Beginning in May, join us on Thursday nights for live music and programming combining art and nature! Grab a drink from one of our bar stations and stroll through the Ann & Monroe Carell Jr. Family Sculpture Trail for a relaxing experience after a long day.
Thursday Evenings | May – October
Please note, Cheekwood will not be hosting Thursday Night Out on September 2 or September 9.
Don’t miss Thirsty Third Thursdays, specially ticketed Cocktail Crawls throughout the gardens June 17, July 15, August 19, September 16, & October 21.*
Thursdays, September 16th & October 21st | 5 – 9 PM
Join us for Thirsty Third Thursdays, a specially ticketed Cocktail Crawl throughout the gardens taking place September 16th & October 21st. Each Thirsty Third Thursday will feature a different brand sponsor highlighting four signature cocktails that vary each event!
*If you wish to participate in Thirsty Third Thursday, you will need to purchase the event specific tickets.
Thursdays | 5 PM – 9 PM
Lot B and Beer Garden
*Food trucks are subject to change.
Thursdays | 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Bracken Foundation Children’s Garden
*Please note that in the case of rain, performances will move inside.
Rejuvenate your mind, body, and spirit through a Self-Guided Twilight Mindfulness Walk on the Ann & Monroe Carell Jr. Family Sculpture Trail. These self-guided walks include prompts to encourage mindfulness while also tracking 3,000 steps toward your step goal. Enjoy live instrumental music on The Carell Trail only on Thursday nights from 5 – 7 PM.
*Please Note: The Cedar Loop is not lit at night.
Did you know we also have sculptures in the gardens that aren’t on The Carell Trail? Don’t miss the newly-conserved Eric Orr’s Cheekwood Prime Matter sculpture where water and fire present a most unique art experience on Thursday nights from 5 – 9 PM. To access Eric Orr’s Cheekwood Prime Matter, exit through the back of the Frist Learning Center and follow the lit pathway down the Frist Learning Center Lawn.
Eric Orr (American, 1939-1998). Cheekwood Prime Matter, 1997-98. Bronze, copper, stainless steel, and mechanical components. Museum purchase through funds provided by Ann & Monroe Carell, Jr.
With 55 acres of breathing room, Cheekwood serves as a refuge to rejuvenate the mind, body, and spirit. We’re offering new Wellness 360 programs for Therapeutic Thursday Nights. Celebrate the longer days with a yoga class at dusk hosted by Triluna Wellness or join The Yogi Bassist for a 60-minute sunset sound bath meditation experience.
Advanced reservations required for all happenings, workshops, and classes. Additional fees may apply. Capacity is limited.
*If you wish to participate in Thirsty Third Thursday you will need to purchase the event specific tickets.
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