Nashville Fall Festivals – Fall 2024 TN Events

Nashville Oktoberfest - Nashville, TN - Oct 3 to Oct 6, 2024
Annual Tennessee Oktoberfest in Nashville’s Historic Germantown. Autumn festival with free admission. German music and live entertainment. German food, beverages, polka dancing and stein hoisting contest. Children’s activity area featuring pony rides, clowns and inflatables. Arts, crafts, antiques and tours of Germantown’s historic churches. Since 1980.

Oaklands Mansion Oktoberfest - Murfreesboro, TN - Sep 28 to Sep 28, 2024
Oaklands will host its annual Oktoberfest on Saturday from 5:00 to 9:00pm. Supports Oaklands Mansion and features many local craft brewers. In addition to this impressive list of craft brewers, they also welcome the number one independently owned cider producer in the nation, Bold Rock. They are bringing their multi award-winning IPAs. Stones River Total Beverage will be pouring additional brews. Festival-goers will experience live music from local bands and enjoy delicious treats from local food trucks such as German fare from FitzWillys and gourmet hotdogs from ThatÂ’s My Dawg.

Nashville Greek Festival - Nashville, TN - Sep 27 to Sep 29, 2024
Savory cuisine, soulful music, lively dancing and more at this event celebrating Greek hospitality and culture.

Tennessee State Fair - Nashville, TN - Aug 15 to Aug 24, 2024
Midway rides, pageant, karaoke, cornhole, hula hoop contest, ice cream eating competition, and more. Since 1855.

Wine Down Main Street - Franklin, TN - Nov 4 to Nov 4, 2023
170+ wines available for tasting inside stores on Main Street. Food samples from 30+ local restaurants. Live music on the square. General admission, VIP, and Premium VIP tickets are sold to the event.

Pumpkinfest - Franklin, TN - Oct 28 to Oct 28, 2023
Over 65,000 people stretch along Main Street to celebrate all the festive fall family-friendly fun! Enjoy a kids zone with bouncy houses, pony rides, face painting and more. Costume contest for kids, groups and pets, plus live entertainment, arts & crafts vendors, street festival, beer tent, giant pumpkin, pumpkin carving, and more.

Nashville’s Dog Day Festival - Nashville, TN - Oct 21 to Oct 21, 2023
Join thousands of other dog owners and their pooches in Centennial Park to celebrate and support our four legged friends. Bring your pooches and participate in activities such as a costume contest, pupper parade, training classes, demonstrations, contests and pet portraits, or enjoy the children’s area and various demonstrations. There will be a low-cost Microchip Clinic, food trucks, door prizes, fun zones, live entertainment/music and so much more! Dog Day Festival, Nashville’s longest running dog festival, is a celebration of everything pup and all proceeds go to benefit the Nashville Humane Association. $5 admission at the gate

Tennessee Beer, Wine and Shine Festival - Nashville, TN - Oct 21 to Oct 21, 2023
Annual event runs from noon to 5 PM. Beer and wine aficionados will unite to enjoy sampling craft beer and great food

Bike MS Bike to Jack and Back - Franklin, TN - Oct 7 to Oct 8, 2023
Bike MS is more than a ride. It’s an experience grounded in camaraderie and marked by passion, inspiration, determination and pure enjoyment. It will be an experience you’ll never forget, shared with new friends and old.

Gallatin’s Main Street Festival - Gallatin, TN - Oct 7 to Oct 7, 2023
Free admission and free parking to this annual event with over 200 vendors and 25,000 visitors each year. Arts & crafts, non-profits, commercial vendors, local entertainment, children’s area, food and more

Granville Fall Celebration - Granville, TN - Oct 7 to Oct 7, 2023
A celebration of history. Sutton General Store, Granville Museum, Antique Car Museum, Sutton House, antique shops and more!

McMinnville Autumn Street Fair - McMinnville, TN - Oct 7 to Oct 7, 2023
Crafts, games, live entertainment, and food

The Whole Hog Festival - Spring Hill, TN - Oct 7 to Oct 7, 2023
Formerly the Spring Hill Country Ham Festival, this revived event is hosted by John Meher Builders in support of the Well, and features a petting zoo, hog calling contest. live music, vendors, food, fireworks, kid zone, arts and crafts and more!

Nashville Brew Festival - Nashville, TN - Sep 29 to Sep 29, 2023
The Nashville Brew Festival will take place on the field and throughout the concourse of First Tennessee Park on Sept 20th from 7pm to 11pm. The event will feature over 50 breweries, including Nashville’s best breweries, as well as food trucks, music, lawn games and more. Both general admission ($45) and VIP ($60) will include unlimited beer, with VIP attendees having early admission and access to specialty beer poured during the first hour. Food will be sold separately.

Festival on the Square - Decaturville, TN - Sep 23 to Sep 23, 2023
Golf tournament Friday and family fun festival on Saturday

Pilgrimage Music Festival - Franklin, TN - Sep 23 to Sep 24, 2023
A music and cultural festival.

Americana Music Festival & Conference - Nashville, TN - Sep 19 to Sep 23, 2023
Music conference with panels, seminars, performances and more, plus 500+ live performances at 60 venues in the downtown area.

Cystic Fibrosis Cycle for Life – Tennessee - Franklin, TN - Sep 16 to Sep 16, 2023
CF Cycle for Life is a fully-supported ride with different route options. From breakfast to the cycle post party, you can enjoy fully stocked rest stops every 10-12 miles, bike mechanics for bicycle maintenance and repair, ride marshals to cheer you along the way and plenty of support vehicles to help you complete the ride. This unique event empowers participants to take action and demonstrate their fight in finding a cure for cystic fibrosis in a tangible, emotional and powerful way.

Mountaineer Folk Festival - Spencer, TN - Sep 8 to Sep 10, 2023
Traditional music, old time competitions, handmade crafts, pioneer demonstrations and more at Fall Creek Falls State Park.

Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival - Clarksville, TN - Aug 19 to Aug 19, 2023
Hummingbird banding demonstrations, guided hikes, pollinator gardening tips, childrens arts & crafts, and more

Fiber in the Boro - Murfreesboro, TN - Oct 29 to Oct 29, 2022
Free annual fiber festival with children’s activities, animals, shearing, food, and lots of yarn and fiber

Cumberland River Dragon Boat Festival - Nashville, TN - Oct 1 to Oct 1, 2022
Hosted at Riverboat Park. Thousands will watch 40 dragon boats compete. Through a series of four-boat heats that race a 200-meter stretch of the Cumberland River between the Woodland Street Bridge to the Shelby Street Walking Bridge, the Cumberland River Compact has the opportunity to promote the health and enjoyment of the Cumberland River first hand.