Team Edit picks for ways to make the most of the long-awaited season of summer.  Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a Nashville native, there is something exciting for everyone to take pleasure in.  

 

1. CHEEKWOOD 

Starting May 1st, artist Sean Kenney will be displaying over 40 sculptures containing more than 800,000 LEGO® Bricks around the stately grounds. 

 

 2. ASCEND AMPHITHEATER 

Live music is back with the outdoor concert arena at Ascend. Located right on the river you can pack a blanket and relax on the lawn to the sounds of artists such as John Legend, The Black Crowes, and Alicia Keys, to name a few, planning to perform this summer. 

 

3.  STEEPLECHASE

A hat, your best dress, and friends are all you need to enjoy this classic race day affair.  Happening on June 26, this legendary event is not to miss. 

 

4. ARRINGTON VINEYARDS

Pack a picnic, grab a blanket, and enjoy the views of the vineyard while sipping on their signature wine. An added bonus for weekend visits: Jazz at The Pavillion will be live on Saturdays and Sundays. 

 

5. FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS 

 This year’s spectacular fireworks show can be seen best from one of our favorite and exclusive rooftops at the Omni or The Joseph hotel. 

 

6.   MUSIC CITY GRAND PRIX

Debuting August 6, experience this prestigious three-day event from the East Side Club. A high-end, all-inclusive ticket to view the auto race in style. 

 

7. MAIN STREET FESTIVAL 

Embrace the historic downtown Franklin by joining in one of this charming town’s most anticipated events. From July 18-19, you can walk the streets and shop, dine, drink and listen to live music. 

 

8. ASSEMBLY FOOD HALL 

The new Fifth + Broadway complex has been planted right in the beating heart of downtown Nashville. Fashion, food, and music this one-stop spot has everything you need to relish in the latest addition to our city.