CMA Fest



ABC’s American Idol has landed at CMA Fest! Join us in Fan Alley on 4th and Broadway to experience the exciting phases of the Idol contestant journey. Enjoy games, free giveaways, custom screen printing, and an exclusive Hollywood photo opp! Be sure to check the schedule for more information regarding talent appearances and meet & greets!

Avon is keeping you insta-ready with 10-minute mini makeovers and an amped up photo experience at CMA Fest. Choose between eyes, lips and face to discover your new favorite Avon products. When you stop by, don’t forget to enter for a chance to win The Avon Amp it Up Adventure, the ultimate Nashville country music getaway. It’s time to ‘Amp It Up’ with Avon!

Budweiser will be celebrating Country Music, its dedicated fans, and the lager that brings us all together. On the corner of 2nd Ave & Broadway, the Budweiser Country Club will be back with games, giveaways, surprise meet and greets with your favorite artists, and of course, ice cold Buds. This is the spot we gather with friends, raise one up to the best music in the world and sing our favorite songs just a little too loud. Stop by for a truly authentic country music experience! #ThisBudsForYou

Rock With Us! Cracker Barrel Old Country Store invites fans to enjoy three nights of music at the Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage and four days of hospitality and charm, complete with the iconic Cracker Barrel rocking chairs and a number of exciting fan surprises all around CMA Fest, featuring some of your favorite artists.

Win prizes at our life-sized “beer pong” game or snap a pic on the red carpet with a Dierks Bentley cutout, all while checking out his new clothing line Desert Son. Prizes include shirts for men and women, hats, gift cards and more. Plus be entered to win the daily grand prize of a signed copy of Dierks Bentley’s new album The Mountain, a $200 Flag & Anthem gift card and a $100 Whiskey Row gift card.

Want to win FREE Durango boots?! Be sure to swing by Durango’s Fain Fair X booth to take a quick survey and be entered to win! Hourly winners will be drawn and you’ll receive a FREE giveaway prize for taking the survey. Durango will also feature special artist M&G signings along with a video booth that allows you to make your own personal animated GIF. And don’t forgot to buy a pair of Durango boots. With each purchase, you’ll receive a FREE gift! Once you hit Broadway, stop by the Durango Boots tent to buy more boots at a great price, receive another FREE gift and be entered to win more FREE boots!
Durango has your CMA festival fashion boots! Be sure to pick up a pair! Show us your festival style using #DURANGOCMA

Beat the CMA Fest heat at the El Jimador Marg Bar. Head over to Broadway in the alley between 3rd and 4th Ave. Grab a refreshing Jim-A-Rita and head up to our covered rooftop to enjoy the sips of El Jimador Tequila and the sounds of CMA Fest. Take a picture at our photo booth with Cuco the Donkey and Pedro to win some cool El Jimador Swag. #LiveTheMargLife

ARTIST MEET & GREETS. TRUCK STUFF. EXCLUSIVE SWAG. Stop by the Firestone Destination Country Truck at Fan Fair X for all this and more! Meet some of the hottest artists in country music, get a flashy tattoo, take a CountryGram, check out the BIGFOOT monster truck, and grab some new Firestone swag.

Be sure to stop by the GEICO Savings on Board Bus on Broadway! GEICO provides a fun place to visit where people can meet the Gecko, test your memory challenge game skills, try out our 360-degree video experience, enter to win a $500 gift card, and take home some free swag! GEICO is saving people money on more than just car insurance – don’t forget to call 1-800-947-AUTO, visit, or stop by a local GEICO office to get a free rate quote.

Stop by the Gordo’s Cheese Dip Truck for FREE samples of America’s #1 selling Cheese Dip. We will have games, silent disco and lots of prizes! Plus, you can register to win a trip to the I Heart Music Festival in Las Vegas! Gordo’s Cheese Dip…where it’s OK to be Cheesy!

Where’s your AWAY? Wherever it is, an RV can take you there. Stop by and take a tour of some of the newest RV units on the market and discover one that’s right for you. Kick back and relax from the heat inside the RV, play a game of corn hole, or take a polaroid with friends to commemorate your day. And don’t forget to enter to win a brand new Domestic Cooler for your next trip AWAY.

#FindYourFreedom at the Harley-Davidson experience on Demonbreun Street at CMA Fest! Visit us for free airbrush tattoos and haircuts/beard trims. Twist the throttle on our JUMPSTART bike, so you can feel the thrill of riding even if you don’t have your motorcycle license. Keep an eye on our social channels each day for t-shirt and H-D Riding Academy giveaway times and don’t forget to #RidingAcademy and #FindYourFreedom for your chance to win!

With more than 7,500 locations in 28 states, Hunt Brothers® Pizza is the nation’s largest brand of made-to-order pizza in the convenience store industry. Perfect for today’s on-the-go lifestyle, Hunt Brothers Pizza offers original and thin crust pizzas with All Toppings No Extra Charge®, Breakfast Pizza, Wings, and WingBites®. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, Hunt Brothers Pizza is family owned and operated with more than 25 years of experience in offering all of the food products, marketing programs, equipment and training for convenience stores to operate their own turnkey pizza program.

Stop by Jack Daniel’s White Rabbit Saloon while visiting CMA Fan Fair. White Rabbit Saloon formerly located in Lyncbhurg, TN town square. The saloon was a favorite Lynchburg gathering place where Jack and his friends could spend time together and enjoy a glass of Mr. Jack’s fine Tennessee sipping whiskey. Take a bit of Jack with you with our wide selection of Jack Daniel’s Merchandise.

Think you’ve got what it takes to become a country legend? Swing by the Kretschmar Stage for an opportunity to perform, win prizes, and try some of our delicious premium deli meats & cheese samples.

Krispy Kreme has brought our awesome fresh doughnut experience to CMA Fest! The Krispy Kreme Cruiser will be selling our famous Original Glazed Doughnuts and other Krispy Kreme merchandise, so come see us!

Make Life Juicier at the 2018 CMA Fest with Lipton Iced Tea with a Splash of Juice. Are your taste buds ready? Take full advantage and sample our new flavors: Berry, Tropical, and Pear & Peach. While you’re there, don’t miss your chance to win various prizes, including an opportunity to enter to win a Lipton Iced Tea cruiser bike.

Play a song on our Jam Stage and automatically be entered to win a Martin Dreadnought Junior each day of CMA Fest! Enter to win hourly prize draws for T-shirts, hats and acoustic guitar strings. Stop by the Martin tent to hear great talent and play a full line of Martin guitars and ukuleles. See you there!

Visit the Maui Jim sunglasses booth at #CMAFest! Experience patented PolarizedPlus2® lens technology—try on a pair of sunglasses at the Flying Jimmy booth and see for yourself. Maui Jim sunglasses not only protect eyes from harmful rays, they also make colors more vivid and contrast crisper. The view’s better from here.

Stop by the two-story Monster booth to try a complimentary Monster Energy Drink and get a custom, free haircut by June the Barber who’s known for his Southern Style cuts, originality and versatility. Before you leave, don’t forget to grab a photo on the stage with a Monster Energy girl!

Netflix’s The Ranch will be bringing Maggie’s Bar to Broadway and 4th Ave, giving country fans a chance to take a load off and grab a temporary tattoo, some playing cards, a cooling bandana or one of the other great giveaways. The Bennett’s favorite watering hole may not be a fully functioning bar, but it looks so spot-on your followers never have to know.

Nitto develops high-quality tires that excel in off-road performance and on-road comfort. Whether you’re looking for an aggressive mud or trail terrain tire to tackle rocks, dirt and trails or a highway terrain that provides a smooth, quiet ride and a long treadlife, Nitto has a truck tire for you. Nitto tires are available in popular 16 to 24-inch rim diameters and with larger overall diameter sizes for lifted trucks and SUVs. Each tire is manufactured using Nitto’s state-of-the-art technology that produces exceptionally uniform tires that are easier to balance for a smoother ride.

Selling tours of Nashville with Nashville’s BEST sightseeing tour. Come see our booth on Broadway to purchase your tickets to see our amazing city!

Make your CMA Fest experience better this year with Papa John’s! Stop by our mobile kitchen to pick up on-the-go sized 8″ pizzas that will keep your boots moving all weekend long. And while you’re there, don’t forget to scan your Fan Passport for a chance to win great pizza prizes, including free pizza for a year!

PEDIGREE Foundation will be selling Dogs Rule Gear to benefit our grants program for shelters and rescues across the United States. PEDIGREE Foundation is working to find a solution to the problem of the millions of homeless dogs in this country. Through our grant programs, we support organizations that save the lives of dogs that would otherwise be lost. The Foundation was established in 2008 by dog lovers with a passionate belief that every dog deserves a loving home. PEDIGREE Foundation is a 501(c)(3) private foundation that supports shelters and rescue organizations, as well as encouraging people to ADOPT, VOLUNTEER, and DONATE.

The Roadster Experience is comprised of different activities that help promote the benefits of sustainability, which allowing event-goers to participate in fun and win swag. Activities include interactive photo booth, video messaging displays, digital game station, corn hole, and a bottle flip challenge station.

Stop by the Philosophy booth for free samples of the new purity moisturizer and snap a photo in front of a flower wall & the #simplenotbasic Airstream.

This Summer, the Ritas are in full vacation mode! Sharing Pineapple A Rita with your squad can win you a trip to Hawaii! Upload a photo of yourself with the Pine-Apple Rita logo and the hashtag #RitasContest for a chance to win! Visit our vacation station In Fan Fair X!

Come by The Reser’s Fine Foods Oasis and charge up! Features include product samples, electronic chargers, misters, picnic tables and shade! While you’re waiting customize, your own bandana courtesy of Reser’s Fine Foods.

Come stop by the Roper booth to get autographs from your favorite artists! Shop for festival attire for the whole family including sandals, cowboy boots, shirts and more!

Grab your boots and join us in Nashville, Tennessee at our Galaxy Studio, where you can discover immersive installations and get hands on experience with the latest Samsung devices like the Galaxy S9 and S9+. We’ll set up shop in Music City for a limited time only—come by and turn yourself into an emoji, capture epic moments in Super Slow-mo or become a treasure hunter in the 4D VR Theater. Samsung Care will be on-site for any phone needs and 1-on-1 sessions. Whether you’re in town for the Festival or lucky enough to be a local, if you come play at the Galaxy Studio on June 7th or June 8th, you’ll be eligible to win a pair of 4-day passes to CMA Fest ‘18. Test out our newest technology and be a part of the biggest weekend in Country.

Stop by the Springer Mountain Farms activation space for some old school fun with life-sized games like Connect 4, Yahtzee and more. Enter for your chance to win lots of chicken prize packs with numerous winners chosen daily, as well as, a grand prize winner chosen after the festival ends. The Grand Prize winner will receive a brand new freezer delivered to your door! Once delivered, we’ll ship 100 pounds of Springer Mountain Farms Chicken to fill it for one lucky winner!

Visit the Texas Pete booth to amplify your food and CMA experience. Your favorite hot sauce is back with new games, new swag and appearances by fan favorites, Hayley Orrantia (Thur 2-3pm) and Brennley Brown (Fri 2-3pm). Don’t miss a chance to win cool Texas Pete merch, grab a photo with Texas Pete or just grab a bottle of hot sauce to put in your swag bag.

The Textron family empowers adventurers, explorers, and warriors all over the world, and we’re proud to be part of that family. Textron Off Road is committed to building side-by-sides, personal transportation vehicles, and ATVs with power, performance, and precision engineering.

Pack your passport because IdentoGO is making it easy for music lovers to enroll for TSA Pre✓® at CMA Music Fest. Members experience faster, more efficient screening at participating U.S. airport checkpoints for domestic and international travel by keeping on their shoes, jacket and belt while their laptop and 3-1-1 compliant liquids stay packed. The best part? It’s only $85 for 5 years!

Whether you’re headed to the concerts, artist meet-and-greets, or exclusive parties, Uber’s got you covered so you don’t miss a beat. Get a reliable ride in minutes with the Uber app. Sign up to ride with the code CMAFESTRIDE and get your first ride free up to $10. Code expirers 12/31/2018. Valid promo codes will automatically apply to your account. Please note promo codes are automatically applied in reverse order; your most recently added promo code will be applied to your current or next trip.

U.S. Bank and the CMA Foundation have partnered together this year at CMA Fest to help spread awareness for music education.

Post your pictures on Instagram and Twitter using hashtags #itstartswithME and #MusicMadePossible and then go collect your free printed photo and check if you made it in the IT STARTS WITH M.E. Mosaic on Level 3 of Xfinity Fan Fair X.

Stop by and take a picture with one of 6 photo ops throughout Fest. Find them HERE.

Xfinity Fan Fair X wouldn’t be complete without our very own Xfinity Zone. Be sure to stop by the Xfinity Zone to see the simplest, fastest, most complete way to access all your entertainment on all your screens. The artists are stopping by to check it out too with a special meet & greet planned each day. Plus, play games and win prizes the entire weekend. Hope to see you there!