Nashville is a city built on music, and one that is known today for its authentic, creative and friendly environment. Groups visiting Nashville can experience the city’s rich musical heritage, various attractions and award-winning food scene.
“Nashville has always been a popular group destination, and we attribute that to our welcoming environment and unique offerings,” said Laurel Bennett, vice president of tourism sales at the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corporation. “Visitors can take in a historical attraction or music museum, dine at a delicious restaurant and enjoy incredible live music all in a day’s time. Nashville has an unmatched music scene, where groups can enjoy live music 365 days a year at over 160 music venues.”
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, often referred to as the “Smithsonian of country music” is home to state-of-the-art galleries showcasing many of country music’s great talents. Take a group tour of the museum paired with a stop at Historic RCA Studio B, where artists like Elvis and Dolly Parton recorded.
Grand Ole Opry
A backstage tour at the Grand Ole Opry is a must-see in Music City. Get an insider’s look and tour the place where famous, celebrated musicians prepare to perform and hear stories on the detailed history of the Opry. Every winter season, the Grand Ole Opry returns to its former home at the historic Ryman Auditorium for performances from a variety of artists.
Goo Goo Shop
Nashville is home to the Goo Goo Cluster, the world’s first combination candy bar. At the downtown Nashville Goo Goo Shop, groups can learn the history of the Goo Goo Cluster while creating their own unique tasty treat. Groups can create designer chocolate bark, make ganache and truffles, and even get their hands on a top-secret Goo Goo Cluster recipe.
Johnny Cash Museum and Patsy Cline Museum
Housed in the same building, the Johnny Cash Museum and Patsy Cline Museum honor the respective namesakes. Groups can view a collection of Johnny Cash artifacts and memorabilia, and personal belongings and never-before-seen relics of Patsy Cline.
Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp.