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August 2021 Schedule for Nashville, TN - Things to Do, Activities & More

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Summer is winding down, but you can still head to Nashville, TN for one last summer getaway! Here, guests will find a multitude of amazing shows, attractions, and fun things to do. They'll be able to attend famed shows such as the Grand Ole Opry and visit fun places like the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum or take a ride on the Nashville Nightlife Trolley. No matter what you do when you visit Music City, you're certain to have a great time. 

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Top August Things To Do In Nashville
Aug 1, 2021 to Aug 31, 2021
General Jackson Showboat Nashville Lunch & Dinner Cruises
Prepare for a time of relaxation, fun, and adventure as you take a sweet and comfortable boat ride down the river exploring the heart of Nashville and having a great time with everyone around you. The river is one of the best ways for you to see the city and you have the opportunity of a lifetime to truly embark on a great nation that takes you through the most famous scenes and sides and it's the perfect adventure to bring your family and your friends on. This is 2 1/2 hours of fun on a wonderful Gen. Jackson Showboat cruise where you get to enjoy lots of great music and eat delicious food cooked by some remarkable chefs. The best part about this great adventure is it is an amazing experience for people who love music as Nashville is known around the country as the home of music so prepare yourself to enjoy some new songs and get introduced to people you have never heard from before and this grand journey.
Aug 7, 2021 to Aug 28, 2021
Grand Ole Opry
Nashville, Tennesse has become one of the most popular places to visit throughout the entire year. One of the most popular things to do in this area is head to the Grand Ole Opry. You will get to experience a variety of different performances by a lot of different artists. It was established in 1925 as the WSM Barn Dance. As time went on it started to gain a lot of momentum after it had numerous performances. It is a huge honor for a performer to be invited to the Grand Ole Opry. They honor legendary country singers, as well as have current artists perform. If you enjoy musical performances, more specifically country, then this is a venue you should check out. Whether you have kids or are just looking for a fun date night, this is a great place. The best time to visit would during August, it would be the perfect way to finish out your summer.
Aug 1, 2021 to Aug 31, 2021
The Redneck Comedy Bus Tour Nashville
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Those looking to explore Nashville in a unique way will love the Redneck Comedy Bus Tour. An experienced guide points out famous attractions and provides information about this fascinating city. What sets this tour apart from other tours is the comedy. Visitors will laugh their way through Nashville. The tour is open to all ages though there is some PG-13 comedy. Guests can bring drinks on the bus. Both non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks are allowed. The bus is climate controlled and comfortable. The tour lasts for between 90 minutes and two hours. The morning tour is the longer of the two. Afternoon tours are also available. This tour has been named one of the top things to do in Nashville. It's great for both visitors and locals. It would be a perfect family tour or bring along a friend or two for a memorable tour that visitors won't soon forget.
Aug 1, 2021 to Aug 31, 2021
Nashville Ghost Tour
Enjoy an August evening in Nashville while exploring its spooky history. This exciting ghost tour will allow ghost hunters of all ages a chance to explore some of Nashville’s shady past. The tour guide will lead the walking tour throughout the Downtown Broadway area. Listen to the guide talk about some events in Nashville’s history that include stories of local tragedies such as suicide and murder. Learn about the souls that are said to still walk the streets at night. Hear stories about the spirits that haunt the interwoven tunnel system that is located underneath the city. Maybe the spirit of Hank Williams Sr will appear at the bar tonight. Have a camera ready, because there is no telling when a spirit will make an appearance. The walk may not be that long, but the stories will leave wondering what else may be walking the streets. Nashville has a dark side and what better way to learn about than a nice August night.
Aug 1, 2021 to Aug 29, 2021
Nashville Carriage Rides
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Roll through the streets of Nashville in southern style this August. Drawn by beautiful horses in a carriage fit for a cozy couple outing or a family adventure, visitors will get a look into many aspects of the city's life during the summer. Whether passing through the famous honky tonks of Broadway perfect for a night of dancing to live music in the warm nigh air, witnessing the history of country music at the Johnny Cash Museum, the Country Music Hall of Fame, and the Tennessee State Museum, or stopping for a leisurely sun-basked walk along the winding Cumberland River at Riverfront Park, Nashville Carriage Rides is a pleasurable way to traverse the city with excitement and comfort. Fully narrated throughout, the journey gets the most out of sight-seeing and frees up your senses for taking in the beautiful warmth of Nashville life in the last month of summer. Get out there this August and enjoy a carriage ride through Music City's one-of-a-kind atmosphere!
Aug 1, 2021 to Aug 31, 2021
Belle Meade Plantation Tour
A must do when visiting Nashville, Tennessee, is the Belle Meade Plantation Tour. The lovely Antebellum mansion was originally built in the Federal Style in 1807. It was added on to in 1853 to be a Greek Revival Style mansion. The house is decorated with furniture and art that is true to the period. It was host to many entertaining and social events in its time. The stables were world renowned for breeding quality thoroughbreds. The plantation once housed cotton gins, blacksmithing, a sawmill, and grist mills. At one time there were 136 slaves working the vast estate. The carriage house is still home to several carriages from the Harding and Jackson families. Afterward, a wine tasting at The Winery at Belle Meade Plantation is included. The winery opened on the grounds in 2009. The Belle Meade Plantation Tour is a guided walking tour of the house and grounds, so August is a lovely time to visit.
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