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Christmas at Gaylord Opryland Resort

Posted On: 12/04/2019

There is no more magical place to be in Nashville this holiday season than at the Gaylord Opryland Resort. This display of Christmas cheer and merriment will get you into the spirit of the season with over 3 million holiday lights plus acres of festive decorations and a host of activities and events that will create memories to last a lifetime. Read on for more about how you can experience this magic for yourself:

Event Details

The fun of an Opryland Christmas kicks off on November 8, 2019, and continues through January 1, 2020. You do not have to be an overnight guest at the Gaylord Opryland Resort to take advantage of all of the festivities, however, there are special packages that allow you to combine lodging with your selected holiday fun events.

Ice

This popular presentation is a must-see event this Christmas season. This year’s theme features the classic holiday tale, “A Christmas Story.” This story will come to life before your eyes with interactive ice sculptures, legendary scenes from the famous film, and so much more. Everything in the production is hand-carved from two million pounds of ice, making this spectacle something that you truly have to see for yourself to believe.

Shows to Experience

Your Opryland Christmas experience is not complete without taking in one of the amazing shows. With so many diverse options to choose from, it is easy to find the perfect show for your party’s preferences and tastes. Ideas to consider include the family-friendly Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical, the General Jackson Showboat Holiday Cruise, or the stirring production of The Gift of Christmas with Trace Adkins & Friends.

Other Activities

In addition to the dazzling light displays and the ICE show, you will want to be sure to check out the other Christmas-themed offerings at Opryland. Thrill-seekers will love racing down a 15-foot-high, four-lane ice tubing hill. Or take a spin around the ice skating rink, featuring more than 8,000 square feet of real ice. The youngest guests in your party will delight in a ride on the miniature train or a whirling adventure on Santa’s Spinners. Cap off your day with a meal at the special Rudolph’s Holly Jolly Feast, giving you the chance to indulge in a delicious array of food and drink while mingling with Rudolph himself. After you have stuffed yourself with all of the seasonal goodies, be sure to take a ride on the iconic horse-drawn carriage through the gorgeous grounds of the resort.

Booking a private car service to the Opryland will take all of the hassles out of this experience, allowing you to relax and enjoy the festivities with your family without worrying about transportation. We look forward to partnering with you this holiday season to ensure that you have a magical time.

Nashville Bachelor Party Ideas

Posted On: 11/22/2019

A Nashville bachelor party is like no other. That one last blowout with the guys can and should be a memorable one. And it can be if you know how to plan it right. There are so many great options in Nashville for where to stay and what to do.

Regardless of what and where the party is, it is helpful to book bachelor party transportation for everyone in attendance. Not only is this more convenient for guests, but it also keeps everyone safe and together.

When it comes to Nashville bachelor parties, strip clubs have been done to death. Luckily, there are tons of other appropriate activities for a bachelor party throughout the city. They include golf, go-karts, beers, and so much more.

For a fun golfing experience, consider Topgolf. Its 215-yard outfield is perfect for target practice and bays hold six players each. The maximum capacity for the bays is 12, making it ideal for Nashville bachelor parties. Each bay has its own big-screen TV as well. The facilities also include a restaurant and sports bar.

Right past downtown Nashville is an indoor facility called Music City Indoor Karting. Those that feel the need for speed will enjoy the maximum speed limit of 40-miles per hour.

Germantown is where another popular bachelor party hotspot is located. Von Elrod’s Beer Garden and Sausage House boast 36 beers on tap. One of the highlights of the experience is the Stein Holding Contest. Participants compete in holding a beer stein up. Whoever holds the five-pound liter the longest wins the contest.

There are also several brewery tours held in Nashville. With Whiskey Trail Tours you can design your own Nashville Brewery & Distillery Tour. It can include several local breweries. Depending on the brewery you can check out the brewing process and samples some of the best beers on tap.

When planning a Nashville bachelor party it also helps to know where to stay. Some of the most popular options are the Hilton Downtown Nashville Renaissance Hotel and Sheraton Nashville. However, several vacation rentals are also available. This includes two and three-bedroom apartments. Signature Transportation can provide hotel transportation as well for big bachelor parties.

It is safe to stay that Nashville is the ideal location for a bachelor party. The convenience of bachelor party transportation means grooms-to-be can sit back and enjoy having a night out on the town in comfort and style.

Holidays in Nashville

Posted On: 11/13/2019

Are you ready for some Christmas cheer? It’s easy to get into the holiday spirits in Nashville. Get in the mood with hot chocolate, candy canes, gorgeous decorations, twinkling lights, and, of course, incredible music. If you’re in Nashville or Middle Tennessee, get ready for the holidays with some of our favorite traditions and latest trends.

Gaylord Opryland Resort’s A Country Christmas

The Opryland Hotel and Resort is best place to start the holiday season. They transform the resort with three million lights into a magical winter wonderland. Activities include carriage rides, snow tubing, ice skating, gingerbread decorating, and ICE at Gaylord’s Opryland.

ICE!® featuring A Christmas Story is an exciting show with sparkling ice displays, interactive sculptures, and more. Everything is hand-carved and depicts some of your favorite Christmas Story scenes.

Stay the night at the Opryland Hotel for the ultimate holiday experience!

Dancing Lights of Christmas Nashville Christmas Drive-Thru

The 10th annual Dancing Lights of Christmas returns with the largest light display in Middle Tennessee… over 1.5 million LED lights! It’s quickly becoming a Nashville tradition. Attendees drive through an incredible dancing light show, synchronized with a special FM radio channel. Don’t forget to get out at Santa’s Village!

Holiday Lights at Cheekwood Estate & Gardens!

Holiday Lights at Cheekwood is open November 23 until December 30 (except Christmas). This outdoor display showcases 17 custom-made LED trees with programmed lights. There’s also real reindeer, s’mores pits, holiday carolers, gingerbread workshops, and cash bar with wine, beer, and hot chocolate.

GLOW Nashville, Nashville’s Brightest Christmas Experience

GLOW Nashville is brand new in Nashville and features one of the tallest Christmas trees in country, a custom-built ice skating rink, millions of lights adorning larger-than-life sculptures, a life-size Santa’s workshop, and more. Create memories for all ages.

Franktown Festival of Lights

Beginning Thanksgiving night, FrankTown Open Hearts hosts a Christmas-spirited experience that stretches for a mile with 200 light displays and synchronized Christmas tunes. Relax in the comfort of their own car and enjoy thousands of sparkling holiday lights in Franklin, TN.

Signature Transportation can provide car services to special events throughout the holiday season. From holiday parties to light shows, reserve a ride in Nashville with Signature Transportation.

Halloween in Nashville

Posted On: 10/28/2019

Nothing beats the fall in Nashville, and there’s no better time to celebrate than Halloween. If you’re looking for a spooky good time there’s plenty to do around Music City. Since Halloween takes place on, Thursday, October 31, 2019, this year, most parties will have taken place the weekend before Halloween. However, there’s a lot to do on Halloween night if you know where to look, and Signature Transportation can help.

Here’s just a few of the fun things to do on Halloween night. From bars to haunted houses Halloween in Nashville, have a great and spooky evening!

Bars

Most bars will be hosting their Halloween events from October 25 – 27, but there are several bars hosting Halloween events on Thursday. Festivities include carnival themes, Cosplay, dance parties, and the Stranger Things Halloween Experience. Headquarters Beercade has recreated the show with their Hawkins Arcade: A Stranger Things Halloween Experience. It includes Stranger Things installations, themed food, and cocktails.

  • Hawkins Arcade - Headquarters Beercade - October 10-31
  • Hallowed Haunts - Hidden Bar at Noelle – October 31
  • Dia De Los Diskin Halloween Party - Diskin Cider - October 31
  • Halloween Celebration - L.A. Jackson - October 31
  • Cosplay Contest - Bar Otaku - October 31
  • Spooky City Disco Party, Darkside of the Moon Shine - 6th & Peabody - October 31
  • Halloween Freak Show - L27 - October 31
  • Va Va Vamp III - Rudy’s Jazz Room - October 31

Haunted Houses

Looking for some chills on Halloween night? There are several haunted houses open in Nashville with large scale scenes, filled with cutting edge audio, special effects, and gruesome and graphic artistic detail. Keep in mind these haunted houses are not for young children.

  • Nashville Nightmare – Nashville – Sept 13 – Nov 9
  • Dead Land Scream Park – Lebanon – Sept 13-Nov 2
  • Devil’s Dungeon Haunted House – East Nasvhille – Sept 20 – Oct 31
  • Haunted Hell Nashville – Antioch – Sept 20 – Nov 2

Concerts

Nashville, of course, has some great music to choose from on Halloween night. Third Man Records is putting on Season of the Witch Halloween Show. Taking place at the The Blue Room at Third Man Records, the Halloween show will feature Bbymutha, Starcrawler, Jacuzzi Boys, Kent Osborne, and Heat Tape

  • Season of the Witch - Third Man Records- October 31
  • Halloween Party ft. MIPS from the Crypt - Cambria Hotel’s True Music Room - October 31
  • Halloween Extravaganza - Rosetta - A Tribute To Tool - Mercy Lounge - October 31

There are also several Halloween tours available including the Hermitage Ghost Tour and the Haunted History Tours at the Ryman Auditorium. Or create your own private tour with Signature Transportation. Signature can provide car services to Halloween events all over Nashville!

The Best Times to Visit Nashville

Posted On: 10/18/2019

With great food and amazing nightlife, Nashville has become a favorite travel destination. Of course, it also helps being the historic home for country music. The best time to visit Nashville depends on what sort of experience that you’re looking for. Pick the best times to beat the crowds, weather, or enjoy the music or events the Music City has to offer.

Autumn

Fall is probably you’re best bet for travel in Nashville due largely to the incredible weather and light tourist traffic. Autumn weather starts to take hold in late-September and continues well into early-December. Keep in mind that hotel rates also tend to be a little higher during the fall, which is something to consider, and you’ll definitely want to avoid traveling around Labor Day. The Tennessee State Fair also takes place in the fall, and includes a variety of activities, live bands, livestock exhibitions, games, and thrill rides.

Winter

Nashville can be gloomy in the winter and temperatures range from the upper 20s to the 40s. However, this is also the best time for hotel and airfare deals to Nashville. Mid-December through late-February can be chilly, but far less crowded as well. The Christmas decorations at the Opryland Hotel and the Belle Meade Plantation are also worth visiting.

Spring

Like the Fall, Spring is the best time in terms of crowds and great weather. Enjoy Nashville and its attractions when the weather is the nicest with high average temperatures starting in the low 70s. Take advantage before the summer rush! It is a little rainier in Spring. May is the rainiest month of the year, with average precipitation reaching 5.5 inches.

Summer

Summers in Nashville can get pretty stifling with high humidity and temperatures that can peak in the 90s. June through August is the busiest time to visit with larger crowds than any other time. If you’re into music though, the summer is the time to visit with both the CMA Fest and Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.

Really any time is a great time to visit Nashville. The choice is up to you, and if you’re looking for the best choice in transportation, Signature Transportation offers year round car services in Nashville.

Most popular bars in Nashville

Posted On: 10/04/2019

You’ve decided on a trip to Nashville. Whether you are heading to Nashville for a girl’s trip, guys trip, or romantic getaway, you’ll definitely want to check out the bars downtown. Once you arrive, you may quickly become overwhelmed by the sheer number of bars that you can check out. Today we’ll share some information about the most popular bars in Nashville to help you make a list of your must-stop places for your upcoming trip.

1. Tootsies
Known to most as “Tootsies,” Tootsies Orchid Lounge is a must-stop for most people visiting Nashville. Tootsies consists of three floors and they usually have a different live band on each. Tootsies is open from 10 a.m. - 3 a.m. so you can stop by whenever you are ready for some great music. Be sure to snap a pic with the iconic Tootsies sign outside the bar.

2. Tin Roof
If you’re getting hungry in between bars then be sure to stop by Tin Roof. Here you’ll find tasty comfort food and a casual atmosphere. This is a great place for when you need a short break but still want to enjoy what Nashville has to offer. You’ll also find a variety of beers and signature cocktails and plenty of live music. If you are visiting on a Sunday, you may even find a football game on.

3. Wildhorse Saloon
If you’re in the mood for dancing, Wildhorse Saloon needs to be your next stop. The Wildhorse Saloon is a 66,000 square foot bar that also has a restaurant and full dance area! If you’re hungry, you’ll find a great selection of burgers to eat while you enjoy live music. They also have a wide selection of signature cocktails for when you are tired of beer. Keep an eye out for free line dancing lessons while you are there!

4. The Fox Bar & Cocktail Club
If you are looking for a more secluded area, head over to the Fox Bar & Cocktail Club. You’ll need to venture to the basement behind Nicoletto’s Italian Kitchen to find this cute and cozy spot. You’ll feel relaxed while lounging in the plush blue velvet booths sipping on one of The Fox’s creative cocktails and lavender kettle corn.

5. Rare Bird
For a breathtaking view of the city, visit Rare Bird where you can hang out at the rooftop bar. Rare Bird is located at the top of hotel Noelle and features two fireplaces. This is another place where you can enjoy a more relaxed scene when you need a break from the cowboy scene.

6. The Patterson House
You may feel a bit confused when you approach The Patterson House because there is no sign on the exterior, unlike most other Nashville bars. Don’t let this keep you away. Once inside, you’ll find a relaxed atmosphere where you must be seated to be served. This means that you may have to wait a few minutes for a seat, but believe us, the wait is worth it. Once seated, you’ll want to take your time enjoying your cocktail and enjoying the company of your friends or significant other.

Remember to drive safe in Nashville. Book private and group transportation to Nashville bars with Signature Transportation.

10 Best Concert Venues in Nashville

Posted On: 09/20/2019

There’s a reason they call Nashville Music City, and it may just have a little something to do with all the great music. Whether you’re looking for a big concert experience or an intimate music hot spot, Nashville is the city for you. Nashville offers music lovers historic venues like the Opry or the Ryman, huge concerts at Bridgestone Arena, and divey-er stages in East Nashville.

If you’re looking for live music Nashville, here are a few of the best places to start:

Grand Ole Opry

If you’re visiting Nashville, chances are you’ve already heard of the Grand Ole Opry. The Opry attracts country music fans from all over the world (even if you’re not a country music lover, it’s worth a visit!). The historic live broadcast moved to its current space in 1974 after 30 years at the Ryman Auditorium. The Grand Ole Opry is a little out of the way from downtown Nashville, but always worth the magical journey. The biggest names in country music headline and make surprise appearances there regularly.

Ryman Auditorium

The original location of the Grand Ole Opry, the Ryman Auditorium is considered the “the Mother Church of Country Music,” and no other venue in Tennessee can compare to its history with performances by Hank Williams, Dolly Parton, and more. The Ryman remains a country music Mecca to this day and offers annual events like Opry at the Ryman, Bluegrass Nights in the summer, and Sam's Place every winter.

The Station Inn

The Station Inn is another historic spot with iconic bluegrass and roots. Every seat provides a perfect view of the stage and a perfect musical experience. Be sure not to miss the Sunday night bluegrass jam, a classic “pickin’ circle” with seasoned pros and aspiring amateurs… you never know how’ll show up.

The Basement East

The Basement’s sister property, The Basement East in East Nashville’s Five Points neighborhood, offers about four times the space and some surprisingly big rock acts (Yo La Tengo, Lee Ann Womack, and Dave Grohl to name a few). Known as the “The Beast,” it has a charming atmosphere including a living room-themed VIP section.

The Bluebird Cafe

Many legendary country music artists got their start at the Bluebird. Located in a strip mall in Green Hills, the venue is well known to for locals, out-of-town tourists and even A-list stars. Tickets go fast though as space is limited to just 90 seats.

Cannery Ballroom

The Cannery Row offers three popular music venues: Mercy Lounge, Cannery Ballroom and The High Watt. The Cannery Ballroom is the largest with a 1,000-person capacity. This is a great place to discover something different than the regular country music acts in Nashville, Cannery Ballroom is home to rock, pop, and indie acts.

Ascend Amphitheater

There’s no better place to see music on a hot summer night than Ascend Amphitheater. It’s one of Nashville’s only open-air venues and is situated right along the riverfront. Music lovers can enjoy the views of the Nashville skyline and some once-in-a-lifetime shows.

Exit/In

Another great rock and roll venue in Nashville, Exit/In attracts a nearly limitless range of acts to their stage. While there’s not a bad seat in Exit/In, the balcony is definitely the best seat in the house.

Douglas Corner Café

Douglas Corner Café is a small lounge-café, but is a memorable piece of Nashville music culture. Tuesdays are open mic nights, and Wednesday through Saturday, there's wide range live music on display. Singers, songwriters, and small acts all pack the calendar throughout the year.

3rd and Lindsley

3rd and Lindsley is close to Nashville’s downtown scene and has a more intimate feel. If you’re looking to eat or drink before you hit a show, there’s no better place than 3rd and Lindsley.

Signature Transportation offers concert transportation to any venue in Nashville or book a Music City Tour.

Best Nashville Distillery Tours

Posted On: 09/13/2019

Tennessee is known for good music and maybe even better whiskey. After 2009, it became legal to distill spirits outside of Lincoln, Coffee, and Moore counties in Tennessee. Both bringing great whiskeys back to Tennessee and creating incredible new tours throughout the state.

Enjoy old and new drinking traditions in Nashville, and learn about the history, tradition while you sample the best whiskey in Tennessee on a personalized distillery tour. Spend the day sampling whiskeys with friends and family at Tennessee’s best distilleries in Lynchburg, Franklin, Thompson's Station, Nashville, and more.

Here are some of our favorite distilleries in Tennessee:

Jack Daniels Distillery

Easily the most recognizable and iconic whiskey brands in world, the Jack Daniels distillery is located in Lynchburg, TN, about 90 miles from Nashville. The distillery offers several themed tours including a tasting tour, and sample Old. No. 7 and Gentleman Jack as well as lesser-known products like Tennessee Fire and Tennessee Honey.

H Clark Distillery

This micro-distillery is passionate about bourbon. Located in Thompson's Station, you can see how spirits were made the old-fashioned way including down to the lined garbage cans! H Clark Distillery creates hand-labeled batches of its Whiskey, Black & Tan, and Tennessee Bourbon spirits.

Corsair Distillery

Corsair Distillery got its start by two childhood friends brewing beer and wine in their garage. Now this Internationally award-winning distillery has two trendy locations in Nashville. Unique offerings include everything from quinoa whiskey to pumpkin spice moonshine.

Leiper's Fork Distillery

Leiper’s Fork Whiskey offers something a little different. Their whiskey has a larger percentage of barley than most Tennessee whiskeys, closer to whiskeys from Scotland and Ireland. Distilled in a 200-year-old barn, Leiper’s Fork brings a more historical frontier tradition to Nashville suburbs.

Pennington Distillery

Formerly known as SPEAKeasy Spirits, there’s always a good time at Pennington Distillery in Nashville. They offer a variety of spirits and super fun whiskey tours in an old airplane hanger. Walk through their facility and experience every step in their process, from grinding the grain to bottling finished products.

George Dickel Distillery

Located in rural Tennessee, George Dickel Distillery is 140-years-old that follows in the Scottish tradition including spelling without the E in Whisky. Today George Dickel offers a wide range of whiskys including an aged 90 proof and the Hot Dickel, a spicy Tabasco hot sauce-infused whisky.

Nelson's Green Brier Distillery

Green Brier has been distilling way back before prohibition and Jack Daniels. The distillery now offers whiskeys and bourbons inspired by the pre-Prohibition past.

Enjoy your time in Tennessee, but remember to drive safe! Want a whiskey tour of Tennessee? Our tour company, Whiskey Trail Tours, offers a selection of distillery tours in Nashville or book a custom tour through Signature.

Whiskey Trail Tours

Music City Food + Wine Festival 2019

Posted On: 09/06/2019

The 7th Annual Music City Food and Wine Festival is set for September 20-22, 2019 and is an amazing, authentic experience for those who love gourmet food and exceptional wines. The festival is spread between Bicentennial Park and the Walk of Fame Park in downtown Nashville.

The Music City Food and Wine Festival was created by famed chef Jonathan Waxman, producer of Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits, and the Austin Food + Wine Festival, Grammy winning fellow Nashville residents Kings of Leon, and Andy Mendelsohn and Ken Levitan of Vector Management.

Highlights of this weekend-long event include live music, panels, demos, and the opportunity to savor delicious foods and sip some amazing beverages. Along with the famous chefs and restaurants serving up tasty treats over the entire weekend, there is also Harvest Night to look forward to. Harvest Night is on Friday evening for ages 21 and over consisting of live music and cocktails, wine, and main brand beers. Ticket options include a pass for all three days, Friday night, Saturday during the day, Harvest Night (Saturday), and Sunday Brunch.

This year the big names that will grace the festival are country artist and TV host Martina McBride, chef and TV host Tyler Florence, chef Masaharu Morimoto, and festival partner, TV host, and GIFFT Wine representative Kathie Lee Gifford plus a plethora of other chefs, music artists, and wine experts.

Friday and Saturday have no shortage of live music, dancing, demos, competitions, culinary tastings, and more from chefs and an assortment of alcoholic drinks, but Sunday has something special of its own to offer as well. Sunday is the Gospel Brunch day of the festival with the best chefs offering their take on Southern Cuisine and a variety of brunch items, live Gospel music, and of course wine, beer, and cocktails.

There's nothing like a walk through Downtown Nashville watching fun demos, yummy eats, and cool treats for sipping while listening to live music to give you the ultimate festival experience. However, just like any other large Metropolitan, Nashville is a nightmare to navigate and find a parking place during events like this. Therefore, it is highly recommended to book a private car for festival transportation and leave the driving to the experts. Enjoy all the perks of the festival without the headache of trying to drive and park in downtown Nashville with your own festival transportation driver.

Reserve Music City Food + Wine Festival car services with Signature Transportation.

Top 5 Places to Get Ice Cream in Nashville

Posted On: 08/19/2019

Nashville Ice Cream

In honor of National Spumoni Day on August 21, we’re serving up our list of top ice cream shops in Nashville.

Pied Piper Creamery

114 S 11th St
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 227-4114

The Pied Pier Creamery makes a wide variety of homemade ice cream flavors with interesting names and equally interesting flavor combinations. Patrons can enjoy permanent flavors like Oatmeal Raisin in the Sun, Trailer Trash, Toffee Loaded Coffee, or enjoy specialty flavors that routinely rotate out like Blue Berry Hill (Blueberry cheesecake with a blueberry pie filling swirl) or The Four Horsemint -- mint ice cream with Junior Mints, Three Musketeers Mint, York Peppermint Patties, and peppermint bark.

Mike's Ice Cream Fountain

129 2nd Ave N
Nashville, TN 37201
(615) 742-6453

Located in downtown Nashville, Mike’s Ice Cream Fountain features over 30 flavors of delicious homemade ice cream including unique, southern specialties like Blackberry Cornbread and Tennessee Fudge. Get old-fashioned fountain soda, floats, shakes, malts, and more.

Goo Goo Shop and Dessert Bar

116 3rd Ave S
Nashville, TN 37201
(615) 490-6685

Stop in for a taste of the original Southern confection, Goo Goo, from the Standard Candy Co. Downtown Nashville’s Goo Goo Shop serves up everything Goo Goo from ice cream scoops and sundaes, to floats with optional Goo Goo Cluster topping. It’s a chocolate lovers paradise!

Bobbie's Dairy Dip

5301 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 463-8088

Since 1971, Bobbie's Dairy Dip has been a Nashville classic serving up delicious ice cream scoops and milkshakes.

The Ice Cream Bar

5572 Nolensville Pike
Nashville, TN 37211
(615) 490-3864

The Ice Cream Bar features dozens of ice cream flavors and has an extensive dessert menu with over 50 different Popsicle flavors and 32 kinds of ice cream plus homemade confections and toppings.

Stopping for an ice cream treat after an afternoon tour of Nashville is the perfect way to end the day and get ready for the night life.

Now Part of the GO Shuttle Network

Posted On: 08/14/2019

GO Airport Shuttle

My Elite Ride, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Signature Transportation Services, is proud to announce that they’ve become GO Airport Shuttle’s official transportation provider in Nashville – adding that city to the list of over 85 destinations they service.

As with Signature, My Elite Ride is committed to providing the best quality transportation experience possible in Nashville and beyond. Through this new partnership, GO gets affordable transportation to Nashville International Airport (BNA) in private vans, sedans, and SUVs and Nashville customers can book transportation in other locations. In addition to airport rides, we’ll also be offering customers point-to-point, hourly, and charter transportation services.

Reasons to GO with My Elite Ride and Signature Transportation Services in Nashville:

  • Transparent fares without hidden fees.
  • We don’t surge price.
  • Curbside service.
  • Reliable and on-time.
  • Professionally trained, knowledgeable and safe drivers.
  • Easy, secure online booking available 24/7.
  • Late model, comfortable, well-maintained vehicles.
  • Advanced reservations ensure your ride is there when you’re ready to go.
  • Book transportation in departure and destination cities.

By partnering with GO, My Elite Ride joins a consortium of best-in-class, ground-transportation service providers committed to making the travel experience affordable, convenient, and safe.

Visit https://goairportshuttle.com to see a complete list of locations serviced.

Americana Music Festival

Posted On: 08/08/2019

The New York Times recently proclaimed the American Music Festival as, "The coolest music scene today." The festival happens every year with fans traveling from all over the world. There are also professionals from the music industry that scope out the latest talent. The festival lasts for six days, and features an assortment of events such as chances to network, guest seminars, and even panels of some of the most sought after musicians.

The 20th Anniversary of AMERICANFEST will be held on September 10th through the 15th. This year there is expected to be thousands of lovers of music headed to Nashville, Tennessee. The festival will feature genres for all music lovers across the country. There will be plenty of folk, blues, soul, and even country for those at the festival to discover and enjoy. The artists at the festival are all world-renowned and expected to put on amazing shows.

The conference part of the festival will have an abundance of opportunities for those who are interested in music theory and education. There will also be daytime performances to enjoy in between the seminars and panels. There will be a forum that was created specifically for artists, managers, radio stations, agents, managers, etc. Luckily, this festival is open even to those who are not members of the American Music Association, or in the field of the music industry. The creators of the festival wanted to create a platform where any music lover could come enjoy music in a like-minded community.

There is an option to come for a part of the festival, instead of the whole six days. These festival wristbands give you access to the events that are on the day of your attendance, but priority will be given to those who have registered for the whole six days, in the case of a venue being filled to capacity.

Festival Lodging

There are many options for staying near the festival location. Most festivalgoers prefer staying in the traditional hotel setting in order to have a safe and secure visit. This is also a great way to meet people that are attending the festival in a more relaxed setting. There are also many festivalgoers that like to find more private means of lodging such as small bed and breakfasts, or rental properties.

Festival Transportation

Festival Transportation can be a hassle if not properly planned. Because the parking at, and around the festival can be tricky, it is highly suggested to rent a private form of transportation. A private car service will ensure that you are at each event safely, and on time. The drivers of the private car services are from the area, and specialize in driving to and from festivals such as the Americana Music Festival.

Reserve a festival car service to the Americana Music Festival with Signature Transportation.

OUTLOUD Music Festival

Posted On: 08/02/2019

The OUTLOUD Music Festival is returning to Nashville, September 14, 2019. Presented by Tito's Handmade Vodka, it’s a one-day music-centric event with very outloud entertainment. If you’re headed out, Signature Transportation can provide concert transportation and so much more!

Nashville’s premiere LGBTQ+ Music Festival is happening on Church Street between 15th and 16th Avenue North in Midtown. The OUTLOUD Fest promises an interesting array of LGBTQ+ Artists and drag performances on two stages, and is expected to sell out this year. 2019 Headliners included Greyson Chance, Kim Petras, and Gia Woods.

The event is all ages show and will take place rain or shine. OUTLOUD will also feature a variety of local food and beverage options, food trucks, vendors, Deejays, and some outloud surprises.

Get OUT. Be LOUD.

And reserve a private car service or coach with Signature Transportation. We offer limos, sedans, coaches, and more throughout Greater Nashville. We’re perfect for group transportation to festivals and concerts throughout Music City.

Tennessee Titans Preseason 2019

Posted On: 07/25/2019

Are you ready for some football? The Titans return to face a pair of AFC powerhouses as part of their 2019 preseason schedule at Nissan Stadium. If you’re headed to Nissan Stadium, Signature Transportation can provide car services to football and sports games throughout Nashville.

The Titans finished 9-7 in 2018, but the preseason is right around the corner. The Titans will open their home preseason schedule against the New England Patriots on August 17, and the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 3 on August 25. The Titans will also be playing away games versus the Philadelphia Eagles and Chicago Bear.

Kick off the (pre)season right with a Signature Transportation car services. Our vehicles include sedans, SUV's, vans, limousines, mini-buses, and coach buses. It’s the perfect way to head to the game.

Reserve Tennessee Titans transportation to Nissan Stadium today!

2019 Titans Preseason Schedule

  • Week 1: Titans at Eagles – August 8 – 6:30 PM
  • Week 2: Patriots at Titans – August 17 – 6:00 PM
  • Week 3: Steelers at Titans – August 25 – 7:00 PM
  • Week 4: Titans at Bears – August 29 – 7:00 PM

Music City Brewer’s Festival

Posted On: 07/19/2019

Music City Brewer’s Festival is Nashville’s original and longest running beer festival. Come sample some great beer, play dodgeball, enjoy live music, see belly dancers, and even play with some puppies. All this makes for one of the wildest parties in town! Remember to drive safe and if you need a ride, contact Signature Transportation in Nashville.

Waste Management and Pura Still will present the 18th Annual Music City Brewer’s Festival. It’s taking place, Saturday, July 27, 2019, from 5pm-9pm at the Music City Walk of Fame Park on the lawn of the Hilton Nashville Downtown.

Approximately 5,000 people are expected to in attendance this year. Enjoy tastings from over 50 local, regional, national, and imported breweries as well as food vendors and live music. The popular Dodgeball2You will be returning to the Music City Brewer’s Fest with a safe and fun dodgeball experience for everyone. There’s also a large interactive games zone featuring Giant Corn Hole, Giant Connect Four, and Giant Jenga.

This event is 21 and over only. And drive safe with a reliable. designated driver or a professional like those at Signature Transportation.

This outdoor festival will be one you do not want to miss. Reserve a private car service or coach with Signature Transportation.

Fall Weddings in Nashville

Posted On: 07/11/2019

We all think of Spring weddings, but October is actually one of Nashville’s favorite months to get hitched. Autumn is simply a beautiful time to capture Nashville at its finest. There’s no better time for wedding photos: the leaves are changing and humidity is beginning to drop. If you’re heading for to an autumn wedding in Nashville, start your trip with Signature Transportation.

If you’re getting married in September, Labor Day is an easy time for guests to schedule. It’s the end of the summer heat and the perfect time to get married. It’s like having your wedding in May without all the rain.

October is by far the most popular time in the Fall to get married in Nashville. It’s more than just the cool temperatures and predictable weather though. It’s a very relaxed time, perfect for planning vintage outdoor weddings.

November is perhaps the least popular time in the fall to get married in Nashville. It’s a little bit colder, so indoor weddings are a little more popular. Thanksgiving is also a difficult time to plan a wedding around.

Popular Fall Wedding Venues

For wedding venues in the fall, you’re going to want to look for an outdoor space surrounded by trees, gardens, or vineyards.

  • Arrington Vineyards - 6211 Patton Rd, Arrington, TN 37014
  • The Barn at Allenbrooke Farms - 2023 Dr Robertson Rd, Spring Hill, TN 37174
  • Belle Meade Plantation - 5025 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN 37205
  • Cedarwood Weddings - 3831 Whites Creek Pike, Nashville, TN 37207
  • Cheekwood Estate and Gardens - 1200 Forrest Park Dr, Nashville, TN 37205
  • CJ's Off the Square - 218 3rd Ave N, Franklin, TN 37064
  • East Ivy Mansion - 209 S 5th St, Nashville, TN 37206
  • The Governors Club - 9681 Concord Rd, Brentwood, TN 37027
  • The Hermitage - 4580 Rachels Ln, Hermitage, TN 37076
  • Legacy Farms - 8061 Murfreesboro Rd, Lebanon, TN 37090
  • Mint Springs Farm - 7730 Nolensville Rd, Nolensville, TN 37135
  • Riverwood Mansion - 1833 Welcome Ln, Nashville, TN 37216

Whether you’re heading for a wedding in Spring, Summer, Winter, or Fall, start your trip with Signature Transportation. Signature can provide group car services from Nashville Airport or wedding guest transportation for the day.

Have a Great Time at the Grand Ole Opry

Posted On: 07/05/2019

Since 1925, the Grand Ole Opry has been holding regular family-friendly concert events in Nashville, TN, with the biggest and most talented names in country, gospel, bluegrass, and folk music. If you're in the Nashville area, be sure to check out one of the upcoming Grand Ole Opry shows. Concert car services are a great way to ride carefree in style to and from the venue.

A Royal Affair with YES
Monday, July 8, 2019

Upcoming Grand Ole Opry shows will be part of the summer concert calendar, and kicking off the second week in July will be the rock group YES performing some of their greatest hits, such as "Owner of a Lonely Heart" and "Close to the Edge." Joining YES will be Asia, John Lodge of the Moody Blues, and Carl Palmers' ELP Legacy.

Grand Ole Opry Main Shows

A staple at the Grand Ole Opry are regular ensemble concerts with a variety of stars. Up-and-coming country artists as well as classic artists can be seen performing regularly at upcoming Grand Ole Opry shows.

On Tuesday, July 9, 2019, be sure to check out The Gatlin Brothers along with special guests, Michael Ray, Mark Willis, Craig Campbell, Bill Anderson, Jesse McReynolds, and Carly Pearce.

On Wednesday, July 10, 2019, once again enjoy The Gatlin Brothers with another amazing line-up of guests, this time Home Free, Jeannie Seely, Tegan Marie, Del McCoury, Sawyer Brown, and Tyler Rich.

On Friday, July 12, 2019, the Grand Ole Opry is proud to present Clare Bowen, who will be signing copies of her debut album after the show. Special guests will include Tommy Emmanuel, Balsam Range, The Whites, and once again, Jesse McReynolds.

Wrapping up the week on Saturday, July 13, 2019, will be long-time Opry members The Whites and Bobby Osborne with special guests Lauren Jenkins, Charlie Worsham, and Craig Campbell.

For the remainder of July and August, you can look forward to some amazing artists taking the stage such as Charlie Daniels Band on July 30th, Shenandoah on August 2nd, Dustin Lynch on August 7th, Oak Ridge Boys on August 13th, and The Nashville Hymn Sing! with Keith and Kristyn Getty on August 18th. You don't want to miss any of these awesome shows!

The Grand Ole Opry series gives visitors a chance to sample several artists at once, and concert car services give you an awesome way to get to and from the venue without having to worry about traffic or parking.

Alice Cooper and Halestorm
Sunday, August 4, 2019

While the Grand Ole Opry mostly conjures up images of country and gospel music stars, there's always something for everyone in Nashville. If you like rock 'n' roll, rock legend Alice Cooper with special guests Halestorm will be playing the venue in August. Cooper has been a mainstream rock 'n' roll artist since 1962 with hits such as "No More Mr. Nice Guy" and "School's Out." Special guests Halestorm are a newer rock band and are touring their fourth album release, Vicious.

Reserve a car service with Signature Transportation to these and any upcoming Grand Ole Opry Main concert.

Music City Jazz Festival

Posted On: 06/20/2019

Nashville is more than just great country music. Music City Jazz Festival is the one of the best smooth jazz shows in the summer. The festival is taking place July 19-20 at Nashville Public Square Park. If you’re looking for festival transportation in Nashville, there’s no better service than Signature Transportation.

It’s more than just an outdoor concert, Music City Jazz Festival is the event of the summer. The festival is a great place to mingle while you hear smooth jazz artists from all over the country. Bring chairs and blankets to enjoy a day of Jazz in Nashville.

The Jazz Festival features both music veterans and young musicians taking the the jazz scene by storm. Past performances include David Sanborn, Boney James, Brian Culbertson, Gerald Albright, Maysa, Will Downing, Spyro Gyra, Fourplay, Roy Ayers, Pieces of a Dream, Jonathan Butler, Peabo Bryson, The Rippingtons, Rachelle Ferrell, Euge Groove, and Hiroshima.

Book a car service in Nashville to Music City Jazz Festival or any festival throughout the summer with Signature Transportation. Our vehicles include sedans, SUV's, vans, limousines, mini-buses, and coach buses. It’s the perfect way to get around.

Bonnaroo 2019 Lineup

Posted On: 06/05/2019

The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival is back in Manchester, TN! The four-day music festival was founded in 2002, and features a diverse lineup on multiple stages. While focused on jam bands and folk rock, the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival has something for everyone.

Recent year’s have had disappointing attendance numbers, and hit an all time low in 2016. However, the 2019 lineup featuring headliners like Phish, Childish Gambino and Post Malone have seen a major uptick in ticket sales. The 2019 lineup is very true to its roots and is headed for a sellout.

Bonnaroo is set for June 13–16 at the Manchester’s Great Stage Park and features a diverse lineup of over 150 musicians.

Thursday, June 13 Lineup

Grand Ole Opry (Featuring Special Guests), Saba, Space Jesus b2b Eprom b2b Shlump, 12th Planet, Sunsquabi, All Them Witches, Magic City Hippies, The Nude Party, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, The Comet Is Coming, Jack Harlow, Eprom, Caroline Rose, Donna Missal, Peach Pit, Hekler, and Dorfex Box.

Friday, June 14, Lineup

Phish, Childish Gambino, Solange, The Avett Brothers, Brockhampton, GRiZ, RL Grime, Beach House, GRiZ Superjam, NGHTMRE, Gojira, Courtney Barnett, Girl Talk, Catfish & The Bottlemen, AJR, K. Flay, Anoushka Shankar, Nahko & Medicine For The People, Liquid Stranger, Deafheaven, Parquet Courts, Rival Sons, Ibeyi, Jade Cicada, Las Cafeteras, Cherry Glazerr, The Teskey Brothers, Medasin, Tyla Yawah, Ducky, Monsieur Periné, Mersiv, and Crooked Colours.

Saturday, June 15 Lineup

Post Malone, Odesza, Hozier, Kacey Musgraves, The National, The Lonely Island, ZHU, John Prine, Juice WRLD, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Gucci Mane, Jim James (Full Band), Maren Morris, Gramatik, Shovels & Rope, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Quinn XCII, Clairo, Bishop Briggs, Hippo Campus, Space Jesus, Tokimonsta, The Record Company, Chelsea Cutler, SNBRN, Ruston Kelly, Whipped Cream, Rubblebucket, Little Simz, Memba, Deva Mahal, and DJ Mel.

Sunday, June 16 Lineup

Phish (2 Sets), The Lumineers, Cardi B, Brandi Carlile, Illenium, Walk The Moon, Mac DeMarco, King Princess, Lil Dicky, G Jones, Trampled By Turtles, The Wood Brothers, Hobo Johnson & The Lovemakers, Princess (Featuring Maya Rudolph and Gretchen Lieberum), The Soul Rebels, The Lemon Twigs, Two Feet, AC Slater, CID, Dombresky, Bombino, Faye Webster, Ripe, Kikagaku Moyo, and Igloohost.

While tickets may be sold out, Bonnaroo 2019 car services are still available with Signature Transportation. We offer limos, sedans, coaches, and more throughout Greater Nashville. We’re perfect for group transportation to the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.

CMA Fest Tips

Posted On: 05/29/2019

CMA Fest in Nashville is one of country music’s premier events. The music festival is a four-day concert hosted by the Country Music Association. The festival is taking place June 6th - 9th at Nissan Stadium and venues around the city. Are you ready?

If you’re headed to CMA Fest 2019 here are just a few handy tips to guide you though the festival.

Plan Ahead, But be Flexible

Over 100,000 country music fans from around the world are expected to hit the streets of Nashville in June with concerts taking place on 11 stages. CMA Fest 2019’s lineup includes Ashley McBryde, Billy Ray Cyrus, Brothers Osborne, Carrie Underwood, Cody Johnson, Dan + Shay, Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line, Jo Dee Messina, Kane Brown, Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Luke Bryan, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Old Dominion, Raelynn, Rascal Flatts, Scotty McCreery, Thomas Rhett, and Tim McGraw.

If you want to beat the crowds and see all your favorite performances, a game plan is the best ideal. With the CMA Fest app, you can customize a concert schedule that includes all your favorite artists. You can also set reminders that notify you shortly before an artist is set to perform.

If you’re enjoying the show, remember to be flexible. With CMA Fest, it’s impossible to see it all, so just relax and have a good time. And even can’t see every performance, you can see a lot with a good plan.

Things to Bring

Water… water is a must have for the CMA Fest or any major festival. This year the CMA Fest is allowing water bottles and/or refillable plastic water bottles into the concert venues. So, keep hydrated and enjoy the show!

Aerosol sunscreen, alcohol, and umbrellas are not allowed either rain or shine. All CMA Fest stages also have a clear bag policy, this means you can bring a clear bag, no larger than 12 x 12 x 6 inches. You can also carry a clutch no larger than 5.5 by 8.5 inches. Note that all bags will be searched and that bag storage is also avilable e Riverfront and at Nissan Stadium.

Getting Around Nashville

There are several parking options available around downtown Nashville. Parking passes are available at Nissan Stadium for $80. Nashville also has parking lots scattered throughout the city, but they can be expensive especially during events like CMA Fest.

Avoid parking and driving with a festival car service from Signature Transportation. We offer a wide range of vehicles in Nashville including sedans, SUV's, vans, limousines, mini-buses and coach buses. We have the best group transportation services to CMA Fest 2019.

Have fun and don’t miss a minute of the CMA Fest! Book a Signature Transportation car service today.

Memorial Day in Nashville

Posted On: 05/23/2019

Memorial Day is a time to honor our American heroes, but it’s also time to relax and enjoy the time we have with our loved ones. Kick off your summer in Nashville with special events and activities held throughout Memorial Day Weekend. From comedy shows, art exhibits, concerts, and ballgames, Nashville is the perfect place to spend your Memorial Day.

Here are few of the activities happening around Music City, and remember that Signature Transportation can also provide car services for Memorial Day as well as holidays and special events throughout the summer.

Musicians Corner

Musicians Corner offers free family friendly music events in Centennial Park every Saturdays through May & June. Musicians Corner will be offering a Friday show, May 24, with Will Hoge, Shelly Colvin, Emily Earle, Karina Daza and Avi Jacob. Saturday’s show will be featuring Aaron Lee Tasjan, Erin Rae, A.J. & the Jiggawatts, Sontalk and EG Vines.

Granville Heritage Day

Step into the past with Granville Heritage Day. Located in the historic riverboat town of Granville, 65 miles northeast of Nashville, Granville Heritage Day festivities include a fiddle competition, parade, demonstrations of 1860 pioneer craft, antique car & tractor and show, magic show, and bluegrass festival. Heritage Day takes place May 25.

Nashville Sounds

Triple-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, the Nashville Sounds are in their fifth season at First Tennessee Park. The Nashville Sound will be playing games vs the Memphis Redbirds on May 24 and 25 (the Friday game will feature fireworks), and vs the Round Rock Express on May 25, 26, and 27. The game on the 26th will feature Memorial Day Weekend themed fireworks display and an all-you-can-eat-and-drink cookout hosted on the exclusive club level of First Tennessee Park. The Sounds will also be wearing their Military Jerseys to honor all the men and women serving in our US Military.

Nashville Flea Market - The Fairgrounds Nashville

The Nashville Flea Market is always open for shopping on the Fourth weekend of every month, and will be taking place May 24 -26. It’s a fun opportunity to walk around and find deals on one-of-a-kind items: antique furniture, knick-knacks, specialty foods, boutique clothing, jewelry, fine leather goods, and more.

Memorial Day Fireworks

The Nashville Shores Lakeside Resort offers a Memorial Day Fireworks show in Hermitage, TN, on May 26. A fireworks show at the Lakeside Resort is like two shows in one with the beautiful fireworks display reflected on Percy Priest Lake.

These and other Memorial Day Weekend activities will be taking place throughout Music City. Reserve a Nashville car service with Signature Transportation. Take time to thank those who served, and leave the driving to us.

Ariana Grande @ Bridgestone Arena

Posted On: 05/15/2019

Ariana Grande is heading to Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena as part of her 42 city Sweetener World Tour. Grande was last in Nashville for her 2017 "Dangerous Woman" tour. For transportation to Bridgestone Arena or to book an Ariana Grande car service contact Signature Transportation today!

The Sweetener World Tour kicked off on March 18 in Albany, NY, with shows in Orlando, Miami, and Chicago before heading to Nashville on June 7. Ariana Grande is coming off her much hailed Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival show and memorable performance at Aretha Franklin's funeral, so this is the concert in Nashville not to miss!

The tour promotes the release of her fourth album, "Sweetener," and the concert at Bridgestone Arena also features Normani and Social House.

Reserve a luxury car service to Bridgestone Arena with Signature Transportation. Book sedans, SUVs, vans, limousines, mini-buses, or coach buses to concerts in Nashville with Signature.

Mother’s Day Brunches in Nashville

Posted On: 05/03/2019

Mother’s Day is serving something special in Nashville. Mother’s Day Brunches are the perfect way to show your appreciation. And you can get to brunch with us! Leave the driving on Mother’s Day to Signature Transportation.

Restaurants across Nashville are hosting either special Mother’s Day brunch or serving chef specials on Sunday, May 12, 2019. Take mom to the perfect spot this year.

It’s recommended to make reservations at restaurants individually, and book a Mother’s Day car service with Signature Transportation.

Check out some of the best Mother’s Day Brunch spots in Nashville:

The 404 Kitchen

507 12th Ave S Fl 2, Nashville, TN 37203
Chef Matt Bolus and his team at The 404 Kitchen celebrate Mother’s Day with a special brunch menu (seasonal starters, main courses, and sides).

Adele’s

1210 McGavock St, Nashville, TN 37203
Adele’s is a farm-to-fork favorite with a special Mother’s Day brunch menu featuring salads, cured meats and seafood, classic brunch offerings, and, of course, fried green tomatoes and grits.

Char Restaurant

3988 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37215
Char offers a live jazz trio starting at 11:00am during their Mother’s Day brunch. Char will be offering their regular menu plus some Chef specials for Mother’s Day.

Josephine

2316 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37204
Josephine will be offering their regular brunch menu on Mother’s Day as well as a special three-course prix-fixe dinner menu.

Pemrose

211 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203
Pemrose has a special Mother’s Day brunch for $38 for adults and $18 for children ages 5 to 12. It’s filled with favorite brunch and lunch dishes, as well as an impressive selection of salads, sides, and desserts.

The Southern Steak & Oyster

150 3rd Ave S #110, Nashville, TN 37201
The Southern is a trendy spot that is offering their regular brunch hours and brunch menu this Mother’s Day.

The Sutler Saloon

2600 8th Ave S #109, Nashville, TN 37204
The Sutler is a storied bar & music venue offering their normal Bluegrass Brunch featuring bottomless mimosa and a Bloody Mary bar.

Union Station Hotel Nashville

1001 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203
The Union Station Hotel will be hosting a special Mother’s Day brunch. Selections include a French toast bar, herb-crusted prime rib, shrimp and grits, and much more.

Treat Mom to a Mother’s Day meal and a ride with Signature Transportation. We a wide range of vehicles: sedans, SUV's, vans, limousines, mini-buses and coach buses. Perfect for groups heading out somewhere special for Mother’s Day.

Saddle up for Kentucky Derby 2019

Posted On: 04/19/2019

Place your bet, grab your hat and cold Mint Julep, and don’t miss a minute of Kentucky Derby Day.

The Kentucky Derby returns to Churchill Downs, Saturday, May 4. “The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports" has been running every year since 1875. The Kentucky Derby is part of Derby Week and live racing begins on April 27. Events include Opening Night, Champions Day, Dawn at the Downs, Thurby, Kentucky Oaks, and concludes with the legendary Kentucky Derby. And head off to the races with Signature Transportation. You can reserve car services to Kentucky Derby events with Signature Transportation.

The Kentucky Derby is a full day of racing. The gates to the Derby open at 8:00 AM, and Mint Juleps and drinks are available from 8:00 AM to approximately 8:10 PM. Watch the Garland of Roses arrive at the Clubhouse Gate at 9:45 AM. Betting starts 30 minutes before the first race at 10:00 AM. The Kentucky Derby race starts at 6:50 PM. Enjoy a day at the races and reserve all your transportation needs with Signature Transportation.

Remember that getting to Churchill Downs on Derby Day can be an issue. Roads are closed, parking is limited (and expensive), don’t count on being able to find a taxi cab, and then there’s the surge pricing with ride share services to deal with. Parking at Churchill Downs is sold well in advance, so be prepared when traveling. Central Avenue from Crittenden Drive to Taylor Boulevard are closed to unauthorized traffic, and combined with 170,000 attendees, traffic jams are common.

Private car and shuttle services are the best way to get to Churchill Downs for a day at the Kentucky Derby and/or the Kentucky Oaks. Signature Transportation offers competitive rates and exceptional services for groups, and no surge pricing for the Derby. Our experienced drivers know the best routes to Churchill Downs, so you can relax and enjoy Derby Week with a private car service.

We offer car services in Nashville, Louisville, and more with a wide range of vehicles: sedans, SUV's, vans, limousines, mini-buses and coach buses. Our bus options are the best choice for large groups headed to the Kentucky Derby.

Don’t miss a minute of the excitement and tradition of the Kentucky Derby, and reserve a Signature Transportation car service today.

NASCAR Awards 2019 are Headed to Nashville

Posted On: 04/17/2019

Music City is revved up to host NASCAR Champion’s Week and the annual Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Awards. This is an entire week of events geared to celebrate the racing postseason and formally crown the series champion. Nashville was selected as the new host city for the event scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, at the Music City Center in downtown Nashville.

The formal postseason NASCAR Awards have been a tradition since 1981, and have been held in Las Vegas since 2009. Besides the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Awards, typical events at NASCAR Champion’s Week include NASCAR NMPA Myers Brothers Awards and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Awards Red Carpet. And fans can attend! Dates and locations will be announced for these and other events, as we get closer to the awards.

NASCAR and Nashville have a long history together. The Fairgrounds Speedway in Nashville hosted 42 Cup races between 1958-1984. Speedway Motorsports Inc. has also recently struck a deal with the Fairgrounds Speedway that could pave the way for NASCAR’s return pending approval by Nashville officials.

Nashville’s energetic and vibrant entertainment scene has been attracting events from all over the world including the recent NFL Draft 2019! What’s next for Nashville?

If you’re looking for transportation to the NASCAR Awards or events throughout Nashville, contact Signature Transportation today!

Upcoming Nashville Events in April

Posted On: 04/11/2019

Mark you calendars! Because there’s always something going on in Nashville. From great music to great food to just hanging out with great friends. Check out the fantastic festivals and upcoming events that Nashville has happening in April. And if you need a ride to special event in Nashville, Signature Transportation is the car service to get you there.

  • Rites of Spring Music Festival – April 12-13
    Ready for spring? The Rites of Spring Music Festival is an annual festival on the Vanderbilt University Alumni lawn. The 2019 lineup includes Moon Taxi, 21 Savage, Jamila Woods, Soulja Boy, and more.
  • Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival – April 13
    Cherry Blossom Festival is celebration of Japanese culture held every spring at Public Square Park. The festival includes a 2.5 mile Cherry Blossom Walk, Japanese music and dance, martial arts demonstrations, and delicious Japanese food trucks and vendors.
  • East Nashville Beer Festival – Apirl 13
    Held in East Park, the East Nashville Beer Festival is the only beer festival that takes place in the spring: over 60 breweries, over 150 unique pours, food trucks, and live music.
  • Billy Ray Cyrus: Live on the Rooftop – April 18-19
    Performing on The George Jones rooftop in downtown Nashville, Billy Ray Cyrus will be performing old favorites and new songs from his soon to be released album.
  • Nashville Earth Day Festival – April 20
    The Nashville Earth Day Festival at Centennial Park is a celebration of our planet. The festival offers environmentally-friendly vendors, educational workshops, and speakers. There will also be live entertainment, a beer garden, and a green market.
  • Nashville Wine and Food Festival – April 20
    Held at the Omni Hotel, the Nashville Wine and Food Festival features over 30 wineries, local restaurants, breweries, and local vendors. Make sure you drive safe, book a Signature Transportation car service to food and wine festivals.
  • St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon and 1/2 - April 25-28
    The race is on April 27, but there is a two-day Health & Fitness Expo leading up to the St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon and ½. Local bands will be performing throughout the course, and a post-race concert will follow the event.
  • Franklin Main Street Festival – April 27-28
    The annual Main Street Festival is one of the largest events in the Southeast. Located in historic downtown Franklin, this street festival is a weekend full of great music, rides, arts & crafts, and food.

Whether you’re headed to a party, concert, or festival in Nashville, Signature Transportation provides luxury sedans, SUVs, limousines, vans, and coaches. Vans and coaches are the best group travel options to events throughout Nashville.

Road Closings During NFL Draft

Posted On: 04/05/2019

The NFL Draft is heading to Nashville, TN, but before you attend be sure you know how to get there. There are draft activities in locations throughout downtown Nashville from April 25-27. Activities range from draft Selection Square to the NFL Draft Experience for fans. And if you’re going to the draft, remember that you’re not the only one. Around 300,000 attendees are expected to attend draft events in Nashville over three days!

Parking will be free to the public; however, car services like Signature Transportation are recommended to events. This is both to avoid parking issues and congestions. Due to the popularity of the NFL Draft there will be several road closures throughout the weekend.

Street Closures in April

APRIL 24 @ 12:01am – APRIL 27 @ 11:59pm

  • Demonbreun: (Full Closure) 4th to 1st
  • 3rd Avenue: (Full Closure) Demonbreun to Commerce
  • Bank Street: (Southmost Eastbound Lane Closure) 1st to 2nd

APRIL 24 @ 12:01am – APRIL 28 @ 11:59pm

  • 2nd Street: (Full Closure) Russell Street to Korean Veterans Boulevard

APRIL 24 @ 12:01am – APRIL 29 @ 5:00am

  • 2nd Avenue: (Full Closure) Demonbreun to Commerce
  • Broadway: (Full Closure) 2nd to 5th
  • Commerce: (Eastbound Lanes Closure) 2nd to 4th

Local access only on 2nd & 3rd Avenue up to the 25th at 12:01am
Local access for 2nd & 3rd Avenue resumes on 28th at 5:00am

APRIL 24 @ 8:00pm – APRIL 27 @ 11:59pm
4th Avenue Closure Times:

  • 4/24 8am – 4/25 5pm
  • 4/25 10am – 4/26 5pm
  • 4/26 10am – 4/27 11:59pm - Closed morning of the 27th for marathon

APRIL 25 @ 12:01am – APRIL 27 @ 11:59pm

  • Korean Veterans Boulevard: (Westbound Right Turning Lane Closure) at 1st Avenue

APRIL 28 @ 12:01am – APRIL 29 @ 11:59pm

  • Broadway: (Full Closure) 5th to 6th

A Signature Transportation car service is the perfect way to navigate to the draft. Let us do the driving!

Nashville NFL Draft Travel Guide

Posted On: 04/02/2019

Hotels and Restaurants in Downtown Nashville

On April 25-27 the NFL Draft is headed to Nashville, TN, and if you’re headed to downtown Nashville to enjoy the festivities our guide will help you make the most of your trip. NFL Draft activities will be spread out through several locations including Schermerhorn Symphony Center and Nissan Stadium.

If you’re looking for something to do during the draft or a place to stay, our downtown Nashville guide will help.

Hotels Near the NFL Draft

Stay near the draft activities with hotels in downtown Nashville. Signature Transportation can also provide car services from Nashville Airports to hotels in Nashville. Here are just a few of our favorite hotels near the draft:

Omni Nashville Hotel - 250 5th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203
Attached to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, the Omni Nashville Hotel is just a short walk away from Schermerhorn Symphony Center. It’s an upscale, luxury hotel with Southern restaurant, live entertainment venue, rooftop pool deck, and spa.

Hilton Nashville Downtown - 121 4th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37201
Hilton Nashville Downtown is in a great location just steps away from Bridgestone Arena. The Hilton has polished, upscale suites with custom-designed beds, four on-site dining options, and fitness center.

Renaissance Nashville Hotel - 611 Commerce St, Nashville, TN 37203
Just across the street from Ryman Auditorium, the Renaissance Nashville Hotel has bright rooms, Internet TV, a modern restaurant, an indoor pool, a hot tub, and fitness center.

Dream Nashville Hotel - 210 4th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37219
The Dream Nashville Hotel is a trendy hotel right in the heart of Nashville’s entertainment district. The hotel features room with art deco style, 24/7 room service, free Wi-Fi, restaurant, 2 cocktail bars, hip nightclub, and a gym.

Restaurants Near the Draft

Looking for a bite to eat before or after the NFL Draft? Check out the best places to eat near in downtown Nashville:

Etch Restaurant - 303 Demonbreun St, Nashville, TN 3720
Etch Restaurant is an open-kitchen setting for eclectic, upscale New American dishes, plus a rich cocktail & wine list.

Merchants Restaurant - 401 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203
Old-time charm meets modern cuisine at Merchants Restaurant Former. The downstairs is an easy-going Southern take on bistro food and more formal fare is served on the second floor.

The Southern Steak & Oyster - 150 3rd Ave S #110, Nashville, TN 37201
The Southern Steak & Oyster serves wood-fired meats, Southern fried staples, and an oyster bar.

The Farm House - 210 Almond St, Nashville, TN 37201
The Farm House offers reimagined, farm-fresh Southern classics, plus local brews and cocktails.

FGL House - 120 3rd Ave S, Nashville, TN 37201
FGL House has a rustic decor with patio seating. They serve Southern-style pub food and cocktails

Trattoria Il Mulino - 144 5th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203
Trattoria Il Mulino is an Italian restaurant with a huge wine list.

Mike’s Ice Cream - 129 2nd Ave N, Nashville, TN 37201
In the mood for dessert? Mike’s Ice Cream offers cones, sundaes, old-school sodas, and espresso drinks.

Signature Transportation Services are available during throughout the NLF Draft.

CMA Fest 2019 Lineup

Posted On: 03/27/2019

The CMA Music Fest is the premier event in all of country music. The CMA Music Festival has been bringing together the biggest country music stars and fans for 48 years. The 2019 CMA Festival is set to take place June 6-9 with performances at three venues in downtown Nashville: Budweiser Forever Country Stage, The Chevy Riverfront Park stage, and Nissan Stadium.

It’s the best country music festival in the best country music city: Nashville. The CMA Fest 2019 lineup includes Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, and more.

CMA Festival Lineup - The Chevy Riverfront Stage

Performances between 10:00 AM-5:15 PM by A Thousand Horses, Lauren Alaina, Jimmie Allen, Danielle Bradbery, Lee Brice, Easton Corbin, Jordan Davis, Devin Dawson, Jessie James Decker, Gavin DeGraw, Russell Dickerson, Eli Young Band, Lindsay Ell, Tyler Farr, Gone West, Riley Green, Hunter Hayes, Walker Hayes, High Valley, Home Free, Ryan Hurd, LOCASH, Maddie & Tae, Ashley McBryde, Scotty McCreery, Eric Paslay, Carly Pearce, Cassadee Pope, RaeLynn, Mason Ramsey, Michael Ray, Tyler Rich, Runaway June, Dylan Scott, Granger Smith, Mitchell Tenpenny, Morgan Wallen and Aaron Watson.

CMA Festival Lineup - Budweiser Forever Country Stage

Performances start from 11:00 AM-4:45 PM featuring Keith Anderson, Deana Carter, John Carter Cash, Joe Diffie, George Ducas, Charles Esten, Andy Griggs, Halfway to Hazard, Ty Herndon, Honky Tonkin’ with Tracy Lawrence, Little Texas, Lonestar, The Marshall Tucker Band, Kendell Marvel, Neal McCoy, Montgomery Gentry, Lorrie Morgan, The Nelsons, Jerrod Niemann, Jamie O’Neal, The Road Hammers, Ray Scott, Shenandoah, Sister Hazel, Ricky Skaggs, Kiefer Sutherland, Thompson Square, Uncle Kracker, Mark Wills, Rita Wilson and Darryl Worley.

CMA Festival Lineup - Nissan Stadium

The Nissan Stadium stage are like the headliners with nightly performances by Country Music superstars Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, Maren Morris, Old Dominion, Pistol Annies, Rascal Flatts, Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban.

If you’re planning to go to the CMA Festival, remember to reserve car services with Signature Transportation in Nashville. We offer rides to Nissan Stadium and more.

Head to the East Nashville Beer Festival

Posted On: 03/22/2019

The Annual East Nashville Beer Festival presented by 3 Crow Bar is coming back to East Park on April 13, 2019. This is East Nashville favorite craft beer event and the only beer festival in Nashville that takes place in the Spring! Get your tickets to the East Nashville Beer Festival and book a ride with Signature Transportation Services today.

The East Nashville Beer Festival is set to take place on Saturday, April 13, 2019, from noon to 5:00pm at East Park. Located in the heart of East Nashville at 700 Woodland St, East Park also offers a community center with fitness center, gymnasium, theatre, outdoor playground, and indoor walking/running track.

The festival will feature over 60 breweries, 150 unique beers, food trucks, and live music from talented local musicians. General admission to the beer fest is $60 and includes entry, five-ounce tasting glasses, and samples of beer. And remember that the East Nashville Beer Fest is a 21 or over event… so, bring ID! No kids or pets are allowed.

Proceeds go to a good cause, Nashville's Ride for Reading programming. Ride for Reading provides age-appropriate books to children in poverty.

And, of course, don’t drink and drive. Book a Signature Transportation Service for safe transportation to festivals and special events throughout Nashville. We have vehicles perfect for large groups, couples, and more.

Get Your Green on in Music City!

Posted On: 03/12/2019

St. Patrick's Day Nashville

Whether you’re from Irish descent or not, St. Patrick’s Day has turned into a fun celebration for all.  Nashville will see folks dressed in their green attire, chugging down green beer, and listening to traditional Irish tunes. Looking to get a jumpstart on your plans?  We’ve got you covered.  Signature has put together a guide for getting your green on in the Music City this weekend. 

Start off your St. Patrick’s weekend on Friday, March 15 with Irish Cheer and a little Irish luck. It’s the BIG kick-off party beginning at 5 p.m. presented by Joonbug.com, located at 322 on Broadway. Honor the Emerald Isle and celebrate with the leprechauns and shamrocks, along with your Irish descendants. This is a four day event which also includes: the Irish Stroll on Saturday afternoon, Get Shamrocked on Saturday evening, and then Irish Scroll again on Sunday.

The Annual Stache Lives Party. This is the party of all parties, located in downtown Nashville at the Tin Roof on Demonbreun. The party begins on Saturday, March 16 at noon until 2 a.m. Live entertainers include: Kevin Federline, Jonny Grande, Trinidad James, DJ Afterthought, and JR from Radio station 106.7. There will be at least 12 bars with drink specials, giveaways, food trucks, and an added bonus, two jumbo screens playing college basketball. Come cheer for your favorite team in an amazingly exuberant atmosphere. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.

St. Patrick’s Day in Nashville also includes the Lucky Sasquatch street party held on the street between Von Eldrod’s and First Tennessee Park. The street will be shut down for all the Irish clan to participate in some fun yard games. There will be drink specials, local vendors, and at least nine bars. Attendees will also be able to watch college basketball on two giant screens, along with listening to live music, such as: Jimmy Rock, The Spazmatics, DJ Casanova, 2 Live Crew, and more. The celebration begins on Saturday, March 16 from noon until 1 a.m. with tickets priced at $15 in advance and $20 for re-entry.

One of the most popular events is the Bar Crawl, held in both downtown and in East Nashville. It’s the perfect way to commend the Irish holiday with some of Nashville’s much-loved bars, including: Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge, Robert’s Western World, Broadway Brewhouse and Mojo, the 5 Spot, and Mickey’s Tavern.

Another popular event is St. Patrick’s Day Music City Half, 10K, 5K, and 1 Mile held on Saturday, March 16 beginning at Cumberland River Compact and Victory Avenue. This event kicks off at 8 a.m. with entrance fees from $25-$70.

Instead of drinking and driving to all your favorite Irish bars, consider booking a private car or service for your Nashville transportation. It’s the safest way to spend St. Patrick s Day in Nashville with No Worries!!!

Spring Break in Nashville

Posted On: 03/05/2019

Spring Break in Nashville

Looking for a beach vacation alternative?  Hit Music City for a unique spring break filled with terrific food, music, and nightlife. Here are some of the best things to do while visiting Nashville:

Centennial Park
Did you know that Nashville has its very own Parthenon? It is a full-scale replica of the one in Greece and it is smack in the middle of Centennial Park, complete with a museum. This large park is a great place to have a picnic and for spending a sunny afternoon playing with friends.

Cheekwood in Bloom
Every spring, the Cheekwood Estate & Gardens comes alive with thousands of multicolored flowers that you have to see to believe, including daffodils and tulips. Not only can you take a tour of the grounds, but on the weekends you can enjoy their beer garden, which also offers a number of terrific food trucks.

The Treetop Adventure Park
If you are looking for a little more action this spring, you should check out this aerial adventure course. There, within the woods of the Nashville Shores Lakeside Resort, you will find 100 obstacles to overcome, including zip lines, suspended bridges, cargo nets, ladders and Tarzan jumps.

Outdoor Dining Patios
Outdoor dining, also known as al fresco dining, is a specialty in Nashville, especially for brunch. Many fine restaurants in the city, including Acme Feed & Seed, M.L.Rose and The Southern Steak & Oyster have terrific patios, where you can enjoy both the weather and the wonderful food.

Southern Cooking
If you love Southern food, Nashville will not disappoint you. There are lots of terrific Southern restaurants there, such as Pepperfire Hot Chicken, Burger Up and Edley’s BBQ. If you are looking for something a little different, you can also try one of the fine restaurants in Germantown.

Live Music
Nashville is not called Music City for nothing. There are in excess of 180 great places to enjoy live music at night in the city, including the Bluebird Cafe, 3rd & Lindsley, Exit/In, the Mercy Lounge and Station Inn.

Shenanigoats Yoga
If you are looking for a way to cleanse your body and soul after a night of partying and fun, you should check out Shenanigoats Yoga. This morning outdoor yoga spot is not your typical yoga workout, as you get to spend it with friendly and cuddly goats. It is an hour you will never forget.

While here, book a car with Signature and take a private tour of the city! Need a ride to the airport, we’ve got your transportation covered there too!

Pink at the Bridgestone Arena 2019

Posted On: 02/28/2019

Pink returns to Nashville and the Bridgestone Arena, Sunday, March 10, 2019. She last performed in Nashville at the CMA Awards with her song "Barbies,” and last headlined at the Bridgestone Arena in 2013. If you’re headed to the Bridgestone Arena, Signature Transportation Service provides concert car services and more.

Pink is performing in Nashville as pert of her Beautiful Trauma World Tour. The show originally had 40 dates in North America, but due to popular demand, Pink announced a second North American leg starting in 2019. Dates include rescheduled performances for Detroit and Montreal that were missed due to illness as well as Tampa, Jacksonville, Columbia, Charlotte, Atlanta, Birmingham, and Nashville.

The tour is in support of Pink’s seventh studio album, Beautiful Trauma, which includes the hit songs like "What About Us" "Revenge", and "Whatever You Want." And you can get whatever you want with Signature Transportation Services in Nashville. Reserve luxury car services to Pink’s Beautiful Trauma World Tour with Signature.

Signature Transportation Services offers a fleet of luxury sedans, SUVs, and executive vans to concerts at the Bridgestone Arena as well as mini coach and coach buses for large group transportation.

Avoid the drive and save your time parking at Bridgestone Arena with Signature Transportation Service.

NFL Draft Comes to Nashville

Posted On: 02/22/2019

The NFL Draft is heading to Nashville! The 2018 draft was held in Dallas last year, and was a huge success. That’s part of the reason why the NFL decided to have the 2019 Draft in Nashville. To give an incredible city a week long football celebration! The main stage of the will be located outside on First and Broadway in downtown Nashville. Selection Square, where teams will make their actual selections, will be held at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Draft picks are set to take place Thursday, April 25 through Saturday, April 27.

Besides the NFL Draft, fans will be treated to the NFL Draft Experience, a one-of-a-kind three-day football festival. It’s more the just the draft, it’s the ultimate football fan experience! The NFL Draft Experience Presented By Oikos Triple Zero® is located at Nissan Stadium, and is a great way for football fans to test their skills or grab a selfie with the legendary Vince Lombardi Trophy.

The NFL Draft Experience activities:

  • Autograph Stage with both current NFL players and NFL Legends
  • Interactive games, Play Football clinics, and Kids Zone
  • Photos with the Vince Lombardi Trophy
  • NFL Shop with exclusive merchandise
  • Taste of Tailgate with Nashville restaurants
  • Live music stage with Nashville-based artists

Around 300,000 football fans are expected to attend the draft in Nashville. Downtown Nashville is already preparing to welcome fans from all over the country and provide an unforgettable draft experience.

If you need a ride to the NFL Draft in Nashville, TN, Signature Transportation Service has NFL Draft car services including luxury sedans, SUVs, executive vans, mini coaches, and buses. It’s the best option for groups for fans traveling together!

Find out more about our NFL Draft transportation services!

Nashville Predators Home Games

Posted On: 02/20/2019

While we’re always known for music, we also love a good game in Nashville, too. When the puck drops in Nashville the city turns into Smashville! The Nashville Predators always deliver huge hits to keep you on the edge of your seat. And you can really enjoy your hockey night with a Signature Transportation Service to Nashville Predators home games at Bridgestone Arena.

We’ve loved our Nashville Predators since 1998, making our first Stanley Cup Finals appearance in 2017! If this is your first game in Nashville, you should know that the Bridgestone Arena is known as the loudest arena in the NHL! Prepare to have a good time and leave the driving to Signature.

There are several parking garages near Bridgestone Areas (within 2-3 blocks). Parking prices range from $10-$25 and are available on a first come, first serve basis. Avoid the hassle of parking entirely with Signature Transportation car services to The Nashville Predators hockey games.

Nashville Predator Home Games

There’s still a lot of hockey action left in Nashville with home games in February, March, and April.

Date Home Team Away Team
February 21 Nashville Predators vs. Los Angeles Kings
February 23 Nashville Predators vs. Colorado Avalanche
February 25 Nashville Predators vs. Edmonton Oilers
March 5 Nashville Predators vs. Minnesota Wild
March 9 Nashville Predators vs. Carolina Hurricanes
March 19 Nashville Predators vs. Toronto Maple Leafs
March 21 Nashville Predators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins
March 30 Nashville Predators vs. Columbus Blue Jackets
April 4 Nashville Predators vs. Vancouver Canucks
April 6 Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks

Find out more about Predator games at Bridgestone Arena or reserve your hockey car service today!

Now Hiring Qualified CDL Drivers in Nashville!

Posted On: 01/28/2019

We're hiring drivers!

Enjoy financial security while becoming an expert on Nashville!

Our chauffeurs enjoy flexible hours and scheduling, great pay, and company provided vehicles and insurance. Don't miss this fun and fulfilling opportunity!

Driver Requirements:
  • CDL class B or higher
  • P endorsement
  • Good MVR:
    • No DWI
    • No reckless drivings.
    • No speeding of more than 20 mph over.
    • No more than two moving violations within 3 years.
    • No more than 1 accident.

Positions are filling quickly, so apply today!

Get to Know Signature Transportation

Posted On: 03/16/2018

Get to know Signature

What exactly can you expect from Nashville’s premiere chauffeured transportation company? A lot, actually.

There are many occasions in life when you might need chauffeured car service. Maybe it’s a business trip to a new city; maybe it’s your anniversary date night. Maybe it’s your son’s senior prom or your daughter’s college graduation, or the wedding day you’ve been planning for almost a year. Whatever the occasion, you deserve transportation that is functional, reliable and beautiful.

Signature Transportation, based in Nashville, Tennessee, has been providing the best transportation in the city for nearly 20 years.

Get to know our great company and how we can serve you.

Our Team is Different 

Signature believes in providing each of our clients with a great experience, every time they book with us.

Not only do we provide 24/7 customer service and assistance for each of our clients; we take pride in finding and hiring the best talent.

There’s a reason our team members stay with us for so long.

We work hard to provide an environment of excellence, from our reservation specialists to our dispatchers to our chauffeurs.

You can trust that when you book with Signature, you’re booking with a company that’s dedicated to your schedule and your enjoyment from beginning to end.

Our Chauffeurs Are Expertly-Trained Professionals

Signature knows that so much of your experience with chauffeured car service depends on your chauffeur.

With many transportation companies opting to hire contracted drivers instead of professional chauffeurs, you never know what you’ll get when you book with them.

Signature is different.

We have strict criteria and hiring policies for each of our chauffeurs.

Before being added to our team, our chauffeur candidates undergo background checks, drug testing and driver history reports. We also check for customer service experience, references and knowledge of the city of Nashville. Each of the steps that we take in the hiring process has helped us become one of the most trusted transportation companies in Music City and beyond.

Because we hire only the best, we can pass that excellence on to our customers.

Our Fleet is Diverse

We know that different occasions require different vehicles.

Maybe you need a party bus for a bachelor party in downtown Nashville or a Mercedes sprinter to shuttle your wedding guests around. Or perhaps you’re looking for a simple, elegant black sedan for a corporate outing.

We understand that your needs are diverse; that’s why our fleet is diverse.

Signature Transportation offers the following vehicles:

  • Lincoln Town Car Sedans
  • Luxury Ford Expedition or Lincoln Navigator SUVs
  • Stretch Lincoln Limousine
  • Executive Sprinter Vans
  • Limousine Buses
  • Mini Coach Buses
  • Motor Coaches
  • Entertainer Coaches
  • Executive Coaches

Whether you’re traveling overnight, need a lot of cargo space, want tons of on-board amenities or want something presentable for a special night, Signature has the vehicle for you.

Our Services Are Flexible

Signature can handle the transportation for virtually any event you need us for.

Check out this short list of occasions for which our team and chauffeurs can offer specialized service:

As you move forward with choosing a transportation company in Music City, we hope you’ll consider Signature Transportation.

We have the experience, training, vehicles and expertise to provide you with the best experience possible.

Contact Signature today to learn more about our company and how we can make your next event or trip the best it can be.

4 Things to Do in Nashville This Summer

Posted On: 06/08/2017

Things to do in Nashville

Summer in Nashville is finally here, leaving every local and visitor in search of fun (and ideally free!) things to do in Nashville. During the summertime, Nashville becomes even more of a hotbed of activity, full of festivals, live music, and other events.

These activities are the perfect addition to any summertime itinerary. Keep reading for fun things to do in Nashville.

1. Signature Transportation City Tours

Signature Transportation has called Nashville home for 20 years, and we know a thing or two about where to go and what to do in this great city. We’re proud to offer a range of customizable tours in and around Nashville, any of which would serve as a perfect weekend activity for locals or centerpiece of your visit to town.

Each of these tours will offer comfortable, reliable transportation in a luxury vehicle, the services of a professional chauffeur, and stress-free travel to these Nashville destinations. We offer several tours of Nashville, including:

  • Distillery Tours. Visit some of Middle Tennessee’s best craft distilleries, breweries, and wineries. The Jack Daniels Tour is one of the most popular tours in Tennessee, you can also book Whiskey Trail Tours to anywhere in Nashville.
  • Nashville City Tours. Tour some of Music City’s charming neighborhoods and most famous sites, like Belle Meade Plantation, the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Ryman Auditorium, and more.
  • A Little Night Music. This tour includes visits to some of Music City’s most renowned venues and culminates in the heart of Broadway in Downtown Nashville, where you’ll find more live music than you can throw a stick at!
  • Tennessee Wine Tours. The region’s wineries not only offer delicious wines made from grapes raised right here in Tennessee; they also feature live music. This is Music City, after all.
  • Historic Franklin. With it’s charming Main Street, quaint shops, and great restaurants, Franklin, Tenn. is not to be missed.
  • Gallery Tour. Believe it or not, there is world-class art right here in Nashville! Visit three unique, exceptional art venues on this tour.
  • Belle Meade Wine Tour. You’ll love this tour, whether you’re a local or a visitor. This tour is perfect for a romantic date or a girls’ day out.
  • Nashville Neighborhoods. This is the real Nashville. Go off the beaten path (i.e. step away from the touristy areas) to visit local neighborhoods that are totally unique to Nashville.
  • Custom Tours. Signature Transportation also lets our customers customize tours based on their group size, needs, and interests. Just contact us to start planning!

2. Nashville Shores Lakeside Resort

4001 Bell Road, Hermitage, TN 37076

Considered Middle Tennessee’s No. 1 family theme park, the Nashville Shores Lakeside Resort is a great way for families to spend the dayPlus, it’s close to home.

Located on the shores of beautiful Percy Priest Lake, Nashville Shores offers a stunning waterpark, treetop adventure park, waterpark, and marina. At the waterpark, families can test out the slides, relax on the beach, or go for a float in the lazy river. The wave pool is perfect for water lovers who are seeking a thrill.

Check out the Treetop Adventure Park to go zip lining, test your limits at the obstacle course, tackle a Tarzan net, or take your chances on thrilling suspended bridges.

General admission to Nashville Shores Lakeside Resort is $36.99 plus tax.

3. Historic Cannonsburgh Village

312 South Front Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Cannonsburgh, the original name for Murfreesboro, is a reconstructed village that represents roughly 100 years of life for early settlers. Today, Historic Cannonsburgh Village includes a grist mill, school house, doctor’s office, general store, and blacksmith’s shop, as well as a wedding chapel, a caboose, and an onsite museum.

Visit the compound year round for a free, self-guided tour.

4. MAFIAoZA’s Music City Brewer’s Festival

Saturday, July 29, 2017
Music City Walk of Fame Park, Nashville, TN

The 16th Annual MAFIAoZA’s Music City Brewer’s Festival is a day packed with brews, music, food, and fun. Grab tickets for the festival’s afternoon or evening session and get ready to sample some of the best brews in the country.

Local breweries like Jackalope, Fat Bottom, Mantra Artisan Ales, Yazoo, will be present amongst other major players, including Blue Moon, Guinness, Sierra Nevada, Bell’s, Lagunitas, and more. And where there’s beer, there’s food, so you can also expect some outstanding Nashville cuisine:

Specialty pies from the festival’s sponsor, MAFIAoZA’s, will be served, as well as hot dogs from The Dog, Boutique Burger Bar, and more.

And since this is Nashville, of course there will be live music provided by some of Music City’s best local bands.

Admission ranges from $39 to $89. If you’re interested, be sure to get your tickets ahead of time. Price increases by $10 on the day of the festival.

Summer is here, and everyone is itching to get outside and explore Nashville. If you’re excited about what’s to come this season, why not start planning now? Get your tickets, plan your trips, and make your reservations. That way, all you have to do is look forward to the fun.

*Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in 2015 and has since been updated for accuracy.

6 Questions to Ask When Booking Ground Transportation

Posted On: 06/01/2017

A guide to booking transportation in Nashville

Booking chauffeured car service, whether for an airport transfer, a multi-day corporate gala, or a wedding, can be intimidating. There are many questions and uncertainties involved with this process, especially if you’ve never reserved ground transportation before or you’re unfamiliar with the company.

How can you be sure you’re booking with a reliable, reputable transportation provider? How can you be certain you can trust your chauffeur? How can you ensure that the company has the vehicle you need?

To help you sort out your questions and concerns before booking chauffeured transportation, we’ve compiled a list of questions you need to ask your provider before you make a reservation.

1. What types of vehicles are available?

If you have a vision of a sleek limousine or a sharp, luxury sedan, you’ll want to make sure that the company you’ve selected has the vehicle that meets your vision.

It’s not just the type of vehicle you have to consider either. Think about why you need transportation in the first place. For example, if you’re planning a wedding, you may need a luxury Sprinter van, minibus, or another large vehicle that can transport your guests. Not all companies will be able to accommodate.

Do a thorough scan of the company’s fleet on their website. Write down the make and model of the car you’d like, and ask for it specifically when you’re ready to book. Make sure you ask your Reservation Specialist to check the specific times to ensure that the vehicle is available for the duration of your event.

2. Who should I contact if…?

Contact information is vital because you will know exactly who contact with certain questions regarding your reservation. Changing your pickup location, choosing a different vehicle, or requesting certain amenities is so much easier when you know who to call.

3. How and when will I be billed?

Many ground transportation companies share billing information directly on their websites. Read that information if it’s available, and go over the billing process again while you’re on the phone with your Reservation Specialist.

Jot down notes, so you have them as a reference. This is especially useful if the company tries to renege on something they initially promised. It also helps if policies suddenly “change” once you’ve used their service. It never hurts to have documentation that supports your agreement. Plus, knowing you’re prepared for any billing-related issues that may arise gives you peace of mind.

4. What is your cancellation policy?

Cancellation policies vary from provider to provider. You need to know exactly what your provider expects. Know specifically how far in advance you can cancel without being charged. You should also be aware of any fees that incurred should you miss that deadline.

Don’t get blindsided by unexpected fees. You’re allowed to read the fine print and ask questions, so do it! It’ll hopefully save you money and stress.

5. Are you active in any professional organizations?

A company’s membership in certain professional organizations offers insight into the quality of their service, as well as their reputation within the industry. Any transportation provider should absolutely be a member of the National Limousine Association, as well as the local chamber of commerce and other relevant organizations.

Do a little digging on your own, too. What do their reviews look like on Google, Yelp, and Facebook? Scot online reviews from former customers to ensure that you’re booking with a quality, reputable company that has consistently offered good service over time.

6. How are your chauffeurs hired?

Before you book, get an accurate idea of the company’s hiring practices. You deserve to know what you are entitled to in your experience, and that includes how the company vets the people who sit behind the wheel.

There is a difference between a contacted driver and a professional chauffeur. Know which types of employees the company hires.

On the one hand, a professional chauffeur is a company employee who has been background-checked and carefully interviewed before being hired. Their driving history will have been thoroughly examined, and they will be very familiar with the company’s policies and history of service.

On the other hand, a contracted driver is likely hired to handle single trips on an infrequent basis. Their driving history and background may not be examined thoroughly — or even at all — before being assigned to handle your event.

Ground transportation isn’t something that should be left to chance. With these questions on hand, you’ll be able to get the answers you deserve to make a more important decision.

*Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in 2015 and has since been updated for accuracy.

3 Ideas for an Authentic Nashville Bachelor Party

Posted On: 04/20/2017

Bachelor Party Nashville

At Signature, we’ve gotten pretty good at bachelor party planning and can make some great recommendations. Here are three ways to have a better bachelor party in Nashville.

1. Get a Party Bus and Invite More Friends

A stretch limousine or SUV is a great option for a Nashville bachelor party. It ensures that everyone has safe transportation while offering a way to party before you even get to the bar.

But these traditional vehicles can also be on the small side, limiting your bachelor party to 8 people if you only book one. Booking two limos for the evening can get pricey, and you’ll be splitting up the group during the all-important car rides to each destination.

Taking a cab or grabbing a car through a rideshare app presents the same issue — not to mention the risk of pesky surge pricing.

The easiest way to remedy this situation is to find a transportation provider that offers party buses.

For a Nashville bachelor party, a party bus is the best way to roll.

  • Room for up to 28 passengers
  • Full wet bar
  • HD TVs

With these extras on hand, you can invite all of your friends and keep everyone entertained throughout the evening, even when you aren’t doing shots at the bar or watching a great live show.

2. Go Off the Beaten Path

Finding places to get drinks is a must for most bachelor parties. But you might not be interested in the typical rowdy honky tonk scene on Nashville’s Broadway. Broadway gets a little tiresome after a while, and Nashville is so much more than that strip of bars. Why not go off the beaten path for a real, authentic Music City experience?

Here are a few of our favorite under-the-radar drink spots in the city:

  • Wilburn Street Tavern: This East Nashville dive bar is a perfect place for low-key drinking and enjoying time with friends. Beer, chips, 45s on the jukebox, and reasonable pricing are some of the things you can find at Wilburn Street.
  • Santa’s Pub: This dive is decked out with holiday decor all year long. The beer is cold and cheap, and they stay open until 2:30 a.m. Around town, Santa’s is known as THE spot for karaoke. So if you want to be a star — it is Music City, after all — this is the place to be. Karaoke is held every night.
  • The Red Door Saloon: With locations in Midtown and East Nashville, Red Door is a great spot to toss back a few rounds, watch the game, and just have fun.

     

3. Class it Up

You probably want to get a little rowdy at your Nashville bachelor party, but if you want to dial it back a notch for the pre-game or just enjoy a more laid-back night, we recommend checking out one of Music City’s more upscale — but unpretentious — establishments.

Nashville offers plenty of destinations for classy cocktails, upscale environment, and expert service. Here are a few of our favorites:

  • The Patterson House: This speakeasy-style cocktail bar is tucked away on an unassuming street corner at Division and 18th. Once inside, you’ll get to peek behind the velvet curtain into a dimly-lit, 20s-style bar with high-backed booths, hammered-tin ceiling tiles, and friendly bartenders who know the menu inside and out. Choose your cocktail according to which spirits you enjoy, or ask your knowledgeable server for a recommendation based on your preferences.
  • Holland House Bar & Refuge: Across the Cumberland River in East Nashville sits Holland House, a rustic-chic spot for cocktails and delicious food for your bachelor party visit. With specialty dishes, handcrafted cocktails, and great atmosphere, the Holland House is a first-choice for an outing for your bachelor party.
  • Rumours East: Also in East Nashville, Rumours East is housed in an old Victorian home and features a number of handcrafted cocktails and specialty plates. Rumours East can serve as the pre-game to your festivities or the centerpiece of your evening.

Keep these tips in mind, and your Nashville bachelor party is sure to be a blast. Signature Transportation Services of Nashville looks forward to providing your bachelor party with the transportation it deserves.

Contact us today to request a free, no-strings-attached quote and start planning your Nashville bachelor party festivities.

4 Great Nashville Day Trip Ideas

Posted On: 03/30/2017

Nashville day trips

Spend the day exploring a nearby town, strolling through an art museum or enjoyed the great outdoors. Wherever your interests lie, a quick excursion can help you escape the monotony of the day-to-day and have fun.

If you live in or near Nashville, there is no shortage of day trips to take this spring and summer. Many of these destinations, which cater to an array of interests, are featured in Signature Transportation’s Nashville Tours. In addition to our well-rounded list of tour offerings, we’re sharing a few more Nashville day trip ideas.

1. Downtown Franklin

30 minutes south of Nashville

One of the destinations featured in Signature’s specialty tours is historic Downtown Franklin, located a short drive south of Nashville. It’s a great destination for day trips or even entire vacations.

As “America’s Favorite Main Street,” Downtown Franklin has a lot to live up to, and it certainly delivers. Walk along Main Street and check out the local shops and grab a bite to eat at one of the town’s many excellent restaurants, delis and bakeries. Get a healthy dose of history by visiting The Carter House and Carnton Plantation, both open daily for guided tours.

2. Cummins Falls State Park

1.5 hours east of Nashville

What was once the site of two mills is now a popular swimming and hiking spot. The gorgeous 211-acre state park is located just outside of Cookeville in Jackson County along the Blackburn Fork State Scenic River.

With two routes to choose from, both of which are 1.5 miles or fewer in length, Cummins Falls is an easy hike, especially for those with kids in tow. The hike culminates at a gorgeous 75-foot waterfall, where you can often find fellow hikers sunning and swimming on a hot summer day.

The terrain can be slippery, so be sure to wear sensible, sturdy shoes. You may even want to bring a pair of water shoes.

3. Lookout Mountain

2.5 hours southeast of Nashville

Lookout Mountain, a mountain ridge located along the Tennessee-Georgia state line, is another great outdoorsy day trip idea for Nashvillians. Take a guided cave tour of Ruby Falls and see the world’s tallest underground waterfall. Take a walk through the Rock City Gardens, soaking in seasonal flora, fauna and the famous “See Seven States” view. Of course, no trip to Lookout Mountain is complete without a ride on the Incline Railway — the steepest passenger railway in the world. Make it to the stop and take in breathtaking views from the observation deck.

This scenic attraction is an ideal day trip for those who want to escape the confines of city life. There are also several cafes and restaurants where hungry visitors can enjoy a bite to eat.

4. Land Between the Lakes

2 hours northwest of Nashville

This scenic 170,000-acre peninsula is located between the Kentucky and Barkley Lakes in Western Kentucky and Tennessee. Fed by the Cumberland and Tennesee Rivers, the area was designated a national recreation area by President John F. Kennedy in 1963.

With 300 miles of natural shoreline, Lake Between the Lakes offers a picturesque setting for water sports, fishing and boating, as well as camping and hiking. Licensed hunts for deer, turkey, squirrel and other small game are held throughout the year.

In addition to the multitude of recreational activities, visitors can also experience the Woodlands Nature Station, the Elk & Bison Prairie, an 1850s-era working farm with a handful of log cabins original to the property and the Golden Pond Planetarium and Observatory.

Nature walks, activities and seminars perfect for children are also held throughout the year.

Book Your Day Trip Transportation with Signature Transportation

Whichever destination you choose for your Nashville day trip, we hope you choose Signature Transportation to handle your travel. Signature has a beautiful fleet of various vehicles that can accommodate groups of all sizes, as well as a team of the most professional chauffeurs in the industry. You can also reserve distillery tours with Whiskey Trail Tours.

Contact Signature today to request a free quote or to learn more about our services.

*Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in July 2015 and has since been updated to reflect the most accurate information.

image: Brenton Rogers via Flickr

Your Guide to CMA Fest 2017

Posted On: 03/18/2017

CMA Fest Nashville

1. Avoid Traffic Nightmares With Car Service

Getting around Nashville during CMA Fest is a headache. The event draws nearly 100,000 fans each year to Downtown Nashville. Traffic here is already pretty congested, but a huge event like this causes a HUGE influx of traffic.

You’ve likely purchased your tickets months ago and waiting anxiously. The last thing you want is to get off schedule.

Rideshare apps and taxis are available, but they aren’t necessarily to wisest options. There is a limited number of drivers working, and rideshare apps are replete with surcharges based on the insane surge in ride demand.

For an event like CMA Fest, chauffeured car service is the best way to travel. Book your car service vehicle now to ensure that you have reliable transportation throughout your CMA Fest experience. Contact Signature Transportation to request a free quote or to learn more about our vehicles and services for this year’s CMA Fest.

2. Find a Great Hotel

A nice hotel (re: home base) is vital for a good CMA Fest experience. You’ll want a comfortable place to rest your head after a long day trekking around Music City under the sun. There are tons of great hotels that are either a walk or car ride away from all the festivities. Here are a few Nashville hotels we recommend:

  • Hotel Indigo: Conveniently located on Union Street downtown, Hotel Indigo offers guests a unique boutique hotel experience, with a speakeasy-inspired lounge, great views of the city and, most importantly, easy access to many of the roads and streets that lead straight to CMA Fest.
  • Hilton Downtown Nashville: This contemporary gem is located in the heart of downtown, just a 3-minute walk from Broadway and much of the CMA Fest fun.
  • The Hermitage Hotel: Opened in 1910, the Hermitage Hotel is the perfect destination for those looking for a combination of historic charm and contemporary comforts. Located downtown, the Hermitage is within walking distance of many of the CMA festivities, making it a great hotel to consider when you’re on the hunt for CMA Fest lodging.

3. Know What to Expect at CMA Fest

It’s important to know what to expect, especially if this is your first rodeo. Walking in without having done any research is a major disadvantage.

There are tons of free concerts daily plus free activites, many of which are family-friendly. CMA Fest free concert stages include the Chevrolet Riverfront Stage, the Chevrolet Cruze Park Stage, the HGTV Lodge, and the Gildan Broadway Stage at Hard Rock Cafe.

Broadway shuts down to become “The Buckle:” three blocks of country music, complete with food, giveaways, games, karaoke, and plenty of people-watching. Visit Fan Alley in front of the beautiful Schermerhorn Symphony Center. It’s one big party!

Signature Transportation has called Nashville home for years, and we handle CMA Fest transportation every summer. To learn more about our CMA Fest packages or for more information about our services, contact us today.

 

8 Stops for Your Nashville Bar Crawl

Posted On: 03/16/2017

Nashville Bar Crawl

To help you find the perfect Nashville watering holes for your upcoming bar crawl or night out, Signature Transportation is sharing some of our favorite spots in the city.

Downtown Stops

There is a ton of bars in Downtown Nashville that are perfect for a bar crawl. They offer plenty of drinks, a great atmosphere and a plethora of patrons for mingling and people-watching.

+ Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge: With its prime location behind The Ryman — The Mother Church of Country Music — as well as its connection to many of country music’s biggest stars, including Willie Nelson and Patsy Cline, it’s easy to see why Tootsie’s is a must-see during your Nashville bar crawl.

+ Robert’s Western World: This historic bar on Broadway started out as a steel guitar shop and eventually transformed (or perhaps devolved?) into the good-time country music venue it’s known as today.

+ The Patterson House: It can be fun to get a little rowdy, but for those who want something a bit more swanky than Broadway, look no further than The Patterson House. No other place in Nashville compares to this speakeasy-style cocktail lounge on Division Street. Tin ceilings, dim lighting and great music set the mood, but the real star of the show are their handcrafted cocktails prepared by expert bartenders. The cocktail servers are extremely friendly, knowledgeable and willing to offer suggestions on drinks based on what you already like.

+ Broadway Brewhouse & Mojo: With locations in Downtown and Midtown, Broadway Brewhouse is among the most easily reachable spots on our list. Its beer list is impressive, and so is the food.

East Nashville Stops

East Nashville yields plenty of excellent bars to include in your crawl, especially for those who aren’t so keen on honky tonks and tourists:

+ 3 Crow Bar: One of the crown jewels of the 5 Points neighborhood, 3 Crow Bar is a lively stop on any weekend night, with an extensive beer menu, pub food, plenty of indoor seating and an outdoor patio. If you stop in on a weeknight, you can take advantage of their happy hour, which often includes two-for-ones on craft beers.

+ No. 308: Located on Gallatin amid local shops and cafes, No. 308 offers a charged East Nashville atmosphere, with a dynamic drink menu and plenty of locals.

+ The 5 Spot: Another great stop in East Nashville for your bar crawl is The 5 Spot, which doubles as a popular venue for local artists. Stop in on the weekend to get a taste of the local music scene and sample some of their affordable beers and drinks.

+ Mickey’s Tavern: This unassuming, no-frills spot on the corner of Gallatin and Trinity is one of the most popular nightlife spots in East Nashville. The back porch is expansive and comfortable, even during the wintertime, while the picnic tables in the courtyard are perfect for those who want an open-air experience. There are darts, a pool table, a jukebox and plenty of good beers on tap.

Getting Around

A bar crawl requires safe transportation. After all, you want everyone to be able to enjoy themselves and not have to worry about the dangers of driving at the end of the night.

Securing safe, chauffeured transportation is easy in Nashville. You can choose your vehicle according to your group’s size and enjoy a professional, knowledgeable chauffeur throughout the evening. You can also reserve a Whiskey Trail Tour shuttle to bars, distilleries, and wineries throughout Nashville.

When you’ve knocked back your last tall one, there will be a chauffeur and a luxury vehicle waiting to take everyone home.

Visiting Nashville: How to NOT Look Like an Inexperienced Tourist

Posted On: 03/01/2017

Visit Nashville

Music City’s top transportation provider lets you in on a few secrets.

So you’ve decided to make a visit to Music City? Good choice.

Now it’s time to make sure you don’t look like a tourist…since born and raised Nashvillians can usually tell a local from someone who’s just in for the week.

Sure, you may think Music City is all about country music and cowboy boots, and on some level you’d be right, but there’s much more to this beloved city than popular culture would have you believe.

We’re no mecca of skyscrapers and flashy lights (though Broadway in Nashville is beautiful at night), but we’ve got plenty to keep your attention.

Want to blend in and really mingle with the locals during your upcoming visit? Here are some easy ways NOT to look like a tourist.

#1 – We Don’t All Wear Cowboy Boots

Sure, if you go to Broadway on a Friday or Saturday night (or any night really there’s always live music playing) you’re bound to see hundreds of people wearing cowboy boots. Those are tourists, too. Save those for the rodeo.

#2 – Leave the Stetson at Home, Unless You’re Going to the Wild Horse Saloon

Again, you might see a cowboy hat every now and then in the Country Music Hall of Fame, but it’s probably in a glass display case because it was worn by Hank Williams. Nashvillians don’t make it a habit to wear a Stetson unless we’re dressing up as a Texan for Halloween.

#3 – Don’t Be Afraid of East Nashville. The Stories Aren’t True

East Nashville gets a bad rap because of a history of crime and a particular rough patch in the ’90s. Nowadays, the area is actually thriving.

It’s going through its own little renaissance, and if you’re in the hot spots of East Nashville, you’re not a tourist…. you’re family. Check out The Pharmacy for the best burger of your life, The Five Spot for amazing live music, The Wild Cow for vegan and gluten-free dining, and Bongo Java for a unique atmosphere and outstanding coffee.

Want to buy records or musical equipment? Stop by Fanny’s House of Music or The Fond Object. There are local bakeries, thrift stores, and grocery stores, too.

#4 – Don’t Try to Speak Our Language…We Don’t Have One

We don’t all say “y’all,” and we’re not as “country” as you might think.

Actually, we’re a city full of diverse cultures and communities; a good number of us are transplants from cities and countries far away.

Don’t believe us? Check out the Greek Festival in Centennial Park, the African Street Festival, or the NAIA Pow Wow. The majority of country music stars migrated here from other places, too. For example, Carrie Underwood, Garth Brooks, and Vince Gill are from Oklahoma, while Alan Jackson is from Georgia, George Straight is from Texas and Merle Haggard was actually born in California.

#5 – Order Sweet Tea the Right Way

If you’re looking for great sweet tea, a born-and-raised Southern grandma can fix you up right. Or, if you’re out and about in the city, you can go to Arnold’s on 8th Avenue South, or take a longer drive down Highway 100 to the world-famous Loveless Café. In the South, we drink sweet tea the right way, on ice, with sugar and a lemon wedge.

#6 – Check Out Other Venues, Not Just the Honky-Tonks

We’re not all about country music. Even though country is what Nashville is known for, we’ve got so much more to offer when it comes to the musical realm.

In fact, our recording studios work on everything from gospel to rap, from indie to psychedelic and everything in between. There are tons of venues around the city that cater more to indie, rock and roll or electronic music; think the Cannery Ballroom, Mercy Lounge, The Basement East, Marathon Music Works or Exit/In.

Ever heard of Jack White, The Black Keys, or Kings of Leon? They all live here and play here regularly.

#7 – Leave Our Celebrities Alone. They Chose This City for a Reason

Nashville is home to many celebrities, and not just singers. We’ve got Nicole Kidman, Connie Britton, Hayden Panetierre, Reese Witherspoon, and Al Gore. They chose Nashville because locals leave them alone and let them do their own thing. Respect their privacy, and help us keep Nashville the charming little Southern city that it is.

Even though Nashville is pretty metropolitan, we’re still a welcoming, accessible city that prides itself on being a great spot to visit.

Plan a customizable tour of Music City with Signature Transportation today. Or book a Whiskey Trail Tour shuttle to bars and distilleries in Nashville.

Limo Light Tours: Nashville’s Best-Kept Holiday Secret

Posted On: 10/14/2016

Holiday Lights Tour Nashville

Music City’s Best Holiday Lights and the Perfect Night Out

The holidays are all about family, but shopping for presents, preparing feasts, coordinating visits with extended family, wrapping aforementioned presents and decorating your home leave little time to spend with your family. In the midst of all the holiday madness, getting away for a special family night seems impossible.

Family togetherness is the theme of the season after all, and finding ways to connect with your loved ones that don’t involve the mad rush to buy presents or get the turkey in the oven are too valuable to pass up.

If you’ll be in Nashville this holiday season, stick with the feeling of togetherness by spending a night out with your family. The Nashville area is home to a handful of holiday lights displays that are the perfect way to welcome the season. Make your night even more special by booking chauffeured car service for the evening. Your chauffeur will take care of the navigation and parking so you can simply relax in the backseat with your family.

Here are some of our favorite Nashville holiday lights this year:

Chad’s Winter Wonderland
This Lebanon lights display boasts over 2 million lights and features one of the most elaborate layouts in the area – and the country. In fact, Chad’s Winter Wonderland was featured on an episode of “Good Morning America” a few years back. The drive-thru lights display is open Thanksgiving through New Year’s Eve and has 8 acres of displays, as well as a Christmas music radio station you can listen to while you make your way through. Note: Chad’s Winter Wonderland is cash-only.

A Country Christmas at Gaylord Opryland
The Gaylord Opryland Hotel in one of Music City’s most time-honored holiday traditions. The interior and exterior of the iconic hotel are absolutely drenched in lights and extravagant holiday décor, including perfectly manicured landscaping and a beautiful outdoor nativity scene. There is fun to be had for all ages. Take a ride down the ice slide, go snow tubing, ice skate, take a ride in a horse-drawn carriage or decorate a gingerbread house. Kids will have plenty to marvel at, and you’ll love the variety of entertainment.

The Dancing Lights of Christmas
Jellystone Park, a popular family campground in Nashville, transforms into a drive-thru winter wonderland every holiday season complete with hundreds of thousands of lights, huge displays and animatronic decorations. They also have a custom radio station that plays Christmas tunes to accompany your drive. Afterward, visit Santa’s Village for cookies and hot cocoa, kid-friendly activities and pictures with Santa. The Dancing Lights will be spreading Christmas cheer to folks from all over Middle Tennessee through January 1.

What better way to get into the holiday spirit than by spending a night out at one of Nashville’s holiday lights displays with your family? Make your evening even more memorable by booking Signature car service to get you there. Take a break from the holiday madness and let us handle the driving.

5 Delicious Green Hills Restaurants

Posted On: 03/30/2016

Nashville Restaurants

Green Hills is known for its upscale retailers and beautiful homes. It’s also gaining ground among Nashville residents for its outstanding restaurants.

While a number of chains populate this busy neighborhood, several independent restaurants have carved out a place for themselves.

The next time you’re in Green Hills, check out one of these five incredible restaurants.

Firefly Grille

2201 Bandywood Drive, Nashville, TN

Since 2001, the Firefly Grille has drawn people in from all over Nashville and beyond. Following founder Curt Cole’s inspiration, Firefly aims to combine top-notch ingredients and recipes with a comfortable and down-to-earth dining experience.

Some of the entrees you can enjoy are the duck duet, Springer Mountain pecan-crusted chicken and mai tai shrimp.

The Bluebird Café

4104 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville, TN

The music is the main course at this famous venue, where stars such as Garth Brooks cut their teeth before hittingthe big time.

A small, unassuming restaurant in a strip mall, the Bluebird Café is a 90-seat performance space that’s often spotted in the TV show Nashville.

Performances take one of two formats: in the row, where musicians sit in a row on stage and take turns performing their songs, or in the round, where they sit in a circle in the middle of the audience. While they play, visitors can enjoy a sandwich or a range of appetizers.

Tokyo Japanese Steakhouse

3808 Cleghorn Avenue, Nashville, TN

Located just behind the Green Hills Mall, Tokyo Japanese Steakhouse offers a range of sushi, hibachi and teriyaki dishes.

The dining room is dark and chic, and live music can be heard from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. from Thursday to Saturday. The lunch specials are large and generously priced, and the variety of dishes means that all diners will find something to suit their palate, regardless of whether they prefer fish or fowl.

Table 3 Restaurant and Market

3821 Green Hills Village Drive, Nashville, TN

This French-inspired eatery specializes in highly-detailed dishes and delicious cocktails, perfect for your Green Hills date night or girls’ night.

Enjoy sandwiches, soups, pastries, salads, fresh breads and a variety of espresso drinks. It’s ideal for breakfast, lunch or dinner! They even offer box lunches and catering, if you need some Green Hills deliciousness during the work day.

Transportation for Your Trip to Green Hills

Depending on the day of the week you visit, you can enjoy a mix-and-match of some of the most popular dishes from the South. No matter which of these restaurants you visit in Green Hills, one thing is for certain: You’ll run into heavy traffic.

To avoid the stop-and-go, hire Signature Transportation for your evening in Green Hills.

Whether you’re planning a date night, a client dinner or simply a night out with friends, we have a number of vehicles that can serve any purpose.

And the best part is, you won’t have to worry about navigation, or fighting your way onto Hillsboro Pike. Leave that up to us.

6 Places in Nashville to Host Your Rehearsal Dinner

Posted On: 02/18/2016

Rehearsal Dinner Venues Nashville

Nashville offers a number of beautiful locations for your rehearsal dinner, no matter your tastes.

Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life, and understandably, you want it to be absolutely perfect. But there’s more to creating your dream day than just a great ceremony space, the perfect dress and the best caterer–you also deserve an ideal location for your rehearsal dinner!

Nashville has a ton of impressive locations for rehearsal dinners of every scope and standard. Here are a few of our favorite Nashville venues to make your rehearsal dinner spectacular.

1808 Grill at the Hutton Hotel

1808 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN

The 1808 Grill offers a beautiful space for all manner of private events, including rehearsal dinners.

The private dining areas can accommodate anywhere from 12 to 24 people, and you can choose from a variety of prix fixe menu options to suit any palate.

The Hutton is located downtown and is easy to find if you have out-of-town guests in attendance. The food is delectable and the service is top-notch, ensuring that your rehearsal dinner is everything you wanted it to be.

Belle Meade Plantation

5025 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN

Belle Meade Plantation on Harding Pike is among the most picturesque locations in Nashville, for wedding ceremonies, receptions or rehearsal dinners.

With the historic farm setting, rolling lawns, and historical charm, Belle Meade is the perfect Nashville stop for those of you wanting a classic architecture and state-of-the-art event planners on hand. You can even visit and have a tasting at their winery during your rehearsal dinner festivities.

Etch

303 Demonbreun Street, Nashville, TN

Etch is located in the Encore Tower in downtown Nashville and offers private diners beautiful, well-lit spaces for any event.

The Intermezzo Room has room for 12 seated guests, while the Encore Room offers room for up to 30 seated guests. Both rooms are fully separated from the main dining area, offering optimum privacy and seclusion.

What else can you expect at this great Nashville eatery? Amazing food, for one. Under the direction of head chef Deb Paquette, Etch specializes in an eclectic culinary landscape, as well as top-notch cocktails and wine.

Saffire

11Y, 230 Franklin Road, Franklin, TN

Located just a few miles outside of Nashville in historic Franklin, Saffire is a rustic, restored-factory that offers eclectic comfort foods and Southern fare.

It’s also perfect for a fun, eclectic rehearsal dinner, with its Blue Room offering seating for up to 42 people. You can enjoy full-service catering and cocktail service, ensuring that your festivities go smoothly.

Merchants Restaurant

401 Broadway, Nashville, TN

Opened in 1988, Merchants Restaurant is housed in a 3-story, 19th-century building, the old Merchants Hotel, that hosted travelers from far and wide. Many country legends stayed at the Merchants throughout its heyday, including stars like Dolly Parton, Hank Williams and Patsy Cline.

When you book a private room at Merchants, you can enjoy some of the history that still exists in the old building today. Original marble and tile, plus original fixtures have been left untouched, providing your rehearsal dinner with a old-school charm.

Another plus? It’s located on Broadway, so your rehearsal dinner can take place in the heart of Nashville’s most legendary area.

Don’t Just Find the Perfect Venue…

Your caterer, dress, venue and rehearsal dinner aren’t the only elements of your wedding that can make it perfect.

It’s always smart to choose your transportation services long before your big day arrives. For the best Nashville transportation service on your wedding day, choose a company that a record of excellence in Music City: Signature Transportation.

Not only does Signature specialize in Nashville wedding transportation, we offer a range of gorgeous vehicles. We also boast the best chauffeurs in the industry, thanks to our careful selection process, including background checks, drug testing and driver history reports.

Contact Signature Transportation of Nashville to learn more about our services and book transportation for your upcoming wedding!

Photo Credit: Daniel Hartwig

5 Nashville Networking Groups For Executives

Posted On: 01/12/2016

Nashville Networking Groups

With the Music City Center bringing in business groups, seminars and conferences throughout the year, Nashville has become a new hub for business.

For business people laying roots in Nashville, building a great network is critical to success. However, finding opportunities for network building can feel daunting.

To help you narrow down your list of potential networking groups, Signature Transportation has listed a few of our favorites below.

 

The Nashville Online Business Strategy Meetup

This group holds monthly events for business owners looking to refine their current business strategy.

NOBS‘ goal is to help businesses maintain their current standings by working smarter, not harder. They teach business owners to properly use Internet tools like web design, marketing software, and online sales strategies.

Spearheading the group are local experts who have used these techniques and created millions of dollars in revenue for their clients. The description for the group suggests that its environment is open and inviting. Questions are not only welcomed, but encouraged. The group meets monthly and covers different topics at each meeting.

The Nashville American Marketing Association

Your membership in this great networking group will help you maximize your exposure to business professionals in Middle Tennessee.

Throughout the year, you can attend power lunches, mixers, and networking events; you can also enjoying publication opportunities and community events that help strengthen your presence in the Nashville business world.

Young Professionals Nashville

In a 2014 report, Nashville ranked 7th in growth for young professionals–that is, Nashville is attracting a huge number of young people, aged 25-34, who have college degrees. That means there’s a wealth of opportunity for networking groups within that Nashville demographic.

Enter Young Professionals Nashville, a group that offers members a number of rich networking opportunities among their Nashville peers.

From mixers, workshops, and boot-camps to luncheons and special events, Young Professionals is a great platform for meeting and mingling with great minds in Music City.

WOMEN Word-Of-Mouth Entrepreneurial Network

This network is for women of the professional world, and to bolster their contributions to businesses both local and international.

It features mingling events where female business owners can discuss the issues that are important to their individual situations. It offers meetings, seminars, and discussions on a variety of topics.

Past talks have included networking for business professionals, promoting products, goods, and services. Maintaining a positive work/life balance and building your business in a tough economy have also been popular points of discussion.

Boost Nashville

This Nashville networking group hosts events across Nashville, designed to “boost” and empower business professionals from Music City and beyond.

The group hosts networking events, sporting events, happy hours and more, and since it’s conception in 2010, has grown to over 2,000 members.

Join here to begin taking advantage of Boost’s great networking opportunities in Nashville.

5 Excellent Small Meeting Venues in Nashville - Signature

Posted On: 12/05/2015

Meeting venues in Nashville

This post was originally published in March of 2014; we have since made changes to reflect the current landscape of meeting spaces in Nashville.

Whether you’re a small business looking for a meeting space outside of your office or a great spot to engage with clients, Nashville has a number of spaces to provide what you need.

From elegant hotels and rooftop spaces to artsy, creative venues, our list of small meeting venues in Nashville can help you on your search for the best place for your next business gathering.

Atmology

2320 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN

With a name that means “the study of one’s true self,” Atmology makes the perfect meeting space for a small group that has some creative thinking to do.

While technically a coffee shop, the space also has a reputation for its beautiful meeting rooms, each of which has a name meant to inspire; you can handle a client introduction in the “Connect” room or have a brainstorming session in the “Discover” room.

There’s audiovisual equipment, plenty of natural lighting and comfortable seating to encourage free thinking and creativity. From the delicious coffee to the beautiful art, Atmology is the small Nashville meeting space for the creative thinkers who need to be inspired.

Aerial

411 Broadway, Nashville, TN

If you choose this rooftop space to hold your business discussions, you’d be in good company: Aerial’s past clients include CMT, Verizon Wireless, the Tennessee Titans and Gibson Guitar.

Riding a private elevator, your colleagues will be taken to a room with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the downtown area. When it’s time to begin the meeting, the group can sit down in a classroom setting for up to 60. You may also want to step outside for a gathering on the patio, where you can discuss business in the fresh air. For catered gatherings, Aerial provides from Merchants Restaurant, and staff will also assist with basic audio/visual needs, if necessary.

The Rosewall

1207 McGavock Street, Nashville, TN

At 10,000 sq. feet, the Rosewall can hardly be called small. But the intimacy of the meeting spaces are still a perfect fit for meetings or conventions that demand the very best.

Housed in a 1930s warehouse, the Rosewall offers mezzanines with beautiful views, plus the location on M Street puts it in the heart of some of the best cuisine and nightlife in the city.

Spark

3253 Aspen Grove Drive, Nashville, TN

Located just outside of Nashville in Franklin, TN, Spark was built by Lipscomb University to encourage creativity and innovation.

To help businesses accomplish this, the space has two rooms that can be customized to different purposes. The Conference Studio may be used as a boardroom, conference room, seminar room or a teleconferencing room with televisions for video calls.

The Learning Studio can be a lecture hall, a dining room, a traditional classroom, or a collaborative classroom with several chairs pushed around one table for group work. The Media Lounge holds a flat-screen television and three computer monitors, while the Community Lounge offers a comfortable place to drink coffee and socialize.

For a stress-free way to get to your meeting, give Signature Transportation a call. We provide corporate transportation that will have you arriving in style–wherever you choose to hold your meeting.

photo credit: Sharon McGee

3 Tips for a Life-Changing Nashville Bachelor Party

Posted On: 09/03/2015

Nashville Bachelor Party

Is one of your longtime friends looking towards his nuptials in the coming months? Are you looking to plan a legendary bachelor party that everyone will remember for years? It’s easy in a city like Nashville, which has quickly become one of the premiere destinations in the country for killer bachelor and bachelorette parties.

Get in on the Nashville action by planning an incredible bachelor party, complete with these easy tips for success.

Find the Best Hotel

When it comes to bachelor party festivities in Music City, location is key. You need a great hotel that provides you with comfort, atmosphere and, of course, easy access to all the great spots in the city. Here are a few recommendations for perfect bachelor party hotels in Nashville:

  • Marriott Renaissance Nashville: Located a block off Broadway in the midst of some of the most popular bars, the Marriott Renaissance is an ideal spot for bachelor party lodging in Music City. There’s an in-house bar and restaurant for convenience, and a number of notable Nashville eateries and bars located just blocks away.
  • Hilton Downtown Nashville: With so many notable Nashville attractions and nightlife spots just seconds from your door, it’s easy to see how the downtown Nashville Hilton is a great option for bachelor parties looking to make the most of their night. The Hilton’s Palm Restaurant is among the best steakhouses in the city, and offers great libations to boot.
  • The Hermitage: Historic, gorgeous and in a great location, the Hermitage is the ultimate hotel for your Nashville bachelor party. Warm and welcoming, unique and full of amenities, the Hermitage offers top-tier dining in their famous “The Southern” restaurant, as well as quick access to all the best Nashville nightlife. It’s a bachelor party home run.

Choose Your Bars

Nashville has a ton of great nightlife. Depending on the tastes of the groom-to-be, you can find a slew of places to keep the party going all night long.

Here are a few of our favorites:

  • Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge: This legendary bar has everything you need for a wild night in Nashville: great drinks, a dynamic and fun clientele, and that distinct Nashville flavor that brings so many partiers to this city every year. It sits in prime Nashville real estate on Broadway, across from the Ryman and plenty of other notable locations.
  • Bourbon Street Blues and Boogie Bar: This Nashville staple calls Printers Alley home, and offers bachelor partiers a New Orleans-themed environment where live music, bright lights and strange atmosphere conspire to create a truly memorable experience.
  • City Winery: If you’ve got a slower pace in mind for your festivities, consider City Winery, one of the newer venues in town for intimate live music, great libations and delicious food.

Don’t Skimp on the Transportation

What is a bachelor party without an amazing party vehicle to wheel you from place to place? Having an awesome party bus or stretch limousine on hand can add loads of energy and fun to your evening; choosing your transportation company should be the first item on your party planning list.

Big Limo, a division of Signature Transportation in Nashville, specializes in providing top-notch transportation for the wildest Nashville nights. With one of our pristine party buses or stretch SUV limousines on hand, you can start your bachelor party festivities the moment we pick you up.

Not only does Big Limo guarantee a great vehicle to improve your night out, we offer trustworthy service to ensure that everyone in your group gets back to the hotel safe and sound at the end of the night.

With these great elements in place, your Nashville bachelor party could be one for the record books.

Photo Credit: Robert Claypool

4 Amazing Hotels Near Music City Center

Posted On: 04/21/2015

Nashville Hotels

There are a few things that can make any trip more enjoyable: luxury car service, reservations at great restaurants and a fantastic hotel are just a handful of those things. Planning a trip to beautiful Nashville, for instance, could include stops at any number of amazing spots. Many people head to Nashville for business conferences or seminars at the gorgeous Music City Center, placing them in the heart of some of Nashville’s best areas.

One of the issues you may run into when trying to plan your business seminar or conference in Nashville is finding a great hotel room for the duration of your stay. If the Omni is booked, and you’re looking for other options near the Music City Center, take a look at the amazing hotels on our list below.

Renaissance Hotel Nashville

611 Commerce Street, Nashville, TN

You can count on the Renaissance to provide you with all of the amenities you need throughout your stay. In addition to being just a few blocks from the Music City Center, the Renaissance offers 629 guest rooms, including 24 suites. A standard king room at the Renaissance offers beautiful views of the city, a pillowtop mattress and luxury linens, marble-topped bathroom sink, Aveda toiletries, a hair dryer, a work center, 24-hour room service, and a coffee maker and coffee provided. The hotel also offers a fitness center, an indoor pool, and plenty of dining options, from the breakfast buffet to the American bistro the Bridge, as well as the popular Commerce Street Grille.

Hermitage Hotel

231 6th Avenue North, Nashville, TN

This historic Nashville hotel offers easy access to the Music City Center, as well as numerous amenities to make your stay optimally comfortable. The historic property is located downtown, offering easy access to multiple districts and hot spots in Music City. The rooms boast beautiful views of the city, oversized towels and bathrobes, luxury bedding, luxury toiletries, marble bathrooms with double vanities, and more.

Hilton Downtown Nashville

121 4th Avenue South, Nashville, TN

Hilton is a leader in luxury accommodations, and Nashville’s Hilton is no exception. Located in the heart of Music City, the Hilton offers lodgers amenities such as a full-service business center, a fitness center, four premiere dining options within the hotel, with rooms offering perks like an in-room safe, custom furnishings and artwork, gourmet snacks, plush bedding and much more.

Sheraton Nashville Downtown

623 Union Street Nashville, TN

Less than a mile from the Music City Center, this high-rise in the heart of Nashville offers amazing views of the city and plenty of unique amenities to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. In addition to the legendarily comfortable Sheraton Sleeper Beds, the Sheraton is pet-friendly, offers continental breakfast each morning of your stay, afternoon hors d’oeuvres, flat-screen televisions, luxury bath products, and business and fitness centers for use throughout your stay. The Sheraton also offers dining options for its guests, including Speaker’s Bistro for classic American fare, Sessions lounge for cocktails and comfort food, and in-room service throughout your stay.

The amenities and comforts to be found at any one of these amazing hotels will ensure that your stay in Music City feels like a vacation, even if you’re in town for business conference or seminar at the Music City Center. If the Omni is all booked up next time you’re headed to town, you can feel confident knowing that there is an impressive number of alternatives so close to the Center, and you won’t have to sacrifice luxury, dining options, or other important amenities when you book.

The Top 5 Halloween Parties Around Nashville

Posted On: 10/14/2014

Halloween Parties in Nashville, TN

Nashville car service2014 has flown by, and Halloween is right around the corner. For many people, it’s their favorite time of year: costumes, candy, partying with friends until the sun comes up, and fun pictures to mark the occasion There’s many things to love about this whimsical and spooky holiday, and if you’re in the Nashville area, you have tons of options for official Halloween parties to ensure that there’s never a dull moment throughout your evening.

The first order of business in planning your Halloween festivities around Music City is to find reliable transportation; on an evening that involves alcohol, you need the peace of mind that comes with having a safe, guaranteed ride home. That’s why Nashville car service is an important part of any Halloween celebration; each person can party to their heart’s desire and still feel comfortable knowing they have a safe ride waiting when the night’s over.

After you book your car, you can head over to one of the amazing Halloween parties in Music City that we’ve outlined below.

1.

4th Annual A Nightmare on M Street

October 31, 2014 at 9:00 PM – November 1, 2014 at 2:00 AM

1207 McGavock Street, Nashville, TN

General Admission: $30.00 + sales fee

VIP Admission: $75.00 + sales fee

Head over to the illustrious M Street area in Nashville for this 4th Annual fright fest. Hosted by the popular Rosewall restaurant, a Nightmare on M Street will feature dancers, contortionists and aerialists, a live DJ, a photo booth, amazing drink specials, and a costume contest with a grand prize of $1000.

2.

Nightmare on Demonbreun Street Pub Crawl

November 1, 2014 at 8:00 PM – November 2, 2014 at 1:00 AM

Demonbreun Street, Nashville, TN

General Admission: $25.00 + sales fee

If you’d like to crawl some of the notable pubs around Nashville’s popular Demonbreun area, Nightmare on Demonbreun is the Halloween spectacle for you. For the price of admission, you won’t have to pay the cover charge at any of the Demonbreun pub crawl spots, you’ll get drink specials, drink vouchers, and the opportunity to participate in the costume contest which offers a grand price of $1000.

3.

Nashville Zombie Brewfest by Hootenanny Events

October 31, 2014, 7:00 PM – 11:30 PM

4001 Bell Road, Hermitage, TN

General Admission: $38.23 + sales fee

VIP Admission: $76.28 + sales fee

This beerfest will take place inside the grounds of Nashville’s waterpark, Nashville Shores, and will feature craft seasonal beer from 40 different breweries, all served up by ghoulish zombies. Pumpkins are everywhere, craft beer professionals are on hand to answer questions, and costumes are encouraged. There will also be various forms of entertainment throughout the event to keep things spooky and exciting until midnight.

4.

Midtown Monster Mash

October 31, 2014 at 9:00 pm – November 1, 2014 at 2:00 AM

Division Street, Nashville, TN

General Admission: $20.00

VIP Admission: $40.00

Division Street will be hosting this huge Halloween bash, with a gigantic stage in the middle of the street featuring nationally-known hip-hop, electronica and rock artists. There’s 80,000 feet of party space, 20 different bars, a photo booth, and of course, a costume contest. Get your fill of drink specials at local bars and enjoy this live outdoor event on Halloween night.

5.

Acme Halloween Haunted House Party hosted by Acme Feed and Seed

October 31, 2014 at 9:00 PM – November 1, 2014 at 2:00 AM

101 Broadway, Nashville, TN

General Admission: $20.00 + sales fee

With three and a rooftop floors to work with, the Acme Building in downtown Nashville is a Halloween extravaganza, with different bands, activities and drinks available on each of the floors. The Monster Mash dance party and live DJ will take place on the rooftop, while the other floors will feature spooky live entertainment and plenty of options for alcohol. There’s even a haunted lounge and huge costume contest to keep the fun going throughout the night.

Take care of yourself this Halloween by making sure you have safe transportation at your disposal for each portion of your night out.