Sat – Sun thru Oct. 27 | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
$20 adults, $13 ages 3 – 17
Explore the pumpkin patch and house, peruse the Scarecrows exhibit, enjoy live music and lawn games, relax in the beer garden, tour the gardens and mansion, and more. On Saturdays, you can also participate in hands-on art-making activities and listen to storytelling for kids. On Sundays, participate in Tai Chi and yoga in the garden, then embark on a behind-the-scenes tour of the gardens and greenhouse.
FALL FOR LASCASSAS
Lascassas Feed Supply, Lascassas
Saturdays thru Oct. 26 | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
This fall festival has a different theme each week, and all Saturdays include inflatables, a pumpkin patch, a kids' maze, crafts, a petting zoo, pumpkin painting and more.
36TH ANNUAL PUMPKINFEST
Saturday, Oct. 26 | 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Middle Tennessee's largest family festival bursts with Halloween-themed fun including costume contests, extreme pumpkin caring demonstrations, arts and crafts, live entertainment and a Kids' Zone filling a city block with inflatables, face painting, games, pony rides and more.
43RD ANNUAL HARVEST DAYS
Cannonsburgh Village, Murfreesboro
Saturday, Oct. 26 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Storytelling, hands-on demonstrations, crafts, hayrides, live music and clogging performances.
FALL FESTIVAL EXCURSION TRAIN
Tennessee Central Railway Museum, Nashville
Saturday, Oct. 26 | 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
$38 – $160
Ride the rails to Baxter where you can enjoy the town's fall craft festival.
FALL HARVEST PARTY
Freedom Reigns Ranch, Thompson's Station
Saturday, Oct. 26 | 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Welcome the harvest season with farm-style games, crafts, s'mores, horse encounters and more. Costumes in a western/ranch theme encouraged.
GREEN HILLS COMMUNITY CHURCH FALL FESTIVAL
Green Hills Community Church, Nashville
Saturday, Oct. 26 | 3 – 5 p.m.
Inflatables, carnival games, a cake walk, food and more.
HAUNTED MUSEUM STORYTELLING FESTIVAL
Tennessee State Museum, Nashville
Saturday, Oct. 26 | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Chilling stories from Tennessee's past along with a costume parade, snacks, games, art activities plus a Nashville Public Library Puppet Truck show.
RUTHERFORD PARENT'S FALL KIDS FEST
The Avenue, Murfreesboro
Saturday, Oct. 26 | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Fall family fun and Halloween hoots join forces during a day of festivities that include local vendor booths doling out treats, lots of inflatables, games, enrichment program demonstrations and more. Two kids' costume contests take place: Ages 6 months – 2 years at 11 a.m., ages 3 – 10 years at 11:30 a.m. Participating kids will be entered into random drawings for prizes.
Life Church, Lebanon
Wednesday, Oct. 30 | 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Giant inflatables, carnival games, hot dogs, nachos, cotton candy, snow cones, popcorn and more (the concessions are free, too). From 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. is for special needs families only, then it opens for everyone at 6:30 p.m.
Featured photo at top: Cheekwood Harvest