15 Fun Things To Do In Nashville This Weekend

The holiday season is in full swing (meaning it’s time to breakout the ugly Christmas sweater and rock that Santa hat). We promise this weekend wont let you down:  from family-friendly winter marketplaces and street fairs, to rowdy pub crawls and craft-beer-enhanced sing-a-longs.

Enjoy the festivities and stay warm!

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Beer & Hymns

THURSDAY  |  8:00PM  |  MERCY LOUNGE

Beer & Hymns features lovingly curated songs everyone can sing (and sing well). And of course, lots of beer. The result is a public, night-time croon in the spirit of London pub.

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Electronic Tap Music Comes To Nashville

FRIDAY & SATURDAY  |  8:00PM  |  OZ ARTS NASHVILLE

EDM + tap dance + OZ Arts Nashville = perfect holiday happening. Grab tickets now to to one of the most innovative shows of the season.

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Seu Jorge | The Life Aquatic | A Tribute to David Bowie

FRIDAY  |  8:00PM  |  MARATHON MUSIC WORKS

In commemoration of David Bowie’s recent passing, Seu Jorge performs a special tribute to him while recreating the set to the film A Life Aquatic on stage alongside screens crafted as boat sails that will be displaying images from the film.

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The Big Lebowski

FRIDAY  |  MIDNIGHT  |  BELCOURT THEATRE

“The Dude” Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.

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Music City Winterfest

SATURDAY  |  10:00AM  |  CENTENNIAL PARK

Music City Winterfest is a free day of holiday cheer, activities, and entertainment for the whole family. Shop the Holiday Market and treat yourself at our food trucks and beer garden while enjoying live music, kids activities, and more.

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Porter Flea Holiday Market

SATURDAY  |  10:00AM-5:00PM  |  SKYWAY STUDIOS

Nashville’s one-stop holiday shopping destination for unique, local and handmade gifts, from clothing and jewelry to art and home goods.

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Dickens of a Christmas | Holiday Festival

SATURDAY & SUNDAY  |  HISTORIC DOWNTOWN FRANKLIN

The 32nd annual free street festival recreates the time of Charles Dickens using historic downtown Franklin’s Victorian architecture as the backdrop.

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Tap Room | Holiday & Anniversary Party

SATURDAY  |  12:00PM-CLOSE  |  TENNESSEE BREW WORKS

Join the good people at Tennessee Brew Works to celebrate their 3rd Anniversary in Nashville: world class brews, craft beer inspired cuisine, live music, and more.

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Nashville SANTA Rampage

SATURDAY  |  7:00PM-3:00AM  |  DOWTOWN NASHVILLE

Are you ready to crawl the pubs downtown in a Santa suit? Santas will meet at the Christmas tree at Public Square Park for a group photo and the rampage will go from there.

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Rock by the Sea Christmas | Featuring Radio Birds

SATURDAY | 7:00PM  |  MERCY LOUNGE

Experience Radio Birds: “Plain-Old Rock and Roll Music with a distinctly hairy touch.” Proceeds support Rock by the Sea’s numerous charities helping kids, animals, and the environment.

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Holiday Road | Seasonal Sounds from the Silver Screen

SATURDAY | 7:30PM | Tennessee Performing Arts Center

Nashville in Harmony has partnered with knapptimecreative to present a stunning mixed-genre event of music and movies.

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Festivus Charity Show | Third Eye Blind

SATURDAY  |  8:00PM  |  MARATHON MUSIC WORKS

Themed after Seinfeld’s famous episode, “The Strike”; Lightning 100’s Festivus features all the fun the episode brings – topped off with a show by Third Eye Blind.

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Cool Christmas with Birdcloud

SATURDAY  |  9:00PM  |  THE BASEMENT EAST

Birdcloud will be hosting a world class variety show with celebrity DJs, dancing, real Santa, celebrity MCs, photo booth, guest appearances, and other surprises.

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The Gospel Show | Holiday Brunch with Connie Denell

SUNDAY  |  9:00AM-1:00PM  |  CITY WINERY

92Q will celebrate the holiday season with “Gospel Diva” Connie Denell, including a fantastic brunch and live entertainment from Sistah Willie Ruth Johnson, the Joy Boyz and more.

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Holiday Perk | $50 Ride Credit from Lyft

We’ve partnered with Lyft to offer Wannado users $50 in free ride credit through the holidays. Click below to claim your credit or go to the Lyft app and enter code: “WANNADO.”

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Want more suggestions, check out the full Nashville line-up right here on Wannado.

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