yard at oneC1TY this summer. The Festival will open August 12 and run for 5 weeks in Nashville and 1 week in Franklin, and include two productions by two great playwrights.

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Thursday, August 12, 2021

Age level: All ages
Registration opens July 29 - Email wpnc@nashville.gov to register

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Saturday, August 14, 2021
August 14, 2021 – August 15, 2021 Cheekwood is excited to debut its inaugural African American Cultural Family Celebration, featuring a weekend of activities, highlighting both the visual and performing arts.
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Saturday, August 14, 2021

Few things in life have the power to bring people together like food and sport. Fútbar will be an entertainment venue that incorporates a unique dining and sports bar experience with street soccer.

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Saturday, August 14, 2021

Drop by between 10 a.m.-noon
Age level: All ages
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Learn about the fall wildflowers blooming in Warner Park right now.
Leaders: Melissa Donahue and Will Chamberlain

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Friday, August 27, 2021

Age level: All ages
Registration opens August 12 - Email wpnc@nashville.gov to register

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Saturday, August 28, 2021

Drop by between 10 a.m.-noon
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Explore the bird garden, observe the feeders and watch for hummingbirds.
Leaders: Heather Gallagher and the BIRD team

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Thursday, September 2, 2021

Live on the Green in back! Labor Day Weekend 2021.

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Thursday, September 2, 2021

Musicians Corner hosts events on Thursdays and Fridays in September.

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Saturday, September 4, 2021

September 4, 2021 @ 4:00 PM
A unique camping experience as you sleep under the stars just a short distance away from the snoozing animals.

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Monday, September 6, 2021

The Franklin Classic benefits Mercy Community Healthcare located in Franklin, Tenn. Mercy Community Healthcare provides integrated primary care to the under-served in Williamson and surrounding counties.

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Tuesday, September 7, 2021

September 7 - 11, 2021

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Thursday, September 9, 2021

33rd annual festival will be Sept. 9-11 2021

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Saturday, September 11, 2021

Come join in this family-friendly day of competition and appreciation as Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Emergency Services from five counties converge on Hartsville, TN.

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Saturday, September 18, 2021

September 18, 2021 – October 31, 2021

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Saturday, September 18, 2021

Sepember 18, 2021
The annual La Vergne Old Timers’ Festival is an amazing blend of mixing old traditions with new ones. There are also new crafts for sale from local and regional vendors.

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Saturday, September 25, 2021

September 25 - 26, 2021
Great fun and educational for the entire family. Native American Food, Arts and Crafts. Competition Pow Wow, Music and Dancing. Intertribal Dancing. Tickets are cash only at the gate.

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Saturday, September 25, 2021

September 25 & 26, 2021 Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival is a two-day event in Franklin, Tennessee. Musicians play on six stages set to the backdrop of the Park at Harlinsdale.

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Saturday, September 25, 2021

Saturday & Sunday September 25-26, 2021

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Saturday, October 2, 2021

Celebrating their 12th year in 2021, the National Banana Pudding Festival celebrates the ultimate Southern Treat: Banana Pudding.

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Saturday, October 2, 2021

Sat, October 2, 2021 7 AM
Purity Dairy Presents a Running/Walking Event that is Fun for the Entire Family...The 21st Annual Moosic City DairyPure Dash!

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Saturday, October 9, 2021

Saturday, October 9th 2021

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Saturday, October 16, 2021

The 2021 GOODfest and Fall Market will be held on Saturday, October 16 from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm outdoors at Moss-Wright Park. The public is invited to this FREE event located at 745 Caldwell Drive.

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Friday, October 22, 2021

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Saturday, October 23, 2021

Visitors of all ages are invited to step back in time and take a night tour through the grounds of the Bowen Plantation Home and Historic Mansker's Station.

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Saturday, October 30, 2021

Saturday, October 30, 2021

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Saturday, October 30, 2021

October 30, 2021

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Saturday, October 30, 2021

October 30, 2021 – October 31, 2021

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Thursday, November 4, 2021

Nov 4 – Nov 13, 2021

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Thursday, November 11, 2021

Saturday, December 11 - Sunday, December 12, 2021

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021

March 24-28, 2020 Produced by NSAI, the world's largest all-songwriter festival features both seasoned pros and fresh faces performing their past, present and future hits each night in some of Music City’s best listening rooms.

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Saturday, November 20, 2021

Saturdays Nov 20 - Dec 18, 2021

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Saturday, November 20, 2021

A healthy, family friendly day out.

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Saturday, November 20, 2021

A healthy, family friendly day out.

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Saturday, November 20, 2021

November 20, 2021 – January 09, 2022

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Saturday, November 27, 2021

November 27 - December 24, 2021
Your Nashville Holiday tradition is back. The season seems to be missing something if your family does not book tickets to see the Nashville Ballet present The Nutcracker!

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Monday, December 13, 2021

December 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 21 & 22, 2021

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Monday, January 3, 2022

Jan. 3-9, 2022 U.S. champions will be crowned in ladies, men’s, pairs and ice dance at the championship and junior levels of the U.S. Figure Skating competitive structure. The U.S.

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Thursday, March 24, 2022

March 24-27, 2022

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Friday, May 13, 2022

May 13-14, 2022
"Berry Sweet Traditions" - celebrating 76 years of the Middle Tennessee Strawberry Festival in Portland, TN!

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Saturday, May 14, 2022

May 14-21, 2022

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