8 Fun Things To Do This Spring In Nashville
You won’t believe what Nashville has going on this spring! The Athens of the South is the place to be for festivals, concerts, laugh riots, and more. Best of all: you can have a bunch of fun on the town for FREE. Discover what to do and where to be this spring in Nashville!
Cheekwood in Bloom
Fortunately, tulips are hearty specimens and March’s cold snap is unlikely to dampen the splendor of tulip time at Cheekwood Estate & Gardens. Visit now through April 23 to witness the stunning bloom of 100,000 tulips. Admission is free for members and kids can enjoy seasonal craft, bunnies, music, and more! For an extra special treat, mark your calendars now and plan on attending the Spring Art Hop on April 15.
Nashville Flea Market
Get your Flea on at the Nashville Flea Market at The Fairgrounds Nashville. It’s free to browse for awesome deals and incredible antiques, and it’s only $5 to park! Spring Fling Flea will be held on March 24-16 and the Spring Extravaganza Flea will run from April 21-23.
Get ready for great music and great food. Nashville’s historic Edgehill neighborhood and the Organized Neighbors of Edgehill (ONE) is hosting the event of the season on Saturday, April 1 from 10 am – 4 pm. Benefitting ONE, a nonprofit that for nearly 50 years has worked to assist the diverse people of the neighborhood, Edgehill Rocks is perfect for festival-loving Nashvillians. Attendees can enjoy art, music, crafts for the kids, and a selection of Nashville’s best food trucks.
Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival
Although this spring’s schizophrenic temperatures may put a damper on the cherry blooms, there’s still plenty to celebrate at the 9th Annual Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival on Saturday, April 8 at Nashville Public Square. Enjoy a family-friendly celebration of spring and Japanese culture featuring dance, martial arts demonstrations, traditional music, ramen, and sumo suit wrestling!
Wild West Comedy Festival
At Tommy’s Nashville Tours, we love a good laugh. Take it from our very own laugh-maker, Charmin’ Tommy Garmon, the Wild West Comedy Festival (April 17-23) featuring Judd Apatow, David Spade, Kumail Nanjiani, Patton Oswalt, Anjelah Johnson, and Larry the Cable Guy is a must have ticket.
Earth Day Festival
If saving the world is your superhero thing, Centennial Park is the place to be on April 22, 2017. “Nashville’s Earth Day Festival is a free, family friendly event with live entertainment throughout the day celebrated each year in April. Nashville’s Earth Day Festival features exhibits and hands-on activities aimed at educating Nashvillians about protecting our environment and living green. With over a hundred family-friendly booths, hosted by community groups, environmental organizations and government agencies, Earth Day is a fun festival for all ages (Nashville Earth Day).”
Nash Spring Bash
Once again, it’s time to head to Centennial Park and the Parthenon for Project 615’s third annual Nash Spring Bash. Enjoy live music, great food, and amazing wares from local vendors. Lighting 100 will be broadcasting live from the event. Proceeds for the festival will be donated to a local nonprofit, Project 615 is a philanthropic t-shirt and apparel company that is dedicated to helping the homeless in our community.
Book a Nashville Bus Tour
Okay, folks, so this one isn’t free, but we’d be remiss if we didn’t mention the outstanding tours that Tommy’s Nashville Tours has on offer this spring. Get a feel for Nashville with Tommy and get your tour on!