June 2018 Guide To Family Events In Nashville


We hope your Summer is off to a wonderful start! As we head into June, we know that family vacations are ramping up. If you find yourself looking for something to do while hanging out at home, we hope this list comes in handy! Always double check the info listed here – we do our best, but event details are subject to change! 

june 2018 guide to family events in nashville

Ascend Amphitheater

June 12th: Styx/Joan Jett and The Blackhearts

June 16th: The Music of Pink Floyd with The Nashville Symphony 

June 17th: Ray Lamontagne

June 18th: Arctic Monkeys

June 23rd: Disney in Concert: Magical Music from the Movies with the Nashville Symphony

June 26th: Logic with NF and Kyle

June 27th: Roger Daltrey with the Nashville Symphony 

 Adventure Science Center

June 2nd: Beyond Rubik’s Cube Opening Day Celebration

June 4th:  Early Explorers

June 7th: Geometric Planters

June 9th: Print it: Geometric Planters

June 9th: Second Saturday

June 11th: Early Explorers

June 14th: Make It: Conductive Sewing

June 16th: Safety Day

June 18th: Early Explorers

June 23rd: Sports Science Day

June 25th: Early Explorers

June 26th: Teacher Professional Development 

June 30th: Yoga Under The Stars

Bridgestone Arena

June 6th: CMT Music Awards 

June 12th: Harry Styles

June 20th: Paul Simon 

June 30th: Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train 


June 4th – August 3rd: Summer Camps 

June 16th – September 2nd: Cracking Art

June 21st – August 30th: Thursday Night Out 

June 22nd: Stable Party

Country Music Hall of Fame

June 1st: Creative Zone: Make an Outlaw Bandana

June 1st: Family Program: Singing in Harmony for Beginners 

June 2nd: Creative Zone: Outlaw Style – Vests

June 2nd: Family Program: Beginner Guitar Workshop

June 2nd: Songwriter Session: Chris Gantry

June 2nd: Community Pop-Up: Musical Petting Zoo at La Vergne Public Library

June 2nd: Hatch Show Print Block Party

June 2nd: The Haley Gallery: First Saturday Art Crawl

June 3rd: Creative Zone: Outlaw Style – Vests

June 3rd: Family Program: Make Letterpress Art with Hatch Show Print 

June 4th – 10th: Creative Zone: Make a Backstage Pass

June 7th: Community Pop-up: Musical Petting Zoo: Smyrna Public Library

June 8th: Family Program: Beginner Electric Guitar Workshop

June 9th: Family Program: Beginner Mandolin

June 9th: Musical Petting Zoo at The Parthenon

June 9th: Family Program: Beginner Mandolin

June 11th – 17th: Creative Zone: Hip Hats

June 12th: Community Pop-up: Musical Petting Zoo at the Donelson Library

June 13th: Community Pop-up: Musical Petting Zoo at the East Nashville Library

June 16th: Family Program: Songwriting Camp Showcase

June 16th: Preschool Program: Song and Story Time

June 16th: Community Pop-up: Musical Petting Zoo at the Richland Park Library

June 16th: Family Program: Country Costumes: Shania Twain 

June 18th – 24th: Creative Zone: Embellished Instruments 

June 19th: Community Pop-up: Musical Petting Zoo at the Edgehill Library

June 20th: Community Pop-up: Musical Petting Zoo at the North Branch Library

June 21st: Community Pop-up: Musical Petting Zoo at the South Cheatham Library

June 21st: Family Program: Beginner Ukulele

June 22nd: Family Program: Bold Bookmarks

June 23rd: Community Pop-up: Musical Petting Zoo at the Inglewood Branch Library

June 23rd: Family Program: Songwriting 101

June 25th – 30th: Creative Zone: Design an Album Cover

June 26th: Community Pop-up: Musical Petting Zoo at the Southeast Branch Library

June 29th: Family Program: Country Costumes: Little Big Town Style

June 29th: Community Pop-up: Songwriting 101 at the Smyrna Library

June 29th: Community Pop-up: Musical Petting Zoo at the Bordeaux Branch Library

June 30th: Family Program: Beginner Fiddle 

Festivals, Block Parties, Concerts and Special Events

Tuesdays in June: Free Yoga at Elmington Park

Thursdays in June: Yoga + Coffee 

Fridays Through August 31st: Tailgate Brewery Summer Movie Series 

Saturdays through August: Big Band Dance at Centennial Park

June 2nd: Kid’s Construction Fun Day – Lucky Ladd Park 

June 2nd: Dogs Day – The Hermitage

June 3rd: Dragon Music Sundays – Fannie May Dees Park

June 3rd: Tennessean Sports Awards – Music City Center 

June 3rd: Paws and Play Music Festival ft. Cassadee Pope – Cumberland Park

June 3rd: Miss Martha’s Ice Cream Crankin’ – First Presbyterian Church 

June 7th, 14th and 21st: Movies In The Park – Elmington Park

June 7th – 10th: CMA Fest

June 7th – 10th: Music Fest at the Hall

June 9th: Country With Heart Benefit for St. Jude 

June 9th: City of Hope Celebrity Softball Game – First Tennessee Park

June 10th: Dragon Music Sundays – Fannie May Dees Park

June 15th -17th: American Artisan Festival – Centennial Park

June 15th – 16th: Jefferson Street Jazz and Blues Festival 

June 15th – 16th: Thunder On The Cumberland – Riverfront Park

June 16th: Nissan Taste of Music City  – Public Square Park

June 16th: Brewfish Music Festival – Little Harpeth Brewing 

June 17th: Jazz on The Cumberland – Cumberland Park

June 17th: The Music of the Grateful Dead for Kids – Marathon Music Works 

June 23rd: Monster Jam – Nissan Stadium 

June 23rd – 24th: Nashville Pride Festival

June 29th: Full Moon Picking Party – Warner Park Equestrian Center 

The Frist Art Museum 

June 1st: Music at The Frist: Larysa Jaye

June 2nd: Architecture Tour

June 2nd: Scout Us Out! – Girl Scout Day

June 14th: Music at The Frist

June 15th: Music at The Frist

June 18th: Senior Mondays

June 21st: Workshop: Drop-In Drawing 

June 29th: Music In The Cafe

Grand Ole Opry

Don’t forget to check out the lineup at this piece of Nashville history! 

The Nashville Ballet

Through June 3rd: Emergence 

Nashville Flea Market

June 22nd-24th: The Nashville Fairgrounds 

Nashville Symphony

*Please note that the Nashville Symphony is performing several times within the community this Summer, so make sure to check the location before heading to a show!*

June 1st – 2nd: Verdi’s Requiem

June 7th: Musician’s Corner at Centennial Park – Free Community Event! 

June 8th: Cumberland University, Lebanon – Free Community Event! 

June 9th: Rock Castle, Hendersonville – Free Community Event!

June 11th: Student Recital 

June 12th: Southeast Greenspace, Antioch – Free Community Event! 

June 13th: Ledisi with Special Guests

 June 15th: Tribute to Ray Charles

June 16th: The Music of Pink Floyd and Laser Light – Ascend Amphitheater 

June 20th: Patron Appreciation Concert 

June 22nd: Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals

June 23rd: Disney in Concert – Magical Music From the Movies – Ascend Amphitheater 

June 25th: Melissa Etheridge

June 26th: Two Rivers Mansion, Donelson – Free Community Event! 

June 27th: Roger Daltrey performs The Who’s ‘Tommy’

June 29th: Rick Springfield

Nashville Zoo

June 1st: Brew at the Zoo (21 and up only)

June 21st: Make Music Nashville

The Ryman Auditorium

June 4th: Darius and Friends

June 5th: Craig Wiseman’s  Stars for Second Harvest

June 6th: Marty Stuart’s Late Night Jam

June 7th: Trent Harmon

June 7th: Thompson Square

June 7th: Dierks Bentley

June 8th: The Gatlin Brothers

June 9th: William Michael Morgan

June 9th: Opry Country Classics

June 11th: Dr. Jordan Peterson

June 14th: Stephen Stills and Judy Collins

June 18th – 19th, 23rd: Third Day Farewell Tour

June 21st: Dailey and Vincent

June 22nd: POD Tours America

June 22nd: Lovett Or Leave It

June 26th: Georgia On My Mind

June 28th: The Del McCoury Band 

June 30th: The Glen Campbell Legacy


June 5th – 10th: Waitress

June 7th: Nashville House Concerts

June 10th: 72nd Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party

June 15th: Celtic Woman: Homecoming 

June 17th: Says You! Live

June 19th – 24th: Love Never Dies 

June 27th: Theresa Caputo Live – The Experience

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