That time of year has come around again…Festival Season!! Summer is over, kids are back in school, the leaves are turning, and the weather is cooling (or so we hope here in West TN) equals a perfect time to celebrate the end of summer and kick off the fall! Festival Season is full of one-of-a-kind arts and crafts, great food, local music, contests, petting zoos, rides, and more! West Tennessee has many festivals…which one are you going to?
Get ready for this family friendly event! With over 400 local and national arts & crafts vendors, games, rides, entertainment and car exhibit you will never be bored! There is something here that appeals to everyone! Lets not forget about the most popular event this weekend…THE RUNNING OF THE WEENIES DACHSHUND RACE and Costume Contest on Saturday @ 11AM. If you area dog lover this is something you can not miss. More info
Nubian, Billy, Fainting, and Pygmy…What do they have in common? Goat Breeds! Even if you aren’t a fan of goats, still head out to this festival! There’s tractor and car shows, rodeos, fishing, goat chariot races, arts and crafts, music, and more! You don’t want to miss this event! You can stop watching the youtube videos of the fainting and screaming goats and see them in real life. After this event, these animals will melt your heart! More info
One of the most anticipated Festivals in Memphis is the Cooper-Young Festival, located in one of the greatest and largest historic neighborhoods in the US. Located in midtown, this day they will block off the street where a mixture of artists, musicians, craftsmen, and guests will get the experience the vibrant culture of the Cooper-Young neighborhood. Don’t forget to sign up for the Festival Friday 4-miler on September 12 at 7PM! More info
Did you know that cotton can be found in: tires, money, chapstick, and chips? Cotton is one Tennessee’s largest commodities, so we should celebrate it! Fayette County is known for it’s agriculture and the Cotton Festival recognizes the importance of this product and industry by filling the day with music (bluegrass, country, and southern rock), arts & crafts vendors, festival food, and more! Don’t forget to check out the Car & Truck Show and sign up for the Fayette Cares Cotton Pickin’ 5K! More Info
Step back in time at the Heritage Festival. Get ready for re-enactors, folk artists, pig roasts, cannon firing, educational demonstrations, cotton picking and more! This unique experience you’ll get to enjoy the simplicity of life before cell phones, television, and computers. It’s something you can not miss! More Info