The pumpkin-filled Cheekwood Harvest is back running September 18 through Halloween. Tour the grounds filled with seasonal flowers, pumpkins and overall stunning, spacious views. Nashville visitors can also lookout for details surrounding annual fall events at the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere that are to-be-announced.
At the end of October, The Opry, the world’s longest-running radio show, will celebrate a record-breaking milestone with its 5,000th Saturday night broadcast on October 30th. While celebration details are TBA, plan a weekend of fun surrounding the 30th by checking in at the new W Hotel in the Gulch which is set to open in September and dine at James Beard Award-Winning Chef Sean Brock’s new concepts The Continental (downtown) and Joyland (East Nashville), and keep an eye on Audrey also opening this fall in East Nashville.
Taking over 10 city blocks, Oktoberfest Nashville is one of the biggest in the country. Admission is free and the party takes place in the Germantown neighborhood October 7-10. Book ahead and stay in Germantown’s quaint boutique hotel, the Germantown Inn or downtown not far from the action at the luxurious and new Grand Hyatt Nashville or The Joseph, both opened in 2020.