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8 THINGS TO DO IN NASHVILLE, TN (SEPTEMBER 13 - SEPTEMBER 22)

Tennessee State Fair

Tennessee State Fair

September 10–19, 2021 • event

Ice-cream-eating contests, corn hole, karaoke and fun for the whole family is guaranteed

Natchez Trace Parkway

Natchez Trace Parkway

April–May | September–October • activity

One of the most scenic roads in the United States with an ancient history

Cumberland Falls

Cumberland Falls

all year round (during full moon phases) • nature

One of the few sites in the Western Hemisphere where one can witness a moonbow

Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets

all year round (best May–October) • food

Nashville's most outstanding farmer's markets worth driving to

Machine Falls

Machine Falls

all year round • nature

Beautiful waterfall is just a one-hour drive from Nashville

Fall Creek Falls State Park

Fall Creek Falls State Park

all year round • activity

The most-visited state park in Tennessee offers 56 miles (90 km) of hiking trails

Birdwatching at Radnor Lake State Park

Birdwatching at Radnor Lake State Park

late April–early May | late September–early October • nature

The natural area just 20 minutes from Nashville is home to the greatest songbird migration in Tennessee

Hummingbird Migration

Hummingbird Migration

late March–mid-May | early July–October • nature

Behold the world's most adorable wee birds throughout Tennessee

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4th of July Celebration & Fireworks in Nashville

4th of July Celebration & Fireworks in Nashville

out of rangeJuly 04 (online) • event

The whole city enjoys Independence Day festivities, music, and sports

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival

out of rangeSeptember 2–5, 2021 • event

A "green" festival that stages both famous and yet to be established talents and draws fans from the entire globe to the area as big as 375 football fields—it is the unique Bonnaroo

Dancing Lights of Christmas

Dancing Lights of Christmas

out of rangeNovember 13, 2020–January 3, 2021 • event

Middle Tennessee’s only synchronized light and music show for the holiday mood

Nashville Greek Festival

Nashville Greek Festival

out of rangeSeptember 10–12, 2021 • event

Three days of delicious food and lively music and dancing

Fall Colors

Fall Colors

out of rangemid-October–early November • nature

From urban parks to railway routes—fall in Nashville and beyond is fantastic

Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights

out of rangemid-November–early January • event

Get into the Christmas spirit when festive holiday decorations illuminate Nashville

New Year's Eve in Nashville

New Year's Eve in Nashville

out of rangeDecember 31 • event

A fantastic place to party and ring in the New Year

Nashville Labor Day Weekend

Nashville Labor Day Weekend

unconfirmedSeptember 3–6, 2021 • event

Celebrate the end of the summer with some good old country in Music City

Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival

Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival

canceledApril 10, 2021 • event

Take in Japanese culture under the fragrant pink trees

Nashville Hot Chicken

Nashville Hot Chicken

out of rangeall year round (best July 4) • food

True authentic Nashville dish that brings tears of joy

Wilson County Fair

Wilson County Fair

out of rangeAugust 12–21, 2021 • event

The largest fair in Tennessee offers plenty of entertainment

Chinese New Year in Nashville

Chinese New Year in Nashville

out of rangeFebruary 6, 2021 | February 13, 2021 (online) • event

Lion dances and traditional food—Nashville knows how to celebrate the new lunar year in style!

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