While everyone loves concerts and beer festivals, sometimes you just need options that are light on your wallet. There are a lot of fun and FREE events in Nashville, too. Here’s a list of 10 for you to enjoy during June 2017.
Free Events During June 2017
Free Yoga – 4 Options!
There are several FREE yoga options in Nashville in June.
YOGA BUZZ: Acme hosts Yoga Buzz, a twice-monthly rooftop yoga series, every other Saturday. There are classes on June 3rd and June 17th. Get more details.
KING OF POPS: King of Pops hosts free yoga at Bicentennial Park every week on Tuesdays from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Get more details.
TEAM GREEN & KALI YUGA: Team Green Adventures and Kali Yuga Yoga hosts free yoga at Centennial Park every Tuesday from 6pm to 7pm. Get more details.
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF YOGA: Small World Yoga is hosting Music City’s International Day of Yoga at Cumberland Park on June 21st from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. Get more details.
Movies in the Park
Every Thursday through June 22nd
Nashville Scene’s annual Movies in the Park event series is back in 2017 for the 23rd year. Enjoy a movie at Elmington Park the first four Thursdays in June. This FREE event starts at 5pm and includes food trucks, vendors, and games. The movies begin at sundown.
Every Friday & Saturday through June 24th
Musicians Corner is every Friday and Saturday through June 24th. The Weekly music series is FREE, family-friendly, and open to the public. The Saturday activities start at noon, and the live music plays from 1:30pm to 5pm. The pre-show festivities on Saturdays usually consist of food trucks, beer and wine garden, and “Kidsville” activities. There are also Friday Night Acoustic performances.
CMA Music Fest
Thursday, June 8th through Saturday, June 11th
While many aspects of CMA Music Fest are ticketed, there are a lot of free festivities, too. The concerts and activities from 10am to 5pm each day on the 5+ stages at Riverfront and surrounding areas are FREE and open to the public. If you want to join in the fun without spending a dime, just head down to Broadway — you won’t miss it.
6-1-5 Day Block Party
Thursday, June 15th
Project 615 and Lightning 100 are hosting 6-1-5 Day on Thursday, June 15, 2017, from 11am to 9pm in the Fatherland District. The East Nashville block party will celebrate all things Nashville. Local food trucks, live music, local shopping, and vendors will be on-site. The event is FREE and all ages.
Friday, June 16th
The Nashville Farmer’s Market hosts Night Market on Friday, June 16th from 5:00pm til 9:00pm. The restaurants and shops will stay open late and there will be artisans, farmers, and live music. The event is FREE to attend and family-friendly.
American Artisan Festival
Friday, June 16th through Sunday, June 18th
The 43rd Annual American Artisan Festival is June 16-18, 2017, at Centennial Park on West End. The event features 150+ curated craft and fine arts vendors as well as live music and over 15 food and drink vendors. This is a FREE, family-friendly festival.
Porter Flea Summer Market
Saturday, June 17th
One of Nashville’s best artisan markets, Porter Flea, is back again with their FREE Summer Market event on Saturday, June 17, 2017, from 10am to 5pm. Handpicked designers and craftspeople will fill Skyway Studios. From jewelry and art to furniture and home decor, there’s something for everyone! This is a great place to grab some gifts or pick up a few unique things for yourself.
Jazz on the Cumberland
Sunday, June 18th
The Jazz on the Cumberland summer concert series is held once a month on Sundays from 5:30pm to 8:00pm from May through October at Cumberland Park. This is a FREE, family-friendly series. Bring your blanket and lawn chairs to enjoy some of the best local, regional, and national jazz artists.
Thunder on the Cumberland
Saturday, June 17th and Sunday, June 18th
Thunder on the Cumberland is a FREE weekend-long festival hosted by Acme Radio featuring the fastest boats in the world racing on the Cumberland River. It’s the only Formula 1 Powerboat race in Tennessee. On Father’s Day weekend, Saturday, June 17th and Sunday, June 18th, head down to Riverfront Park on Lower Broadway to enjoy boat racing, food trucks, family-friendly fun, cold beer, and more.