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Music Festivals in Tennessee 2020–2021.

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Pumpkin Fest: A Fall Festival

October 2 - November 28, 2020

beauchevalwartrace.com

(615) 295-3326
Beau Cheval in Wartrace - Wartrace, TN

2 Minutes from Interstate 24 and 6 Miles from Bell Buckle, Tennessee. Extensive Advertising. Beau Cheval in Wartrace is a 78-acre farm located in Wartrace, Tennessee. The farm has a historic log farmhouse from the 1800's, carriage house, barns, ponds, creeks. U-Pick pumpkin patch, Art & Craft vendors, Hayride, Mini Petting Zoo, Food & Drinks. Every Friday & Saturday 9am-6pm in Oct & Nov. Free Entry. Free Parking. Wine & Beer for sale.

Gatlinburg Fall Craftsmens' Fair

October 8 - 25, 2020

craftsmenfair.com

(865) 436-7479
Gatlinburg Convention Center - Gatlinburg, TN

Jury-selected art, crafts and music fill the 200-booth space featuring some of the nation's finest work. Artisans and craftspeople demonstrate their skill, answer questions and offer their unique, hand-made art for sale. Most are corner booths with storage in the booth. Climate controlled. Easy load in/load out. Multi-day passes encourage return attendance. Family atmosphere. Cross-section of people from all over the US and more. Situated @GSMNP.

Collegedale Apple Festival

October 24, 2020

touchtheskyevents.com

(423) 650-1388
Collegedale Commons - Collegedale, TN

Enjoy shopping over 100 vendors, everything Apples, food vendors, activities for the kids and more! Free admission! Free parking!

Sweet Tea & Sunshine Family Festival and Craft Fair

April 24, 2021

touchtheskyevents.com

(423) 650-1388
Greenway Park & Pavilion - Cleveland, TN

Shop over 100 vendors, FREE inflatables for the kids, beauty pageant, FREE Live entertainment playing on stage, Food vendors, FREE admission & FREE parking, delicious food, and plenty of sweet tea & sunshine!

Middle Tennessee Strawberry Festival

May 7 - 8, 2021

MiddleTNstrawberryfestival.com

(615) 325-9032
Portland Downtown - Portland, TN

Join us for the 80th Annual Middle TN Strawberry Festival in Portland, TN on May 7-8, 2021! This year's theme is "Super Berries." Enjoy free live music, over 150 food & craft vendors, bingo, inflatables & activities for kids, carnival, 5K walk/run and more. There will be a parade at 4pm.

Maypop Music and Arts Festival

June 25 - 27, 2021

themves.com

(423) 508-7913
Further Farms - Nashville, TN

The Celebration of the Maypop flower Tennessee's state wildflower. 3 days of camping music and experiences that will last a lifetime. Multiple stages, genre of music, talent, and atmospheres! #maypopfest

Gatlinburg Summer Craftsmen's Fair

July 9 - 18, 2021

craftsmenfair.com

(865) 436-7479
Gatlinburg Convention Center - Gatlinburg, TN

Jury-selected art & crafts festival with live musical entertainment. Handmade items shown, demonstrated, or displayed by more than 180 artists and craftsmen and women who make them. Most are corner booths with storage in booth. Climate controlled. Easy load in/load out. Multi-day passes encourage return attendance. Family atmosphere. Cross-section of people from all over the US and more

Union County Heritage Festival

October 2, 2021

unioncountyheritagefestival.com

(865) 643-2821
Wilson Park, UC Museum, Snodderly House - Maynardville, TN

16th Annual festival featuring live bluegrass, gospel and traditional country music. Traditional Appalachian arts, crafts, and foods. Free admission. Heritage Olympics with skillet toss/feedbag toss, pumpkin spitting, nail driving.Amateur fiddle contest. Medieval games and dancing. Corn mill. Heritage crafts. Featured children's activities. Antique tractor display. Model A cruise-in. Juried Art Exhibit at Snodderly House.

Gatlinburg Craftsmen's Fair Fall

October 7 - 24, 2021

craftsmenfair.com

(865) 436-7479
Gatlinburg Convention Center - Gatlinburg, TN

Jury-selected art, crafts and music fill the 200-booth space featuring some of the nation's finest work. Artisans and craftspeople demonstrate their skill, answer questions and offer their unique, hand-made art for sale. Most are corner booths with storage in the booth. Climate controlled. Easy load in/load out. Multi-day passes encourage return attendance. Family atmosphere. Cross-section of people from all over the US and more. Situated @GSMNP.

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Cryptid Trails the Haunted Experiences
September 24 - November 1, 2020

Cryptid Trails the Haunted Experiences

Mule Acres, Columbia, TN

Status: Updated 8/18/2020

There will be Roving Performers with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Old-time, Metal and Variety.
Heritage Festival
September 25 - 27, 2020

Heritage Festival

Historic Downtown Square, Covington, TN

Status: Updated 2/11/2020

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Variety.
Arts Round the Square
September 26, 2020

Arts Round the Square

Downtown Court House lawn, Paris, TN

Status: Updated 5/18/2020

There will be 2 stages with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Jazz, Bluegrass, Old-time, Folk, Gospel and Variety, and there will be other activities like kidzone live with hands on art activities.
Historic Downtown Pulaski
September 26, 2020

Sundrop Festival

Pulaski Square, Pulaski, TN

Status: Updated 6/8/2020

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be DJ/Dance/Techno, Cajun/Zydeco, Bluegrass, Country, R & B/Soul, Jam, Gospel, Children's and Variety.
Louie Bluie Music & Arts Festival - Virtual
September 26, 2020

Louie Bluie Music & Arts Festival - Virtual

Online only at

Status: Updated 8/18/2020

There will be 5 stages with National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Swing, Americana, Jazz, Ethnic, Cajun/Zydeco, Blues, Bluegrass, Country, Old-time, World, Roots, R & B/Soul, Jam, Folk, Christian, Gospel, Latin, Children's and Variety, and there will be other activities like kids area; juried art and quilt exhibit.
World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest
September 30 - October 3, 2020

World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest

Tom Lee Park, Banks of Mississippi River, Memphis, TN

Status: Updated 4/22/2020

There will be 1 stage with National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Country, Rock and Variety, and there will be other activities like bbq contest, ms. piggie contest, barbecue sauce wrestling.
Roller Coaster Yard Sale
October 1 - 3, 2020

Roller Coaster Yard Sale

Various Sites, Byrdstown, TN

Status: Updated 12/11/2019

There will be Roving Performers with Local talent. The music will be Variety.
Street Rod Nationals South
October 2 - 4, 2020

Street Rod Nationals South

Chilhowee Park Expo Center, Knoxville, TN

Status: Updated 4/6/2020

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Beach, Country, Old-time, Rock, Rockabilly and Variety, and there will be other activities like vintage parts swap meet, commercial exhibits, games, street rods, muscle cars.
Art in the Loop
October 2 - 4, 2020

Art in the Loop

Ridgeway Loop, Memphis, TN

Status: Updated 4/2/2020

There will be 1 stage with Local talent. The music will be Classical/Symphony, and there will be other activities like demonstrations.
Rockwood Fall Festival
October 3, 2020

Rockwood Fall Festival

Downtown, Rockwood, TN

Status: Updated 9/2/2020

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Top Forty/Pop, Beach, Blues, Bluegrass, Country and Gospel.
Hermitage Presbyterian Church Artisan Craft Fair
October 3, 2020

Hermitage Presbyterian Church Artisan Craft Fair

Hermitage Presbyterian Church, Hermitage, TN

Status: Updated 1/14/2020

There will be 1 stage with Local talent. The music will be Variety, and there will be other activities like craft activities, kids' activities.
National Banana Puddding Festival and Cook-Off
October 3 - 4, 2020

National Banana Puddding Festival and Cook-Off

Centerville RiverPark, Centerville, TN

Status: Updated 4/4/2020

There will be 2 stages with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Swing, Top Forty/Pop, Blues, Bluegrass, Country, Old-time, Folk, Christian, Gospel and Children's, and there will be other activities like games, contests, kid's area, national banana pudding cook off.
Southern Festival of Books
October 9 - 11, 2020

Southern Festival of Books

War Memorial Plaza, Nashville, TN

Status: Updated 4/4/2020

There will be 3 stages with National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Americana, Cajun/Zydeco, Blues, Bluegrass, Country, Old-time, Folk, Spoken Word, Children's and Variety, and there will be other activities like kids' activities, over 200 authors panel discussions, book signings & sales, performances.
Rogersville Heritage Association
October 9 - 11, 2020

Rogersville Heritage Days

Historic District, Rogersville, TN

Status: Updated 1/14/2020

There will be 2 stages with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Bluegrass, Country, Old-time, Folk, Christian and Gospel, and there will be other activities like games, children's events, craft demonstrators, parade, car show.
Spring City Chamber of Commerce
October 10, 2020

Spring City Autumn Festival

Front Street, Spring City, TN

Status: Updated 6/9/2020

There will be 1 stage with Local talent. The music will be Americana, Top Forty/Pop, Bluegrass, Country, R & B/Soul, Rock, Rockabilly, Folk, Christian, Gospel and Variety, and there will be other activities like exhibits, vendors, kids zone, concerts, chili cook-off, kids costume contest.
Liberty Square Celebration
October 10, 2020

Liberty Square Celebration

Liberty Square, Sparta, TN

Status: Updated 8/11/2020

There will be 1 stage with National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Bluegrass and Variety, and there will be other activities like fireworks.
TN Pirate Fest
October 10 - 18, 2020

TN Pirate Fest

Tennessee Medieval Faire, Harriman, TN

Status: Updated 1/14/2020

There will be 6 stages with International, National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Americana, Beach, DJ/Dance/Techno, Old-time, World, Folk, Spoken Word and Variety, and there will be other activities like music, beer pub tent, costume contest, games, gong show, pirate olympics, scavenger hunt.
Crossville Oktoberfest
October 16 - 17, 2020

Crossville Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest Grounds, Crossville, TN

Status: Updated 11/7/2019

There will be 1 stage with National talent. The music will be Ethnic.
Beale Street Music Festival
October 16 - 18, 2020

Beale Street Music Festival

Tom Lee Park, Memphis, TN

Status: Updated 4/7/2020

There will be 4 stages with National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Alternative, Top Forty/Pop, Electronic, Blues, R & B/Soul, Rap/Hip-hop, Rock and Gospel.
Celebrate Munford
October 17, 2020

Celebrate Munford

Downtown, Munford, TN

Status: Updated 5/18/2020

There will be 2 stages with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Variety, and there will be other activities like face-painting, 5k, car show.
Tennessee Artist's Guild, Inc
October 17, 2020

October Art Walk

Galleries, Studios, Businesses Downtown, Watertown, TN

Status: Updated 7/18/2020

There will be 1 stage with Local talent. The music will be Variety.
October Sky Festival
October 17, 2020

October Sky Festival

Arrowhead Park, Historic RR Depot & Museum Project, Oliver Springs, TN

Status: Updated 2/11/2020

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Bluegrass, Country, Rock and Gospel, and there will be other activities like car show.