November usually means Thanksgiving and the start of the holiday season. In addition to Thanksgiving, November is the time for commemorating veterans and for many great events throughout Nashville. Here’s a look at some of the best events you will find throughout November in Nashville.
Sip TN Wine Festival – November 10th
Held for the second year in a row at the Nashville Farmer’s Market on Rosa Parks Boulevard, the Sip TN Wine Festival will provide plenty of fun. It’s a great chance for local residents and tourists to enjoy plenty of wine samples from all over Tennessee.
The festival will run from 11am to 5pm and will feature over 20 wineries. Every winery will be from the state of Tennessee. The cost is $45 per person, which includes all four seminars and classes, along with gourmet food, live music, and artisan crafts.
Christmas Village – November 9th, 10th and 11th
With more than 250 vendors and about 30,000 shoppers coming out every year, the Christmas Village is one of the best events in Nashville for November. It’s the oldest consumer show in the city and plenty of gift items will be on hand. The cost for admission is $10 at the door or $8 in advance from a SunTrust Bank location or the Vanderbilt Concierge.
The Christmas Village will run from 9am to 9pm on Friday, from 9am to 6pm on Saturday and from 12pm to 6pm on Sunday. It will be held at The Fairgrounds Nashville again this year.
Veteran’s Day Parade – November 12th
Downtown Nashville will hold the annual Veteran’s Day Parade again this year starting at 11am. This parade will cover a large portion of the downtown area and will provide plenty of residents to pay their respects to veterans. It’s best to arrive early to get a spot for the parade or at least set up a chair if you want a good view.
Music Row Turkey Bowl – November 18th
Another huge annual event being held in November is the Music Row Turkey Bowl. This event is held for the music industry and will be the 32nd time it has been held. The event features co-ed football teams playing in a friendly game to help benefit the Nashville Firefighters for Operation Warm. The event starts at 7:15am and will run until 3pm.
Teams wanting to participate will need to pay a $600 fee to play. Onlookers can enjoy the game and complimentary food and beverages. The event will also include a canned food drive with donations going to support the Second Harvest Food Bank.
Handmade Nashville Holiday Market – November 24th
For the third year in a row, the Handmade Nashville Holiday Market will be held. The event will run from 10am to 4pm at Red Caboose Park. Vendors will be selling handmade crafts and many will have authentic goods. There will also be several food trucks on hand for the event.
Several other events will be going on in Nashville for November. These are just a few of the bigger ones.