5 Things to Do With the Family this Weekend

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The holiday school break is almost over for many local families. If you’re looking for a fun way to spend the last weekend of break, check out these ideas.

1Digital Worlds VR 

This newly opened space brings the best of virtual reality and gaming together in one place. You pay by the hour for the experience, learn more here. 

2Opryland Hotel & Resort

Opryland Hotel just opened SoundWaves, the new indoor water park which is  4 acres, 3-level upscale indoor/outdoor water attraction with dedicated recreation zones for adults, young children,  and families. You must be a guest at the hotel to take advantage of the waterpark and be sure to select the SoundWaves package when making your reservation here. 

3Monster Jam

If you’re child likes monster trucks, this is a great way to spend the last weekend of holiday break.This event features drivers and monster trucks competing for the racing and freestyle championships. The event takes place at Bridgestone Arena  January 5 at 1 & 2pm and January 6 at 7pm. Learn more here. 

4SOAR Adventure 

Looking to burn some energy? SOAR is the perfect place to get outside with the family and test your skills on the ropes course. SOAR Adventure has over 110 climbing elements, perfect for the youngest in the family to the most advanced climber. If climbing is not your thing, try the music-themed mini golf course. Located at 3794 Carothers Parkway, Franklin, SOAR Adventure will be open this weekend.  Visit their Facebook page for more information.

5Smashville Holiday Festival 

The outdoor ice skating rink is back but has moved from Bridgestone Arena to Ascend Amphitheatre. It’s still open until January 6, you can skate on the outdoor rink. Price to skate is $13.73 if you bring your own skates or $16.48 for skate rental. Open skate time starts at 11am. Purchase your tickets online here.