Nashville Festivals & Shows

Nashville Festivals & ShowsNashville's musical might and southern charm make it the perfect city for festivals and festival goers. Meet your friends or make new ones under the sun at a music, car, and food and beer festival. Our handpicked list is sure to make choosing your next festival an easy mark on the calendar.

Nashville Film Festival
Get your ticket to the Nashville Film Festival, the oldest running film festival in the United States. 23,000 fans show up to appreciate the eight-day red carpet opportunity to see over 2,000 select indie films from one hundred countries from around the globe. Works submitted range from drama to comedy.

Address: 161 Rains Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203 - MAP
Phone: (615) 742-2500
Web: www.nashvillefilmfestival.org

Nashville Auto Fest
Check out the hot wheels at the Nashville Auto Fest. See super awesome cars and try your luck at winning cool prizes. The upcoming 2012 festival is set to sport a 1933 Willy's Model, 77 Rumble Seat Coupe and a free chance to win an electric guitar signed by country music sensation Mark Chestnut.

Address: 500 Wedgewood Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203 - MAP
Phone: (502) 893-6731
Web: www.nashvilleautofest.com

Stellar Awards
It's revival time at the Stellar Awards in Nashville, the premier gospel music awards that celebrate and honor African-American artists. Enjoy spending an evening listening to and being entertained by top gospel artists, television and film stars. Get ready to clap your hands and stomp your feet at this powerful spirit-filled event.

Address: 2804 Opryland Drive, Nashville, TN 37214 - MAP
Web: www.thestellarawards.com

The Antiques and Garden Show
Antique lovers with a green thumb find happiness at The Antiques and Garden Show in Nashville, one of the largest antique and horticulture festivals in the country. Attendees from all over the world browse over one hundred and fifty antique and garden booths, hear engaging lectures, and see and purchase rare, beautiful antiques.

Address: 601 Commerce Street, Nashville, TN 37203 - MAP
Phone: (615) 352-1282 Or (800) 891-8075
Web: www.antiquesandgardenshow.com

Taste of Music City Festival
Savor the taste of Nashville at the Taste of Music City Festival, the city's largest food and drink festival with dish sampling from 50 area restaurants. Festival goers kick off the weekend foodie event sampling local breweries and close with tasty cheers at the "Challenge to the Chefs cook-off."

Address: 505 Deaderick Street, Nashville, TN 37243 - MAP
Web: www.tasteofmusiccity.com

Music City Festival & BBQ Championship
It's a honky-tonkin', finger-licking-good time at the Music City Festival & BBQ Championship, held on the shores of Cumberland's Riverfront Park in downtown Nashville. Festival goers dance to live music and taste BBQ from amateur and professional teams competing for over 20,000 dollars in cash and prizes.

Address: Riverfront Park, Nashville, TN - MAP
Web: www.musiccitybbqfestival.com