September Events

As we close in on the end of summer, it looks likes we’re ending the season with a bang! Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival is back, as are other local favorites such as the 31st Annual Greek Festival and the Middle TN Highland Games & Celtic Festival! New festivals are also popping up so make sure to mark your calendars and prepare yourself for a whole lot of fun!

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August Events

As we head into the end of summer, we’re gearing up for a busy month! Live on the Green is back as in other local favorites such as the Williamson County Fair and the Tomato Art Fest! New festivals are also popping up so make sure to mark your calendars and prepare yourself for a whole lot of fun!

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Discover Home | Summer Music Festivals

A note on tickets for these events: although Let Freedom Sing, Live on the Green, and Musician’s corner are free events, the other festivals require tickets or passes, which can sell out almost immediately. Follow the FAQ links for each festival to learn more and plan your festival experiences.

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May Events

May is here! As the weather gets warmer, more and more events are popping up all over Middle Tennessee! From charities to food to music, we are filling up our weekends with these amazing events and we hope you’ll join us! As always, we are looking forward to eating lots of great food, listening to music, and enjoying the strong community that you feel all over Middle Tennessee.

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Philanthropies to Support The Big Payback

We are so excited for the Big Payback! It’s coming up on May 2nd so we want to make sure everyone is as prepared and excited as we are! There are hundreds of wonderful non-profits participating in this event. We hope you do your research and choose causes to support. Donation links will be added to each organizations page the day of the Big Payback for you to be able to participate! If you are looking for some ideas, we would love to share organizations that are near and dear to the Parks’ Family!

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April Events

April Events in Middle Tennessee

We should probably rename April to “Festival Month” because there is so much going on! There is something to do every weekend all across Middle Tennessee! From Mule Day to Nashville’s Comedy Festival, you certainly won’t be bored!

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February Events in Middle Tennessee

February Events in Middle Tennessee | Parks

The month of love is here! It’s still chilly outside so stay warm and make the most of this month by enjoying live music, plays, attending amazing conventions, and supporting local charities! Middle Tennessee has so much going on this month. Now you won’t miss a thing!

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November Events in Middle Tennessee


November is a great time to enjoy time with your family and friends, eat a great meal or two (or more!), and gear up for the holiday season. There’s a lot going on this November to keep you busy, but many events have the wonderful opportunity of also letting you give back to your community. Take some time this month to reflect on what you’re grateful for and give back when you can!  Continue reading

Best Neighborhoods in Middle Tennessee to go Trick-or-Treating


Trick-or-treating is all about family fun, halloween decorations, costumes and of course…..CANDY! Going door-to-door screaming “TRICK-OR-TREAT”, collecting candy, and showing off your best costume is a halloween tradition. And Nashville has landed in Zillow’s Top 20 Best Places to Trick-or-Treat. Middle Tennessee has some of the best streets to take your children to, complete with out of this world decorations, spooky haunted houses, spider webs, zombie graveyards and so much more. Here are some of the best neighborhoods to go trick-or-treating this halloween:

  • River Plantation in Bellevue
  • The Richland Neighborhood off West End
  • Fatherland Street in East Nashville
  • Belmont Boulevard in Nashville
  • Essex Street in Hillsboro/West End
  • Westhaven in Franklin
  • Hampton Avenue in Green Hills
  • Eastland Street in East Nashville
  • Willoughby Station in Mount Juliet
  • Hampton Hall in Hermitage
  • The Ballentrae subdivision in Hendersonville
  • Moss-Wright Park in Goodlettsville

Upcoming in October


The 20th Annual Celebrate Nashville Cultural Festival

Nashville is a fantastic place to live because it is a melting pot of many cultures, and the Celebrate Nashville Cultural Festival is a great event that showcases all of the culture that Nashville has to offer. The free festival will feature a variety of music and dance performances on 5 different stages as well as food vendors that will be offering exotic tastes from around the globe. The world market will be filled with booths that will not only have imported and hand-made items from around the world, but also information on various non-profits and services that benefit our community around the world. Happening on October 1st from 10am-6pm at Centennial Park.


Gallatin’s Main Street Festival

The first Saturday in October each year is Gallatin’s Main Street Festival in Downtown Gallatin. This festival draws in over 20,000 people each year and has become a town favorite. There will be children’s area, food vendors, craftsman and 2 stages for live entertainment. Happening from 10am-5pm on October 1st.



Come to Parks Realty in Green Hills for an evening filled with stunning artwork by Anna Baskin Floyd, Donna Littleton, and Tracie Grace Riesgo. Enjoy food, wine, and music from 6-8pm on October 6th.


Nashville Oktoberfest

On October 7th, 8th and 9th, Nashville’s Oktoberfest will be taking place in Historic Germantown. There is so much fun to be had like a parade on 7th Ave. N and Monroe Street, led by Mayor Megan Berry, an Oktoberfest 5k Bier Run, pup parade, bratwurst eating contest, the world’s longest beer slide and so much more. And best of all, this event is free! To find out times and location, click here.


Tennessee Craft Week

Tennessee Craft Week is an event that celebrates craft artists, their work, and their businesses. It will also showcase how Made in Tennessee is so important to Tennessee’s identity and economy. Come out and enjoy workshops, demonstrations and craft fairs all week. It will take place on October 7-16th.


Parade of Homes @ Hideaway at Arrington

Hideaway at Arrington will be hosting the Home Builder’s Association of Middle Tennessee’s 2016 Parade of Homes October 8th-23rd. This year will be HBAMT’s largest Parade of Homes yet by featuring 7 of the best builder’s in the area. Tickets will be $12 per adult at the door and children under 12 will be free. Find out the times and more here.


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