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7 Fun Ideas for Father’s Day Weekend Near Nashville

Looking for some fun with dad on Father's Day weekend? We've rounded up our favorite local events.

Dads get one special day out of the year dedicated to celebrating the impact they have on our lives. While you could buy him another tie or send a card, we know what he really wants this Father’s Day — to spend time with you! 

Looking for ideas things to do on Father’s Day weekend to make it extra special? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve rounded up the best local events that both adults and kids can enjoy. Whether you want to pick just one or make a day out of it, these fun things to do with Dad are sure to spark memories that you’ll cherish.

1. BUILD SOMETHING TOGETHER

Tinkering Garage Adventure Science Center, Nashville, 1 April 2021

Tinkering Garage
Adventure Science Center
800 Fort Negley Blvd., Nashville
Thursdays through Mondays through August 1

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Father’s Day Birdhouses & Brews
Little Art House at the Getalong
700A Fatherland Ave., Nashville
Saturday, June 18

Lowes Build & Grow Workshop
Various Middle TN Lowes
Saturday, June 18

2. GO TO A GAME

Nashville Sounds Baseball
First Horizon Park
19 Junior Gilliam Way, Nashville
June 7 – 12 (early Father’s Day outing)
June 21 – 26 (late Father’s Day outing)

Nashville Soccer Club
Geodis Park
501 Benton Ave, Nashville
Sunday, June 19

Vintage Base Ball Games
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, Nashville
Rippavilla, Spring Hill
Oaklands Mansion, Murfreesboro
Sunday, June 19

3. TAKE HIM ON A HIKE

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Explore with a Naturalist
Warner Park Nature Center
7311 Highway 100, Nashville
Saturdays, June 11 and June 25

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Nature Hikes
Glen Leven Farm
4000 Franklin Pike, Nashville
Saturday, June 11

Family Firefly Hikes
Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary
545 Beech Creek Road, Brentwood
Friday, June 17

4. FEED HIM WELL

Food Truck Fridays / Music in the Vines
Arrington Vineyards
6211 Patton Road, Arrington
Friday, June 17 – Saturday, June 18

Taco and Margarita Festival
Nissan Stadium
1 Titans Way, Nashville
Saturday, June 18

RC Cola-MoonPie Festival
Downtown Bell Buckle
Saturday, June 18

Music City Food Truck Park & Flea Market
The Marketplace in East Nashville
400 Davidson St, Nashville
Saturday, June 18

5. CHECK OUT SOME COOL CARS

Antique & Classic Cars Cruise-In
Gallatin Civic Center
210 Albert Gallatin Ave, Gallatin
Thursday, June 16

Exposition of Elegance: Classic Cars at Cheekwood - Hemmings Motor News

Exposition of Elegance: Classic Cars
Cheekwood
1200 Forrest Park Drive, Nashville
Saturday, June 18 – Sunday, June 19

Father’s Day Classic Car Meet
Mayday Brewery
521 Old Salem Rd, Murfreesboro
Sunday, June 19

Microcar Rides for Kids!
Lane Motor Museum
702 Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville
Saturday, June 18

NASCAR Cup Series
Nashville Superspeedway
4847-F McCrary Rd, Lebanon
Friday, June 24; Saturday, June 25; Sunday, June 26

Monster Jam
Nissan Stadium
1 Titans Way, Nashville
Saturday, June 25

6. TAP YOUR TOES AT AN OUTDOOR CONCERT

Full Moon Pickin’ Party 
Percy Warner Park
2500 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville
Friday, June 17

Summer Songwriter Series
Rock Castle
39 Rockcastle Ln, Hendersonville
Saturday, June 18

Musicians Corner
Centennial Park
2500 West End Ave., Nashville
Saturday, June 18

Willie Nelson & Family
FirstBank Amphitheater
4525 Graystone Quarry Lane, Franklin
Sunday, June 19

Jazz On The Cumberland (Father’s Day Edition)
Cumberland Park
592 S. First St, Nashville
Sunday, June 19

Crockett Park Summer Concert Series
Eddy Arnold Amphitheater at Crockett Park
1500 Volunteer Pkwy, Brentwood
Sunday, June 19

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Summer Tribute Series: James Taylor
Williamson County Performing Arts Center at Academy Park
112 Everbright Ave, Franklin
Sunday, June 19

7. SEE A MOVIE UNDER THE STARS

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Nashville Movies in the Park: Black Widow
Elmington Park
3531 West End Ave, Nashville
Thursday, June 16

Franklin Movies in the Park: Stuart Little
Pinkerton Park
405 Murfreesboro Rd., Franklin
Friday, June 17

See a Movie Under the Stars This Summer - Nashville Parent

Murfreesboro Movie Under the Stars: Ghostbusters
Patterson Park 
521 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Murfreesboro
Fountains at Gateway 
1500 Medical Center Pkwy
Friday, June 17 – Saturday, June 18

Leiper’s Fork Lawnchair Theatre: Sing 2
Leiper’s Creek Gallery
4144 Old Hillsboro Rd., Franklin
Saturday, June 18

MORE FATHER’S DAY FUN!

Father-Daughter Tea Party
Linebaugh Library
105 W Vine St, Murfreesboro
Saturday, June 18

Harpeth Conservancy’s Annual Family Fun Day
Along the Harpeth River
South Berrys Chapel Rd, Franklin
Saturday, June 18

Big Band Dances
Centennial Park’s Event Shelter
2500 West End Avenue, Nashville
Saturday, June 18

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Laser David Bowie
Sudekum Planetarium in Adventure Science Center
800 Fort Negley Boulevard, Nashville
Saturday, June 18

Glow in the Park
The Adventure Park at Nashville
801 Percy Warner Boulevard, Nashville
Saturday, June 18

Nashville Predators Craft Beer Festival
Bridgestone Arena

501 Broadway, Nashville
Saturday, June 25

 

About the Author

Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing and Entertainment Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 3-year-old Ezra.