The Ultimate Nashville Handbook 

Welcome to Nashville! This handbook covers everything you need to know to plan the perfect trip to Nashville for the AABB Conference. 

Best Tourist Attractions in Nashville 

Best Restaurants and Food in Nashville 

Best Accommodation in Nashville 

Best Transportation in Nashville 

Maps and Directions 

Weather in Nashville 

Nashville has hot, humid summers and mild winters. Pack layers and check weather forecasts

Language and Translation 

English is the primary language. Translation services are available. 

Safety Tips and Local Customs 

  • Exercise precautions at night. Travel in groups. 
  • Casual dress unless going to a luxury venue. 
  • Tip 15-20% at restaurants for good service. 

Best Shopping in Nashville 

Best Events and Entertainment 

Healthcare Facilities 

Top hospitals – Vanderbilt Medical, TriStar Centennial, Saint Thomas Midtown 

CVS, Walgreens, urgent care for minor illnesses/injuries. 

Outdoor Activities 

Best Local Tours and Activities 

Best Wi-Fi and Internet 

Free Wi-Fi at coffee shops, restaurants, hotels, and public places. 

Currency Exchange and Banking 

Emergency Contact 

Best Travel Tips 

  • Make restaurant reservations in advance 
  • Bring comfortable walking shoes 
  • Buy discounted attraction passes 
  • Allow extra time for Nashville traffic 

Best Local Events and Holidays 

Here is an updated guide with local events happening in Nashville from October 13-17, 2023, and links to websites for more information: 

Local Events in Nashville from October 13-17, 2023 

  • Nashville Film Festival (October 13-17) – This annual film festival screens independent films of all genres from around the world. Attend film screenings, panels, and parties. Website 
  • Oktoberfest at Craft Brewers Conference (October 14) – Sample German beers and foods and enjoy live music at this big Oktoberfest party for brewery industry professionals. Website 
  • AmericanaFest (October 12-15) – Celebration of Americana music with 100+ artists performing at venues across Nashville. Website 
  • Iroquois Steeplechase Races (October 14) – Historical horse racing event, including races, betting, tailgating, and entertainment. Website 
  • Tennessee vs Alabama Football Game (October 14) – SEC rivalry college football game happening at Neyland Stadium in nearby Knoxville. Website 
  • Nashville Predators vs Edmonton Oilers NHL Game (October 17) – Pro hockey matchup at Bridgestone Arena downtown. Website 
  • Live Music at The Bluebird Cafe (Nightly) – Intimate music venue where songwriters perform acoustic sets in the round. Reservations required. Website 

With top music festivals, SEC football, and NHL hockey, there’s no shortage of entertainment happening in Nashville during the AABB Conference dates. Enjoy some famous southern hospitality and lively events! 

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