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This city is home to every kind of scene. So we reached out to some of the most influential locals to curate a handful of their favorite things to do in Nashville. Explore this area guide to find the one that fits you best, or mix it up. Today, Nashville is your town.

Nashville rooftop views

Nashville is legendary for food, fun, and more amazing music than you can possibly imagine. Just a few minutes away from downtown Nashville, Virgin Hotels Nashville is located right on historic Music Row and is steps away from the Gulch, Broadway, and Belmont & Vanderbilt University. Whether you’re looking to shop, listen to live music, catch a game at Bridgestone Arena, or stroll through the Midtown area, Virgin Hotels Nashville is the perfect destination for your getaway in Music City. 

We caught the ear of a few in-the-know local tastemakers to get a sense of what to do and where to go in downtown Nashville, and put together this handy starter guide. Feel free to mix it up however you like — we all march to the beat of our own drummer here. 

Looking for events and happenings in Nashville? See what’s going down in the city during your stay.

Local Happenings in the Nashville area

Looking for events and happenings in Nashville? See what’s going down in the city during your stay.

Nashville Events

Nashville Event & Convention Centers

Heading to a convention or expo? Virgin Hotels Nashville is centrally located just minutes from all of Music City’s biggest event venues. Thanks to our central location in the heartland, famous southern hospitality, and an overabundance of fantastic ways to enjoy the area, Music City is one of the country’s most popular destinations for conventions, expositions, concerts, and sporting events.


Nashville Universities

Get to know Virgin Hotels Nashville, where you’ll not only get to stay in a modern urban hideout, but you’ll be within strolling distance of the Vanderbilt campus and all its attractions. Visitors to Belmont University will also be happy staying here. After all, we’re located right between the universities, Music Row, The Gulch, and the rest of Downtown Nashville — including all the city’s greatest honky tonks.