Find Things to Do in Nashville for the Whole Family

Activities, Entertainment, and Recreation

There are infinite options of family friendly things to do in Nashville. Here are some ideas to help you get out of the house and explore Middle Tennessee. Find lists of activities, hobbies to pursue, ways to save on family fun, and more in the articles below. You can check out our visits to specific Nashville attractions on our indoor fun and outdoor fun pages for more ideas. Happy Exploring!

Regal Summer Movie Express

Regal Summer Movie Express

Get ready!  Mark your calendar!  Do whatever it is you do! Regal Summer Movie Express is starting soon. Two movie choices each week on Tuesday and Wednesday morning for $1!  This is one of my favorite things to do with the kids during the summer. Let's face it. Summer...

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Lucky Ladd Farms – Three Seasons of Fun

Lucky Ladd Farms – Three Seasons of Fun

Lucky Ladd Farms, located south of Nashville in Eagleville, TN, provides three seasons of educational agricultural fun. The 60 acre farmstead opened to the public in 2008 and continues to add activities and experiences every year. ** SCROLL DOWN TO ENTER TO WIN 4...

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Kids Bowl Free in Middle Tennessee

Kids Bowl Free in Middle Tennessee

It's time to sign up for the Kids Bowl Free program. My kids and I do this every summer and we LOVE it! There are so many times during the long summer break when it rains or it's just too stinkin' hot to do anything outside. Those are the days we head to the bowling...

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Vintage Baseball

Vintage Baseball

Looking for some unique and FREE entertainment this spring and summer?  Make plans to attend a game of Vintage Baseball. The Tennessee Association of Vintage Baseball plays games in different locations in Middle Tennessee from April through August. Many of these games...

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Boredom Busters Field Trip

Boredom Busters Field Trip

One of the hardest parts of summertime is keeping the kids entertained. Whether you work full time or are a stay at home parent, it's really hard to fill all those long days with activities that will be fun and appropriate for all the kids in your family. If you live...

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April Spring Festivals

April Spring Festivals

  April Spring Festivals It's finally time for some April Spring festivals. A festival is a great way to spend a weekend.They are usually free to attend and the venues are almost always an awesome outdoor location. Some of them may be a bit off the beaten path but...

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Explore Historic Homes in Middle Tennessee

Explore Historic Homes in Middle Tennessee

It's no secret that I'm a fan of touring historic homes. I take tours on vacation and here in my own city. I've taken my children with me on these tours since they were toddlers and now that they are all teens, I can still convince them to explore with me. I will...

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Belle Meade Plantation

Belle Meade Plantation

Did you know that at one time Nashville was home to Iroquois, the most famous Thoroughbred of his time in the late 1800s? He was the first American bred and born horse to win the English Derby in 1881. He is just part of the amazing history you will learn in a visit...

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Sumner County Easter Egg Hunts

Sumner County Easter Egg Hunts

Wonderland Egg Hunt at Rock Castle - Hendersonville (Map) Saturday March 17, 2018 Fall down the rabbit hole and into a new adventure at Historic Rock Castle! Hunt for eggs, make crafts, and enjoy a morning on the beautiful grounds of Rock Castle. Meet our special...

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Upcoming Events

Thu 19

Dream of Cream: Spring Field Trips

April 19, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Fiddle Dee Farms
Greenbrier
Thu 19

Circletime @ Mt Juliet Library

April 19, 2018 @ 9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Mt Juliet Library
Mount Juliet
Thu 19

Family Night

April 19, 2018 @ 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thu 19

Storytime @ Gallatin Library

April 19, 2018 @ 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Fri 20

Party for the Planet @ Nashville Zoo

April 20, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Nashville Zoo
Nashville