Ready for some free summer fun in Nashville? No matter what your budget is, it can be difficult to fill the long summer days with activities that don't break the bank. So whether you are a working parent looking for fun weekend events or a stay at home parent looking for activities throughout the week, this list will be a great resource for you. Bookmark and check back often. This list will grow right up until Labor Day!

NCG Free Family Film Festival – Ferdinand

July 18, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until July 21, 2018

NCG Gallatin Cinemas
1035 Greensboro Drive
Gallatin,37066United States
+ Google Map

NCG Free Family Film Festival – Ferdinand

July 19, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until July 21, 2018

NCG Gallatin Cinemas
1035 Greensboro Drive
Gallatin,37066United States
+ Google Map

NCG Free Family Film Festival – Ferdinand

July 20, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until July 21, 2018

NCG Gallatin Cinemas
1035 Greensboro Drive
Gallatin,37066United States
+ Google Map

Waterfest

July 20, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Moss Wright Park
745 Caldwell Dr
Goodlettsville,TN37072United States
+ Google Map

Nashville Zoo @ Charlie Daniels Park

July 20, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Charlie Daniels Park
Mount Juliet,TNUnited States + Google Map

Insects of the Night at Warner Park Nature Center

July 20, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Warner Park Nature Center
7311 Highway 100
Nashville,TN37221United States
+ Google Map

Tales at Twilight

July 20, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

Cumberland Park
592 S 1st St
Nashville,TN37213United States
+ Google Map

Leiper's Fork Lawnchair Theatre – Coco

July 20, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
The Leiper Creek Art Gallery
4144 Old Hillsboro Rd
Franklin,TN37064United States
+ Google Map

NCG Free Family Film Festival – Ferdinand

July 21, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until July 21, 2018

NCG Gallatin Cinemas
1035 Greensboro Drive
Gallatin,37066United States
+ Google Map

Farm Fun Days

July 21, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tennessee Agricultural Museum
Ellington Ag Center, 440 Hogan Rd
Nashville,TN37204United States
+ Google Map

Naturalist-led Hike at Barfield

July 21, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Wilderness Station
301 Volunteer Road
Murfreesboro,TN37128United States
+ Google Map

5th Annual Back To School Expo & Book Bag Giveaway

July 21, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
1000 RiverGate Parkway, Goodlettsville, TN 37215
1000 Rivergate Parkway
Goodlettsville,TN37072United States
+ Google Map

Kidsville@ The Parthenon

July 21, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
The Parthenon
2500 West End Avenue
Nashville,TN37203United States
+ Google Map

Smyrna Sunset Hike

July 23, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Sharp Springs Park
1000 Espey Drive
Smyrna,TN37167United States
+ Google Map

NCG Free Family Film Festival – The Emoji Movie

July 25, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
NCG Gallatin Cinemas
1035 Greensboro Drive
Gallatin,37066United States
+ Google Map

Kids Water Day

July 25, 2018 @ 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Pinkerton Park
495 Murfreesboro Rd
Franklin,TN37064United States
+ Google Map

Water Play Day at Warner Park Nature Center

July 25, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Warner Park Nature Center
7311 Highway 100
Nashville,TN37221United States
+ Google Map

Back Porch Ice Cream

July 25, 2018 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Shelby Bottoms Nature Center
1900 Davidson St
Nashville,37206United States
+ Google Map

Island Fun Run

July 25, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Gateway Island
1875 W. College Street
Murfreesboro,TN37133United States
+ Google Map

Splash Out!

July 26, 2018 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Old Fort Park
1028 Golf Lane
Murfreesboro,TN37129United States
+ Google Map

Creek Peek

July 26, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 26, 2018 at 2:00pm

TNUnited States

Touch – A – Truck in Portland

July 27, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Richland Park
303 Portland Blvd
Portland,TN37148United States
+ Google Map

Tales at Twilight

July 27, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until July 27, 2018

Cumberland Park
592 S 1st St
Nashville,TN37213United States
+ Google Map

Movie Night at the Market – Featuring: The Secret Life of Pets

July 27, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Gallatin Farmers Market
160 W Franklin St
Gallatin,TN37066United States
+ Google Map

Leiper's Fork Lawnchair Theatre – Wonder

July 27, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
The Leiper Creek Art Gallery
4144 Old Hillsboro Rd
Franklin,TN37064United States
+ Google Map

Smyrna Storybook Hike

July 28, 2018 @ 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Sharp Springs Park
1000 Espey Drive
Smyrna,TN37167United States
+ Google Map

Summer Scavenger Hunt

July 28, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Shelby Bottoms Nature Center
1900 Davidson St
Nashville,37206United States
+ Google Map

National Dance Day

July 28, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Nashville Ballet
3630 Redmon Street
Nashville,TN37209United States
+ Google Map

Kidsville at The Parthenon

July 28, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
The Parthenon
2500 West End Avenue
Nashville,TN37203United States
+ Google Map

2018 Splash Day

July 28, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Charlie Daniels Park
Mount Juliet,TNUnited States + Google Map

Disney Channel Celebrity Meet & Greet with Bizaardvark’s Bernie Schotz

July 29, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
RiverGate Mall
1000 Rivergate Parkway
Goodlettsville,TN37072United States
+ Google Map

4th Annual Back to School Community Day

July 29, 2018 @ 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Southeast Community Center
5260 Hickory Hollow Pkwy
Antioch,TN37013United States
+ Google Map

Leiper's Fork Lawnchair Theatre – Middle School “The Worst Years of My Life”

August 3, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
The Leiper Creek Art Gallery
4144 Old Hillsboro Rd
Franklin,TN37064United States
+ Google Map

Summer Concert Series: Nashville Yacht Club

August 5, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Crockett Park
1500 Volunteer Pkwy
Brentwood,TN37027United States
+ Google Map

Dyer Observatory Open House

August 7, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 7, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on September 4, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on October 2, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on November 6, 2018 at 9:00am

Dyer Observatory
1000 Oman Dr
Brentwood,TN37027United States
+ Google Map

Leiper's Fork Lawnchair Theatre – Monster Truck

August 10, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
The Leiper Creek Art Gallery
4144 Old Hillsboro Rd
Franklin,TN37064United States
+ Google Map

Guided Tour of Fort Negley

August 11, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 8, 2018

Fort Negley
1100 Fort Negley Blvd
Nashville,TN37203United States
+ Google Map

Back to School Block Party!

August 11, 2018 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mpact Sports
121 Seaboard Ln, Suite 1
Franklin,TN37067United States
+ Google Map

Leiper's Fork Lawnchair Theatre – Leap

August 17, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
The Leiper Creek Art Gallery
4144 Old Hillsboro Rd
Franklin,TN37064United States
+ Google Map

Patterson Park 15 Year Anniversary Celebration

August 18, 2018 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Murfreesboro Patterson Park
521 Mercury Blvd
Murfreesboro,TN37130United States
+ Google Map

Patterson Park 15 Year Anniversary Celebration

August 18, 2018 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Murfreesboro Patterson Park
521 Mercury Blvd
Murfreesboro,TN37130United States
+ Google Map

Jazz on the Cumberland

August 19, 2018 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 17, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on July 15, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on August 19, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on September 16, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 5:30pm

Cumberland Park
592 S 1st St
Nashville,TN37213United States
+ Google Map

Leiper's Fork Lawnchair Theatre – Paddington 2

August 24, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
The Leiper Creek Art Gallery
4144 Old Hillsboro Rd
Franklin,TN37064United States
+ Google Map

Leiper's Fork Lawnchair Theatre – Black Panther

August 31, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
The Leiper Creek Art Gallery
4144 Old Hillsboro Rd
Franklin,TN37064United States
+ Google Map

Dyer Observatory Open House

September 4, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 7, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on September 4, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on October 2, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on November 6, 2018 at 9:00am

Dyer Observatory
1000 Oman Dr
Brentwood,TN37027United States
+ Google Map

Kidsville Family Festival

September 8, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Centennial Park
Nashville,TN37203United States + Google Map

Guided Tour of Fort Negley

September 8, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 8, 2018

Fort Negley
1100 Fort Negley Blvd
Nashville,TN37203United States
+ Google Map

Cardboard Boat Regatta

September 15, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Boro Beach
2310 Memorial Blvd.
Murfreesboro,TN37129United States
+ Google Map

Jazz on the Cumberland

September 16, 2018 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 17, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on July 15, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on August 19, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on September 16, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 5:30pm

Cumberland Park
592 S 1st St
Nashville,TN37213United States
+ Google Map

Fall Movie in the Park

September 22, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Crockett Park
1500 Volunteer Pkwy
Brentwood,TN37027United States
+ Google Map

Dyer Observatory Open House

October 2, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 7, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on September 4, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on October 2, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on November 6, 2018 at 9:00am

Dyer Observatory
1000 Oman Dr
Brentwood,TN37027United States
+ Google Map

Tennessee Craft Fair

October 12, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Centennial Park
2500 West End Avenue
Nashville,TN37232United States
+ Google Map

Tennessee Craft Fair

October 13, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Centennial Park
2500 West End Avenue
Nashville,TN37232United States
+ Google Map

Guided Tour of Fort Negley

October 13, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 8, 2018

Fort Negley
1100 Fort Negley Blvd
Nashville,TN37203United States
+ Google Map

Tennessee Craft Fair

October 14, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Centennial Park
2500 West End Avenue
Nashville,TN37232United States
+ Google Map

Oktoberfest

October 20, 2018 @ 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 21, 2018 at 11:00am

Wilson Bank and Trust – Main Office
623 W. Main St
Lebanon,TN37087United States
+ Google Map

Oktoberfest

October 21, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 21, 2018 at 11:00am

Wilson Bank and Trust – Main Office
623 W. Main St
Lebanon,TN37087United States
+ Google Map

Family Day

November 3, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The Park at Harlinsdale Farm
239 Franklin Rd
Franklin,TN37064United States
+ Google Map

Dyer Observatory Open House

November 6, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 7, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on September 4, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on October 2, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on November 6, 2018 at 9:00am

Dyer Observatory
1000 Oman Dr
Brentwood,TN37027United States
+ Google Map

Guided Tour of Fort Negley

November 10, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 8, 2018

Fort Negley
1100 Fort Negley Blvd
Nashville,TN37203United States
+ Google Map

Guided Tour of Fort Negley

December 8, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 8, 2018

Fort Negley
1100 Fort Negley Blvd
Nashville,TN37203United States
+ Google Map

 

About Lauren Breeze

Lauren BreezeLauren is a transplant from Texas and has become a local tourist exploring the area with her two children. She loves to discover new places in Nashville to share with others.