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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!

Pictures with Santa

Pictures with Santa

SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN!!! AND HE IS DESPERATE TO HAVE HIS PICTURE MADE WITH YOUR KID!!! ***All times and dates were correct at the time of publication and are subject to change. Check your specific location before you head out!*** The Mall at Green Hills (Map) ...

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Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

Santa is one HUNGRY fellow. He has breakfasts planned all over Nashville and Middle Tennessee this season. Plan these in advance because they are CRAZY popular and most of them will sell out before you buy your Thanksgiving turkey. This list is growing constantly so...

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Christmas Festivals & Holiday Special Events

Christmas Festivals & Holiday Special Events

Nashville Area Christmas Festivals and Holiday Special Events   Mark your calendars now for some (or all!) of these Christmas Festivals & Holiday Special Events.  This list will grow as the season continues so keep checking back as we add more fun events for the...

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Holiday Lights at Cheekwood Botanical Garden

Holiday Lights at Cheekwood Botanical Garden

If you have lived in Nashville for any length of time, then you know that Cheekwood has offered lots of holiday fun for many years.  They have concerts, cookie decorating, gingerbread workshops, the hands down best Santa in all of Nashville (completely my opinion!)...

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“Experience” Gifts

“Experience” Gifts

It's that time of year. The time when friends and family are asking you "What can we get for the kids this year?" You know you are blessed to have people in your life that want to be generous to your family but... Your house is strewn with Legos from the front door to...

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Christmas Parades

Christmas Parades

Christmas Parades are a great FREE way to celebrate the Holiday Season! Start your holiday season off right by attending a Christmas parade! Parades are a great way to have some family fun this Christmas.  Connect with your community, see a marching band or two and...

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Free Holiday Fun

Free Holiday Fun

The holiday season is expensive. The presents. The food. The travel. The decorations. The list of expenses seems never ending. We've found lots of options for free holiday fun in Nashville and Middle Tennessee this season. Keep checking this list because we will be...

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Christmas Theatre

Christmas Theatre

Nashville Christmas Theatre, Plays, Musicals and Stage Productions Nashville is home to a ton of great theatre groups.  And there is no better time to see a show than during the holiday season.  There are so many choices! From Broadway style musical productions to...

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Christmas Lights –  Nashville & Middle Tennessee

Christmas Lights – Nashville & Middle Tennessee

See Christmas Lights all over Nashville with Your Family! One of our favorite things about the holiday season is Christmas lights.  And we are so lucky to live here because Nashville and Middle Tennessee have some of the BEST Christmas light displays. Go off the...

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Upcoming Events

Sun 16

Breakfast with Santa at The Aquarium

December 16, 2018 @ 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Sun 16

Metro Nashville Police Department’s Annual Toy Drive

December 16, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Nashville Zoo
Nashville
Sun 16
Sun 16

Free Family Holiday Film Festival

December 16, 2018 @ 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Sun 16

Creative Zone : Hip Hats

December 16, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM