Spring at Cheekwood Mansion

Awesome April

Music City celebrates the month of April with Awesome April, a musical tribute to the city that promises a major event each weekend. Attend the fashion show of an internationally-recognized designer, take in a potential Oscar-nominated documentary, and celebrate your victory lap around Music City.

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NFL Draft helmet
NFL Draft

Spend the weekend in Nashville for the NFL Draft, April 25-27. Fans will be Downtown enjoying the Music City experience while they wait to see who their teams pick. Live performances that are free and open to the public will take place at the Draft Theater on the Main Stage at First and Broadway. Make the right pick and plan your trip to Nashville for all the action.

Whites Mercantile display
Nashville Fashion Week

Nashville Fashion Week is a celebration of Music City's upcoming fashion and retail community. Each night offers a must attend event with industry panels, parties, workshops, really good looking people, and a lot more. Mark your calendar for April and be here for all the fun.

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Nashville Comedy Festival

Experience Nashville with a laugh. The Nashville Comedy Festival, featuring some of the funniest comedians in the world, takes place in Music City April 16-22. This year's lineup includes Ali Wong, Jim Jefferies, John Crist, and much more.

Spring at Cheekwood Estate & Gardens
Cheekwood in Bloom

On the 55-acre estate of Cheekwood Estate & Gardens, over 150,000 bulbs begin to bloom during the spring, March 9-April 7. Snowdrops, crocus, hyacinths, daffodils, magnolias, redbuds, and dogwoods. Cheekwood celebrates the occasion with Cheekwood in Bloom offering family fun events that will bring a smile to everyone's face this spring.

St. Jude Rock 'N' Roll Marathon Downtown
St. Jude Rock 'N' Roll Marathon & 1/2 Marathon

In April, more than 30,000 runners, walkers, wheelchairs, and spectators will attempt the annual Rock 'N' Roll Marathon & 1/2 Marathon through the streets of Music City lined with 28 stages as live bands perform the soundtrack of the day.

Vanderbilt Bridge
Rite of Spring

Each year, Vanderbilt University showcases a weekend full of live music from a wide range of genres during Rites of Spring. This event is not limited to students; everyone is welcome to join in the fun. This year's lineup includes 21 Savage, Moon Taxi, and more.

Black Abbey Brews
East Nashville Beer Festival

Join us April 13 as Nashville migrates to East Park for the East Nashville Beer Festival to try the best of Music City's craft beer community. Hydrate, grab your pretzel necklace, and get ready to enjoy a great spring festival in one of Nashville's unique neighborhoods. 

Cherry Blossom Tree
Cheery Blossom Festival

In 2009, Nashville made it a goal to plant 1,000 cherry trees within 10 years. Each year, during the spring, we celebrate those cherry trees and the friendship between Japan and America with an annual festival. It kicks off with a Cherry Blossom Walk, followed by festivities at Public Square Park that include demonstrations and exhibits of Japanese culture, the Ginza Marketplace with Japanese products, Taste of Japan with food from local Japanese restaurants, youthful Japanese culture, live entertainment, and much more.

Nashville Girlfriend Getaway
Nashville Wine and Food Festival

Get ready to celebrate wines paired with Music City's own local chefs & cuisine along with some great live music at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. The festival will feature winemakers from around the country. All guests will have the opportunity to talk with the creators of both wine and food, learn from them, and enjoy the delights of the pairings.

Fall in Nashville
Earth Day Festival

Families and friends flock to Centennial Park each year for Earth Day. Music City's FREE festival features live entertainment, plus there are over a hundred family-friendly booths, hosted by community groups, environmental organizations and government agencies, Earth Day is a fun festival for all ages.

CMA Festival Riverfront
That's not all
Awesome April Concerts

Music City is non-stop from the moment you exit the plane until we ship you back, safely of course. Just take a look below at some of the awesome happenings that Music City has to offer in the month of April.

Predators Hockey Stadium
Awesome April Events

There's always something going on in Music City. Take a look at just a handful of big events happening in town in the next couple of weeks. Stay tuned. Exciting and exclusive new events are added all the time!