Where & When to Enjoy Spring in Nashville

Updated: Jun 21, 2018

Nashville is booming year-round but the city pulls out the stops for the warmer months.

There’s no excuse to stay in your home or hotel room all day when there are festivals,

markets and shows every week. Visitors and residents alike will enjoy the following

Nashville events this spring!

Edgehill Rocks (Saturday, April 7)

Head to the Edgehill neighborhood 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday April 7 for

Edgehill Rocks. There’s live music, food and art and it’s free!

Cherry Blossom Festival (Saturday, April 14)

This year is the 10th Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival! It celebrates spring and the

Japanese culture with performances, food, family-friendly activities, art vendors and

Japanese merchandise. It is located at the Nashville Public Square and free to enter!

9:45 a.m. Cherry Blossom Walk

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival

Nashville Flee Market

The Nashville Flee Market is open on the fourth weekend of every month and located at

the Fairgrounds.

April Fun (Friday-Sunday, April 27-29)

May Days (Friday-Sunday, May 25-27)


Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sunday 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Nashville Comedy Festival (Monday-Sunday, April 16-22)

Bill Burr, Tim Allen, “Werid Al” Yankovic, Cameron Esposito, Brad Paisley and more are

performing at this year’s Nashville Comedy Festival. Tickets to each show are sold

separately and venues vary. Here is a compressive list of shows.

Nashville Earth Day Festival (Saturday, April 21)

Enjoy a day of music, food and fun at Nashville’s Earth Day Festival at Centennial Park.

This event is free and features activities that teach proper way to take care of the earth.

The festival is 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

St. Jude Rock ‘N Roll Marathon (Thursday-Sunday, April 26-29)

The Nashville leg of the St. Jude Rock ‘N Roll Marathon consists of five different races,

including a marathon and half marathon, and a weekend of entertainment. Hunter

Hayes is the headlining this year with Erin Kinsey as the opener.

Nash Spring Bash (Sunday, April 29)

The 2018 Nash Spring Bash is 11 – 5 p.m. at the Public Square Park. It’s free admission

event with dozens of Nashville vendors, food trucks and music. Proceeds from the event

go to Project615, a nonprofit that advocates for “world changing” causes.

7th Annual Jazz on the Cumberland (Sundays, May-October)

The Jazz on the Cumberland concert series is free and family-friendly. Every concert is

5:30 to 8 p.m. on a Sunday and located at the Nashville Cumberland Park. The concert

series goes through October.

Thunder on the Cumberland (Saturday-Sunday, June 16-17)

Acme Radio is hosting the 3rd annual Thunder on the Cumberland, a free festival of food,

beer, entertainment and the fastest boats in the world racing on the Cumberland River.

Gates open at 11 a.m. both days. Check here for a detailed schedule of the festival.

Tweet us @flyinstyleapp your favorite spring activities!

Original post by Emily McMahon


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