June 2017 Events in Tennessee

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June Events

Memphis Italian Festival – June 1-3, Memphis
A community celebration that demonstrates the values of family, faith and fellowship in the Italian-American tradition with music, food, events, games, arts and crafts and more. CONTACT: (901) 767-6949, memphisitalianfestival.com

Weave In – June 2-3, Camden
An educational basket-weaving event hosted by the West TN Basket Build at Briarwood School. CONTACT: (731) 584-8395, bentoncountycamden.com

Kiwanis Kids Day – June 3, Greeneville
A free community event with inflatables, various vendors, games, entertainment and more. CONTACT: (559) 930-8930

Folk Medicine Festival – June 3, Red Boiling Spring
Celebrate the restorative power of nature with healing practitioners and folk art. CONTACT: (615) 666-5885, maconcountychamber.org

Coke Ovens Bluegrass Festival – June 3-4, Dunlap
Celebrate the traditional bluegrass music of the Sequatchie Valley region. Guests can explore the 88-acre Dunlap Coke Ovens Park and Museum, which preserves the remains of 268 beehive coke ovens that were part of a former coal mining operation dating back to the early 1900s. CONTACT: (423) 949-2156, cokeovens.com

Blue Plum Festival – June 3-4, Johnson City
An outdoor music and arts festival featuring children’s entertainment, music and more. CONTACT: (423) 797-6449, blueplum.org

Lenoir City Arts & Crafts Festival – June 3-4, Lenoir City
Located on the banks of Fort Loudon Lake, this festival features more than 200 vendors offering ceramics, glassware, metal work, baskets and jewelry. CONTACT: (865) 986-3880 lenoircityartsandcraftsfestival.com

Riverbend Festival – June8-11, Chattanooga
Enjoy multiple stages of diverse music, fireworks, 5K and 10K runs, and a children’s village. CONTACT: (423) 756-2211, riverbendfestival.com

Bonnaroo Music Festival – June 8-11, Manchester
More than 10 stages welcome the best performers in rock ‘n’ roll, jazz, Americana, hip-hop, electronica and more. CONTACT: bonnaroo.com

CMA Music Festival – June 8-11, Nashville
“Country Music’s Biggest Party” brings country fans and artists together for four days and nights of live music. CONTACT: cmafest.com

Main Street Live! Concerts on the Plaza – June 9 – July 28, McMinnville
Enjoy live music, local food vendors and more every Friday night. CONTACT: (931) 506-5335, mainstreetmcminnville.org

Defeated Creek Bluegrass Festival – June 9-10, Carthage
An annual fundraiser festival for the Defeated Creek Fire Department that features music, food and fun at the Defeated Creek Marina. CONTACT: visitsmithcountytn.com

51st Annual Covered Bridge Celebration – June 9-10, Elizabethton
All are welcome to join in great music, arts and crafts, food, kid’s attractions and much more. The event is centered around the “Queen of the Doe,” which was recently voted the No. 1 covered bridge in the U.S. CONTACT: (423) 547-3850, elizabethtonchamber.com

Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales – June 9-29, Gatlinburg
The summer session of musicians takes place each night in downtown Gatlinburg. CONTACT: (865) 430-4148, gatlinburg.com

Grits and Glitz Shopping Extravaganza – June 9-10, Granville
The Historic Pioneer Village features a unique barn sale with old time craftsmen of yesteryear as well as unique vendors from across the state. CONTACT: (931) 653-4151

Fruits of the Backyard Field Day – June 13, Spring Hill
Don’t miss this free seminar on fruit and vegetable production at the Middle Tennessee AgResearch & Education Center from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CONTACT: (731) 425-4768, ag.tennessee.edu

Smoky Mountain Quilters of Tennessee 37th Annual Show – June 16-17, Knoxville
Held at the Knoxville Expo Center, the event feature 200-plus quilts, 30-plus vendors, demos, antique quilt bedturning and more. CONTACT: (908) 337-2540, smokymtnquilters.com

Moonshine Rod Run – June 16-17, Newport
Hosted by The Hard Times Street Rod Club, the event features hot rods, food and fun, all enjoyed for free by spectators. CONTACT: hardtimesstreetrodclub.com

Rockabilly Highway Revival – June 16-17, Selmer
An annual festival featuring rockabilly music from old and new artists alike. The music, motorcycles, hot-rods, and food are a perfect way to kick off summer. CONTACT: (731) 645-6360, selmerrockabilly.com

RC Moon Pie Festival – June 17, Bell Buckle
A Southern tradition with music, games, crafts and the cutting of the world’s largest MoonPie. CONTACT: (931) 389-9663, bellbucklechamber.com

Rhododendron Festival – June 17-18, Roan Mountain
A springtime tradition that hails the blooming of the world-famous rhododendron gardens atop Roan Mountain. CONTACT: (800) 250-8620

Summer Lives Here – June 17 – Aug. 6, Pigeon Forge
Dollywood’s summer celebration with extended park hours, fireworks and more throughout the park. CONTACT: dollywood.com

Made in Tennessee Traveling Exhibit – June 20 – Sept. 30, Union City
Discover what brands and products are made right here in Tennessee. From Kingsport to Memphis, manufacturers are making products you may not have known were made here. Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Admission is free. CONTACT: (731) 884-5455, discoveryparkofamerica.com

Tobacco, Beef and More – June 22, Springfield
A free agricultural day for beef cattle and tobacco producers with lunch included at the Highland Rim AgResearch & Education Center. CONTACT: (731) 425-4768, ag.tennessee.edu

Frontier Days – June 22-24, Lynchburg
A fun-filled event with street dances, a carnival, costume contests and more. CONTACT: (931) 759-4111

Oakes Daylily Bloom Festival – June 23-24, Corryton (pictured)
Bask in the glow of beautiful daylilies this summer at Oakes Dayliles in Corryton. With 6 acres of display, visitors can see more than 1,000 varieties of daylilies in bloom. The event offers hayrides throughout the fields of flowers, or guests can roam throughout the gardens themselves. Leashed dogs are welcome at this free family-friendly event, which also features local music, free refreshments and a kid’s tent. CONTACT: (865) 687-3770, oakesdaylilies.com

The Secret City Festival – June 23-25, Oak Ridge
Guests can enjoy inflatables for kids, a petting zoo, zip line, crafts, vendors, giveaways, food, music, historic memorabilia and more. CONTACT: (865) 275-5036, facebook.com/SecretCityFestival

3rd Annual Discovery Park of America Car Show – June 24, Union City
See hundreds of beautiful antique cars on display from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the lot in front of the Discovery Center. Admission is free and awards begin at 1 p.m. CONTACT: (731) 885-5455, discoveryparkofamerica.com

2nd Annual Sunny Day Craft Festival – Jun 24, Lyles
Find contemporary crafts from more than 80 of the nation’s most talented artisans, including a variety of jewelry, pottery, ceramics, photography, paintings and more. The festival is free and includes a wide selection of food vendors and Kid’s Zone. CONTACT: (931) 996-1503

Camden Cruise-In – June 24, July 22, Aug. 6, Camden
Start your engines! The entire family can enjoy this free event to check out interesting and impressive classic cars on display. Starting at 4 p.m., the event takes place on the Court Square, and guests are encouraged to bring their own classic ride if applicable. Live music and concessions are available, as well as fun door prizes. CONTACT: (731) 584-8395, bentoncountycamden.com

Bluegrass Festival – June 30 – July 1, Savannah
The 39th annual Bluegrass Festival features the hometown legend national fiddling champion, Wayne Jerrolds. CONTACT: (731) 925-8181, tourhardincounty.org

Smithville Fiddler’s Jamboree & Crafts Festival – June 30 – July 1, Smithville
The annual festival features various state and national championships, jam sessions and juried craft exhibitors. CONTACT: (615) 597-8500, smithvillejamboree.com

Jonesborough Days – June 30 – July 2, Jonesborough
A patriotic celebration with a low-country shrimp boil, live music, parade, fireworks, kids’ activities and craft vendors. CONTACT: jonesborough.com

Covered Bridge Celebration – June 30 – July 2, Elizabethton
A free event that includes four days of live music, artisan crafts and food in the Covered Bridge Park. CONTACT: (423) 547-3859, elizabethtonchamber.com

 

 

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