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Nashville Events: July 2023


Nashville Events: July 2023

Embrace the Summer vibes as July unfolds in Nashville with a delightful array of festivities. From exuberant Independence Day celebrations to electrifying live music performances and delectable food-centric festivals, this month promises an abundance of excitement. Discover the must-attend Nashville events this July to make the most of your summer!

July 1, 2023: FANCY: Queens of Country Party

Dance to the music of Dolly Parton, Shania Twain, Faith Hill, and more at Brooklyn Bowl Nashville’s FANCY: Queens of Country Party. The show begins at 9 p.m., and tickets start at $15. (Note: This is an 18-and-up event.)

July 1, 2023: Summer Sips at The Station

Bring the whole family to Summer Sips at the Station, presented by The Union Station Nashville Yards! Beginning at noon, attendees can enjoy face painting, caricatures, live music, a car show, shopping, boozy and regular snow cones, and more. Plus, Agape Animal Rescue is onsite hosting a dog adoption event, with a portion of ticket proceeds benefitting the rescue. Tickets are $25 for hotel guests and $35 for non-guests.

July 4, 2023: 4th of July Celebration at lou/na

Head to lou/na to celebrate the Fourth of July from 25 floors above Broadway. General admission tickets are $250 and include access to the open bar and Southern-inspired buffet. The fun begins at 6 p.m.

July 4, 2023: L27’s July 4th Bash!

Celebrate July 4th in style with a perfect view of the fireworks from the L27 rooftop! The annual event includes a DJ, one draft beer, and one pass through the BBQ buffet dinner. General admission tickets are $40, and the event begins at 6 p.m.

July 4, 2023: Studio 154’s Exclusive 4th of July Celebration

Join Studio 154 for its exclusive 4th of July celebration! The event begins at 6 p.m. and includes an open bar with frozen margaritas, a hot dog and burger bar, a DJ, a photo booth, desserts, and games. Tickets are $275, and children under 21 are $100.

July 4, 2023: Red, White, & Boom

Expect science, fun, and a view of downtown’s fireworks at this family-friendly celebration at the Adventure Science Center. Your ticket to Red, White, & Boom includes a spot on the science center’s front lawn, access to the usual exhibits, themed activities, and live science demos. Tickets start at $45 for adults and $35 for children (ages 2-12). The event begins at 6:30 p.m.

July 4, 2023: Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th

Happy Independence Day, Nashville! Join locals and tourists alike on July 4th for Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th presented by Dr Pepper. The event is free to attend and takes place throughout Lower Broadway. This year’s musical lineup includes Brad Paisley, Ben Rector, The War And Treaty, Langhorne Slim, and Tiera Kennedy. Plus, stick around after dark to witness the largest fireworks show in Nashville history, synchronized to a live performance by the GRAMMY Award-winning Nashville Symphony.

July 4, 2023: 17th Annual Music City Hot Chicken Festival

The Music City Hot Chicken Festival returns to East Park for another fun-filled event! The free festival includes a fire truck parade, hot chicken from some of the best local eateries, Yazoo beer, and live music. The event kicks off at 10:30 a.m., and proceeds from the festival benefit the Friends of Shelby Park and Bottoms.

July 4, 2023: Music City July 4th 5K

Lace up your running shoes and celebrate Independence Day at the Music City July 4th 5K. The event welcomes all ages and fitness levels as runners make their way through E.S. Rose Park and past famous Nashville landmarks. The event begins at 7 a.m., and registration starts at $50 in advance. (Note: A virtual race option is also available.)

July 8, 2023: Whiskies of the World

Attend one of the largest whiskey-tasting events in the United States on Saturday, July 8. Featuring over 200 distilled spirits from around the world, the event takes place at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel. General admission tickets are $125 and include whiskey tastings, food pairings, and a souvenir glass.

July 14, 2023: Music City Brewer’s Festival

This year’s Music City Brewer’s Festival heads to a new location: GEODIS Park! As “Nashville’s Original Beer Fest,” the beloved annual event offers samples from over 50 local, regional, national, and imported breweries as well as a variety of seltzers and spirits. Attendees can also enjoy live music from a DJ and games throughout the day. General admission tickets are $49, and proceeds benefit the Nashville Humane Association. The fun starts at 5 p.m. (Note: Designated driver tickets are also available.)

July 14, 2023: Seven Apart Winemaker Dinner

Enjoy a five-course dinner from Chef Mark Vuckovich of The Westin Nashville on Friday, July 14. The meal includes whipped feta, lobster and scallop ravioli, coffee-rubbed venison, and more. The event begins at 6:30 p.m., and tickets are $150.

July 18, 2023: Goat Cuddling with East Nashville Beer Works

Enjoy baby goats alongside delicious brews from East Nashville Beer Works. On Tuesday, July 18, the brewery collaborates with Shenanigoats to offer goat cuddles, pizza, and more. The free event begins at 4 p.m.

July 21, 2023: Jazz Under the Stars

Enjoy live music while relaxing under the night sky at Cheekwood Estate & Garden. July’s installment of the Under the Stars Concert Series includes a performance by the Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio. The event begins at 7 p.m.; tickets are $55 for Cheekwood members and $65 for non-members.

July 21, 2023: Fish Fry-Day

Enjoy a delicious fish fry at the Loveless Barn while supporting a great cause! The event includes a bounce house, games, music, a balloon artist, a face painter, and a full buffet with all the fixings and sides. Tickets are $35, and 10% of proceeds benefit the Nashville Firefighters Association’s Nashville Fire Hockey Team. The event starts at 5 p.m.

July 22, 2023: 23rd Annual Jefferson Street Jazz & Blues Festival

Head to Tennessee State University’s Edward S. Temple Track to enjoy live music from local and national musicians at the Jefferson Street Jazz & Blues Festival. Musicians include Bizz & Everyday People, Joe Johnson & Friends, Cherelle, and Glenn Jones. Doors open at 4 p.m., and performances start at 5 p.m. General admission tickets begin at $20.

July 22, 2023: 14th Annual Unleashed: Dinner With Your Dog

An annual event hosted by the Nashville Humane Association, Unleashed is the only charity event in Nashville where you can attend a gala with your dog. The event includes a cocktail hour, a delicious dinner, a runway show with dogs, a silent auction, and more. Doors open at 6 p.m., and tickets start at $150.

July 27 – 29, 2023: Nashville Wine Auction’s l’Eté du Vin

Since 1980, Nashville Wine Auction has hosted wine events and auctions to raise money for the battle against cancer. What started with Un Eté du Vin, “A Summer of Wine,” has grown into a successful non-profit organization known as Nashville Wine Auction. Festivities kick off on Thursday, July 27, with the vintners’ tasting, and the main wine auction takes place on Saturday, July 29. Tickets for events begin at $275.

July 29, 2023: Made Market

Made Market is one of Nashville’s finest curated handmade markets that showcases over 70 makers from Music City and the surrounding region. Attend the market on Saturday, July 29, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Factory at Franklin. Featured vendors include Clayton & Crume, January Moon, Made Simple Living, White Rabbit Collective, and more. General admission is $5, and kids 15 and under are free.

July 29 – September 3, 2023: 5th Annual Teens Take the Frist!

The Frist Art Museum invites teens to submit their art as part of its annual Teen Take the Frist! exhibit. The artwork features nostalgia as a theme and is presented by young artists from across Middle Tennessee. Entry is included with museum admission.