October PlanAhead: Your Nashville events calendar

October PlanAhead | Graphic by 6AM City

Happy October, Nashville. 🎃  If you’re anything like us, you’re ecstatic about the cooler weather, fall foliage, and all the spooky decor the horizon — and with all that excitement, you’re also looking for fun local events to attend. Read on for all the top events happening this month in Music City.

All month long

  • Cheekwood Harvest | Fri., Oct. 1-Mon., Nov. 1 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Cheekwood Estate & Gardens | $9+ | Celebrate fall with family-friendly events such as pumpkin picking, parades, virtual viewings + more. 
  • Boo at the Zoo | Oct. 15-17, 19-24 + 26-30 | 5-9 p.m. | Nashville Zoo | $18+ | Come dress up at the zoo + enjoy trick-or-treating for the kids, special animal shows, and more.
  • Keep A Breast Nashville Collection | Sat., Oct. 2-Sun., Oct. 31 | Times vary | Riverside Revival, 1600 Riverside Dr. | Free | An exhibition featuring painted casts from 80 local breast cancer survivors. 
  • St. Patrick’s Music City Run | Sat., Oct. 16-Mon., Oct. 25 | Times vary | Virtual | $35+ | Come out to this rescheduled event + share photos of yourself running with your dog to help end animal homlessness in Nashville. 
  • Fright Night Fridays | Every Friday | 7:30 p.m. | The Groove, 1103 Calvin Ave. | Free | Horror movie in the backyard with free popcorn 
  • Nashville Farmers Market | Daily | 8 a.m.-6 p.m. | Nashville Farmers Market, 900 Rosa L. Parks Blvd. | Free | A year round market with local produce, items + international food hall with over 24 restaurants and shops. 
  • Plaza Mariachi Flea Market | Every Sunday | 9 a.m-5 p.m. | Plaza Mariachi, 3955 Nolensville Pk. | Free | An outdoor market with a variety of items including food, clothing, furniture, tools, home items, toys + baby items. 
  • Thursday Night Out | Every Thursday | 5-9 p.m. | Cheekwood Estate & Gardens | $13+ | A night of live music + programming with scenic trails and bar stations

Oct. 1-3

Fri., Oct. 1 

  • Nashville Film Festival | Thurs., Sept. 30-Wed., Oct. 6 | Times vary | Various locations | $15+ | The 52nd annual event will feature in-person and virtual screenings, festival films, panels, Q&As, concerts + more. 
  • A Tennessee Weekend with Amy Grant | Fri., Oct. 1-Sun., Oct. 3 | Times vary | The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Rd. | $498+ | A weekend filled with activities, concerts + more, with proceeds benefiting Amy’s Farm for use by non-profit organizations. 
  • Harry Styles | Fri., Oct. 1 | 7 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $49.89+ | Love on Tour featuring Jenny Lewis
  • Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats | Fri., Oct. 1 | 6:45 p.m. | FirstBank Amphitheater | $40+ | Featuring the Bahamas + Tre Burt
  • John Hiatt and The Jerry Douglas Band | Fri., Oct. 1 | 8 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $25.50+ | Hear classic songs + hits from “Leftover Feelings.” 
  • Latin Fire with the Nashville Symphony | Fri., Oct. 1 | 8 p.m. | Schermerhorn Symphony Center | $35+ | A celebration of Latin American orchestral music featuring famous trumpeter José Sibaja + soprano Mónica Abrego.
  • Goat Yoga: Halloween Spooktacular | Fri., Oct. 1 | 10-11 a.m. | Goat Yoga Nashville, 9837 Split Log Rd. | $25 | Do yoga with baby goats in halloween costumes.
  • Carol Osborn in conversation with Harry Rick Moody | Fri., Oct. 1 | 2 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A discussion of  Carol Osborn’s newest book, “The Making of an Old Soul: Aging as the Fulfillment of Life’s Promises.” 

Sat., Oct. 2

  • Vanderbilt vs. UConn | Sat., Oct. 2 | 6:30 p.m. | Vanderbilt Stadium, Jess Neely Dr. | $30+ | Cheer for the commodores during Educator Appreciation Day, Cheer and Spirit Day + Family Weekend.
  • MTSU vs. Marshall University | Sat., Oct. 2 | 6 p.m. | Johnny “Red” Floyd Stadium, 1500 Greenland Dr. | $18+ | A game coinciding with Family Weekend, Blackout + Hall of Fame 
  • Nashville Predators vs. Tampa Bay Lightning | Sat., Oct. 2 | 7 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $15+ | The Preds will show off their skills against the defending Stanley Cup champions in this preseason game.
  • Sharon Cameron joined by J.T. Ellison | Sat., Oct. 2 | 6:30 p.m. | Parnassus Books, 3900 Hillsboro Pk. | Free | An interview and discussion about Sharon Camron’s latest YA novel, “Bluebird”
  • Exploring Nature Through Poetry Workshop | Sat., Oct. 2 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Cheekwood Estate & Gardens | $40+ | Learn how to practice mindfulness and incorporate it into your writing with instructor Melissa Jean, PhD.
  • Portrait Photography Workshop | Sat., Oct. 2 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Cheekwood Estate & Gardens | $36+ | Examine the art of William Edmonson with local photographers DaShawn Lewis + Kim Manson.
  • Summit: Existing in Silhouette | Sat., Oct. 2 | 1:30-5:30 p.m. | Frist Art Museum | Free | An event exclusively for college-aged Black women to analyze + discover the works of Kara Walker and how they relate to real life 
  • Dawes | Sat., Oct. 2 | 8 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $39.50+ | The band will perform its 7th studio album, “Good Luck With Whatever,” with special guest Erin Raes.
  • 8th Annual Old School BBQ Festival | Sat., Oct. 2-Sun., Oct. 3 | 2-11 p.m. | Riverfront Park | $60+ | Bring your own lawn chair for 2 days of live music, family fun + food.

Sun., Oct. 3 

  • Alice Cooper | Sun., Oct. 3 | 7:30 p.m. | Ascend Amphitheater | $25+ | A performance of his greatest hits with special guest Ace Frehley.
  • Rival Sons | Sun., Oct. 3 | 8 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $40+ | A performance of the band’s top hits with special guest Dorothy.
  • TN Honey Festival | Sun., Oct. 3 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park | $5+ | A unique festival that will feature live music, food trucks, honey vendors, kids activities + honey-inspired products
  • 8th Annual Old School BBQ Festival | Sat., Oct. 2-Sun., Oct. 3 | 2-11 p.m. | Riverfront Park | $60+ | Bring your own lawn chair for 2 days of live music, family fun + food.
  • Nashville Royal Princess Ball | Sun., Oct. 3 | 9 a.m. | Four Points by Sheraton Nashville, 760 Old Hickory Blvd. | $25+ | A day filled with stage performances, dancing, stories + picture opportunities with princesses 
  • Harvest Hootenanny | Sun., Oct. 3 | 4-8 p.m. | Immanuel Baptist Church, 222 Belle Meade Blvd. | Free | Bring your own picnic out for a fun time of a carnival game tournament, live music, face painting, photo booth + raffle.

Oct. 4-10

Mon., Oct. 4

  • Jesse Walter | Mon., Oct. 4 | 6:30 p.m. | Parnassus Books, 3900 Hillsboro Pk. | Free | The author will discuss his latest novel, “The Cold Millions,” during the 33rd annual Southern Book Festival.
  • InsideOut of the Lunch Box | Mon., Oct. 4 | 12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | An online panel discussion on the film “Walk Together Children,” which shares the history of the Fisk Jubilee Singers
  • WWE: Monday Night Raw | Mon., Oct 4 | 6:30 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $20+ | Top WWE fighters will compete live.
  • Modest Mouse | Mon., Oct. 4 | 7 p.m. | Ascend Amphitheater | $29.75+ | A performance with special guest Future Islands 
  • Drive-By Truckers | Mon., Oct 4 |  8 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $29.50+ | A performance with special guest Buffalo Nichols 

Tues., Oct. 5

  • Alix Harrow with Hannah Whitten | Tues., Oct. 5 | 6:30 p.m. | Parnassus Books, 3900 Hillsboro Pk. | Free | Alix Harrow will be discussing her new book, “A Spindle Splintered, during the 33rd annual Southern Book Festival.
  • Nashville Tip-Off Breakfast | Tues., Oct. 5 | 7-9 a.m. | Wellspire Center, 907 Gleaves St. | Free | Coaches from local universities will give the inside scoop on the local 2021-2022 women’s basketball season. 
  • Loteria Night | Tues., Oct. 5 | 6-8 p.m. | Plaza Mariachi, 3955 Nolensville Rd. | Free | Play the Mexican-style bingo game with a chance to win different prizes each week.
  • TV Girl | Tues., Oct. 5 | 8-11 p.m. | The High Watt, 1 Cannery Row | $15+ | A special 6.5-year anniversary show of the French Exit Tour with Jordana
  • New Faces Night | Tues., Oct. 5 | 8 p.m. | The Basement, 1604 8th Ave. S. | Free | Watch the newest acts making their way onto the music scene in Nashville.

Wed., Oct. 6

  • Armor Towles with Ann Patchett | Wed., Oct. 6 | 6 p.m. | Parnassus Books, 3900 Hillsboro Pk. | $33.50+ | A discussion with Armor Towles on his newest novel, “The Lincoln Highway,” and a copy of the book
  • Machine Gun Kelly | Wed., Oct. 6 | 7:30 p.m. | Ascend Amphitheater | $171+ | To My Downfall Tour with special guests JXDN + Carolesdaughter
  • Vaccination Drive + Happy Hour | Wed., Oct. 6 | 3:30-6:30 p.m. | BentoLiving Chestnut Hill, 321 Hart St. | Free | Come out for a COVID-19 vaccine — administered by the Metro Health Department — and enjoy drinks, specials + rooftop views.
  • Nashville Multifamily Update | Wed., Oct. 6 | 8-11 a.m. | Hutton Hotel | $100+ | Commercial real estate networking + business development opportunity 
  • Networking Mixer | Wed., Oct. 6 | 5-7 p.m. | Boombozz Craft Pizza & Taphouse, 1003 Russell St. | Free | Meet Tradebank regional owner Edward Fox + company president Robyn Nelson, along with other career professionals.
  • ‘Round the Garden Songwriter’s Night | Wed., Oct. 6 | 7-9 p.m. | 615 Nursery and Garden Center, 144 McGavock Pk. | Free | BYOB + enjoy original music from Caroline Sunny de Lone, Cole Miracle, Steven Diaz, Madeleine Kelson, and more.

Thurs., Oct. 7

  • Christina Pride and Jo Piazza | Thurs., Oct. 7 | 6:30 p.m. | Parnassus Books, 3900 Hillsboro Pk. | Free | Both authors will be in store discussing their new book, “We Are Not Like Them.
  • Pitbull | Thurs., Oct. 7 | 8 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $49.50 | The I Feel Good Tour featuring special guest Iggy Azalea
  • Madeon | Thurs., Oct. 7 | 8 p.m. | Marathon Music Works, 1402 Clinton St. | $30+ | Grammy-nominated electronic artist with special guest Devault
  • Songwriting Tune Up | Thurs., Oct. 7 | 3-5:15 p.m. | Country Music Hall of Fame | Free | A chance for young songwriters to work with professional musicians on their craft
  • Just Between Friends | Thurs., Oct. 7-Sat., Oct. 9. | Times vary | The Fairgrounds Nashville | Cost of Purchase | Find a large selection of kids items from clothes to toys, generally 50-90% less than retail prices.

Fri., Oct. 8

  • Discover DeFord at the Tennessee Craft Fair | Fri., Oct. 8 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Centennial Park | Free | Visit the Country Hall of Fame tent to learn about DeFord Bailey — “The Harmonica Wizard” — and pick up your own harmonica kit. 
  • Alan Jackson | Fri., Oct. 8 | 7:30 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $50.38+ | All previously-purchased tickets will be honored for this rescheduled show. 
  • Joe Bonamassa | Fri., Oct. 8 | 8 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $81+ | Skilled guitarist bringing his blues music to the Ryman 
  • bbno$ | Fri., Oct. 8 | 8 p.m. | Cannery Ballroom, 1 Cannery Row | $20+ | Lyrical rapper on his Eat Ya Veggies Tour with Shotgun Willy
  • The Music of Pink Floyd with the Nashville Symphony | Fri., Oct. 8 | 8 p.m. | Schermerhorn Symphony Center | $38+ | A rock band will join the symphony to play some of Pink Floyd’s greatest hits. 
  • Peter Pan | Fri., Oct. 8-Sun., Oct. 10 |  7 p.m. | Tennessee Performing Arts Center | $35+ | Escape to the magical world of Neverland with live chamber music scored by Philip Feeney.
  • American Art Deco: Designing for the People | Fri., Oct. 8 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Explore the transformative period through the arts in American history from 1918-1939.
  • Fall Tennessee Craft Fair | Fri., Oct. 8-Sun., Oct. 10 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Centennial Park | Free | Support local artists across the Volunteer State who make a wide variety of handmade products.
  • Oktoberfest at Von Elrod’s | Fri., Oct. 8-Sat., Oct. 9 | 4-9 p.m. Fri., 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sat. | 1004 4th Ave. N | Free | Enjoy local + international Oktoberfest and Märzen beers, stein-holding contests, homemade sausages, sides and fresh-baked pretzels, and a DJ in the outdoor beer garden — must be 21+ and vaccinated to attend.

Sat., Oct. 9

  • The Rolling Stones | Sat., Oct. 9 | 7:30 p.m. | Nissan Stadium | $66.50+ | You can’t always get what you want, but you can get tickets to The Stones’ “No Filter” Tour. 
  • Peter Pan | Fri., Oct. 8-Sun., Oct. 10 | 7 p.m. | Tennessee Performing Arts Center | $35+ | Escape to the magical world of Neverland with live chamber music scored by Philip Feeney.
  • An Evening with C.S. Lewis | Sat., Oct. 9 | 2 p.m. + 7:30 p.m. | James K. Polk Theater | $55+ | A telling of the late author’s life experiences starring David Payne
  • Nashville Predators vs. the Carolina Hurricanes | Sat., Oct. 9 | 4 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $20+ | Come out for the last pre-season game before the season opener.
  • 33rd Annual Southern Festival of Books | Sat., Oct. 9-Sun., Oct. 10 | Times vary | Parnassus Books + Virtual | Free | Various authors will discuss their newest works with panels, Q+A sessions and discussions.
  • Artist’s Perspective: Mary Sibande | Sat., Oct. 9 | 12-1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A guide through South African art + its history
  • Botanical Watercolors Workshop | Sat., Oct. 9 | 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Cheekwood Botanical Gardens | $48+ | A drawing + painting class featuring the chrysanthemum
  • St. Vincent | Sat., Oct. 9 | 7:30 p.m. | Ascend Amphitheater | $29.75+ | On the Daddy’s Home World Tour
  • Joe Bonamassa | Sat., Oct. 9 | 8 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $81+ | Skilled guitarist bringing his blues music to the Ryman 
  • Embellished Instruments | Sat., Oct. 9 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | Country Music Hall of Fame | Free | Kids can learn about the design of many instruments in the museum + design their own paper guitar.
  • Fall Tennessee Craft Fair | Fri., Oct. 8-Sun., Oct. 10 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Centennial Park | Free | Support local artists across the Volunteer State who make a wide variety of

Sun., Oct. 10

  • 33rd Annual Southern Festival of Books | Sat., Oct. 9-Sun., Oct. 10 | Times vary | Virtual | Free | A plethora of authors discussing their newest works with panels, Q&A sessions + discussions
  • Discover DeFord at the Tennessee Craft Fair | Sun., Oct. 10 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Centennial Park | Free | Visit the Country Hall of Fame tent to learn about DeFord Bailey — “The Harmonica Wizard” — and pick up your own harmonica kit. 
  • Peter Pan | Fri., Oct. 8-Sun., Oct. 10 | 7 p.m. | Tennessee Performing Arts Center | $35+ | Escape to the magical world of Neverland with live chamber music scored by Philip Feeney.
  • H.E.R | Sun., Oct. 10 | 7:30 p.m. | FirstBank Amphitheater | $31+ | Young superstar coming off 2 recently sold-out shows at the Hollywood Bowl
  • Mithcell Tenpenny | Sun., Oct. 10 | 8 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $30+ | To Us It Did tour with special guest Drew Green
  • Embellished Instruments | Sun., Oct. 10 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Country Music Hall of Fame | Free | Kids can learn about the design of many instruments in the museum + design their own paper guitar.
  • Fall Tennessee Craft Fair | Fri., Oct. 8-Sun., Oct. 10 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Centennial Park | Free | Support local artists across the Volunteer State who make a wide variety of handmade products.

Oct. 11-17

Mon., Oct. 11 

  • Chibundu Onuzo with Leah Johnson | Mon., Oct. 11 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The author will discuss her new novel, “Sanokfa.” 
  • Boz Scaggs | Mon., Oct. 11 | 7:30 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $59.50 | Performing hits on his Out of the Blues Tour
  • Comedy for a Cause | Mon., Oct. 11 | 6-8 p.m. | Rocketown, 601 4th Ave. S. | $250+ | Watch comedian Keith Alberstadt perform while helping youth in the local community.
  • Heal Humphreys County | Mon., Oct. 11 | 6 p.m. | Franklin Theater, 419 Main St. | $25+ | Performances by stand-up comedian Josh Wolf + live podcast by Caroline Hobby + Tayla Lynn and Tre Witty, benefitting Humphreys County
  • Mini Rangers Fall Camp | Mon., Oct. 11 | 9-11:30 a.m. | Wilderness Station, 401 Volunteer Rd. | $30 | Environmental education activities paired with camp experiences such as arts and crafts, stories by the campfire + s’mores
  • Chinese Dining Adventure | Mon., Oct. 11 | 6 p.m. | Lucky Bamboo China Bistro, 5855 Charlotte Pike | $25 | Lucky Bamboo will offer a multi-course Chinese meal partially benefiting the Chinese Arts Alliance of Nashville.

Tues., Oct. 12

  • Dr. Frank Boehm | Tues., Oct. 12 | 6:30 p.m. | Parnassus Books, 3900 Hillsboro Pk. | Free | Former Vanderbilt faculty member will discuss his book, “Is Your Life Successful?”
  • Panel Discussion: Suiting The Sound | Tues., Oct. 12 | 7-8:15 p.m. | Country Music Hall of Fame | Free | A panel with industry experts discussing the unique look of the “rhinestone cowboy” and its impact throughout history
  • Backstage Live | Tues., Oct. 12 | 7:30 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $77+ | The Daily Wire hosts Ben Shapiro, Cnadace Owens + more to discuss current events
  • Fall Market & Arts Festival | Tues., Oct. 12 | 7 a.m.-12 p.m. | Lane Agri-Park, 315 John R Rice Blvd. | Cost of Purchase | Browse a selection of local food items + crafted creations from artists and farmers in Middle Tennessee.
  • Connecting the Dots — Toddler & Me | Tues., Oct. 12 | 10-10:45 a.m. | Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd. | $45 | Parents can participate with their toddlers on learning basic musical concepts along with storytelling.
  • Old Crow Medicine Show  | Tues., Oct. 12 | 7 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry | $50+ | Performing with special guests Henry Cho, Dom Flemons + Ray Stevens

Wed., Oct. 13

  • Sam Quinones | Wed., Oct. 13 | 6:30 p.m. | Parnassus Books, 3900 Hillsboro Pk. | Free | The author will discuss his newest non-fiction novel, “The Least of Us: True Tales of America and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl and Meth.”
  • Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience | Wed., Oct. 13 | 7:30 p.m. | Andrew Jackson Hall, 505 Deaderick St. | $52.50+ | TLC’s Long Island Medium will be sharing personal experiences while helping the audience find comfort. 
  • Angels & Airwaves | Wed., Oct. 13 | 7:30 p.m. | Marathon Music Works, 1402 Clinton St. | $38+ | Performing with Bad Suns + 1990Nowhere
  • The 502s | Wed., Oct. 13 | 9 p.m. | The Basement, 1604 8th Ave. S. | $10+ | Performing with Samuel Herb
  • Halloween Candy & Wine Pairing | Wed., Oct. 13 | 6 p.m. | City Winery, 609 Lafayette St. | $35 | Ticket includes a flight of 4 housemade wines, 2 types of candy with each wine + guidance by winemaker Michelle Folleta Bell.
  • Bridesmaids | Wed., Oct. 13 | 7 p.m. | Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park | $10 | Enjoy food trucks, craft brews, and a pre-movie DJ performance

Thurs., Oct. 14

  • The Gatlin Brothers | Thurs., Oct. 14 | 7 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry | $50+ | Performing with the Malpass Brothers + Maggie Rose
  • Nashville Preds vs. Seattle Kraken | Thurs., Oct. 14 | 7 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $69+ | Season debut against the Seattle Kraken
  • Michelle Jones Coles with Judge Sheila Calloway | Thurs., Oct. 14 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Michelle will discuss her newest novel, “Black Was the Ink.”
  • Frist At Home: American Art Deco | Thurs., Oct. 14 | 1:30-2 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Explore the Frist’s newest art exhibition.
  • Creative Zone: Hip Hats | Thurs., Oct. 14 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Country Music Hall of Fame | Cost of admission | Young designers can come create their own country hats while exploring the museum. 
  • Nashville Jewish Film Festival | Thurs., Oct. 14-Thurs., Nov. 11 | Times vary | Virtual | $8+ | Films will be available to stream for 48 hours.
  • TaiChi for Beginners | Thurs., Oct. 14 | 10-11 a.m. | Bellevue Community Center, 7638 Hwy 70 S. | Learn stances, walking, and beginning forms of TaiChi.

Fri., Oct. 15

  • Opry Plaza Party | Fri., Oct. 15 | 5 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry | Free | Come to the plaza for music, food, drinks + more.
  • Allison Moorer | Fri., Oct. 15 | 6:30 p.m. | Parnassus Books, 3900 Hillsboro Pk. | Free | The author will discuss her new book, “I Dream He Talks to Me.”
  • Lewis Black | Fri., Oct. 15 | 7 p.m. | James K. Polk Theater, 505 Deaderick St. | $29.50+ | The comedian will perform his It Gets Better Every Day Tour
  • Nitro Circus Live | Fri., Oct. 15 | 7 p.m. | First Horizon Park | $35+ | A night filled with stunts, tricks, + style from extreme athletes 
  • Tennessee Pow Wow | Fri. Oct. 15-Sun., Oct. 17 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Long Hunter State Park, 2910 Hobson Pk. | $4+ | An educational experience around Tennessee’s Native American history with vendors, activities + dance competitions

Sat., Oct. 16

  • Lewis Black | Sat., Oct. 16 | 7 p.m. | James K. Polk Theater, 505 Deaderick St. | $29.50+ | The comedian will perform his It Gets Better Every Day Tour.
  • Songwriter Session: Sharon Vaughn | Sat., Oct. 16 | 12-12:45 p.m. | Country Music Hall of Fame | Cost of admission | The musician will take the stage in the Ford Theater to perform some of the biggest hits in the music industry she helped write.
  • TSU vs. Tennessee Tech | Sat., Oct. 16 | 2 p.m. | Nissan Stadium | $20+ | A clear bag policy is in effect for this game.
  • Nashville Predators vs. the Carolina Hurricanes | Sat., Oct. 16 | 7 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $50+ | Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test is required.
  • Pick Your Own Bouquet Workshop | Sat., Oct. 16 | 10-11:30 a.m. | Cheekwood Estate & Gardens | $24+ | Learn how to prepare your flower garden for the winter with the Nashville Rose Society.
  • Beginner Ceramics Workshop | Sat., Oct. 16 | 12-3 p.m. | Cheekwood Estate & Gardens | $52+ | Get an overview of the clay pottery creation process + create 2-3 pieces of your own.
  • Teen ARTlab: Patterned Textiles | Sat., Oct. 16 | 1-4 p.m. | Frist Art Museum, Studio C | Free | Teens ages 13-19 can come learn the basics skills for designing + making their own patterned textiles.
  • Nashville Humane’s Dog Day | Sat., Oct. 16 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Centennial Park | $8+ | Join a day of dog-centered activities including a costume contest, pupper parade, demonstrations + more in benefit of the Nashville Humane Society. 
  • Light the Nations | Sat., Oct. 16 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | 51st Ave. | Cost of purchase | This family-friendly event celebrating the Nations features live music, over 50 local vendors, luminary bag decorating, and more.

Sun., Oct. 17

  • Zac Brown Band | Sun., Oct. 17 | 7 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $55+ | After a 14-month hiatus, the band returns with Devin Dawson + Ashland Craft on The Comeback Tour.
  • Earth Wind & Fire | Sun., Oct. 17 | 7:30 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $40.50+ | The Ryman will become a boogie wonderland for the night. 
  • An Evening with Over the Rhine | Sun., Oct. 17 | City Winery | The duo will be joined by Nashville’s Carolina Story
  • Creative Zone: Hip Hats | Sun., Oct. 17 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Country Music Hall of Fame | Cost of admission | Young designers can come create their own country hats while exploring the museum. 
  • Sunset Swim | Sun., Oct. 17 | 5 p.m.- 12 a.m. | Virgin Hotels Nashville | Cost of purchase | Swim in the rooftop pool while enjoying beats by Rod and Coach.
  • Self Care Sunday | Sun., Oct. 17 | 12-3 p.m. | The Local Distro, 614 Garfield St. | $25+ | Treat yourself to yoga, mimosas, brunch + more. 
  • Opera in the Park | Sun., Oct. 17 | 3-4 p.m. | Centennial Park | Free | Bring lawn chairs and blankets + enjoy a free performance by the Nashville Opera on the Great Lawn.

Oct. 18-24

Mon., Oct. 18

  • Tennessee Titans vs. Buffalo Bills | Mon., Oct. 18 | 7:15 p.m. | Nissan Stadium | $267+ | The game can also be streamed on ESPN.
  • InsideOut Theater Workshop | Mon., Oct. 18 | 6:30-8 p.m. | TM Productions Studio, 630 Rundle Ave. | $25 | Learning about the art and practice of theater 
  • Crumb | Mon., Oct. 18 | 8 p.m. | Brooklyn Bowl Nashville, 925 3rd Ave. N. | $25+ | Performing with special guest Duendita.
  • Mike Henderson Band | Mon., Oct. 18 | 9:30 p.m. | The Bluebird Cafe | $15+ | Performing with Micheal Rhodes + Kevin McKendree.
  • Upward Network Event | Mon., Oct. 18-Wed., Oct. 20 | Various Times | Hilton Nashville Downtown, 121 4th Ave. S. | $899+ | 3 days of networking, wealth building + leadership growth

Tues., Oct. 19

  • Nashville Predators vs. the Los Angeles Kings | Tues., Oct. 19 | 7 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $30+ | Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test is required.
  • Sophomore Novel Panel | Tues., Oct. 19 | 6:30 p.m. | Parnassus Books, 3900 Hillsboro Pk. | Learn about the challenges in writing a second book from Rachel Beanland, Blair Hurley, Claire Gibson + Lauren Francis-Sharma.
  • The Band’s Visit | Tues., Oct. 19-Sun., Oct. 24 | Times vary | Andrew Jackson Hall, 505 Deaderick St. | The 10-time Tony Award winning musical will be in Nashville for a limited time., this musical comes to Nashville for a limited time
  • GMA Dove Awards | Tues., Oct. 19 | 6:30 p.m. | Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena, 3901 Granny White Pk. | $59+ | An evening celebrating excellence in Christian + Gospel music
  • An Evening With the Victor Wooten Band | Tues., Oct. 19 | 8 p.m. | City Winery, 609 Lafayette St. | $40+ | Bass master showcasing his musical philosophies 
  • Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit | Tues., Oct. 19 | 8 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $49.75 + | Performing with special guest Amythyst Kiah.
  • Charleston Open Source Virtual Career Fair | Tues., Oct. 19 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Meet some of Charleston’s top tech companies and learn more about available positions + how to grow your career in Charleston’s tech industry. Ⓟ

Wed., Oct. 20

  • Nashville SC vs. Columbus Crew | Wed., Oct. 20 | 7:30 p.m. | Nissan Stadium | $16+ | A clear bag policy is in effect for all home games.
  • [email protected] Speaker Series | Wed., Oct. 20 | 6:15 p.m. | Montgomery Bell Academy, 4001 Harding Pk. | $34+ | Ann Patchett will be with Elizabth Strout + Susan Orleans discussing their new novels, “Oh WIlliam!” and “On Animals.”
  • Gilberto Santa Rosa | Wed., Oct. 20 | 7:30 p.m. | War Memorial Auditorium | $39.50+ | An evening with one of the most successful Latin music vocalists in the world
  • Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit | Wed., Oct. 20 | 8 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $49.75 + | Performing with special guest Shemekia Copeland.
  • Knee-High Naturalists | Wed., Oct. 20 | 10-11:30 a.m. | Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary, 545 Beech Creek Rd. S. | $81 | Children ages 3-5 can explore nature and learn about the local environment.
  • TaiChi | Wed., Oct. 20 | 10-11 a.m. | Sevier Park | $4 | Learn basic breathing exercises and stances for beginners.

Thurs., Oct. 21

  • Nashville Predators vs. New York Rangers | Thurs., Oct. 21 | 7 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $55+ | Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test is required.
  • Thirsty Third Thursdays | Thurs., Oct. 21 | 5-9 p.m. | Cheekwood Estate & Gardens | $20+ | Hop from bar to bar in the gardens sampling 4 signature cocktails.
  • Frist at Home: American Art Deco | Thurs., Oct. 21 | 1:30-2 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A look into the current exhibit examining design in the 1920s + 30s
  • Beethoven’s First | Thurs., Oct. 21 | 7 p.m. | Schermerhorn Symphony Center | $40+ | Paired with a winds + organ showcase by the Nashville Symphony
  • LANY | Thurs., Oct. 21 | 7:30 p.m. | Ascend Amphitheater | $29.50+ | Performing with special guests keshi + Alana Springsteen
  • Patti Smith and Her Band | Thurs., Oct. 21 | 7:30 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $49.75+ | Performing her classic hits that have spanned over 5 decades.

Fri., Oct. 22

  • Chris Stapleton | Fri., Oct. 22 | 7 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $90+ | The “Tennessee Whiskey” and “Broken Halos” singer will be joined by the Marcus King Band and Yola. 
  • X Ambassadors | Fri., Oct. 22 | 8 p.m. | Brooklyn Bowl Nashville, 925 3rd Ave. N. | $30+ | Performing with SCARYPOOLPARTY + Taylor Janzen
  • Beethoven’s First | Fri., Oct. 22 | 8 p.m. | Schermerhorn Symphony Center | $40+ | Paired with a winds + organ showcase by the Nashville Symphony
  • The Boro Tattoo Festival | Fri., Oct. 22-Sun., Oct., 24 | 2-10 p.m. | MID-TEN Expo Center, 1660 Middle Tennessee Blvd., Murfreesboro | Cost of purchase | Featuring over 90 national tattoo artists, live entertainment, contests, competitions + more.
  • Latin Night | Fri., Oct. 22 | 6-10 p.m. | The Marketplace in East Nashville, 400 Davidson St. | Cost of Purchase | Come for a night of Laltin culture, with food, music + dancing
  • Donnie Baker | Fri., Oct. 22 | 9:15 p.m. | Zanies, 2025 8th Ave. S. | $25 | Hear about the hilarious stories from his life and characters in it.
  • The Boro Tattoo Festival  | Fri., Oct. 22-Sun., Oct., 24 | 11 a.m.-10 p.m. | MID-TEN Expo Center, 1660 Middle Tennessee Blvd., Murfreesboro | Cost of purchase | Featuring over 90 national tattoo artists, live entertainment, contests, competitions + more.
  • Dorie Greenspan | Fri., Oct. 22 | 6 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Dorie Greenspan, author of “Baking with Dorie,” will discuss her book in conversation with singer-songwriter Michelle Branch.

Sat., Oct. 23

  • Making Strides of Nashville | Sat., Oct. 23 | 8 a.m. | Nissan Stadium | Free | Sign up solo or as a team to participate in fundraising for the American Cancer Society’s breast cancer research and services.
  • Vanderbilt Commodore vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs | Sat., Oct. 23 | Time TBA | Vanderbilt Stadium, Jess Neely Dr. | $40+ | Cheer for the commodores during Homecoming + Reunion weekend.
  • Music City Pickle Paw Classic | Sat., Oct. 23-Sun., Oct. 24 | Times vary | Centennial Sportsplex | $40 | Register to compete in a variety of age and skill levels. 
  • Beethoven’s First | Sat., Oct. 23 | 8 p.m. | Schermerhorn Symphony Center | $40+ | Paired with a winds + organ showcase by the Nashville Symphony
  • The Boro Tattoo Festival  | Fri., Oct. 22-Sun., Oct., 24 | 11 a.m.-6 p.m. | MID-TEN Expo Center, 1660 Middle Tennessee Blvd., Murfreesboro | Cost of purchase | Featuring over 90 national tattoo artists, live entertainment, contests, competitions, and more.
  • Nurse Blake: The PTO Comedy Tour | Sat., Oct. 23 | 8-10 p.m. | Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum | $34.50+ | The registered nurse, podcaster, and social media influencer will share candid stories + perform live sketches during the show.
  • Halloween Pooch Parade | Sat., Oct. 23 | 11:15 a.m. + 2:45 p.m. | Cheekwood Estate & Gardens | $13+ | Dress up your pup in costume and enjoy dog-friendly vendors, a parade, and costume contests.
  • Song And Story Time: El Día De Los Muertos | Sat., Oct. 23 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum | $17.95+ | Learn about the Mexican holiday Día de los Muertos in this bilingual program with musician Rachel Rodriguez.
  • Chris Stapleton | Sat., Oct. 23 | 7 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $138+ | The “Tennessee Whiskey” and “Broken Halos” singer will be joined by the Marcus King Band and Yola. 
  • Centennial Craft Fest | Sat., Oct. 23-Sun., Oct. 24 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Centennial Park | Cost of purchase | Shop from over 100 local artisans + enjoy food, live music, and kids activities.
  • Haunted Museum Storytelling Festival 2021 | Sat., Oct. 23 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Tennessee State Museum | Free | Listen to ghost stories, play lawn games, and watch performances by the Nashville Puppet Truck
  • Firefly Artisan Fair | Sat., Oct. 23 | 5-9 p.m. | The Clay Lady’s Campus, 1416 Lebanon Pk. | A night market that not only allows you to shop over 40 local vendors, but have hands-on experience in the creation of art
  • OkTurnerFest | Sat., Oct. 23 | 6 p.m. | Tennessee Brew Works, 809 Ewing Ave. | $75+ | Enjoy live music + whiskey and craft beer tastings with proceeds from ticket sales benefitting the National Museum of African American Music.
  • Homestead Halloween | Sat., Oct. 23 | 1-5 p.m. | The Basement parking lot | Free | Andrew Leahey & the Homestead will host an album release + mini Halloween party for all ages that includes live music, tarot card readings, candy, vendors, and more.

Sun., Oct. 24

  • Tennessee Titans vs. Kansas City Chiefs | Sun., Oct. 24 | 12 p.m. | Nissan Stadium | $200+ | The game will also be broadcast on CBS.
  • MasterChef Live | Sun., Oct. 24 | 6 p.m. | TPAC, James K. Polk Theater | $27+ | Watch cooking demonstrations and other culinary challenges at this family-friendly show inspired by MasterChef and MasterChef Junior.
  • The Hot Sardines | Sun., Oct. 24 | 8 p.m. | Schermerhorn Symphony Center | $35+ | The New York-based ensemble will perform without the Nashville Symphony.
  • Creative Zone: Outlaws Bandanas And Braids | Sun., Oct. 24 | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum | $17.95+ | Customize your own bandana inspired by Willie Nelson’s signature look
  • Dave Chappelle and Joe Rogan | Sun., Oct. 24 | 7 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $73+ | A negative COVID-19 test or proof of vaccination is required for entry.
  • Steve Martin and Martin Short | Sun., Oct. 24 | 7:30 p.m. | Grand Ole Opry House | $59.50 | The actors and comedians will be joined by Steve Babko and The Steep Canyon Rangers.
    Centennial Craft Fest | Sat., Oct. 23-Sun., Oct. 24 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Centennial Park | Cost of purchase | Shop from over 100 local artisans + enjoy food, live music, and kids activities.
  • Oktoberfest | Sun., Oct 24 | 12-4 p.m. | Bloomsbury Farm, 9398 Del Thomas Rd. | Cost of purchase | The 12 South Farmers Market is hosting a special market with live music, food and drink, and local vendors.

Oct. 25-31

Mon., Oct. 25

  • InsideOut Theater Workshop | Mon., Oct. 25 | 6:30-8 p.m. | TM Productions Studio, 630 Rundle Ave. | $25 | Learning about the art and practice of theater.
  • Jamise Harper and Jane Mount | Mon., Oct. 25 | 6:30 p.m. | Parnassus Books | Free | Authors Jamise Harper and Jane Mount will discuss their new book, “Bibliophile: Diverse Spines.”
  • The Doobie Brothers | Mon., Oct. 25 | 7:30 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $88.50+ | The GRAMMY-award winning band is making a stop in Nashville on its 50th anniversary tour.
  • Girls of Nashville | Mon., Oct. 25 | 7 p.m. | City Winery | $25+ | A songwriters’ night hosted by Caitlyn Smith, Heather Morgan, and Mags Duval
  • TEDxNashville Resilience: Coming Home | Mon., Oct. 25 | 7-9 p.m. | Analog at the Hutton Hotel | $50 | Sugarland’s Kristian Bush will serve as the emcee the fourth event in TEDxNashville’s year-long series on resilience

Tues., Oct. 26

  • FYI Naturalist: Trees of Warner Parks | Tues., Oct. 26 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Learn about trees in Warner Parks
  • Nashville Preds vs. San Jose Sharks | Tues., Oct. 26 | 7:30 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $28+ | If you can’t make it to the game, watch via ESPN+
  • Jack Harlow | Tues., Oct. 26 | 8:30 p.m. | Marathon Music Works | $29.50+ | The rapper’s “Crème de la Crème” Tour featuring Babyface Ray and Mavi
  • Tenille Arts | Tues., Oct. 26 | 8 p.m. | 3rd and Lindsley | $15 | Canadian country music singer will play an all-ages show
  • 2nd Annual Pumpkin Painting | Tues., Oct. 26 | 6-8 p.m. | John A’s, 2421 Music Valley Dr. | $15 | Pumpkins, aprons, and paint are included in admission
  • Modern Calligraphy for Beginners | Tues., Oct. 26 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Honest Coffee Roasters, 3820 Charlotte Ave. | $70 | Sip on coffee or tea + learn the basics of calligraphy
  • 16th Annual Sweet Tooth Auction | Tues., Oct. 26 | 9 a.m. | Crye-Leike Realtors, 1285 N. Mt. Juliet Rd., Mount Juliet | Cost of purchase | Enjoy a light breakfast followed by an auction benefiting local United Way charities

Wed., Oct. 27

  • Elevation Nights | Wed., Oct. 27 | 7 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $19.50+ | A tour featuring Elevation Worship + Elevation Church’s Steven Furtick 
  • Surfaces | Wed., Oct. 27 | 7:15 p.m. | Marathon Music Works, 1402 Clinton St. | $25+ | The Texas-based duo will perform with Verzache + Public Library Commute.
  • Horticultured: Immunity Potions | Wed., Oct. 27 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Graduate Nashville, 101 20th Ave. N. | $25 | A workshop led by Leah Larabell that teaches the benefits of herbs + how to work with them
  • FAM: Family and Adoption Ministry Monthly Gathering | Wed., Oct. 27 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Brentwood Baptist Church, 7777 Concord Rd. | Free | An event to educate the community on fostering and adoption + how to help children and families in need
  • BLS-First Aid Combo | Wed., Oct. 27 | 5:30 p.m. | CPR Nashville, 600 Old Hickory Blvd. | $156 | A class for CPR + first aid certifications 
  • Nate Bargatze | Wed., Oct. 27 | 7 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $39.75+ | The Tennessee-based comedian will perform his “Raincheck Tour.” 
  • Coin | Wed., Oct. 27 | 8 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $27.50+ | The alt-pop band behind the breakout single “Talk Too Much” will perform with special guest Valley.

Thurs., Oct. 28

  • Ivan Maisel | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 6:30 p.m. | Parnassus Books, 3900 Hillsboro Pk. | Free | The author will discuss his newest novel, “I Keep Trying to Catch His Eye.” 
  • Frist at Home: American Art Deco | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 1:30-2 p.m. | Virtual | Free | A virtual tour of the art currently being displayed in the museum
  • Family Program: Songwriting Tune-Up | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 3-5:15 p.m. | Country Music Hall of Fame | Free | A workshop for young songwriters to work with professionals and hone their craft
  • The Hives | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 8 p.m. | Brooklyn Bowl Nashville, 925 3rd Ave. N. | $29.50+ | The Swedish rock band will perform with Nicole Atkins & The Family.
  • Shannon and The Clams | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 8 p.m. | The Basement East, 917 Woodland St. | $16.50+ | The band will perform with Thelma & The Sleaze.
  • Nate Bargatze | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 7 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $35+ | The Tennessee-based comedian will perform his “Raincheck Tour.” 

Fri., Oct. 29

  • Paige Crutcher | Fri., Oct. 29 | 3-4 p.m. | Parnassus Books, 3900 Hillsboro PK. | Free | The author will discuss her newest novel, “The Orphan Witch.”
  • The Princess Bride in Concert | Fri., Oct. 29 | 7 p.m. | Schermerhorn Symphony Center | $40+ | The Nashville Symphony will perform the musical score from the film. 
  • NEEDTOBREATHE | Fri., Oct. 29 | 7 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $30.15+ | The band will perform with Switchfoot + The New Respects on the “Into The Mystery” Tour.
  • Greensky Bluegrass | Fri., Oct. 29 | 7:30 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $35+ | The bluegrass stars will perform with Lindsay Lou.
  • TAUK | Fri., Oct. 29 | 8:30 p.m. | The Basement East, 917 Woodland St. | $16+ | The band will perform with Three Star Revival on the “Chaos Companion” Tour.
  • Trick or Drink: Nashville Halloween Bar Crawl | Fri., Oct. 29-Sun., Oct. 31 | Locations vary | $15+ | Pick up wristbands at Famous Nashville (110 2nd Ave N) + enjoy food and drink specials at venues bars downtown.
  • Dark Masquerade Pop Halloween Show & Costume Party | Fri., Oct. 29 | 8 p.m. | Mercy Lounge, 1 Cannery Row | $10+ | A Halloween-themed celebration of art, music, and community

Sat., Oct. 30

  • The Princess Bride in Concert | Sat., Oct. 30 | 7 p.m. | Schermerhorn Symphony Center | $40+ | The Nashville Symphony will perform the musical score from the film. 
  • Greensky Bluegrass | Sat., Oct. 30 | 7:30 p.m. | Ryman Auditorium | $35+ | The bluegrass stars will perform with Lindsay Lou.
  • Nashville Ultra Marathon | Sat., Oct. 30 | 7 a.m. | Cornelia Fort Airpark, 2640 Airpark Rd. | $90+ | A portion of all registration fees will go to Friends of Shelby Park + East Nasty Running Club.
  • The US Hockey Hall of Fame Game | Sat., Oct. 30 | 7 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $61+ | A special game featuring the University of North Dakota vs. Penn State.
  • Yoga on the Deck | Sat., Oct. 30 | 9:30-10:45 a.m. | Beaman Park Nature Center, 5911 Old Hickory Blvd. | Free | A yoga class led by instructor Robyn Haynes.
  • Nashville Predators vs. New York Islanders | Sat., Oct. 30 | 12:30 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena | $50+ | Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test is required for attendance. 
  • Vanderbilt vs. Missouri Tigers | Sat., Oct. 30 | TBA | Vanderbilt University | $35+ | A clear bag policy will be in effect for this game.
  • TSU vs. Murray State Racers | Sat., Oct. 30 | 5 p.m. | Nissan Stadium | $25+ | A clear bag policy will be in effect for this game.
  • MTSU vs. Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles | Sat., Oct. 30 | 2:30 p.m. | $18+ | A clear bag policy will be in effect for this game. 
  • El Dia de los Muertos | Sat., Oct. 30 | TBA | $16+ | A celebration that includes traditional music, dancing, art activities + authentic cuisine
  • Halloween Bar Crawl Nashville: Upside Down | Sat., Oct. 30 | 5 p.m.-2 a.m. | Headquarters Beercade Nashville, 114 2nd Ave. S. | $20+ | Tour Broadway on the eve of Halloween + enjoy food and drink discounts, live music, giveaways, and an afterparty.
  • Susan G. Komen More Than Pink Walk | Sat., Oct. 30 | 9:50-10:45 a.m. | Virtual | Free | Fundraise, join the live opening ceremony, and walk wherever you are in support of breast cancer research.
  • AHHH! Acme Halloween Party 2021 | Sat., Oct. 30 | 6 p.m.-2 a.m. | Acme Feed & Seed | $15 | Come out for a costume contest, spooky cocktails, live music, and 4 themed floors.
  • Trick or Drink: Nashville Halloween Bar Crawl | Fri., Oct. 29-Sun., Oct. 31 | Locations vary | $15+ | Pick up wristbands at Famous Nashville (110 2nd Ave N) + enjoy food and drink specials at venues bars downtown.

Sun., Oct. 31

  • Fall Into F+B Fall Festival | Sun., Oct. 31 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Fifth + Broadway | Cost of purchase | Fifth + Broadway will transform into a fall wonderland featuring free Jeni’s Ice Cream for any child dressed up, trick-or-treating, pumpkin decorating, games, and more. 
  • Fall Festival | Sun., Oct. 31 | 5-8 p.m. | Bethel World Outreach Church, 5670 Granny White Pk., Brentwood | Free | Family-friendly event featuring games, prizes, inflatables, rides, candy, food trucks, and a sensory tent
  • Trunk or Treat | Sun., Oct. 31 | 3-5 p.m. | Forest Hills Baptist Church, 2101 Old Hickory Blvd. | Free | Dress up in costumes + bring the kids out to trick-or-treat before dark.
  • El Dia de los Muertos | Sun., Oct. 31 | TBA | $16+ | A celebration that includes traditional music, dancing, art activities + authentic cuisine
  • All Them Witches | Sun., Oct. 31 | Ryman Auditorium | $25+ | The Nashville trio will perform songs from their “Nothing as the Ideal” album on Halloween night. 
  • Trick or Drink: Nashville Halloween Bar Crawl | Fri., Oct. 29-Sun., Oct. 31 | Locations vary | $15+ | Pick up wristbands at Famous Nashville (110 2nd Ave N) + enjoy food and drink specials at venues bars downtown.