Saturdays Are For The Boys On a Nashville Bachelor Party

Getting the guys together for a bachelor party in Nashville? This (one of many) party guides to Nashville will give you a few ideas of things to do, must-eat places in the city, and the legendary honky tonks and local bars to hit up.

While we consider our Nashville party bikes to be the definition of an epic bachelor party, the Music City has something for every party type — country music honky tonks; conquerors of the great outdoors; Tennessee whiskey drinking; sporting games. It will be a bachelor party y’all will (hopefully) remember for years to come.

Things To Do in Nashville for a Bachelor Party

Kickoff the Bachelor Party and Cruise Down Broadway on a Party Bike

Nashville Pedal Tavern

Duration: Approximately 90 minutes

There’s a Broadway party, and then there’s a Nashville Pedal Tavern Broadway party! Hop on, pedal and sip with the boys as you head downtown. Check out the honky tonks along the way and get a lay of the land before you hit the downtown scene. It’s BYOB on the party bike, just keep in mind you will be dropped off downtown and don’t return to the starting point.

This 2 hour downtown party bike and bar crawl includes an exclusive Nashville Pedal Tavern wristband that gets you drink specials around Nashville from all our partners. You can hit up all the best honky tonks on Broadway and beyond.  

bachelor party group on Nashville Pedal Tavern

This Nashville Attraction Will Get Your Ax Off the Couch For Sure

Throw Nashville (Ax Throwing)

Duration: 2+ Hours

Give in to your primal hunting instincts and give ax-throwing a go! Ax throwing is the newest sport of skill and aim, which is popular in Canada and is making its way quickly through the U.S. Throw axes that range from full-length woodcutting axes to smaller, hand-held tomahawks and enjoy an experience unlike any other in Nashville.

The Code Word is: WHISKEY.

Jack Daniels Distillery Tour

Duration: About an hour and 15 minutes drive from Nashville. Total tour time 1+ hours. 

A long drive is always worth it for the whiskey, especially when it’s Jack Daniel’s. It’s never a bad day when you’re enjoying booze in all its barrel-aged glory with the guys. Learn and see the process where the famous whiskey got its name on a guided tour. You can charter your own transportation to Lynchburg, or book with a tour provider of Jack Daniel’s Tours. 

If you don’t want to wander out of Nashville, there’s various whiskey distilleries and tours closer to city limits. Enjoy craft whiskey, premium tastings and distillery tours before the groom is whiskey-ed away for the rest of his life.

Boys cheers at a bachelor party

50% Golf, 50% Drinking, 0% Pesky Exercise

Top Golf

Duration: 2+ Hours

This Nashville bachelor party idea is a great way to enjoy the best part of golf — drinking and sitting. Now a nation-wide bachelor party activity, Top Golf is must for the boys that aren’t ready to hit the green all day. Stay as long or as little as you would like, hang out in your very own Bay, and enjoy amazing food and beverages overlooking the Nashville scene.

Looking to actually hit the links? Checkout Hermitage Golf Course and Gaylord Springs Golf Links, both within 20 minutes of Downtown Nashville.

Add Some Whitewater To Your Beverage List

Ocoee Outdoors Rafting

Duration: App. 3.5 hour drive

What’s the best way to amp up your bachelor team for a night on the town? A whitewater adrenaline rush. The Middle Ocoee River is the most popular whitewater rafting trip in the country. This is in most part due to hot days, consistent dam released flows and awesome whitewater. Let your group feel on top of the world before the rest of the bachelor party sends them overboard.

Bust a Few Rounds

Nashville Armory

Duration: 1+ hours

Time to brush up on your target skills and bust a few rounds with the boys on the bachelor party. With sixteen lanes of indoor rifle or pistol shooting on the most advanced wireless target system available, you can be sure that it will be an unparalleled shooting experience. 

Smoke Like The Most Interesting Man In The World

BLEND Bar with Davidoff Cigars

Duration: As long as you would like! 🙂

Get your Winston Churchill on with this must-do activity. Add some class and style by sipping on some bourbon and puffing on a cigar at BLEND Bar. This bar experience is located in the heart of downtown Nashville, a city known for country music, its rich history, and of course, bourbon.

Catch a Game in Nashville with the Boys

While you’re in Nashville, you might as well plan on watching a game. Getting tickets to a sporting event is quite a common bachelor party activity. Attend a Tennessee Titans game (NFL), catch the Nashville Predators (NHL), or watch the Nashville Sound (MiLB) while if you’re looking to catch a game.


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Hit The Road Jack — Day Trips from Nashville for Bachelor Parties

These day trips from Nashville can be a great way to break up the bachelor weekend and get out of the city for a bit. Get a change of scenery, experience some of the iconic parts of Tennessee, all within a day’s drive of Nashville. These bachelor party options are great for whiskey enthusiasts and the guys that want to get outdoors for some fishing and hiking.

Jack Daniel’s Distillery in Lynchburg, Tennessee

You’ll taste more than the famous Jack Daniel whiskey on this Nashville bachelor party. You’ll get an immersive taste of the rich Tennessee culture and craftsmanship in Lynchburg. Groups can visit on a self-guided tour, or book with local transportation and tour companies like Mint Julep Experiences Nashville.

Nashville to Bourbon Heritage Center in Bardstown, KY

Hit the road to Bourbon Country for a day filled with bourbon tastings, southern foods, distillery tours, and good ‘ol road banter. You can make it a self-guided trip, or book a guided and inclusive tour with the local experts. Learn more about the Kentucky Bourbon Trail and planning your day trip.

Mammoth Cave National Park 

Get your exploration fix by heading into the longest cave-system on earth (400+ miles). In addition to the caves, the surface activities in the park range trail hiking, camping, rivers to kayak and swim in, horseback riding, and biking trails.

Rock Island State Park

Rock Island boasts numerous scenic overlooks, waterfalls, and recreation areas. Spend a day of the Nashville bachelor party grilling on the park’s natural sand beach and fishing.

Waterfalls at Cummins Falls

Chasing waterfalls isn’t just for the bachelorettes. Tennessee has some pretty incredible falls that are located nearby great hiking and fishing spots.

Rock City in Chattanooga 

Located just 10 minutes from Chattanooga, this attraction offers incredible views of rock formations, caves, waterfalls and more. From here you can see 7 states!

nashville bbq must-eat for bachelor parties

Dig In Boys — Your Nashville Bachelor Party Eating Guide

You can’t have a bachelor party in Nashville without putting BBQ on the menu! These are just a few of our favorite places in downtown and Midtown to dig in and fill up before the next round.

Martin’s BBQ | $

  • Located in Downtown Nashville
  • Local’s Recommendation Off Menu: Pork or Brisket 

Hattie B’s | $

  • Located in Midtown and West Nashville
  • Local’s Recommendation Off Menu: Hot Chicken

Oak Steakhouse | $$$

  • Located in Downtown Nashville
  • Local’s Recommendation Off Menu: Steak!
  • Drink Specials: Primarily wine

Chuy’s | $

  • Located in Midtown
  • Local’s Recommendation Off Menu: Burritos
  • Drink Specials: Margaritas 

The Pharmacy Nashville | $

  • Located in East Nashville
  • Local’s Recommendation Off Menu: All Burgers
  • Drink Specials: Homemade Sodas

nashville honky tonk guide of bachelor parties

Throw Some Back on Broadway at the Honky Tonks

A Nashville bachelor party isn’t complete without a visit to the legendary honky tonks and a few cold ones in hand. From rooftops like Tootsies to classics like The Stage where you might catch someone famous, there’s a bar on Broadway for every group. These are a few of our recommended honky tonks and bars to visit on the bachelor party.

  • Alan Jackson’s Good Time Bar
  • Tin Roof
  • Famous Saloon
  • Cerveza Jack’s
  • Doc Holiday’s
  • Swinging Doors
  • HQ Beercade
  • Redneck Riviera
  • Kid Rock’s Big Honky Tonk and Steakhouse
  • Luke’s 32
  • Tootsies Rooftop Bar

Bachelor Party with NPT

Hit The Town with Nashville Pedal Tavern

Whether it’s a pre-game, a ride downtown, or a way to close it down — Nashville Pedal Tavern‘s party bike is a must-do for bachelor parties. Hop on, sip and pedal while you take in the Nashville sights, drink a few, and listen to music.