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Visiting Nashville in April

Planning on being in the great Nashville during the month of April? You’ll be happy to know there’s no shortage of exciting events and things to do. April just so happens to be a busy month for the largest city in Tennessee.

Here are 6 activities, attractions, and things to do in Nashville recommended by the staff here at InTown Suites in Nashville.

Awesome April

April is a fantastic time to visit Nashville – a month locals dubbed Awesome April as a tribute to the Music City. Offering up a major event each weekend, April in Nashville is a paradise for locals and tourists alike. Enjoy access to many great entertainment options from a film festival, to Lego Kidsfest, to fashion week, and more.

Record Store Day

If you’re anything like many of the tourists Nashville sees each year, you’re probably pretty passionate about music. There’s no secret that there are few better ways to listen to and appreciate good music than on your very own turntable. April is your chance to stock up on some of the year’s most anticipated vinyl. This April 18th – Record Store Day – be sure to check out these local Nashville record stores for a few musical gems.

Cherry Blossom Festival

Experience the beauty of the cherry blossoms during this excellent festival that celebrates Spring, alongside the friendship between Japan and America. Located at the Nashville Public Square, come out to enjoy food trucks, the 2.5-mile walk along the Cumberland River Greenway to view the flowers, as well as a host of others events throughout the month.

St. Jude Country Music Marathon

Into running, fitness, or just like the great vibe of a community sporting event? Stop by the finish line of the St. Jude Country Music Marathon and Half Marathon to cheer on friends, or even strangers! With so much excitement and energy around you, you’re sure to be entertained. Check out the Health & Fitness Expo while you’re at it!

Many Musical Performances

Nashville is habitually home to one great musical performance after another; April is no exception. If you’re visiting in April, look around for last minute or re-sale tickets to any of the following shows, to name just a few:

  1. Damien Rice (April 1)
  2. Ron Sexsmith (April 4)
  3. Stevie Wonder (April 7)
  4. Alan Jackson (April 11)
  5. Bob Dylan (April 27)
  6. Godsmack (April 29)

Art Crawl

Into art? Don’t miss Nashville’s First Saturday Art Crawl where art galleries around Nashville offer free admission to view their latest exhibits. Having been ranked #2 Most Vibrant Arts Community, Nashville is home to many great works of art, as well as many great artists. Join the Crawl to witness over 20 art venues that participate, presenting local and world-renowned artists and artwork, offering the opportunity to meet and discuss art with like-minded individuals.

After you’ve had your fill of all the fun and excitement Nashville has to offer this April, enjoy a budget-friendly stay at one of our Nashville extended-stay properties.

For more ideas on what to do in Nashville, check out the Area Guide tabs on any of the individual property pages found through the link above.