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

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

What You Need to Know (Besides That It Is Free):
The App

Get the official Nashville New Year's Eve app filled with a full schedule, information on artists, and more! Download in the App Store or on Google Play.

The Music

Keith Urban with special guests Stevie Nicks and Ashley McBryde, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, The Struts, Amanda Shires, Bren Joy, Kalie Shorr, the Fisk Jubilee Singers, and DJ Dave Audé will rock this year's Music City Midnight: New Year's Eve in Nashville celebration!

The Details, FAQS, and Road Closures

Learn more about Music City Midnight: New Year's Eve in Nashville and get answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about things like the scheduleroad closurestransportation & parking, map, and more at visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve#FAQS.

Nashville's New Year's Eve Guide

Flip through what you need to know for the Jack Daniel's Music City Midnight®: New Year's Eve in Nashville celebration.

Keith Urban
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Lineup

Keith Urban with special guests Stevie Nicks and Ashley McBryde, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, The Struts, Amanda Shires, Bren Joy, Kalie Shorr, the Fisk Jubilee Singers, and DJ Dave Audé rocked the 2019 Jack Daniel's Music City Midnight: New Year's Eve in Nashville celebration!

Music City Midnight: New Year's Eve in Nashville stage
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Get the schedule for the 2019 Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight®: New Year’s Eve in Nashville!

#NashvilleNYE Food Drive
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#NashvilleNYE Food Drive

The Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight®: New Year’s Eve in Nashville celebration is more than just music. It’s an authentic Nashville experience that is friendly and inviting to all. In 2019, we partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee to host a citywide food drive leading up to the New Year's Eve celebration.

Music City Midnight: New Year's Eve in Nashville
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Food, Drinks, & Fun

There's a lot of music, there's confetti, a Music Note Drop®, and fireworks. But there's also food, drinks, and whole lot more fun to be had at the Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight®: New Year’s Eve in Nashville celebration!

Places to Stay

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Frequently Asked Questions
Who's performing?

Keith Urban with special guests Stevie Nicks and Ashley McBryde, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, The Struts, Amanda Shires, Bren Joy, Kalie Shorr, the Fisk Jubilee Singers, and DJ Dave Audé will rock this year's Music City Midnight: New Year's Eve in Nashville celebration! Find out more about the lineup at visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve/music.

Where is it?

The whole party takes over Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park in downtown Nashville.

Does it cost anything to see the concert or attend the event?

No! It's FREE!

Is there a map?
When does it start?

The event site opens at 4pm on December 31. Plan to visit partner exhibits and vendor booths throughout the day. Raising of the music note starts around 5:40pm.

Where is the entrance?

There are 7 main entrances. 2 will be located off Jefferson St, 1 will be located on 7th Ave N, 1 will be located on 5th Ave N, 2 will be located on Harrison St, and there will be 1 located under the bridge near James Robertson Pkwy. Please reference the map to view exact locations at visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve/map.

Is there an App?

Absolutely! You can download Nashville's New Year's Eve App in the App Store or Google Play.

Can I watch it on TV?

#NashvilleNYE will be featured live in the “NBC’s New Year’s Eve” national broadcast. Not only that, but Nashville will be a featured location as part of CNN’s “New Year’s Eve Live with Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen.” Read more.
AND we'll livestream right here on visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve starting at 11pm!

Parking & Transportation

Find out where to park, where to get a ride, and more at visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve/transportation-options.

Where are the First Aid Stations?

We hope you don't get hurt this New Year's Eve but if you do, please visit one of our First Aid Stations located at 6th Ave near Jackson St, 6th Ave near Heated Tent, 6th Ave at Harrison St near train tracks, 7th Ave near Jackson St, and 7th Ave near the Merchandise Trailer. Get the map.

Are there ATMs?

Absolutely! The ATMs are located at the Music City Gold Circle, 7th Ave near the beverage station, on Jackson St near 7th Ave, near the beverage stand on 6th Ave, and located at the 6th Ave parking lot near the food trucks. Get the map.

Is there a smoking area?

Yep. The smoking areas are at the Parking Lot near the train tracks at 6th Ave & Harrison St. This is the only area where smoking is allowed including e-cigs and vapor pens. Get the map.

Is there a picture-perfect spot to grab a snapshot to remember the event?

Yes! You can snag a shot at the GIANT Advance Financial Picture Frame located towards the back of the site near the front of the Bell Carillon, the "2020" Sign located towards the back of the Bell Carillon, the photo opp located at the #NashvilleNYE tent, a photo opp within the Heated Tent, and more.

Will there be bathrooms?

Yep! There will be bathrooms located along 6th Ave, 7th Ave, and the parking lot at the corner of 6th Ave & Harrison Street. Get the map.

Is there an area to step inside and escape the weather?

Yep! Two, in fact. There is the Neighborhood Taproom near Jefferson St between 6th & 7th Ave with craft beer and hot chicken. Also, there will be a large Heated Tent located along 6th Ave.

Where do I go for event updates, schedule changes, weather plans, and for answers on anything else I want to ask?

Follow @VisitMusicCity on Twitter. We'll be sharing all the goods throughout the day and night!

Is there an official event hashtag?

YES! It's #NashvilleNYE. Use it in all of your posts and follow along for the fun. Post all your New Year's Eve pictures with #NashvilleNYE for a chance to be on the big screens and in the official #NashvilleNYE photo gallery.

What if I lose something? Where can I find it?

On the night of the event, you can visit the Nashville Information Booth located at the corner of 6th Ave & Harrison St. You can visit the Visitor Information Center located at Bridgestone Arena for any items not claimed on December 31.

Is the event ADA accessible?

There will be an ADA viewing platform for those in a wheelchair in Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. It will be located on the 7th Ave side of the event site. Find more information on the closest available parking lots or garages at parkitdowntown.com.

Can I bring a chair and a cooler?

No, for the safety, comfort, and convenience of everyone, neither chairs nor coolers are permitted. Please see the full House Rules for items that are permitted and not permitted at visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve/house-rules.

How about a live stream?

We'll start livestreaming right here on visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve at 11pm. Video and pictures of Music City Midnight will be posted throughout the night on @VisitMusicCity social media channels.

If I don't want to drive, what's the best way to get downtown on New Year's Eve?

For options on transportation, please go to visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve/transportation-options.

So, there will be alcohol for purchase?

Yes, alcohol is available for purchase by guests 21+. IDs will be checked for all those wishing to purchase alcoholic beverages. See the map for where the beverage stations will be located at visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve/map.

Will there be a big, sparkly ball that will drop at midnight?

No, we're Music City. A 16-foot-tall red music note will drop 138 feet at midnight - it's Nashville's signature Music Note Drop®!

Will there be fireworks?

Of course! There will be a fireworks show at 6pm during the raising of the Music Note. Then, the midnight Music Note Drop® will trigger a fantastic fireworks show at midnight as we ring in the new year. Find out more about the fireworks at visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve/fireworks.

How old do you have to be to attend?

All ages are welcome. You must be 21+ to purchase alcoholic beverages.

What if I have questions and need help from a friendly face?

Make your way to one of the Nashville Information Booths. One is located near the main entrance at the corner of 6th Ave & Harrison St and the other is located on 7th Ave near the Tennessee State Museum.

Where should I park?

Vehicle parking will be available at Nissan Stadium for $10 in Lots R and E (open at 8am) and Lots A, B, D, and F (open at 2pm). RV parking in Lot P for $40.

To locate parking downtown, visit parkitdowntown.com.

Can I get official Music City Midnight merchandise?

YES! We will have official Jack Daniel's Music City Midnight: New Year's Eve in Nashville merchandise for sale at the Merchandise Trailers during the event. One will be located at 6th Ave near the Heated Tent and on 7th Ave between the Nashville Farmers' Market and the Tennessee State Museum. They will be open from 4-11pm.

Do you have lockers to rent?

Yep! The locker rentals will be located to the right of the entrance located at 6th Ave between James Robertson Pkwy and the train tracks. They will also be located in the parking lot near the Tennessee State Museum. Both will be located outside an entry gate. For exact locations view the map at visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve/map.

Can I eat there?

Absolutely. You will not go hungry on New Year's Eve. Nashville food trucks will be set up around the event site, serving local Music City food. They will be located at the parking lot at 6th Ave & Harrison St and at the parking lot located near the Tennessee State Museum. In addition, their will be a Neighborhood Taproom located at Jackson St between 6th & 7th Ave serving craft beer with hot chicken vendors located outside the tent. See a map for exact locations at visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve/map.

Is it a family-friendly event?

Nashville is friendly to everyone. But please keep in mind the nature of the event: there will be tens of thousands of people celebrating at this event. Alcohol will be served. Music and fireworks can be loud. There will be a special Raising of the Note at the beginning of the night that families might enjoy.

What should I wear?

Be comfortable! Watch the weather and dress accordingly. The event takes place in a park and you may be on grass, so choose your shoes wisely.

What if my phone is on 10% battery life!?

Visit Metro by T-Mobile to charge up your phone throughout the evening! In addition, they will be giving away an array of items like lanyards, hand sanitizer, bottle openers, and koozies. They are located near the Heated Tent. To see where they are located view the map at visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve/map.

Why should I come?

Because it's the best way to spend the end of the year - and the beginning of next!

What if I am a Designated Driver?

Tennessee Highway Safety Office wants to remind everyone to celebrate the season responsibly. Designated drivers will receive complimentary water, soda, and coffee throughout the evening at select beverage locations. Pick up your wristband at the “Celebrate The Season Responsibly” tent located at the main entrance by 6th Ave & Harrison St or stop by the Nashville Information Booths located at 6th Ave & Harrison St and 7th Ave near the Tennessee State Museum.

Getting Around
Parking & Transportation

Find out where to park, where to get a ride, and more at visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve/transportation-options.

Road Closures

Many roads will be closed during the Music City Midnight: New Year's Eve in Nashville celebration. Read more

Thanks to our partners!

Jack Daniel's official sponsor of Nashville New Year's Eve
 
Dr Pepper official sponsor of Nashville New Year's Eve
Budlight official sponsor of Nashville New Year's Eve
Made in TN official sponsor of Nashville New Year's Eve
Tennessee Highway Safety Office official sponsor of Nashville New Year's Eve