MAKE MUSIC DAY NASHVILLE
Various Locations
Friday, June 21

This community-wide music festival features multiple genres and various venues, plus several opportunities for kids to join in an play along.

TWINKLE, TWINKLE, LITTLE STAR
Lipscomb University Theater, Nashville
Friday, June 21 - Sunday, June 23

Nashville Children's Theatre presents this interactive Snuggery show for little kids.

FUN FRIDAY
Moss-Wright Park, Goodlettsville
Friday, June 21

Rodney Kelley performs a magic show.

NASHVILLE HOT AIR BALLOON FESTIVAL & POLO MATCH
Fontanel, Nashville
Friday, June 21 - Saturday, June 22

Hot air balloons (including tethered rides), vendors, live music, pop-up art galleries, children's play areas and a polo match (Saturday only).

RED CABOOSE CONCERT SERIES
Red Caboose Park, Bellevue
Friday, June 21

Bring blankets, lawn chairs and picnics, and enjoy live music by the San Rafael Band.

FULL MOON PICKIN' PARTY
Warner Park Equestrian Center, Nashville
Friday, June 21

A night of music featuring bluegrass and roots pickers, food trucks and more. Proceeds benefit Warner Park's education programs.

CHILDHOOD CLASSICS: 100 YEARS OF CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATIONS EXHIBIT OPENING
Cheekwood, Nashville
Saturday, June 22

Childhood Classics: 100 Years of Children's Book Illustrations features more than 140 original works from more than 75 children's books. The exhibit explores the history of children's books from the turn-of-the-century pen and ink Mother Goose art of Sarah Noble Ives, to the most popular works of day. The exhibit runs through Sunday, Sept. 1.

TOY STORY 4 SENSORY-FRIENDLY SCREENING
NCG Cinema, Gallatin
Saturday, June 22

See the new Toy Story movie without previews, softer sound, lights not so dim and kids can run around and make noise.

ROCK CASTLE SONGWRITER SERIES
Historic Rock Castle, Hendersonville
Saturday, June 22

Live music, games, inflatables and more.

BIG BAND DANCE
Centennial Park Event Shelter, Nashville
Saturday, June 22

Learn to tango with live music by The Lynn Beal Band.

MONSTER JAM
Nissan Stadium, Nashville
Saturday, June 22

Giant trucks compete in races and freestyle competitions, including Grave Digger, Zombie and Brodozer. You can also add on extras like the pre-show pit party and ride around the track in the trucks for additional fees.

NASHVILLE SC SOCCER
First Tennessee Park, Nashville
Saturday, June 22

Cheer for Nashville SC when they challenge Ottawa Fury FC.

THE MUSIC OF QUEEN WITH THE NASHVILLE SYMPHONY
Ascend Amphitheater, Nashville
Saturday, June 22

Powerhouse vocalist Brody Dolyniuk channels the spirit of Freddie Mercury (he sounds just like Mercury!) with a rock band and Nashville Symphony performing the hits of Queen.

ROCK PAINTING
Outdoor Adventure Center, Smyrna
Sunday, June 23

Custom paint a rock then hide it around town for someone else to find.

BRENTWOOD SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Crockett Park, Brentwood
Sunday, June 23

Enjoy an evening of live music by Sixwire.


MORE FAMILY FUN TO CONSIDER

CHEAP KID MOVIES AT FRANKLIN THEATRE
Franklin Theatre, Franklin

On Sunday, June 23, catch preview-free screenings of Teen Titans Go! To the Movies at 1 p.m. and The LEGO Movie 2 at 4 p.m. Tickets are $5.

DRIVE-IN DOUBLE FEATURES: SEE THE NEW TOY STORY 4 MOVIE!
Stardust Drive-In, Watertown

There's nothing quite like the nostalgic drive-in experience, and Stardust always delivers double-headers on both of its screens. That's right, the price of admission ($8.50 adults, $6.60 ages 6 - 11, free 5 & younger) gets you TWO first-run flicks. This weekend, Screen 1 will show Toy Story 4 followed by Aladdin. Screen 2 will show Mein in Black International followed by Child's Play. The box office at the gate opens at 6:30 p.m. First feature starts at 8:20 p.m., the second starts at 10:45 p.m. If you go, plan to arrive early because the carline gets really long.

SUMMER MOVIE MADNESS
Various locations

Check out our roundup of free and cheap family flicks taking place all summer long, with some locations offerings screenings on weekends.

COOL OFF AT THE WATER PARK
Nashville Shores, Hermitage

Grab a 'tube and float the Lazy River and Wave Pool, then have fun zipping down the assortment of water slides.

ENJOY A FIREFLY ZIP TOUR THIS FRIDAY
Adventureworks, Kingston Springs

There's nothing quite like the thrill of soaring through the air high above the ground on the nine exciting zip lines at Adventureworks, until you experience it in the evening while the fireflies are twinkling. There are two firefly zip tours this Friday at 7:30 & 8 p.m. Tickets are $65 per person, ages 8 and older.

 

SEE ALL EVENTS THIS WEEKEND