The Month’s Top 10: April ’17

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Enjoy a month full of fun with your kids at one of these family-friendly events! Pictured: The Baby Fair takes place Saturday, April 22.

SPRING KIDS FEST

Saturday, April 8
The Avenue Murfreesboro
Rutherford Parent’s free family festival features live entertainment, exhibitors, children’s activities, giveaways, visits with the Easter Bunny and more.

NASHVILLE CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL

Saturday, April 8
Public Square Park, Nashville
Celebrate the friendship between Japan and America with lots of children’s games (like sumo wrestling), live music, dance performances, food and more.

EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA

Saturday, April 8
The Streets of Indian Lake, Hendersonville
Egg-gathering fun, live music, contests, games and more free activities.

EGGSTRAVAGANZOO

Saturday, April 15
Nashville Zoo
Music City’s biggest Easter outing for kids includes egg hunts, visits with the Easter Bunny, games and other festive spring happenings.

SPRING ART HOP

Saturday, April 15
Cheekwood, Nashville
There are thousands of eggs to be gathered in age-specific “hunts,” and kids can enjoy other fun like petting live bunnies, participating in hands-on art activities, meeting the Easter Bunny and more.

THE BABY FAIR

Saturday, April 22
CoolSprings Galleria, Franklin
Nashville Parent’s signature event for all-things infant features several vendors with products, services and resources for new and expecting parents, lots of giveaways, contests with prizes, Q & A sessions with local doctors and baby experts and more. Register for more than $2,500 in prizes from USA Baby, too!

41ST ANNUAL PIONEER DAYS

Saturday, April 22
Cannonsburgh Village, Murfreesboro
Cloggers, old-time music, demonstrators, crafters, hayrides, blacksmithing, art league demonstrations, an antique car show, a Harriet Tubman re-enactor and more family fun.

EARTH DAY FESTIVAL

Saturday, April 22
Centennial Park, Nashville
Kids can explore all kinds of environmental exhibits, enjoy hands-on activities and more. There will be several of exhibitors, live entertainment and more family fun celebrating Mother Earth.

18TH ANNUAL GRAND DAY

Sunday, April 23
Nashville Children’s Theatre, Nashville
See the new production of Goodnight Moon, followed by lots of fun activities like carnival games, rides, contests and more for the whole family.

34TH ANNUAL MAIN STREET FESTIVAL

Saturday, April 29 – Sunday, April 30
Downtown Franklin
It’s one of the biggest spring celebrations in the Southeast featuring a juried arts and crafts show, live music and a newly expanded kids’ area complete with games, pony rides, inflatables and more.

SEE ALL APRIL EVENTS

Chad Young is the managing editor and arts/entertainment editor for this publication.

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