Music City Food + Wine Festival

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The fifth annual Music City Food + Wine Festival is September 15-17, 2017, in Nashville at Bicentennial Park. The event features a weekend-long experience full of demonstrations, panels, sipping on fine drinks, and tasting amazing food. The festival not only features top chefs and restaurants, but also includes Harvest Night, which is an unforgettable evening of live music. New to the ticket line-up in 2017 is the Friday Night Grand Taste and Sunday Gospel Brunch.

Music City Food + Wine Events:

  • Grand Taste Pavilion – Friday, September 15th – 6:00pm to 10:00pm – Bicentennial Park
    Chefs at Grand Taste Pavilion: Jessica Benefield & Trey Burnette, Carey Bringle, Chris Carter & James Peisker, Brandon Chavannes, Trey Cioccia, RJ Cooper, Crystal De Luna-Bogan, Nathan Duensing, Matt Farley, Jay Flatley, Brandon Frohne, Tony Galzin, Sarah Gavigan, Daniel Herget, Nick Hertel, Hal M. Holden Bache, Jess Lambert, Brian Lea, Daniel Lindley, Andrew Little, Margot McCormack, Deb Paquette, Kyle Patterson, Nick Pellegrino, Giovanni Pianto, Andrew Rodriguez , Jesse Rossbach, Tyler Saracino, Nina Sayasack, David Tieman, and Jason Zygmont.
  • Grand Taste Pavilion – Saturday, September 16th – 11:00am to 4:00pm – Bicentennial Park
    Chefs at Grand Taste Pavilion: Jessica Benefield & Trey Burnette, Carey Bringle, Chris Carter & James Peisker, Brandon Chavannes, Trey Cioccia, RJ Cooper, Crystal De Luna-Bogan, Nathan Duensing, Matt Farley, Jay Flatley, Brandon Frohne, Tony Galzin, Sarah Gavigan, Daniel Herget, Nick Hertel, Hal M. Holden Bache, Jess Lambert, Brian Lea, Daniel Lindley, Andrew Little, Margot McCormack, Deb Paquette, Kyle Patterson, Nick Pellegrino, Giovanni Pianto, Andrew Rodriguez , Jesse Rossbach, Tyler Saracino, Nina Sayasack, David Tieman, and Jason Zygmont.
  • Pappy Hour – Saturday, September 16th – during Grand Taste Pavilion
  • Harvest Night –  Saturday, September 16th – 7:00pm to 9:30pm – Walk of Fame Park
    Chefs at Harvest Night: Hugh Acheson, Jimmy Bannos, Jimmy Bannos Jr., John Besh, Matt Bolus, Sean Brock, Maneet Chauhan, Drew Curren, Cassidee Dabney, Susan Feniger, Joseph Lenn, Tim Love, Marcus Samuelsson, Alon Shaya, Jonathan Waxman, Tandy Wilson, and Andrew Zimmern.
  • Gospel Brunch –  Sunday, September 17th – Bicentennial Park
    Chefs at Gospel Brunch: Tim Love, Joshua Simpson, Levon Wallace, Karl Worley and many more TBA.

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This event is foodie heaven! September can’t get here soon enough. Enjoy the photos below from past Music City Food + Wine Festivals.


Saturday Festival

The festival on Saturday is full of fantastic demos and panels, amazing local food, drinks galore, and some great music keeping an upbeat vibe going throughout the day.


Saturday – Harvest Night

Harvest Night takes place on Saturday night from 7pm to 9:30pm at Walk of Fame Park. It’s a great night filled with amazing dishes by world-renowned chefs and awesome live music.

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Sunday Festival

The Sunday Gospel Brunch might be the best event of the weekend. The gospel music makes the start to the day extremely special. There was, of course, more eating and drinking to do on Sunday and the food samples were extra delicious. The DIY Bloody Mary bars will impress you.

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