CMA Music Festival hotels cover a broad spectrum of lodging options, appealing to a variety of visitors and guests, from those on a budget to those in the mood for something that offers sumptuous accommodations and dozens of amenities. Some of the nearest hotels include Sheraton Nashville Downtown, with panoramic views of the skyline and a selection of services and amenities, The Hermitage Hotel, a spacious luxury hotel with every comfort to ensure guests' enjoyment, Doubletree by Hilton, a contemporary lodging offering southern hospitality, and Hotel Indigo, a unique historical structure that provides a tranquil atmosphere to enjoy in the midst of the bustle of the music city.
Originally termed "Fan Fair" at its founding in 1972, the CMA Music Festival is a celebration of the Country Music Association that takes place in June, filled with masses of fans, autograph signings from adored country music celebrities, and packed concerts. With each passing year, the attendance grew to record breaking numbers and is now one of the most popular music festivals in the nation.
Fan Fair was renamed in 2004 to change perceptions and broaden the appeal. Thousands of visitors arrive from across the country to participate and experience the CMA Music Festival, and naturally, the surrounding lodgings fill up quickly. Whether for business or pleasure, travelers arriving in Nashville at this time of year will do well to plan ahead and make reservations early to ensure an enjoyable stay during the CMA Music Festival.