Family Friendly Events in Middle Tennessee

 

Discover India Day

The Discovery Center 502 S.E. Broad Stree, Murfreesboro, TN

SATURDAY, AUG. 27 | 9 A.M. - 4 P.M. At Discovery Center Join us as we “travel” to India! Families will be able to take pictures in front of the Taj Mahal, go on a Gandhi walk, make Raksha Bandhan friendship bracelets, and more. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by The Nissan Foundation. ...

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Free

Juneteenth Free Day @ Discovery Center

The Discovery Center 502 S.E. Broad Stree, Murfreesboro, TN

SUNDAY, JUNE 19 | 11 A.M. TO 4 P.M. At Discovery Center Juneteenth (short for “June Nineteenth”) marks the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, in 1865 to take control of the state and ensure that all enslaved people be freed. Join us for a free day celebrating African American history, culture, and ...

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Free

Parents’ Night Out @ Discovery Center

The Discovery Center 502 S.E. Broad Stree, Murfreesboro, TN

Need a night out? Don't hire a sitter. Drop your kids off for fun at Discovery Center! Parents' Night Out is for ages 4 - 12. The evening includes dinner, activities, and museum exploration. Price: $30 per child, $25 per additional child. Non-refundable payment is required to complete registration. Register now  

$30

All Access Night @ The Discovery Center

The Discovery Center 502 S.E. Broad Stree, Murfreesboro, TN

Thursday, April 14, 2022 5:00 PM  8:00 PM All Access Nights are a time for special-needs families to enjoy the Discovery Center’s exhibits in a sensory-friendly environment. All Access Nights are free, but reservations are suggested. Need more information? Email Madden Purcell.   RSVP for upcoming All Access Nights (dates are subject to change without notice): REGISTER ...

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Arts in April (Free Day) @ Discovery Center

The Discovery Center 502 S.E. Broad Stree, Murfreesboro, TN

SATURDAY, APRIL 9 9 A.M. TO 4 P.M. Arts in April celebrates the diversity of Tennessee through performing and visual arts. This event allows visitors young and old to experience the arts through the cultural lens of local artists who share their unique heritage with performances and hands-on activities. Performances and activities invite meaningful participation ...

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Free

Lunar New Year @ The Discovery Center

The Discovery Center 502 S.E. Broad Stree, Murfreesboro, TN

Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.   Join us at Discovery Center for our annual Lunar New Year free day! Learn, experience and participate in the traditions of the Lunar New Year, as we celebrate the Year of the Tiger and explore the culture and arts of China and East Asia. Sponsored ...

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Free

Countdown to Noon

The Discovery Center 502 S.E. Broad Stree, Murfreesboro, TN

Friday, Dec. 31, 2021 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Come to the biggest pajama party in Murfreesboro! We’ll officially kick off 2022 with fun New Year’s activities like a dance party, glow game room, art activities, and the iconic balloon drop at noon! Included with admission, free for members.

Holiday Open House (Free Day)

The Discovery Center 502 S.E. Broad Stree, Murfreesboro, TN

Saturday, Dec. 4  |  9 a.m. – 3 p.m. FREE ADMISSION Time for holiday fun! Learn how others celebrate around the world, take a picture with Santa, decorate the giant gingerbread house, and so much more. Free and open to the public.  

Free

STEAM-a-Palooza

The Discovery Center 502 S.E. Broad Stree, Murfreesboro, TN

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23 | 1:00 - 5:00 PM At Discovery Center! 502 SE Broad St, Murfreesboro Join Discovery Center and a special mix of local artists, scientists, and engineers for all-ages, hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) fun! Plus, 1/2 price admission to Discovery Center from 1 pm - 4 pm! This event ...

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Secret Garden Tea

The Discovery Center 502 S.E. Broad Stree, Murfreesboro, TN

  Secret Garden Tea May 8  |  9 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. $15 per person, $10 per person for members Spring is the season of blossoming flowers, tender unfurling tree leaves, and celebrations like Mother’s Day and graduation. It’s a time of renewal and new life, and what better way to herald its arrival than ...

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$15