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.
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)
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
Blue Plum Festival – Johnson City, TN
The BluePlum Festival is the first weekend in June each year, in Downtown Johnson City.
Sycamore Shoals 22nd Annual Native American Festival – Elizabeth, TN
Admission: Adult: $4 * Children $1
www.sycamoreshoalstn.org/Native American Festival 2012.htm
A two-day celebration of our Native American heritage!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Edmon’s Family Farm Bluegrass Festival – Pikeville, TN
Jun 22 – Jun24
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
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.
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.