The Best Fall Festivals in Tennessee!

Fall means different things to different people: for some, fall could mean one step closer to Christmas, while others believe it heralds cooler weather and shorter days. But Tennesseans know that the onset of fall means it’s festival season! Throughout the state, you’ll find a fall festival for just about any occasion, which means your social calendar isn’t likely to lack for the next few months. Join the fun at the best fall festivals in Tennessee. 

Pumpkinfest, Franklin, TN

As the largest fall festival in middle Tennessee, this event is chock full of fun activities for all ages. Come dressed in your Halloween costume for this one-day event as you enjoy the kid’s area, live music, crafts vendors, pumpkin carving, beer garden, and more. There’s enough to keep you entertained all day!

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National Muscadine Festival, Sweetwater, TN

If you love muscadine wine, or simply can’t get enough of these sweet and savory fruits, you owe it to yourself to visit the National Muscadine Festival. This free weekend-long event is chock full of this fan-favorite grape variety, along with live music and family fun.

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National Banana Pudding Festival, Centerville, TN

Oh yes, there most certainly is an entire festival dedicated to the decadent taste of banana pudding, and Tennessee has the pleasure of playing host. This two-day event is perfect for the whole family, offering fun activities like arts, crafts, games, food, and of course, banana pudding. There even a competitive pudding cook off—will you take home the title?

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Homesteads Apple Festival, Crossville, TN

Apples are the traditional fall southern treat that’s every bit as versatile as they are tasty, so there’s no wonder that Tennesseans have dedicated numerous festivals paying homage to this miracle fruit. This mega apple festival features more than 100 craft vendors, live music, and fresh apple goodies for a truly delightful experience.

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