Summer is finally here! The kids are out of school and that means it's time to start planning some fun outings for the family! Check out these five free (or low cost activities) you can do this June.
Acoustic Friday Night | Friday Nights in June, 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. | Centennial Park at the corner of 27th & West End Avenue | Nashville, TN
Every Friday night in June, acoustic artists will perform at Musician's Corner in Centennial Park. The event is free for all ages and you can purchase food and drinks from vendor on-site. They even have a kid's area with fun activities. Learn more about this weekly event here.
Franklin Art Crawl | June 1, 600 to 9:00 p.m. | Downtown Franklin | Franklin, TN
Every first Friday of the month, Downtown Franklin comes alive with art! Shop in the square host an artist for the evening. Some places will provide refreshments and other entertainment. It's a fun date night idea for couples and parents, or you can bring you kids along to experience some fine art. For a map of the event and more information, you can click here.
Kid's Art Fest | June 2, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. | Pinkerton Park | Franklin, TN
The annual kid's art festival is fun, free event for the whole family. The event, held at Pinkerton Park in Franklin, offers a day filled with art exhibits by local kids, hands-on activities, entertainment and food trucks! Learn more here.
Traffic Jam | June 16, 2018 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. | Nolensville Park | Nolensville, TN
Traffic Jam is a new event being put on by Williamson County Parks and Recreation. The Music City Stones will perform as headliners with supporting acts Dust and Daisies and Rich Fyhr. There will be classic cars on site, food trucks, a kid's area with pony rides and inflatables and more! Tickets are $10 for adults (ages 13+) and $7 for kids 4-12. This is the most expensive event on here (though still reasonably priced) - If you want to save a little money you can purchase tickets in advance online at the WCPR website here.
Westhaven Porchfest | June 16, 2018 from 3:00 to 10:00 p.m. | Westhaven | Franklin, TN
Porchfest returns to the Westhaven neighborhood in Franklin, TN for its 7th year. Musicians fill up porches and play for attendees until 7:00 p.m. Then there's a main concert after featuring a popular artist. You can also shop from local vendors and eat from food trucks. This is a hugely popular event drawing in thousands each year. Learn more here.