Family Friendly Events in Middle Tennessee

 

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Cheekwood Harvest

Cheekwood 1200 Forrest Park Drive, Nashville

Celebrate the autumnal season at Cheekwood with two Pumpkin Houses and a Pumpkin Patch, thousands of colorful mums, scarecrows throughout the garden, new adult workshops and wellness programs, extended hours on Thursday evenings, live music in the Beer Garden, and so much more! This is a Weekly Recurring Event Runs from Sep 18, 2021 to ...

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Free
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MGL Story Time

MGL Memorial Library 521 Mercury Blvd, Murfreesboro

Join us on Fridays for singing, dancing and story time fun! MGL Library is located inside Patterson Park Community Center. Center membership is not required to visit the library. 

Free
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Tots! Now Tuesday through Saturday

Cheekwood 1200 Forrest Park Drive, Nashville

Beginning Saturday, September 18, Tots! returns with hands-on activities, storytime, and the curiosity cart five days a week. Join us in the Bracken Foundation Children’s Garden Tuesday – Saturday from 10 AM – 12 PM as this beloved program welcomes your little one to learn more about the plants in our gardens and the art ...

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Free
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Mourning at the Mansion

Oaklands Mansion 900 N Maney Ave, Murfreesboro

Visit Oaklands Mansion from October 19th until October 29th and experience macabre traditions surrounding death in Murfreesboro in the 19th century. The lights are low, mirrors are draped in somber black fabric, and a coffin stands quietly in the parlor awaiting grieving mourners… You can almost hear a funeral dirge playing faintly in the distance! ...

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School Day Play @ Urban Air Adventure Park

Urban Air Adventure Park 4331 Old Hickory Boulevard, Old Hickory

Special park hours just for kids that are homeschooled or online learning.** $10.00 for Deluxe Attraction Access and $15.99 for Ultimate Attraction (all attractions) Access. *socks not included in event pricing. **Memberships are not valid for this event. 

$10 – $15.99

Trunk or Treat @ South

South College 616 Marriott Drive, Nashville

The Nashville Dental Hygiene Association is hosting a trunk or treat at South College and would love to have anyone and everyone come through!

Free

Fall Family Block Party

White House City Park 420 Highway 76, White House

ALL THINGS FALL! We are excited to announce our Fall Family Block Party presented by our friends at Ryan Homes will take place on Friday, October 22nd at the White House Municipal Park. There will be a fall farmers market, craft vendors, food trucks, a free pumpkin patch sponsored by the White House Inn Museum, ...

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Free
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Firepit Fridays

The Adventure Park at Nashville 801 C Percy Warner Boulevard, Nashville

Friday night climbs now come with a campfire! Join us for Firepit Fridays and get cozy by the fire after your climb! Firepit Friday tickets include up to 2 hours of climbing and a 30 minute safety briefing. Climbers have full access to the courses at the beginning of their climb. Courses then begin to ...

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$33

Castle of Villains

Rock Castle State Historic Site 139 Rock Castle Ln, Hendersonville

Friday, October 22, 2021 5:00 PM 8:00 PM Join us for a fiendishly good time as your favorite fairy-tale Villains take over Historic Rock Castle for the 4th annual Castle of Villains, presented by Historic Rock Castle and Character Visits 4 U! A truly unique Halloween experience for all ages! Friday October 22, 2021 ~ ...

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Barfield Bash

Barfield Crescent Park 697 Veterans Parkway, Murfreesboro

Come out and join us at the Barfield Bash to play some ghostly games and win some frighteningly fun prizes, enjoy spooky music and participate in a chilling costume contest as well! There will be a startling story time, paranormal petting zoo, and a fortune teller just to name a few.

Free
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Old Scream Road at Barfield Bash

Barfield Crescent Park 697 Veterans Parkway, Murfreesboro

Take a ride through Murfreesboro's scariest haunted hayride. Prepare yourself for the creepy journey through the forest of Barfield Park. For all ages. May frighten small children.

$5
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Boo at the Zoo

Nashville Zoo 3777 Nolensville Pike, Nashville

Festive Fun is Back! EVENT FEATURES Plenty of magical lit scenes and picture-perfect pumpkin patches Enchanting giant hay creatures and Gourdon the Talking Pumpkin Monster Mash dance area and Scary-Go-Round carousel Special animal shows nightly 10 trick-or-treat stations + a glow-in-the-dark souvenir cup for kids WHAT TO EXPECT Walk-through experience with nightly capacity limits. Masks ...

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$18 – $20
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Spooktacular Haunted House Decorating @ American Girl

Cool Springs Galleria 1800 Galleria Blvd, Franklin

Your girl can have a spellbindingly sweet time at this American Girl event, where she’ll learn to turn gingerbread into a “boo-tiful” haunted house! This festive activity includes everything needed to make a delightfully frightful centerpiece, complete with colorful candies and other tasty treats. $40.00 per participant. Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and ...

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$40

2021 Fall Family Festival

Springfield Historic Square 500 S. Main St, Springfield

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting a Fall Family Festival on Friday, October 22nd from 6-9pm on Springfield's beautiful, historic downtown square. The event will feature: Kids Zone with pumpkin decorating kits and games Local artisans, boutiques, crafters, makers, farmers, food trucks Live music by: Mr. Perry's School of Rock and ...

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Free
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Ghost Tours @ Sam Davis Home

Sam Davis Home 1399 Sam Davis Road, Smyrna

This is a spooktacular event that is fun for the whole family. This event is sure to make your spine tingle as your tour this historic property in the dark. Will you meet ghosts from the past? Hear some of the most haunted tales in Tennessee, enter the historic house in the dark (if you ...

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$10 – $15

Twisted Tennessee: Two Sides to Every Tale

Historic Travellers Rest Plantation & Museum 636 Farrell Pkwy, Nashville

Take a journey through the twisted tales of Tennessee history, listen to both sides of each dark story from the participants themselves, and decide for yourself…guilty or innocent, liar or truth teller, murderer or victim? After your guided journey through Tennessee’s dark past sit a spell at the Two Tales Tavern with 18th century murder ...

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$10 – $18
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Friday Night Double Jump @ Altitude

Altitude Trampoline Park 3432 Lebanon Pike, Nashville

Available from 6-10PM every Friday Night Get 2 hours of JUMP time + a bag of Popcorn for just $15.99  Altitude Trampoline Socks (required and not included in ticket prices): $3.00 per pair Buy Friday Night Double Jump Pass

$15.99
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Tombstones at Twilight

Oaklands Historic House Museum 900 North Maney Avenue, Murfreesboro

As the sun sets and darkness falls, walk among the final resting places of thousands of Murfreesboro’s citizens. Hear their stories and learn about Murfreesboro’s unique past! This exclusive tour offers the visitor a rare opportunity to learn about the history of Murfreesboro while experiencing the Evergreen Cemetery after dark! Dr. James Maney, owner of ...

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$30
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The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

Nashville Children's Theatre 25 Middleton St, Nashville

Growing up is hard to do… ESPECIALLY when you’re the son of a Greek god. Zeus’ master lightning bolt has been stolen and Percy Jackson is the prime suspect. Now he and his friends must embark on an epic journey to find the stolen property and prevent a war among the gods.  But to succeed ...

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$23
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Gallatin Ghost Walk

Gallatin City Square Gallatin

A family friendly walk through the history and mystery of one of the South's most haunted counties: our own Sumner County. Nationally renowned author and historian Donna Hartley Lucas leads visitors on a spine-tingling storytelling excursion of haunts, cryptids and supernatural events based on our area's diverse and fascinating history. RESERVATIONS 615-512-5299

$15

Zombie Night at the Park

Veterans Memorial Park Lavergne, Tn La Vergne

Friday, October 22, 2021 Dance Off” from 7pm – 8pm, followed by the movie "Night of the Living Dead".

Free
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Little Women : The Musical

The Center for the Arts 110 West College St, Murfreesboro

RATED PG Produced nationally and internationally, Little Women has been praised by critics for its ambition in adapting such a well-known story for the stage. This timeless, captivating story is brought to life in this glorious musical filled with personal discovery, heartache, hope and everlasting love. The original production starred the unparalleled Sutton Foster, who ...

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$18