A running list of Nashville mayoral forums

Hear from the candidates running for Nashville’s mayor at upcoming forums in June and July. Election day is Thursday, Aug. 3.


Mark your calendars: Early voting for the Aug. 3 election in Davidson County begins Friday, July 14. | Photo by NASHtoday

Nashvillians will elect a new mayor in the general election on Thursday, Aug. 3. Find a list of Nashville mayoral forums below, along with the locations and hosts.

Pro tip: The events are free to attend, though most require guests to RSVP.

  • Nashville Mayoral Candidate Forum | Thursday, June 1 | 7 p.m. | West End Synagogue, 3810 West End Ave. | Hosted by: Nashville Jewish Social Justice Roundtable
  • Mayoral Forum | Saturday, June 3 | 1 p.m. | Pleasant Green Baptist Church, 1410 Jefferson St. | Hosted by: Black Nashville Assembly
  • Immigrant & Refugee Mayoral Forum | Monday, June 5 | 6 p.m. | Plaza Mariachi, 3955 Nolensville Pk. | Hosted by: Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition
  • Nashville Mayoral Forum | Wednesday, June 7 | 5:30 p.m. | Trevecca Nazarene University’s Boone Convocation Center |Hosted by: The Civic Design Center, Neighbor 2 Neighbor, Transit Alliance of Middle Tennessee, Urban Housing Solutions, and Walk Bike Nashville
  • Arts Equity Mayoral Candidate Forum | Wednesday, June 14 | 6:30 p.m. | Nashville Children’s Theatre, 25 Middleton St. | Co-sponsored by: ~100 arts organizations and individuals
  • Housing For All | Saturday, July 15 | 2 p.m. | Hosted by: Open Table Nashville and Renters Union Nashville

The Nashville Post, Nashville Scene + Nashville Banner (June 13), and The Tennessean (June 22 + July 6) will also host events with the candidates.

As a reminder, the voter registration deadline is Wednesday, July 5 + early voting begins Friday, July 14. Know of other forums that should be added to this list? Let us know.