Nashville in November celebrates the city's core influences and welcomes people from all corners of the metropolis to take part in celebrations that will shape the end of the year. (These events just might define the course of next year's events too.) To get a better idea of what's happening in and around town, use these suggestions as a jumping-off point to make this a month no one will soon forget.
At TASTE of Nashville, attendees have a chance to sample the offerings of some of Nasvhille's most notorious chefs and bartenders. Part of Nashville's claim-to-fame is the unique food the city has in store for its locals and visitors alike. From traditional BBQ to experimental fusion, foodies aren't afraid of taking risks. There will also be a DJ, dancing, and a silent auction. This event is presented by the LGBT Chamber and promises to be a truly incredible opportunity to eat, drink, and be merry.
- When: November 24, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Where: OZ Arts Nashville, 6172 Cockrill Bend Circle, Nashville, TN
- Cost: $75
Nashvember features plenty of vendors, bands, and food trucks for an afternoon of fun and discovery. (There will also be a live broadcast courtesy of Lightning 100.) It's a way to spend the time getting to know the local artisans of the community, sample a wide variety of cuisines, and pick up a few items you won't find in chain stores. Attendees are encouraged to start their shopping season early, so they're not rushing around in a blind panic next month.
- When: November 2, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Where: Sevier Park Community Center, 3021 Lealand Ln, Nashville, TN
- Cost: Free
The Constitution Uncorked: Fun & Festive Cocktail Party
The Constitution Uncorked: Fun & Festive Cocktail Party is for the ACLU branch in Nashville. Those who come will be treated to an evening of food, fun, and cocktails. Aside from the standard fundraising merriment though, there will also be a few words said on behalf of the famous organization. There will be a brief program that highlights what the ACLU does to defend the constitution. It will also honor the 2019 Lifetime Achievement winners and shed some light on the steps they took to connect with the community and make a difference in the lives of the people living in the state.
- When: November 14, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Where: Noah Liff Opera Center, 3622 Redmon Street, Nashville, TN
- Cost: $150
Opryland's A Country Christmas
Opryland's A Country Christmas is an event with more than 3 million lights and an interactive display that will delight kids and adults alike. There will be ice sculptures that portray the story of Charlie Brown, plus a hill with 1.5 million pounds of snow. Everyone is invited to tube down the hill in a thrilling holiday ride they'll never forget. Take a photo with Santa, design a bear at the Build-a-Bear workshop, or take a horse-drawn carriage ride.
- When: November 8, 2019 through January 1, 2020
- Where: Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, 2800 Opryland Drive, Nashville, TN
- Cost: Price varies depending on activities and age of attendees
Wine lovers in the city will want to check out the top wine producers of the state at SipTN. Tennessee has some truly amazing vintages and SipTN celebrates them all. Come for the wine and stay for live music, gourmet food, and artisan crafts. This is a charity event for the benefit of the city's farmers' market and the state's winegrowers alliance.
- When: November 9, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Where: Nashville Farmers' Market, 900 Rosa L Parks Boulevard, Nashville, TN
- Cost: $45 – $95
The people in Nashville deserve to have November events that are every bit as exciting as those over the sultry summer. As the colder temperatures start to replace the sweltering ones, Nashville locals and visitors alike are encouraged to switch gears, so they can have a holiday season to properly welcome in 2020 with plenty of warmth, cheer, and spirit.
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