Cheekwood in Bloom

March 17, 2018 – April 15, 2018   |   9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cheekwood in Bloom

Cheekwood in Bloom

There’s no place more beautiful than Cheekwood in the spring as more than 150,000 blooms spill from our gardens creating a color experience you won’t forget. Snowdrops, crocus, hyacinths, daffodils, magnolias, redbuds, and dogwoods are also in on the act, putting on an unforgettable show as warmer weather and longer days arrive in Nashville. With five weekends of family activities, entertainment and plenty of natural inspiration, we can’t think of a better way to celebrate the change of seasons.

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Cheekwood in Bloom Themed Weekends

Spring Art Hop at Cheekwood

Celebrate Cheekwood’s gardens with themed programming each weekend.

Weekend Activities 
With featured entertainment across Cheekwood’s grounds.

March 17: Welcome, Spring featuring Edible Kitchen
March 24: Outside In – From the Gardens to the Mansion
March 31: Spring Art Hop
April 7: Arboretum Day
April 14: Howe Garden 50th Anniversary Celebration / Drop Everything and Read Day

Cheekwood in Bloom Tours – March

Weekday mansion hosts from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Weekend mansion walk-up tours at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm
Weekend garden walk-up tours at 11:00 am and 3:00 pm (Saturdays led by Cheekwood Garden Staff and Sundays led by Cheekwood Garden Docents)
No tours March 31st

Weekend Activities

Every Saturday
-‘ART’ivity 10am-2pm
-Garden Activity 10am-2pm
-Beer Garden with live bluegrass music and food trucks 11am-4pm (music ends at 3pm)

Every Sunday
– Beer Garden with live bluegrass music and food trucks 11am-4pm (music ends at 3pm)
– Yoga in the Garden 1pm I Wills Perennial Garden
– New! Behind the Scenes Tour 2pm | Visitors Services
– Garden tour led by Cheekwood docents 11am and 3pm
– Mansion tour 10am and 2pm

The Beer Garden at Cheekwood

Enjoy a beer in an actual garden! Gather with friends for food trucks live music, seasonal beers and craft cocktails set among Cheekwood’s spring gardens. The Beer Garden will be open every Saturday and Sunday from 11am-4pm during Cheekwood in Bloom (music ends at 3pm).

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Cheekwood in Bloom is made possible with support from Mrs. James C. Bradford, Jr. and Ray and Susan Basham.

Enjoy Cheekwood all year with a Membership

Join Cheekwood today and experience the unparalleled beauty of Nashville’s landmark country estate. As a member, you have unlimited access to inspiring art and garden exhibits, programs, festivals, and events throughout every season.

Member Benefits:

  • Unlimited free admission to Cheekwood for one full year
  • Free Parking
  • Invitations to Member-Only events and exhibition previews
  • Discount for select special events, including Spring Art Hop
  • and much more!

Become a member today

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