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June Festivals: Tennessee

Summer is a time for road trips and family fun.  Throughout the summer we will be bringing you the events, happenings and festivals throughout the South that your family may enjoy.         

Photo Courtesy of Memphis Italian Festival

Memphis Italian Festival – Memphis, TN (May 31-Jun 02)
Admission: Thursday: $8 * Friday: $10 * Saturday until 4pm: $10 * Saturday after 4pm: $15
The Memphis Italian Festival is a community celebration, demonstrating the values of family, faith and fellowship in the Italian-American tradition, for the benefit of the children of Holy Rosary Parish School.



Coke Ovens Bluegrass Festival – Dunlap, TN (Jun 01-Jun 02)
Admission: Free
The Festival features local and regional bluegrass bands including Valley Grass, The Coalition Band, The Cumberland Band, and the Cumberland Gap Connection. This will be Bluegrass entertainment at its finest. Come and enjoy the fun, food, and entertainment


Photo courtesy of RTP – Let’s Get Radical 2012


RTP – Let’s Get Radical 2012 – Portland, TN
Jun 01-Jun 02
Admission: Free, but donations are welcome
Christian Music Festival





Blue Plum Festival – Johnson City, TN
Jun 01-Jun3

Admission: Free
The BluePlum Festival is the first weekend in June each year, in Downtown Johnson City.



Photo Courtesy of Sycamore Shoals Native American Festival


Sycamore Shoals 22nd Annual Native American Festival – Elizabeth, TN
Admission: Adult: $4 * Children $1 American Festival 2012.htm
A two-day celebration of our Native American heritage!








Music Tree Festival Of The Arts – Manchester, TN
May 31-Jun 05
Admission: Free
A free music festival which is a prelude to the famous Bonnaroo Music Festival



Photo courtesy of Taste of Country USA


Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival – Manchester, TN
Jun 07-Jun 10
Admission: $209.50 – $1,399.50
This music and arts festival is held on a beautiful 700-acre farm. Bonnaroo brings together some of the best performers in rock and roll, along with dozens of artists in styles such as jazz, Americana, hip-hop, electronica, and more.




Photo Courtesy of TN Parks


Appalachian Heritage Fair – Limestone, TN
Jun 09-Jun 10
Traditional Art and Crafts of our Region and Traditional Regional Music.




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CMA Music Festival – Nashville, TN
Jun 10-Jun 13
Admission: $25 – $125 depending on activity and ticket type
The CMA Music Festival is a four-day music festival centered around country music hosted each June by the Country Music Association in Nashville, Tennessee.






Photo courtesy of Riverbend Festival


Riverbend Festival – Chattanooga, TN
Jun 08-Jun 16
Admission: $36.23 – $167.94 depending on activity and ticket type
Internationally award winning 9-day music festival!







Jefferson St. Jazz & Blues Festival – Nashville, TN
Jun 15-Jun 16
Admission: $5 – $10 depending on activity and ticket type
This event is an one day festival showcasing Nashville’s most talented Jazz & Blues performers with food and clothing vendors.



Photo courtesy of Secret City Festival

Photo courtesy of Secret City Festival


Secret City Festival – Oak Ridge, TN
Jun 15-Jun 16
Admission: Concert $15 is purchased before June 4th * $20 if purchased after June 4th
Join us for this citywide celebration featuring the largest multi-battle WWII re-enactment in the South! Also the Village People, Ricky Skaggs, Manhattan Project site tours, arts & crafts, kids activities, antiques, and more.





Photo Courtesy of RC-Moon Pie Festival


RC-Moon Pie Festival – Bell Buckle, TN
Jun 16
Admission: Free
Music, parade, clogging, games and crafts.






Photo Coutesy of Rose Mont Mansion


Rose Mont Festival – Gallatin, TN
Jun 16
Rose Mont Festival





Nations Of Unity Native American Powwow And Festival – Maryville, TN
Jun 16-Jun 17
Admission: Adults: $5 * Seniors, Students & Kids 6-12: $2 * Military, EMS, FIRE & Police: Free w/ID
Gates open at 10:00 am and closes at 5:30 pm both Saturday and Sunday


Rhododendron Festival – Roan Mountain, TN
Jun 16-Jun 17
Celebrate the blooming of the Catawba Rhododendron Gardens atop the Mountain.


Frontier Days 50th Year Celebration – Lynchburg, TN
Jun 21-Jun 23
Frontier Days Celebrates 50 Years


Edmon’s Family Farm Bluegrass Festival – Pikeville, TN
Jun 22 – Jun24
Admission: Free
The country setting of the June and August festivals at the Edmon’s Family Farm cannot be surpassed. The home-cooked food available at the concession stand has that unmistakable Southern touch, and are one of the nicest features of the festival



Photo Courtesy of Genealogy Jamboree


Genealogy Jamboree – Cumberland Gap, TN
Jun 07 – Jun 09
See the streets come alive with genealogy. Four days of walking in the footsteps of our early pioneer ancestors. Gain an understanding of a fundamental component of our heritage.






Photo courtesy of Mainstreet Cruise-In

Mainstreet Cruise-In – Cleveland, TN
April – October
Old cars, shiny cars and cars of special interest are displayed on the historic streets of Cleveland. Downtown businesses and restaurants keep special hours to accommodate cruisers as well as those admiring the show.

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