Catch Every Beat of Nashville's Groove
In the Music City, we keep the entertainment going. You can always find live music and great food on any given day but there are events each year that you really do not want to miss. Nashville puts on a show like no other city and the below are just a few events where the city really comes alive.
No wonder The Telegraph has ranked Nashville as #10 in The 25 Biggest US Cities to Visit in 2023. And named as one of the 25 Essential Drives for a U.S. Road Trip by National Geographic in 2023. We look forward to helping you discover this multi-faceted city.
Our 23rd annual AMERICANAFEST will take place in September, gathering thousands of artists, fans, and industry professionals from all over the world in Nashville, TN.
Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival
The Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival takes place in Franklin, Tennessee and celebrates the music, culture, and best food in the area.
Nashville Film Festival
The 54th Nashville Film Festival, a week-long celebration of film, music and culture, will take place at several of Nashville’s premier arts venues with film screenings, industry panels and social events.
Oktoberfest has something for everyone! Delicious German foods from dozens of restaurants & vendors, tons of events, Arts & Crafts vendors, the Dachshund Derby, and the 2nd largest 5K Race & Run in Tennessee.
Nashville Whiskey Festival
An event highlighting the amazing women in the Whiskey Industry. In recent years, the whiskey industry has witnessed a refreshing and empowering rise of women making their mark in a historically male-dominated field. Women's contributions to the whiskey industry have not only challenged traditional norms but have also brought a unique perspective and diversity to the art of whiskey-making.
Celebrate Nashville Cultural Festival
In a city where one in six residents is foreign–born, the Celebrate Nashville Cultural Festival is not only one of Nashville’s favorite and most vibrant festivals, but also a celebration and reminder of what makes Nashville a great place to live.
Southern Festival of Books
The Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word is among the oldest literary festivals in the country, annually welcoming hundreds of authors and thousands of visitors to downtown Nashville each October.
Join us for a full day of autumn-inspired food and drink, children’s activities, live music, costume contests for pets and families, and outstanding arts & crafts – featuring seasonal and specialty gift items.
Music City Bowl
This post-season game at our Nissan Stadium should not be missed. Both MusicFest and Battle of the Bands occur that weekend so needless to say that it is worth spending a little more time with us to experience all the festivities.
Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight: New Year’s Eve in Nashville
Nashville knows how to throw a party and our New Year's Eve celebration is one of our best. Thousands come for the live music, fireworks and Music Note Drop at midnight every year.