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Free Day at The Hall of Fame

Experience Nashville's landmark attraction free of charge on Sunday, Dec. 17!

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s giving a cool Christmas gift to the Middle Tennessee community. On Sunday, Dec. 17, your family can enjoy a full day FREE of charge during the museum’s ninth annual Ford Community Day.


In addition to touring the museum’s exhibit galleries, you can experience a variety of programs and special events. They include:

  • Creative Zone: Drop-In Holiday Hat-Making
    9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Family Program: Drop-In Square Dance                         
    10:00 a.m. – noon
  • Drop-In Hatch Show Print Letterpress Art                           
    10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Photos with Santa
    11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Songwriter Session: Jesse Lee
    11:00 a.m. – 11:45 p.m.
  • Family Program: Drop-In Musical Petting Zoo
    Noon – 2:00 p.m.
  • Musician Spotlight: Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley                       
    12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Performance: Kane Brown
    2:00 p.m.
  • Family Program: Beginner Banjo Lesson
    2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
    3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Songwriter Session: Paul Overstreet
    2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Although the Kane Brown performance is free, a program pass is required for admittance. You can make those reservations starting Thursday, Dec. 14. A limited number of passes will also be available at the museum on Sunday.


Got a Ford key? It’ll get you discounts on Sunday. Show your Ford key at the Museum Store, Circa, Hatch Show Print for a 10-percent discount on merchandise. It’ll also get you 10-percetn off food and beverages at Red Onion and Bajo Sexto (excluding alcohol and gift certificates).

If you’ve been considering purchasing a family membership to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Sunday’s the day to do it. The museum’s offering a 20-percent discount on any individual or family level membership. You can also get the discount online (Sunday, Dec. 17 only) at Use discount code FORD20.

The Hall of Fame is located at 222 Fifth Ave. S., Nashville. The museum is open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Call 615-416-2001 or visit

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