Best time to visit Nashville, TN

Nashville, TN

6 THINGS TO DO IN NASHVILLE, TN (SEPTEMBER 16 - SEPTEMBER 25)

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

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

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

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Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival

September 24–27, 2020 • 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

November 13, 2020–January 3, 2021 • event

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

Fall Colors

Fall Colors

mid-October–early November • nature

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

Nashville Greek Festival

Nashville Greek Festival

canceled in 2020 • event

Three days of delicious food and lively music and dancing

4th of July Celebration & Fireworks in Nashville

4th of July Celebration & Fireworks in Nashville

July 04 (online) • event

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

Nashville Labor Day Weekend

Nashville Labor Day Weekend

September 04–07, 2020 • event

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

Nashville Hot Chicken

Nashville Hot Chicken

all year round (best July 4) • food

True authentic Nashville dish that brings tears of joy

Wilson County Fair

Wilson County Fair

August 13–22, 2020 • event

The largest fair in Tennessee offers plenty of entertainment

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