Pilgrimage Festival and More Things to do in Nashville

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It’s the last full week of September, and we’re so ready for all of the Fall Festivities that October has to offer! Trying to find the best events to end the month? You’ve come to the right place! From Disney on Ice, to A Block Party on Main Street, we having something for all ages! 

Keep reading to start putting things down in your calendar. 

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Events in Nashville This Weekend

Are you ready to experience the Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival in Franklin? Pilgrimage Festival will include 6 stages and heralded lineups each year and has expanded to feature tons of local artisans, the best food trucks, restaurants, and makers that entirely makes the experience of a local festival. Downtown Franklin is also just steps away if you want to go enjoy more local restaurants on your way out.

The event is family friendly, so no need for a babysitter. There’s even a Lil’ Pilgrims Area for them to enjoy during the festival. 

PSA: All guests must provide proof of a COVID-19 vaccination, or negative test within 48 hours of the festival. Please see all of the protocols here.

Event Details
🗓 Sept. 25-26 | Doors Open at 10:00am
🎟 Starting at $239
📍 The Park at Harlinsdale

Diskin Cider presents a Block Party on Main Street, and you won’t want to miss this! Entry is free, and there will be live music all day long, axe throwing, photo booths, food trucks, and of course so much Cider to enjoy. Here’s the performance lineup:

1 PM: Multi Ulta
3 PM: Naughty Input
5 PM: Matt Mackey
7 PM: Pretty Ravens
9 PM: Secondhand Sound

PSA: You must provide proof of a vaccination, or wear a mask.

Event Details
🗓 Sept. 25 | 1:00pm-10:00pm
🎟 Free Entry
📍 Diskin Cider

This 2-day annual pop up women’s shopping event is the perfect way to get ready for Fall fashion! Come shop from over 100 Women’s clothing and Accessory vendors, with options for ladies of all shapes and sizes. There will be tons of new styles, and this is perfect for you if you want to be first on all of the seasonal trends. 

There will also be food trucks on site with both indoor and outdoor seating options. You can even grab a hard seltzer, cocktail, or beer as you shop til you drop! 

Event Details
🗓 Sept. 25-26 | 11:00am-4:00pm
🎟 Registration is free
📍 The Marketplace in East Nashville 

📷: @disneyonice

Need some magic in your life, but can’t get to Disney World? Grab your kids, or even your friends, because Disney on Ice is in town at Bridgestone Arena! Of course, you will get to experience incredible ice skating as popular Disney Stories are shared. There are 7 different showcases beginning on Thursday, going through Sunday so go ahead and find the time that works for you and grab a ticket! 

Event Details
🗓 Sept. 23-26 | Various times 
🎟 Starting at $40
📍 Bridgestone Arena

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5. Tennessee Titans Home Game

Now that football season is in full swing, it’s time to grab a ticket, head to Nissan Stadium and cheer on the Tennessee Titans as they take on the Indianapolis Colts. If you love a rowdy football atmosphere, then this is definitely the game for you to attend. Not looking to be in a big crowd right now? Click here for our hand curated list of the Best Bars to Watch the Titans Play this Season.

Event Details
🗓 Sept. 26 | Kick off starts at 12:00pm
🎟 Tickets start at $74
📍 Nissan Stadium


OZ Arts Nashville Presents Award-Winning Choreographer Rennie Harris and His Company Puremovement in "Nuttin’ But a Word"

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Ready for October plans? Go ahead and add the Oz Arts Nashville’s production, “Nuttin” But a Word to your calander for October 14-16! This show has a high mix of hip-hop, street, and contemporary dance choreographed by Rennie Harris and his company based out of Philadelphia. 

Martins Bar-B-Que Comes to Nissan Stadium

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Martins Bar-B-Que Joint has touched down at Nissan Stadium anchoring in the North End Zone, and fans couldn’t be more thrilled! Martins Bar-B-Que Joint will serve fans at Titans home games, other major sporting events, and concerts as well. The culinary lineup features fan favorites including: Smoked Wings, BBQ Nachos, and Martin’s Homemade BBQ Chips with Ranch Dip, and of course the signature pulled pork sandwich. 

The restaurant will even its meat overnight on location because it takes 24-hours to smoke bar-b-que this good. Stop by and grab a bite when you visit Nissan Stadium, and celebrate with Martins as its their 15-year anniversary since opening their doors in Nissan Stadium! 

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Before You Go...

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