2016 Tennessee Festivals & Events!!!!!

For events which reoccur throughout the year, please scroll down the page.

2016 Train Excursions to DelMonaco Winery from Nashville
January 30, 2016
February 20, 2016
April 2, 2016
June 25, 2016
July 16, 2016
August 6, 2016
November 5, 2016
November 12, 2016

Book your reservations now at  because these trips usually sell out quickly! It's a 168-mile round-trip trip from Nashville to DelMonaco Winery. We will provide a full wine tasting en route to DelMonaco. We will have food vendors, local artists, and plenty of activities for you to enjoy once you reach the Winery!


Art Extravaganza in the Gap
Saturday, May 21, 2016, from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Festival Park, 521 Colwyn Ave, Cumberland Gap, TN 37724, Phone: (865) 803-0283
Cost: Limited space available, be sure to purchase tickets in advance! $25.00 per person. Purchase tickets at:  Visit Event Website:   Save The Date: May 21, 2016 for The Art Extravaganza...which will take place in the Festival Park, next door to The C.G. Artists Co-op at 521 Colwyn Ave. in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. You may purchase tickets at:  and our phone number is 423-869-5935. This elegant evening of art, music, food, & wine tasting will be a fund raiser for The Harrogate Book Station's Children's Program, and for the programs of C.G. Artists Co-op. Five wineries from the Great Valley of East Tennessee will showcase their wines with free tastings and sales along with educational events on paring your favorite wine with different foods. Wines will include Concordance Gold Medal wines from The Winery Seven Springs Farm, Watauga Lake Winery and Goodwater Winery.  Wayne and Linda Gay from Watauga Lake winery will be there with their Cracker’s Neck Red, the William O. Beach Award wine from the recent Wines of the South competition.  Enjoy the best Tennessee wines available and support a great cause.  See you at the Gap on 21 May.  


A Taste of Tennessee Wines, Lavender Festival
June 18, 2016
Historic Jackson Square in Oak Ridge June 18th     A Taste of Tennessee Wines will be held under the big tent, rain or shine, and will feature the Tennessee wineries of Great Valley Wine Trail, and their award-winning wines. Tickets are available at the gate for those who are 21, with a valid ID.    A portion of proceeds will benefit the Free Medical Clinic of Oak Ridge.   Great Valley Wine Trail opened in September 2015, and is already making news in Tennessee winemaking. The wine trail wineries won more gold and concordance gold medals than any other Tennessee wine trail in the Wines of the South Wine Competition at the University of Tennessee in October 2015.    At “A Taste of Tennessee Wines,” you’ll get to meet these talented winemakers and learn all about pairing food with Tennessee wine. Come enjoy a Taste of Tennessee! 


Toast of Jackson Wine Festival
July 23, 2016
Jackson Fairgrounds


Kingsport Wine Festival
August 6, 2016  
Downtown Kingsport

The events in this section reoccur throughout the year.


Events at Delta Blues Winery
Re-Wine Live music at the winery every Friday night.   Bring lawn chairs, blanket and/or a picnic to enjoy listening to a new group each week.  7:00 - 10:00 FREE. (No outside alcoholic beverages allowed.)

Wine, Women and.......  Our ladies night out series on the third Tuesday of every month explores topics such as Jewelry, food, art, decorating and beauty with noted local experts. Don't forget the wine. 6:00 - 8:00 FREE.

Delta Blues Winery


Events at Pickers Creek Winery
We have "MUSIC ON THE PORCH" every Saturday night April through October.  We also have 'MUSIC ON THE PORCH" on some nights during the cold months (November 1 through March 31) now that we have enclosed and heated our porch.  However, it is sporadic and you should check the website and/or sign up to receive our e-mails so you will know which nights and the times.  On one Saturday night per month that is closest to the full moon (April 1 through October 31) we have our "FULL MOON PICKIN."  To be sure which Saturday night is closest to the full moon, again, check our website.   All ages and levels of musicians that play an "unplugged" string instrument are welcome to come and "pick" with all the musicians.  All others are welcome to come and "grin" and enjoy the wine and music.   We also have other events posted on our website: 


Grape Jam Music Series at Beans Creek Winery
Saturdays, May-October
See the full schedule here:
In addition to the Music series, Beans Creak Winery has many other kinds of events listed on the above page. 


Century Farm Winery -- Music in the Vineyard
Many Saturday Evenings from April to October.
Please click here for schedule:


Arrington Vineyards -- Music in the Vines
Beginning in the Spring of each year.
Music in the Vines is FREE and all artists will be performing non-vocal jazz music. Picnics are welcome. Blankets and chairs are encouraged. Music in the Vines is rain or shine. Please remember to dress appropriately for the day's weather.
Please click here for schedule: 


Beachaven Winery -- Jazz on the Lawn
Beginning in May of each year
Please click here for schedule:!events/c24vq 


Movie Nights at Grinders Switch Winery
Beginning in May
 We will be showing a great classic movie on the 1st Saturday night of each month. You’ll be able to see such iconic favorites as North by Northwest (starring Cary Grant), The Maltese Falcon ( starring Humphrey Bogart), and many more the way they were meant to be seen; on the silver screen!  Please click here for schedule:  


Blues & Wine at Grinders Switch Winery
Starting in May
All shows are free and start at 6pm and end at 9pm. No reservations or tickets are needed. Feel free to pack a picnic and some lawn chairs.  Please click here for concert schedule: 


Jam in the Vineyard Summer Music Series
April through October
Nolichucky Vineyard and the Grape Barn at Nolichucky Vineyard is continuing its Jam In The Vineyard Summer Music Series with WEEK'END WINEDOWNS, live Music every Friday Evening, April thru October 6pm to 10 pm .. $ 5.00 includes NV Wine Glass to take home. Light snacks and LIVE Music.  


Events at Natchez Hills
Natchez Hills has a variety of events which occur throughout the year.  Many of these events include top-rated musicians.!tickets/c1iwo


Events at Sumner Crest Winery
Sumner Crest Winery in Portland has various events throughout the year.  Check out their schedule here: