Fall is the perfect time to visit Nashville, with the leaves changing from hues of green to burning reds and oranges. The weather is cool and the fall activities in Nashville are endless, we’ve put together some of our favorite activities and festivals to check-out while you’re in town.
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From September 19-November 1 you can get a full fall experience at Cheekwood! At Cheekwood Harvest you’ll get to see the gorgeous oaks, maples, and other giant trees changing colors as well as get to partake in some seasonal activities. There’s plenty to do like exploring the gardens, walking through Pumpkin House and Village, and more. Tickets are $19 per adult and $12 per child. Cheekwood is open daily from 9 AM to 4:30 PM, but be sure to reserve your ticket and time slot ahead of time!
Take a 90-minute haunted tour through downtown Nashville while enjoying spooky stories during this guided Tour. Not only is this fun, but it’s also educational too as you’ll get to learn a little bit about landmarks like the State Capitol and Ryman Auditorium. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for children, book your ticket online!
Nothing says fall like watching a live, action-packed football game! Grab a pair of tickets to the Tennessee Titans games and enjoy experiencing the Nissan Stadium in all its glory!
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Another fun-filled fall activity for the entire family to enjoy is Nashville Zoo‘s Boo at the Zoo! Bring the kids, all decked out in their Halloween best, for trick-or-treating, animal sightings, food, and more. Tickets are $16 per person (2 and under are free) and Boo at the Zoo takes place on October 15-18, October 20-25, and October 27-30, from 5-9 PM.
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With perfect weather in the fall head to Centennial Park in downtown Nashville for a leisurely stroll or a fall picnic. Centennial Park is 132-acres of lush screens, the stunning Parthenon replica, other historical monuments, and beautiful gardens to explore. It’s open to the public year-round from dawn until 11 PM.
Due to the global pandemic, the city of Nashville has had to take a different approach to many of its annual fall events and are bringing them to you virtually. A few of our favorites include Musicians Corner: Sundown Series, where you can virtually experience local artists and musicians playing during a Livestream recording, Tennessee Craft Fair, this year offering a virtual experience to view artists and vendors products and purchase online, and the CMA Awards, the annual Country Music Awards will be held virtually with musical performances and more!