It’s that time of year again…the air is getting cooler, the leaves are changing colors and that means that it’s time for all the wonderful fall festivals! All of us at StorPlace Self Storage in Murfreesboro love attending the many different local festivals. Here is a list of some of the fall festivals that we at StorPlace Self Storage of Barfield would recommend checking out:
Downtown Dickson BBQ Festival
The first annual Downtown Dickson BBQ Festival will be held from 9:00am – 4:00pm and will include food, music and drink. Entrance is free and all of the food and beverage sales will go to the Downtown Improvement District fund. The downtown stores will also be having summer sidewalk sales.
September 5-October 31
Every Saturday in September and October. there will be free musical performances from 1:30-5:00pm at Centennial Park in Nashville. Also, starting at 12:00pm there will be pre-show activities as well as food and beverage trucks.
Greenway Art Festival
The Greenway Arts Festival will be located on the Greenway trail under the trees at Old Fort Park Trailhead from 10:00am – 4:00pm. There will be many different booths displaying original artwork for purchase (ie. oils, acrylics, watercolors, pottery, sculpture, jewelry). There will also be performances by local musicians, multiple food vendors and children’s art activities.
Fall Tennessee Craft Fair
The Fall Tennessee Craft Fair will be held on the lawn of the Parthenon in Nashville on Friday and Saturday from 10:00am – 6:00pm and Sunday from 10:00am – 5:00pm. The fair will include a variety of high quality crafts, food vendors, children’s activities as well as demonstrations from the artisans. While shopping, you’ll have an opportunity to meet the artists, learn what inspires them and learn how to transform raw materials into crafts.
Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival
The Pilgrimage Festival, held at The Park at Harlinsdale Farm in Franklin, offers a diverse lineup of rock and roll, alt-country, bluegrass, jazz, indie rock and gospel artists. These performances will include some partly acoustic sets as well as some collaborations. Some of the headliners this year include Willie Nelson, Steven Tyler, and Sheryl Crow. The Little Pilgrims Stage will feature a line-up of talented young musicians. There will also be two locations for food and beverages; the Kitchen and Sippin’ stages and the Bazaar. The gates open at 10:00am each day.
Fall Fest at The Hermitage
The Fall Fest at The Hermitage, held at Andrew Jackson’s estate, The Hermitage, will include a variety of live music acts, handmade arts from regional artists, as well as local specialty foods and spirits. Admission is $6/adults and $3/children. The hours of operation are Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm and Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm.
The Oktoberfest is Nashville’s oldest running festival and is held in the historic area of Germantown in Nashville. The three-day event features delicious food from Nashville’s best restaurants, craft beer from local brewers, music stages throughout the festival, arts and craft vendors, a 5K race, pet parade and more!
Tennessee Horse Expo
This three-day Tennessee Horse Expo has something for everyone to enjoy. There will be fast paced competitions, shopping at the trade show, and demonstrations. You can also wander the barn to see the different equine breeds up close and children can play in the Kid’s Corral. Also all of the proceeds go to the Williamson County 4-H. Admission is $10/day for Adults and $5/day for children ages 6-12, children ages 5 & under are free. The expo will open at 10:00am on Friday and 9:00am on Saturday and Sunday.
Webb School Art & Craft Fair 39th Annual Webb School Art and Craft Show
The 39th Annual Webb School Arts & Crafts Fair, held in downtown Bell Buckle, will feature arts, crafts, and artist demonstrations. There will also be over 500 other booths throughout town.
39th Annual Harvest Days
The 39th Annual Harvest Days will be held in the Cannonsburgh Village of Murfreesboro. Some of the activities at this event include: old-time demonstrations, storytelling, hayrides, cloggers and dancing, bluegrass music, antique auto show, blacksmith demonstration, craft fair and food vendors. The admission is free and the event will be held from 10:00am-4:00pm.
29th Annual Pumpkinfest
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin, The free Pumpkinfest will be held from 10:00am – 6:00pm. The festival will include three stages of live music, children’s activities, a chili cook-off featuring at least 10 teams ($8/person for 2oz sample portions of each chili), a costume contest (for children and pets), more than 75 arts and crafts booths and much more.
Joel Osteen once said, “Life is short. Don’t miss opportunities to spend time with people who you love.” Going to fall festivals is just one of the many ways to spend time with your family and friends. No matter where you go or what you do just remember to make time for those that matter the most.
Happy Fall from all of us at StorPlace Self Storage!