Family Friendly Events in Middle Tennessee

Hike-a-Thon

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TennGreen Land Conservancy’s fourth annual Hike-a-Thon is taking place during the entire month of April 2024. The month-long fundraising and adventure competition supports the protection of Tennessee’s lands and waters and encourages people of all ages and abilities to get outside for the chance to win awesome prizes. While this event benefits Tennessee nature, participants ...

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Free

Free Orienteering Clinic and Meet at Rotary Park!

Rotary Park 2308 Rotary Park Drive, Clarksville, TN, United States

Orienteering is a sport where participants find control flags located throughout urban, semi-urban and wilderness settings. Join us for a free indoor beginner’s clinic and/or a free outdoor orienteering meet at Rotary Park in Clarksville on April 13th. Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced courses will be available. Register for the beginner’s clinic and orienteering afterwards at ...

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Touch-a-Truck @ Adventure Science Center

Adventure Science Center 800 Fort Negley Boulevard, Nashville, TN, United States

SATURDAY, APRIL 13  | 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM (QUIETER HOUR FROM 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM) Our wildly-popular, annual Touch-a-Truck event returns this spring. Children (and adults!) will have a chance to see and touch heavy machinery utilized in the construction industry and speak with the people who operate them. We will have a variety ...

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Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival

Public Square Park 1 Public Square, Nashville, TN, United States

The Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival is a family-friendly celebration of spring and Japanese culture on the front lawn of the Metro Courthouse at Nashville Public Square. Admission is free. The festival will begin at 9:30 a.m. with the Cherry Blossom Walk, hosted by Sister Cities of Nashville. Festival highlights include Japanese music and dance, a ...

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Free

Wild About Raptors

Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary 545 Beech Creek Rd S, Brentwood, TN, United States

Cost: $15 per person Ages 2 and under FREE Are you a hawk watcher? An owl enthusiast? A falcon fanatic? Discover the unique adaptations that make birds of prey masters of the sky and the roles they play in our environment. This program will include an educational program and hands on activities to explore the ...

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Tots! @ Cheekwood

Cheekwood 1200 Forrest Park Drive, Nashville

From March 9 – May 28, tots and their guardians can enjoy drop-in style hands-on activities and storytimes Tuesday through Saturday. Join a member of the garden staff for a crowd favorite, Turtle Talks, as they feed the turtles and answer questions about the Children’s Garden’s shelled residents. Each week’s theme is inspired by current ...

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Goat Farm Experience at Noble Springs Dairy

Noble Springs Dairy 3144 Blazer Rd, Franklin, TN, United States

COME RELAX, ENJOY THE FARM AND OUR BABY GOATS! GET YOUR TICKETS Come to the farm to spend time learning about the goats and other animals, petting the goats and enjoy spending time on the farm. Learn about our farmstead creamery and the cheese making process.  We open at 10am on Saturdays seasonally. Arrive anytime ...

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$12

Arbor Day – Pinkerton Park

Pinkerton Park 495 Murfreesboro Rd, Franklin, TN, United States

Feeling stumped? Join us for our Arbor Day Celebration for story time, reading of the proclamation, demonstrations by the City's Urban Forestry team and some animals from the Nashville Zoo. Come enjoy free popcorn and hot dogs provided by the City of Franklin Parks and Middle Tennessee Electric while supplies last! 

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Kite Fest

12965 Old Hickory Blvd., Antioch, TN 37013 12965 Old Hickory Blvd., Antioch

Join us for the biannual Kite Fest at Mill Ridge Park! Kites and flying tutorials, picnic snacks, and lawn games are provided by Friends of Mill Ridge Park! Fly with us between 11:00-3:00 PM on Saturday, March 30; April 13; April 27; and May 11. Bring a park blanket or chair. A portable toilet is ...

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VIVA Spring Festival

Centennial Park Nashville, TN, United States

Saturday, April 13, 2024 11:00 AM  4:00 PM Centennial Park2500 West End Avenue Nashville, TN, 37203United States (map)   Conexion Americas and El Jefe bring the 1st Annual Minority Owned Food Trucks & Beer Festival with craft beer, great food, lawn games, music, and fun for the whole family.