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Nashville Fun for Families

Your online resource to find things to do in Nashville and Middle Tennessee with your family. Discover local places, events for the whole family, and interesting places to travel for a day trip or vacation.

Tennessee State Advice and Guidelines

Tennessee State Advice and Guidelines

Tennessee State Advice and Guidelines

Cake Mix Edible Play Dough

Here is a fun and easy activity to do at home. With only a few ingredients you can make Cake Mix Edible Play Dough.

Fishing Holes in Nashville

Ready to go fishing? Residents of Middle Tennessee have so many options for places to fish. The Cumberland River, Percy Priest Lake, Old Hickory Lake and Stones River are the major bodies of water in our area but there are lots of smaller creeks and ponds perfect to drop your line.

Middle Tennessee Greenways

Whether you are training for a marathon or just looking for a nice place to take a leisurely walk with the family, Middle Tennessee offers lots of greenways and walking trails perfect for training or taking a stroll.

Latest News

July 4th 2020 Celebrations

4th of July Celebrations in Nashville and Middle Tennessee

The 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays. Parades, watermelon and of course fireworks. Here is a list of fireworks displays scheduled in Nashville and Middle Tennessee.  This year, with social distancing things...

2020 Guide to Farmers Markets in Nashville

Summer brings fresh produce to Nashville and the arrival of weekly Farmers Markets all over Nashville and Middle Tennessee.  (Cheatham, Davidson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, Wilson). Want to pick your own produce...
Beaches in Nashville and Middle Tennessee

Beaches in Nashville and Middle Tennessee

The wait is finally over! The US Army Corps of Engineers has announced that some of our favorite beaches will reopen to the public on June 12, 2020. Nothing says "Summer Fun" quite like the feeling of sand between your...
summer movies

Summer Movies

Summer Movies in Nashville and Middle Tennessee One of my family's favorite summer activities is seeing a movie. We love an outdoor movie under the stars, an icy cold theater on a sweltering afternoon or (our favorite!) a...
Summer Festivals

Summer Festivals

Have some family fun at Summer Festivals scheduled in Nashville and Middle Tennessee. Live music, yummy food and children's activities are just a few of the entertainment options you will find at a festival this summer....

More Ideas for Fun

Indoor Playgrounds

Find an indoor playground nearby.

Guides

From Camps to Birthday Parties – we have a guide for it.

Storytimes

Free story times happen daily all over Nashville

Deals

Find a deal or discount on fun!

Local Things to Do

Soundwaves at Gaylord Opryland

Soundwaves – Gaylord Opryland’s New Water Park

Soundwaves, Gaylord Opryland's new indoor water park opened on December 1, 2018 and now the outdoor attractions are open! While you do have to spend the night at the hotel, it is a great new option for a family fun staycation. Check out these savings exclusively...

2020 Guide to Farmers Markets in Nashville

Summer brings fresh produce to Nashville and the arrival of weekly Farmers Markets all over Nashville and Middle Tennessee.  (Cheatham, Davidson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, Wilson). Want to pick your own produce instead? We have an up-to-date list of farms...
Beaches in Nashville and Middle Tennessee

Beaches in Nashville and Middle Tennessee

The wait is finally over! The US Army Corps of Engineers has announced that some of our favorite beaches will reopen to the public on June 12, 2020. Nothing says "Summer Fun" quite like the feeling of sand between your toes. We may be miles away from the ocean but...
Davidson County Beaches

Beaches in Nashville Where You Can Play in the Sand

If you are longing to get your toes in the sand but a trip to the gulf coast isn't on your summer agenda, head to one of these Davidson county beaches. These natural areas are a great, low cost way to spend a fun afternoon with your family. Pack your sunscreen,...
summer movies

Summer Movies

Summer Movies in Nashville and Middle Tennessee One of my family's favorite summer activities is seeing a movie. We love an outdoor movie under the stars, an icy cold theater on a sweltering afternoon or (our favorite!) a double feature at the drive in. COVID 19 has...

Day Trips and Travel

lost creek falls and cave

Lost Creek Falls and Cave – A Waterfall Adventure for All Ages

You know those amazing adventure spots you see when perusing Pinterest that make your eyes glaze over with envy at the person who was actually standing in that spot, able to snap that pic? What if I told you that there’s a spot like that, less than 2 hours away from...
kentucky down under

Kentucky Down Under

Drive 90 minutes north on I-65 and explore another continent - get a taste of Australia (at least it's wildlife) at Kentucky Down Under. Plan to spend the day here - there is lots to see and do! Take Exit 58 off I-65 and turn at the Love's gas station on the...
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

See the Smoky Mountains on the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

In the fall in Tennessee, my favorite weekend trip is Gatlinburg, TN and once there, my very favorite place to see the fall color and the Smoky Mountains is the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail. Before you head out, it is worth driving into the main entrance of the...
cummins falls state park

Cummins Falls State Park

I've never written anything controversial on this site but this post may change that. Let me make something clear right up front. If you and your family have been visiting Cummins Falls for years and you love it and take all your friends, I think that's great and...
Harmony park safari

Harmony Park Safari

Harmony Park Safari is off the beaten path about 30 minutes south of downtown Huntsville, AL. It is worth the drive if you are in the area! Owned by a biologist and a physicist the Safari Park is more than just a drive through - the park helps with conservation of a...

The Ultimate Spring Fun List

Still need ideas? Here is a huge list of things to do this spring in Nashville.

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