Here in East Tennessee, there are events worth celebrating all year long. That’s why our area-wide calendar is full of annual festivals, fairs and dozens of special and seasonal events. Celebrate our musical and cultural heritage, the changing of the seasons and the beauty of the great outdoors. Best of all, many of the festivals and events in Tennessee are filled with old-fashioned entertainment that’s fun for the whole family. Use the calendar search below to find unforgettable East Tennessee events for your vacation or getaway.
Tennessee Pirate Fest550 Fiske Road, Harriman, TN 37748
Ahoy, Mates! Join us for the 4th Annual Tennessee Pirate Festival. go back in time to the “Age of Piracy.” This outdoor daytime interactive entertainment-oriented festival will be held the weekends of Oct 11-12 and October 19-20.
“This year our characters are loosely based on the movies Pirates of the Caribbean and Captain Blood. Come meet the Governor of Port Royale and his daughter, British red coats, townspeople, and lots of pirates! Come in costume with a sense of adventure. This is an all senses event- food, art, dance, and music.
Rotating on several stages will be numerous professional acts: Caribbean and Celtic music by Tom Mason and the Blue Buccaneers, Thunder and Spice, The CrossJacks, PanEZ Steelband, Black Mash Hollow, and Timothy Russell.
The Tennessee Pirate Fest will be open rain or shine on October 12-13, 19-20, from 11am-6pm ET.