Jack Daniel's Music City Midnight: New Year's Eve in Nashville

New Year's Eve - Transportation Options

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 Fans Don't Let Fans Drive Drunk campaign to keep impaired drivers off the roadways.

Fans Don't Let Fans Drive Drunk

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 Fans Don't Let Fans Drive Drunk campaign to keep impaired drivers off the roadways.

Parking

Stay tuned for the 2019 Jack Daniel's Music City Midnight: New Year's Eve in Nashville parking information.

To locate parking downtown, visit www.parkitdowntown.com.

Ride Share & Taxi Drop off and pick up locations
  • James Robertson Parkway between Fourth Avenue and Fifth Avenue
  • James Robertson Parkway from Charlotte Pike to Rosa L. Parks (Capitol Hill side)
  • Fifth Avenue between Gay Street and James Robertson Parkway
  • Rosa L. Parks Boulevard from Farmers’ Market entrance to 10th Circle North
  • Jefferson Street between Sixth and Eighth Avenue
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ADA Vehicle Passenger Unloading & Loading Zones

Vehicles with ADA Permit Hangtags or License Plates will be allowed to drop off and pick up near Nashville Farmers’ Market accessible from Rosa L. Parks Boulevard. Vehicles will utilize event designated area in Nashville Farmers’ Market parking lot for drop-off and pick-up only.

Scooter Corral Locations
  • Parking Lot at Harrison Street & 4th Avenue (SW corner of intersection)
  • Parking Lot at Harrison Street & 8th Avenue (SE corner of intersection)
  • 5th Avenue at Junior Gilliam Way (east side of street - between the tree wells)
Bicycle Storage Stations
  • James Robertson Parkway between Sixth Avenue and Seventh Avenue (on the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park Plaza)
  • Jefferson Street at 7th Avenue (SW corner of intersection)
  • Parking Lot at Harrison Street & 4th Avenue (SW corner of intersection)
Transit

WeGo Public Transit
On Tuesday, Dec. 31, WeGo Public Transit will once again provide transportation to Music City Midnight. Fourteen WeGo bus routes and the seventh annual WeGo Star special event train will be available as safe rides for those celebrating the new year.

WeGo Bus Service (Regular weekday service until 11:15pm, additional service begins at 12:45am)
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 11:15pm. 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 12:45am, 1:30am, and 2:30am.

3 – West End/White Bridge
4 – Shelby
7 – Hillsboro
8 – 8th Ave South
14 – Whites Creek
18 – Airport
19 – Herman

22 – Bordeaux
23 – Dickerson
29 – Jefferson
34 – Opry Mills
52 – Nolensville
55 – Murfreesboro
56 – Gallatin

 

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 (Route 3)

Hickory Hollow Global Mall at The Crossings (Route 55)

Music Valley Village (Route 34)

Madison Square behind Job Billiards (Route 56)

Dollar General at Hickory Plaza (Route 52)

WeGo Service to Event (6:15pm-2:15am)
Effective 6:15pm, WeGo will operate a free bus exclusively between Commerce Street and the Bicentennial Mall. A stop will be located on Commerce Street between Fifth Avenue and Sixth Avenue, and at Bicentennial Mall on James Robertson Parkway between Sixth and Seventh Avenue. These buses will run a continuous loop between Commerce Street and the Bicentennial Mall for event goers, leaving approximately every 10 minutes until 2:15am.

New Year’s Eve Train (arrives at Riverfront at 8pm, departs at 1:30am)
An allotment of 650 tickets will be available to the general public starting Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 10am. 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 – 7pm
Hamilton Springs – 7:07pm
Martha – 7:13pm

Mt. Juliet – 7:22pm
Hermitage – 7:30pm
Donelson – 7:37pm

 

Upon arrival at Riverfront Station, buses will be available to take customers directly to Bicentennial Mall.

For the Star’s return trip, buses will load on James Robertson between Sixth and Seventh Avenue and will proceed directly to Riverfront Station between midnight and 1am. WeGo staff will be on hand to assist and direct passengers. The Star will depart at 1:30am.

Weekday WeGo Star tickets and passes are not accepted on the New Year’s Eve train. Folding chairs will be allowed onboard. 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 at wegotransit.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.

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