We are so excited to have you in town! We are confident you will find plenty to do during your stay in Nashville. Not exactly sure what you want to do while you are in town? Take a look at some of our suggestions for your time in Nashville:
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Be sure to check out Whisky Bent, The Silver Dollar Saloon, Doc Holiday’s Saloon, Bootleggers Inn, Hard Rock Café and more!
Traveling with those under 21? No problem, head over to the Wildhorse Saloon on 2nd ave for some family fun all day long! If you are lucky, you may even get a line dance lesson to some of country music's most popular songs!
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What better way to relive the most wonderful time of the year than by visiting Gaylord Opryland’s Country Christmas? Gaylord Opryland Resort has more than 2 million twinkling lights, acres of larger-than-life decorations, live shows and exciting attractions.
You won’t want to miss:
- ICE! featuring The Nutcracker
- Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical
- Christmas dinner show with Grammy award-winning trio Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers!
Don’t miss the big hitting action inside Bridgestone Arena as the Nashville Predators take on the New York Rangers at 7:00pm.
Tuesday, December 29th
With the Bowl game only one day away we suggest rewarding yourself with a relaxing morning before heading down to Lower Broadway for a night of fun and music!
On your way to the festivities stop by the IntelliCentrics Ice Rink located at Bridgestone Winter Park. This ice rink is one of many events leading up to the 2016 NHL All-Star Game Weekend. Wear your team gear to receive 50% off of admission.
After you are done skating head down to 1st and Broadway for the 3rd Annual Hot Chicken Eating Contest. You will not believe how much Hattie B’s hot chicken these professionals will be able to eat in 3 minutes!
Following the Hot Chicken Eating contest will be the Battle of the Bands. One of our signature Bowl Week events, you will not want to miss each school’s marching band go head to head and perform their greatest songs. After each band has showcased their talents Big & Rich will take the stage for a special performance followed by SixWire.
Wednesday, December 30th
GAME DAY IS FINALLY HERE! With the 18th Annual Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl just hours away from kickoff, don’t miss out on all the exciting events!
Want to really spice things up today? Visit Hattie B’s Hot Chicken and try some for yourself. Hot Chicken is a type of fried chicken that is prepared with a blend of spicy seasoning and is a local specialty of Nashville.
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Start your day off on Broadway! Starting at 2:30pm the Texas A&M Band and cheerleaders will be on 1st and Broadway to pump fans up, followed by the Louisville Band and cheerleaders at 3:15
Pre-Game Tailgate Party
Let us plan the perfect tailgate for you! Join us for our official Pre-Game Tailgate Party in Lot R at Nissan Stadium! A ticket to this event includes unlimited food, soft drinks, beer, wine, and live entertainment with Chris Shrader! The party begins at 3:00pm.
The 18th Annual Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl kicks off at 6:00pm CST at Nissan Stadium!
Thursday, December 31st
Ring in the New Year and rock out with the old with Music City and thousands of your closest friends at Nashville’s New Year’s Eve party on Lower Broadway. A free concert, which takes place on Broadway between 1st and 6th avenues, includes performances by Kings of Leon, Chris Stapleton, Kelsea Ballerini, Sugar & The Hi-Lows, The Whigs, Wild Club, and LANco. After the performances you won’t want to miss the 15-foot-tall red Music Note Drop complete with fireworks, confetti, and a big welcome to 2016!