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Looking for things to do in Nashville while at Annual Conference? Here's a guide to help you plan an exciting visit to Music City!
Nashville is famous for its many live music venues. Each of these neighborhoods offers a unique musical experience, all within walking distance from the convention center.
- Honky-Tonk Highway/Lower Broadway: Located on Broadway between 1st Avenue and 5th Avenue
- 2nd Avenue: Located on 2nd Avenue between Broadway and Church Street
- SoBro: Located in the SoBro District, bordered by Broadway, 1st Avenue, 8th Avenue, and Interstate 40
- The Gulch: Located in the Gulch District, bordered by Broadway, 8th Avenue, and Interstate 40
- Music Row: Located on Demonbreun Street between 16th Avenue and 1st Avenue
For a full list of venues in each neighborhood, check out the Visit Music City page.
While known for its musical artists, Nashville is also home to an impressive roster of visual artists and cultural landmarks. For free art exhibitions in the area, this list will get you started.
- Tinney Contemporary: On the corner of 5th Avenue and Union Street, Tinney Contemporary offers rotating exhibitions featuring established contemporary artists. Click here for information on the current exhibit.
- 2nd Avenue Art Wall: Beginning at 185 2nd Avenue North, the Art Wall is an impressive display of abstract art created by female artists from Nashville.
- Tennessee State Museum: Next to the state Capitol, the Tennessee state museum features displays that showcase Tennessee's rich history. Click here for more information on the permanent and temporary exhibitions.
Enjoy Nashville's scenery and architecture at these local attractions.
- Walk of Fame Park: This park features stars honoring legendary musicians such as Jimi Hendrix, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, and Dolly Parton. The Walk of Fame marks the beginning of the Music Mile, which runs from the park to Music Row on Demonbreun Street.
- Nashville Music Garden: Connected to the Walk of Fame Park, the Music Garden is an impressive display of scenery and includes roses named after prominent country music songs and musicians.
- Riverfront Park: As the city's most prominent open-air festival location, Riverfront Park is surrounded by historical architecture and art displays. Fort Nashborough, a replica of the first settlement, overlooks the river alongside the amphitheater and surrounding restaurants.