From the rugged natural beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains to the glitz and glamor of Nashville, visitors to Tennessee can find a variety of different events and activities. Tennessee has a rich musical landscape, and music lovers will find a wealth of music-related events and attractions throughout the year. Music isn't Tennessee's only attraction, however, and visitors can also experience festivals, national parks, fine dining and more.
- Downtown, Various Locations Jonesborough, TN 37659 in JONESBOROUGH, TN
Cultural experiences abound in Jonesborough every October. Since 1973, thousands have been enthralled with the tales told during this three-day event. Traditions and history come alive for all in attendance.
- Nashville, Tennessee in Nashville, TN
All ages are invited to this free event honoring the written word. Every October since 1989, Legislative Plaza in Downtown Nashville is the site of book discussions, book signings, author presentations, and various young adult and children's activities.
- Gatlinburg, Tennessee in Gatlinburg, TN
Twice a year in Gatlinburg, in the Smoky Mountains, craft lovers gather together. Here, attendees are exposed to some of the most unique and awe-inspiring work of artisans from across the country.
- Gatlinburg, Tenn. in Gatlinburg, TN
Thousands of spectators flock to Gatlinburg in early December for this spectacular parade. Eyes dazzle and smiles broaden as it winds through downtown. Bands, balloons and floats make this a superb way to begin the holiday season.