T.S. Elliott famously wrote in a poem that “April is the cruelest month”, but he surely wasn’t writing about Tennessee. Here, April is not only gloriously beautiful. but also lots of fun. Here are some activities you can do to get in on all the happiness.
Tin Pan South…the world’s largest songwriter festival. April 3-7 Find more information at tinpansouth.com
Cherry Blossom Festival. April 14. Check out this day of fun involving Nashville’s 1000 intentionally planted cherry trees and various activities related to Japanese culture. Check it out.
St. Jude Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon. (Full marathon, half marathon, kids race. April 26, April 28-29. During the events, there will be twenty-eight live stages along the route with bands performing in each one. Find out more.
Overton Square Crawfish Festival. April 14 Take a look.
32Annual Africa in April Festival. April 20-April 22. Join the fun.
Easter Sunrise Service at Ober Gatlinburg. April 1. Learn more.
Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage. April 24-28. See what it is all about.
A Toast to Tennessee Wine Festival. April 28. Uncork the Fun!
Brew Skies Beer and Food Festival . April 14. See what’s cooking.
That is just a smattering of events. What is your favorite thing to do in a fine April day in Tennessean?