It’s no secret Broadway Street in Nashville is where the party is at. Love it or hate it, you’ll probably find yourself stumbling down Broadway at some point.
Broadway in Nashville is like that friend you keep dodging because when you’re with them something crazy always goes down and at this point in life, you just can’t handle it. But at some point, you cave and accept that it’s going to be a wild and fun night, and you’ll pay for it in the morning but whatever, it’s a once-every-couple-months-kind of-thing right?
No shame in having a night out in Nashville (or two or three). Actually, the Nashville nightlife is off the hook, and we fully support having a good time. And we like to take care of those having a good time. So to help you survive downtown Nashville and the notorious Broadway Street Honky Tonks, we’ve put together some tips along with some must-visit places on Broadway.
Tips To Surviving Broadway Nashville at Night
Tip #1: Bring your ID, everywhere, always.
Tip #2: Bring cash to tip the bands!
Tip #3: Vida Flo— schedule your appointment for the next morning to get your fluids back after a night of overindulgence.
Tip #4: Wear comfortable shoes to dance the night away. You don’t want to be the one sitting on the sidelines because your feet hurt, right?
Tip #5: Save room in your dessert stomach for our famous dessert spots downtown-Legendairy Milkshake Bar or Mike’s homemade ice cream!
Must Visit Places in Downtown Nashville
This crowd favorite boasts a world-famous sky bar that overlooks the popular Broadway Street in Nashville. Not to mention it’s a standout venue when it comes to music and looks!
If you’re a foodie doing a food tour of Nashville on Broadway Street, then The Diner Nashville is your one-stop-be-all. We’re talking 6 floors of casual and upscale dining! Plus it’s open 24/7!
When in Nashville….buy one get two free cowboy boots! You can’t make a trip to Broadway Street in Nashville without purchasing a local pair of boots. Even if you don’t count yourself a boot-wearing-boot-booging person, you’ll want to grab yourself memorabilia from Broadway Nashville.
Nashville is the music city and you’ll find bands in almost every Broadway bar and restaurant. But if you want to catch a really unique music scene, check out the dueling piano performance!
Located at the Nashville River Front, the view from the top overlooks the Cumberland River. This is a must-stop on your Broadway exploration. Get a cold beverage to quench your thirst, some food in your belly, and take in the incredible Nashville views.
Tips From Locals About Nashville Nightlife
The Nashville Pedal Tavern is partnered with almost 30 bars in downtown Nashville (Broadway, Midtown, and the Gulch). After your Nashville party bike tour with Pedal Tavern, keep your wristband on to get discounted drink specials at partner bars. Your wristband is good for the beverage and food specials as long as you wear! So if you do a late-night party bike tour one night and want to go out on Broadway Nashville the next, keep that band on for some killer deals!
Bars open up at 10 am and don’t close until 3 am!
You won’t find a cover charge for any Broadway’s bars unless it’s New Years.
As long as you have a shirt, shoes, and pants on you’re good to go! While we’ve coined the term for “Nash Vegas” we haven’t followed suit with dress code requirements.
If you’re into the bars that have “activities”, we recommend checking out: Wild Beaver Saloon which has bull riding; Wild Horse Saloon for line dancing; Nashville Underground which has a light-up LED dance floor.
Cruise Broadway with Nashville Pedal Tavern!
See where Music City gets its name. Pedal Lower Broad and visit the famous honkey tonks of Nashville. Live country music, all day every day! Cruise by the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Bridgestone Arena, the Country Music Walk of Fame, the Cumberland Riverfront, and more.
We’ll leave from the Pedal Tavern Headquarters (1504 Demonbreun Street)