Top FREE Spring Events in Nashville

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As Nashville blossoms into an internationally-recognized city, the events get better and more plentiful each spring. Luckily, a lot of these options are free to attend. To help you sift through the fun and free options in 2023, here are Nashville Guru’sĀ top picks forĀ free spring events in NashvilleĀ in chronological order.

TOP FREE SPRING EVENTS IN NASHVILLE


Fridays by the River

Fridays by the River will take place on Friday, April 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2023, and Friday, May 5 and 12, 2023,Ā from 3:00pm to 8:00pm at Shelby Park near the Riverview Pavillion. Expect a pop-up beer garden series by East Nashville Beer Works, food trucks, yard games, live music, and more. Admission is free and open to all ages.

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Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival

TheĀ Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival is Saturday, April 15, 2023, fromĀ 9:30am to 5:00pmĀ atĀ Public Square Park. There will be a 2.5-mile Cherry Blossom Walk beginning at 9:30am. This festival is held every spring and is a family-friendly celebration of Japanese culture in Nashville. Admission is free.

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Earth Day Festival

The Nashville Earth Day FestivalĀ is onĀ Saturday, April 22, 2023,Ā fromĀ 11:00am to 6:00pmĀ atĀ Centennial Park. The festival will feature environmentally-friendly vendors, educational booths, workshops, and more. This event is free admission, pet-friendly, and family-friendly.

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Record Store Day

Record Store Day, an international celebration of independent record stores, will take place on Saturday,Ā April 22, 2023. Nashville will have some major participants, including popular record shops like Grimeyā€™sĀ andĀ The Groove. Expect celebrations at a variety of record stores in Music City including free concerts and discounts on vinyl.

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Crafty Bastards Arts & Crafts Fair

The Crafty Bastards Arts & Crafts FairĀ presented by theĀ Nashville SceneĀ isĀ Saturday and Sunday, April 22-23, 2023, at oneC1ty. Expect over 100 curated craft vendors, food trucks, drinks, and more. Admission is free and open to all ages.

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Franklin Main Street Festival

The annualĀ Franklin Main Street FestivalĀ isĀ Saturday and Sunday, April 22-23, 2023, fromĀ 10:00am to 6:00pmĀ inĀ Historic Downtown Franklin. Attendees can expect a weekend full of music, arts and crafts, food, drinks, children’s activities, and more. Admission is free and open to all ages.

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Spring Tennessee Craft Fair

The Spring Tennessee Craft FairĀ will take place Friday through Sunday, May 5-7, 2023, atĀ Centennial Park. There will be over 150 craft artisan vendors, so plenty of opportunities for some amazing shopping. Expect live demonstrations, kidsā€™ activities, and food. Admission and parking are free.

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Nashville Health & Wellness Fest

The Nashville Health & Wellness FestĀ is Saturday, May 6, 2023,Ā fromĀ 9:00am to 3:00pmĀ at theĀ Fairgrounds Nashville. This family-friendly event will include over 100 vendors, wellness workshops, fitness demonstrations, and more. There is a limited supply of free early bird tickets but after that admission is $10 per person (free for seniors & children 16)

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Musicians Corner

Musicians Corner is an annual free concert series that will take place on select dates in May and JuneĀ atĀ Centennial Park. Attendees can expect live music, food vendors, local artisans, a kidsā€™ area, and a Musicians Corner Pub featuring beer, wine, and cocktails for purchase. This event is free, family-friendly, dog-friendly, and open to the public.

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CMA Fest

CMA FestĀ isĀ Thursday through Sunday, June 8-11, 2023,Ā inĀ Downtown Nashville, and attracts more than 80,000 locals and tourists every year. There will be free concerts and activities each day throughout Downtown. Each show at Nissan Stadium is ticketed.

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What To Expect

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