Coming to Nashville for your 21st?! Turning 21 again for the 10th time?! No matter if you’re telling people your age or not, whenever you come to Nashville for your birthday, the kid in us comes out! So rather than just hit the bars, wanna know the top 10 unique things to do in Nashville for your birthday?! You’re in the right spot. Check out our recommendations on where to celebrate your upcoming year!
How about starting your day with a little self-care?! One of the newest and coolest Finnish style bath houses over in East is Holiday Salon + Bathhouse. They offer all sorts of services including hot stone massages, facials, waxing, and their immaculate bathhouse. For now, you can only book private sessions but 2 hours alone or no one but your people sounds freaking amaze balls. And if you are feeling like snacks, check out the custom menu created by Cafe Roze that you can order along with your visit 24 hours in advance! 10/10 experience!
Dinner at the Perfect Spot
We can all get on board that one of our favorite activities on our birthdays are indulging in all our favorite foods. Especially when you share it over a table surrounded by all your people. So where are some good spots for groups to snag an unforgettable dinner?! Check out our list of the top 5 restaurants for large groups! Or this blog of the best restaurants in Nashville!
Ever wanted to see Nashville but from a birds eye view?! Looking for a new experience to celebrate solo or a romantic option to take your lover out for their birthday?! Look no further than Monarch Helicopters. You can book them direct here or catch them on Airbnb! Donovan, the pilot, flies this luxe chopper over downtown for a 15 minute tour and he is the BEST tour guide. He sets the mood with fun music and an energy that is an amazing unique experience to get high in Music City for your birthday!
PhotoWalk Nashville is the #1 Airbnb experience in Nashville. Snag photos in some of Nashville’s hottest neighborhoods in front of iconic murals, the most Instagrammable streets, and a private rooftop champagne pop! Create memories you’ll never forget your trip and fill up your socials to make all the older bitches jealous haha. You’re only this age once so get the proof of how hot you are now! Check out their site for all their tours here.
One of the best places to pick up a birthday treat is from Baked on 8th. Located on 8th Ave S, their cute shop is filled with all sorts of cookies, cupcakes, and custom cakes for order! They are the MOST delicious and can have any custom order by the time you arrive in town! Just pick it up from the shop and enjoy! Calories don’t count on your birthday right?!
Rent a pontoon for a day on the Lake
There is something so magical about spending your birthday on the water. There are so many ways to get out and into some H2O. But one of our favorites is to snag your crew and rent a pontoon for the day, as long as someone is cool to DD. Here are a few options for full or half day rentals: Pontoon Nashville, Elm Hill Marina Rentals, Fate Sanders Marina Rentals, and Nashville Shores Rentals.
The Pool Club on the rooftop of the Virgin Hotels is one of the hottest new pool clubs in Nashville. It is always a vibe with regular events like themed brunches, DJ pool parties, and other amazing events. Book a private day bed or cabana for a day of pool floating and day drinking. Check out the prices and book direct with them here!
Arrington Vineyards, in Arrington, TN just about 35 minute drive from downtown, is a great spot to get outta the city and enjoy the open space of Tennessee. With access to wander the grounds, set up a picnic, do a tasting or plan to head out there for their one of their special events. Every Saturday and Sunday, they have free jazz and bluegrass music and Food Trucks on Fridays! YUM WINNNNNE!
Wanna get out and play?! Spank your birthday compadres in a game of Topgolf from one of their climate controlled hitting bays. There is always plenty of space for groups and they have a rooftop bar overlooking downtown Nashville. You can order food right to your bay while you make everyone feel bad for not letting you win on your birthday lol. Also, check out their event space for concerts and other fun activities while you’re in town.
The last unique birthday idea is to go roller skating in a vintage rink! There are a few rinks locally but the one most locals use is the Brentwood Skate Center. They are open for a retro skate night on Thursdays, family skate options, and adult only nights on the first and third Sundays of the month. Cost is $7-$10 a person so this is a great option if you are a ballin’ on a budget! Plus you can get all decked out with a retro theme. Hell yea!
And there you have it… the top 10 unique things to do in Nashville for your birthday! If none of these options are striking your fancy, then check out our other blog, 100 things to do in Nashville. You will definitely find something on that list that would be the recipe for a bad ass birthday activity. Happy Birthday to ya and make sure you book with Stay Minty as your place to stay! We have the perfect spots near downtown for your big group celebration. Click here for all our Nashville homes! Love y’all!