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Nashville Events
There’s always excitement in Music City and great events taking place throughout the year, bringing in national and international visitors alike. From CMA Fest and Tin Pan South, to July 4th “Let Freedom Sing!” and New Year's Eve Bash on Broadway, the calendar is always full of entertainment.

Be sure to see your favorite country artists during CMA Music Festival. This four-day festival features hundreds of artists from up and comers, to legends and superstars who perform on multiple stages throughout the day and night. You will be one of thousands of fans from around the world that come together to party; it is Country Music’s biggest party of the year!

Music City July 4th “Let Freedom Sing!” - Grab your lawn chair and come celebrate the tradition of festivities and live music on Independence Day. Enjoy a plethora of live music all day long, a family-friendly fun zone to keep the kids entertained, and an evening concert which includes one of the nation’s best fireworks displays choreographed to live music by the Grammy®-winning Nashville Symphony.

Music City New Year’s Eve – Ring in the New Year and rock out the old with thousands of your closest friends who flock to downtown Nashville each year. Raise your glasses, as the free event offers live music, fireworks, and a 15-foot-tall Music Note Drop at midnight for party-goers.

Country Christmas at Opryland – Christmas fanatics unite! With more than two million twinkling lights, horse-drawn carriage rides, an outdoor nativity scene, acres of stunning decorations, a 1950s town square decorated for the holidays, visits with Santa, and exclusive holiday events and attractions for the entire family, there’s no better way to celebrate the season!

Tin Pan South – Be a part of the annual music festival that puts songwriters somewhere where they are not used to being, in the spotlight! This festival brings more than 250 professional songwriters performing 70 shows throughout Nashville each spring.

On any given night, a visitor will find a show or concert of some type happening around the city, whether it be in a concert hall, bar, backyard, or restaurant. Tune in to visitmusiccity.com/visitors/events for the most up-to-date schedule.