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FESTIVALS AND EVENTS IN LAWRENCE COUNTY

 

CAVALCADE OF CARS
The Lawrence County Classics Car Club, along with the Chamber, host this annual event for local car enthusiasts. The annual event features a number of antique cars that parade on U.S. Highway 43 the entire length of the County showing off well kept cars dating back in time.


 
CHRISTMAS IN THE COUNTRY

Annual Christmas Event that includes antiques, arts & crafts, food, toys, gifts, and much more. Event is held Friday, Saturday and Sunday before Thanksgiving.

 

CHRISTMAS POPS

This is the annual Christmas musical performance by the Lawrence County Oratorical Society, local choirs and professional artists. The event is held on the first Monday evening in December at the Historic Crockett Theater.

 

HISTORIC CROCKETT THEATER

Periodic concerts and performances that range from country music and gospel artists, to the Nashville Symphony Orchestra.

 

CROSSROADS OF DIXIE ANTIQUE TRACTOR & ENGINE SHOW

The Annuual Crossroads of Dixie Antique Tractor & Engine Show is held at the Rotary Park in Lawrenceburg. People from all over the country travel here in August for the show. Hundreds of antique tractors, engines and farm equipment are on display along with music, food and other entertainment.

 

DAVID CROCKETT DAYS

Lawrenceburg was the home of David Crockett. To honor this American icon, the county hosts this annual event at the David Crockett State Park. The event takes you back to the 18th centruy. This is a fun event that requires its participants to dress and act as our forefathers did. Several programs, events and entertainment are held throughout the 3-day festival in August.

 

LAWRENCEBURG HERITAGE FESTIVAL

The Lawrenceburg Heritage Festival is held on the last weekend in May in historic downtown Lawrenceburg. The annual event includes music, food, dancing and arts and crafts for all ages.

 

JAMES D VAUGHAN FESTIVAL

This annual event is held in July at the Historic Crockett Theater. Gospel music fans enjoy four fabulous nights of quartet singing featuring the best groups the industry has to offer.

 

FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION

Annual fireworks show sponsored by the City of Lawrenceburg and Lawrence County Government is held at the LCHS Hendrix-Staggs Stadium located at 1500 Springer Road.

 

MIDDLE TENNESSEE DISTRICT FAIR

Lawrenceburg is the host of the annual Middle Tennessee District Fair. The award winning fair includes demolition derbies, motorcycle races, tractor pulls, music, food and many other exciting events.

 
 
 

OKTOBERFEST

Annual 12-day event held in Loretto, TN to celebrate its distinct German heritage. Highlights include mass, German Dinner, great music, an art show and auction, a family fun day with rides, 5K run and a weenie dog race. Other events includes the Highway 101 48-mile long yard sale, the Miss Oktoberfest Pageant and Burgermeister of the Year.

 

SUMMERTOWN BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL

A semi-annual Bluegrass Music Festival held in Summertown, TN in the spring and fall. The event hosts a number of bluegrass performers along with food and other entertainment.

 

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CHRISTMAS PARADE

The annual event is held on the first Saturday evening in December beginning wth the City of Lawrenceburg's Tree Lighting Ceremony to kick-off the parade at 5pm. Over ninety entries including floats, bands, antique cars, tractors, youth groups and of course, Santa, make the parade one of the largest in southern middle Tennessee.