Local Area Events Near Nashville KOA Resort
Tennessee Craft Fair
Come and experience some Nashvillian tradition at the Annual Tennessee Craft Fair! On the Centennial Park lawn we celebrate and support American handmade crafts and items. These one of a kind items are finely crafted by award-winning artists. All sorts of unique items can be found, and you can meet the creator! You can learn how they craft their items out of wood, clay, metal or glass, and what inspires them. In addition to the adult activities, there are fun hands-on crafts for kids in the Kid's Tent. If you want to see all the opportunities for being crafty and selling your work, make sure to visit the craft fair!
Annual Strawberry Festival
American Artisan Festival
The Centennial Park in Nashville is home to many festivals and events. One of the most anticipated is the American Artisan Festival! They offer the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful creations of many artists. They also have an all-day music venue as well as activities for kids. The Artisan Festival is hosted at the Centennial Park because of the Parthenon. This historic replica earned Nashville the title, "Athens of the South." The American Artisan Festival has built its history and legacy in this park for more than 40 years. They are synonymous.
Ally 400 NASCAR Cup Series Race
On June 20th, NASCAR is coming back to Nashville! The Ally 400 NASCAR Cup Series Race will be on June 20th and hosted by the Fairgrounds Speedway. This racing track is the oldest continually operating track in the United States. The track held NASCAR Grand National/Winston Cup races from 1958 to 1984.
The Iroquois Steeplechase
Are you ready for the Iroquois Steeplechase? It has been Nashville's rite of spring since 1941. The race is named after Pierre Lorillard's beloved "Iroquois," the first American-bred horse to win the English Derby. In 1981, the Iroquois Steeplechase was named as one of the primary beneficiaries for the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. They have received more than $10 million from the Volunteer State Horsemen's Foundation (VSHF) proceeds. The Iroquois Steeplechase staff, as well as the VSHF board, are involved with the hospital year-round contributing time, supporting endowments, and continuing the long-standing association of the event and the children.
Let Freedom Ring Fireworks
Ready to see a flaming rainbow in the sky? The Nashville 2021 fireworks show will be one to remember! Headliner Brad Paisley will be downtown during the free Let Freedom Sing Show. The event will be on July 4th in Downtown Nashville. Make sure to book your reservation and celebrate Independence Day with a blast of color!