Tennessee Festivals 2016, 2017

WaveTransform Festival 2016

May, 2016

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
Firefly Music Festival 2016

June 16, 2016

The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway, Dover, Tennessee

Firefly Music Festival in Dover is an annual event that attracts some of the biggest bands in the world and their fans each year. The four-day festival takes place on the 105 acre Woodlands festival ground. In addition to some of the most popular musical acts, festival-goers are also given access to an arcade tent, a hammock area to rest, and a special late night rave known as the Thicket... Read More
Riverbend Festival 2016

June, 2016

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 2016

June, 2016

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 2016

June, 2016

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
Big Ears Festival 2017

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
Memphis in May International Festival 2016

May 29, 2016

Multiple Locations in Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee

ThirtyFourth Quilt Show and Competition 2016

May, 2016

Cooper Athletic Center - Maryville, TN 37804, Maryville, Tennessee

TACA Tennessee Craft Fair 2016

May, 2016

Centennial Park , Nashville, Tennessee

A Toast to Tennessee Wine Festival 2016

May, 2016

Nashville Shores , Hermitage, Tennessee

Wilson Co. Spring Expo 2016

May, 2016

Behind Wilson Bank And Trust - Lebanon, TN 37087, Lebanon, Tennessee

Tennessee Strawberry Festival 2016

May, 2016

Rhea County Courthouse Square , Dayton, Tennessee

Camp Reggae 2016

May, 2016

Camp Reggae , Turtle Town, Tennessee

Memphis Italian Festival 2016

May, 2016

Pep Marquette Park, Memphis, Tennessee

World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest 2016

May, 2016

Tom Lee Park, Memphis, Tennessee

Fair on the Square 2016

May, 2016

Town Square/Confederate Park , Collierville, Tennessee

Sevierville's Bloomin' BBQ and Bluegrass Festival 2016

May, 2016

Historic Downtown - Sevierville, TN 37862, Sevierville, Tennessee

Sevierville's Bloomin' BBQ & Bluegrass Festival 2016

May, 2016

Historic Downtown , Sevierville, Tennessee

East Side Hootenanny 2016

May, 2016

East Park, Nashville, Tennessee

Bellevue Community Picnic 2016

May, 2016

Bellevue's Red Caboose Park , Nashville, Tennessee

New Midland Plaza Spring Arts and Crafts Fair 2016

May, 2016

New Midland Plaza - Alcoa, TN 37701, Alcoa, Tennessee

Mother's Day Celebration 2016

May, 2016

Greene County Fair Grounds , Greeneville, Tennessee

Spring Fun Show 2016

May, 2016

Calsonic Arena , Shelbyville, Tennessee

Hohenwald Springfest 2016

May, 2016

Memorial Park Community Building , Hohenwald, Tennessee

Take It to the Lake Bluegrass and Gospel Show 2016

May, 2016

Citizen Tribune ? Jefferson Federal Amphitheatre - Morristown, TN 37814, Morristown, Tennessee

The Affair at Travisville 2016

May, 2016

Cordell Hull Birthplace Museum & Pickett County Horseman's Assoc. Fairgrounds - Byrdstown, TN 38549, Byrdstown, Tennessee

Tunica Rivergate Festival 2016

May, 2016

Downtown Tunica Park, Memphis, Tennessee

Beale St. Music Festival 2016

May, 2016

Tom Lee Park, Memphis, Tennessee

Historic Rural Life Festival 2016

May, 2016

Tennessee Agricultural Museum, Nashville, Tennessee

Big Springs Rodeo & Spring Fling 2016

May, 2016

Diamond C Ranch , Monroe, Tennessee

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.