Any time you have the chance to visit Nashville, I say go for it. This happening hub offers so much year-round variety for music (country and otherwise) lovers, foodies, and fans of arts, culture, and outdoor recreation.
Throughout the year in Nashville, you can enjoy big-name concerts, music festivals, outdoor activities, food festivals, and some of the best bars and restaurants in Nashville. As expected, a town with the nickname Music City has its fair share of nightclubs, stadiums, arenas, and other live music venues (even Taco Bell has a stage!).
But when is the best time to visit Nashville for a family vacation, a weekend getaway, a romantic escape, or a bachelorette party? It may sound like I’m dodging the question, but it really all comes down to want you’re interested in doing while you’re in town.
Are you tailgating and cheering on the Tennessee Titans or Nashville Predators? Planning paddleboarding and kayaking adventures on the Cumberland River? Or are you checking off bucket list items and exciting events like concerts, iconic attractions, and world-famous festivals?
Along with steering clear of huge crowds and avoiding the summer heat or winter chills, there are lots of factors that play into consideration when determining the best time for you to visit Music City. Let’s take a look at the best time to visit Nashville by comparing things like Nashville weather, live music events, seasonal festivals, and hotel prices.
|Month||Weather||Annual Event||Visitor’s Rating|
|Jan||Cold||Nashville Boat Show||3.0|
|Feb||Cold, Possible Snow||Nashville Local Restaurant Week||3.5|
|Mar||Moderate with a Chill||St. Patrick’s Music City Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K||4.0|
|Apr||Pleasant, Mild||Nashville Fashion Week||5.0|
|Jun||Hot||CMA Music Festival||4.7|
|Jul||Hot, Humid||Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th||4.7|
|Aug||Hot, Humid||Tennessee State Fair||4.3|
|Sep||Moderate||Nashville Film Festival||5.0|
|Nov||Cold||Country Music Association Awards||4.2|
|Dec||Cold, Likely Snow||Christmas at the Ryman||4.5|
Best Time to Visit Nashville
Spring brings an average high temperature of the 60s (F) and 70s to lows in the 50s and…