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Blog What's New In Nashville

At JW Marriott Nashville, we pride ourselves on staying plugged-in. From honky tanks to concert halls, there's always something fun happening here. Check our regularly updated blog for the inside track on all the events, openings, and all-round excitement that keep our capital city buzzing.

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    To Be or Not to Be: Summer Shakespeare Series

    August 05

    Summer Shakespeare is back at its new location, OneC1ty Business Center, less than three miles from our hotel. If you’ve never attended, you’re in for a fun, easy, cultural treat that's inherent to the artistic vibe of Nashville.

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    Celebrate at Let Freedom Sing!

    July 01

    Nashville folks sure love a good party, and a good party isn’t complete without music, music, and more music (in that order)! Let Freedom Sing: Music City July 4th is where your favorite Grammy award-winning artists will be performing on Independence Day.

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    The Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival

    June 03

    The time has come once again for artistic diversity and celebration at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, just a short drive from our hotel. 

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    Get to Know Nashville

    May 06

    Nashville is one of the most recognizable cities in the world, known for its warm people, powerhouse music history, and the Iroquois Steeplechase Derby.

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    Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival

    April 01

    Commemorate Spring with the 11th-Annual Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival, a free event that celebrates Japanese culture and the beauty of the season.

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    Tip Your Hat to Nashville

    March 04

    For an interesting excursion you’re sure to write home about, stop by the 17th Annual “An Affair of the Hat” festival on March 28th.

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    Unwind in the Music City

    February 04

    We believe that a Music City experience should always feature a heavy dose of tranquility.

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    Valentine’s Day in the Music City

    January 07

    You know Nashville as the Music City, a legendary town built upon the living, breathing history, atmosphere, and culture of some of the country's best music.

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  • Rise Above the Crowds this New Year’s

    December 03

    Elevate your New Year’s Eve celebration thirty-four floors above Music City at Bourbon Steak, the first and only Michael Mina restaurant in Nashville.

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  • A Thanksgiving Feast in Nashville

    November 05

    As exciting as travel during the holiday season can be, there can also be a lack of annual tradition and uncertainty about how to celebrate, especially for guests who yearn to have the best of both worlds. At our hotel, you don’t have to choose.

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  • Nashville’s Favorite Fall Festivals

    October 01

    Autumn has arrived meaning that the Music City is dizzy with thrills and chills for the Halloween season. We’ve gathered the most anticipated events of the season to make the adventure one that will stay with you forever.

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  • Rooftop Relaxation by the Pool

    September 03

    What could be more relaxing than taking a dip in our heated rooftop pool? Take your vacation to the next level with a much-needed day of fun in the sun. Temperatures may be dropping in other parts of the country, but in Nashville, it still feels like summer.

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  • Ice Cream to Beat the Summertime Heat

    August 06

    When temperatures are soaring, there is only one way to cool off. Ice cream is loved by everyone and parlors are providing a plethora of options to please their customers. We've rounded up our top three spots for scoops of every kind.

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  • A Perfect Day in the Music City

    July 02

    You cannot the deny the alluring charm of Nashville. Whether you love music, the arts, food, history, or just laid-back conversation, there is something for everyone.

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  • How to Celebrate Fourth of July in Nashville

    June 04

    Celebrate Fourth of July in the heart of the south by enjoying what Nashville does best, music. The Music City is the perfect place to honor your patriotism while listening to incredible bands in what is considered to be one of the biggest celebrations in the country. This year, the unbelievable country-pop trio Lady Antebellum is headlining "Let Freedom Sing' the free concert in downtown.

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  • Most Instagrammable Spots in Nashville

    May 07

    Visiting for the weekend? Glam up your Instagram feed by snapping stunning photos in the Music City. Nashville seems to be singing this spring with picture-perfect landscapes and majestic architectural silhouettes. It's a photographers playground. 

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  • The Best Dishes to Try in Nashville

    April 05

    By now you’ve already heard about our sophisticated foodie scene, however, it’s the traditional staples that are the backbone of our cuisine. Try some authentic southern dishes to kick off your vacation.

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  • Seven Quirky Facts to Know Before Visiting Nashville

    March 06

    Nashville, known as “Music City,” draws country music fans from near and far. However, did you know that Nashville was founded on Christmas Eve 1779? Read on for more fun facts about this vibrant city in the South.

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  • Romance Kept Sophisticated | Valentine's Day in the Heart of Nashville

    February 05

    Let us romance with you with our southern charm and elegance. The J.W. Marriott is the perfect place for a luxurious and amorous getaway. Plan a trip filled with world-class culinary cuisine, quality sightseeing, and steadfast excitement.

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  • Jump Starting Your New Year's Resolutions in Style

    January 08

    Nashville is a young and hip city brimming with excitement. Start the new year right by keeping your resolutions while traveling. Whether it’s getting healthy or expanding your horizon, we are here to keep you on track. Check out our suggestions below:

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  • Unwind at JW Spa

    November 08

    Right in the heart of Nashville is our relaxation oasis, Spa by JW. Whether you are visiting our hotel for business or pleasure, melt you troubles away with the healing touch of one of our skilled masseuses.

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  • Music Lovers Day at Nashville's Hottest Museums

    October 02

    It’s not only the chicken that is hot in Nashville – these museums are sizzling with country music, history, and flare. Whether it’s your first time visiting or you’re a veteran, check out these venues to experience the glitz and glam of honky tonk and beyond.

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