12 Nashville Experiences to Give This Year

As a nonprofit-run site that promotes and encourages you to commune with others and attend events, that insight resonated with us. It still does. And so it's in that spirit that we present you with…

As a nonprofit-run site that promotes and encourages you to commune with others and attend events, that insight resonated with us. It still does. And so it’s in that spirit that we present you with a Nashville experience gift guide. Twelve (plus one) ideas that you can give this year, that are sure to last. If we missed anything, be sure to share your own ideas in the comments. Happy Experience giving!


The Escape Game Nashville
The Escape Game Nashville

The Escape Game

Nashville is home to the now national experience company, The Escape Game. The Escape Game is a live-60 minute immersive adventure. First you’ll select a theme, this might be escaping prison, searching for lost gold or navigating an ancient temple ruins. Then find clues and solve puzzles to progress through the game. If you complete your mission and escape the room within 60 minutes, you win! The Escape Game has 3 Nashville locations including Downtown, Berry Hill and Opry Mills. You can purchase gift cards on their website at https://TheEscapeGame.com/Nashville.

Escape from Iron Gate Gift Idea
The Escape Game Nashville

Bonus gift idea: The Escape Game just released a board game, Escape From Iron Gate. It’s part party game and part strategy game and recently released as the #1 new game on Amazon! https://theescapegame.com/escape-from-iron-gate.


Live Music

Give the gift of a live performance this holiday season! From small intimate venues like EXIT/IN or Marathon Music Works to the largest of venues like Bridgestone Arena and Ryman Auditorium, there are many to choose from. Here’s some concert gift idea shows that you might want to buy:



Nashville Sounds Holiday Bundle
Nashville Sounds

Nashville Sounds Holiday Bundle

Do you have a baseball lover in the family? Then the Nashville Sounds Holiday Bundle is the perfect gift for them. It includes six (6) ticket vouchers for the 2020 season, a new Era Red Tri-Star Home Plate hat, Sounds beanie, exclusive sounds Christmas ornament and a $5 donation to the Nashville Sounds Foundation to help aid in awarding NSF Scholarships to Middle Tennessee high school seniors each year. The bundle ranges from $99 for a corner section seats or $149 for select section seats. The Holiday Bundle sales will conclude on Monday, December 16 at 11:59PM. Delivery ensured before Christmas Day (December 25). BUY THE NASHVILLE SOUNDS HOLIDAY BUNDLE.

Any other sports fans on your gift list? Consider getting them a pair of tickets to a Predators or Titans game.




12. Festivals

Middle Tennessee has become a hotbed of great music and arts festivals, many with tickets already on sale. Consider surprising your gift recipient with a full pass to the Nashville Film Festival in April, Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival or CMA Music Festival in June or Americana Music Festival and Conference in September.


Nashville Originals
Nashville Originals

Nashville Originals Gift Certificate

Starting Thanksgiving Day and continuing through January 1, purchase $100 worth of Nashville Originals gift certificates and get $25 FREE. It’s the perfect stocking stuffer! Treat your loved ones to the gift of a meal at their favorite restaurant. The gift certificates are valid at all Nashville Originals member restaurants. Options span from West Nashville to East and beyond, ranging from pizza and burgers to fine dining options. View a full list of member restaurants. Shop local, gift local and always #EatLikeALocal! BUY A GIFT CERTIFICATE HERE!

For more dining out options, visit our Restaurant Directory for a list of restaurants nearby.