The 7 things you should be doing this fall in Nashville


Nashville is a pretty amazing place to live in any season. But Nashville really outdoes itself during the fall. Taking advantage of all the city has to offer in the autumn, you will find it a magical place to be and live.


From the foliage along the Natchez Trace to the quaint fall festivals in the small towns around the area, there is no shortage of things to enjoy!


Cheekwood Harvest

September 22 - October 21

Cheekwood should always be on your list when you’re planning Nashville activities. It doesn’t matter the season, Cheekwood will get you in the spirit. Their harvest season will have you ready to break out all your fall home décor while drinking a pumpkin spice latte.


Nashville Oktoberfest

October 11-14

This October marks the 39th annual Nashville Oktoberfest, and it is 10 city blocks of vendors, live German music, fun kid’s activities, and arts and crafts vendors.


Boo at the Zoo

October 12-28

If you are looking for a fun event to take your kiddos this fall, the Nashville Zoo has 11 nights of fun harvest and Halloween themed activities, including the chance to give your Halloween costume a whirl before the big night.


Centennial Craft Fest

October 20

The Centennial Craft Fest is all about celebrating fellow Tennesseans through local food, drink, music, and art. It is a fun day to enjoy with friends or your family, and it is an opportunity to pick up a few unique gifts ahead of the holiday season.


Tennessee History Festival

October 20-21

Get ready to experience 200 years of Tennessee history this October at the Bicentennial Mall in downtown Nashville. There is a kid’s tent, as well as numerous displays, reenactments, and hands on history to experience at the history festival.


Pumpkinfest in Franklin

October 27

If you’ve always wanted to experience extreme pumpkin carving, you’ll love the Pumpkinfest. Enjoy a day out in downtown Franklin and eat some funnel cake for me!


Fall foliage drives around Nashville.

Enjoy the beauty of the fall leaves with these fall foliage tours around the greater Nashville area. If you want to get out of the car to enjoy the changing leaves, these are some great hikes around the area.


So, go out and enjoy Nashville this fall, and let me know what you love most about living in Nashville in the fall.

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