What to Do in Nashville in March (2020)

In this post, you’ll find things to see and do in Nashville during the month of March, including free things to do, family-friendly entertainment, and nighttime activities, updated for 2020. 

 

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TOP 10 EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO IN MARCH IN NASHVILLE

Nashville has so much to do and see, from tours to concerts, but not everything is worth your time. That’s why we’ve listed our Top 10 Things to Do in March for Nashville, Tennessee. 

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(1) Attend a Concert

The Ryman Auditorium, Grand Ole Opry House, Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Tennessee Performing Arts Center and Bridgestone Arena all put on great shows and events for all different genres.

 

 

March 2020 is bringing some big names to the city. Among them are:

Find all of the March concerts here.


(2) Sporting Events

March is an exciting time for sports. College basketball has March Madness playoffs, and the NHL is only a few weeks away from their own Stanley Cup Playoffs.

 

 

Hockey

Soccer

Vanderbilt Commodores

If you’re a big fan of college basketball, you also have a chance at catching the SEC Basketball Tournament from March 11 – 15, 2020.

Click here to find all the sporting events in March.


(3) Enjoy Traveling Broadway Shows

Tennessee’s Broadway season is bringing two shows to Nashville in March. There are multiple showtimes for the musicals in town this March, from matinees to evening shows.

 

 

 

The Color Purple is a moving musical based on a novel of the same name, in which Celie, an African-American woman in the South, lives through several abusive relationships and situations to be reunited with her sister.

Jesus Christ Superstar follows the last seven days of Jesus’s life through the eyes of Judas. Judas is unhappy with the direction that Jesus, the disciples, and other followers are taking. It is a rock-opera with contemporary slang and attitudes scattered throughout.

Find all the theatrical productions in Nashville here.


(4) See Some Live Stand-Up Comedy

March will see several well-known comedians make stops on their tour in Nashville!

Jeff Dunham is famous for his hilarious puppets and ventriloquism.

 

 

Ron White was once part of the Blue Collar Comedy Boys tour and is well-known for performing his set with a cigar in hand.

Tom Papa hosts a popular Sirius XM radio show called Come to Papa and is bringing his tour through a winery in town!

Find all the comedy shows in Nashville here.


(5) Save with a Tourist Attraction Discount Pass

See more of Nashville in March with a city pass that includes entry to all the attractions you want to see.

The Nashville Sightseeing Pass, Music City Total Access Pass, and the Nashville Music Attraction Pass are three great options for getting a bulk discount on the things you want to see and do.

 

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Depending on the pass bundle you purchase, they could include free entry into Cheekwood Estate while the gardens are in bloom, the always-popular Madame Tussauds, and tours of the venues big-name artists play like the Ryman Auditorium.


(6) See The Price is Right Live

The Price is Right is a well-loved game show that has been on the air for decades. Now, The Price is Right Live is touring around the country to give more people the chance to participate in one of the most enthusiastic crowds for any game show.

 

 

If you want the chance to win prizes for correctly guessing what various products cost, you’ll have one opportunity in Nashville this March.


(7) Nashville Children’s Theatre

For the younger children with you, a great theatre experience can be found at the Nashville Children’s Theatre.

 

 

The Teddy Bears’ Picnic is running from March 7 – April 19, 2020. Showtimes are generally at 9:00 am or 11:30 am on Tuesdays – Sundays.

This performance is interactive and aimed at children aged 5 and younger.

You can find plenty of other family-friendly activities in Nashville in our full post about things to do with kids


(8) Tour Fort Negley

Take in some history and tour Fort Negley, which was the largest inland fort during the Civil War.

The Visitors Center has interactive, educational exhibits to walk through and learn about the interaction between Tennessee and the Federal government during the Civil War. 

 

 

The Visitors Center is still operating under Winter Hours during March.

  • Tuesday – Friday: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

If you’re looking for more affordable activities, read our full post about free things to do in Nashville.


(9) Whiskey Warmer Charity Tasting

Whiskey Warmer is an annual fundraiser for the Westhaven Foundation, which provides grants and scholarships to local charitable organizations.

This charity whiskey tasting is a 20-minute drive south from downtown, in Franklin.

The event is only open to attendees who are 21 years old or above.

 

 

On March 28, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, you can sample up to 15 whiskeys from different distilleries, including Bulleit, Tin Cup, Tennessee Legend, Chattanooga Whiskey, Bushmills, and more.

Check out our other ideas for things to do at night here.


(10) Take a Sightseeing Tour

March in Nashville is the very beginning of spring, which is the perfect time to explore the city.

We have provided a guide for walking tours in Nashville, which includes pay-what-you-like tours, self-guided tours, and paid small group tours.

 

 

If the weather is still a bit chilly for your liking, you can keep warm in a double-decker on a bus tour or the hop on hop off trolley tour.

The double-decker tour lasts one hour while a guide points out things to do, see, and interesting modern and historic landmarks. 

 


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