102 Things to do in July

WE”RE BACK NASHVILLE!!! In July of 2020, we couldn’t find 10 things to put on this list but now our list is full of fun!

It’s time to fill your calendar with things to do in Nashville in July! Most of our kids go back to school in August, which means we still have another month to pack full of summer fun. If you’re looking for even more free summer fun, make sure to check our list at this link. Don’t forget to check our Calendar. There’s plenty of events scheduled that didn’t make the list and new events get added all summer long!

  1. Get a BOGO deal at The Nashville Zoo with Kroger Safari Fridays all month long.
  2. Enjoy classic movies this month at Summer at the Movies at The Belcourt.
  3. The Nashville Sounds have 15 home games scheduled in July. Go out to the ball game!
  4. Nashville Children’s Theatre presents The SpongeBob Musical through July 17.
  5. Night Visions at Nashville Zoo continues this month through July 15.
  6. Follow the yellow brick road! See The Wizard of Oz on the big screen at Premiere 6 in Murfreesboro July 2 & 6.
  7. Plan a Farm Tour @ Noble Springs Dairy on several dates in July.
  8. Kidsville at The Parthenon is scheduled for every Saturday in July.
  9. Play some board games or LEGOS at the Hendersonville Library on July 2.
  10. Watch some fireworks over the lake at Nashville Shores on July 3.
  11. Celebrate the 4th of July at events all over Middle Tennessee. Find a list HERE!
  12. Throw an axe at Blesdoe Creek State Park on July 4.
  13. The food that Nashville is famous for gets it’s own celebration on July 4. Check out the Music City Hot Chicken Festival.
  14. Summer skate at Rivergate Skate Center every Tuesday, Thursday & Friday in July.
  15. Jill Thatcher: Ventriloquist performs @ Lebanon-Wilson County Public Library on July 5.
  16. Cool off during a show at Sudekum Planetarium. Several shows scheduled Thursday – Monday all month long.
  17. Plan a trip to the Tennessee State Museum for some Summer Fun Activities every Tuesday – Saturday in July.
  18. Murfreesboro Movies Under the Stars presents Luca July 5-9.
  19. Let the preschoolers have some fun every Wednesday in July at Wild Things in Murfreesboro.
  20. Mr. Bond and the Science Guys make an appearance at the Smyrna Library on July 6.
  21. Drop by the Nolensville Library to make sand art on July 6.
  22. Grab a discount on fun at Circus World Hendersonville every Monday & Wednesday.
  23. Attend the Family Summer Party @ Plaza Mariachi Music City every Wednesday in July.
  24. Splash Out! at Barfield Crescent Park in Murfreesboro on July 7.
  25. Sean Carson headlines Music on Main in Goodlettsville on July 7.
  26. Have some splashy Summer Fun at First Baptist Church Mt Juliet on July 7, 14 & 21.
  27. Don’t miss TYME at the Summer Concert Series @ The Streets of Indian Lake on July 7.
  28. Have a Thursday Night Out at Cheekwood!
  29. Register in advance to learn about the Snakes of Tennessee at Bledsoe Creek State Park on July 8.
  30. Go under the sea for Storytime with Ariel @ Brilliant Sky Toys and Books, Brentwood on July 8.
  31. Kid’s Summer Movie Series @ The Palace Theater presents Matilda on July 8.
  32. Register in advance for the Teddy Bear Tea at SOAC on July 8.
  33. Play Bingo at the Smyrna Library on July 8 & 15.
  34. Attend Family Night At The Museum: Firefly Watch at Sam Davis Home on July 8.
  35. Schedule a tour at Dyer Observatory, one of Nashville’s hidden treasures!
  36. See Toy Story in concert with The Nashville Symphony July 8, 9 & 10.
  37. Tell Riddles by the Campfire at Bledsoe Creek State Park on July 8.
  38. Watch a movie from the wave pool every Friday night in July at Nashville Shores.
  39. Catch a screening of Spiderman No Way Home at The Avenue Murfreesboro on July 8.
  40. Have some Popsicles on the Playground at Peay Park in Goodlettsville on July 8 & 15.
  41. Have Breakfast with the Mermaids at The Aquarium Restaurant on July 9.
  42. Attend the Tennessee State Museum Storytime every Saturday in July.
  43. Stay up late for a Star Party at Bells Bend Park on July 9.
  44. Farm Fun Days are back at the Tennessee Agricultural Center! Live music, crafts, animals and more on July 9 & 16.
  45. Museum Fun Day is scheduled on July 9 at Lane Motor Museum.
  46. Learn about the Summer of 1862 at Stones River National Battlefield on July 9.
  47. Party at the Splash Pad on July 9 in Goodlettsville.
  48. Have some funnel cake at the Americana Celebration in White House on July 9.
  49. Build Your Own Butterfly Garden at Bledsoe Creek State Park on July 9.
  50. Grab your spot for Blueberry Picking Opening Weekend at Shade Tree Farm & Orchard July 9 & 10.
  51. Sign up for Dungeons & Dragons 101 at the Williamson County Main Library on July 11.
  52. Jump, jive and wail at the Big Band Dance in Centennial Park July 9, 16, 23 & 30.
  53. Take the family to play Nerf Wars at MPact Sports on July 9 & 23.
  54. Celebrate at the Frida Festival @ Plaza Mariachi Music City on July 9.
  55. Investigate What’s that Critter? at Bledsoe Creek State Park on July 10.
  56. Batter up! Tennessee Vintage Baseball has games scheduled for July 10 at Bicentennial Capital Mall.
  57. See Raiders of the Lost Ark July 11-16 at Murfreesboro Movies Under the Stars.
  58. Choose Unlimited Bowling or Unlimited Video Game play for $12.99 every Tuesday at Stars and Strikes in Smyrna.
  59. Enjoy the Roger Day’s Family Concert in Murfreesboro on July 13.
  60. Lace up your skates for some indoor fun every Wednesday, Thursday & Friday at Brentwood Skate Center.
  61. Go see Jill Thatcher perform an Ocean Puppet Show at Nolensville Library on July 13.
  62. Dandy DJ and a Princess Party perform at the Smyrna Library on July 13.
  63. Register in advance for the Full Moon Night Hike at Bledsoe Creek State Park on July 13.
  64. Plan a girl’s night! See Dirty Dancing at Capital Theatre on July 14.
  65. Conspiracy Theory performs at the Streets of Indian Lake on July 14.
  66. Every Thursday night is Family Night at Urban Air Adventure Park.
  67. Get those puppies! See 101 Dalmatians at the Palace Theater on July 15.
  68. Have a Funday Friday every week at The Adventure Park Nashville.
  69. Take a stroll at the Moonlight Market at the Gallatin Farmers Market on July 15.
  70. Go on an Owl Prowl on July 15.
  71. Franklin Movies in the Park presents Princess Diaries on July 15.
  72. Build a Treasure Chest at Lowes Build and Grow Workshops on July 16.
  73. Animal show, crafts and more all set for World Snake Day on July 16.
  74. The Rock Castle Summer Songwriter Series returns on July 16.
  75. Splash, play, eat and dance at Mt Juliet’s 50th Anniversary Celebration on July 16.
  76. Fiesta Day @ Nashville Shores is July 17.
  77. Sing-A-Long with A Sound of Music at Schermerhorn Symphony Center on July 17.
  78. Relax downtown at Jazz on the Cumberland on July 17.
  79. Catch Dash, Jack Jack and the rest of their family as Murfreesboro Movies Under the Stars presents The Incredibles July 18-23.
  80. Get 2 hours of jump time for a special price every Tuesday at Altitude Trampoline Park.
  81. Cool off at Kids Water Day @ Pinkerton Park on July 20.
  82. Mr. Carl presents The Olympics 776 BC @ Mt Juliet Library on July 21.
  83. Splash Out at Old Fort Park on July 21.
  84. Enjoy another free concert at Music on Main in Goodlettsville On July 21.
  85. The 3rd Thursday on Main Concert in Downtown Gallatin is July 21.
  86. Audience of One Presents: On The Town at Capital Theatre July 21 – 31.
  87. Celebrate Christmas in July! See Elf in White House on July 22.
  88. Register in advance for a Family Firefly Hike on July 22.
  89. Franklin Movies in the Park shows Soul on July 22.
  90. Splash Bash returns to Lucky Ladd Farms on July 23.
  91. Learn about insects from an expert during a hike at Bells Bend on July 23.
  92. Have some fun at the End of Summer Luau at Hendersonville Library on July 23.
  93. Live music, a kid’s zone and more are scheduled for BrentFest on July 23.
  94. Spend an evening at Bledsoe Creek State Park learning about moths on July 23.
  95. Learn Archery Basics at Bells Bend on July 23.
  96. Go Back to the Future at Murfreesboro Movies Under the Stars July 25-30.
  97. Sign up for Beach Painting Class with Cora Green @ Nolensville Branch Library on July 26.
  98. Search the River at Warner Park on July 27.
  99. See the original Karate Kid at Movies in the Park in Franklin on July 29.
  100. Enjoy A Starry, Starry Night at the Proctor Barn on July 29.
  101. Celebrate Harry Potter Day at SOAC on July 30.
  102. Jam out to Mixtape at the Carnton Sunset Concert series on July 31.

*All events subject to change and may be cancelled/rescheduled in the event of inclement weather.

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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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