Updated: Mar 23
Fun Events Coming to the Nashville & Lebanon, Tennessee Area
Did you know our ranch is only 30 minutes from downtown Nashville, Tennessee? A quick drive from Music City and you can unwind in the green pastures and ride one of our beautiful barefoot horses. Pick from these 4 events and make sure to book your stay at Twin Oaks Guest Ranch when you’re in town. If you’re someone who needs the coolest ideas of what to do in Tennessee here are some of the most exciting, big events near us:
June 8-11, 2023 - CMA (Country Music Awards) Fest
The Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience
Get your four-night stadium pass or just a one-night pass to see one of your favorite artists live! The daytime outdoor shows are free for all.
CMA Fest is the longest-running Country Music festival in the world! Country fans can choose from a variety of ticketing options, from the complete CMA Fest four-day pass or attend the free outdoor, daytime stages without any ticket! Your attendance allows CMA to give back! A portion of proceeds from CMA Fest will support the CMA Foundation and its mission to shape the next generation through high-quality music education. Twin Oaks can get behind this beautiful giveback because CMA believes every child deserves the opportunity to participate in music. Purchase your pass or ticket now to make a difference in a child’s life.
July 4th - Nashville 4th of July
One of the nation's largest fireworks shows
Music City July 4th is one of the largest annual music festivals in Downtown Nashville that attracts an impressive list of headliners. The country music capital of the world celebrates America's independence with picnics, baseball games, and plenty of live music, and ends with a fantastic 30-minute fireworks show. The festival is free for the public and attracts about 350,000 people to 5th & Broadway and Ascend Amphitheater. The festival's Family Fun Zone opens in the morning at Walk of Fame Park with climbing walls, water slides, and various games. You can start your morning at 7 am with the Music City 4th of July 5k/10k Run. Throughout the day, you can see the Nashville Sounds play baseball, try some barbecue downtown, or snack on hot chicken in East Park. The "Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th" party is going to be the highlight of your 4th of July in Nashville.
*Riverfront Park and Pedestrian Bridge are some of the best spots to see the fireworks display.
August - PBR: Nashville Stampede Days
The reigning PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Team Series Champion Nashville Stampede will return to Bridgestone Arena on August 18-20 for their annual homestand, PBR Stampede Days.
When professional bull riders compete on teams, the excitement level produced by the thrilling man-versus-beast matchups PBR is known for becomes even more intense. Bull riding games bring fans two hours of heart-pounding, edge-of-your-seat athletic competition in an atmosphere that provides fun, high-energy family entertainment. The PBR is NOT a rodeo format - its two hours of pyro, music, and the most intense bull riding action the world has to offer, filled with heart-pounding, bone-crushing action, and a star-studded lineup of the world's best riders and animal athletes.
September - AMERICANAFEST: THE AMERICANA MUSIC FESTIVAL & CONFERENCE
The annual AMERICANAFEST: The Americana Music Festival & Conference is one big event that joins legendary artists with upcoming stars, industry professionals, and fans. For five days, all of these people enjoy panels, seminars, showcases, parties, the Annual Americana Honors & Awards Show, and more.
The 23rd annual AMERICANAFEST will take place September 19-23, 2023, gathering thousands of artists, fans, and industry professionals from all over the world in Nashville, TN.
Please visit Nashville Events to learn more about these epic Tennessee events near us.
Fun Lebanon Events, very close to Twin Oaks Guest Ranch
June - NASCAR Cup Series weekend
Sunday, June 25, 2023
NASCAR Cup Series
It's a Nashville NIGHT RACE at Nashville Superspeedway for the Ally 400 NASCAR Cup Series race on June 25th! Don't miss the guitars and fast cars in Music City!
“Year three for our NASCAR tripleheader weekend will be the best yet!” Nashville Superspeedway’s president and general manager Erik Moses said. “Music City is one of the most anticipated stops on the NASCAR schedule for the nonstop entertainment, fun, and energy on and off the track. Our team is already working on making 2023 the most exciting year ever at Nashville Superspeedway and we look forward to the loyal #NASHCAR fans joining us for all the fun!”
August -Wilson County Fair -Tennessee State Fair State
The Wilson County Fair-Tennessee State Fair is a nationally recognized fair and continues to excel year after year as the largest fair in the state of Tennessee. With a focus on families, the Wilson County Fair-Tennessee State Fair always provides a safe, enjoyable environment to gather with friends and family. Now we have 10 days dedicated to family fun and showcasing accomplishments throughout Wilson County and the entire State of Tennessee, August 17-26, 2023.
In addition to the mighty midway chock full of rides, fair events include livestock activities, dog and cat shows, cooking competitions, horticultural exhibits, photo competitions, musical entertainment, and much more. The excitement also includes the tractor pulls the first weekend and demolition derbies the final weekend of the Fair.
Over 60 rides. Nearly 100 food vendors. 10 stages. Over 100 livestock shows. 1800 volunteers. Representing 95 counties of Tennessee. On 300 acres. Come see why 600,000 people visit the Wilson County Fair - TN State Fair every year!
Anytime, All the time - The many hiking trails are located within a few miles of the Ranch at the beautiful Cedars of Lebanon State Park. Dude Ranch guests can request transportation to these great hikes for a fee.
Please visit Lebanon TN Visitor’s Guide to learn more about these and other future events..