Tennessee Festivals 2016, 2017

Big Ears Festival 2017

Big Ears Festival

March, 2017

Multiple Locations throughout Knoxville, Knoxville, Tennessee

Big Ears Festival, hosted in clubs, bars, museums and other historic sites in Knoxville, Tennessee, is a festival unlike any other. Rolling Stone Magazine has declared Big Ears Festival to be “the classiest, most diverse festival in the country." The Festival aims to be an interactive experience for every guest, while exploring many artistic genres, such as music, film and art. Guests can attend movie screenings, view art installations and listen in on lectures and panel discussions. Exploring culture is at the heart of Big Ears... Read More
WaveTransform Festival 2017

WaveTransform Festival

May, 2017

Bijou Theatre, Knoxville, Tennessee

WaveTransform Recording Studio is presenting a live performance at the U.S. Cellular Stage at the historic Bijou Theater in Knoxville. This concert is open to all ages and features WaveTransform's own recording artists performing several different styles of music,including metal, the blues, indie, and Americana. Bring the entire family for an enjoyable live music experience... Read More
Riverbend Festival 2017

Riverbend Festival

June, 2017

21st Century Waterfront, Chattanooga, Tennessee

For eight days, the Riverbend Festival takes over the Tennessee waterfront in Chatanooga. Five stages with over 100 bands including classic rock, jam bands, bluegrass, hip hop and country. The premier stage is a barge on the river with amphitheater seats built into the riverbank. One of the regions largest events with tens of thousands of attendees each night and over 650,000 for the entire festival... Read More
Bonnaroo 2017

Bonnaroo

June, 2017

Manchester Farm, Manchester, Tennessee

"Bonnaroo" is a creole term for having a great time and this festival lives up to the name. Now a four day festival taking place over 700 acres, the festival has evolved from its rock and jam band roots to include world music, hip hop, electronica, bluegrass and country. Festival goers are expected to abide by the "Bonaroovian Code" with mantras such as "Radiate Positivity" and "Respect The Farm.".. Read More
Loudwire Music Festival 2017

Loudwire Music Festival

June, 2017

Grand Junction Festival Grounds, Grand Junction, Tennessee

Three days of adrenaline pumping hard rock and metal come to a ranch in the Rockies. The venue will be loud and rocking but there is also a "quiet area" at the back when you need a break from nonstop guitar jamming. The festival encourages interaction with the artists and organizes a series of meet and greets with headliners. On site camping is available... Read More
Firefly Music Festival 2017

Firefly Music Festival

June, 2017

The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway, Dover, Tennessee

The Firefly Music Festival brings together individuals from all different walks of life to enjoy an unforgettable experience. Not only is great music on the menu at Firefly.. Read More
Knox Asian Festival 2016

Knox Asian Festival

August 28, 2016

Market Square Down Town Knoxville, Knoxville, Tennessee

The Women's Theatre Festival of Memphis 2016

The Women's Theatre Festival of Memphis

August, 2016

Playhouse On The Square, Memphis, Tennessee

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Wilson County Fair 2016

Wilson County Fair

August, 2016

Fairgrounds , Lebanon, Tennessee

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Riot Fest and Rodeo 2016

Riot Fest and Rodeo

August, 2016

National Western Complex Stadium Arena, Denver, Tennessee

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Robertson County Fair 2016

Robertson County Fair

August, 2016

Fairgrounds , Springfield, Tennessee

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East Tennessee State Fair 2016

East Tennessee State Fair

August, 2016

Cherokee Park, Morristown, Tennessee

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Franklin County Fair Tennessee 2016

Franklin County Fair Tennessee

August, 2016

Southern Tennessee Agricultural Pavilion , Winchester, Tennessee

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Repticon Chattanooga Reptile & Exotic Animal Show 2016

Repticon Chattanooga Reptile & Exotic Animal Show

August, 2016

Richland Park, Portland, Tennessee

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Wilson County Fair Fiddlers Grove 2016

Wilson County Fair Fiddlers Grove

August, 2016

Wilson County Fairgrounds, Lebanon, Tennessee

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Memphis Gift and Jewelry Show 2016

Memphis Gift and Jewelry Show

August, 2016

Memphis‑Cook Convention Center , Memphis, Tennessee

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Wonder of Hummingbirds Festival 2016

Wonder of Hummingbirds Festival

August, 2016

Ijams Nature Center , Knoxville, Tennessee

Old Butler Days 2016

Old Butler Days

August, 2016

Babe Curtis Park , Butler, Tennessee

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American Bead & Jewelry Show 2016

American Bead & Jewelry Show

August, 2016

Knoxville Expo Center , Knoxville, Tennessee

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Hot Rod Auto Show 2016

Hot Rod Auto Show

August, 2016

First Tennessee Pavilion, Chattanooga, Tennessee

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Fiddlers Convention 2016

Fiddlers Convention

August, 2016

Old Mill Music Park , Laurel Bloomery, Tennessee

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Town Wide Yard Sale 2016

Town Wide Yard Sale

August, 2016

Town Wide - Wartrace, TN 37183, Wartrace, Tennessee

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EightyNinth Fiddlers Convention 2016

EightyNinth Fiddlers Convention

August, 2016

Old Mill Music Park - Laurel Bloomery, TN 37680, Laurel Bloomery, Tennessee

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Christian Storytelling Festival 2016

Christian Storytelling Festival

August, 2016

Providence Academy, Johnson City, Tennessee

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Mayhem Festival 2016

Mayhem Festival

August, 2016

Memphis Motorsports Park, Memphis, Tennessee

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About Festivals in Tennessee

Entertainment for all the senses run rampant at the festivals in Tennessee and are sure to please the ears, tickle the taste buds and keep motors running.

Local flavor provides you with many festive ways to experience the culinary tastings of BBQ as well as homemade brews, ice cream, strawberries, and chili. In addition to off the predicted path can be found the National Banana Pudding Festival in Centerville. Next to the food the classic Tennessee music festivals will not disappoint including the free Blue Plum Festival in downtown Johnson City and the annual Goats Music and more festival that promises fun for the whole family.

Educational weekend activities include Tennessee events to teach about local history at a Heritage Festival in Cowan, the East Tennessee History Fair and a National Festival dedicated to storytelling in Jonesborough. There are also car shows to enjoy in Livingston and Pigeon Forge in addition to cruises and Classic Chevy and HOG events that include more than just cars. Not to be overshadowed the biggest of seasonal events include the Christmas in the Country Festival in Livingston and 5 Independence day festivals to choose from in Tiptonville, Knoxville, Johnson City, Gatlinburg and Huntsville.