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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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Weekend Top 5

Weekend Top 5

Well, it's going to be one of 'those' weekends. If the current forecast holds, prepare for most of the events scheduled on Friday and Saturday to be cancelled. If the weather changes at the last minute and we get zero snow and ice, I would still check with venues...

Martin ArtQuest at The Frist to Undergo Renovations

Martin ArtQuest at The Frist to Undergo Renovations

For some Nashville natives it may seem like the fabulous, family friendly, hands-on area at The Frist just opened up. In reality, it's been open for 16 years! It was definitely time for an upgrade, and boy do they have a lot of big plans! The New MAQ Dynamic new...

2018 Great Backyard Bird Count

2018 Great Backyard Bird Count

Get outside and participate in the annual Great Backyard Bird Count! Started in 1998 by the National Audubon Society and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, it is the first online community science project to gather data on wild birds. People in more than 100 countries...

Free Winter Fun

Free Winter Fun

Free Winter Fun in Nashville! Have some family fun this winter without breaking the bank. Use our list of free events and activities to plan a season of frugal frivolity!

MLK Day Celebrations

MLK Day Celebrations

Created to honor the great Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., MLK Day is celebrated on the 3rd Monday in January (this year it is January 15th). The spirit of the day is best described by his widow Coretta Scott King: On this holiday, we commemorate the universal,...

Things to Do and Places to Go

Cheap and FREE Places for Movies

Cheap and FREE Places for Movies

Let's face it - movies are expensive. It can easily cost $50 just for tickets for a family of 4 to see a movie on a weekend evening. Problem is - my kids love movies and the theater experience so we have gotten creative and found some economical solutions. Here is our...

Tour the Aquarium Restaurant

Tour the Aquarium Restaurant

When we go to Opry Mills we always have to stop by and see the fish at the Aquarium restaurant. Growing up my family had a 55 gallon fresh water tank and I watched my Mom clean it and balance the chemicals on a regular basis. I've wondered what it takes to maintain...

Brentwood Skate Center

Brentwood Skate Center

Brentwood Skate Center is a great place for parties, group events or just plain FUN!!! We visted on a Saturday.  And let me tell you.  This is a popular place!  There were at least 4...

McNamara’s Irish Pub

McNamara’s Irish Pub

Nashville - as everyone knows - is the home of country music. But there are other types of music to enjoy as well. Try spending a Sunday evening at McNamara's Irish Pub for dinner and family music night. McNamara's was established in Donelson in 2010 and serves...

The Ultimate List of Indoor Playgrounds in Nashville

The Ultimate List of Indoor Playgrounds in Nashville

Are your kids running circles in your house? But it's too hot or cold or raining? Take them to one of Nashville's indoor playgrounds! We found places for all ages all over Middle Tennessee. Bookmark this page to reference it next time you want to get out of the house....

Day Trips and Travel

Explore The Tomb – If you Dare….

Explore The Tomb – If you Dare….

Next time you are in Pigeon Forge, go on an adventure and follow in the footsteps of Indiana Jones and explore the Tomb. Located on the main strip, you can't miss the large gold pyramid. Your whole family will enjoy this adventure filled with challenges you have to...

North Charleston Fire Museum

North Charleston Fire Museum

Do you have a kid who wants to be a firefighter? Then this museum stop is a must when visiting Charleston. It is not too big and has interactive displays that both kids and parents can enjoy. When you first enter there is a great steam powered engine from the 19th...

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...