Nashville has historically been known as the Music City. But lately you may have seen the phrases Smashville, Titan Up, and Stand With Us floating around your social media feeds. With the population and tourist numbers growing, Nashville has become a target city for both sports teams — and sports fans.
So. How can you get it on this action and enjoy the exciting sports scene the city has offer? I would love to help you out!
The Nashville Predators were founded in 1998. However, Nashville has evolved as a hockey city over the last two years with the exciting playoff and championship runs. To view schedules, purchase tickets and find the latest team information and promotions go to https://www.nhl.com/predators. For game day tickets, military discounts, and Kroger-Plus member discounts are available.
During the playoff runs, you can join other fans for family-friendly fun at the Music City Walk of Fame Park, located across from Bridgestone Arena. These watch parties include a giant screen to display the game, music and food trucks. And it is totally free! (Weather permitting).
The Nashville Sounds are the city’s longest running sports team, found in 1978. With the addition of a new downtown stadium, opening in 2015, the venue has become a spring/summer family attraction! Be sure to check out the kids fun zone area while at the park, including a large slide, blow up chair and speed pitch.
Check out the schedule below for family-oriented group nights!
- Bark in the Park May 8 and August 15- Take your pup out to enjoy some family fun!
- Faith and Family Worship Nights- May 21, June 11, July 22, August 31
- Super Hero Weekend – July 6-8 – Dress up like your favorite super hero!
- Boy Scout Night- July 21
- Back to School Night- August 5
Also, check out this promotion for your family: “Purchase a “Family 4-Pack” of 4 Select section tickets, 4 hot dogs and 4 fountain sodas to any Monday home game for just $44 when you show your Kroger Plus Card at the Sounds’ Box Office.”
Visit the Sounds page at http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t556 for schedules, promotions and tickets!
The Tennessee Titans football program moved to Nashville in 1998. The Titans are heavily involved in the community with many events geared toward families and kids. The Titans Caravan runs from late April to early May, making stops at Academy Sports locations across the area. Fans can meet their favorite players, snap pictures and get autographs. Schedules can be found at http://www.titansonline.com/assets/docs/Caravan_Schedule_4-25.pdf
In July and August, the Titans open up certain practices to the public at Saint Thomas Sports park. This is a free event and is a great way for families to go and enjoy a sneak peek of the two-tone blue in action! With time permitting after practice, fans can line up for autographs and pictures. For an updated schedule, check out http://www.titansonline.com/news/trainingcamp.html.
Enroll your kids in the Titans Kids Club! This is completely free and includes lots of free swag for your kiddos! Register here: http://www.titansonline.com/fans/kids-club.html. You can enroll through September 18th.
Follow the Titans online at http://www.titansonline.com/ for all news, promotions and to purchase tickets!
Nashville Soccer Club
The Nashville Soccer Club is new to Nashville. This year marks their inaugural season. The Nashville SC brings new opportunities to the area for families to enjoy professional soccer. Games are currently alternately played at First Tennessee Park and Nissan Stadium.
Join their free fan club at https://www.nashvillesc.com/community to receive the latest promotions and news.
You can view the schedule and purchase tickets at https://www.nashvillesc.com.