Fall in love all over again with Tennessee at area fall events and farms
Fall is an amazing time of year in Middle Tennessee. The weather is close to perfect, the scenery is changing into a beautiful display of colors, football is in full swing, and there are events and festivals galore that allow you to experience all that fall has to offer.
There are many places to choose from, but the following is a synopsis of some favorites that are close to the Brentwood, Tenn., area. Bring your friends and family out for the fun!
1974 New Highway 96, Franklin, Tenn.
A Franklin fall tradition, historic Gentry’s Farm opens wide its gates every fall for fun and education. Come enjoy corn and hay mazes, hayrides, tire swings, playgrounds, and then pick your own pumpkin from the patch. There are also great fall displays for family pictures. They are open every weekend in October and Monday mornings.
LUCKY LADD FARMS
4374 Rocky Glade Road, Eagleville, Tenn.
Located between Franklin and Murfreesboro, Lucky Ladd Farms is open almost every day in October so that you can experience their expansive list of activities. With mazes, playgrounds, pony rides, hayrides, a pumpkin patch, a tractor train, interactive educational field trips, and flashlight corn maze adventures, your family can spend the whole day exploring. New this year is a family-friendly Pumpkin Holla’ Lighted Trail that features hundreds of hand-carved glowing pumpkins, music, and more.
WALDEN PUMPKIN FARM
8653 Rocky Fork Road, Smyrna, Tenn.
This family farm is open free to the public every day but Wednesday in October, but you’ll want to pull out your wallets for the yummy concessions, hay and corn mazes, hayride, pumpkin train, 40 ft. slide and more!
5700 Main Street, Spring Hill, Tenn.
This plantation is known for its history and its 10-acre corn maze. Come any weekend in October to make your way through trail mazes, with 15 information stations along the way. You can also join the many brave adventurers who walk the maze by flashlight at night! Other activities include a pumpkin sling, pumpkin painting, hayrides, a play area, and hot chocolate by a bonfire.
FALL FEST @ THE HERMITAGE
4580 Rachel’s Lane, Nashville, Tenn.
OCT. 5-6, Open 10-5
Adults $5 Children 11 and under FREE
This annual event features fun, music, food, art, and history!
CITY FARMHOUSE PRESENTS: A POP-UP BARN SHOW
Idyll by the River Farm, 3160 Del Rio Pike, Franklin, Tenn.
OCT. 11-12, Friday, 10-6; Saturday, 8-4
$8 per day or $12 for a weekend pass
This two-day event features shopping, live music, food trucks, special guests, and seminars and how-to’s for design, decorating, and cooking.
30th ANNUAL PUMPKINFEST
Main Street, Franklin, Tenn.
OCT. 26, Open 10-6
One of Franklin’s most popular events, this street festival takes over historic downtown Franklin with arts and crafts booths, games and inflatables, live music, delicious food, and a costume contest for kids and pets.
For a more extensive list of fall festivals and happenings all over Middle Tennessee, visit: http://www.nowplayingnashville.com/categories/index/8/0