For 30 Years the Nashville Scene has been the source for the best of people, places and things in Nashville. To celebrate our anniversary, and kick off the “Best of Nashville” season, join us for the inaugural FEST of Nashville -
a celebration of our coveted Best of Nashville 2018 Winners.
Shop from vendors and enjoy food, drinks, live music and more at this event that will be open to the public, and we can’t wait to see Nashville show up in the masses! Vendors will be a curated list of our winners of the BON 2018 Reader's and Writer's poll.
Get to know the best businesses in Nashville, peruse goods from pop up stores,
indulge in food, drinks, giveaways, games and more!
August 3 - 4PM to 9PM
Capitol View's Festival Street
11th Avenue North and Nelson Merry Street
FREE - All Ages
Fest of Nashville is made possible by our partners and sponsors!
Shop, peruse, explore and grab some grub from our vendors-
all winners of our Best of Nashville 2018 Reader's or Writer's Poll in their category!
Art & Entertainment
Enjoy live performances and entertainment all night long at our
FEST OF NASHVILLE STAGE, presented by:
Q: Where is Fest of Nashville?
A: Capitol View's Festival Street (corner of 11th and Nelson Merry Street. 500 11th Ave North)
Q: Can I bring a chair or blanket?
A: Yes, but please sit only in the area designated for chairs by the stage.
Q: Can I bring my kids?
A: Yes, Fest of Nashville is a family-friendly event! Stay tuned for fun announcements about kids activities and more. We hope to see the whole family out!
Q: Can I bring my dog?
A: Yes! Pets are welcome, but they must be on a leash at all times. Be considerate and pick up any doggie leftovers. Dog cages and/or pens are not allowed.
Q: Is there an entry fee?
A: Nope, it's a free event! Come ready to shop and grab food & drink from our vendors.
Q: Will food be available?
A: We will have food for purchase from the Best Businesses in town and bars on-site. Be sure to bring cash as not all vendors will be able to accept credit/debit cards.
Q: Can I bring alcohol?
A: No. Outside alcohol is not allowed. We’ll have drinks on sale from our awesome sponsors and partners! Grab a drink and stick around for the shows and live music.
Q: It's raining! What now?
A: Follow us on Facebook or Instagram at @NashvilleScene for the most up-to-date info with any inclement weather, but this event is rain or shine.
Free Parking is available in the Capitol View garage off 11th Avenue North, use the address
500 11th Avenue North for directions. Capitol View also provides 2-hour free street parking!
Drive safe, rideshare or carpooling is encouraged!
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