Fun Fall Events You Should Know About

 In Nashville

As the weather finally begins to cool down and fall is in full swing, you’re probably wanting to fill up your calendar with new events. That’s why we’ve put together this list of fun fall events you should know about throughout the fall and across the city.

Here are just a few fall fun fall events you should consider attending:

  1. Cheekwood Harvest 2022
  2. Boo at the Zoo
  3. Southern Festival of Books
  4. Light the Nations
  5. The 37th Annual Pumpkin Fest

Contact Tommy’s Tours today to book your Nashville tour. 

Cheekwood Harvest 2022

If you haven’t been to Cheekwood yet, Fall is the perfect time to do so. The 55-acre botanical garden and art museum is located on the historic Cheek estate pm 12— Forrest Park Drive in Nashville. Their harvest, which takes place from September 17th to October 30th features oaks, maples, dogwoods, and other trees that’ll greet you with their fall colors. There’s also plenty of activities and experiences designed for kids, adults and families alike.

Boo at the Zoo

Looking for a way to celebrate Halloween? The Nashville Zoo is hosting their annual Boo at the Zoo event from October 14th to 30th nightly from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. It’s a family-friendly event with plenty of fall-themed scenes and activities. Plus, don’t miss out on their special animal shows nightly at 5:45, 6:45 & 7:45 pm—where you can watch a variety of animals perform tricks and treats. And don’t forget to pick up a souvenir bag for kids ages 2-12 while you’re at it!

Southern Festival of Books

The Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word is among the oldest literary events in the country. Held at the Nashville Public Library & War Memorial Plaza from October 14 to 16th, it’s a great way to discover plenty of authors and find your next favorite book. The Festival is free, and includes performance stages, food trucks, and loads of publishers and booksellers.

Light the Nations

Taking place on 51st Ave N. in Nashville on October 15th from 2 to 10 p.m., the 6th annual Light the Nations in West Nashville highlights the up-and-coming area by featuring local businesses, art, vendors, food trucks, and live entertainment. You’ll be able to listen to an array of local musicians while checking out over 50 local vendors for a unique shopping experience – perfect for finding a future birthday or Christmas gift.

The 37th Annual PumpkinFest

The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County’s 37th Annual PumpkinFest is middle Tennessee’s largest fall festival. Taking place on Franklin’s Main Street, it’ll return to the city on Saturday, October, 29 for a full day of autumn inspired food and drink, live music, and more. You’ll also be able to check out plenty of local businesses that’ll have specialty gifts and sales just for the event.

Explore the City with Tommy’s Tours

Whether you’re a Nashville local or just visiting, a guided tour with Comedian Charin’ Tommy Garmon is a great way to see the city from a new perspective. Our fun-packed, three-hour bus will take you through all of Music City’s downtown hotspots and celebrity homes. You’ll also get to see a variety of key spots like the Hall of Fame Museum, Music Row, the State Capitol, and more.

Ready to get started? Contact Tommy’s tours today to book your tour.

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