Nashville Music and More
Nashville topped TripAdvisor's list of U.S. cities with the greatest increase in interest from international travelers.
Nashville’s only country music mansion tour at the Fontanel Mansion gives visitors a sneak peek into the life of country music. The 27,000-square-foot log home formerly owned by Country Music Hall of Fame member Barbara Mandrell is open daily for guided tours. Guests are invited to explore the trails, dine at Café Fontanella or the Whites Creek Bistro, zip line with AdventureWorks Music City Zips, taste wine at the Natchez Hills Winery Tasting Room, and sample Pritchard’s Distillery handcrafted spirits. fontanel.com
The Bluebird Cafe
The Bluebird Cafe is one of the world’s preeminent listening rooms and songwriter’s performance space where the “heroes behind the hits” perform their own songs; songs that have been recorded by chart-topping artists in all genres of music. bluebirdcafe.com
A Tribute to the King
A Tribute to the King is a high energy, live-musical Elvis biography, transporting the audience through six phases of Elvis’s career and featuring John Beardsley. thenashvilleking.com
Scoreboard Bar and Grill
Scoreboard Bar and Grill and John A's are the perfect spots to enjoy dinner and drinks before or after a show at the Grand Ole Opry. Located on Music Valley, we will provide you with a custom package to fit your group's needs! scoreboardbar.net
The Escape Game
The Escape Game is an interactive and immersive entertainment experience. Groups must work together to look for clues, solve puzzles to complete a mission and escape from a locked room in 60 minutes or less. Custom group rates available for parties of 12 and more. nashvilleescapegame.com
The Listening Room Café
The Listening Room Café was built on live music and offers one of the best menus in Nashville. This one-of-a-kind venue offers patrons a true Music City experience with live performances nightly. listeningroomcafe.com
Opryland + Grand Ole Opry Entertainment
Gaylord Opryland Resort
The Great Escape - $101 per person based on double occupancy
Select dates January-October 2018*
Come visit Gaylord Opryland where it’s 72º no matter the temperature outside! Whether you are passing through, celebrating a milestone event, or just need to enjoy a relaxing Nashville experience at an extraordinary price, this is it!
Legacy Five’s Memorial Day Celebration at Gaylord Opryland
May 26-28, 2018*
A Three Day Event...A Lifetime Experience! Explore this luxurious resort while enjoying great Gospel Music, Christian Comedy, and Inspirational Speaking! Artists appearing are: Legacy Five, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, Booth Brothers, Jaime Jorge, Collingsworth Family, Greater Vision, Ken Davis, The Guardians, Triumphant, Wesley Pritchard.
Grand Ole Opry Anniversary Extravaganza
October 12-14, 2018*
Come celebrate the Opry’s 93rd Anniversary with a weekend full of Everything Opry.
A Country Christmas
November 17 - December 25, 2018*
Make it a Christmas to remember at Gaylord Opryland Resort, where more than two million lights along with acres of stunning décor create a holiday atmosphere like no other. Our exclusive holiday events and attractions will certainly get you in the spirit of the season! With so much to see and do, the best way to experience A Country Christmas is to spend the night with us. Overnight packages are available to fit your group’s needs.
SoundWaves, opening fall 2018, will be a 4 acre, 3-level luxury indoor/outdoor waterpark with dedicated recreation zones for adults, young children and families.
Grand Ole Opry Entertainment Group
Opry House Backstage Tour
Join us for an Opry House Backstage Tour! Your group will walk the same halls as Carrie Underwood, Darius Rucker, Vince Gill, Rascal Flatts, and Loretta Lynn, just to name a few, and will stand on the most famous stage in country music.
Grand Ole Opry Show
“The Show That Made Country Music Famous,” the Grand Ole Opry, is certainly one of Nashville’s most endearing icons. Over ninety years in the making, you will see 8–12 artists performing during this two-hour show.
All Things Opry
The All Things Opry Package includes your group’s daytime Backstage Tour of the Grand Ole Opry House, pre-Opry meal at an area restaurant, and a performance of the Grand Ole Opry.
WSM Radio Station
WSM Radio Station Tours take you into the studio located in the Gaylord Opryland Resort where you will learn the history and legacy of this legendary station, and get a look at what it is like to work in radio broadcasting. Your group members will step up to the mic and record a one-liner that will be provided to you digitally, along with a photo.
The General Jackson Showboat
The General Jackson Showboat offers midday lunch cruises and evening dinner cruises down the Cumberland River. While enjoying the scenic beauty of the river, be entertained with a Broadway-style show and extensive meal.
The Ryman Auditorium
The Mother Church of Country Music and Pollstar’s Theatre Venue of the Year, the Ryman Auditorium, offers both guided and self-guided tours that include the Soul of Nashville multimedia pre-tour experience. Your group can also dine at Café Lula for lunch or a pre-show dinner.
Opry Country Classics
Opry Country Classics at the Ryman Auditorium brings together the legends of the Grand Ole Opry sharing the songs that made the Opry and Music City famous. Limited engagement – Thursday nights in March, April, May, and October.
Come experience downtown Nashville’s newest entertainment and dining destination! Inspired by Blake Shelton’s hit song of the same name and opening Spring 2018, Ole Red will feature four floors of fun, including dedicated event space and a rooftop with the best views of the city.
Iconic Trio Package
The Iconic Trio Package includes daytime tours of the Grand Ole Opry, Ryman Auditorium, and the Johnny Cash Museum.
Opry Play for the day package
Park your coach at the Grand Ole Opry and play for the day without having to leave the area! This package includes a Backstage Tour at the Grand Ole Opry House with a behind-the-scenes look at this celebrated venue and country music’s most famous show. You will see themed dressing rooms, the artist’s entrance and more! Next, visit Madame Tussauds Nashville and celebrate iconic musicians and entertainers of the past and present in a new interactive tour experience. Enjoy dinner at Dave & Buster's with a meal designed specifically for your group! Finally, attend the show that made country music famous at the Grand Ole Opry! Your group will witness an array of performances by new stars, superstars and legends of country music as well as great bluegrass, comedy and more!
Madame Tussauds Nashville
Madame Tussauds Nashville is a multi-sensory interactive experience that allows you to be the star: Rock out with Elvis, strike a pose with Justin Timberlake, take the mic with Reba, or help write a song with Bruce Springsteen. Built to honor Nashville and its deep roots in America’s music history, this unique Madame Tussauds will take you on a musical journey through time with a cast of iconic musical figures from the worlds of country, rock, pop, jazz & blues. madametussauds.com/nashville
Opry Mills, the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in Tennessee, is home to an impressive mix of more than 200 retailers, quality dining, and entertainment. Groups are encouraged to register in advance at traveltrade.simon.com to receive complimentary Opry Mills coupon books, mall directories, and free meal vouchers for each driver and escort. oprymills.com
Don’t miss the following exciting musical experiences:
City Winery- citywinery.com
Nashville Nightlife Dinner Theatre - nashvillenightlife.com
Nashville Palace – nashville-palace.com
Ray Stevens CabaRay Showroom – raystevenscabaray.com
The Ryman Diaries Production- wattsd2.wixsite.com/rymandiaries
The Music of Nashville – themusicofnashville.com
Receptive Tour Operators in Nashville include:
• Art Henry’s Tour & Receptive, arthenry.com
• Bespoke Experiences, bespokeprivatetours.com/Nashville
• Flair Tours, flairtours.net
• Gray Line of Tennessee, graylinetn.com
• Johnny Walker Tours, johnnywalkertours.com
• Let’s Go Travelin,’ letsgotravelin.com
• Nasvhille Express Tours, nashvilleexpress.com
• Sekisui International Travel, sekisui-jpn.com
• Sharin’ Nashville Tours, sharinnashvilletours.com
• Sweet Magnolia Tours, sweetmagnoliatours.com
• U.S. Tours, ustours.biz
Tour options in Nashville include:
• Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure, urbanadventurequest.com
• Bespoke Experiences, bespokeprivatetours.com/Nashville
• Country Music Crawler, countrymusiccrawler.com
• Cruzzin Nashville, cruzzinaround.com
• Echoes of Nashville Walking Tour, echoesofnashville.com
• Experience Nashville Tours, experiencenashvilletours.com
• Explore Crawls, explorecrawls.com
• Grand Avenue, grandavenueworldwide.com
• Gray Line of Tennessee & Music City Trolley Hop, graylinetn.com
• Hick Chick Tours, hickchicktours.com
• iRideNashville/Segway of Nashville Tours, iridenashville.com
• Joyride Nashville, joyridellc.com
• Local Tastes of Nashville, localtastesofnashville.com
• Lux Limo, lux.limo
• Music City Brew Tours, musiccitybrewtours.com
• The Music City Rollin’ Jamboree, musiccityrollinjamboree.com
• Nashville Brew Bus, nashvillebrewbus.com
• Nashville Food Adventures, nashvillefoodadventures.com
• Nashville Paddle Co., nashvillepaddle.com
• Nashville Pedal Tavern, nashvillepedaltavern.com
• NashTrash Tours, nashtrash.com
• Off the Wagon Tours, nashvillepartywagon.com
• Old Town Trolley Tours, trolleytours.com
• The Redneck Comedy Bus Tour, theredneckcomedytour.com
• River Queen Voyages, rqvoyages.com
• Signature Transportation Services, nashvillelimo.com
• The Sound Music Tour, thesoundmusictour.com
• Sprocket Rocket Party Bike, sprocketrocketpartybike.com
• Surge Nashville, surgenashville.com
• Walk Eat Nashville, walkeatnashville.com