Nashville is a city that’s full of surprises, and one of the best ways to explore it is on a party bike tour. Party bike tours have become increasingly popular over the years, and it’s easy to see why. These tours are a unique way to explore a city, and they’re perfect for groups of friends, coworkers, or anyone who wants to have a good time. With one of these tours you can meet new people, sample the town’s brews, and party with music and lighting all inside the bus/slash party bike.
A party bike tour is essentially a large bike that’s powered by the people on it. These bikes usually have a roof on top, and they’re designed to carry a groups people, who pedal along while drinking and partying. The tour is led by a guide who takes the group to different locations around the city. Along the way, the group can stop at different bars, restaurants, or other attractions, depending on the tour.
Here, we’ll take a closer look at the different party bike tours available in Nashville.
Laws and Regulations
A few things to get out of the way first, though, with laws and regulations:
- No glass bottles or other glass containers are allowed.
- You must bring your own beverages (BYOB) – these tours are not allowed to serve alcohol on board their shuttles and party bikes, so bring your own alcohol.
- No kids are allowed – everyone must be over the 21 years of age to join.
- No alcohol over 8%. Sorry, that means most wine, some beers, and all hard liquor and spirits.
The Sprocket Rocket Party Bike is one of the most popular party bike tours in Nashville. This 15-passenger party bike comes with a driver and personal bartender, party lights, a premium sound system, and an electric assist motor so you don’t have to do all the pedaling yourself.
The tour lasts for about one and a half hours, and takes the group along some of the streets in downtown Nashville. Their downtown location makes it easy to get started and puts you right back in the center of the action when your tour is finished.
Sprocket Rocket prides itself on being the easiest bike to pedal, thanks to the motor giving you 30% of the push. There is one stop along the way, but this isn’t a bar crawl bike – the party is right there on the bike!!! Do a loop around town, bring your drinks, and bring the party to you. Afterwards, you can check out the bars in the area.
They have packages available for family reunions, bachelor and bachelorette parties, and even scavenger hunts. You can also book through Party Bike Nashville, so be sure to compare packages and prices before booking.
Nashville Pedal Tavern Tours are a great way to explore the best music city has to offer. These tours are led by a guide who takes the group to different music venues around the city.
They advertise tours for the public, which are a great way to make new friends fast, private tours, for that special event, and corporate events, which make great company teambuilders to get everyone on the same page.
One of the great things about Nashville Pedal Tavern Tours is that they are one of the only companies that allow you to pre-order your beverages. While they still can’t serve you alcohol on the ride, you purchase in advance from them and bring it, making it especially convenient for out-of-towners.
The Nashville Bar Bike is a pedal pub tour up to 15 people. The tour lasts for around an hour and a half. This one includes a stop at a local tavern, and also ens right at a distillery and local brewery so you can post-game after your bicycle party.
Like Nashville Pedal Tavern, their bikes hold between 6 and 15 people. Bring your own drinks (and ID of course), and they’ll bring the lighting, music, and party! Their bike also has an electric assist motor so you don’t have to work out too hard while you’re on.
The Music City Crawler is a popular option for fun way to explore Nashville. This 15-person bike and pedal bar is equipped with a sound system, LED lights, and a cooler to store your drinks. The tour takes you through some of Nashville’s most iconic neighborhoods, including Music Row and The Gulch.
You’ll also get to see some of the city’s famous honky-tonks and bars while pedaling and drinking your way through the city. This tour stops at between 1 and 3 bars along the way, plus you can BYOB for the party on the bike.
Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, bachelorette party, or just looking for a fun night out with friends, this tour is for you. Some of the local spots they visit include Wild Horse Saloon, BB Kings, and Honky Tonk Central.
If pedal bikes aren’t your thing, but you still want to drink and ride through the city, check out Big Green Tractor. Ride on the covered wagon while being pulled along to the music bumping and your DJ and bartender keeping the vibe going. This tour holds more people than most bike tours, with a maximum capacity of 25 people. If you’re planning a big party, this might be the one for you. Nothing like a good ol’ Nashville tractor to explore the city!
You can book a private tour for just you and your besties, or you can get an individual ticket. Disabled veterans ride free.
The Honky Tonk Party Express is another no-pedal party and ride tour that takes you through Nashville in a stylish party bus that will keep the music pumping during your 2-hour tour. Their party buses hold up to 25 people and comes with a VIP bartender. Cups, coolers, and ice are included but like all other tours in Nashville – BYOB.
Honky Tonk has special packages available just for bachelor and bachelorette parties. Their Jacked Up Bachelor Party package is popular for bachelor parties and includes a trip to the Jack Daniels Distillery. They’ve also got the Basic Bro package for a more budget-friendly way to party with your buddies.
Their Golden Girl and Platinum Packages for Bachelorettes takes you to the Arrington Vineyards.
The Bottom Line
If you’re looking for a fun and unique way to explore Nashville, then be sure to check out a party bike. These tours are a great way to see the city, meet new people, and have an unforgettable time. And if you want the same experience as a party bike but without the pedaling, these tractor and bus tours on the list are a fun experience without worrying about the huffing and puffing.