Spring is beginning to bloom in Nashville, Tennessee and we are more than ready for warm weather and the subtle breeze! Whether you have a jam-packed weekend or nothing on the schedule, we have a bunch of ideas to inspire you to get out and enjoy this season. We wish the sun a warm welcome, now let us dive into the wonderful spring events in Music City. These are sure to keep you busy!
Spring It On at Gaylord Opryland Resort | Weekends, March 5 – May 8, Weekdays, March 21 – 24 & March 28 – 31 |
If you’re looking for some family-friendly events so that you can treat your peeps to the perfect seasonal escape, this is the place for you! The Gaylord Opryland Resort is offering their Once Upon A Spring events and activities for kids and parents to enjoy! Activities include a spring-inspired scavenger hunt, cookie decorating, and so much more! You can never go wrong with any of the experiences that Opryland has to offer. Head over to the resort on the weekends, or during the week, for this special spring experience. To learn more information about the event and purchase your ticket, click here.
Cheekwood in Bloom | Open 7 Days a Week March 12 – April 10 |
Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, there is no place more beautiful than Cheekwood Estate & Gardens. Spring is in full bloom, seriously, and Cheekwood is showcasing over 250,000 flowers in their prime. The beauty is nothing short of breathtaking! Over the course of five weekends, take the time to celebrate spring with family activities, adult workshops, and special performances! Looking for a peaceful walk with gorgeous greenery? Head over to their website here to reserve your tickets today.
Music City Food Truck Park & Flea Market | Every Saturday, 11-4 (Returning March 26) |
What better way to kick off the spring season than to snack and shop in the sun? Enjoy the warm weather with live music and tasty treats at The Marketplace in East Nashville. The featured food trucks provide various cuisines that will give your taste buds a want for more! After you have fulfilled all your cravings, stop by the flea market to check out the local goods. Music City has some of the most creative and successful small business owners, and what a fantastic opportunity to support our city! Strap on your walking shoes and head over to East Nashville to experience all of the fun this event has to offer, and to learn more about this event click here!
Food Truck Park: Open every Saturday, 11am-4pm, rain or shine!
Music City Flea: Free admission & parking!
Tin Pan South | March 29 – April 2 |
We know that not everyone is ready to wave farewell to the Tennessee winter, but don’t worry we got you covered! Nashville is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its annual Tin Pan South Festival! This favorable festival features some of Nashville’s hottest songwriters including Wordsmith Tom Douglas! Live music is what we’re known for, and there’s nothing like a night listening to some of the most talented artists in the city. Participating venues include 3rd and Lindsley, City Winery, Bluebird Cafe and more. Whether you are a country music fan or not, this is definitely an event you won’t want to miss! To learn more about the Tin Pan South Festival click here!
Music in the Vines | April 2 – May 8 |
The name says it all and boy what an experience! Spring into the new season with a glass of sweet white wine. Arrington Vineyards, located just a short drive outside the city, is the perfect place to spend a peaceful afternoon. There will be live jazz music and bands to enjoy while you dig into the delicious food provided by Simply Living Life. Reservations are not required, so if you’re looking for something spontaneous, this could be just that! If the beautiful vineyard view, tasty food, and live music doesn’t sell you on a trip to Arrington, I am not sure what will! Click here for more information. If you are curious about what food options there will be, click here to view the full menu!
Nashville Fashion Week | April 5 – 9 |
For all my fashion lovers out there, we’ve got something special for you! The Nashville Forward Fund is hosting Nashville Fashion Week in April! This catwalk will be full of pieces from Nashville’s upcoming small business designers. Whether you are looking for a way to support our city’s small businesses, are searching for something indoors on a warm spring day, or are just hoping for something a little different, this might be the perfect event for you. Who knows, maybe the creativity flow will inspire you in other areas! To learn more about donating, attending the events, or being a part of the show click here to visit their website!
Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival | April 9 |
The 2022 Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival will be hosted at Nashville Public Square on Saturday, April 9th. From 9:30 am to 5:00 pm you have the opportunity to observe the beautiful blossoms in the heart of Music City. We can thank spring for that! A day full of fun, there are many activities for the whole family to enjoy. Come downtown to check out the shows including dancing, music, martial arts or check out the Japanese merchandise, artwork, and anime! You had me at flowers and sunshine! If this sounds like something you would be interested in click here for more information.
East Nashville Beer Festival | April 9 |
Fun is brewing in East Nashville! This Beer Festival is back again and it is an awesome place to spend the warm afternoon. Gather with other thirsty locals at The East Nashville Beer Fest where you can enjoy the best craft beer this growing industry has to offer. So, if you’re craving a specialty brew or classic cold one, head on over to the festival to treat your taste buds! Click here for more information and updates!
Nashville Wine and Food Festival | April 16 |
The 8th Annual Wine and Food Festival is back for this spring! Whether you are looking for a night out, or something to snack on, search no further! Kick off the season with live music, food from Nashville’s favorite restaurants, and so much more. This event will leave you loving Music City even more than you did before (if that’s even possible!) Head over to Broadway to spend your night making unforgettable memories located in the heart of Nashville at the Omni. To view the itinerary or learn more about the festival click here.
Nashville Zoo at Grassmere | Everyday 9 – 4 |
While we know the zoo is a year round experience, there are new spring hours that allow you to enjoy the fun all day long! Everyday from 9 am to 4 pm you can head over and observe the most amazing animals. In addition to the everyday animals and activities, the Nashville Zoo has a dinosaur exhibit where you can come face-to-face with animated dinosaurs! Click here for a good time and to learn more about the events at the zoo!
Old Hickory Lake | Normal everyday hours |
Spice up your spring with some walks in the park, or time at the lake! Old Hickory is one of the most popular recreational lakes in Tennessee. We are not surprised that this favorite sits just outside of Music City. Enjoy the peaceful nature walks or head over to the marina for some fishing fun. Old Hickory Lake never disappoints those interested in a fun scenic workout or those trying to find a restful place to relax! In addition to fishing, you may enjoy boating, jet skiing, sailing, paddle boarding, and so much more! Fun in the sun is never the wrong answer! Click here to visit their website.
Percy Priest Lake | Normal everyday hours |
Alongside its friend Old Hickory, Percy Priest is another well known park and lake in Music City. Between the music, food, sports, entertainment, and outdoors, Nashville truly has it all! Ready to get out of the city hustle and bustle without breaking the bank? Percy Priest Lake has campgrounds where you can spend your night fishing or hiking the trails. The warm weather calls for an outdoor adventure and we have the perfect idea for you! Click here for more information.
Cumberland Caverns | Open year round |
You know what they say about curiosity, it runs deep! Take a trip out to McMinnville to experience the wonderful outdoors with cave exploring. How fun, right? If you are looking for something out of the ordinary from your normal daily activities this is the place for you. With three different levels of exploring, there is something for everyone here. Go get your feet muddy and see what all these natural wonders have to offer. Click here to learn more!
We hope to see you all out and about this spring!