Italian Lights Festival - August 18-21 - Bicentennial Mall State Park - Celebration of the Italian culture and cuisine with a meatball eating contest, a bocce ball tournament, a grape stomping competition, kids activities, and wine tastings. This year includes a viewing of the solar eclipse!
Solar Eclipse Viewing Parties - August 21 - Nashville - View the first total solar eclipse to take place in the United States in 99 years. See the spectacle in-person at many places who are hosting special viewing parties for the once-in-a-lifetime event!
Nashville Restaurant Week - August 21-27 - Various Nashville Restaurants - Nashville Originals member restaurants offer special menu items and deals that you won’t want to miss.
Tennessee State Fair - September 8-17 - Tennessee State Fairgrounds - 30 rides, multiple types of contests, games, karaoke, exhibits, and food trucks!
Music City Food Wine Festival - September 15-17 - Bicentennial Park - Fifth annual event with demonstrations, panels, fine drinks, amazing food, and live music.
Pilgrimage Festival - September 23-24 - Harlinsdale Farm in Franklin - two-day music and cultural festival with headliner Justin Timberlake!