By the time February rolls around in Nashville, the new year is in full swing and nearly everybody is ready to celebrate love and renewal. Spring feels like it's almost on the horizon, and people are starting to prepare for the winter thaw that lies ahead.
Those who want to enjoy a memorable event during their free time will have no shortage of options during the month of February. These are the Nashville events that you will want to put on your calendar:
2019 Antiques and Garden Show of Nashville
Kicking off the month in Nashville is the prestigious 2019 Antiques and Garden Show of Nashville. The 2019 show will take place from February 1 through February 3 at the Music City Center. Not only is this a favorite among Nashville residents, but it's an event that draws people from around the country. Event organizers anticipate that people will come from more than 36 different states, and they expect the show to sell out. Those who want to go are advised to purchase tickets in advance. The show's theme in 2019 is "A Passion for Home" and there will be more than 150 vendors specializing in horticulture, antiques and fine art.
Annual Music City Mardis Gras
The hottest Nashville bands will perform and plenty of other great things will be going on at the 9th Annual Music City Mardis Gras. The event will benefit the Lisa Ross Parker Foundation.
Valentine's Murder Mystery Excursion Train
Couples and families who are searching for a unique way to celebrate love in February will enjoy the Valentine's Murder Mystery Excursion Train. This train ride departs at 9 a.m. on February 9 from the Tennessee Central Railway Museum in Nashville. While on board the classic steam train, riders will enjoy a murder mystery show that progresses throughout the 90-mile journey. The train travels to Watertown, where riders can shop and dine before getting back on board the train to complete their suspenseful experience. Tickets are available for both children and adults, and those who are interested are advised to purchase tickets early because this ride often sells out.
Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville
Enjoy the largest show of its kind in the United States in February. The Antique & Garden Show of Nashville features over 140 exhibitors, a half-dozen on side gardens and plenty of well-known experts speaking and performing demonstrations.
Valentine's with Chris Botti and the Nashville Symphony
Those who are looking to celebrate Valentine's Day in a classic way will love the show Valentine's with Chris Botti and the Nashville Symphony. Chris Botti will perform with the orchestra on both February 14 and February 15, playing a variety of romantic favorites at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. There is even a special date night ticket package available, where couples will receive two tickets to the show as well as two glasses of wine and luxury chocolates to enjoy during the performance. It's a popular option for celebrating Valentine's Day in Nashville.
Phil's Jam for FSH
This will be the first time this event is held and the hope is to make it an annual event. It will bring together some of the best songwriters and singers in the city to raise awareness and funds for the FSH muscular dystrophy research and the FSH society.
The month caps off in Nashville with QuiltCon 2019, a conference for modern quilters who are dedicated to this timeless and traditional craft. The event will take place from February 21 through February 24 at the Music City Center. Attendees will find that there are not only dozens of vendors, but also more than 100 workshops to choose from to help them perfect their quilting skills and techniques. Throughout the event, there will be 20 different lectures about quilting in the modern era. Those who are interested in participating or attending are invited to register for the event in advance.
With all of these events and things to do, February can end up being a busy month for Nashville locals and visitors to the city. It seems there is always something special or memorable happening in Music City. For more information on the best things to do in Nashville throughout the entire year, contact an experienced real estate agent today.
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