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!

Trunk or Treat in Middle Tennessee

Trunk or Treat in Middle Tennessee

Trunk or Treat events in Middle Tennessee are a fun part of the Halloween season. These events are generally hosted by churches or other community groups but they are open to the public and almost always free to attend. Trunk or Treat can be a great option for...

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Tennessee Pumpkin Farms, Corn Mazes and More!!!

Tennessee Pumpkin Farms, Corn Mazes and More!!!

Nothing defines the fall season in our homes more than a trip to a pumpkin patch. Most of the Middle Tennessee pumpkin farms we have listed are probably a bit of a drive. But farms are generally located in rural areas and we think this is a small price to pay for some...

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Family Friendly Halloween Festivals

Family Friendly Halloween Festivals

The fall season is packed with Halloween festivals and special fun events in Nashville and Middle Tennessee. Many of these events include trick or treating so check the details before you head out and make sure you are costume ready! Don't forget your bucket, plastic...

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Bass Pro Shops Celebrate Halloween

Bass Pro Shops Celebrate Halloween

Bass Pro Shops Celebrate Halloween Bass Pro Shops is adding some Halloween fun this year with the Peanut Gang! Join in the activities including photos, crafts, a pumpkin toss, and a parade and costume contest. Event Schedule October 20 & 21 and 27 & 28 from 12PM -5PM...

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October Fall Festivals

October Fall Festivals

Celebrate fall and (hopefully!) cooler temperatures at a festival this October.  Food, music and family fun are the highlights of most of these events.  So make plans to enjoy this season with your family before the hustle and bustle of the holiday season begins. And...

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October Events

October Events

October is filled with special events, festivals and Halloween fun. Use this list of events to make your October plans in advance. Check our Calendar throughout the month as we add new events and bookmark our 2018 Fall Guide for the most comprehensive guide for family...

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The Ultimate Nashville Fall Fun List

The Ultimate Nashville Fall Fun List

Why are we so obsessed with the fall season? I used to think it was based on our erroneous idea that the oppressive summer heat would wane by the start of September. Then we could pull out our boots and sweaters and live our lives as intended. But honestly, it's time...

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Fall Movies

Fall Movies

Summer may be coming to an end but the movie fun keeps going. There are lots of fall movies scheduled this season in Nashville and Middle Tennessee. Find a Movie in the Park event for Autumn evenings or a traditional indoor movie for days when the weather doesn't...

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Fall Theatre

Fall Theatre

Plan a date night or a family outing to a fall theatre production this season. Nashville is home to lots of talented people. And that means our local community theatre groups are continually presenting high quality productions. Live theater can be a great way to spice...

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Upcoming Events

Thu 18

Preschool Story Time @ Williamson County Library

October 18, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Thu 18

Fall Break School's Out Skate

October 18, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thu 18

Music with a Mission

October 18, 2018 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Thu 18

Fall Break Skate

October 18, 2018 @ 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Thu 18

Fall Break Skate

October 18, 2018 @ 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM