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 & Sundays April-October
Music in the Vines

Live jazz and bluegrass bands plays 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.

May 28-31, 2022
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.

Once a month, May-August
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. This year, visitors can see performances from Brazilbilly and the Cowpokes in addition to trying local food and drinks from vendors.

Spring 2022
Sevier Park Fest

Each year, there's a celebration in 12South's Sevier Park to bring together neighbors, promote local talent and business, and to raise money to enhance and support Sevier Park. Sevier Park and 12th Avenue South will be free and open to the public for a day of live music, art, family fun, a Criterium Race, local restaurants and food trucks, and vendors offering everything from clothing and jewelry to pet grooming and beef jerky.

Spring 2022
Cheekwood in Bloom

On the 55-acre estate of Cheekwood Estate & Gardens, over 150,000 bulbs are blooming this spring. Cheekwood celebrates the occasion with Cheekwood in Bloom offering safe and fun family events that will bring a smile to everyone's face this spring.

April 2022
East Nashville Beer Festival

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. Part of Awesome April.

April 2022
Earth Day Festival

Families and friends walk through Centennial Park each year for Earth Day. Music City's safe and socially distant FREE festival features live music, plus family-friendly booths hosted by community groups, environmental organizations, and government agencies. Part of Awesome April.

April 9, 2022
Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival

In 2009, Nashville made it a goal to plant 1,000 cherry trees within 10 years and we did it! Each year, during the spring, we celebrate those cherry trees and the friendship between Japan and America with the Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival. It kicks off with a Cherry Blossom Walk, followed by festivities at Public Square Park that include demonstrations and exhibits of Japanese culture, children's activities, and live entertainment. Part of Awesome April.

April 17, 2022
Easter in Nashville

Spend this Easter Holiday with Music City. Find fun egg-hunting activities for the kids and delicious brunch specials for the family. Part of Awesome April.

May 6-8, 2022
Tennessee Craft Fair

Tennessee Craft is best known for its free, juried craft fairs. The May annual crafts fair in Centennial Park has served not only as a market for fine crafts, but as a conduit for demonstration programs, hands-on opportunities, and the chance to meet and talk with professional craft artists. The three-day crafts festival invites people to view the craftsmanship of many exhibitors.

May 8, 2022
Mother's Day

Don't just get her a card or flowers this year. Make Mother's Day special by celebrating the most important woman in your life. Enjoy a meal at a Nashville restaurant, delicious to-go brunch options, or give her the gift of Music City. Treat her to a day of fun activities the whole family can enjoy. After all, she deserves it!

May 14, 2022
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.

June 9-12, 2022
CMA Fest
CMA Awards at Bridgestone

Country music fans from all over the world come to Nashville to experience CMA Festival - 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.