Transportation Options for Nashville's New Year's Eve
Attendees will have a variety of safe, affordable transportation options. The Tennessee Highway Safety Office reminds everyone to drive safely this New Year’s Eve. For those who will be drinking, please plan ahead to have a sober ride home. Law enforcement partners will be out in full force during the Booze It and Lose It campaign to keep impaired drivers off the roadways.
Vehicle parking will be available at Nissan Stadium for $10 in Lots R and E (open at 8 a.m.) and Lots A, B, D, and F (open at 2 p.m.). RV parking in Lot P for $40.
To locate parking downtown, visit www.parkitdowntown.com.
The Tennessee Highway Safety Office reminds everyone to drive safely this New Year’s Eve. For those who will be drinking, please plan ahead to have a sober ride home. Law enforcement partners will be out in full force during the Booze It and Lose It campaign to keep impaired drivers off the roadways.
Ride Share & Taxi
Ride Share and Taxi Services Pick Up and Drop Off Locations:
• James Robertson Parkway between Fourth Avenue and Fifth Avenue
• James Robertson Parkway from Charlotte Pike to Rosa L. Parks (Capitol Hillside)
• 5th Avenue between Gay Street & James Robertson Parkway
• Rosa L. Parks from Farmers’ Market entrance to 10th Circle North
• Jefferson Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenue
WeGo Public Transit: WeGo bus service will be extended on 15 bus routes until 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1. Additionally, WeGo will offer free Downtown Music City Circuit service and shuttles to the event site at the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.
WeGo Bus Service (Regular weekday service until 11:15 p.m., additional service begins at 12:45 a.m.)
Regular fares will be in effect throughout the evening. A full schedule of fares can be found online.
Regular WeGo bus service will operate until 11:15 p.m. All buses will operate on detours through Downtown but will resume regular routing once out of the downtown area. Additional service from downtown only will begin after the event on the following bus routes departing from WeGo Central at 12:45 a.m., 1:30 a.m., and 2:30 a.m.
Listed below are the routes:
3 – West End/White Bridge
4 – Shelby
7 - Hillsboro
10 – Charlotte
14 – Whites Creek
15 - Murfreesboro Pike
18 – Airport/Downtown
19 – Herman
22 - Bordeaux
23 – Dickerson Road
26 - Gallatin Pike
34 - Opry Mills
52 – Nolensville Pike BRT lite
60 - Music City Blue Circuit
61 - Music City Green Circuit
A detailed schedule of bus operations for the evening is available on wegotransit.com.
Park & Rides are available outside of Downtown and accessible by the select late night routes at the following locations:
Vanderbilt University parking lots on Natchez Trace (Routes 3, 5)
Kmart on Gallatin Pike at Walton Lane & Briley Parkway (Routes 26, 34)
Hillwood at Nashville West (Route 10)
Dollar General at Hickory Plaza (Route 52)
Hickory Hollow Global Mall at The Crossings (Route 15)
WeGo Service to Event (6:15 p.m. – 2:15 a.m.)
Effective 6:15 p.m., WeGo will operate a free bus exclusively between Commerce Street and the Bicentennial Mall.
A stop will be located on Commerce Street between 5th and 6th Avenues, and at Bicentennial Mall on James Robertson Parkway between 6th and 7th Avenues. These buses will run a continuous loop between Commerce Street and the Bicentennial Mall for event goers, leaving approximately every 10 minutes until 2:15 a.m.
New Year’s Eve Train (arrives at Riverfront at 8:00 p.m., departs at 1:30 a.m.)
An allotment of 650 tickets will be available to the general public starting Friday, December 7. Round-trip tickets cost $15 plus a $1 processing fee and are available for purchase at ticketsnashville.com. Tickets will be on sale until 24 hours prior to departure or until they are sold out, whichever comes first. Children age 4 and younger will not need a ticket to board; however, they will be required to sit in a parent’s lap.
The New Year’s Eve train schedule is as follows:
Lebanon – 7:00 p.m.
Hamilton Springs – 7:07 p.m.
Martha – 7:13 p.m.
Mt. Juliet – 7:22 p.m.
Hermitage – 7:30 p.m.
Donelson – 7:37 p.m.
Upon arrival at Riverfront Station, buses will be available to take customers directly to Bicentennial Mall.
For the Music City Star’s return trip, buses will load on James Robertson between 6th and 7th Avenues and will proceed directly to Riverfront Station between midnight and 1 a.m.. WeGo staff will be on hand to assist and direct passengers. The Music City Star will depart at 1:30 a.m.
Weekday Music City Star tickets and passes are not accepted on the New Year’s Eve train. Folding chairs will be allowed onboard (but are not permitted at Music City Midnight). Any items that will not fit underneath the seat, such as bikes and wagons, are not permitted on the train. Coolers of any size are not permitted on the train or at the event. All personal items are subject to search. See the house rules for additional information.
Anyone needing special accommodations to board should call 615-862-5950 prior to their trip.
For detailed bus service information, please consult the route schedules on their website at wegotransit.com and the RTA website at rtarelaxandride.com. Customers can also check one of the mobile real-time information tools such as Google Transit or the Transit App, or contact Customer Care at 615-862-5950.
For a full list of road closures, head to: visitmusiccity.com/nye-roadclosures.