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Best of a Decade

Each year, NowPlayingNashville presents a "Best of" list from the previous year's most viewed events, stories, categories and more. This year, we are giving you that list, along with the "Best of a Decade on…

Each year, NowPlayingNashville presents a “Best of” list from the previous year’s most viewed events, stories, categories and more. This year, we are giving you that list, along with the “Best of a Decade on NowPlayingNashville.” The video includes facts such as total number of visitors throughout the past decade, amount of time spent per visit to the website, digital usage, social media growth and most popular content.

 

Take a Look at NowPlayingNashville’s Decade in Review:

 

BEST OF 2019

Don’t worry, we didn’t forget about 2019! We LOVE seeing what you all viewed the most each year and it’s pretty incredible looking at the trends. Here’s the list of Top 10 from the Best of 2019:

 

10. BREAKAWAY NASHVILLE MUSIC FESTIVAL

Breakaway

Breakaway Music Festival returned to Nashville at its new home of Fair Park at the Nashville Fairgrounds on October 11th and 12th for 2019. There has been no announcement of 2020 dates yet.

 

9. THEATRE

In 2019, you boosted our Theatre category page to the Top 10. On any given day, you can find theatre happenings for the entire Middle Tennessee community including large and small theatre companies like Robertson County Players. We also feature auditions on this page.

 

8. ZOOLUMINATION

Zoolumination
Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

The Zoo brought a whole new light display, Zoolumination, to the Nashville area in the latter part of 2019 and it doesn’t end until February 2nd. It’s the country’s largest Chinese lantern festival that features over 500 custom-made silk lanterns will be spread across 60 acres, creating elaborate displays with some of your favorite Zoo animals, holiday-themed scenes and even a 200-foot-long dragon. Get tickets for Zoolumination now!

 

7. MEMORIAL DAY

Memorial Day Weekend Events

You can find events for all holidays on our website, but the Memorial Day page hit the highlight in 2019. While I’d love to take all of the credit, we owe this one to CNN for the boost.

 

6. WIN TICKETS

Win Tix

If you don’t know about our Win Tickets page, then you’re missing out each week. If you become a NowPlayingNashville Insider, then you’ll receive early updates on our weekly giveaways. Sign up here to get early notices about this week’s giveaways, on sales, presales and discounts.

 

5. INSTA-WORTHY MURALS IN NASHVILLE

Hieroglitches Mural
Photo by Victoria Leuang

Whether you’re a Nashvillian or visiting for the weekend, spice up your Instagram feed with these Insta-Worthy Murals in Nashville. Victoria compiled the list sorted by neighborhoods. Use this guide to create your perfect Instagram post! Thanks to BBC for giving us a referral on a “How to Be a Better Tourist” article.

 

4. LIVE MUSIC AT TOOTSIES

Live Music at Tootsies

Tootsies boasts 3 stages now in this rooftop honky tonk located on Lower Broadway in Downtown Nashville. Next time you are travelling to Nashville. Add this famous Honky Tonk to your list of Must-Dos!

 

3. SEC MEN’S BASKETBALL

SEC Men's Basketball

Nashville and Bridgestone Arena hosted the 2019 Southeastern Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament and are bringing it back for the ninth time in 2020. Check out the 2020 SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament.

 

2. THING TO DO THIS WEEKEND

Nashville Cocktails
Photo by Kelly Sikkema | Unsplash

Our Things to Do this Weekend page came in at #2 on the highest ranked page. It features events from all over the Middle Tennessee area that are happening in the upcoming week/end. Hint: We always reset this page on Mondays.

 

1. LIVE MUSIC TONIGHT

Live Music Tonight

And the #1 page Most Viewed Again by the NowPlayingNashville Visitors in 2019 is none other than our – Live Music Tonight page. It’s obvious you guys love the music and why we are Music City.