It’s officially SUMMER!!! A time when kids are out of school and ready to be entertained all day! Nashville and surrounding cities have many great options for your family to stay entertained and happy all summer long. I’ve put together some of our family’s favorite things to see and do during these hot summer months!
Lucky Ladd Farms
4374 Rocky Glade Road
Eagleville, TN 37060
Adults $ 13.00 Kids 2-12 $ 11.00 Kids under 2 are FREE
Lucky Ladd Farms is a petting zoo with a playground, wagon rides, splash zone, and many activities throughout the summer.
June 25th- Kids Construction Fun Festival
A Kid friendly special construction site with real excavator, sand, bulldozers to climb on, and farm and construction equipment for your children to explore.
June 28-July 2- Plant The Corn Maze
Kids get to help Farmer Ladd plant the corn Maze for the upcoming corn maze in the fall.
July 6-9th-Hometown Hero Days
This is a special day Lucky Ladd salutes all of our hometown heroes. Free admission to all TN Firefighters, police officers, and active/retired Military.
July 23rd-Watermelon Festival
Nothing says summer like a cold piece of watermelon!! This event includes a watermelon crawl, seed spitting, melon toss, watermelon eating contest, and a free piece of watermelon with paid admission.
August 20th-Sweet Corn Festival
Enjoy some sweet corn dripping with warm butter, corn shucking, and a corn selfie competition.
The Discovery Center
502 S.E. Broad Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Adults $ 8.00 Kids under 2 are FREE
The Discovery Center is a hands on learning museum with lots of things for little hands to explore. Come check out a water area, fire trucks, train displays, science experiments, dinosaur exhibits, and many more daily activities. Their website has daily activities, as well as, exhibits in action.
Nashville Shores Waterpark
4001 Bell Road
Hermitage, TN 37076
General admission is $36.99
52 inches and shorter admission is $28.99
TIP** If you buy your tickets online you can use the junior admission price on all adults!
Nashville Shores has over 1 million gallons of summer fun with slides, wave pool, lazy rivers, pools, lakeside beach, and more family fun activities. Some of their summer events include Fireworks, Scouting weekends, Hero Week, Fiesta Day, and Dive in Movies.
Musicians Corner @ Centennial Park
June 24 and June 25th
Kidsville is an outdoor destination in Centennial Park with FREE music and family fun activities. Great way for children to learn about musicians and musical instruments with musical meet and greets, instruments workshop stations, painting with ice, face painting, and more. A great musical cultural event.
Nashville Zoo @ Grassmere
3777 Nolensville Pike
Nashville, TN 37211
Summer Hours are 9-6pm daily
Adults $ 16.00
Kids 2-12 $ 11.00
Kids under 2 are FREE
The Nashville Zoo is changing for the better in 2016. If you haven’t been in a while you will be impressed with the new entrance, gift shop, ticket area, and new animals arriving throughout the year. Daily activities are always changing and they add new things often. Summer activities and events will include ZOOvie nights, members night, Ice day, ZZZOOfari Slumber, and many more.
Stardust Drive-in Movies
201 TN Blvd
Kids 6-11 $6
Kids under 5 are FREE
You can call for their daily schedule or they update their website on Mondays with the movie list for that week. Snacks and Wi-Fi are available.
Summer Movie for Kids
Get out of the heat with these affordable summer cinemas.
Carmike Cinemas’ Summer Kid Series
Thursday in June-August 4th
$4 includes movie, popcorn, and soft drink
Locations include Bellevue, Franklin and Murfreesboro
Malco’s Kids Summer FIlm Festival
Tuesdays and Wednesdays June-July 27th @10AM
$2 for movie admission
Regal’s Summer Movie Express
Tuesday and Wednesday June-August 3rd @ 10AM
$1 for movie admission
Locations include Green Hills, Hendersonville, Hollywood 27, Opry Mills and Mt. Juliet
I hope you all have a great summer with your family. Some of the best memories are made in the summer with friends, cook outs, water fun, and seeing the stars in our beautiful city!
While you see your loved ones this summer, please remember me with any real estate needs or questions, I’d love to help in any way I can!
Thanks so Much,