Nashville is known for country music, good food, & friendly residents. Whether you live in Nashville or are visiting the area, there are so many fun things to do that you can’t possibly condense them into a list of 10, but we’re going to try anyway! Here are 10 fall activities are fun & unique to Nashville.
10 Great Fall Activities in Nashville
1. Nightmare on DeSelms Street
2014 marks our 2nd year for the Nightmare on DeSelms Street. It’s a free event to celebrate our clients & community. A family-friendly day, we have games, prizes, & something for everyone to enjoy. Register & learn more.
2. Check Out the Live Music
As Country City USA, Nashville is world-famous for great country music. However, it has become a mecca for all styles of music & music-lovers of all kinds will find their favorite artists visiting at any given time. Keep your ears open for buzz about secret shows. They offer an intimate environment & often feature surprise guests!
3. Frist Center for Visual Arts
The Frist Center for the Visual Arts offers visitors world-class art exhibits in downtown Nashville. Be sure to check their schedule of upcoming events. It’s free for anyone 18 years or younger, so it makes a great family outing.
4. Visit Broadway & Go Honky Tonkin’
Broadway in downtown Nashville is a tourist hotspot for good reason. Whether you’re a visitor or a native Nashvillian, the honky tonks on broadway are worth visiting. You can always find live music & plenty of shenanigans there.
5. Visit a Hall of Fame
The Country Music Hall of Fame is a must see for any country music fan. Located in downtown Nashville, it is a walk through country music history with all the legends.
For avid music lovers, The Musicians Hall of Fame offers a chance to celebrate the often-overlooked. These musicians make music great but aren’t always the star of the show.
6. Feed Your Brain with History
Nashville has a deep, rich history. Read all about it & see a list of historical sites in Nashville at visitmusiccity.com. Don’t forget about nearby attractions Carnton Plantation, the Carter House, & the Lotz House. Located in Franklin, these sites are of special interest to Civil War buffs.
7. Visit the Temple of Greek Gods
Just to the West of town in Centennial park is a replica of the famous Greek Parthenon. This replica version features Athena & all the majesty of the original.
8. Ride the River
The General Jackson is Nashville’s most famous riverboat. Take a ride on the Cumberland River & be entertained along the way with live music & great food.
9. Ride the Streets
If you want to do something active while seeing the city’s top attractions, consider using the new bike share program to get around Nashville. With new stations being added all the time, the bike share is an affordable & fun way to see Music City.
10. Get Scared
If you enjoy Halloween & haunted houses, then you will love Nashville. There are several renowned haunted houses in the area, & even a legendary spirit who is said to haunt a local cave. Check out this list of Nashville haunts, but proceed with caution. These are not for the faint of heart!
Are there any additional Nashville events that you’re looking forward to this fall? Be sure to let us know. We love to keep up with local activities!