Ag Expo Park | Franklin
Enjoy the last days of summer at the Williamson County Fair! From traditional food and attractions to entertainment and competitions, this family-friendly event is beloved by all! This year, they’ve added a number of new attractions including dinosaur exhibits, the Matterhorn ride, and more!
August 9, 16, 23, and 30th- September 1: Live on the Green
Public Square Park | Nashville
The much anticipated (and free) Live On The Green is about to start! This yearly festival is free to the public and is presented by Lightning 100. You can enjoy the free music for Thursdays leading up the finale weekend over Labor Day! Alanna Royale, Dr. Dog, The Wild Feathers, Rayland Baxter, and Jimmy Eat World are just a few of the musicians playing this year!
Multiple Dates: Shakespeare In the Park
Centennial Park and Academy Park | Nashville and Franklin
Shakespeare in the Park is presenting Midsummer’s Night Dream this August! They are performing Thursdays through Sundays and Labor Day starting August 9th, running up until September 9th. Food will be available at 6 pm and performances begin at 7:30. Admission is free but they suggest a $10 donation.
August 10-11: Tomato Art Fest
Five Points Area | East Nashville
Come out and enjoy the 15th annual Tomato Art Fest! This free festival features “tomato-themed activities”, food and drink, music, and art! On Friday, August 10th, there will be a free concert from 6 – 9 pm. The festival kicks off on Saturday running from 9 am – 9 pm with both vendors and live music available!
August 18: Fire on the Water Music Festival
August 16: Cheekwood Cocktail Crawl
Cheekwood | Nashville
Cheekwood is hosting a cocktail series which features walking tours, food vendors, music, and all sorts of fun! This 21 and over event runs from 5 – 10 pm. Tickets are $15 for members and $25 for non-members. As you walk along, enjoying their current exhibit, you can stop and enjoy craft cocktails at their numerous bars, making this a truly unique way to enjoy art!
August 25th: Music in the Meadow
Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary | Brentwood