13 Spring Events in Nashville

Music City's Spring calendar is full of celebrations. Just take a look below at the events you must attend this spring in Nashville.

Saturdays, March 26-June 18
Music City Food Truck Park & Flea Market

Food, drinks, live music, shopping - what more could you want?! The Marketplace in East Nashville hosts up to 10 food trucks every Saturday so you can grab a bite before or (and) after shopping Music City Flea.

Saturday & Sunday, April-October
Music in the Vines

Live jazz and bluegrass bands play every weekend during Music in the Vines at the beautiful Arrington Vineyards. Do a wine tasting and have a picnic with great music and gorgeous scenery.

April 15-July 17
Night Visions

Nighttime at the Nashville Zoo will surely dazzle you! Watch as whimsical imagery comes to life all around you with Night Visions: A Wild Display of Light and Sound. Lights will dance up and down trees, shimmer on the water, and illuminate the Zoo's scenery in a kaleidoscope of color. Stroll along the Zoo's pathways and be entranced in the breathtaking adventure by purchasing Night Visions Tickets or booking the After-Hours Zoo Experience Package.

May-June, Friday & Saturdays
Musicians Corner

Musicians Corner is free and open to the public at Centennial Park's South West lawn. Musicians Corner and Acoustic Friday Nights offer a great chance to enjoy local live music in a beautiful outdoor setting, with Kidsville, Dogville, food trucks, vendors, and local artisans.

May 13-15
Goodguys Nashville Nationals

Goodguys Rod & Custom Association returns to Music City for two full days of Southern-style hot rodding at the 16th Nashville Nationals Giant Car Show at Nashville Superspeedway.

May 14
Iroquois Steeplechase

Held on the second Saturday of every May at Nashville’s Percy Warner Park, the Iroquois Steeplechase is the premier spring race meet in American steeplechasing and Music City’s traditional rite of spring. Multiple races are held throughout the day and the event typically attracts more than 25,000 spectators, most decked out in their finest spring wardrobe, including the biggest and best hats in the South.

May 14
Strawberry Jubilee

It's a weeklong celebration of the strawberry at Nashville Farmer's Market. Enjoy exclusive specials from the Market House restaurants and shops, live music, a themed photo booth, a recipe contest, and, of course, all the strawberries you could want. It's Strawberry Jubilee!

May 20-22
Vintage Weekender & Car Show

The Nashville Boogie is a celebration of Mid-Century American music, culture, and style. Enjoy listening to many acts at Eastside Bowl and don't forget to check out the vintage-style diner, arcade, and bowling alley onsite. Stop by the swingin' retro bar to grab a drink and shoot some pool on the way to the main stage!

May 21
Tour de Nash

It's time for Nashville's largest urban bike ride! The Tour de Nash provides bicyclists of all ages and skill levels the opportunity to check out Music City's gorgeous greenways. Each person has the option of joining the 8, 25, or 45-mile routes that offer a great ride & beautiful view.

May 21
Cornelia Fort Pickin' Party

Check out East Nashville’s Cornelia Fort Airpark for great local music, craft beer, family activities, food vendors, and more. The Cornelia Fort Pickin’ Party helps preserve one of the city’s most unique landmarks, the Cornelia Fort Airpark.

May 28-31
Memorial Day Weekend

Kick off your Memorial Day weekend in Nashville honoring American heroes. Whether it be honoring history, seeing an art exhibit, spending time with family, laughing at a comedy show, catching a game, or enjoying yourself at a music event, Nashville has it all.

June 9-12
CMA Fest

Country music fans from all over the world come to Nashville to experience CMA Fest - four days of music from hundreds of artists including live concerts, meet & greets, autograph signings, celebrity sporting events, and more. Multiple stages throughout Downtown Nashville will host FREE live music during the festival.

Book the CMA Fest 2022 Package which includes hotel accommodations with a minimum 4-Night Stay, a CMA Fest 4-Day Pass, and a Festival Fun Pack. Everything you need to enjoy your CMA experience is included in the Festival Fun Pack filled with some local favorites: Music Note Ball Cap, Bandana, Nashville Koozie, Locally-made Popcorn, and a Clear Stadium Bag to carry your items.

Spring 2023
Cheekwood in Bloom

On the 55-acre estate of Cheekwood Estate & Gardens, over 250,000 bulbs are blooming this spring. Cheekwood celebrates the occasion with Cheekwood in Bloom offering fun family events that will bring a smile to everyone's face this spring.