Enjoy Memorial Day Highlights in Nashville!
If you’re staying in town or visiting Nashville over Memorial Day Weekend, you won’t want to miss these Memorial Day Highlights featuring things to do outdoors, shopping, live music, dining, bars and more!
Don’t forget to check out all Memorial Day events.
The Adventure Park at Nashville has extended hours for the long holiday weekend! Join them for an adventure in the trees over the weekend. A special Glow in the Park is kicking off the Summer on May 29th!.
Bring your sibling, friend, or partner to race against the clock! Wind your way through 4 miles of the park while solving puzzles to direct you to the next location. Space is limited to 7 teams of 2 and pre-registration is required. Participants must wear a mask when social distance cannot be maintained between households.
Be a part of Nashville Striders’ 21st Anniversary Race! The common start /finish line will be in front of Adventure Science Center on Fort Negley Blvd. Gently rolling course loops around Historic Fort Negley and through Historic Nashville City Cemetery. Proceeds to benefit the Nashville City Cemetery Association. Refreshments and awards ceremony will take place after the race.
SHOPPING + DINING
Located in the heart of Downtown Nashville, Fifth + Broadway features local eateries, shopping, art and the National Museum of African American Music. Designated one of Nashville’s Favorite Hangouts is just steps away from honky tonk row where Live Music is born. Both Food Halls are now open, along with most of the retailers!
View the latest list of shops and eateries.
It wouldn’t be a holiday weekend without indulging in some Retro Snow. The Snoball food truck original just opened its first permanent location in The Nations. Open Sat-Sun: 1pm-8pm, Mon-Fri: 2pm-7pm.
Join City Winery Nashville for Dining with Divas presented by Nashville Pride! Enjoy an elevated dining experience in the brand new Music City Wine Garden with live drag queen performers. The full City Winery food and beverage menu will be available throughout the show, and performers will be entertaining the crowd in their seated, socially distanced space throughout this entire event.
What began as a simple radio broadcast in 1925, the Grand Ole Opry is today a live-entertainment phenomenon. Dedicated to honoring country music’s rich history and dynamic present, the Opry showcases a mix of country legends and contemporary chart-toppers who have followed in their footsteps. The Opry, an American icon and Nashville’s #1 attraction, is world-famous for creating one-of-a-kind entertainment experiences for audiences of all ages. It’s been called the “home of American music” and country’s most famous stage.”
MAY 28 – 29: Concerts on the Farm
In an exciting return to live music on the Bonnaroo Farm, Bonnaroo organizers are pleased to announce Concerts On The Farm, a brand-new concert series to begin this Memorial Day weekend.
Enjoy panoramic views of the Nashville skyline, cocktails on tap, and live music at BentoLiving’s rooftop bar, The Chestnut. This is a socially-distanced event with limited capacity, masks are required.
Uncompromising, unfiltered, and undeniable in any arena, Corey Taylor continues to impact culture as the front-man for both GRAMMY® Award-winning multi-platinum juggernaut Slipknot and platinum rock force Stone Sour.
Head out to Arrington Vineyards Memorial Day weekend for wine tastings and live music!
MORE THINGS TO DO
Gaylord Opryland Resort’s highly anticipated summer program brings abundant indoor and outdoor water park and pool play, acres of expansive atriums, enchanting themed pirate & princess experiences, and more!
From May 21 through September 6, 2021, the resort’s highly anticipated summer program combines the excitement of immersive aquatic experiences at SoundWaves with a delicious line-up of culinary and beverage offerings, soothing spa treatments, and an itinerary full of themed programming inclusive of live entertainment, pop-up speakeasies, family-friendly shows and activities, and much more. Gaylord Opryland Resort delivers the perfect getaway for guests of all ages!
Join Cheekwood on Thursday nights for live music and programming combining art and nature! Grab a drink from one of their bar stations and stroll through the Ann & Monroe Carell Jr. Family Sculpture Trail for a relaxing experience after a long day. Also don’t miss the latest outdoor exhibit, Sean Kenney’s Nature POP! Made with LEGO® Bricks, that’s fun for all ages .
Goodguys is cruisin’ back to Music City USA with an all-new Memorial Day weekend in 2021 for the 15th BASF Nashville Nationals Car Show! Explore more than 2,500 of the best 1987 and older hot rods, customs, muscle cars, trucks, and classics in the country on display at Nissan Stadium.
Adventure Science Center has made “Something out of Nothing” with this brand new laser show featuring hits from Foo Fighters! Sit back, jam out, and Learn to Fly while enjoying vibrant lasers synced to hits from Foo Fighters legendary rock catalogue.
Zanies Comedy Club is the premiere comedy club located in Nashville, TN. Open seven days a week, Zanies features some of the best comedic talent in the country. They have a full bar and menu including fantastic drinks and food at fair prices. Comedy…it’s better LIVE!