Thinking of spending part of your summer in the South? Several festivals and annual events are planned in Nashville, Tennessee to enjoy. With multiple options for Independence Day and Labor Day weekend, you’ll find outdoor fun in the Music City during summer holidays. And be sure to add some classic Nashville hot chicken to your summer to-do list!
It may be hot outside, with average temperatures ranging from high 60s to up to 90 degrees, but you’ll stay cool if you travel with Mint Julep! New Tennessee Whiskey Adventures are available leaving from downtown Nashville five days a week.
Summer Events in Nashville
Music City Hot Chicken Festival (July 4)
l’Ete du Vin Wine Auction (Aug. 2-4)
InterNASHional Food Crawl (Sept. 1)
Old School BBQ Festival (Sept. 2)
Tennessee State Fair (Sept. 8-17)
Music City Food + Wine Festival (Sept. 14-16)
Nashville Home Show (Sept. 21-23)
Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival (Sept. 22-23)
About the Author – Rachel Nix
Rachel Nix has been Director of Marketing at Mint Julep since 2017. Her extensive bourbon education includes becoming an Executive Bourbon Steward through the Stave & Thief Society and graduating from Woodford Reserve’s Bourbon Academy. She is a Certified Tourism Ambassador and enthusiastic advocate for her adopted hometown of Louisville. When she’s not promoting Mint Julep’s portfolio of southern experiences, she can be found walking her dog or enjoying a drink on a Germantown patio.