Cheekwood Estate & Gardens
Things To Do in Nashville in March 2018
It’s hard to believe that spring is already among us in Nashville. Trees are blooming, the days are getting longer, and the sunshine has us chasing the weekend…. and crossing our fingers the forecast won’t call for rain boots!
FOOD + BREW
Celebrate the arrival of spring and patio season with fresh crawfish boiled in Brew Work’s Cutaway Rye IPA. The boil is free and crawfish will be available until they run out!
What is Sunday Funday without Bloody Marys? Admission to this fest includes a taste of all Bloody Marys, food and drink samples, music and a vote for The People’s Choice Award for Best Bloody Mary in Nashville.
Local chefs battle in a head-to-head competition judged by top local foodies and special guest judge Wells Adams. During the competition, attendees will snack on award-winning cuisine from local restaurants.
Sample the latest creations from local favorites at this annual tasting event in support of the Nashville State Community College Foundation. This year’s flavor providers include: 8th & Roast, Bang Candy, Cabana, Martin’s Bar-B-Que, Clarksville’s Old Glory Distillery, The Randy Rayburn School of Culinary Arts at Nashville State, Puckett’s, and more.
ST. PATRICK’S DAY
Live Irish music, beer on tap, Irish step dancing and tours of the Rogan Cottage – an authenic Irish dwelling built c.1800 are the cornerstones of this annual celebration in Sumner County, less than 40 miles from downtown Nashville.
This free Irish festival celebrates the intertwined history of Celtic music with bluegrass and country music.
Celebrate St. Patty’s day with more than 70 beers across multiple tasting locations along Franklin’s Main Street. The 15th annual brewfest will offer craft brews from established and new breweries, both local and abroad. Tickets are required for the beer tasting, but the rest of the fun is free.
St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Saturday this month & there are so many ways to celebrate the luck of the Irish it’s hard to pick just a few to highlight. Need more ideas? Here’s the Ultimate Guide to St. Patrick’s Day Weekend in Nashville.
It’s the final stretch to the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the Nashville Predators (who made it to the Stanley Cup Finals last year), so don’t be surprised when you see specks of Gold every where you go. Games typically sell out, but if you can score tickets you’ll always remember your trip to Smashville (and will probably walk out wearing gold).
March 6: Nashville Predators vs Dallas Stars
March 8: Nashville Predators vs Anaheim Ducks
March 10: Nashville Predators vs New Jersey Devils
March 13: Nashville Predators vs Winnipeg Jets
March 22: Nashville Predators vs Toronto Maple Leafs
March 27: Nashville Predators vs Minnesota Wild
March 29: Nashville Predators vs San Jose Sharks
March 31: Nashville Predators vs Buffalo Sabres
Enjoy this fun run through historic downtown Gallatin! The Shamrock Run helps raise money for innovative, educational initiative grants awarded to Gallatin teachers.
Creating the perfect backdrop for a family photo-op, there is nothing more beautiful than 150,000 blooming bulbs in the gardens at Cheekwood. Snowdrops, crocus, hyacinths, daffodils, magnolias, redbuds, dogwoods and more are in bloom thanks to the warm weather.
March Madness officially hits Nashville with the First and Second Rounds of the NCAA Division I Men’s tournament.
Run along the banks of the Cumberland River in support of The Cumberland River Compact, which is dedicated to the health and enjoyment of the river and its tributaries through education, collaborations and on-the-ground restoration.
New to town, Nashville SC made its United Soccer League debut with a pre-season friendly match against Atlanta United in February in front of a sold out crowd at First Park Tennessee. The inaugural game kicks off at Nissan Stadium, where games will be held until the new soccer arena is built. Tickets start at just $15.
Bringing together some of the greatest musical legends since 1974, the Volunteer Jam will be extra special this year as musicians gather to honor the man who started it all, Charlie Daniels. The 2018 star-studded lineup includes: Charlie Daniels, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Alabama, Chris Young, Sara Evans, The Oak Ridge Boys, Alison Krauss, and more.
PRO TIP: If you can’t make the Jam, AXS TV will be filming it for a primetime broadcast special to air this summer!
Fans from around the world gather at this 2nd annual Elvis event for celebrity appearances, live music events, and Elvis tribute artists from around the world.
The Eagles perform their legendary hits including “Hotel California,” “Take It Easy,” “Desparado,” “Take It Easy,” “Life In The Fast Lane,” “Heartache Tonight.”
As fans from around the country mourn the ending of CMT’s ‘NASHVILLE’, the series’ stars are gathering for one last hoorah in Nashville for a farewell show. In the first ticketed concert in Nashville for the full cast, fans can expect to see performances by Clare Bowen, Chris Charmack, Charles Esten, Jonathan Jackson, Sam Palladio, Lennon Stella and Maisy Stella, as well as Rainee Blake, Kaitlin Doubleday, Jake Etheridge, and Nic Lucken.
Conductor Brent Havens, vocalist James Delisco, and the GRAMMY-winning Nashville Symphony perform Michael Jackson’s greatest hits from his 40+ year career. You’ll hear the King of Pop’s music like you’ve never heard before.
Before the Beatles, only one man could rival the chart dominance of Elvis Presley – and that was Pat Boone. When Rock ‘n’ Roll was on the rise, Boone made music appear safe and non-threatening with hits like “Love Letters In The Sand”, “April Love”, and “Don’t Forbid Me”.