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My fingers are crossed that this rainy winter is almost behind us because I'm ready for some Ultimate Nashville Spring Fun! 

Grab your calendar and use this list to plan some family fun throughout the months of March and April. Events in Red are FREE!

  1. Sign up for No Waste Arts & Crafts at Outdoor Murfreesboro on March 8, April 12 & May 10.
  2. Plan a Spring break tour of Nissan Manufacturing.
  3. See Ralph breaks the Internet at Delmas Long Community Center on Friday March 8.
  4. Wear the green to the County Sumner Irish Festival on March 10.
  5. Mr Bond and the Science Guys will be at Shelby Bottoms on March 9 & April 13.
  1. Sign up for a Star Wars Cookie Party at Williams Sonoma on March 9.
  2. Build together at the LEGO Architecture Event at Barnes & Noble on March 9.
  3. Learn to throw a tomahawk at Bledsoe Creek Park on March 9.
  4. Have some musical fun at the Klassical Kidz Concert in Spring Hill on March 9.
  5. Attend STEM Saturday at The Microsoft Store every Saturday in March.
  1. See over 60 puppets in The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show through April 7.
  2. Live magic show and brunch every Sunday at House of Cards in Nashville.
  3. Climb as a family every Sunday at The Ascent in Murfreesboro.
  4. Take the tinies to jump every weekday at Altitude Trampoline Park.
  5. Watch Mulan at Green Hills Library on March 11.
  1. Get unlimited bowling or video game play for $9.99 every Tuesday at Stars & Strikes in Smyrna.
  2. See The Incredibles 2 at the Madison Library on March 12.
  3. Join the climbing club in Smyrna on March 14, 21, 28 & April 11, 18 & 25.
  4. Take the toddlers to Jumperoo at Urban Air Adventure Park every Wednesday.
  5. Celebrate Ireland at the Richland Park library on March 14.
  1. See the LEGO Batman Movie at the Old Hickory Branch Library on March 14.
  2. Every Thursday is Family Night at Sky High Nashville. Jump and eat for one price!
  3. The Mystic Mermaids swim into the Aquarium Restaurant on March 14 & 28.
  4. Don't miss Storytime with Cupcake the Unicorn at Harris Riding Academy on March 14.
  5. Get tickets for Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert with the Nashville Symphony on March 14 – 17. 
  1. Celebrate Old Hickory's 252nd birthday with half price admission to The Hermitage on March 15.
  2. Don't miss the leprechaun hunt at the St Patrick's Bounce at Bounce U Murfreesboro March 15.
  3. Plan a date night while the kids play at The Discovery Center on March 15.
  4. Take a “Behind the Scenes” tour or be a marine biologist for a day at The Aquarium Restaurant in Opry Mills Mall.
  5. Swim, play and eat at the St Patrick's Day Get Away on March 15.
  1. Take the preschoolers to play at Let it Shine Gymnastics every Friday.
  2. Get you American Girl Doll glammed up at the Doll Hair Salon Spectacular March 16 & April 6.
  3. Celebrate St Patrick's Day at Cheekwood March 16 & 17.
  4. Experience the War of 1812 Military Encampment at The Hermitage on March 16.
  5. Hear a story and make a craft every Saturday morning at Kidsville at The Parthenon.
  1. Get ready for a spring garden at Riverbend Nurseries Kids Club on March 16.
  2. Welcome spring at the Daffodil Day Festival in Bell Buckle on March 16.
  3. Head to the Capitol Theatre for a 15th anniversary screening of Napoleon Dynamite on March 16.
  4. A special leprechaun storytime is scheduled at Barnes & Noble on March 16.
  5. Barnes & Noble also has a Leprechauns and Limericks event on March 16.
  1. Take a tour of the vault at Lane Motor Museum every weekend in March.
  2. Make plans to go to Mpact Sports' Nerf Wars on March 16.
  3. Shamrock & Roll in Smyrna on March 16.
  4. Take a campfire tour of the War of 1812 reenactment at The Hermitage on March 16.
  5. Gaze at the night sky at a Star Party at Shelby Bottoms on March 16.
  1. Tour a real chocolate factory on Saturdays at Olive & Sinclair.
  2. Play all day for one price during Lasers, Leprechauns and Shamrocks at Laser Quest on March 17.
  3. Singalong With Jacob Johnson at Brilliant Sky Toys & Books in Brentwood on March 18.
  4. Hit some balls at the batting cages at Cedar Creek Sports Center.
  1. Sign the kids up to learn to sew, knit, crochet or decorate cakes at your local JoAnn's Store.
  2. Spring Break Skate times open at Brentwood Skate March 18-22.
  3. Bowie Park has programs every day during Spring Break March 18-22.
  4. Beekeeping 101 buzzes into the Goodlettsville Library on March 20.
  5. As soon as the weather cooperates, book a family day of ziplining at Adventureworks.
  1. Let the little ones play in the pretend post office and bakery at Monkey's Treehouse.
  2. Craft some Sensational Spring Flowers at The Country Music Hall of Fame March 21, 22 & 24.
  3. Nashville Irish Step Dancers- Celtic Rhythm of Fire dances into the Capitol Theatre March 22-24.
  4. Sign up early for the Peter Rabbit Baking Party at Williams Sonoma on March 23.
  5. Have tea with your Teddy Bear at the Sam Davis Home on March 23.
  1. If the weather cooperates, the Splash Pad at The Fountains at Gateway will open on March 23.
  2. Take a hike at the State Capitol on March 23.
  3. Parent's Night out at the SOAC is scheduled for March 23. (It's one of the cheapest PNO in town!)
  4. A Spring Equinox Hike is scheduled at Long Hunter State Park on March 23.
  5. Have some s'mores at a Spring Break Family Campfire in Smyrna on March 24.
  1. Go for a swim (indoors!) at the Jimmy Floyd Center in Lebanon.
  2. Hunt some eggs and meet the Easter Bunny at Rivergate Mall on March 30.
  3. Play ball at Sportsfest 2019 on March 30.
  4. Celebrate National Crayon Day at the Williamson County Library on March 30.
  5. LEGO Brick Universe comes to Lebanon on March 30 & 31. Get tickets early!
  1. Watch the kids make their own breakfast at The Pfunky Griddle in Nashville or Murfreesboro.
  2. The Kids Arts Festival of Tennessee returns to Pinkerton Park on March 30.
  3. Learn all about Spring in Japan at the SOAC on March 30.
  4. Take your pup to Pooch-A-Palooza 2019 in Franklin on March 30.
  5. Dance your way through Family Day at the Ballet on March 31.
  1. Mario the Maker Magician appears at Opry Mills on March 31.
  2. Paint and have cupcakes at American Girl on March 31.
  3. Treat the family to a trip to Hermitage Lanes on Sundays for a cosmic bowling special.
  4. The Nashville Sounds play their first home game of the season on April 4.  Make plans to see a game this spring!
  5. Make the trip to Columbia for Mule Day April 4-7.
  1. Visit the Easter Bunny at Wilson Bank & Trust April 5-20.
  2. Take a walk with you family and pooch at Bark in the Park in Murfreesboro on April 6.
  3. The 9th Annual Nashville Outdoor Recreation Festival & Expo comes to Bells Bend Outdoor Center on April 6.
  4. Go Green at Super Science Saturday at Adventure Science Center on April 6.
  5. Build a birdhouse at Home Depots Free Kids Workshops on April 6.
  1. Play some putt putt at Go USA Fun Park in Murfreesboro.
  2. Celebrate Easter at Stones River Town Centre on April 6.
  3. Get tickets early for the Mad Hatter Tea Party in Franklin on April 6.
  4. Fall down the rabbit hole at the Wonderland Egg Hunt at Rock Castle on April 6.
  5. Attend the Mad Hatter's Tea Party at Rock Castle on April 6. Get tickets now!
  1. Free seedlings are available at the Arbor Day Celebration in Brentwood on April 6.
  2. Make Letterpress Art at Hatch Show Print on April 7.
  3. Ride a horse and hunt some eggs at Harris Riding Academy on April 7.
  4. Week of the Young Child Kickoff at the Nashville Zoo on April 7.
  5. Take a tour at Hatcher Family Dairy on April 9.
  1. Take advantage of the Wednesday Wristband special at Lanes, Trains & Automobiles.  Only $10 from 3-9PM.
  2. Play Bingo together in Goodlettsville on April 11.
  3. Have a tea party with American Girl on April 12, 26 & May 3.
  4. Reserve your spot for the Famous Indoor Egg Hunt at Bounce U Murfreesboro on April 12, 18, 19 & 20.
  5. Hunt for eggs and have breakfast with the bunny in Hendersonville on April 13.
  1. Experience life on the frontier at Heritage Day in Goodlettsville on April 13.
  2. Have Breakfast with Cha Cha & the Easter Bunny at Rainforest Cafe on April 13.
  3. The 1st Annual Kidsville Honey Bunny Festival is April 13.
  4. Light up the night at the Nashville Water Lantern Festival at The Parthenon on April 13.
  5. Have some fun on the farm at Adventures in Agriculture on April 13.
  1. The Lebanon Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled on April 13.
  2. Hunt for eggs underwater in Murfreesboro on April 13.
  3. The Dino Egg Hunt roars back into the Middle TN Museum of Natural History on April 13.
  4. Have some yummy treats with the Easter Bunny at American Girl on April 13 or 20.
  5. Decorate a flower pot and plant a seed in Smyrna on April 13.
  1. An Eggstravaganza is scheduled in Millersville on April 13.
  2. Explore at the Boro Adventure Fest on April 13.
  3. The 20th Annual Buttercup Festival is in Nolensville on April 13.
  4. Attend the Smyrna Easter Egg Hunt on April 13.
  5. Take a selfie with the Easter Bunny at Bledsoe Creek State Park on April 13.
  1. Head to the fairgrounds for the Exotic Pet Expo on April 13 & 14.
  2. The city of Portland holds its annual egg hunt on April 14.
  3. Paint Easter Eggs in Smyrna on April 14.
  4. Any day is a good day for a hike around Radnor Lake.
  5. Find some eggs in Fairview on April 14.
  1. Identify trees at a hike in Bledsoe Creek Park on April 14.
  2. Hop over to Moss Wright Park for the Spring Speggtacular on April 14.
  3. Dive for Easter Eggs in Spring Hill on April 14.
  4. Tennessee Vintage Baseball plays games at Rippavilla on April 14.
  5. Make plans to go to Hendersonville Circus World on a Monday or Wednesday.  All access wristbands are only $10.98.
  1. Meet the bunny at an Easter Carnival in Nolensville on April 15.
  2. Toddlers jump for a special price every Monday at Sky High Sports.
  3. Have some fun at the Spring Fling in Hendersonville on April 16.
  4. Register kids age 3-5 for Eggstravaganza at Timberland Park on April 17.
  5. Spend a rainy day on the indoor go kart track at Holder Family Fun Center.
  1. Take your pupper to their own egg hunt at the GoodDOG Festival in Goodlettsville on April 17.
  2. The Happy Easter Children’s Eggstravaganza for kids age 3-5 is April 18.
  3. Hunt eggs at the Brentwood Library on April 18.
  4. Thursday night is Family Night at Urban Air Adventure. Jump & eat for one price!
  5. Get tickets early for Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Lucky Ladd farms on April 19 & 20.
  1. The Spring Art Hop at Cheekwood is April 19 & 20.
  2. Lucky Ladd's Spring Festival and Easter Egg Hunt is April 19 & 20.
  3. Learn to make Easter Candy at Curious Kitchen on April 19.
  4. Test your driving skills on the go karts at Grand Old Golf.
  5. The Nashville Zoo Bunny Breakfast is April 20. Get tickets early!
  1. Bledsoe Creek Park celebrates Earth Day with an event on April 20.
  2. Join everyone at Nashville's biggest Easter event – Eggstravaganzoo on April 20.
  3. Celebrate the slawburger in Fayetteville on April 20.
  4. The Presidential Easter Egg Hunt at The Hermitage is April 20.
  5. Celebrate Arbor Day in Franklin on April 20.
  1. Easter Bunny Excursion Train tickets will sell out quick! Event is on April 20.
  2. The 2nd Annual Earth Day & Wellness Expo 2019 returns to Springfield on April 20.
  3. The Nashville Earth Day Festival is April 20.
  4. Enjoy a Symphonic Fairytale with the Nashville Symphony on April 20.
  5. Go on an alphabet scavenger hunt in Murfreesboro on April 20.
  1. Celebrate Earth day at the SOAC on April 20.
  2. The Murfreesboro Citywide Egg Hunt will be held on April 20.
  3. Party for the Planet at the Nashville Zoo on April 25.
  4. See The Incredibles 2 at Pinkerton Park on April 26.
  5. Get out your big belt buckle to wear to the Whip Crackin' Rodeo on April 26 & 27.
  1. See Mary Poppins Returns at Crockett Park on April 27.
  2. Sleep Under the Stars at a Family Campout in Murfreesboro on April 27.
  3. Do some clogging at Pioneer day at Cannonsburgh Village on April 27.
  4. The Main Street Festival returns to Franklin on April 27 & 28.
  5. The Gallatin Square Fest & Classic Car Show is April 27.
  1. Murfreesboro's Earth Day Celebration is April 27.
  2. Get advance tickets for a Princess Tea Party on April 27.
  3. Make a comic book at Tell a Story in Smyrna on April 27.
  4. Bring the dogs to visit the home of the 7th President at Hermitage Yappy Hour on April 27.
  5. The Tennessee Valley Winds present a free concert in Murfreesboro on April 28.
  1. Spring Fling at the Plantation is at Watermelon Moon Farms on May 4 & 5.
  2. The World Slime Convention is May 4 at Gaylord Opryland.
  3. Come out to the Sam Davis Home for “Days on the Farm” May 4.
  4. Tomas and the Library Lady begins at Nashville Children's Theatre on May 4.
  5. Celebrate the 12 South neighborhood at Sevier Park Fest on May 4.

About Rachel Kline

Rachel KlineRachel is a Middle Tennessee native, born and raised in the Nashville area and having lived in Hendersonville, Murfreesboro, and Mount Juliet. She is mom to 3, step mom to 4 and Grandma to one (so far!)