New and Noteworthy

Browse Nashville's new attractions and noteworthy events.

Noteworthy Events
Let Freedom Sing! July 4th in Music City

LET FREEDOM SING! MUSIC CITY JULY 4TH
Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th offers free live music, family fun, and incredible fireworks Downtown. visitmusiccity.com/july4th

JACK DANIEL’S® MUSIC CITY MIDNIGHT: NEW YEAR’S EVE IN NASHVILLE
Ring in the new year and rock out the old at the Jack Daniel’s® Music City Midnight: New Year’s Eve in Nashville celebration. Put on your party hat, countdown to midnight fireworks, and make some noise. visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve

LIFEST MUSIC CITY
Lifest Oshkosh, one of the largest Christian music festivals in the nation, is bringing its event to Music City! Lifest Music City is a new family-friendly music festival that will be held July 29-31, 2021, at Hideaway Farm in Bon Aqua, TN. lifest.com/music-city

NASCAR

NASCAR CUP SERIES
The Ally 400 NASCAR Cup Series race will take place on Sunday, June 20 at Nashville Superspeedway in Lebanon, TN. This will complete a spectacular Father’s Day weekend. The Ally 400 is the centerpiece of a full schedule of activities including a NASCAR Xfinity Series race on Saturday, June 19, and a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Friday, June 18. nascar.com

MUSIC CITY GRAND PRIX
INDYCAR Series race and three-day festival happening August 6-8 with live music performances, chef-curated food experiences, and additional entertainment opportunities for racing fans! musiccitygp.com

NASCAR CHAMPIONS WEEK
This three-day event held in December includes an award show to celebrate the 2021 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion as well as honor the top drivers and performers from the season, autograph sessions, ‘Burnouts on Broadway’, a Fan Fest, and more! nascar.com

New Attractions & Updates

NASHVILLE YARDS
Nashville Yards is s 15-acre billion-dollar downtown development that will include the new Grand Hyatt hotel. Classified as an "upper upscale" hotel, the Grand Hyatt will rise 23 stories and contain 591 rooms at the corner of Broadway and 10th Avenue North. In addition, Amazon.com Inc. has announced the creation of 5,000 new jobs going into this location. Opening in late summer or early fall of 2020, the Grand Hyatt will rank as the third-largest hotel in Nashville. nashvilleyards.com

Fifth + Broadway

FIFTH + BROADWAY
The newest downtown destination is a vibrant mixed-use mecca in the Heart of Music City. A contemporary residential tower, Class-A office tower, 235,000 square feet of walkable shops and rooftop restaurants, Assembly Food Hall, a renovated conference center, the National Museum of African American Music, and world-class entertainment offerings, sets the backdrop for this neighborhood renaissance. Rooted in the thriving artistic culture of Nashville, with a fresh interpretation all its own. fifthandb.com

National Museum of African American Music

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSIC
The National Museum of African American Music has officially opened its doors in downtown Nashville. With 56,000 square feet of space, this is the only museum dedicated to preserving the legacy and celebrating the accomplishments of the many music genres created, influenced, or inspired by African Americans. The museum shares the story of the American Soundtrack, integrating history and interactive technology to bring the musical heroes of the past into the present. nmaam.org

Glen Campbell Museum

GLEN CAMPBELL MUSEUM
Explore never-before-seen artifacts from Glen’s lifetime at the new Glen Campbell Museum, located on the corner of 2nd Avenue and Broadway. glencampbellmuseum.com

NASHVILLE STUDIO TOUR
Join NBC’s The Voice star, Meghan Linsey, for a once-in-a-lifetime Nashville experience! Your group will get an up-close and personal look at a real Nashville recording studio. This live recording session is produced by Tyler Cain, whose credits include Big and Rich, Darius Rucker, and Billy Currington. Groups can add their own vocals to the mix followed by an intimate performance and meet and greet with both Meghan and Tyler. nashvillestudiotour.com

Tennessee State Museum Exterior Fountain

TENNESSEE STATE MUSEUM
The new 137,000 square foot Tennessee State Museum will offer expansive views of the Nashville skyline and State Capitol. This state-of-the-art, contemporary two-floor facility is designed to tell the Tennessee story with interactive exhibits, multi-media presentations, and emerging technologies that will bring the museum’s extraordinary collection of artifacts and displays to life in exciting new ways.tnmuseum2018.org

Music City Roots Barn

MUSIC CITY ROOTS
Opening Fall 2021 – The Roots Barn will be one of the premiere mid-sized music venues in the South, with state-of-the-art audio by Sound Image and a timber and barn wood interior inspired by The Barns at Wolftrap. Capacity is projected as 750 seated or 1,000+ standing. Music City Roots, the acclaimed, taste-making live showcase, radio broadcast, and public television series, is reviving and rebooting in the fast-growing cultural scene of Madison, TN. therootsbarn.com