Best events in Nashville

Check out the top events in Nashville, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals

1. Centennial Art Center

1. Centennial Art Center

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2 local reviews
301 25th Avenue North, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-862-8442
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Michelle
Lots of events take place here throughout the year and Especially during the summer
Debra
Simple tour in a beautiful location. See schedule for classes and special events.
Michelle
Lots of events take place here throughout the year and Especially during the summer
1. Centennial Art Center

1. Centennial Art Center

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2 local reviews
301 25th Avenue North, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-862-8442
Michelle
Michelle
Lots of events take place here throughout the year and Especially during the summer
Debra
Debra
Simple tour in a beautiful location. See schedule for classes and special events.
Michelle
Michelle
Lots of events take place here throughout the year and Especially during the summer
2. Franklin Theatre

2. Franklin Theatre

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10 local reviews
419 Main Street, Franklin
+1 615-538-2075
Movie theaterElectronics storeHome goods store
Jennifer
Everything from first run movies, old classics, live plays, special themed-events, and concerts featuring some…
Mark
Film and music events in the heart of downtown Franklin
Robyn
A restored theater which now is a spot for some of the most prestigious live music in the area. This 300 sea…
2. Franklin Theatre

2. Franklin Theatre

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10 local reviews
419 Main Street, Franklin
+1 615-538-2075
Jennifer
Jennifer
Everything from first run movies, old classics, live plays, special themed-events, and concerts featuring some of the best known musicians a…
Mark
Mark
Film and music events in the heart of downtown Franklin
Robyn
Robyn
A restored theater which now is a spot for some of the most prestigious live music in the area. This 300 seat venue is state of the art bu…
3. Centennial Park

3. Centennial Park

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136 local reviews
2500 West End Avenue, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-862-8400
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CUIREN
Centennial Park is a popular park for people to walk or jog on a paved path. There is also live music on weeke…
Erin
Centennial is a flat park with jogging trails, very manicured, lots of arts festivals here, movies in the nigh…
Amy
Home of The Parthenon, a replica of the Greek Parthenon, Centennial Park hosts Musicians Corner and a variety …
3. Centennial Park

3. Centennial Park

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136 local reviews
2500 West End Avenue, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-862-8400
CUIREN
CUIREN
Centennial Park is a popular park for people to walk or jog on a paved path. There is also live music on weekends in the summer with food tr…
Erin
Erin
Centennial is a flat park with jogging trails, very manicured, lots of arts festivals here, movies in the night in the summers, events, grea…
Amy
Amy
Home of The Parthenon, a replica of the Greek Parthenon, Centennial Park hosts Musicians Corner and a variety of live music events year-roun…
4. Frist Center for the Visual Arts

4. Frist Center for the Visual Arts

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133 local reviews
919 Broadway, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-244-3340
CafeFoodMuseum
Alice
Nashville's historic, Art Deco Post Office is now a fine art museum and so much more. Along with exhibits from…
Daina
Incredible art museum with seasonal exhibits and outdoor summer events
Lisa
The First is our old post office and federal building with iconic art deco designs throughout the interior of …
4. Frist Center for the Visual Arts

4. Frist Center for the Visual Arts

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133 local reviews
919 Broadway, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-244-3340
Alice
Alice
Nashville's historic, Art Deco Post Office is now a fine art museum and so much more. Along with exhibits from the finest collections in the…
Daina
Daina
Incredible art museum with seasonal exhibits and outdoor summer events
Lisa
Lisa
The First is our old post office and federal building with iconic art deco designs throughout the interior of the grand building. First Cent…
5. Cheekwood: Estate and Gardens

5. Cheekwood: Estate and Gardens

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68 local reviews
1200 Forrest Park Drive, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-356-8000
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Todd
Expansive botanical gardens and museum housed in an old mansion. There are always interesting events on the w…
Emily
Set amidst the gorgeous estates of Bellemeade, Cheekwood offers a beautiful estate to tour and lush botanical …
Lisa
Beautiful gardens with world renowned rotating art exhibits. Check out the website for any special events or e…
5. Cheekwood: Estate and Gardens

5. Cheekwood: Estate and Gardens

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68 local reviews
1200 Forrest Park Drive, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-356-8000
Todd
Todd
Expansive botanical gardens and museum housed in an old mansion. There are always interesting events on the weekend, and their holiday ligh…
Emily
Emily
Set amidst the gorgeous estates of Bellemeade, Cheekwood offers a beautiful estate to tour and lush botanical gardens. They do special event…
Lisa
Lisa
Beautiful gardens with world renowned rotating art exhibits. Check out the website for any special events or exhibits.
6. Bridgestone Arena

6. Bridgestone Arena

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61 local reviews
501 Broadway, Nashville
+1 615-770-2000
StadiumPoint of interestEstablishment
Timothy
Go to the arena for a Predators hockey game or for an arena concert. Right in the middle of broadway, so you c…
Sky Share Management
Bridgestone Arena is an all-purpose venue in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. Home of the Nashville Predators an…
Michelle
Lots of Concerts/Events take place here that is within 1 mile of my home. A taxi ride would be approximately $…
6. Bridgestone Arena

6. Bridgestone Arena

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61 local reviews
501 Broadway, Nashville
+1 615-770-2000
Timothy
Timothy
Go to the arena for a Predators hockey game or for an arena concert. Right in the middle of broadway, so you can get something to eat or dri…
Sky Share Management
Sky Share Management
Bridgestone Arena is an all-purpose venue in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. Home of the Nashville Predators and various events.
Michelle
Michelle
Lots of Concerts/Events take place here that is within 1 mile of my home. A taxi ride would be approximately $5 only.
7. Nissan Stadium

7. Nissan Stadium

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62 local reviews
1 Titans Way, Nashville
+1 615-565-4300
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Chris and Carrie
Home of the Nashville Titans NFL franchise and site of the Music City Bowl, as well as many concerts and event…
DaR
Grab the free shuttles to Fan Fare, ballgames, CMA events. (We walk when the weather is pretty) Stop off fo…
Brian
Home of the Tennessee Titans and CMA Fest. This stadium is just a hop skip and a jump away from here. They act…
7. Nissan Stadium

7. Nissan Stadium

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62 local reviews
1 Titans Way, Nashville
+1 615-565-4300
Chris and Carrie
Chris and Carrie
Home of the Nashville Titans NFL franchise and site of the Music City Bowl, as well as many concerts and events.
DaR
DaR
Grab the free shuttles to Fan Fare, ballgames, CMA events. (We walk when the weather is pretty) Stop off for lunch at Jack's BBQ
Brian
Brian
Home of the Tennessee Titans and CMA Fest. This stadium is just a hop skip and a jump away from here. They actually sell spots in my parking…
8. Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park

8. Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park

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41 local reviews
600 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-741-5280
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Scott
Great city park with monuments of various wars and significant state events. Free Splash park for kids during …
Ann
Has a wonderful farmers market on the weekends. And special events all thru the year.
Mike
Amazing view of the state capitol
8. Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park

8. Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park

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41 local reviews
600 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-741-5280
Scott
Scott
Great city park with monuments of various wars and significant state events. Free Splash park for kids during warm weather.
Ann
Ann
Has a wonderful farmers market on the weekends. And special events all thru the year.
Mike
Mike
Amazing view of the state capitol
9. Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

9. Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

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36 local reviews
3777 Nolensville Pike, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-833-1534
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Caitlin & Edwin
2 miles : 5 minute drive — Great place for families; see the animals, check out their events like Zoovies (Ou…
Julie
The zoo is close to the house and a great attraction. They have a wonderful playground for kids! Check out the…
Heather
Adorable little zoo. The animals are loved and well-cared for. The ambiance is great and it's a perfect outi…
9. Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

9. Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

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36 local reviews
3777 Nolensville Pike, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-833-1534
Caitlin & Edwin
Caitlin & Edwin
2 miles : 5 minute drive — Great place for families; see the animals, check out their events like Zoovies (Outdoor movies at the Zoo); Over…
Julie
Julie
The zoo is close to the house and a great attraction. They have a wonderful playground for kids! Check out their calendar because they often…
Heather
Heather
Adorable little zoo. The animals are loved and well-cared for. The ambiance is great and it's a perfect outing for the whole family!
10. Third Man Records

10. Third Man Records

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22 local reviews
623 7th Avenue South, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-891-4393
Electronics storeHome goods storeStore
H.J.
Third Man Records, the headquarters of Jack White's record label, is known for having great shows in the Blue …
 Paul
Downtown - Jack White fans converge for live music, special events and the record store and a possible glimps…
Alice
Jack White's iconic store, recording studio and event space is a fun place to visit, see a movie or music perf…
10. Third Man Records

10. Third Man Records

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22 local reviews
623 7th Avenue South, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-891-4393
H.J.
H.J.
Third Man Records, the headquarters of Jack White's record label, is known for having great shows in the Blue Room, but the shop and courtya…
 Paul
Paul
Downtown - Jack White fans converge for live music, special events and the record store and a possible glimpse of the great one.
Alice
Alice
Jack White's iconic store, recording studio and event space is a fun place to visit, see a movie or music performance. The offerings vary so…
11. Arrington Vineyards

11. Arrington Vineyards

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47 local reviews
6211 Patton Rd, Arrington
Closed now
+1 615-395-0102
FoodPoint of interestEstablishment
Sara
Beautiful rolling country hill views at a picturesque winery often used for weddings and other special events…
Amy
20 Minute drive, but a beautiful vineyard owned and operated by Kix Brooks. Usually having live music and othe…
Paul
Arrington - Vineyard owned by Kix Brooks of Brooks & Dunn fame. Take a picnic for a nice day trip and sample …
11. Arrington Vineyards

11. Arrington Vineyards

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47 local reviews
6211 Patton Rd, Arrington
Closed now
+1 615-395-0102
Sara
Sara
Beautiful rolling country hill views at a picturesque winery often used for weddings and other special events. Live music on the weekends in…
Amy
Amy
20 Minute drive, but a beautiful vineyard owned and operated by Kix Brooks. Usually having live music and other special events.
Paul
Paul
Arrington - Vineyard owned by Kix Brooks of Brooks & Dunn fame. Take a picnic for a nice day trip and sample some wine. Concerts in Summer…
12. The Parthenon

12. The Parthenon

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109 local reviews
2500 West End Avenue, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-862-8431
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Max and Cindy
In the heart of West End is The Parthenon, which stands proudly as the centerpiece of Centennial Park, Nashvil…
Tara
Its the only one of its kind in the world and is stunning with a beautiful park and awesome indoor statue of A…
Jaime
This Nashville landmark is located in Centennial Park near Vanderbilt University. It is a replica of the origi…
12. The Parthenon

12. The Parthenon

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109 local reviews
2500 West End Avenue, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-862-8431
Max and Cindy
Max and Cindy
In the heart of West End is The Parthenon, which stands proudly as the centerpiece of Centennial Park, Nashville's premier urban park. The r…
Tara
Tara
Its the only one of its kind in the world and is stunning with a beautiful park and awesome indoor statue of Athena holding Nike. Traveling …
Jaime
Jaime
This Nashville landmark is located in Centennial Park near Vanderbilt University. It is a replica of the original Parthenon in Athens, Greec…