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6 Must-Visit Festivals in and around Spring Hill

Spring Hill, Tennessee, a charming small town, bursts with life and camaraderie during its annual festivals. Brimming with exciting events year-round, Spring Hill and its neighboring cities bring the community together in unique celebrations. From food and music extravaganzas to our cherished mule-centric fete (more on that soon), there's always a memorable experience to be had. Start planning your Spring Hill journey now and add these can't-miss festivals to your itinerary.

Celebrate in Nearby Columbia for Mule Day, April

Columbia, just a stone's throw south of Spring Hill, hosts one of Tennessee’s grandest celebrations, Mule Day. Lasting nearly a week, this festival pays homage to Columbia’s proud title as the "Mule Capital" of the world. Unleash your inner country spirit as you join the wagon train traversing the heart of Tennessee, cheer for your favorite at the mule races, or enjoy a lively log-pulling competition. And, of course, your senses will delight in the tempting food and electrifying live music.

Savor Pickin’ in the Park, Beginning in May

When the warm weather beckons, it's time for Pickin’ in the Park, an exhilarating outdoor music series at Harvey Park. The perfect combination of live music and local gastronomy promises weekly outdoor fun. Bring your lawn chair, pack a cooler, and make the most of Spring Hill’s scenic beauty. The season’s first show in early May is the ideal excuse to bask in nature's splendor. Shows run through September.

Embrace Farm Life at The Homestead Festival, June

Just across the Spring Hill-Columbia border, the Homestead Festival greets summer by showcasing the joys of farming. Over two vibrant days, learn how to raise chickens, milk a cow, manage a garden, tend to bees, and so much more. Hosted at celebrity Rory Feek’s historic farm, the event combines education and entertainment with expert speakers, panelists, and musical guests.

Immerse Yourself in Color at Hill Fest, June

At Fischer park, the City of Spring Hill very first Hill Fest will be held early in June. It promises everyone a way to "paint the sky" with everything from a tethered hot air balloon to kite making to paper airplanes to colorful daytime fireworks. What's not to love about this festival (especially when you add in music and food)? We have a feeling it is going to be the first of many to come.

Experience Spring Hill under one roof

Held indoors each year at the end of June, Experience Spring Hill, The Event is part community event, part vendor expo, and part tourism showcase. A great way to beat the summer heat! Get to know many of the awesome businesses and entities that make up this amazing community and about the area's tourism offerings. Experience Spring Hill, The Event has fun for everyone at every age! With over 100 business vendors inside under one roof, there is always plenty of booths to browse, shop, and meet people. There's also a plethora of free family-friendly activities each year. And who knows who you might meet at the event? Maybe even a "famous" character or two!

Dig in at the Whole Hog Festival, October

Welcome fall with the Whole Hog Festival at Spring Hill’s Oaklawn Mansion. This family-friendly event offers food, entertainment, and a plethora of fun-filled activities. For a modest $5 admission, gain access to over 20 food vendors serving tantalizing pork-based dishes, enjoy live music, peruse arts and crafts stalls, and entertain your little ones in the games-filled kids' zone and petting zoo. The festival also features amusing contests like hog-calling and “guess the weight of the hog.” Dive into the vibrant spirit of Spring Hill and make unforgettable memories.

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