Upcoming Fairs and Festivals in Nashville Tennessee

Nashville Fairs and Festivals Not to be Missed!

List of upcoming festivals Not To Be Missed in Nashville! There is always something happening in Music City and we will do our best to keep you up-to-date on what is coming in the next few months. This calendar is always being updated so please check back often and tell your friends. If you know of a Fair or Festival in middle Tennessee that is not listed please let us know or post the event yourself.

Kid in Crowd enjoying a Nashville Festival

We love Fairs & Festivals!

Join Nashville while we celebrate the best local Fairs and Festivals of the season! It is a blast to watch parades and eat the specialty foods, and listen to the tunes that make our city - Music City USA!

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Dates: Thu, Aug 24, 2017

The annual concert series Live on the Green in back! Each week on Thursday evenings at 6 PM, on the final week the performances will be Friday and Saturday of Labor Day Weekend.This series brings local and national artists to the stage in Public Square, located in front of the Metro Courth

Dates: Sat, Aug 26, 2017

The Tennessee State Fairgrounds Flea Market is held on the 4th weekend of each month, except the month of December, when the Flea Market is held on the 3rd weekend just in time for your Christmas shopping. Don't forget to tell your friends you found it at the Nashville Flea Market!

Dates: Sat, Aug 26, 2017

2nd Annual Great American BBQ Festival will feature BBQ from all over the wold. Everyone will have the opportunity to judge the "people's choice" competition... the winner form the"People's Choice" will go onto compete in the Jack Daniels competition in Lynchburg TN.

Dates: Sat, Aug 26, 2017


Dates: Sat, Aug 26, 2017

Musicians Corner, a program of The Conservancy for the Parthenon and Centennial Park, supports emerging artists, and provides inclusive arts enrichment and educational programming for adults and youth.

Dates: Sat, Sep 02, 2017 to Sun, Sep 10, 2017

Take a ride with Thomas, meet the railway controller Sir Topham Hatt, have fun in the Imagination Station, see authentic engines and enjoy tons of other activities in Nashville. Spend the day with Thomas the Train, Sir Topham Hatt and Much more. Thomas's best friend Percy! All Aboard!

Dates: Sun, Sep 03, 2017

Scenic Riverfront Park is the location for the 4th annual Old School BBQ Festival, on Sunday September 3rd. 2017 Part of the Labor Day Weekend Celebration in Music City, this Festival promises to be another fun event in the wonderful Downtown setting on the Cumberland River.

Dates: Mon, Sep 04, 2017 to Sat, Sep 09, 2017
Dates: Thu, Sep 07, 2017 to Sat, Sep 09, 2017

Join us for the 30th annual Riverfest celebration September 7-9, 2017. Enjoy art, music, family activities and more all set along the Cumberland River.

Dates: Fri, Sep 08, 2017 to Sun, Sep 10, 2017

Val Kilmer (Batman Forever, Top Gun), Alan Tudyk (“Firefly,” Wreck-It Ralph), Nichelle Nichols (“Star Trek”), the “Buffy the Vampire Slayer" team of Charisma Carpenter and Nicholas Brendon, Steve Blum (Toonami, Cowboy Bebop), Dean Cain (“Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman,” Supergir

Dates: Sat, Sep 09, 2017

Join us for the 11th Annual Cumberland River Dragon Boat Festival! Find 20 co-workers, friends, or even strangers, but don't miss participating in Nashville's most fun outdoor event.

Dates: Sat, Sep 09, 2017

The Middle Tennessee Highland Games and Celtic Festival is returning to the grounds of the historical Hermitage mansion! Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy a fun-filled day of music, dancing, exhibitions, games, competitions, food trucks and specialty vendors.

Dates: Sat, Sep 09, 2017

A celtic culture and heritage festival featuring athletics, music, dance, food, fun and merchandise in the tradition of the highland gatherings in Scotland and the celtic nations beyond.

Dates: Sat, Sep 09, 2017

Goodlettsville’s Salty Dog Festival is a free event for the whole family. Come and enjoy Local Artists, Antique Vendors, Dog Costume Contest, Kid’s Zone, Food Trucks, Antique Car Show, Music, Fire Dept. Activity Zone, Petting Zoo and much more!

Dates: Tue, Sep 12, 2017 to Sun, Sep 17, 2017

September 12-17, 2017, gathering thousands of artists, fans, and industry professionals from all over the world in Nashville, TN.

Dates: Fri, Sep 15, 2017 to Sun, Sep 17, 2017

Music City Food + Wine Festival is pleased to announce the Chef Showcase schedule, chef and restaurant line-up for Friday evening, September 15 and Saturday, September 16, 2017: http://www.musiccityfoodandwinefestival.com.

Dates: Sat, Sep 16, 2017 to Sun, Sep 17, 2017

Come shop the BEST vintage and handmade dealers at this special two-day event! Shabby, rusty, chalk painted, galvanized, farmhouse, french, mid century modern, upcycled, handcrafted, primitive, and all your other vintage favorites!

Dates: Wed, Sep 20, 2017 to Sun, Oct 29, 2017

The mind-bending corn maze will keep you guessing at every turn and getting lost is part of the fun at this popular fall attraction at Lucky Ladd Farms – Tennessee’s largest petting farm. Conquer the maze by finding six hidden checkpoints inside and your name will be entered to win a grand prize!

Dates: Wed, Sep 20, 2017 to Sun, Oct 29, 2017

Visit the Pumpkin Patch at Tennessee’s largest petting farm and pick the perfect pumpkin – Tennessee’s favorite fall family tradition!

Dates: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 to Sun, Sep 24, 2017

Competition Pow Wow
Intertribal Dancing
Native American Food
Native American Arts & Crafts
Native American Music
Hoop Dancer
Dance Contest

Mundy Memorial Park
300 Mundy Memorial Drive
Mt. Juliet, TN 37122

Dates: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 to Sun, Sep 24, 2017

Justin Timberlake, Walk The Moon, The Avett Brothers, Eddie Vedder & more at the 2017 Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival - Get your tickets today!!

Dates: Sat, Sep 23, 2017

The Third Annual Dairy Hill Stampede 5K and 10K race will be held on Saturday, September 23 at 8 AM at the MTSU Dairy, 3211 Guy James Road, Lascassas, TN. The race will begin at 8 AM. The course is a tree lined country road.

Dates: Sat, Sep 23, 2017

Join us at the 24th Music & Molasses Arts & Crafts Festival to experience live demonstrations, craft vendors, pony rides, real molasses making and more family-friendly fun!

Dates: Sat, Sep 23, 2017

Do you love LulaRoe? Do you love to shop? Join us for our LulaPalooza shopping and pampering event for women of all ages to enjoy! We will have 15 LulaRoe vendors along with a variety of 25 other direct sales vendors, craft vendors and more! FREE makeovers! FREE gifts! FREE prize drawings!

Dates: Fri, Oct 06, 2017 to Sun, Oct 15, 2017

2017 Fall Tennessee Craft Fair | October 6-15 | Friday and Saturday 10 am – 6 pm; Sunday 10 am – 5 pm. Celebrate and support America’s rich craft heritage on the lawn of Nashville’s famed Parthenon.

Dates: Sat, Oct 07, 2017

The first SATURDAY in October at CENTENNIAL PARK in Nashville, TN!!

Dates: Fri, Oct 13, 2017

The Franklin Wine Festival features more than 300 wines, samples from Middle Tennessee’s best restaurants, an artisan Biergarten, a silent auction, and live entertainment on multiple stages, including the crowning of the new King and Queen of the Vines.

Dates: Sat, Oct 14, 2017

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