Nashville Downtown Details

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

    

News & Information

New bar: Nudie's Honky Tonk!
409 Broadway. Downtown's newest bar on Lower Broadway. Named after Nudie Cohn who designed rhinestone-covered attire for country singers for decades. This bar is 12,000 square feet, has three live music stages and displays suits worn by Hank Williams, Johnny Cash and more. Hours of operation are Monday - Sunday, 11 am - 3 am.


 

Events This Week

 

Nashville's Nutcracker

 

THROUGH FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23, SHOW TIMES VARY BY DATE
LOCATION: TPAC - TENNESSEE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER $28+

Nashville’s holiday season doesn’t officially begin until young Clara takes her magical Uncle Drosselmeyer’s hand and journeys into an unforgettable dreamland in this spectacularly grand production. "Nashville’s Nutcracker" weaves together the city’s vibrant history with one of the most beloved tales of all time for a Nashville holiday tradition unlike any other. Whether it’s your first time or your ninth attending "Nashville’s Nutcracker," there’s always a little more magic waiting to be discovered.

 

Handel’s Messiah

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15 - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18, SHOW TIMES VARY
LOCATION: SCHERMERHORN SYMPHONY CENTER $30 - $109

Featuring the resounding Hallelujah Chorus, it’s Nashville's grandest "Messiah"—full of passion, drama and passages of stunning beauty. Celebrate the season as the Nashville Symphony & Chorus perform one of the most inspiring works of music ever written. This event will include 100 choristers, 30 musicians and four soloists.

 

Kelly Clarkson's Miracle on Broadway

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 7:30 PM
LOCATION: BRIDGESTONE ARENA $29.75 - $49.75

Multi-Grammy-winning artist and The New York Times best-selling author Kelly Clarkson has announced her second Miracle on Broadway holiday concert. The Friday, December 16 event at Bridgestone Arena will benefit four Music City nonprofits handpicked by Clarkson. Performers include Clarkson, Reba, Ronnie Dunn, Kelsea Ballerini, Hunter Hayes, RaeLynn, Chip Esten, The SteelDrivers and more.

 

Holiday Sweater Night Market

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 5 PM - 8 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE FARMERS' MARKET FREE

Come to Night Market on Friday, December 16 dressed in your best holiday sweater for a festive evening at Nashville Farmers' Market! DJ Nekos Barnes will spin hoppin' tunes inside the Market House and Ranger Stitch will be on board to embroider your favorite denim jackets, Western shirts or Christmas stockings. Shop local artisans for one-of-a-kind handmade gifts. Or, check out all of the local seasonal produce. Enjoy a spiked, hot apple cider or craft beer and snap a photo with Santa in your holiday best. Also, the NFM will host a Holiday Market Place on Saturday, December 17.

 

Brunch with Santa & Musical Guest Mr. Steve

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17, 10:30 AM - 2 PM
LOCATION: CITY WINERY $15

Bring the kiddies to City Winery on Saturday, December 17 for a holiday-themed family brunch! Santa Claus himself will be available for photos, and the kids can enjoy a complimentary sugar cookie decorating station while listening to the sound of musical performer Mr. Steve. Get into the holiday spirit with the whole family while you enjoy City Winery's delicious brunch (a full bar will be available for parents). Tickets only include the children's buffet; parents order separately à la carte from the brunch menu. Tickets include entry for one adult and two children. Each additional child is $5 at the door and each additional adult is $12 at the door.

 

Rufus & Martha Wainwright's Nashville Noel Nights

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18 - MONDAY, DECEMBER 19, 7:30 PM
LOCATION: RYMAN AUDITORIUM $44.50 - $64.50

The legendary Rufus and Martha Wainwright’s Christmas show, “Noel Nights,” has entertained audiences all across North America. Featuring three generations of the Wainwright and McGarrigle families along with Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss and friends, this holiday masterpiece will bring the holiday spirit to Ryman Auditorium on Sunday, December 18 and Monday, December 19.

 

Carol-Candlelight Celebration

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18, 6 PM
LOCATION: FIRST BAPTIST NASHVILLE FREE

The Sanctuary Choir and Orchestra will present a Carol-Candlelight Celebration on Sunday, December 18. Exquisite arrangements of familiar carols, along with extraordinary holiday classics, will thrill your heart with the joyous sounds of Christmas.

 

Hockey & Heels

 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: BRIDGESTONE ARENA $65 - $90

Join the Nashville Predators for Hockey & Heels to get an exclusive look inside the organization while learning more about hockey. Whether you are new to hockey or a die-hard fan, this event is a perfect girls' night out. Registration includes a Nashville Predators vs. New Jersey Devils away game watch party in the Lexus Lounge, on-ice demonstrations and a locker room tour, a Hockey 101 session, a Q&A with wives of Preds players and coaches, a ticket to a Preds game and door prizes! Click here to register.

 

 

Upcoming Events in Downtown Nashville

 

A Christmas Story at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center through Wednesday, December 21

Holiday Lunch at Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse at Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse through Friday, December 23

Frye Nashville Presents a Holiday Caroling Event with The Spaceship of the Imagination at The Frye Company Thursday, December 15

B.B. King All-Stars at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Thursday, December 15

Sarah Jane at Sambuca Thursday, December 15

Predators Game Night Promotions at Trattoria Il Mulino at Trattoria Il Mulino Thursday, December 15

Tyler Cannon at Bootleggers Inn Thursday, December 15

18 South at Station Inn Thursday, December 15

Street Food Thursdays Thursday, December 15

Nashville Predators vs. Minnesota Wild at Bridgestone Arena Thursday, December 15

Educator SPARK Evening at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Thursday, December 15

Spoken Word Poetry Workshop at Nashville Public Library Thursday, December 15

Sarah Gayle Meech at Robert's Western World Thursday, December 15

The Little River Band at 3rd and Lindsley Thursday, December 15

Freddy Jones Band at City Winery Thursday, December 15

Funky Tonk with The Music City Toppers at Acme Feed & Seed Thursday, December 15

The Yulelog Lumberjacks at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Thursday, December 15

Cinderella at Nashville Children's Theatre Thursday, December 15

Mike Farris Sings The Soul of Christmas at 3rd and Lindsley Friday, December 16 - Saturday, December 17

The Disappointments at Whiskey Bent Saloon Friday, December 16

Dusty Hundley Band at Barlines Friday, December 16

Holiday String Swing at Nashville Public Library Friday, December 16 - Saturday, December 17

Landon Lingerfelt at Bootleggers Inn Friday, December 16

Nashville Bluegrass Band Christmas Ham Giveaway Show at Station Inn Friday, December 16

To Speak of Wolves at Rocketown Friday, December 16

Opry at the Ryman: Little Big Town, Vince Gill, Marty Stuart & More at Ryman Auditorium Friday, December 16

Mistletoe Madness with Rodney Atkins, Jerrod Niemann & More at War Memorial Auditorium Friday, December 16

A Drag Queen Christmas at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Friday, December 16

Music at the Frist: Geary Moore at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Friday, December 16

Michael Scott at Whiskey Bent Saloon Saturday, December 17

Rickers Pickers at Barlines Saturday, December 17

Bells & Brushes: A Live Canvas Holiday Edition at Agenda Saturday, December 17

B.B. King All-Stars at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Saturday, December 17

Stacy Mitchhart at Sambuca Saturday, December 17

Tours of Christ Church Cathedral at Christ Church Cathedral Saturday, December 17

Poboys & Poets Presents El’Ja Bowens at The Peach Cobbler Factory SoBro - Southern Kitchen Saturday, December 17

Nashville Predators vs. New York Rangers at Bridgestone Arena Saturday, December 17

Opry at the Ryman: Kelsea Ballerini, Chuck Wicks & More at Ryman Auditorium Saturday, December 17

Holiday Cooking Class with Chef Maneet Chauhan at Chauhan Ale & Masala House Saturday, December 17

Preschool Program: Song & Story Time: Family Traditions at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Saturday, December 17

The Brazilbilly Boys at Robert's Western World Saturday, December 17

Holiday Market Place 2016 at Nashville Farmers' Market Saturday, December 17

Steve Roper at Sambuca Sunday, December 18

Photos with Santa at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Sunday, December 18

Battle on Broadway: Tennessee Volunteers vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs at Bridgestone Arena Sunday, December 18

Don Kelley & Friends at Robert's Western World Sunday, December 18

Arkells at 3rd and Lindsley Sunday, December 18

Rock & Roll Revival Supporting End Slavery Tennessee with Bonnie Bishop at City Winery Sunday, December 18

City Winery Presents Nashville Jazz Orchestra Christmas at City Winery Monday, December 19

Josh Hedley & The Hedliners at Robert's Western World Monday, December 19

8th Annual Christmas for the Kiddos at 3rd and Lindsley Monday, December 19

Acme Unplugged at Acme Feed & Seed Monday, December 19

Civilian at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Monday, December 19

New Monday with Val Storey & Friends at Station Inn Monday, December 19

Doyle and Debbie Show: Christmas Special at Station Inn Tuesday, December 20 - Thursday, December 22

Cinderella at Nashville Children's Theatre Tuesday, December 20

Twang Tuesdays at Acme Feed & Seed Tuesday, December 20

Mike Oldham & The Tone Rangers at Robert's Western World Wednesday, December 21

Brian McKnight: An Evening with Holidays & Hits at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Wednesday, December 21

The Jenerators at Sambuca Wednesday, December 21

The Michael Vance Band at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Wednesday, December 21

Makerspace Wednesdays at Nashville Public Library Wednesday, December 21

Dallas Starke & Stephanie Adlington Christmas Show at Sambuca Thursday, December 22

Cinderella at Nashville Children's Theatre Thursday, December 22

Keith & Kristyn Getty at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Thursday, December 22

Nashville Predators vs. Los Angeles Kings at Bridgestone Arena Thursday, December 22

Signing Story Time at Nashville Public Library Thursday, December 22

Sarah Gayle Meech at Robert's Western World Thursday, December 22

Kentucky Thunder with Sheila Lawrence, Jonell Mosser, Vickie Carrico & Etta Britt at 3rd and Lindsley Thursday, December 22

Christmas with the Celts at City Winery Thursday, December 22

Funky Tonk with The Music City Toppers at Acme Feed & Seed Thursday, December 22

Dusty Hundley Band at Barlines Friday, December 23

Musicians Corner Christmas: Sounds of the Season from Nashville Artists at City Winery Friday, December 23

Michael Fair at Sambuca Friday, December 23

AC Drive at Whiskey Bent Saloon Friday, December 23

Jesse Cain at Bootleggers Inn Friday, December 23

Donna Ulisse & The Poor Mountain Boys at Station Inn Friday, December 23

The Oak Ridge Boys Christmas Show at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Friday, December 23

Opry at the Ryman: Alyssa Bonagura, Daryle Singletary & More at Ryman Auditorium Friday, December 23

Don Kelley Band at Robert's Western World Friday, December 23

The Eaglemaniacs: The Music of Don Henley and The Eagles at 3rd and Lindsley Friday, December 23

Christmas Celebration Services at Christ Church Cathedral at Christ Church Cathedral Saturday, December 24 - Sunday, December 25

Christmas Meal at Kitchen Notes at Kitchen Notes Saturday, December 24 - Sunday, December 25

Christmas Worship at Downtown Presbyterian Church at Downtown Presbyterian Church Saturday, December 24 - Sunday, December 25

Christmas Services at First Lutheran at First Lutheran Church ELCA Saturday, December 24 - Sunday, December 25

Christmas Masses at St. Mary's at St. Mary's Catholic Church Saturday, December 24 - Sunday, December 25

Saturdays@Agenda at Agenda Saturday, December 24

Christmas Eve Brunch at Party Fowl at Party Fowl Saturday, December 24

Christmas Eve Meal at Chauhan Ale & Masala House at Chauhan Ale & Masala House Saturday, December 24

Opry at the Ryman: Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers, Craig Wayne Boyd & More at Ryman Auditorium Saturday, December 24

Sarah Gayle Meech at Robert's Western World Saturday, December 24

Rickers Pickers at Barlines Saturday, December 24

Christmas Eve Brunch at City Winery at City Winery Saturday, December 24

Christmas Eve Meal & Services at McKendree at McKendree United Methodist Church Saturday, December 24

Christmas Eve Worship at First Baptist Nashville at First Baptist Nashville Saturday, December 24

Christmas Eve Meal at Puckett's at Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant Saturday, December 24

Christmas Meal at The Hermitage Hotel at The Hermitage Hotel Sunday, December 25

J. Curly & The Deal at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Sunday, December 25

Inaugural Conglomerate Kings Christmas Party at Agenda Sunday, December 25

Christmas Meal at Carter's at Carter's Sunday, December 25

Don Kelley & Friends at Robert's Western World Sunday, December 25

Bluegrass Jam at Station Inn Sunday, December 25

Les Richardson Band at Barlines Sunday, December 25

Ben Graves at Sambuca Monday, December 26

Stacy Mitchhart Band at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Monday, December 26

Matt McAtee Band at Barlines Monday, December 26

Biff Kapow at Whiskey Bent Saloon Monday, December 26

Randy Moore at Bootleggers Inn Monday, December 26

New Monday with Val Storey & Friends at Station Inn Monday, December 26

Grateful Mondays with Stolen Faces at Acme Feed & Seed Monday, December 26

Craig Wayne Boyd at City Winery Monday, December 26

Josh Hedley & The Hedliners at Robert's Western World Monday, December 26

Artful Tales: Story Time in the Galleries at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Monday, December 26

Gillian Welch at Ryman Auditorium Tuesday, December 27

Nashville Predators vs. Minnesota Wild at Bridgestone Arena Tuesday, December 27

Cassie LaBeau Band at Barlines Wednesday, December 28

The Michael Vance Band at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Wednesday, December 28

Trapped Above Ground at Acme Feed & Seed Wednesday, December 28

Kandace Springs at City Winery Wednesday, December 28

Winter Mini Market at Nashville Farmers' Market Wednesday, December 28

Robert Earl Keen's Merry Christmas from the Fam-O-Lee at Ryman Auditorium Wednesday, December 28

WWE Live Holiday Tour at Bridgestone Arena Wednesday, December 28

Click here to see a complete calendar of all events happening in downtown Nashville!

Clean and Safe Request Form

If you notice something amiss while walking downtown, let us know! Report graffiti that needs to be removed, public sidewalks that need pressure washing, weeds, trash and other unsightly items. Use this form to send a request directly to our Clean and Safe Team manager. Please note: these services are only available in the CBID and the GBID (maps of these areas are provided on the form page).

Park It! Downtown

Check out the responsive and mobile-friendly Park It! Downtown website! The website includes an interactive parking map to search and compare rates for the closest parking facilities to your downtown destination. Plus, a database with hourly, daily and monthly parking rates, info on transportation services and more. Parking downtown has never been easier!

Convention Update

Large groups and events (300+) that are downtown December 14 - December 28, 2016 include Tennessee Law Institute (600, December 12 - 14), Sage Dining Services (550, December 27 - 29), and Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl (40,000, December 29 - 30). For more information concerning conventions, call 615-259-4782. Click here for a complete listing of Nashville conventions: visitmusiccity.com/conventions.

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