The new year is in full swing — and so are Nashville events! This coming month features everything from museum exhibits to marathons, Black History Month events, and fundraisers. Here are some of our favorites!

Throughout February 2023: Dine Nashville: The Music City Way

Throughout February, Dine Nashville celebrates Music City’s diverse food scene while supporting Giving Kitchen, an organization providing emergency assistance to food service workers through financial support and resources. Events include one-night-only collaborations from Chef Dylan Lewis (Goo Goo Chocolate Co.), Chef Alyssa Gangeri (The Butter Milk Ranch), Chef Ford Fry (The Optimist), and more. Then, during Nashville Restaurant Week (February 20 to 26), enjoy prix fixe menus for lunch, brunch, and dinner, and special deals and discounts from over 50 Nashville restaurants. For more information and a complete schedule of events, check out visitmusiccity.com.

Through March 5, 2023: Orchids in the Mansion

Orchids in the Mansion returns to Cheekwood Estate & Gardens, and this year’s display includes white and purple moth orchids complemented by tropical foliage. Pay special attention to the displays as you walk up the grand staircase, leading you to the main experience in the loggia. Entry is included with mansion admission. cheekwood.org

Through April 2, 2023: The Alice Pop-Up at Fairlane Hotel

Fall down the rabbit hole at The Alice, the Fairlane Hotel’s Alice in Wonderland-themed pop-up bar. Enjoy delicious cocktails and bites while taking in stunning views of downtown Nashville. The pop-up runs through Sunday, April 2. Event hours are Monday through Thursday, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday, 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday, 2 p.m. to 11 p.m.; and Sunday, 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. fairlanehotel.com

February 1 – 12, 2023: DRINK-182 Pop-Up

If you’re looking for the perfect 21+ singles mingle, Bode Nashville is bringing back DRINK-182 for its second year — Sidebar is transforming into an anti-Valentine’s-themed pop-up complete with a menu inspired by angsty love ballads. Plus, tickets gain you entry, a free “Loaded God Complex” shot, and a temporary tattoo. Hours are Wednesday through Sunday, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. eventbrite.com

February 2 – 8 & 9 – 15, 2023: Living Centered Program

Join Onsite for the Living Centered Program, a six-day emotional wellness workshop designed to help you bring your life back to center by connecting your current and past circumstances with how they affect you today. During the workshop, expert therapists guide you in rewriting your narratives and resolving areas of your life that keep you stuck, leading you to take back agency and access the life you want to live. Experience top-tier hospitality and culinary services and the best therapeutic and clinical minds in the country at Onsite’s boutique retreat center located just outside of Nashville. onsiteworkshops.com

February 2 & 9, 2023: The Legacy of Black Entrepreneurship in Tennessee Series

February is Black History Month, and to honor the occasion, the Tennessee State Museum celebrates some notable Black businesses. On select Thursdays in February, the museum highlights a different Black entrepreneur in Tennessee — including André Prince Jeffries of Prince’s Hot Chicken and Ladonna Boyd of R.H. Boyd Publishing Corporation. Events are free to attend and begin at noon. tnmuseum.org

February 3 – 5, 2023: Antiques & Garden Show

The annual Antiques & Garden Show returns to Nashville’s Music City Center! The event hosts over 150 vendors offering everything from antiques to horticultural exhibits, gardens, and more. This year’s speakers include Aerin Lauder, Alice Naylor-Leyland, Christin Geall, and more. Tickets start at $35. antiquesandgardenshow.com

February 3 – April 23, 2023: Jeffrey Gibson: The Body Electric

The Body Electric at the Frist Art Museum is devoted to one of today’s leading artists, Jeffrey Gibson. Of Cherokee heritage and a member of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw, his vibrant work is a call for Indigenous empowerment, queer visibility, and environmental sustainability through paintings, sculptures, and videos. fristartmuseum.org

February 4, 2023: 17th Annual All Black Affair

Brooklyn Bowl Nashville honors Black History Month by hosting the annual All Black Affair on Saturday, February 4. The event includes live performances, a red carpet, VIP booths, bowling, and more. The fun begins at 8 p.m., and tickets start at $50. eventbrite.com

February 6, 2023: Creative Professionals Lecture Series: Loss and the Human Condition

Hear from Pradip Malde, a photographer and professor at the University of the South. He speaks on his work, specifically considering the experience of loss and how it serves as a catalyst for regeneration. The free lecture takes place at Belmont University’s Leu Center for the Visual Arts at 5 p.m. The session is moderated by Watkins College of Art Associate Professor of Photography Robin Paris. belmont.edu

February 7, 2023: Black History Month Night with the Nashville Predators

Join the Nashville Predators as they celebrate Black History Month. In addition to an exciting hockey game against the Vegas Golden Knights, the Predators are slated to wear special Black History Month warm-up jerseys that are available for bidding in the Preds Foundation Silent Auction. The game starts at 7 p.m., and tickets begin at $35 HERE.

February 11, 2023: Give Shoes. Give Love.

Join Soles4Souls at the Give Shoes. Give Love. brunch and fashion show event. It’s a great way to kick off 2023 with a morning filled with local vendors, hair and nail delights, a delicious brunch, a mimosa bar, and more. Admission is $40, and all ticket proceeds benefit 4EveryKid, which provides brand-new athletic shoes to children experiencing homelessness in Nashville. The event begins at 11 a.m. at Fifth + Broadway. eventbrite.com

February 11 & 12, 2023: The Nashville Black Market Black History Month Weekend

In honor of Black History Month, the Nashville Black Market hosts a special shopping event at the fairgrounds on Saturday, February 11, and Sunday, February 12. Shop over 50 Black-owned businesses as you eat, dance, and network. Event hours are Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. The market is free to attend. thenashvilleblackmarket.com

February 13, 2023: Made in TN’s 2nd Annual Galentine’s Day Sip & Shop

Join Made in TN at L&L Market for a Galentine’s Day Sip & Shop event! Attendees can enjoy WithCo mocktails, Colts chocolate samples, and other freebies as well as enter to win a local gift basket giveaway and take advantage of select discounts on local goodies you and your friends are sure to love. The free event runs from noon to 6 p.m. shopmadeintn.com

February 14, 2023: Fits and The Tantrums “Let Yourself Free Tour”

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with indie-pop band Fitz and The Tantrums at Brooklyn Bowl. Named after the band’s latest album, the “Let Yourself Free Tour” also includes a performance by musical artist Sammy Rash. Doors open at 6 p.m., and music starts at 8 p.m. Tickets begin at $34. (Note: This is an 18-and-up event.) brooklynbowl.com

February 17, 2023: 5th Annual Music City Masquerade

Put on your best formal mask and outfit, and prepare for live performances from country stars and celebrity guests at the annual Music City Masquerade. During the event, attendees can enjoy DJ performances, authentic Mexican bites, custom cocktails, an auction, and more — all while raising money for a worthy cause, The Aloe Family, a nonprofit organization fighting against poverty. Tickets start at $60, and the fun begins at 7:30 p.m. at Marathon Music Works. thealoefamily.com

February 18, 2023: 7th Annual Wine in the Winter

Wine in the Winter is modeled after its sister event, Wine on the River. Attendees can escape the cold and sample over 100 wines, beers, and spirits in a winter wonderland in the Hilton Downtown Nashville’s ballroom. The event begins at 5 p.m., and general admission tickets are $69. (Note: Non-drinking tickets are available for $25.) wineinthewinter.com

February 18, 2023: Zoo Run Run

Run or walk through the Nashville Zoo as you raise funds for the zoo and its operations. Races include a timed and an untimed 5K. Registration begins at $40, and all runners receive a long-sleeve performance shirt, a race bib, and post-race refreshments. Races begin at 2 p.m. nashvillezoo.org

February 18 & 19, 2023: Sara Sells February Warehouse Sale

Sara Sells is a unique once-a-month shopping event where you can find sofas, dining tables, bedroom furniture, lighting, home decor, and more up to 60% off retail pricing! The best part?! You can take everything home with you on sale day! Sara Sells also offers alternate pickup days and local delivery. The in-person sale on Saturday, February 18, runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the online sale on Sunday, February 19, runs from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. shopssnashville.com

February 19, 2023: 30th Annual Our Kids Soup Sunday

Head to Nissan Stadium on Sunday, February 19, to enjoy delicious soups from dozens of Nashville’s best restaurants. In addition to soup, the event includes celebrity and culinary judges and plenty of kid-friendly activities. Adult tickets are $25, and children’s tickets are $5 (ages 4 to 17). The fun begins at 11 a.m., and proceeds benefit Our Kids, a nonprofit organization providing medical evaluations and crisis counseling to children and families struggling with child sexual abuse. eventbrite.com

February 22, 2023: Conversations at OZ

Conversations at OZ returns in person to celebrate the art of conversation with Nashville leaders and vibrant personalities. As one of Nashville’s most dynamic annual events, the seated dinner invites guests to engage in insightful dialogue on a range of contemporary topics — including arts and culture, social issues, business, and government. Participants choose their conversation host from a roster of more than 30 prominent community figures at the time of their reservation. This year’s table hosts are slated be announced at the beginning of February, so visit ozartsnashville.org regularly for updates.

February 23, 2023: Bingo & Bourbon

Head to Sinema on Thursday, February 23, to raise funds for Communities In Schools of Tennessee. Bingo & Bourbon includes exciting bingo games, great prizes, and unique bourbon and whiskey. The fun begins at 6 p.m., and early bird tickets are $75. e.givesmart.com

February 23 – 25, 2023: Pairings: Nashville’s Ultimate Food & Wine Weekend

Celebrate the 11th anniversary of Nashville Wine Auction’s Pairings. Events include private vintner dinners on Thursday and Wined Up! on Friday, while the main event takes place on Saturday. The Pairings Dinner and Auction offers a five-course meal prepared by guest chefs and paired with delicious wines. Tickets begin at $175 and can be purchased at nashvillewineauction.com

February 25, 2023: Enslaved Memorial Service

In honor of Black History Month, Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage hosts a memorial service every year to honor individuals once enslaved at The Hermitage and throughout the country. The service includes music, special remarks, and a procession to the slavery memorial “Follow the Drinking Gourd,” where 150 flowers are laid by attendees. The event begins at 11 a.m. and is free to attend. thehermitage.com

February 25, 2023: Hot Chocolate Run

Participate in “America’s sweetest race” on Saturday, February 25. The Hot Chocolate Race takes place at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, offering 5K, 10K, and 15K options. Plus, participants are invited to a post-race celebration. Registration begins at $51, and races begin at 7 a.m. hotchocolate15k.com

Have a fabulous February, Nashville!

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To see more great Nashville events, visit our Happenings calendar!

Brianna Goebel
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Brianna Goebel

Brianna is StyleBlueprint’s Associate Editor and Sponsored Content Manager. She is an avid fan of iced coffee and spends her free time reading all things true crime.