13 Spring Events in Nashville

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

March 5-May 14
Firepit Fridays
Firepit

Join the Adventure Park at Nashville for Firepit Fridays and get cozy by the fire after your climb! Firepit Friday tickets include up to 2 hours of climbing and a 30 minute safety briefing.

March 12-May 16
Spring it On
Gaylord Opryland Cascades Atrium

Get ready to Spring It On with a family-friendly escape to Gaylord Opryland with Once Upon A Spring events and activities, including an all-new interactive live show – Paint Me A Fairytale, Spring-inspired scavenger hunts, art activities, cookie decorating, live entertainment, and more.

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.

Saturdays Through June 19
Music City Food Truck Park & Flea Market - Spring 2021

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. 

May 1-30
Art Al Fresco

Cheekwood is taking the arts outside! This May, enjoy programs combining art and nature in this new month-long event featuring 10 outdoor art happenings every day and additional happenings throughout the week. Local artist, Herb Williams, will be creating some sculptural installations using his favorite medium, crayons.

May 1-September 5
Nature POP! Made with LEGO® Bricks

Just in time for the summer season, acclaimed artist Sean Kenney brings Nature POP! Made with LEGO® Bricks to Cheekwood. This exhibition features over 40 sculptures made from more than 800,000 LEGO® Bricks and explores the beauty of nature through highly stylized, colorful displays that stand in striking contrast with their surroundings.

May 10-16
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 14-15
Nashville Ballet Live at Ascend Amphitheater
Ascend Amphitheater in Nashville

It's the first LIVE performance of the season! Take a seat outside at Ascend Amphitheater for classic and contemporary works from the Nashville Ballet with live music performed by Louis York and The Shindellas.

May 15
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 15
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.

May 28-30
Goodguys Nashville Nationals
Goodguy's Car Show

Goodguys Rod & Custom Association returns to Music City for two full days of Southern-style hot rodding at the 15th Nashville Nationals Giant Car Show at Nissan Stadium in downtown Nashville.

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 12
Record Store Day
Grimeys - Vinyl Records

Record Store Day will be even bigger & better than the last. All across the country, independently owned record stores offer special releases, promotional products made exclusively for this day, concerts, and other special events to honor the unique culture of a local, indie record store. What better place to celebrate the occasion than Music City? Nashville's record stores like Grimey's New & Preloved Music, Vinyl Tap, and Ernest Tubb Record Shop are sure to offer a heck of a time for this glorious occasion.