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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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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Open Everyday!
Family Friendly and daily events you won't want to miss!

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Sunday, October 20, 2019

Having fun while learning. It is the key ingredient!

 
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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Saturday & Sundays

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Saturday & Sundays

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Saturday, October 26, 2019

Cruise in to Gateway Classic Cars every last Saturday of the month for Cars & Coffee: Presented by Grundy Insurance!
So far we have had some amazing turnouts, but we want to continue to grow!

 
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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Forget tourist-filled museums, make your own memories with a photo scavenger hunt tour in Nashville! On a Let’s Roam scavenger hunt, you and your team will work together to wander throughout Nashville, racking up points and laughs along the way.

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Saturday, October 26, 2019

The Nashville Flea Market is always open for shopping on the FOURTH weekend of every month. Every December, the Nashville Flea Market falls on the THIRD weekend of the month due to the Christmas Holiday.

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Saturday, October 26, 2019

Last Saturday May - November Bring out your favorite canine and enjoy the trails and grounds of Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage!

 
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Saturday, October 26, 2019

Enjoy Glow in the Park – a magical experience where you’re climbing through the trees lit up by glow attire, music and more! We have Glow in the Park climbing on Saturday nights.

 
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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Spring, summer and fall, Lucky Ladd’s – Tennessee’s largest petting farm and fun park is brimming with fun activities and outdoor adventures for kids and adults alike.

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Nashville, Franklin, Murfreesboro and beyond...it's Middle Tennessee's favorite place to get lost.

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Wednesday through Saturday from 10am to 6pm and Sunday 12pm to 5pm

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

September 21 – October 27, 2019 | TUESDAY – SUNDAY 9:00AM – 5:00PM

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Pick the perfect pumpkin at Tennessee's largest petting farm and fun park – Lucky Ladd Farms.

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Open 7PM to 12 Midnight • Fridays & Saturdays | 2019 Schedule: September 21st - October 26th & Halloween

Step into The Portal and be transported to a nightmare of urban legends and folklore.

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Open 7PM to 12 Midnight • Fridays & Saturdays | 2019 Schedule: September 21st - October 26th & Halloween

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Open 7PM to 12 Midnight • Fridays & Saturdays | 2019 Schedule: September 21st - October 26th & Halloween

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

FREE Outdoor Movies on our huge 20 foot movie screen. Bring the family, bring a blanket or chair, hang out by the bonfire, and enjoy a great food from our concession stand! Admission for the movie is free every night.

 
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Saturday, October 19, 2019
Friday & Saturday | September 28 - November 2
 
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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Friday & Saturday Nights | September 28 - November 2

 
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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Limited Space - Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights starting October 4th – November 10th Nights - Age Restrictions!

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Oct 5 - 31, 2019
We are Dickson's largest pumpkin patch and corn maze that has been serving the community since 2008! We are also open March-November for on-farm weddings, corporate events, and birthday parties.

 
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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Adults Only | Saturdays: October 5,12,19,26 and November 9 and 16 | 9:30am
​Cost: $12/hiker

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Sunday, October 20, 2019

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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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights starting September 27th – November 9th
Canoe the Caney, bring your friends and climb aboard our trolley for a spine-tingling, after-dark, historic ghost tour.

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

2019 Dates: September 18 - November 9 |Wednesdays - Saturdays 7 p.m. & 9 p.m.

 
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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Saturday, October 19th, 2019 – Noon to 5 p.m.
Tennessee Beer and Wine Festival is strictly 21 and older.

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

October 19 & 26, 2019 | 6 PM

 
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Friday, October 25, 2019

Friday October 25, 2019 ~ 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Historic Rock Castle and Character Visits 4U proudly present a unique, Halloween event featuring the most dastardly of all Villains!

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Saturday, October 26, 2019

Saturday, October 26, 2019

 
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Saturday, October 26, 2019

October 26th, 2019

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Saturday, October 26, 2019

Experience the magic as you behold the splendor of colorful hot air balloons inflated and floating over East Tennessee’s lakes and valleys painted with stunning colors during the peak of Fall Foliage viewing in the Great Smokey Mountains.

 
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Saturday, October 26, 2019
Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 3 PM – 6 PM
 
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Saturday, October 26, 2019

Saturday, October 26, 2019

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Saturday, October 26, 2019

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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Sunday, October 27, 2019

Butcehrtown Hall is hosting its second annual pumpkin carving competition on their patio on Sunday, October 27th, from 5:00 pm until 8:30 pm. Details include:

 
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Sunday, October 27, 2019

The second annual Gather (At the Farm), an exclusive event brought to you by Bloomsbury Farm and Experience Nashville, and in partnership with Food for the Hungry will take place on October 27th at the picturesque Bloomsbury Farm.

 
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Sunday, October 27, 2019

The second annual Gather (At the Farm), an exclusive event brought to you by Bloomsbury Farm and Experience Nashville, and in partnership with Childfund will take place on October 27th at the picturesque Bloomsbury Farm.

 
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Thursday, October 31, 2019

On October 31st, November 1st and November 2nd, starting at 8 pm, the popular rooftop lounge will be transformed into L27’s Freak Show, a “creepy carnival-themed” party. Event details include:

 
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Thursday, October 31, 2019

On Halloween night, 6th & Peabody, will celebrate their first Halloween in Nashville honoring their location, formally known as the “slaughter house” by partnering with Sparkle City to create a Spooky City Disco Party, Darkside of the Moon Shi

 
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Friday, November 1, 2019

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night Walk funds treatments that are saving the lives of patients today.

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Saturday, November 2, 2019

Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 at The Hermitage.

 
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Saturday, November 2, 2019

Free Admission and Free Parking! We would love to invite you to our Ladies Shopping Festival in Nashville on November 2, 2019. We offer 50+ local vendors with handmade items, direct sales, beautiful decorated table-scapes and Christmas trees!

 
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Thursday, November 7, 2019

The second annual Field of Honor® will be held on Veterans Day Weekend, Nov. 7-16, 2019, from 9:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. It will feature 1,000 3’x5’ American flags.

 
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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Blue & Gray Days draws hundreds of school children and adult spectators every year. At both Carter House and Carnton, guests will meet Civil War re-enactors and get hands-on experience with clothes, trades, and weapons of the past. This living

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Saturday, November 9, 2019

Join us Saturday November 9th at Henry Horton State Park for our Second Annual Battle Run.

 
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Saturday, November 9, 2019

Lace up your hiking boots and join Safe Haven Family Shelter for our 15th Annual Hike for the Homeless on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019 at Edwin Warner Park's picnic shelters 9 and 11! Registration opens at 9 a.m., and the Hike will begin at 10 a.m.

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Sunday, November 10, 2019

The Best Buddies Friendship Walk is an opportunity for people in the Middle Tennessee community to engage and connect with one another, unite employees with a team building activity, and market company goods and services, and become part of a worl

 
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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Join us for a weekend that creates space to withdraw from the distractions of daily life and immerse in restoration.

 
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Friday, November 22, 2019

GLOW—Nashville's brightest Christmas experience—is the newest must-see holiday attraction in the Southeast.

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Friday, November 22, 2019

November 22nd - December 31st | 4PM - 10PM
A new Christmas experience is coming to Nashville and boasts millions of twinkling lights, ice skating, tubing and one of the country's tallest Christmas trees.

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk & Kids Fun Run benefiting GraceWorks takes place THANKSGIVING DAY, The 2019 Turkey Trot benefiting GraceWorks will take place Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 28, at 7:45 a.m. at our NEW LOCATION – CoolSprings Galleria.

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Saturday, December 14, 2019

December 14 & 15, 2019

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Saturday, February 15, 2020

Join the movement that's taken over the racing world. Hot Chocolate 15k/5k is headed to Nashville on February 15, 2020! Start and finish in Bicentennial Mall State Park among Nashville's biggest chocolate aficionados.

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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.