Special Events & Parties

Thursday, February 1, 6:30 – 9 p.m.

The spectacular opening night kick-off gala is one of the most anticipated events of the year.  This year’s Preview Party will be hosted by the Show’s Honorary Chair, New York architect Gil Schafer, and will feature handcrafted cocktails, light-fare local tastings, and a book signing of Inspired By Color with Clinton Smith, Editor in Chief of VERANDA. Join us for previewing and shopping the 2018 Show early with a stylish, sell-out crowd from all over the country. 

Preview Party Chairs: Liza Coleman, Shea Ghertner and Hugh Howser


Friday, February 2, 6:30 – 9 p.m.

The Friday night Bourbon Party blends a mix of southern fare, specially crafted bourbons, and live music on the Show floor. Dress “Nashville cocktail-casual,” bring friends and sip the night away while you shop the largest, most unique collection of antiques and garden accouterments in the country.

Bourbon Party Chairs: Graham Meadors and Caroline Sloan

Music in the Gardens

Saturday, February 3, 4-7 p.m.

Included with admission.

Stay tuned for details on our featured musicians!


February 2-4, 2018
Friday & Saturday 10am - 7pm
Sunday 11am-4pm
Preview: February 1

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Music City Center
201 Fifth Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203

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