EVENTS

Tuesdays, Fridays & Saturdays – Grand Ole Opry

Grand Ole Opry shows are performed every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday in March. Since 1925, country’s best have mesmerized audiences at the Opry, the show that made country music famous. While performances from both legendary entertainers and the latest country music acts are the norm, when you go to the Opry, you’ll also enjoy bluegrass bands, comedy, and more. See the new stars, superstars, and legends of country music on the stage where many of them got their start and some are experiencing the thrill for the very first time. Artists scheduled to appear this month include Luke Combs, Maddie & Tae, Trace Adkins, Chris Young, Blanco Brown, Chris Janson, the Charlie Daniels Band, Carly Pearce, and more! For Opry tickets and information visit opry.com or call (615) 871-OPRY.

Thursdays – Opry Country Classics

Beginning at the Opry and later emanating from the historic Ryman Auditorium during the spring season, Opry Country Classics is hosted by Opry member Larry Gatlin and features the country music the world knows best, performed by legends of the genre and the rising stars those legends have influenced. Catch the spring run Thursdays through May 28. For tickets and information, visit opry.com or call (615) 871-OPRY.

Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays – Winter Market

Nashville Farmers’ Market. 900 Rosa L Parks Boulevard. This Market features farmers, artisans and vendors selling pasture-raised meats, eggs, milk, cheese, lettuce, greens, winter produce, honey, mushrooms, baked goods, artisan foods, arts and crafts, body care products, jewelry, clothing and more. nashvillefarmersmarket.org

Saturdays & Sundays – The Marketplace

400 Davidson Street. This Marketplace offers a curated list of eclectic artisan, handmade, boutique, vintage, and craft goods and merchandise. They will also have plenty of food, treats, and hot drinks available to please your palette while you shop!
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Tuesdays Through Sundays – TN State Museum Highlights Tours

TN State Museum, 1000 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard. Our free Museum Highlights tour is a great way to see some never-before-seen artifacts and hear some of the great stories of Tennessee history. 2–2:45 pm (except for holidays). tnmuseum.org

Tuesday Evenings – Tipsy Tour

21c Museum Hotel Nashville, 221 2nd Avenue North. Curious about contemporary art? Learn about our current exhibition, Fragile Figures: Beings and Time. Grab a discounted drink 6–7 pm from the Tipsy Tour menu, and join us in the lobby at 7 pm to explore art with a guided tour.
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March 1 – Nashville Tango Marathon

Coco’s Event Center, 5105 Alabama Avenue. Shake off those winter blues with and enjoy three full days of tango, snacks, and, of course, dancers from all over. italianmarket.biz

March 1 – Nashville Lawn and Garden Show

Expo Center, The Fairgrounds Nashville. An acre of live gardens designed by some of middle Tennessee’s top landscape and garden companies will greet you at the main entrance of Nashville’s most beloved gardening event. More than 150 vendors in 250 vendor booths will be filled with garden décor, plants, flowers, lawn equipment, farmhouse crafts, and more. Get free advice and inspiration from experts on how to grow your favorite flowers, floral arranging, organic gardening techniques, and more. Animal ambassadors from Walden’s Puddle will be on hand, along with a butterfly house, farm animals from Safe Harbor Sanctuary, and a children’s tea party. Food trucks onsite. Admission: $12, Military with ID and Seniors $11, Children 12 and under $2. $5 parking. nashvillelawnandgardenshow.com

March 1 – Shop Black Nashville

Events at 624, 624 Jefferson Street. This vendor PopUp shopping experience promises fun and the opportunity to purchase unique treasures from local Nashville small businesses. Along with shopping, there will be food, refreshments, raffles, door prizes and discounts. shopblacknashville.com

March 6, 10, 20 – The Huckabee Show

30 Music Village Boulevard, Hendersonville. Be part of a live studio audience and enjoy news, music, entertainment and fun with former Governor of Arkansas, Mike Huckabee and his special guests! Tickets are free. For ages 16+. Seating at 6:30 pm. Walk-ins welcome! Register online or call 833-HUCKABEE for more info. huckabeetix.tv

March 7-April 5 – Cheekwood in Bloom

Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art, 1200 Forrest Park Drive. Celebrate all things spring with more than 150,000 blooming bulbs, Cheekwood Beer Garden, Dogs and Dogwoods, weekend activities including crafts, live music and tours, all filled with family fun! cheekwood.org

March 8 – Savage Series Fitness Class

Nashville Zoo at Grassmere, 3777 Nolensville Road. Workout with a furry (and sometimes scaly) fitness friend at Nashville Zoo’s Savage Series with CrossFit Hermitage! These 1-hour, beginner-friendly fitness classes are coach-led. Each class features a high-intensity interval training style workout focused on cardio and bodyweight exercises. Registration is $35 and includes Zoo admission. nashvillezoo.org

March 8 – Nashville International Women’s Day

The Parthenon, 2500 West End Avenue. Celebrate inclusion, equality, egalitarianism, multi-culturalism, and sisterhood. Under the watchful eyes of the pioneering Suffragists and Women’s Rights leaders represented by Alan LeQuire’s beautiful monument, and at the feet of the Greek Goddesses Athena and Nike, a host of performers and speakers will come together. intlwomensdaynashville.org

March 11-15 – SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament

Bridgestone Arena, 501 Broadway. See all 14 SEC teams compete in an 13-game tournament. The winning team will receive the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. For interactive games, live entertainment, and more, visit family friendly Sunkist Soda SEC Fanfare in Walk of Fame Park. bridgestonearena.com

March 12 – The Art of International Whiskey

War Memorial Auditorium, 301 Sixth Avenue North. Join us at this historic venue for an evening of whiskey appreciation and education led by Bobby Wegusen of San Francisco-based Hotaling & Co. Taste your way around the world with international whiskies and experience the rich variety each offers. Whether you are a whiskey connoisseur, interested in learning more about the art of whiskey, or simply want to try something new, this event is sure to please. wmarocks.com

March 14 – St. Patrick’s Music City Half Marathon

East Bank Landing, Nashville Riverfront. This year’s event will take you along the banks of the winding Cumberland River Greenway where you can enjoy the beautiful view of the Nashville skyline. Then reward your efforts with delicious post-race food and drinks. Bring the whole family for an active day!
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March 14 – The Bloody Mary Festival

Track One, 1211 4th Avenue South. Tickets include Nashville’s best Bloody Marys made by local bars and restaurants, food and drink tastes, one vote for The People’s Choice Award, temp tattoos, photo ops and more. General Admission $47.50. thebloodymaryfest.com

March 14-17 – Music City Irish Fest

Public Square Park, downtown. Don’t miss Nashville’s biggest St. Patrick’s Day Celebration ever! Nashville and Ireland have the two strongest music traditions in the world. It is only fitting that they join together to celebrate the best in music. Join us for free family-friendly culture and entertainment. Pets welcome. Food and drink onsite. musiccityirishfest.com

March 20 – Nashville Farmers’ Market Night Market

900 Rosa Parks Boulevard. Shop and dine with local artisans, restaurants and shops, locally raised meats, freshly baked desserts, seasonal cocktails, craft beer, local wine, and more! All are welcome for live music and family-friendly activities. Free admission, 5–9 pm. nashvillefarmersmarket.org

March 20-22 – Vintage Market Days of Nashville

The Fairgrounds Nashville 500 Wedgewood Avenue. This fun-filled weekend is an upscale vintage-inspired, juried event featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, food and more! Friday and Saturday 10 am–5 pm, Sunday 10 am–4 pm. Admission $6–$11; vintagemarketdays.com

March 21 – Nashville Soccer Club

First Tennessee Park. Kickoff on Nashville SC’s historic season began in 2018, and the team has continued to build its fanbase, averaging over 10,000 fans a game. The team plays Columbus Crew SC at 1 pm. Tickets $15-25. nashvillesc.com

March 21, 28 – Wildflower Hikes

Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary, 545 Beech Creek Road. The wildflowers are blooming and spring is here! Come enjoy all the colors this season offers as we hike the trails of Owl’s Hill. Watch the browns of winter give way to the spectrum of spring on this adult only hike. owlshill.org

March 22 – Illuminate Festival

Hilton Garden Inn, 9150 Carothers Parkway, Franklin. Connect with the finest local holistic wellness practitioners, products and amazing artisans. Try sample sessions, find crystals, jewelry, essential oils, spa products, gifts, and art. Free workshops! illuminatefestivals.com

March 27-29 – Nashville Flea Market

The Fairgrounds Nashville, 625 Smith Avenue. Indoors and outdoors! You’ll find a huge variety of gifts, antiques, collectibles, jewelry, arts and crafts, tools, housewares, handmade clothing, and hundreds of thousands of other items each month. Free admission; parking $5. thefairgrounds.com

March 28 – Food Truck Feast

400 Davidson Street. Get your smash on with some of Nashville’s best food trucks! Enjoy live music, beer, a skyline view and shopping with other local vendors at the indoor market on site. Free admission and free parking. contourgroupnashville.com

March 28 – Whiskey Warmer

1001 Westhaven Boulevard, Franklin. We’re bringing together 40 of our favorite labels of whiskey, bourbon and scotch, local food trucks, a cigar lounge and local bluegrass music to create a whiskey wonderland to welcome the warmer weather. Your ticket includes 15 whiskey samples. This event is 21+ and outdoors, so bundle up! whiskeywarmer.com