Downtown Nashville attracts over 13 million tourists from around the world each year as well as residents from down the street with its wide variety of restaurants, entertainment, live music, sports and sights.
Tunes from every genre—blues to rock, country to classical—spill out from almost every street corner here in world-famous Music City. Major performance venues like the Ryman Auditorium, Bridgestone Arena and Tennessee Performing Arts Center host impressive shows weekly. With over 220 restaurants and over 40 live music venues, downtown has something for everyone.
Millions visit downtown Nashville every year to cheer on the Tennessee Titans and the Nashville Predators in their respective sporting events. Downtown offers eighteen options for hotels and is conveniently located just ten minutes from the Nashville International Airport.
Famous yearly events that take place downtown include the Rock-n-Roll Marathon (April), CMA Music Festival (June), the 4th of July celebration (July), the Music City Bowl (December), and NYE's Bash on Broadway (December).
Popular attractions include the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, The Arcade (a daytime downtown street where people have gathered for over 100 years), Printers Alley, the Tennessee State Capitol, Riverfront Park, the Lower Broadway entertainment district, the Tennessee State Museum, Cumberland Park and many art galleries.
With art, music, culture, food and fun all conveniently located in one place, downtown Nashville is the perfect place to PLAY.