News & Information
New hotel: 21c Museum Hotel!
221 2nd Avenue North. 615-610-6400. This new hotel located on 2nd Avenue North features modern art installations throughout the building. The boutique hotel has 124 rooms including rooftop suites, a spa, event space and a restaurant: Gray & Dudley.
New bar and restaurant: HQ Beercade Nashville!
114 2nd Avenue South. 615-965-8273. This new business offers up a full menu, a full bar, and more arcade games than you can play in one night! Hours of operation are Monday - Thursday, 4 pm - 3 am and Friday - Sunday, 11 am - 3 am.
Events This Week
THURSDAY, MAY 11, 11 AM - 2 PM
Enjoy a gathering of up to 20 local food trucks parked along Deaderick Street between 4th Avenue North and 5th Avenue North! This event takes place every Thursday. Please note: road closure associated with this event. Deaderick Street (4th Avenue North to 5th Avenue North) will be closed from 9 am until 2 pm on the day of the event.
FRIDAY, MAY 12, 1 PM - 4 PM
LOCATION: UNION STATION HOTEL FREE TO ATTEND
Shop local Nashville vendors and unique gifts for mom during a special Mother’s Day shopping pop-up event on Friday, May 12 from 1 pm - 4 pm in the Union Station Hotel grand lobby. Participating vendors include Will & Ivey, ELT Collective and Portmanteau Jewelry Collection. Nashville nonprofit Thistle Farms will also be selling their natural, handmade home and body products. Union Station Hotel has valet parking that is $18 for 0-2 hours. Self-parking is also available at 10th and Broadway or behind the hotel on the south side of the property.
SATURDAY, MAY 13, 8 AM - 5 PM
LOCATION: NISSAN STADIUM FREE
The 9th annual Shoney’s 5K Family Fun Run and Walk benefiting the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department will be Saturday, May 13 at Nissan Stadium. The 5K will be followed by a kids' fun run. Plus, enjoy a post-race festival featuring a breakfast buffet, live music, giveaways, kids' activities and more! Please note: road closures associated with this event. Closures include the John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge, 3rd Avenue South (Symphony Place to Demonbreun) and Demonbreun. Most closures begin at 8 am and end at 9:30 am on Saturday, May 13.
SUNDAY, MAY 14, 10:30 AM - 2 PM
LOCATION: SAMBUCA $32.95 ADULTS; $9.95 CHILDREN 12 & UNDER
Sambuca is celebrating mom with a decadent Mother's Day brunch and live music from jazz vocalist Dallas Starke. Brunch items include made-to-order Belgian waffles, eggs Benedict and omelets, grilled salmon, prosciutto-stuffed chicken, beef and ham carving stations, a dessert display and more. Six seating times are available between 10:30 am - 2 pm. Click here to view the menu and purchase tickets.
SUNDAY, MAY 14, 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Chef Maneet Chauhan and Chef Chris Cheung’s contemporary Chinese restaurant Tansuo will offer a special Mother's Day brunch. Because of a successful opening in the spring, Tansuo will begin offering a Sunday brunch in June. Get a sneak peek of the brunch menu on Mother's Day with featured dishes like the Shanghai shrimp spring roll, traditional Shanghai crispy rolls stuffed with onions, cabbage and shrimp, and roasted pork belly Shanghai bread. Click here to view the menu. Reservations recommended: call 615-782-6786 or click here.
Chef Maneet Chauhan's Indian restaurant Chauhan Ale & Masala House will offer its usual brunch menu, along with several Mother's Day specials. Specials include naan French toast, biscuits and lobster, and vindaloo chilaquiles. Click here to view the menu. Reservations recommended: call 615-242-8426 or click here.
SUNDAY, MAY 14, 10 AM - 3 PM
LOCATION: CAPITOL GRILLE AT THE HERMITAGE HOTEL $67.50 ADULTS; $37.50 CHILDREN 12 & UNDER
Join Capitol Grille inside The Hermitage Hotel for its annual Mother's Day brunch buffet on Sunday, May 14 from 10 am - 3 pm. Brunch will feature specialty items from its own Double H Farms, complimentary mimosas, a raw bar, omelet station, Southern-inspired carving stations, traditional sides and fantastic homemade pastries. Complimentary valet parking is available. To make reservations, call 615-345-7116.
SUNDAY, MAY 14, 9 AM - 2 PM
LOCATION: KITCHEN NOTES $50 ADULTS; $25 CHILDREN 6-12; FREE 5 & UNDER
Kitchen Notes, located inside Omni Nashville Hotel, will offer a special Mother's Day brunch buffet from 9 am - 2 pm. The buffet includes breakfast items, soups and salads, entrées, a chilled seafood display, a carving station, a dessert display and a kids' buffet. Click here to view the menu. Reservations recommended: call 615-761-3700 or click here.
SUNDAY, MAY 14, 11 AM & 1 PM
LOCATION: UNION STATION HOTEL $50 ADULTS; $15 CHILDREN 12 & UNDER
Celebrate your mom in style with brunch in the Union Station Hotel lobby this Mother's Day! The hotel will host a buffet brunch with eggs Benedict, shrimp and grits, oyster po'boy sliders and so much more. The event will also include live music, a Bloody Mary and mimosa bar, and flower station for mom. Reservations can be made by calling 615-620-5665.
SUNDAY, MAY 14, 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
LOCATION: NASHVILLE CITY CLUB $35 MEMBERS; $45 NON-MEMBERS; $15 CHILDREN 5-12; FREE 4 & UNDER
Mother's Day at Nashville City Club will include a brunch buffet with items like strawberries and cream French toast, an omelet station, a carving station, homemade biscuits, mozzarella and heirloom tomato salad with balsamic drizzle, salmon with roasted potatoes, a dessert table and more. Parking vouchers available for the downstairs garage. Reservations required: call 615-244-3693 or email email@example.com.
SUNDAY, MAY 14, 10 AM - 2 PM
LOCATION: WATERMARK $49 PRIX FIXE MENU
For $49 per person, Watermark has carefully selected a handful of dishes for the occasion. For a starter, try its Nashville hot chicken and waffles, lobster bisque or artisan salad with strawberries. For the main dish, items include a flat-iron steak and eggs served with chimichurri and brioche toast, hickory-grilled halibut or croque-madame. Dessert items include dark chocolate cake, raspberry sorbet and crème brulee. Click here to view the menu. Reservations recommended: call 615-254-2000 or click here.
SUNDAY, MAY 14, 11 AM - 3 PM
LOCATION: COMMERCE STREET GRILLE $41.95 ADULTS; $19.95 CHILDREN 6-12; FREE 5 & UNDER
Join Commerce Street Grille, located inside Renaissance Nashville Hotel, for its Mother's Day brunch buffet. Enjoy morning favorites, made-to-order omelet and waffle stations, seasonal salad selections, signature fares like roasted tenderloin, grilled swordfish, and lobster and cheese tortellini, a carving station, a grand dessert display and more. Click here to view the menu. Complimentary valet parking is available. Reservations recommended: call 615-493-4050.
SUNDAY, MAY 14, 10 AM - 11:30 AM & 1 PM - 2:30 PM
LOCATION: COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM $65 ADULTS; $25 CHILDREN 6-12; FREE 5 & UNDER
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will host a Mother's Day brunch that includes a full brunch buffet (click here for the menu), a performance by The Martin Family Circus, museum admission and a complimentary family photo. Two seating options available: 10 am and 1 pm.
SUNDAY, MAY 14, 10 AM - 1 PM
LOCATION: CITY WINERY $42 ADULTS; $5 CHILDREN 12 & UNDER
Join City Winery for its Mother’s Day brunch buffet to enjoy an elevated dining experience with live jazz music from the Nashville Jazz Orchestra Quartet. Three seating times are available for the brunch buffet: 10 am - 11 am, 11 am - noon and noon - 1 pm. Each adult ticket is $42 and includes an unlimited brunch buffet. Each child ticket (12 years old and younger) is $5 and includes unlimited brunch. Coloring pages and crayons available for the kids. Click here to view the brunch menu.
FRIDAY, MAY 12, 7 AM - 4 PM
Deaderick Street (3rd Avenue North to 4th Avenue North) will be closed from 7 am - 4 pm on Friday, May 12 due to a private UBS employee event. Estimated attendance is 400.
Upcoming Events in Downtown Nashville
Bobby McClendon at Whiskey Bent Saloon Thursday, May 11
B.B. King All-Stars at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Thursday, May 11
Grant Garland Trio at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Thursday, May 11
Blind Tigers at Rocketown Thursday, May 11
Sir Richard Bishop at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Thursday, May 11
Rockin' for Rhinos featuring John 'JoJo' Hermann & More at Mercy Lounge Thursday, May 11
If You Don't Know Now You Know featuring Stoop Kids & More at Mercy Lounge Thursday, May 11
Nashville Sounds vs. Albuquerque Isotopes at First Tennessee Park Thursday, May 11 - Saturday, May 13
Tyler Cannon at Bootleggers Inn Thursday, May 11
Justine Blazer at Nudie's Honky Tonk Thursday, May 11
Nashville Public Radio's Podcast Party at Nashville Children's Theatre Thursday, May 11
Curator's Tour: Irving Penn at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Thursday, May 11
Opry Country Classics: Brenda Lee, Restless Heart & More at Ryman Auditorium Thursday, May 11
Word Art Poetry Discussion Group at Nashville Public Library Thursday, May 11
Sarah Gayle Meech at Robert's Western World Thursday, May 11
Generous Helpings at City Winery Thursday, May 11
Return to Yellow Brick Road: A Tribute to Classic Elton John at 3rd and Lindsley Thursday, May 11
Nine Mile High at Rocketown Friday, May 12
The Wind and The Wave at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Friday, May 12
Milk People, The Mumzees & More at Mercy Lounge Friday, May 12
My So-Called Band: The Ultimate '90s Prom at Cannery Ballroom Friday, May 12
An American Requiem at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Friday, May 12 - Saturday, May 13
Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors at Ryman Auditorium Friday, May 12 - Saturday, May 13
Volume Five at Station Inn Friday, May 12
Freddie T. Holt & The After 5 Tux at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Friday, May 12
B.B. King All-Stars at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Friday, May 12
Paula Poundstone at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Friday, May 12
Music at the Frist: Ryan Coleman & Jme Christian at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Friday, May 12
The Robert's Honky Tonk-O-Rama featuring Nathan Belt at Robert's Western World Friday, May 12
Stoney LaRue at 3rd and Lindsley Friday, May 12
Geoff Ramsey at Nudie's Honky Tonk Friday, May 12
The Disappointments at Whiskey Bent Saloon Friday, May 12
Jesse Cain at Bootleggers Inn Friday, May 12
Vivian Green at City Winery Friday, May 12
Michael Scott at Whiskey Bent Saloon Saturday, May 13
B.B. King All-Stars at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Saturday, May 13
Bizz & Everyday People at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Saturday, May 13
Special Consensus at Station Inn Saturday, May 13
Tours of Christ Church Cathedral at Christ Church Cathedral Saturday, May 13
Allie Senyard, Dwayne Scivally, Noreen Prunier & More at Rocketown Saturday, May 13
Jet Black Alley Cat at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Saturday, May 13
Bearing Torches at Mercy Lounge Saturday, May 13
Joan Osborne & Friends 4th Annual Mother's Day Benefit Concert at City Winery Saturday, May 13
Katie Marie at Bootleggers Inn Saturday, May 13
Geoff Ramsey at Nudie's Honky Tonk Saturday, May 13
Goodnight Moon at Nashville Children's Theatre Saturday, May 13
Spotlight Awards at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Saturday, May 13
Architecture Tour at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Saturday, May 13
Interview: Ricky Skaggs at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Saturday, May 13
The Robert's Honky Tonk-O-Rama featuring Sarah Gayle Meech at Robert's Western World Saturday, May 13
Resurrection: A Journey Tribute at 3rd and Lindsley Saturday, May 13
Cooking Class with Chef Maneet Chauhan at Chauhan Ale & Masala House Saturday, May 13
Ruth B. at 12th & Porter Sunday, May 14
Robert Eskew & Friends at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Sunday, May 14
Al Holbrook at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Sunday, May 14
Bluegrass Jam at Station Inn Sunday, May 14
Mother's Day Brunch at Watermark at Watermark Sunday, May 14
Mother's Day Brunch at Commerce Street Grille at Commerce Street Grille Sunday, May 14
Jared McAlister at Whiskey Bent Saloon Sunday, May 14
Goodnight Moon at Nashville Children's Theatre Sunday, May 14
Nashville Sounds vs. Albuquerque Isotopes at First Tennessee Park Sunday, May 14
The Righteous Brothers at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Sunday, May 14
Alice Cooper at War Memorial Auditorium Sunday, May 14
Music Production Audio Suite at Nashville Public Library Sunday, May 14
Don Kelley & Friends at Robert's Western World Sunday, May 14
Run River North at 3rd and Lindsley Sunday, May 14
Cullen Greer at Nudie's Honky Tonk Sunday, May 14
Tim & Friends at Bootleggers Inn Sunday, May 14
B.J. Barham at City Winery Monday, May 15
Stacy Mitchhart Band at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Monday, May 15
Open Jam with The Corey Mac Show at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Monday, May 15
New Monday with Val Storey & Friends at Station Inn Monday, May 15
Nashville Drummer's Jam 10 at Cannery Ballroom Monday, May 15
Randy Moore at Bootleggers Inn Monday, May 15
Kelly Long at Nudie's Honky Tonk Monday, May 15
The Time Jumpers at 3rd and Lindsley Monday, May 15
Biff Kapow at Whiskey Bent Saloon Monday, May 15
Josh Hedley & The Hedliners at Robert's Western World Monday, May 15
Signing Story Time at Nashville Public Library Monday, May 15
Phoenix at Ryman Auditorium Monday, May 15
Senior Mondays at Frist Center for the Visual Arts Monday, May 15
Network After Work at George Jones Museum Tuesday, May 16
Grant Garland Trio at B.B. King's Blues Club & Restaurant Tuesday, May 16
Whitey Johnson at Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar Tuesday, May 16
Jonell Mosser & The Tajmaholics at Station Inn Tuesday, May 16
King's Kaleidoscope at Rocketown Tuesday, May 16
Levi Hummon at High Watt at Mercy Lounge Tuesday, May 16
Oregon Pinot Party at City Winery Tuesday, May 16
Rocky Bottom at Bootleggers Inn Tuesday, May 16
Kelly Long at Nudie's Honky Tonk Tuesday, May 16
Jack Pearson at 3rd and Lindsley Tuesday, May 16
The Disappointments at Whiskey Bent Saloon Tuesday, May 16
Tennessee High Top All-Stars at Robert's Western World Tuesday, May 16
Great Books Reading & Discussion Group at Nashville Public Library Tuesday, May 16
Georgia on my Mind at Ryman Auditorium Tuesday, May 16
Whose Live Anyway? at TPAC - Tennessee Performing Arts Center Tuesday, May 16
Thee Rock 'n' Roll Residency at Mercy Lounge Tuesday, May 16
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).
Music City Circuit
Getting around downtown is easy! Hop a ride to the Nashville Farmers' Market for lunch or to shop, catch happy hour in The Gulch, see the newest exhibit at the Frist, attend a concert at the Ryman, check out an art gallery, attend a Preds game ... the possibilities are endless. Music City Circuit makes it easy to travel to destinations around downtown! Click here for the route map. The best part? This service is free. Mobile apps, including Transit, will help you track the location of the Circuit, as well.
Large groups and events (500+) that are downtown May 10 - 24, 2017 include Association for Iron & Steel Technology 8,000 (8,000, May 8 - 11), Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (1,425, May 10 - 18), Emerald Expositions (2,000, May 15 - 21), and U.S. Foods, Inc. (2,000, May 15 - 17). For more information concerning conventions, call 615-259-4782. Click this link for a complete listing of Nashville conventions.