Hey, festie bestie. Spring has arrived and so have the festivals that accompany the change in seasons. From flowers, tattoos, beer, and beyond — here are six events to attend.
Full Moon Tattoo and Horror Festival | Friday, April 7-Sunday, April 9 | Times vary | Sonesta Nashville Airport, 600 Marriott Dr. | $30+ | Get tattooed by tattoo artists, meet horror film celebrities, and watch horror films at the Full Moon Cineplex.
Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival | Saturday, April 15 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | Public Square Park | Free | Expect a jam-packed day of Japanese music, dance, martial arts, food, anime merchandise, sumo suit wrestling, and a cosplay contest.
East Nashville Beer Fest | Saturday, April 15 | 12-5 p.m. | East Park, 700 Woodland St. | $25 designated drivers and $65 GA | Tickets gain you access to the festival, a tasting glass, and unlimited samples from a variety of 50 beer vendors — food vendors will also be on-site.
Nashville Comedy Festival | Saturday, April 15-Sunday, April 23 | Locations vary | Prices vary | Headliners include Nate Bargatze, Leanne Morgan, David Spade, and Fortune Feimster along with 20+ other performers.
Tennessee Craft Fair | Friday, May 5-Sunday, May 7 | Times vary | Centennial Park | Free | The 52nd annual event showcases handmade crafts, artisan demonstrations, hands-on kids activities, food vendors, and opportunities to meet the artists.
Nashville Rosé Festival | Saturday, May 20 | 3-7 p.m. | East Park, 700 Woodland St. | $25 designated drivers and $55+ GA | Tickets include entry to the festival, a tasting glass, and samples of all wines, beers, and cocktails — plus, enjoy DJ tracks, live performance art, craft vendors, and food trucks.