Summer is nearly over, but that doesn’t mean that the fun has to end! If you’re looking for things to do and explore during September in Tennessee’s capital city of Nashville, look no further. Music is truly the universal language, and Nashville attracts millions of visitors each year because of its spectacular music, southern charm and cuisine. As the Music City, Nashville serves as a year-round hot spot for festivals, good food, live music and more, and the month of September is no exception! Want some more information about what’s happening? Read on for your guide
What: A massive food and wine festival featuring music artists, demonstrations from professional chefs, a huge tasting tent, fresh-smoked BBQ, Harvest Night (a night of seasonal food and live music) and a brunch on Sunday morning.
When: September 15-17, 2017
What: Held on the John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge, this food festival allows you the opportunity to sample wine, beer and distilled spirits from 10 different global regions. Local restaurants will also have food available for purchase, and the best part is that the food will be themed to match the beverages.
When: September 9, 2017
Festivals & Fairs
What: Hundreds of vendors will be showcasing and selling their handmade goods at the Tennessee Craft Fair. One-of-a-kind pieces made from clay, textiles, wood, glass, metal, paint and other inventive materials are available for you to browse and purchase at this huge fair! Artists are required to be
When: September 22, 23 & 24, 2017
What: This six-week celebration of autumn is a great destination for families. Not only will you have the chance to enjoy the changing colors of fall foliage on the beautiful Cheekwood grounds, but there are also a variety of activities planned. View over 5,000 chrysanthemums throughout the gardens, planted specifically for this annual event. Enjoy selecting the perfect pumpkin at the Pumpkin House and Patch. For the adults, stop by the Cheekwood Beer Garden, where drinks and pub food are available for purchase.
When: September 23 - October 29, 2017
What: Musicians Corner offers live, free concerts in Centennial Park on Saturday afternoons and evenings. Food trucks and vendors, as well as an
When: Saturdays in the summer and through September. View their calendar for more information.
What: This two-day Franklin, Tennessee festival features live music, food, drinks and crafts. There’s something for everyone at this festival! With a lineup including artists like Justin Timberlake, Walk the Moon, The Avett Brothers, Colony House and more, the music alone should be enough reason to persuade you to go!
When: September 23-24, 2017
What: Americanafest is a massive music festival and conference featuring more than 230 live music performers at 40 of Nashville’s top performance venues. The conference is geared towards artists, managers and anyone else involved in the music industry, and includes seminars, panels and daytime performances. Attend all
When: September 12-17, 2017
Whew! Nashville offers a September packed full of fun and interesting things to do. We hope that you’ll enjoy all the great experiences Nashville has to offer this fall – and year-round! There’s so much to see, taste and do in this great city. You’ll certainly never be bored!
September can still be fairly hot and humid in Nashville, and all the wine, beer and spirit sampling at those festivals can mean that you might become dehydrated pretty quickly. Visit our Recovery
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