With the arrival of September comes a wide variety of awesome things to do in Nashville, Tennessee. By attending these events, residents can wind down from all their summer activities and welcome the fall season in style. Tourists can plan to pop in as well to see what everyone loves most about fall in Nashville, TN. To get everyone started, here are several of the most popular events to attend in September.
Green Hills Park Festival
Beginning at 5pm on September 14th, everyone can come down to the Green Hills Park Festival to eat from their favorite food trucks, participate in fun competitions, and watch a movie under the stars. A silent auction will also be held during the event, giving everyone a chance to bring home something special.
Kids and adults alike will have a lot of fun while visiting the football trailer, face-painting booth, and other family friendly activities. They will also hold interesting competitions, including the Walk Bike Nashville bike rodeo, to break the ice and get community members having a wonderful time together in an instant. The movie will start at 7pm, as the sun starts to go down that day.
Good Neighbor Day Festival
In a successful bid to strengthen connections throughout the community, organizers created the Good Neighbor Day Festival, which is in its sixth year running. Each year, the event is held in a different neighborhood, giving everyone a chance to see the beauty that the region holds. This year, it will be held at the Southeast Community Center Park, starting at 10am on September 28th.
Until 3pm, they will have:
- Chili cook-off and tasting events
- Fun zone family activities
- Global food samples
- Marketplace vendors
- Neighborhood showcase
Food trucks galore will cover the event, giving everyone a taste of the most famous flavors found across Nashville.
Nashville Chalk Fest
For a delightful glimpse into the artistic world, the Nashville Chalk Fest is the place to be. Opening on September 22nd, and running through the 23rd, this event promises to bring out all the most talented chalk artists in the region. This event is free and runs from 9 am to 7 pm on Saturday and 11 am to 6 pm on Sunday.
Located at the Centennial Park, there will be food trucks, live music, and fun activities, including:
- Bouncy houses
- Face painting
- Balloon art
The artists' chalk works will take centerstage, however, as they are vivid, larger than life, and often three-dimensional. Artists will work on their creations all throughout the event to let everyone see how the magic happens.
Tennessee State Fair
The much-anticipated Tennessee State Fair begins on the 6th of September and runs through the 15th. Vendors, food, and rides galore promise to keep everyone busy and having a terrific time, though there is plenty to do beyond that.
Visitors can catch live music and entertainment at various shows on the schedule, including monster trucks. They can also check out the free daily attractions, such as:
- Pig races
- Comedy shows
- Farm animals and tours
- Cooking demonstrations
- Butterfly exhibits
- Science demonstrations
- Hands-on activities
- Acrobatic feats
The thrill rides receive most of the praise, however, with plenty of fan favorites onboard, like the Tilt-a-Whirl and Mouse Coaster.
At each of these events, there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate everything there is to love about Nashville. Attend them all to gain a deeper appreciation of the region—and have a great time!
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