Welcome State of Black Design Conference: Top Local Nashville Things To Do

Welcome State of Black Design Conference

How to use this itinerary:

  • We try our best to provide an itinerary that will speak to you and your travel peeps.
  • Use our itinerary as a guide but feel free to explore away and if you find something that we may not know about, sharing is caring:).
  • Lastly, we would love as you are out capturing moments tag #urbaanitenashville so that we can follow along and share with our growing community (which now includes, you!). 


  • Kingdom Cafe – Historic Jefferson Street (meat + three)
  • Slim + Husky’s – Buchanan Arts District (a 90’s pizza spot)
  • Official Wings – Historic Jefferson Street (wings
  • The Cupcake Collection – Germantown (best cupcakes in the city)
  • Bag Lady’s – Buchanan Arts District (gourmet fries)
  • Ed’s Fish – North Nashville (fried fish and local staple)
  • Prince’s Hot Chicken – Fifth + Broadway (originators of Nashville Hot Chicken, a must try!)
  • Sinema – Melrose/South Nashville (brunch + dinner)
  • The Southern V – Buchanan Arts District (vegan)

 Nashville rooftop guide here, too because spring is starting to spring. 


  • National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) Fifth + Broadway
  • Jefferson Street Sound Museum – Historic Jefferson Street
  • Alkebulan Images/Bookstore – Historic Jefferson Street
  • Woodcuts Gallery – Historic Jefferson Street
  • Fisk Galleries – Fisk University
  • Frist Art Museum – Broadway
  • OZ Arts – West Nashville
  • Cheekwood Botanical Gardens – Belle Meade 
  • 100 Taylor Arts Collective – Germantown (arts and shopping district)


  • Bungalow10 – Hillsboro Village (lounge)
  • Jar Nashville – Hillsboro Village (late-night spot/club)
  • Willie B’s – Buchanan Arts District (restaurant + late night spot)
  • Minerva – Buchanan Arts District (restaurant + late night spot)

You can also see a few of our murals guides here and here.

Special offers for attendees:

  • Slim + Husky’s – 20% off online orders – Code: URBAANITESOBD
  • Official Wings – 10% off orders – Mention Urbaanite when ordering
  • Complimentary Frist Art Museum tickets – Visit the Urbaanite Nashville table on Thursday, March 14 to redeem (first-come, first-serve)


We hope this itinerary allows you to Experience Our City!