Events

Top Choice Food & Drink in East Nashville

Hot Chicken Festival

Nashville's signature dish struts its stuff on July 4th during this fiery festival at East Park in East Nashville. The city's favorite hot chicken joints are on hand to share their birds. Yazoo beer supplies the mou…
Music in Nashville

Tin Pan South

Songwriters take the spotlight during this five-day music festival in early April, with performances at smaller venues across the city. The 2016 schedule included Chip Esten from Nashville and Kacey Musgraves.
Market in Nashville

Porter Flea Market

Nashville's top artisans share their small-batch creations at this popular market held in July and December.
Music in Nashville

CMA Music Festival

This four-day country-music extravaganza draws tens of thousands of country-music fans to town.
Food & Drink in East Nashville

Tomato Arts Festival

In mid-August, tomatoes feel the love at this wacky East Nashville festival. Watch the parade, vote for your favorite red head and enter your homeliest tomato in the Ugliest Tomato Contest.
Literature in Downtown

Southern Festival of Books

Bookworms rejoice! More than 200 authors from across the US descend on downtown Nashville for three days of book signings, author talks and panel discussions.
Fair in Wedgewood-Houston & South Nashville

Tennessee State Fair

Nine days of racing pigs, mule-pulls and cake bake-offs.
Art in Nashville

First Saturday Art Crawl

Get your Nashville art crawl on, the first Saturday of every month, when more than 20 art galleries across downtown open up their doors. Many of the galleries are housed in the Nashville Arcade, a covered shopping m…
LGBT in Downtown

Nashville Pride Festival

This two-day festival celebrates Nashville and middle Tennessee's LGBT community with an equality walk, drag shows, vendors and live music.