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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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Sunday, May 30, 2021

Having fun while learning. It is the key ingredient!

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Sunday, May 9, 2021

L27 has partnered with Flourish Meditation to offer $15 classes every Sunday from 6-6:30 pm. Tickets for the class include a 25% discount to Decker & Dryer. The class will be held at The Westin in Nashville.

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Monday, May 10, 2021

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

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Monday, May 10, 2021

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

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Thursday, June 3, 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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Friday, May 14, 2021

Cooler spring nights are perfect for a campfire! Zipline, climb and then get cozy!

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Friday night climbs now come with a campfire! Join us for Firepit Fridays and get cozy by the fire after your climb!

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Friday, May 14, 2021

THE MUSICIANS ARE PERFORMING LIVE ON STAGE AGAIN!

We are excited to continue our live music program at the brewery taproom.

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Sunday, May 9, 2021

From acclaimed artist Sean Kenney and produced by Imagine Exhibitions, this exhibition features 38 sculptures made from more than 800,000 LEGO® Bricks.

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Sunday, May 9, 2021

We’re taking the arts outside! This May, enjoy programs combining art and nature in this new month-long event featuring 10 outdoor art happenings every day and additional happenings throughout the week.

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Sunday, May 9, 2021

With 55 acres of breathing room, Cheekwood serves as a refuge to rejuvenate the mind, body, and spirit in one of the greenest spaces in Nashville.

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Thursday, May 13, 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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Saturday, May 15, 2021

Join us for our first annual 5K Fun Run/Walk fundraiser event!

Date: Saturday, May 15

Time: 8am-11am

Location: Edwin Warner Park, Shelter 11

Timeline of events:

8:00-8:15 Staggered 5K start times begin

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Saturday, May 15, 2021

A city-wide event that is part scavenger hunt, part escape room, and part mystery adventure.

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Sunday, May 16, 2021

We-Ho Makers and Growers Market Sunday May 16th with The Loading Dock, Blade and Timber, Nashville Craft Bevco and over 30 of our small bizz friends!
*2-7pm at 2020 Lindell Avenue
*Free Entry
*Free Parking
*Free Games

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Saturday, May 22, 2021

Play Like a Girl invites girls ages 10 -17 to visit the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway for a FREE outdoor event during Indianapolis 500 Qualifications on Saturday, May 22.

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Saturday, May 29, 2021

Family Fun 7 Days a Week

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Saturday, May 29, 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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Saturday, May 29, 2021

The White Owl Music Fest is being built from the ground up as a safe, responsible gathering in an all-outdoor setting with appropriate social distancing at Starstruck Farm in Lebanon, TN.

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Saturday, June 5, 2021

JUNE 5TH - 6TH 2021

The Great Tennessee Air Show is scheduled for Saturday, June 5th and Sunday, June 6th, 2021. Gates open from 8:00am - 4:30pm.

The show will take place at Smyrna Airport in Smyrna, TN.

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Saturday, June 5, 2021

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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Monday, June 7, 2021

Does your child have a budding interest in animals, farming or nature?

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Monday, June 14, 2021

Play Like a Girl On the Green will feature a special opportunity for girls to work on the fundamentals of putting and green reading, chipping, pitching and full swing at the LPGA*USGA Girls Golf Experience at Middle Tennessee’s premier golf course

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Saturday, June 26, 2021

Saturday, June 26, 2021

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Sunday, June 27, 2021

Planning your July 4th Celebrations, check out our complete list of events, celebrations, concerts and of course the fireworks in Nashville and all middle Tennessee communities.

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Sunday, June 27, 2021

We have a complete list of Nashville area events to help you and your family celebrate our Independence Day this Fourth of July!

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Sunday, July 4, 2021

Celebrate Independence Day 2021 with headliner Brad Paisley during the FREE Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th event in Downtown Nashville.

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Saturday, July 17, 2021

July 17-18, 2021
The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN’s Main Street Festival is a highly-anticipated, annual tradition held in the historic downtown of Franklin, Tennessee.

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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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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 30, 2021

October 30, 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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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.