Festivals and Events. For exact festival dates, contact the local visitors bureaus here

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Map Call Festival/Event City Founded Rate Range Festival Month Video Book Group
Mountain Makins Festival Knoxville & Smokys Morristown 1976 Free-$ Oct
Crossville Oktoberfest Knoxville & Smokys Crossville 1991 $ Oct
Regal Celebration of Lights Knoxville & Smokys Knoxville Free Nov
Chuck Wagon Cookoff Weekend & Competition Knoxville & Smokys Pigeon Forge 2012 $$ Mar
Harvest Festival at Dollywood Knoxville & Smokys Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Sevierville 1997 Free Sep-Nov
Sevierville CVB Knoxville & Smokys Sevierville 1794 Varies Jan-Dec
Music in the Mountains Spring Parade Knoxville & Smokys Pigeon Forge 1985 Free May
Bell Buckle Daffodil Day & Best of the Butts BBQ Cook-Off Nashville Bell Buckle 1978 Free Mar
Dickens of a Christmas Nashville Franklin 1985 Free Dec
Clarksville Riverfest Nashville Clarksville 1987 Free Sep
Memphis in May International Festival Memphis Memphis 1977 Varies May
Gatlinburg Fall Craftsmen's Fair Knoxville & Smokys Gatlinburg 1976 $ Oct
Wilson County Fair Nashville Lebanon 1853 $ Aug
Goats Music & More Fair Nashville Lewisburg 2003 Free Oct
Fun Fest Tri-Cities Kingsport 1981 $$-$$$ Jul
Covington World's Oldest BBQ Festival Memphis Covington 1972 Free Jun
UNOH 200 & Bush's Beans 200 Tri-Cities Bristol 1995 $$$ Sep
Christmas in the Chilhowee Knoxville & Smokys Knoxville 1978 Free-$$$ Nov-Dec
Spring Tennessee Craft Fair Nashville Nashville 1972 Free May
Hwy 127 Corridor Sale - 690 Miles of Yard Sales Chattanooga Along Hwy. 127 1987 Free Aug
3 Sisters Bluegrass Festival Chattanooga Chattanooga 2007 Free Oct
Mule Day Nashville Columbia 1840 $ Mar-Apr
Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival Chattanooga Manchester 2002 $$$ Jun
National Cornbread Festival Chattanooga South Pittsburg 1996 $ Apr
Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational Barbecue Chattanooga Lynchburg 1989 Varies Oct
A Mountain Quiltfest Knoxville & Smokys Pigeon Forge 1995 Free Mar
Tennessee Sandhill Crane Festival Chattanooga Birchwood 1991 Free Jan
Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage Knoxville & Smokys Gatlinburg 1951 $$$ Apr
FreedomFest Knoxville & Smokys Alcoa 1974 Free Jun
Rhythm N' Blooms Music Festival Knoxville & Smokys Knoxville 2011 $$$ Apr
Tennessee Valley Fair Knoxville & Smokys Knoxville 1916 $ Sep
Gatlinburg Summer Craftsmen's Fair Knoxville & Smokys Gatlinburg 1976 $ Jul
Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show Knoxville & Smokys Knoxville 1978 $ Feb
Lenoir City Arts & Crafts Festival Knoxville & Smokys Lenoir City 1962 $ Jun
Enchanted Garden of Lights Chattanooga Lookout Mountain 1994 $$ Nov-Dec
Rock City's Shamrock City Chattanooga Lookout Mountain 2007 $$$ Mar
Rocktoberfest Chattanooga Lookout Mountain 2007 $$$ Oct
Southern Blooms Festival Chattanooga Lookout Mountain 2009 $$$ May
Frontier Days Chattanooga Lynchburg 1963 Varies Jun
Tennessee State Fair Nashville Nashville 1855 $ Sep
Patriot Festival Knoxville & Smokys Pigeon Forge 1990 Free Jul
Mid-South Sports,RV & Boat Show Memphis East Memphis 1965 $ Feb
Greek Fest Knoxville & Smokys Knoxville 1980 $ Sep
Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival & Games Knoxville & Smokys Maryville 1981 $$ May
Africa in April Cultural Awareness Festival Memphis Memphis 1986 $ Apr
Rockin' the Docks Knoxville & Smokys Lenoir City 2000 Free Jun
Maple Lane Farm Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch Knoxville & Smokys Greenback 1999 $ Sep-Oct
Appalachian Heritage Festival Knoxville & Smokys Huntsville 1993 Free Sep
West Tennesse State Fair Memphis Jackson 1855 $ Sep
Tennessee Showcase of Fine Artisans Knoxville & Smokys Knoxville 1967 $ Nov
Liberty Bowl Memphis Memphis 1959 $$$ Dec
Beale Street Music Festival Memphis Memphis 1977 $$$ May
Christmas at Graceland Memphis Memphis 1982 Varies Nov-Jan
Elvis' Birthday Celebration Memphis Memphis 1935 Varies Jan
Elvis Week Memphis Memphis 1982 Varies Aug
World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest Memphis Memphis 1978 $-$$$ May
Wings Over Big South Fork Air & Car Show Knoxville & Smokys Oneida 2004 Free Sep
Bloomin' BBQ Music & Food Festival Knoxville & Smokys Sevierville 2005 Free May
Winter Heritage Festival Knoxville & Smokys Townsend 2007 Free Jan
Tennessee Iris Festival Memphis Dresden 1980 Varies Apr-May
Lincoln County Fair Nashville Fayetteville 1904 $-$$ Sep
Old Time Bluegrass and Fiddlers' Jamboree Memphis Holladay 1957 $ Apr
Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival Memphis Memphis 1993 Free Apr
Darryl Worley's Tennessee River Run Memphis Pickwick Dam 2002 $$ Oct
Iroquois Steeplechase Nashville Nashville 1941 $$-$$$ May
Smoky Mountain Winterfest Knoxville & Smokys Pigeon Forge 1989 Free Nov-Feb
Food City 300 Tri-Cities Bristol 1982 $$$ Sep
Memphis Greek Festival Memphis Memphis 1959 Free May
World Championship Hot Wing Contest & Festival Memphis Memphis 2003 $$ Apr
International Folkfest Nashville Murfreesboro 1986 Free Jun
Uncle Dave Macon Days Nashville Murfreesboro 1978 $ Jul
St. Jude Rock 'n' Roll Running Series Nashville Nashville Nashville 2000 $$$ Apr
Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival Nashville Nashville 1993 $$$ Mar-Apr
Celebrate Freedom Knoxville & Smokys Pigeon Forge 1999 Free Aug
Smoky Mountain Christmas Knoxville & Smokys Pigeon Forge 1986 $$$ Nov-Jan
Christmas at Rugby Knoxville & Smokys Rugby $ Dec
Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville Nashville Nashville 1989 $$ Feb
Nashville Lawn & Garden Show Nashville Nashville 1989 $$ Mar-Apr
Diana Singing Nashville Pulaski 1969 Free Jun
Smithville Fiddlers' Jamboree Nashville Smithville 1972 Free Jun-Jul
Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival Nashville Nashville 2009 Free Apr
Nashville Film Festival Nashville Nashville 1969 $$$ Apr
Savannah Bluegrass Festival Memphis Savannah 1978 Free Jul
World's Biggest Fish Fry Nashville Paris 1953 Varies Apr
Trenton Teapot Festival Memphis Trenton 1981 Varies Apr-May
Fall FunFest Nashville Cookeville 1997 Free Sep
Decaturville Main Street Festival Nashville Decaturville 2000 Varies Oct
Unicoi County Apple Festival Tri-Cities Erwin 1977 Free Oct
Pumpkinfest Nashville Franklin 1984 Free Oct
Blue Plum Festival Tri-Cities Johnson City 1999 Free Jun
Wilson County TN CVB Nashville Lebanon 1799 Varies Jan-Dec
Main Street JazzFest Nashville Murfreesboro 1997 Free May
TN River BBQ Battle & Music Fest Memphis Savannah 2015 $ Mar
Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration Nashville Shelbyville 1939 $-$$$ Aug-Sep
Nashville International Auto Show Nashville Nashville 1999 Free-$ Nov
Nashville Oktoberfest Nashville Nashville 1980 Free Oct
National Banana Pudding Festival & Cook-Off Nashville Centerville 2010 $ Oct
Heritage Days Festival Tri-Cities Rogersville 1979 Free Oct
Jonesborough Days Tri-Cities Jonesborough 1970 Free-$$ Jul
National Storytelling Festival Tri-Cities Jonesborough 1973 $$$ Oct
Southern Festival of Books Nashville Nashville 1989 Free Oct
Newport Harvest Street Festival Tri-Cities Newport 1986 Free Oct
Middle Tennessee Strawberry Festival Nashville Portland 1940 Free May
Roan Mountain Rhododendron Festival Tri-Cities Roan Mountain 1947 $ Jun
Music City Bowl Nashville Nashville 1998 $$$ Dec
Riverbend Festival Chattanooga Chattanooga 1982 $$$ Jun
Tennessee Renaissance Festival Nashville Arrington-Triune 1985 $$ May
Wilderness Wildlife Week Knoxville & Smokys Pigeon Forge 1990 Free May
West Tennessee Strawberry Festival Memphis Humboldt 1934 Varies May
Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race Tri-Cities Bristol 1961 $$$ Sep
Storytelling Live! Tri-Cities Jonesborough 2002 $$ May-Dec
Elizabethton Covered Bridge Days Tri-Cities Elizabethton 1967 Free Jun
Valley Fest Chattanooga Dunlap 2011 $ May
CMA Music Festival Nashville Nashville 1972 $$$ Jun
Dogwood Arts Festival Knoxville & Smokys Knoxville 1961 Free Apr
Gatlinburg CVB Knoxville & Smokys Gatlinburg 1856 Varies Jan-Dec
Independence Day Anvil Shoot Celebration Knoxville & Smokys Clinton 1989 $$ Jul
Secret City Festival Knoxville & Smokys Oak Ridge 2002 Varies Jun
City of Franklin Nashville Franklin 1799 Varies Jan-Dec
Greeneville Iris Festival Tri-Cities Greeneville 1994 Free May
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