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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Upcoming Events Calendar for Nashville and middle Tennessee

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Fairs & Festivals

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Friday, June 3, 2022

First Friday of Each Month

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Saturday, June 4, 2022

First Saturday | Except July For the Love of Art plan to attend the First Saturday Art Crawl in downtown Nashville art galleries. One of the most popular monthly events.

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Monday, May 16, 2022

Adventure Science Center features nearly 200 hands-on exhibits focused on biology, physics, visual perception, listening, mind, air and space, energy and earth science.

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Friday, May 20, 2022

MUSICIANS CORNER OVERVIEW

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Sunday, June 19, 2022

Jazz on the Cumberland 2022

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Saturday, May 21, 2022

May 7 - 30, 2022 | Saturday - Sunday & Memorial Day

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Thursday, May 19, 2022

The Franklin Noon Rotary Club brings bronc riding, bull riding, barrel racing, and roping to middle Tennessee every May. Family & Friends come together for fun times.

Vendors on site.
Concessions and Snack Alley onsite.

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Saturday, May 21, 2022

Join Shop Black City Tour to celebrate Nashville's local Black-owned businesses! Shop Black Nashville will host 50+ local Black-owned businesses at East Park, including food trucks, a DJ, and vendors of all types.

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Sunday, May 22, 2022

Join us at Diskin Cider for the Full Bloom Market on May 22nd!

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Sunday, May 22, 2022

Join us at Diskin Cider for the Full Bloom Market on May 22nd!

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Saturday, May 28, 2022

The Water Lantern Festival returns to Centennial Park on May 28 from 5:30 to 9:30 PM. Join us for a relaxing evening of floating lights reflecting beautifully on Lake Watauga. This is a family friendly event that can be shared by everyone.

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Saturday, June 4, 2022

Get your hard hats on and gear up for some big-time fun with some oversized toys! A special construction site will be ready for exploration. Kids can climb on excavators, a bulldozer and lots of other farm and construction equipment.

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Thursday, June 9, 2022

CMA Fest June 9-12, 2022

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Friday, June 10, 2022

June 10 - 11, 2022 at the Williamson County Barbecue Throwdown at the Robertson County Fairgrounds Springfield Tennessee

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Saturday, July 2, 2022

Crawl on down to Lucky Ladd's - Tennessee’s largest petting farm and fun park for some summertime family fun at the annual Watermelon Festival and enjoy a FREE slice of refreshing watermelon.

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Friday, July 15, 2022

JULY 15 & 16TH, 2022
Join us on the Historic Watertown, TN Square for a GREAT night of jazz – free to the public!

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Saturday, July 23, 2022

JULY 23, 2022

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Saturday, July 23, 2022

Kids join us for fun in the sun as we celebrate “Back to School” with a “Splash Bash.” Kids can cool off on the inflatable water slides, splash pad and bubble blast pool and enjoy water balloon toss, outdoor games and more!

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Thursday, August 18, 2022

August 18 - September 18, 2022
The tradition of “Shakespeare in the Park” will return to the Yard at oneC1TY this summer.

Outdoors in The Yard
8 City Blvd, Nashville 37209

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Saturday, September 3, 2022

Live on the Green in back! Labor Day Weekend 2021.

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Saturday, September 10, 2022

September 10th - 11th, 2022
Live Celtic Bands • Athletic Events • Bagpipe Competition • Scottish Artisans and Food • Scotch Tastings • Kids Activities and so much more!

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Tuesday, September 13, 2022

September 13-17, 2022

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Saturday, September 17, 2022

September 17, 2022
The annual La Vergne Old Timers’ Festival is an amazing blend of mixing old traditions with new ones. There are also new crafts for sale from local and regional vendors.

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Saturday, September 17, 2022

The Cumberland River Compact's annual Cumberland River Dragon Boat Festival is BACK! Let the races commence on September 17th for the 14th year of this beloved river tradition.

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Saturday, October 1, 2022

Celebrating our 13th year in 2022, the National Banana Pudding Festival celebrates the ultimate Southern Treat: Banana Pudding.

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Friday, October 14, 2022

The Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word is among the oldest literary festivals in the country, annually welcoming approximately 200 authors and 25,000 visitors each October.

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Saturday, June 10, 2023

JUNE 10TH - 11TH 2023

The Great Tennessee Air Show is scheduled for Saturday, June 10th and Sunday, June 11th, 2023. Gates open from 8:00am - 4:30pm.

The show will take place at Smyrna Airport in Smyrna, TN.

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