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For the first time in Nashville Fun for Families’ history, I have to tell you to ignore this list. I know your family, like mine, was probably looking forward to getting out of the house for some Spring Fun. But precautions to flatten the curve of coronavirus infections have changed all of our plans. We are trying to keep up with cancellations and closures on this post but, honestly, everything is happening very quickly and we probably will miss something. Please call before heading out if you still plan to try to attend a local event to make sure it has not been cancelled.

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 Blue are FREE!

  1. Make plans to see The Teddy Bears’ Picnic with the little ones at NCT March 7 – May 24.
  2. Spring has sprung at Cheekwood! Don’t miss the blooms March 7 – April 5.
  3. Wear your favorite costume for Storytime with Cinderella at Learning Express Toys on March 10.
  4. See Frozen 2 at Lebanon Library movie night on March 10.
  5. Play all Day for $25 at LaserQuest March 8 – 20.
  1. Take the kids (7 and under) to Murfreesboro for Nature Play Days in March & April.
  2. Learn all about bees at the SOAC on March 12.
  3. Get creative at CMHOF. Design a Golden Hour Paper Fan March 12-15.
  4. See the Mystic Mermaids at the Aquarium Restaurant March 12 & 26.
  5. Lace up your skates for a night of fun in Fairview March 13 & April 10.
  1. Hear a story and make a craft every Saturday morning at Kidsville at The Parthenon.
  2. Create a tabletop basketball game at Lowes Build & Grow Clinics on March 14.
  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. Dig for fossils at Fort Negley on March 14.
  1. Get unlimited bowling or video game play for $10.99 every Tuesday at Stars & Strikes in Smyrna.
  2. Repticon returns to the Nashville Fairgrounds on March 14 & 15.
  3. Opening Day for The Adventure Park at Nashville is March 14.
  4. Create a door ornament at JcPenney Kids Zone on March 14.
  5. Go on an American Musical Adventure with the Nashville Symphony on March 14.
  1. Make plans to go to Mpact Sports’ Nerf Wars on March 14 & 28 & April 11 & 25.
  2. Celebrate Old Hickory’s 253rd birthday with half price admission to The Hermitage on March 15
  3. Explore Gregory Mills Park in Smyrna on March 15.
  4. Hike with a Ranger at Long Hunter State Park every Sunday in March.
  5. Experience Little Red’s Most Unusual Day presented by the Nashville Opera at Belle Meade Plantation on March 15.
  1. Skate through Spring Break at Rivergate Skate Center and Brentwood Skate Center March 16 – 20.
  2. Take the preschoolers to Open Gym at Universal Gymnastics in Mt Juliet on March 16.
  3. Celebrate Spring at the Donelson Library on March 16.
  4. Make some Messy Art at Brilliant Sky Toys and Books on March 17.
  5. Preschool can go on a Leprechaun Hunt in Smyrna on March 17.
  1. Do some St Patrick’s Day crafting at Chick-Fil-A in Mt Juliet on March 17.
  2. Learn about birds of prey at Raptor Rhapsody on March 18, April 8 & 22.
  3. Plana  tour of Hatcher Family Dairy on March 19.
  4. Little Naturalists can learn about Feathered Friends at Bledsoe Creek State Park on March 19.
  5. Behold the 50 foot Megalodon at Jurassic Quest March 20 & 21.
  1. Visit the petting zoo at the Spring Kick Off at The Fountains at Gateway on March 20.
  2. Plan a date night while the kids play at The Discovery Center on March 20.
  3. The 2020 Signature Spring Hike takes place at Bicentennial Mall State Park on March 21.
  4. Get ready for a spring garden at Riverbend Nurseries Kids Club on March 21
  5. Don’t miss The Hobbit at Hendersonville Performing Arts Center March 20 – April 5.
  1. Discover Fun with Mira at Opry Mills on March 21.
  2. Bounce into Spring at Charlie Daniels Park on March 21.
  3. Roast some marshmallows at a Family Campfire in Smyrna on March 21.
  4. Mary Poppins floats in to The Nashville Repertory Theater March 26 – April 5.
  5. Test your Harry Potter Trivia knowledge at The Capitol Theatre on March 27.
    1. Tour a real chocolate factory on Saturdays at Olive & Sinclair.
    2. Hear The Little Women sing at Center for the Arts in Murfreesboro March 27 – April 12.
    3. Hunt some eggs and meet the Easter Bunny at Rivergate Mall on March 28.
    4. Fall down the rabbit hole at the Wonderland Egg Hunt at Rock Castle on April 6.
    5. The Kids Arts Festival of Tennessee returns to Pinkerton Park on March 28.
  1. Sign the kids up to learn to sew, knit, crochet or decorate cakes at your local JoAnn’s Store.
  2. Join the Peter Rabbit Cakelet Party at Williams Sonoma on March 28.
  3. Nashville Ballet presents The Carnival of the Animals at Linebaugh library on March 28.
  4. Attend the Food Truck Feast in East Nashville on March 28.
  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. Unicorn Day at Harris Riding Academy is March 28.
  3. Attend the Spring Family Fun Fest in Hendersonville on March 29.
  4. Family Day at the Ballet is March 29.
  5. Dive for Easter Eggs in Spring Hill on March 29.
  1. Go on a Spring Break Nature Quest on March 31..
  2. Sign up the teens for a Spring Break Kayak Trip on April 3.
  3. Register in advance for Storytime at Brushfire on April 3.
  4. Learn about Dino-Mite Dinosaurs at SOAC on April 3.
  5. See Shrek for free at The Palace Theatre on April 3.
  1. Go for a swim (indoors!) at the Jimmy Floyd Center in Lebanon.
  2. Encore Theatre Company presents Anne of Green Gables  April 3 – 19.
  3. Have Breakfast with the Bunny & Egg Hunt in Hendersonville on April 4.
  4. Celebrate Easter at Stones River Town Centre on April 4.
  5. The 10th Annual Nashville Outdoor Recreation Festival & Expo comes to Bells Bend Outdoor Center on April 6.
  1. Watch the kids make their own breakfast at The Pfunky Griddle in Nashville or Murfreesboro.
  2. Enjoy Cha Cha’s Egg Cellent Easter Adventure at Rainforest Cafe on April 4.
  3. Have some fun on the farm at Adventures in Agriculture on April 4.
  4. Experience life on the frontier at Heritage Day in Goodlettsville on April 4.
  5. Have Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Dave & Buster’s on April 4.
  1. Take a Bicycle Tour of Stones River National Battlefield on April 4.
  2. The Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival returns on April 4.
  3. Learn about owls at Sky Hunters on April 4.
  4. Hunt for Easter Eggs in LaVergne on April 4.
  5. Drop Everything and Read Day at Cheekwood is April 4.
  1. The City of Lebanon will hold their Easter Egg Hunt on April 4.
  2. Celebrate Arbor day at The Brentwood Library on April 4.
  3. Attend the Easter Bunny Festival at Cool Springs Market on April 4.
  4. The South East Nashville Easter Egg Hunt is April 4.
  5. Go out to a Vintage Baseball Game at The Hermitage on April 4.
  1. Play some putt putt at Go USA Fun Park in Murfreesboro.
  2. The Easter Eggstravaganza in Gallatin is scheduled on April 4.
  3. Hunt some eggs in Ridgetop on April 5.
  4. Decorate Easter Eggs at the SOAC on April 5.
  5. The Presidential Easter Egg Hunt at The Hermitage is April 5.
  1. Grab your baskets and head to Fairview for an egg hunt on April 5.
  2. The Spring SpEGGtacular at Moss Wright Park is on April 5.
  3. Meet the princesses at the Super Royal Eggstravaganza on April 5.
  4. Take the 3-5 year olds to Egg-Stravaganza @ Timberland Park on April 6.
  5. The Egg Hunt in Nolensville is scheduled for April 7.
  1. Take advantage of the Wednesday Wristband special at Lanes, Trains & Automobiles. Only $10 from 3-9PM.
  2. Don’t miss the Spring Fling in Hendersonville on April 7.
  3. Take your pupper to their own egg hunt at the GoodDOG Festival in Goodlettsville on April 8
  4. Reserve your spot for the Famous Indoor Egg Hunt at Bounce U Murfreesboro on April 3, 9 & 10.
  5. Grab your Pink Ladies jacket for the Grease Sing a Long at The Capitol Theatre on April 9.
  1. Rock out with Pete the Cat at Nashville Children’s Theatre April 9- May 16.
  2. See the Nashville Sounds in the first home games of the season April 9 – 13.
  3. Have Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Lucky Ladd Farms on April 10 or 11.
  4. Don’t miss the Spring Art Hop at Cheekwood on April 10 & 11.
  5. Brentwood Skate Center is offering an open skate on Good Friday, April 10.
  1. Make plans to attend the Spring Festival and Easter Egg Hunt at Lucky Ladd on April 10 & 11.
  2. Meet the Easter Bunny at American Girl on April 4 & 11.
  3. Join ALL of Nashville at Eggstravaganzoo on April 11.
  4. Head to the Adventure Science Center for An EGGcelent Weekend of Science on April 11 & 12.
  5. The East Nashville Eggstravaganza is scheduled for April 11.
  1. Sign up for the egg hunt at Cedarmont Farms on April 11.
  2. Enjoy Brunch and an Easter Egg Hunt at Short Mountain Distillery on April 12.
  3. See Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live at TPAC on April 16.
  4. Head to Pinkerton Park for an Arbor Day Celebration on April 18.
  5. Do some Creek Stomping in Murfreesboro on April 18.
  1. Experience the Symphony in Space on April 18.
  2. The YMCA Healthy Kids Day Festival is April 18.
  3. Head to the fairgrounds for the Exotic Pet Expo on April 19 & 20.
  4. Any day is a good day for a hike around Radnor Lake.
  5. Celebrate Earth Day in Nashville on April 18.
  1. Explore Pioneer Park in Smyrna on April 19.
  2. Attend the Main Street Festival in Franklin on April 25 & 26.
  3. Find food, crafts and more at Spring Fest in the Grove on April 25.
  4. Hear the Community Band Spring Concert in Franklin on April 25.
  5. Make plans to go to Hendersonville Circus World on a Monday or Wednesday.  All access wristbands are only $11.44.
Rachel Kline
About the Author: Rachel Kline

Rachel 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!)

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