Benefit Events

A Peek at Warner Parks’ Annual Fundraising Events

Annual fundraising Events Support the Parks and Our Community

From casual, family-friendly affairs to formal gatherings for our most generous donors and supporters, Friends of Warner Parks has a tradition of extra-special benefit events that provide exciting opportunities for the Nashville community and fuel much needed funding to help FOWP fulfill our mission to preserve, steward, and #ProtectWarnerParks

Shelter Dinner

April, annually

Guests are invited to reserve a picnic shelter and enjoy catered dinner and drinks or order individual dinners for sunset picnics in Warner Parks. This is a unique, one day benefit event to help preserve, steward and #protectwarnerparks and our beloved historic picnic shelters, ensuring they’re here for all, forever!

Corporate sponsorship is available through our Park Partners program.

Edwin Warner Park Shelters & Maps
Percy Warner Park Shelters & Maps

#FullMoonPickinParty on Instagram

Full Moon Pickin’ Party

From May to September, annually

This unique bluegrass music series is one of Nashville’s most popular outdoor events, attracting families, friends, and dog lovers from all over to hear local musicians play together under the full moon in one of Nashville’s most picturesque settings: Percy Warner Park Equestrian Center. Guests enjoy traditional bluegrass music, dinner from local food trucks, and visiting with over 2,000 of their closest friends.

Corporate sponsorship is available through our Park Partners program.

Hummingbird Happy Hour

AUGUST, ANNUALLY

This annual event takes place at the height of hummingbird season at the Warner Park Nature Center. Guests enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while they mingle, watch hummingbirds at the feeders at sunset, and shop local artwork on display. Proceeds from ticket and art sales support the Bird Information, Research and Data (B.I.R.D) programs.

Corporate sponsorship is available through our Park Partners program.

Check Out the BIRD Program

Previous Sunday in the Park

Sunday in the Park

October, annually

Since October 1990, members of the community have come together for a fall al fresco luncheon that is today a cornerstone of Friends of Warner Parks fundraising. Luke Lea Society Members, Bluebell and Trillium Club Members, underwriters and patrons provide insurmountable support for this impactful event that helps us to fulfill our mission to preserve, steward, and #protectwarnerparks

Corporate sponsorship is available through our Park Partners program.

Flying Monkey Marathon

November, Annually

Featured in Marathon & Beyond and Runners’ World magazines, Flying Monkey Marathons are an homage to the origin of marathon racing, erring more on the side of simplicity than large-scale spectacle. Proceeds from race registrations support Friends of Warner Parks.

Corporate sponsorship is available through our Park Partners program.

#FlyingMonkeyMarathon on Instagram

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