Giving Tuesday


It's Giving & Gratitude Season, a time of year when we give thanks for what we have and give back to what we love. While most of Centennial Park's in-person events were cancelled this year, in partnership with Metro Parks and our generous supporters, we continued serving our community by making improvements to Nashville’s central park and providing enriching arts and educational programming.

The Great Lawn reopened last week, and we are looking forward to seeing our community experience the wonderfully enhanced areas of the park while raising funds for the next phase of improvements and ongoing maintenance to ensure Nashville’s central park remains beautiful for everyone.

Please see below for ways you can show your support for Centennial Park this Giving Tuesday.


The next phase of the Centennial Park Revitalization will transform the Park Plaza section of the park and introduce a world-class events pavilion to replace the current event shelter. The event pavilion will provide a central gathering space where the Nashville community can enjoy various types of events, including music performances and the park's popular Big Band Dances. This phase will also provide greater connectivity into the park for North Nashville residents through a pedestrian entrance located by the 31st Ave Connector. We are currently raising the $1.8M in funds needed to complete this project.

You can show your support for these improvements by making a restricted donation to the park's Capital Campaign.


Thanks to a $100K donation from a generous donor, we established the Centennial Park Maintenance Fund this year to support Metro Parks in funding the ongoing maintenance needs for the park and ensuring the park is well-maintained to serve our community.

You can show your support to maintaining the beauty of Nashville's central park by making a restricted donation to the park's maintenance fund.


Centennial Park Conservancy Members provide critical funds to sustain our ability to preserve, enhance, and share the Parthenon and Centennial Park. Memberships help fund Parthenon programs, enable free community programs to flourish, and ensure the vibrancy of the Parthenon and Centennial Park. By becoming a member, or renewing an existing membership, you can partner with us to make a positive impact on our community and keep programming free for everyone.

You can show your support of the Parthenon and Centennial Park by joining or renewing a membership.


We’re honored to continue supporting two Nashville treasures and serving the city of Nashville through park improvements and enriching programming. We’re grateful to Metro Parks Director Monique Odom and the entire Metro Parks' team for allowing us to work beside them in supporting the Parthenon and Centennial Park.


Thank you to our many members, donors, and corporate & foundation partners for generously underwriting park improvements and arts programming for our community. You have made a significant and positive impact on our city's green space, children, and artists in the Parthenon and our beautiful central park.

We deliver most of our programs at no charge to ensure they remain accessible to all. This certainly would not be possible without the generosity of our many supporters that understand the importance of providing free access to art and educational programs to everyone in our city. Thank you once again for giving back to our city. We’re sincerely grateful for your financial support and hope you have a safe, healthy, and joyful holiday season.

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