It’s a time to celebrate our Tennessee rites of spring – one-of-a-kind festivals, incredible food, live music and of course, our abundant natural beauty. Treat yourself. Come relax and recharge. You’ll cherish the memories made during a Tennessee spring.

Festival Fun

It's festival time in Tennessee. From smokin’ barbecue and biscuits to the world’s largest fish fry, wildflowers to delicate teapots, and film to global cultures - come join the fun. Here are some of our festivals to visit over the next few weeks - Nashville Film Festival April 16-25, Dollywood Festival of Nations in Pigeon Forge,  National Cornbread Festival in South Pittsburg April 25-26, Main Street Festival in Franklin April 25-26, and Tennessee Iris Festival in Dresden April 25 - May 2.

Move to the Beat

You’ll find music on almost every corner. From our festivals to the daily shows in our intimate or iconic venues, celebrate spring dancing to the beat. Coming up in Tennessee:  Beale Street Music Festival May 1-3 in Memphis, Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester June 11-14, CMA Music Festival in Nashville June 11-14 and Riverbend Festival in Chattanooga June 5-13.

Outdoor Adventure

Warmer weather is just around the corner. It's time to explore Tennessee's beautiful outdoors. Hiking the mystical Smokies, rushing down the Ocoee rapids or fishing on Reelfoot Lake - what will you plan for your visit?

Spring Trip Tales

"Reconstruction Tennessee" comes alive at the 2015 Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Signature Event in Knoxville, April 30-May 1. 

2015 Signature Event in Knoxville
Apr 26 Beale Street Wine Race Memphis, TN Come watch the area restaurants battle it out in the grape stomp, relay race and Queen of the Vine. Free and open to the public. learn more Apr 26 Creative Zone: Embellished Instruments: Nashville Cats Flair Nashville, TN Embellished Instruments: Nashville Cats Flair learn more Apr 26 Bluegrass Demonstration: Belmont Bluegrass Ensemble Nashville, TN Bluegrass Demonstration: Belmont Bluegrass Ensemble learn more Apr 26 Film: Tanya Tucker: Hot (1980) Nashville, TN Film: Tanya Tucker: Hot (1980) learn more Apr 26 - Nov 22 MASTERS MARIE Sundays Nashville, TN Every Sunday join us for our Masters Marie concert series. Free admission and wine tasting. learn more