LOTS to do this weekend. Festivals, festivals, and more festivals. Plus, plenty of concerts to see. Just take a look below for a list of weekend happenings, how to find Nashville’s food trucks, and upcoming concerts. Then, check out what will occur the following week.
(Events arranged in alphabetical order.)
6th Annual Walk Off Crime
John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge is host to the 6th Annual Walk Off Crime benefiting You Have the Power on September 26. Find more information and purchase tickets.
Adult Swim Drive-In
Marathon Village is hosting Adult Swim Drive-In, September 26, featuring some fan favorites plus things you have never seen. adultswim.com
American Idol Season XV Auditions
You can audition for American Idol, September 26, at Opry Mills Mall. Discover more.
Chinese Moon Festival
The Chinese Moon Festival takes place, September 27, at Lucky Bamboo China Bistro. Patrons to the event will enjoy dim sum dishes and games. Get tickets and more information.
This weekend is the last chance to see Dirty Dancing come to life at TPAC. The last show will be on September 27. tpac.org
The Great Amazing Race
The national skills competition, The Great Amazing Race, comes to Nashville, September 26, at Sevier Park. greatamazingrace1.info.
Megalodon: Largest Shark That Ever Lived
The Adventure Science Center’s exhibit Megalodon: Largest Shark That Ever Lived opens September 26th and last until January 31st. The exhibit will explore the fascinating story of this ancient creature through interactive displays. And they will have a Lunar Eclipse Day, on September 27, offering the perfect place to see eclipse in Music City. visitmusiccity.com/adventuresciencecenter
Music City SUP Fun Fest
The Nashville Paddle Co. is finishing their season with a FREE party, and you’re invited. They will have music, food, and so much for everyone to enjoy. It all happens, September 26, at Percy Priest Lake. meetup.com
Nashville Flea Market: Fall Fest
The Nashville Flea Market will be open September 25th through the 27th at The Fairgrounds Nashville. This weekend’s theme is Fall Fest. thefairgrounds.com
Nashville Neighborhood Celebration
This year’s Nashville Neighborhoods Celebration takes place at Cleveland Park on September 26. Attendees to the event may experience a chili cook-off, games, live music, and more. nashvilleneighborhoodscelebration.com
Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival
The Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival features big time acts Willie Nelson, Wilco, Cage the Elephant, Steven Tyler, and more happening September 25th through the 26th in Franklin, TN. pilgrimagefestival.com
St. Jude Walk/Run To End Childhood Cancer
On September 26, the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer occurs at Edwin Warner Park. fundraising.stjude.org
Tennessee Craft Fair
Hundreds of Tennessee Craft artists will showcase their handmade goods in Centennial Park from September 25th until the 27th during the Tennessee Craft Fair. visitmusiccity.com/tncraft
Tennessee Titans Home Opening (Regular Season)
This Sunday is the Tennessee Titans home opener during the regular season. Go cheer them on as they go against the Indianapolis Colts. visitmusiccity.com/titans
Wizard World Comic Con Nashville
Wizard World Comic Con Nashville will occur September 25th through the 27th at the Music City Center. This year features special guests Danny Trejo, Roman Reigns, Eva Marie, Jewel Staite, and much much more. To see hours, the full list of special guests, and admission information follow: visitmusiccity.com/comiccon.
Music City’s food trucks offer an eclectic mix of diverse cuisine to satisfy everyone’s culinary tastes, with many trucks featuring fresh local foods. AND Visit Music City has made a great page that list some of the best Nashville food trucks with ways to find them. Check it out: visitmusiccity.com/foodtrucks.
Frankie Vallie & The Four Seasons @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – September 24-26
The Neighborhood @ Ryman Auditorium – September 25
Twin Shadow: Night Rally Tour @ Exit/In – September 25
Mandy Cook and Larissia Murhphy @ The Basement – September 25
Webb Wilder @ The Basement East – September 25
Amanda Broadway Band with Alicia Michilli, Nicole Boggs, and AJ & the Jiggawatts @ The Basement East – September 25
Arlo Guthrie @ City Winery Nashville – September 25-27
Taylor Swift @ Bridgestone Arena – September 25-26
The O’Jays @ Ryman Auditorium – September 26
Lydia @ Exit/In – September 26
Morning Kripalu Yoga @ The Basement East – September 26
Ned Van Go @ The Basement – September 26
Red Wine Hangover with Omega Swan and George Shingleton @ The Basement – September 26
Jordan DePaul’s Neighborhood Watch @ The Basement East – September 26
Vivaldi’s Four Seasons @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center – September 27
Sweet Tea Dance @ The Basement East – September 27
Kraftwerk, 3-D Concert @ Ryman Auditorium – September 27
TIGERPANTHER, Davie & The Untamed, Dr. Junglecat, David Pollack, Maggie Denning @ The Basement – September 27
Janet Jackson @ Ascend Amphitheater – September 27
What a list, right? So much to do and so little time. Hope you have a wonderful weekend no matter what you do. Follow along with us next week as we talk about Fall Fest @ The Hermitage, Sunset Safari, and more.