Unravel the mysteries of the world inside Nashville's Adventure Science Center. Children of all ages (even adult-children) can experience live science demonstrations, pilot a full-motion flight simulator, and create something in the Tinkering Garage. Spark your curiosity at this family fun playground of science and wonder.
Everyone comes out for the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere's holiday celebration. This year, Boo at the Zoo is offering eleven nights of fun that includes trick-or-treat stations, carousel rides, hayrides, and so much more. Whether or not you stop by for the celebration or another time the Nashville Zoo always brings a smile to families' faces.
Celebrate fall during Cheekwood Harvest. Enjoy viewing more than 5,000 chrysanthemums in deep autumn as hues will take center stage in the gorgeous Robertson Ellis Color Garden. Stop by to see the Scarecrows invading their Turner Seasons Garden. Or pick the perfect pumpkin from their patch! Make sure to mark your calendar for El Dia de los Muertos, their annual Day of the Dead celebration.
Engage in the history of country music at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum. Expose the entire family to some of country’s greatest stars at the world-famous Grand Ole Opry. Take in a show at the legendary Bluebird Cafe where songwriters perform in an intimate “in-the-round” setting. And get a unique music experience at Nashville House Concerts - combining concerts, interviews, and unpredictable fun into one musical evening.
What better way to have fun with family than with a fantastic festival. And Music City has plenty to choose from. Music festivals that can be heard all over, cultural festivals to celebrate, and food festivals to experience.
The Frist Center for the Visual Arts is a world-class art center dedicated to presenting an ever-changing schedule of exhibitions. Martin Art Quest Gallery is a colorful interactive space offering hands-on stations that relate art concepts to Frist Center exhibitions & examine ways in which art relates to everyday life & culture.
One of the most beautiful times to explore the 1,100 acre grounds of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage: Home of the People's President would be autumn, especially because they have amazing events families will love like the Fall Fest @ The Hermitage.
The Lane Motor Museum is one of the few car museums in America to specialize in European cars. Approximately 150 cars and motorcycles not typically seen in the U.S. are on display.
The Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum honors all musicians regardless of genre or instrument. The museum showcases the stories of various artists throughout music history, and the instruments they used to record their classic hits. The GRAMMY Museum Gallery® is inside the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, too! The gallery is set up for guests to explore the history of the GRAMMY Awards, experience what it’s like to be on the stage, and the recording process.
Founded in 1931, Nashville Children’s Theatre provides a season of plays for kids and families by professional adult actors and has year-round drama workshops for youth. The theatre was ranked as one of the Top 5 children’s theatres in the U.S. by TIME magazine.
Rocketown, a teen entertainment center, has all-ages venues, three stages for live entertainment, Middle Tennessee’s only indoor skatepark, The Hub snack bar, a recording studio, and photography, art, and dance studios.
Nothing like sitting with your family and watching a great sporting event in Music City. It's something everyone can enjoy as you cheer, scream, paint your face, and channel your inner fandom together. Nashville has the NFL Tennessee Titans and SEC Football Vanderbilt Commodores to provide you with plenty of action. Plus, the all-star NHL Hockey Nashville Predators will take the ice and bring you a fast paced offense which will have you on the edge of your seat.