Whether you’re visiting family or friends, or you’ve just always wanted to see Nashville, 2020 is the year to do it. There are things going on in town ranging from the historical to the epicurean and from the musical to the arts and crafts. You’ll see nature at its most stunning as well as having a chance to check out medical conferences or shows. In this post, we’ll show you how to navigate the Nashville Tennessee events scene. Let’s get cracking.
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Local Events In February
- On the 27th, pop in the Tennessee Fairgrounds’ Expo Building for the Lawn and Garden Show. You’ll be wowed by fountains, landscapes, pergolas, and containers of beautiful flowers. You’ll also attend available classes and lectures on attracting butterflies and bees and see handmade crafts. The exhibit opens from 10 am until 7 pm.
- Come by the Music City Center on the 22nd to see the Wine, Women, and Shoes Show. What more could a woman want than wine tastings, shoes, and music from Kalie Shorr? The show is from 9 am to 6 pm.
- We mentioned music, and on the 15th at 7:30 pm you’ll have a chance to see Jonny Lang at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Come to hear the music of the man who toured with the Stones, Aerosmith, and Jeff Beck.
- On the 11th, stop by the Bridgestone Arena around 9 to 10 am for a Slavery to Freedom Walking tour of Nashville. It details the life of the slave, the work they did, how they lived, and the history of African-Americans. You’ll see where freedmen, as well as slave owned businesses.
- All-day Saturday the 4th at One Public Square is the Cherry Blossom Festival. Food, drink, music, arts and crafts, entertainment, and learning experiences are interspersed with the most stunning of Japanese gifts to Tennessee.
- From the 10th to the 12th at the Sheraton Music City Hotel on McGavock Pike will be the Middle Tennessee Anime Convention. Learn more and share your own knowledge with others regarding music, gaming, and other Japanese arts.
- On the 2nd and 3rd at the Fairgrounds will be held the VegFest. This will be a collection of products featuring a plant-based food choice for the benefit of the Food and Beverage as well as the Fashion and Lifestyle industries.
- Drop into the Ryman Auditorium on the 17th at 7:30 pm to hear Clint Black perform his special brand of country music.
Local Events In June
- Set aside June 12 through the 14th at Nissan Stadium for the Good Guys Nashville Nationals 2020 car show. Classic cars, muscle cars, vintage cars, hot rods, trucks, and anything to do with motor vehicles will be at this show. Vroom, vroom!
- It wouldn’t be Music City USA without the CMA Festival. Drop by Nissan Stadium June 3rd at 7 pm until June 7th at 7 pm to have photo ops and get autographs during the day. At night, the venue comes alive with lights, music, and excitement.
- Of course, you’ll be here for the 4th with its musical acts downtown, food, drink, and other entertainment and things to see and fun stuff to do all day. The celebrations will be held all over town, with a gigantic fireworks display when night falls. Bring your comfortable shoes and sunscreen.
- At the Sheraton Music City Hotel on the 24th at 3 pm through the 26th at 10 pm, you are cordially invited to deck the halls, fa-la-la, and not get run over by a reindeer. So many of us want Christmas to come every day, and now it can! Come and see all the pretty things along with celebrities from Christmas movies.
- Lots of music throughout August can be found at the Ascend Amphitheater, Bridgestone Arena, Ryman Auditorium, and the Grand Ole Opry. Choose between Journey, Goo Goo Dolls, Mandolin Orange, David Gray, John Legend, and Kidz Bop among others. Check online for dates and times.
- On the 11th through the 20th at the State Fairgrounds is the annual state fair. Rides, delicious foods, arts and crafts, animals, shows, music, entertainment, and lots of laughter accompany the lovely sights and smells at the state fair.
- Also from the 11th to the 13th at the Music City Center is the Home Show. There you can find contractors for your own home remodel, meet designers, see displays and hear advice regarding improving your curb appeal, and much more.
- Make sure you’re in town from the 8th to the 11th on 5th Avenue for Oktoberfest. Just like everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, so is everyone German on Oktoberfest. It isn’t just the incredible food, either. It’s the beer, music, dancing, Dachshund Derby, arts and crafts, and much more.
- The entire month of October is set aside for the Redneck Comedy Bus Tour. Ride along and see the historical side of the city as comedian residents walk you through the funny side of history. The tours are 90 minutes, and it takes all of that to cover the Ryman Auditorium, Music Row, and the Country Music Hall of Fame.
- On any day in November in Nashville Tennessee, you can enjoy viewing the city from the water for 2.5 hours as you partake of either lunch or supper on the General Jackson Showboat. Enjoy a luncheon of pulled pork barbecue or Southern fried chicken, baked macaroni and cheese, baked beans, or seasonal veggies with fruit cobbler with caramel and vanilla cream sauce for dessert, rolls, and tea or coffee.
- The dinner cruise offers plated dinners with a salad course, Florentine stuffed chicken, Yukon Gold potatoes, and Broccolini with garlic cheddar gratin, rolls, chocolate cake with caramel and vanilla cream Anglaise, tea or coffee. Yeah, sounds good to us, too.
- December in Music City USA is all about Santa. Caroling, food, pictures with Santa, Christmas shows, light shows, and Christmas tree farms are only a few of the holiday season delights available to all who visit or live in this most magical of Southern cities.
While you’re in Nashville Tennessee, stop by orthodontist Dr. Joel Gluck for a free consultation.
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Nashville Tennessee USA | AMAZING EVENTS in 2020
Dr. Joel Gluck has practiced orthodontics since 1983 when he opened his own office in Nashville. He earned his undergraduate degree at Washington University in St. Louis, and his dental degree at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Gluck then completed an orthodontic specialty residency at the University of Michigan, one of the top five orthodontic training residencies in the country. He also wrote an original thesis and received a Master of Science degree.