Red Carpets, Stars & GuitarsNashville Convention & Visitors Corp contact:
Laurel Bennett, Director of Tourism Sales
Office (615) 259-4790
Amy Spear, Senior Tourism Sales Manager
Office (615) 259-4716
LouAnna Smith, Tourism Sales Manager
Office (615) 259-4758
DAY 1 - Arrive in Music City
Arrival in Nashville by 2:00 pm; transfer to hotel and be greeted upon arrival. Relax this evening over a delicious dinner at a local area restaurant.
DAY 2 - Touring Nashville
After breakfast in your hotel depart for a Nashville City Tour of the Country Music Capital including a self-guided tour of Ryman Auditorium. Known as “Carnegie Hall of the South” it embodies all of Country Music heritage. It’s more than a place to be entertained…it’s a place where you can be a part of history! Next “Kick Up” a good time at the World Famous Wildhorse Saloon for lunch and line-dancing lessons! Return to the hotel for plenty of time to rest and freshen up for the evening’s activities. After dinner in a Nashville restaurant, depart for the Grand Ole Opry – what began as a simple radio broadcast in 1925 is today a live-entertainment phenomenon. Dedicated to honoring country music’s rich history and dynamic present, the Grand Ole Opry showcases a mix of country legends and the contemporary chart-toppers who have followed in their footsteps.
DAY 3 – Award Night
After breakfast in your hotel, enjoy a self guided tour of the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum. Enjoy lunch on your own, return to hotel to freshen up as the countdown begins to Country Music’s Biggest Night – CMA Awards! Cruise aboard a Nashville Riverboat; enjoy on board entertainment and a sumptuous dinner as you travel down the Cumberland River to Riverfront Park. As you arrive in downtown Nashville, your motorcoach will transport you to the Bridgestone Arena. You’ll feel like a star as you exit the Riverboat and proceed to the Country Music Awards Live! What an evening - as you experience the fabulous 46th Annual CMA Awards, where Country Music’s newest stars are shoulder to shoulder with industry veterans! Hopefully, some of your favorites are honored tonight!
DAY 4 – Depart for Home
After breakfast in your hotel depart Nashville with musical memories!