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Welcome to Nashville Fun for Families, your resource for things to do in Nashville and Middle Tennessee. We pledge that your family will never be bored again! Scroll down for the latest news, giveaways and events. 

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ICE! At Gaylord Opryland

ICE! At Gaylord Opryland

One of our favorite holiday activities is going to see ICE! at the Gaylord Opryland hotel. It is also one of the biggest topics of conversation we hear at Nashville Fun For Families. "Is it worth it?" everyone wants to know.  For my family, the answer is yes - but we...

Pictures with Santa

Pictures with Santa

SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN!!! AND HE IS DESPERATE TO HAVE HIS PICTURE MADE WITH YOUR KID!!! ***All times and dates were correct at the time of publication and are subject to change. Check your specific location before you head out!*** The Mall at Green Hills (Map) ...

Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

Santa is one HUNGRY fellow. He has breakfasts planned all over Nashville and Middle Tennessee this season. Plan these in advance because they are CRAZY popular and most of them will sell out before you buy your Thanksgiving turkey. This list is growing constantly so...

Christmas Movies

Christmas Movies

See Classic Christmas Movies in a Classic Nashville Theater For my family, Christmas movies are a big part of the holiday season.  It's one of the few times of the year that we all have some time off to spend together.  Many local theaters are showing some of those...

Things to Do and Places to Go

Pictures with Santa

Pictures with Santa

SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN!!! AND HE IS DESPERATE TO HAVE HIS PICTURE MADE WITH YOUR KID!!! ***All times and dates were correct at the time of publication and are subject to change. Check your specific location before you head out!*** The Mall at Green Hills (Map) ...

Fontanel Nashville

Fontanel Nashville

Depending on how long you have lived in Nashville, you either think of The Fontanel as the former home of country music superstar Barbara Mandrell or as a sprawling entertainment complex. And either way, you would be right! [gallery type="slideshow" size="large"...

Christmas Parades

Christmas Parades

Christmas Parades are a great FREE way to celebrate the Holiday Season! Start your holiday season off right by attending a Christmas parade! Parades are a great way to have some family fun this Christmas.  Connect with your community, see a marching band or two and...

Holiday Concerts

Holiday Concerts

Nashville may be 'Music City' all year long but the holidays are a great time to see some special performances. From huge productions at the Nashville Symphony to local community band concerts, you'll find something on this list to keep the holiday fun going for your...

Holiday Lights at Cheekwood Botanical Garden

Holiday Lights at Cheekwood Botanical Garden

If you have lived in Nashville for any length of time, then you know that Cheekwood has offered lots of holiday fun for many years.  They have concerts, cookie decorating, gingerbread workshops, the hands down best Santa in all of Nashville (completely my opinion!)...

Day Trips and Travel

Explore the Stars at the US Space and Rocket Center

Explore the Stars at the US Space and Rocket Center

Just 2 hours south of Nashville is one of only 3 places in the U.S. where your family can see rockets, explore the history of NASA and see what is being planned by the U.S. going into the future of space exploration. Take a day trip and check out the US Space and...

The Island in Pigeon Forge – Fun, Food and Shopping in the Smokies

The Island in Pigeon Forge – Fun, Food and Shopping in the Smokies

The Island, located right on the main strip in Pigeon Forge, is a great destination for the whole family. Explore the shops and eat lunch for an afternoon of fun or spend the weekend at the Margaritaville hotel. There is enough to do for two full days without leaving....

Gulf Quest – Mobile, Alabama

Gulf Quest – Mobile, Alabama

Gulf Quest, National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico is located in Mobile, Alabama. The stated purpose of the museum is "To inspire people of all ages and backgrounds to understand and appreciate the Gulf Coast's Rich Maritime Heritage through exhibits, programs...

Mobile Carnival Museum

Mobile Carnival Museum

Did you know that Mardi Gras was born in Mobile, Alabama? Me neither. But they set me straight pretty quick at the Mobile Carnival Museum!  Mardi Gras is presented as a family friendly kind of event in Mobile. You see lots of children in the pictures of Mobile Mardi...

EarlyWorks Children’s Museum

EarlyWorks Children’s Museum

A short 2 hour drive south of Nashville in Huntsville, AL you will find enough family fun for a weekend, but its close enough for a day trip too. Before you head to the attraction you plan to visit make sure to stop at the Huntsville Visitors' Center for information...