Fan Zone on Broadway

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Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl
FAN ZONE ON BROADWAY

This year, for the first time ever, the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl is turning Broadway into a two-day block party at the Fan Zone on Broadway!

Fans and locals alike are encouraged to visit us on Broadway for two days of food, drinks, activities, demos, music, and fun! Visiting the Fan Zone is free, and will include outdoor concerts, interactive games, and more!

→ Hours

The Fan Zone on Broadway will be open from 11 AM to 9 PM on December 29th and 9 AM to 9 PM on December 30th.

A full schedule of events, performances, and demonstrations will be available soon.

→ Food, Drink, and Fun

Fans will be able to take in local food and drink from some of our favorite Nashville restaurants and bars, with appearances and demonstrations by some of Nashville's top celebrity chefs.

Confirmed vendors are Broadway are as follows:

  • Athlon Sports
  • Broadway Entertainment
  • Coca-Cola
  • Hattie B’s Hot Chicken
  • Honky Tonk Central
  • Jack Daniel’s
  • Layla’s
  • Lyft
  • Orca Coolers
  • Puckett’s
  • Ram Trucks
  • Tootsie’s

→ Live Fire on Broadway

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In conjunction with Butchery Fresh, Creation Gardens will be hosting a live-fire cooking area on Thursday and Friday featuring some of the city's best chefs fanning the flames! Food will be offered for free to passerby's downtown celebrating this year's Bowl game. You might even learn a thing or two and elevate your tailgating game to the next level.

Hours for Live Fire on Broadway are from 11 AM to 3:30 PM on Thursday, December 29 and from 9 AM to 1 PM on game day, December 30.

December 29, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.:

Hrant Arakelian - New Concept Pending
Sal Avila - Prima
Jason Brumm - A.Ray
Nathan Duensing - Thompson Hotel
Steve Gustafson - Omni Hotel
Dave Harker - Omni Hotel
Edgar Pendley - Urban Grub
Perry Seal – Seal’s Southern Secrets
Michael Sullivan - Creekstone Farms
Dan Thompson - Creation Gardens
Bryan Weaver - Butcher & Bee
Andrew Whitney - Virago

Friday, December 30, 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.:

Jason Brumm - A. Ray Hospitality
Nathan Duensing - Thompson Hotel
Steve Gustafson - Omni Hotel
Dave Harker - Omni Hotel
Edgar Pendley - Urban Grub
Perry Seal – Seal’s Southern Secrets
Michael Sullivan - Creekstone Farms
Vivek Surti - VEA Supper Club
Dan Thompson - Creation Gardens
Andrew Whitney - Virago

We'd also like to recognize those providing food, including Berkwood Farms, Manchester Farms, Creekstone Farms, Black Hawk Farms, Joyce Farms, and Hudson Valley Farms.

→ Family Fun

Be sure to check out the Coca-Cola Refresh Zone, with games, photo opportunities and more.

While you're on Broadway, drop by your team's VIP Hospitality Tent (either the Tootsie's Huskers Lounge or the Honky Tonk Volunteer Central) and enjoy an exciting tailgate experience with locker room set-ups, TVs, team decor, and food and beverage available for purchase.

Nearby, be sure to check out the Wounded Warriors tent and help us send a special thank you to those who have served our country. Sign the Wall of Thanks and show your appreciation for the men and women in the armed forces.

At 4:00 PM on December 29th, at the stage at 1st and Broadway, be sure to see some of the world's best professional eaters compete in the Hattie B's Hot Chicken Eating World Championships with bragging rights and a grand prize of $750 on the line.

Before the game, enjoy a pep rally for each team, beginning with the ACC/Big Ten Pep Rally at 10:45 AM with the SEC Pep Rally at 11:30 AM.

→ Music

Let's not forget: this is Music City, right? At the stage at 1st and Broadway, fans will be treated to numerous FREE outdoor concerts and shows:

Oh, and you'll be on Broadway, so you'll be hearing some of the best Nashville has to offer - day and night - from our World Famous Honky Tonks!