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, July 1, 2022

First Friday of Each Month

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Saturday, August 6, 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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Thursday, June 30, 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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Sunday, July 17, 2022

Jazz on the Cumberland 2022

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Thursday, June 30, 2022

Thursday May 5 thru October 6, 2022 from 3:00-7:00

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Saturday, July 2, 2022

Planning your July 4th Celebrations, check out our complete list of events, celebrations, concerts and of course the fireworks in Nashville and all middle Tennessee communities.

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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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Saturday, July 2, 2022

Saturday, July 2, 2022 6- 9PM

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Sunday, July 3, 2022

July 3, 2022 you can expect an awesome Fireworks Display and a Great Time!

Live Music Starts at 6pm | Firework Show Starts at 9pm (weather permitting)

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Monday, July 4, 2022

Celebrate Independence Day 2022 with headliner Old Dominion along with Gramps Morgan, Cassadee Pope, Levi Hummon, and more during the FREE Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th event in Downtown Nashville.

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Monday, July 4, 2022

JULY 4, 2022 - 11:00 AM TO 4:00 PM
The annual Music City Hot Chicken Festival brings together the local community and visitors to celebrate the uniquely Nashville dish, Hot Chicken.

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Monday, July 4, 2022

“Celebration Under the Stars”- Fireworks in McKnight Park 120 DeJarnette Lane Murfreesboro, TN 37129

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Monday, July 4, 2022

July 4, 2022 | Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and admission is FREE. Music starts at 6:00 p.m.
This free event includes fireworks, live music featuring Phoenix Rising, food vendors, and other fun activities for families.

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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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Friday, July 22, 2022

Always held the 4th weekend in July, Bluegrass Along the Harpeth was started in 1991 and has had several homes in Franklin over the years. Most recently it has made it's home on the town square.

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Friday, July 22, 2022

Always held the 4th weekend in July, Bluegrass Along the Harpeth was started in 1991 and has had several homes in Franklin over the years. Most recently it has made it's home on the town square.

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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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Saturday, July 23, 2022

Join us for a weekend of fun as Nashville brings back the 22nd annual Jefferson Street Jazz & Blues Festival. It celebrates the vitality of the Jefferson Street community through its arts, music and food culture.

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Saturday, July 23, 2022

Taste from over 40 different local, regional and national breweries, seltzers and spirits while enjoying live music at Nashville's Original Beer Festival! Food available for purchase from local restaurants and food trucks, plus fun.

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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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Friday, September 9, 2022

Sept. 9-10, 2022

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Friday, September 9, 2022

The Nashville Home Show returns again this year in the heart of downtown Nashville. The expo is an incredible event designed to offer educational content and practical solutions to a wide array of home projects.

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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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Saturday, September 10, 2022

Travel the world without leaving Nashville! Join us on Saturday, September 10th, 2022 from 3pm-7pm as we travel through different regions spanning the globe.

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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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Saturday, October 1, 2022

The Cumberland River Compact's annual Cumberland River Dragon Boat Festival is BACK! Let the races commence on October 1st for the 14th year of this beloved river tradition.

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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, October 15, 2022

This year’s Tennessee Beer and Wine Festival will take place on Saturday, Oct. 15 from noon to 5 p.m. on the grounds of the historic Two Rivers Mansion in Donelson.

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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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