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12 Insanely Fun Adult Birthday Party Ideas in Nashville

Pinball, Videogame, Arcade

So, you’ve got a big celebration coming up and are on the hunt for the perfect place to party in Music City.


Nashville, Tennessee is known for its lively music and vibrant culture, making it the ideal destination for a birthday bash. But there are also a variety of non-musical activities to enjoy in the city, from outdoor adventures to brewery tours. So what should you add to your ultimate birthday list to ensure a night to remember?


To help you plan an unforgettable bash, here are the top 12 places to check out for adult fun in Nashville!


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1. Get A Taste of Town with a Walking Food Tour

Visit downtown Nashville, and you are sure to see some amazing restaurants and bars. On a tour with us we will stop at spots that locals frequent and tourists enjoy, skipping the lines to taste the best food Music City has to offer! Celebrate your birthday with a full belly!


We will showcase different types of food, so there is something for everyone! Are you gluten free or vegetarian/vegan? We can customize a tour for you as long as we know ahead of time!




2. Cook with us in a Culinary Cooking Class

At Sidewalk Food Tours we love to spread the love of food! If you’re a foodie and you want to take your friends for a fun time on your birthday this year, we’ve got you covered! We’ll teach you one of our favorite recipes while you’re in Nashville.


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Grand Ole Opry

3. Book Tickets at a Group-Friendly Concert

Catch a concert with your friends at one of Nashville’s unique music venues. With a variety of genres and settings to choose from, there’s something for everyone. 

You can listen to classic country at the Grand Ole Opry, check out up-and-coming talent at Mercy Lounge, or catch a rock show at Bridgestone Arena. For a truly memorable experience, call ahead and book tickets for your entire group!


Nashville Skyline

Can you spot the Batman Building?

4. Enjoy Live Music at Honky Tonks on Broadway

No birthday celebration in Nashville would be complete without a trip to the Honky Tonks on Broadway. The area is home to a variety of bars and restaurants, each offering something special for everyone in your group. Stop by Robert’s Western World for classic country music, or head over to Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge for some rockabilly tunes.


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5. Sip On Bubbly

If the noise of downtown Nashville isn’t your vibe, why not head out of town for a bit? Arrington Vineyards, located just outside of the city, is the perfect spot to sip on some champagne and take in the lush views. Book a tour or tasting to learn about their award-winning wines and enjoy a special birthday treat!


Pinewood Social bowling alley

Try the flash fried broccoli. Trust us!

6. Upscale Bowling

Bowl in style at one of Nashville’s upscale bowling alleys. With sleek interiors and delicious food and drinks, these alleys provide a unique and fun atmosphere for any birthday celebration.

A popular destination in town is Pinewood Social – a casual spot that features an indoor bowling alley, outdoor yard games, and plenty of drinks and bites. If you’re looking for the perfect birthday party spot, Pinewood Social is it!


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Highly recommend!

7. Explore the Arts Scene

Nashville is becoming increasingly known for its ever-expanding arts scene. To get in on the action, visit one of Nashville’s many art galleries or museums. 

The Frist Center for Visual Arts and Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art are two beloved local spots that offer a variety of exhibits to explore – perfect for an afternoon of leisurely birthday strolling.


A young couple sitting in the audience

After the brewery tour?

8. Laugh It Up at a Comedy Show

What better way to celebrate a birthday than with some hearty laughter? Located right next door to the iconic Bluebird Café is Zanies Comedy Club – one of Nashville’s most popular comedy spots. With a rotating lineup of talented local and national comedians, you’re sure to have a night full of laughs!


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Pinball wizard!

9. Have a Blast at The Rabbit Hole VR & Up-Down Nashville

Get lost in a virtual world with your friends at The Rabbit Hole VR. This VR arcade provides a unique and immersive experience for any party – and it’s a great spot for those who like the thrill of gaming.

On the other hand, if you’d prefer to stay grounded in reality, try Up-Down Nashville – an arcade bar complete with pinball machines and retro video games. Enjoy beer from local craft breweries or grab a slice from their pizza joint while you and your friends battle it out!


Exterior of Goo Goo Cluster Lounge in Nashville, Tennessee

Photo from GooGoo Cluster Lounge

10. Indulge in Sweet Treats at The GooGoo Cluster Lounge

Looking for something sweet to go with your celebration? Make a stop at the GooGoo Cluster Lounge – an interactive exhibit dedicated to Nashville’s signature candy. Here, you’ll get to try unique caramel, chocolate and peanut-butter delicacies in the form of the classic GooGoo Cluster. And for most people, one bite is never enough!


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Especially on a rainy day..

11. Hang Out Inside While Outside While Inside at The Opryland Hotel

When you need a place to explore, eat, and stay, you can always turn to Opryland Hotel. 

With a variety of restaurants and shops, this historic hotel provides plenty of entertainment – all under one roof. Plus, the indoor botanical gardens are a wonder of modern architecture – dropping you right down into the middle of an indoor garden! With so much to explore, you can spend your entire day here.


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View memorabilia + make memories!

12. Check Out The Johnny Cash Museum & Country Music Hall of Fame

If you’re feeling a little bit nostalgic, explore the Johnny Cash Museum and Country Music Hall of Fame. With memorabilia from Johnny Cash’s career, interactive exhibits, and plenty of fun facts – this place is an absolute must-see for any fan or music lover.



Live It Up In Nashville!

With so much to do, there’s something on the list for everyone in the group. So get out there and enjoy all the city has to offer! Celebrate any event in Nashville with a day full of adventure, fun, and festivities – just remember to be safe and have a great time!