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Nashville Annual September Event Guide

An Annual Event Guide to September Events in Nashville


A list of Annual September Events in Nashville that includes some of the Best & Most Well-liked Annual Events that take place in and around Nashville in the month of September.

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Nashville Event Calendar - September

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Nashville has a never ending supply of world class entertainment that's sure to please anyone and an absolute ton of Things to Do and See in Nashville and Middle Tennessee.
Browse through our Nashville Event Calendar to find out what's currently happening in and around Nashville this month.

Middle Tennessee County Fairs

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Middle Tennessee County Fairs are annual events and most all normally kick off at the beginning of August and run through Mid-September every year.

Labor Day Fun: The Summer's Last Hurrah

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Labor Day unofficially marks the end of the summer and is usually celebrated with family and friends. It's the summer's last hurrah as well as being the last 3-day weekend of the summer.

African American Street Festival

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The Annual African American Street festival is generally held the 3rd week of September on the campus of Tennessee State University. Sponsored by the African American Cultural Alliance (AACA), this phenomenal festival has grown now attracts more than 100,000 people interested in African and African American culture.

Art After Hours

Art After Hours, Nashville's first monthly citywide art crawl offers a chance for art lovers to enjoy art after work at some of Nashville's best art galleries. This fun fun event takes place on the first Thursday of each month, and "It's Free!"

Australian Festival

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Australian Festival is held annually the second weekend of September in Elmington Park.This is the largest Australian festival in North America, offering women's rugby, cricket and football matches, a variety of Australian goods and food, live music,and even a small petting area with native Australian animals. Admission is Free to the Festival.

Belle Meade Plantation Fall Fest

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The Annual Belle Meade Plantation Fall Fest is a two-day family event held on the grounds of the historic site. This festival, normally held the third weekend of September includes musical performances, fine antiques, noted crafters, jewelers, food vendors and children’s games and entertainment.

Brad Paisley Celebrity Invitational Fishing Tournament

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The Brad Paisley Celebrity Invitational Fishing Tournament takes place Mid-September at the Elm Hill Marina.

Brain Matters

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Brain Matters is an interactive exhibit that has in depth information about the brain, how it works and information about diseases and disorders. This exhibit consists of three stations that allow you to spend as much time as you like delving into the mystery of the human brain. Located in 100 Oaks Mall (upstairs), this free Vanderbilt exhibit is open during regular mall hours.

Buds-n-Suds Music Festival

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The Annual Buds-n-Suds Music Festival usually take place in September and supports the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Tennessee Chapter. The outdoor festival normally features plenty of live music, drinks, and food.

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