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October in Nashville

Fall is finally here and The Erin Krueger Team is here to share with you some of the fun-filled activities taking place around Nashville this October! Whether you’re looking to pick a pumpkin or a pint, we’ve got you covered, so keep reading if you’re interested in the Fall fun Nashville has planned!

Gentry’s Farm

Location: 1974 Highway 96 West Franklin, Tennessee 37064 

Gentry’s Farm is one of Franklin, TN’s local gems and it’s surely a family favorite during the fall season! Gentry’s Farm has been in the family for 165 years. You may be familiar with this spot from their scholastic programs or their summer camps. The Farm’s doors are open to the public for the fall season and they’re known for their family-friendly activities, including a four-acre cornfield maze, farm games, and of course, PUMPKINS! So, if you are searching for weekend family fun during this month, Gentry’s Farm is the place to explore.

Fall Hours (October 2nd – 31st): 

Saturdays: 9am – 5pm 

Sundays: 1pm-5pm 

Mondays: 9am-12pm

Fall Season: October 2nd – October 31st

More Information: http://www.gentryfarm.com

*Images from @Gentrysfarm Instagram 

Nashville Ghost Tours

Nashville will get you in the Halloween spirit with thrilling activities all month long! Nashville offers the Haunted Tavern Tour, Haunted Downtown Nashville Tour, and The Nashville Haunted Hearse Tour! For those 21 and up, you can relish a tour of Nashville’s most spooky local bars and pubs through the Haunted Tavern Tour, admission is $22 (not including your drinks.) If you are looking to get out for a night stroll, endeavor upon the Haunted Downtown Nashville Tour, admission is $20, and you’ll be in for a treat viewing some of our city’s most historic and ghostly landmarks! If walking is not your style, you can ride in a hearse through the streets at the Nashville Haunted Hearse Ride! Admission is $30; this attraction is a 60-minute ride around town offering sights of Nashville’s haunted buildings. If you’re interested in a spooky evening, you can learn more information and tour times at: https://amerighost.com/nashville-ghost-tours/

*Images from https://amerighost.com/nashville-ghost-tours/

Oktoberfest 

Location: 600 James Robertson Pkwy, Nashville, TN 37243


Looking to experience some mouth-watering German food, beer, and culture? Oktoberfest is the place to go! From October 7th-10th, the streets will be filled with a multitude of fun activities, from beer tastings to the 5K Beer Run! Oktoberfest has a little something for everyone, not to mention the world’s largest chicken dance! For more information and tickets, visit https://thenashvilleoktoberfest.com. 

Festival Hours:

Thursday: 5pm – 11pm 

Friday & Saturday: 11am – 11pm 

Sunday: 11am – 6pm 

*Image from @nashvilleoktoberfest Instagram 

Cheekwood Harvest

Location: 1200 Forrest Park Drive   Nashville, Tennessee 37205

Cheekwood is a 55-acre botanical garden. Its natural beauty is highlighted particularly well during the fall season! Upon arrival, you will be greeted by the mesmerizing colorful fall leaves from their oaks, maples, and dogwoods. During the fall, Cheekwood Harvest offers attractions such as pumpkin houses and scarecrows for all ages. The scarecrows are created by the local church, school, and a mixture of other groups! You can get in on the fun by visiting https://cheekwood.org/calendar/cheekwood-harvest/ to learn more about this year’s scarecrow theme! 

Fall Festival Season: September 18th – October 31st

Hours: Tuesday – Sunday: 9am – 5pm

*Images from @cheekword Instagram and https://cheekwood.org

Hallowed Haunts Hidden Bar

Noelle Nashville is gearing up for Spooky Season! The dearly missed Hidden Bar is returning this Fall, and for three days in October, they will be embracing a ‘Hallowed Haunts’ theme. The immersive experience is sure to give you a jump or two – you won’t want to miss this weekend of tricks and treats!

Where: Hidden Bar inside of Noelle – 200 4th Ave N

When: October 31 – November 2 from 7 pm – 1 am

*Images from http://focusonthe615.com/2019/10/24/dont-miss-this-spooky-halloween-pop-up-bar-at-the-hidden-bar-inside-noelle/

https://www.hgtv.com/lifestyle/entertaining/black-magic-halloween-cocktail-recipe

The local fall activities in the Nashville area are plentiful! Whether you are looking for family fun or a day out, Music City has got you covered! Happy fall y’all!