This season, Nashville hotels invite you to hang out in their spaces with some unique summer-long events. From pool parties to whiskey tastings, each brings something new and different to the summer event scene, and you’re sure to find something you, your friends and your family will enjoy — even as locals.

21c Hotel

221 2nd Ave N., Nashville, TN 37201 • (615) 610-6400

With 21c Hotel‘s Tipsy Tour, there’s no need to wait until Friday for a fun night out on the town. On Tuesdays, visit the Gray & Dudley bar for a special hour-long happy hour at 6 p.m. Then, at 7 p.m., the party moves to the hotel’s 10,500-square-foot exhibition space, where attendees will take a tour to learn more about the current 21c exhibit as well as the artists who created the works. On Thursdays, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., grab a discounted drink from the Tipsy Tour menu and take it with you for a guided tour of The Supernatural, beginning at 5 :30 p.m.. Admission to the exhibit is free, but you can reserve your spot here.

The 21c Tipsy Tour happens every Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m.

Bobby Hotel

230 4th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37219 • (615) 782-7100

We jump at any excuse to visit the Bobby Hotel and savor the views and vibes from their gorgeous rooftop terrace, and their summer music series is no exception. The series runs through October and features a fresh lineup of talent, served alongside strong libations and friends old and new. The next two shows are June 12, featuring Elizabeth Cook, and July 10, featuring Israel Nash. Click here for the full schedule.

Cambria Hotel

118 8th Ave S. Nashville, TN 37203 • (480) 676-5138

The Cambria Hotel is taking “Sunday Funday” to a whole new level this summer. Every Sunday, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., the rooftop hosts a pool party for the ages — ages 21+, that is. Boozy popsicles, specialty cocktails and local brews are just a few of the treats that will be served poolside. Mark your calendars and call the hotel for additional details.

Head to Cambria’s rooftop pool to escape the heat this summer! Image: Cambria Nashville

Fairlane Hotel

401 Union St., Nashville, TN 37219 • (615) 988-8511

Calling all book lovers! Ellington’s Mid Way Bar & Grill at the Fairlane Hotel is hosting their new monthly series, the Ladies Happy Hour Book Club, on the third Wednesday of every month. From 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. you can mingle with other book lovers, enjoy a cocktail and small bites, and meet a local author. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased here.

Hotel Preston

733 Briley Pkwy., Nashville, TN 37217 • (615) 361-5900

Whether you need a weeknight date idea, a little extra self-care or an escape from the kids, Hotel Preston has something for you. Enjoy a complimentary whiskey tasting, locally made cigars and a poolside DJ during Straight Up + Toasted. On Saturdays, take a poolside yoga class taught by Hot Yoga of East Nashville‘s very own Jamal Hutchinson. And after a relaxing morning, you can stick around and attend the SaturYaY pool party, which features boozy popsicles (supplied by FrutaPOP), specialty cocktails and live music. Cabana rentals are also available for $250 and include a bucket of rosé. For more information about all of Hotel Preston’s events, click here.

Hotel Preston offers three different events to celebrate summer. Image: Hotel Preston

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JW Marriott

201 8th Ave S., Nashville, TN 37203 • (615) 291-8600

Haven’t tried goat yoga yet? Beginning June 1, the JW Marriott will host goat yoga and brunch on the first Saturday of each month. With the purchase of a $40 goat yoga session, you’ll receive a $10 brunch credit to Stompin’ Grounds. Click here for more details and to purchase tickets. And if you’re looking for a family-friendly event, bring the kids to JW Marriott’s cinema series, held every Monday through August 26. Admission is free, but you’ll need to reserve one of the 500 available spots.

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Cheers to summer! Image: JW Marriott Nashville


807 Clark Pl, Nashville, TN 37203 • (629) 800-5070

Head all the way to the top of the Westin for a free concert series at the L27 rooftop lounge. Shows are held one Thursday of each month (usually the first, but check the full calendar here), and the next two nights are June 6, featuring the band Moves, and July 18, featuring Ruby Velle & the Soulphonics. This poolside, multi-level rooftop terrace with stellar skyline views is the perfect venue for a free night of music. Doors open at 7 p.m.; music begins at 8 p.m.

Enjoy live music at L27 with one of the best views in town! Image: L27

Noelle Hotel

200 4th Ave N., Nashville, TN 37219 • (615) 649-5000

Start your Sunday Funday off right at Noelle Hotel‘s Yacht Rock Sunday event. What could be better than enjoying your favorite yacht-rock tunes while sipping a cocktail and overlooking downtown Nashville from the Noelle’s rooftop. For $25 per person, bottomless mimosas are available from noon to 3 p.m. at the hotel’s rooftop bar, RareBird. Click here for additional details.

Even the decor is on theme! Image: Caroline Allison

Thompson Nashville

401 11th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203 • (615) 262-6000 

Thompson Nashville’s L.A. Jackson Fitness Society is an opportunity for locals to get fit atop this luxury boutique hotel. Each Saturday at 9:30 a.m. throughout the summer, locals are invited to enjoy an hour-long exercise session from a rotating roster of local fitness studios. And when you’re all worked out, unwind with a mimosa. June’s upcoming fitness options include Erin Oprea Workout (6/9 — a Sunday), Simple Balanced Pilates (6/15), Title Boxing (6/22) and Pure Barre (6/29). Keep up with additional options and learn more here.


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