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2016 TENNESSEE: June, July & August
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Event
(see also: 2015 - 2014 - 2013 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009)

June 16-17, 2016  TGCSA Annual Convention & Expo
Nashville, Tennessee
Tennessee Grocers & Convenience Store Association is the only food trade association that represents all segments of Tennessee’s food market.

June 18, 2016  22nd Annual RC and Moon Pie Festival
Bell Buckle, Tennessee
A jam packed day of fun for the whole family awaits you. There is plenty of country and bluegrass music, clogging dancers, Moon Pie games, crafts, and the ever popular "Synchronized Wading Extravaganza". Cutting of the worlds largest Moon Pie rounds out the day.


June 18, 2016
Taste of Music City
Nashville, Tennessee
Taste of Music City Festival is an all-inclusive food tasting event with a one price admission. Attendees have the opportunity to enjoy tastings from some of the area's best restaurants along with some of Nashville's local beverage flavors including Yazoo Brewing, Jack Daniel's, Arrington Vineyards, Hap & Harry's and more. Attendees also have the opportunity to watch and learn from some of the best chefs in Nashville as they cook on-site and provide demonstrations.  We are excited about the continuing evolution and proud to announce that next year’s event will be celebrating our 14th year at Public Square Park, in the heart of downtown Nashville.  We will again be hosting an all-inclusive event so that our attendees can once again enjoy unlimited tastings throughout the event for one price.  Tickets:  $59 - advance; $69 - day of event (if not sold out)

June 23-25, 2016  Summer Foodways Symposium - Nashville, Tennessee
The 2016 Summer Foodways Symposium will be in Nashville, Tennessee, June 23–25, 2016.  Tickets will go on sale in April to current SFA members.

June 24-25, 2016  Big BBQ Bash - Maryville, Tennessee
The Annual Big BBQ Bash is Back!  Live music and a variety of food vendors sure to please all guests.  All Proceeds from this event benefit Helen Ross McNabb Center, serving the children, adults, and families of Knoxville and East Tennessee.

July 4, 2016  4TH OF JULY 2016 - Nationwide
There are so many events on this day that they are too numerous to list. Virtually every community in the U.S. has a 4th of July celebration.

July 28-31, 2016  Grainger County Tomato Festival
Rutledge, Tennessee
Always the last full weekend in July. Tomato and produce sales, three stages of entertainment, tractor show, living history area, art, children's activities and Tomato Wars.   Attendance: 20,000.

August 6, 2016  Music City Brewer's Fest - Nashville, Tennessee
The annual fest will be held at Music City Walk of Fame Park. Admission includes samples from the best local, regional, national, and import breweries in the world. Enjoy great music, "beer garb" costume contest, Beer 101 education tent and more.

August 12-13, 2016 - Tomato Art Fest - East Nashville, Tennessee
The Tomato Art Fest has grown from a small neighborhood event into a festival with 20,000 in attendance. It is truly a family event where everyone is encouraged to come out and celebrate the beloved fruit/vegetable. Free & costume-friendly!

August 28, 2016  Best Memphis Burger Fest - Memphis, Tennessee
Best Memphis Burger Fest is Memphis' biggest and best in eating and cooking competitions. Live music.


August 31-September 2, 2016
Meals On Wheels Conference and Expo
Nashville, Tennessee
Join hundreds of your colleagues at what promises to be an inspiring and impactful gathering of senior nutrition professionals from coast to coast. We will explore new concepts, share successful practices, and set new innovations in motion to ensure that we can meet the needs of our communities for decades to come.


2015 TENNESSEE: June, July & August
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events

waiting for new dates

August 26-27, 2015  Music City BBQ Festival - Nashville, Tennessee
Music City BBQ Festival is a celebration of food, music, friends, and family. This two day event will bring the best BBQ teams in the world and the hungriest BBQ fans together for a weekend of grilling glory!  BBQ Competition, Live Music, Craft Beer, Rides/Games, Shopping, etc.


2014 TENNESSEE: June, July & August
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Event

waiting for new dates

June 7, 2014  National MooFest Dairy Festival - Athens, Tennessee
No MooFest in 2015.

June 21, 2014  Annual Lynnville Blackberry Festival
Lynnville, Tennessee
Street dance, vendors, games, and food including "the world's best blackberry pie"!

July 11, 2014  Oak Grove 65th Annual Fish Fry - Oak Grove, Tennessee
Fried catfish or barbecue chicken, french fries, white beans, coleslaw, hushpuppies, cake, lemonade or tea.  Oak Grove Methodist Church.

July 11-12, 2014  30th Annual Tomato Festival - Ripley, Tennessee
Lauderdale County Tomato Festival.  Includes Carnival Rides, Petting Zoo, Games, Baby Crawling Contest, Food, General and Craft vendors, Live Music, Tomato Contest, Tomato Tasting, 5-K Run, Pageant and Tomato Farmer of the Year.

July 25-26, 2014  11th Annual Foothills Country Fair
July 25-26, 2014  Backyard BBQ Bash
Cleveland, Tennessee
the Foothills Country Fair Board of Directors met and unanimously voted to dissolve the Foothills Country Fair and KCBS BBQ Bash.


2013 TENNESSEE: June, July & August
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events

waiting for new dates

June 21-22, 2013  Queen City Barbeque Cookoff - Clarksville, Tennessee
All proceeds of this Kansas City BBQ Society event benefit the Wounded Warrior Project whose mission it is "To raise awareness and enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members." We will be asking each team to host a wounded warrior as an honorary team member for the weekend. 


2011 TENNESSEE: June, July & August
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Event

waiting for new dates

June 19, 2011  Real Men Cook - Memphis, Tennessee
Real Men Cook promotes male involvement, education, outreach and advocacy on food resources, healthy eating, healthcare and public policies on these issues. Takes place each year on Father's Day in cities across the U.S. A national movement-get involved!


2010 TENNESSEE: June, July & August
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

events still waiting for new dates

June 12-13, 2010  16th Annual Battleground Chili Cook-off
Parkers Crossroads, Tennessee


2009 TENNESSEE: June, July & August
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events

events still waiting for new dates

June 14-15, 2009  5th Annual Tennessee Heritage BBQ Festival
Smyrna, Tennessee
This event is a Kansas City BBQ Society  network sanctioned activity, which will bring competitive BBQ cooking teams from all across the United States to Smyrna, Tennessee




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