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!

Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park

Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park

Bicentennial Mall first opened June 1, 1996 in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the state of Tennessee. Located on 19 acres in downtown Nashville it provides a grand entrance to the State Capital. It is an urban state park and a great place to spend an...

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Cedar Creek Sports Center

Cedar Creek Sports Center

Now that the weather is beautiful it's time to look for outdoor fun! What is more fun than go carts and bumper boats? Check out both and more at Cedar Creek Sports Center in Mt Juliet.   ...

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Summer Movies

Summer Movies

One of my family's favorite summer activities is seeing a movie. We love an outdoor movie under the stars, an icy cold theater on a sweltering afternoon or (our favorite!) a double feature at the drive in. There are so many annual summer movie events to choose from....

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101 Things to do in June

101 Things to do in June

There are so many things to do in Nashville in June! In the past we have made one huge list for the whole summer. But there is just too much fun scheduled in 2018 to pack into one post. Whether you are looking for outdoor movies, summer concerts or outdoor fun, you'll...

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Beaches in Nashville and Middle Tennessee

Beaches in Nashville and Middle Tennessee

Nothing says "Summer Fun" quite like the feeling of sand between your toes.  We may be miles away from the ocean but there are still lots of beaches in Nashville and Middle Tennessee.  So grab your bucket and shovel and discover some beachy fun right in your own...

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Splash Pads and Spraygrounds in Davidson County

Splash Pads and Spraygrounds in Davidson County

Beat the heat at one of the many splash pads and spraygrounds in Nashville and Davidson County. These sprinkler parks are the perfect place to cool off especially with smaller kids. With several to choose from, there has to be one near you! Splash Pads and...

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Free and Cheap Summer Concerts for Families

Free and Cheap Summer Concerts for Families

Music City lives up to it's name in the summer. There are so many concerts in and around Nashville. Some of these events are one time performances but many of them are concert series that have become summertime traditions. The Nashville Symphony's Community concerts...

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Upcoming Events

Sun 24

N-Trak Train Display at Smyrna

June 24, 2018 @ 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Sun 24

WIZARDS WEEKEND @ Jellystone

June 24, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Jellystone Park
Nashville
Sun 24

Kayak Float

June 24, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sun 24

Vintage Baseball @ Mansker's Station

June 24, 2018 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM