Guide to Water Access & Blueways in Nashville

Guide to Water Access & Blueways in Nashville

Nashville is home to some of the best waterways in the Southeast.  We've gathered together a list of ways to access the blueways in Nashville for canoeing and kayaking as well as the publice boat launches for your bigger boats.  





SMALL CRAFT ACCESS (including canoes and kayaks) 

Cumberland River

Harpeth River

Mill Creek

  • Metro Parks manages two access points on Mill Creek at the Mill Creek Greenway at Harding Rd and ...

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Posted Friday, June 13, 2014 by Michael Gonzales in Guides, Waterways


Guide to The 3rd Annual Mayor's Field Day

Guide to The 3rd Annual Mayor's Field Day

Back for the third consecutive year, Mayor's Field Day looks to one-up the success it has garnered during the first two years.  As part of Mayor Karl Dean's campaign to promote active, healthy living, Field Day aims to bring the city together at Titan's Stadium to compete in a series of on-field, group physical fitness games.  This year, the event adds an even greater piece by having one of the Mayor's walking events just prior to the start of Field Day.  Get to the event earlyand at 9:45 you can join the Mayor on a walk around the stadium and be one of the first Nashvillians to march into the stadium, onto the field, and into the games that await.  And after you finish on the field, there will be numerous other activities and attractions to make your day!  From the ACTIVENOW Fitness stage to ...

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Posted Tuesday, April 22, 2014 by Michael Gonzales in Guides, Events, Spotlight, Activities


Spotlight: Mardi Gras Y'all

Spotlight: Mardi Gras Y'all

Well it's Mardi Gras time (almost) in Nashville!  This year Music City is getting in on the fun and throwing our own celebration.  Come on down to Riverfront Park on March 1 and experience Mardi Gras Music City style.  










Date: March 1, 2014

Time: noon - 10pm

Location: Riverfront Park

Cost: Free

VIP Tickets available: $53.74 includes





Nashville’s riverfront will be home to the inaugural Mardi Gras Y’all, Tennessee’s first ever city-wide Mardi Gras celebration, on March 1st, 2014 from 12-10PM. Mardi Gras Y’all will be hosted by 96.3 JACK-fm and produced by Hootenanny Events. In the spirit of music city, the event will mix musical performances with traditional Mardi Gras offerings, and of course, lots ...

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Posted Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 by Michael Gonzales in Spotlight, Activities


Guide to Zac Brown Band’s Southern Ground Music and Food Festival

Guide to Zac Brown Band’s Southern Ground Music and Food Festival

This is one of the top events in Nashville hands down.  The music is awesome, the food is fantastic and the energy is contagious.  This is what music festivals are all about.  And with a lineup that includes Zac Brown Band (of course), Willie Nelson & Family, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Eli Young Band, Kacey Musgraves, The Head and the Heart, and Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue (our favorite) and sit-in performances by Kenny Chesney, John Fogerty, Jason Mraz and more, it's guaranteed to get you dancing in the streets!





Event Information

When: Friday, September 27 & Saturday, September 28

Where: Riverfront Park 100 First Avenue North Nashville, TN 37201

Event Website

Cost: 2 Day Festival Pass: $99-$149/GA Field $179-$199/GA Pit; Single Day Tickets: Day 1 $79/GA

General: Enjoy great food, music, attractions and more at Riverfront park as the ...

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Posted Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 by Michael Gonzales in Guides, Events, Festivals