School’s almost out, so start making your summer fun checklist with these free activities buzzing around Nashville. Whether it’s just you or the whole family, here are a few events around town to get you in the summer spirit!
What: If it’s nice weather, seek fresh air, food and fun most afternoons at Centennial Park. Babies, strollers, couples and pets are all welcome to attend for some good ole fashion lawn parties. Some of the best local music, goods and food trucks set up shop each weekend during these months.
When: Thursdays in June
What: Movies in the Park will be celebrating 22 glorious years of entertaining the Nashville community at their annual event this year. Held every Thursday in June, the event is free and attracts locals with food trucks, vendors, games and giveaways! But don’t be late! The movies promptly start at sundown around 8 p.m. For more information call 615-862-8400 or visit their website to see the free family-friendly movies coming to the Elmington Park screen for you!
When: June 23-25
Friday 8am – 5pm
Saturday 7am – 6pm
Sunday 7am – 4pm
What: Don’t miss it! This monthly event only happens every fourth weekend of the month. It’s a perfect time for you or the whole family to do some outdoor shopping and save some money finding unique antiques or original arts and crafts!
When: July 4
What: The Fourth of July could be considered arguably one of the most wonderful times of the year, and Nashville is no doubt one of the best cities to see a class act fireworks show for FREE! Downtown is where you’ll find endless ways to celebrate with live music and free family events sparking up in the heart of the city.
When: July 8, 11:30 am
What: We bet you’ve never heard about the history of Music City like this before. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is showcasing the story of country music in a whole new way telling the story of how it helped create Music City. Marionettes, rod puppetry and shadow animation are cast together to create a unique performance called String City. The show will be held in the Museum’s Ford Theater. Admission is free and children with two adults can tour the museum at a discounted rate!
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