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2024 FESTIVALS, EVENTS, & EXPERIENCES

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Butterfly Festival and Release Experience

Tennessee Butterfly Experience - Encounters & Releases

Enjoy the majestic beauty of these delicate creatures in an immersive Butterfly Experience with hundreds butterflies to observe, interact with, and feed! PLUS you can participate in LIVE Butterfly Releases as we introduce monarch and other native butterfly species to the flower fields! This event is a great way to learn more about these incredible backyard insects and spend a day with friends and family.

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Splash Days - Water play fun!

Splash Days

Come make a splash with us during Splash Days — our water-filled days of fun! Let your kids beat the heat as they splash around in our dancing fountain splash pad, get lost in a whirlwind of bubbles with our bubble blast, or zoom down our exciting inflatable water slides. Remember to pack the essentials: kids swim wear, swim diapers, and plenty of towels. And don't worry, we've got a convenient changing station ready for you.

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Pick sunflowers and zinnias at local farm near Nashville, TN

Sunflower and Zinnia Picking

A sunflower field is like a sky with a thousand suns. We've planted over 200,000 sunflowers to bring you a stunning sunflower experience this summer. Bring your camera - spectacular sunflower selfies and snapshots are encouraged. Pick-your-own sunflowers and zinnias will be available. As we monitor the fields we will post bloom updates and exact event dates on our Facebook and Instagram pages. Search #tnsunflowerstatus

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Tennessee Sunflower Festival

Tennessee Sunflower Festival

Celebrate the joy and beauty of summer at the Tennessee Sunflower Festival. Immerse yourself in the cheerful ambiance of our sunflower fields, where the bright blooms promise smiles and picture-perfect moments. Festival highlights include picking your own sunflowers, indulgent festival foods, and capturing memories in our sunflower photo contest. Explore the makers market and kids craft fairs, enjoy live musical performances, and discover over 50 fun-filled activities for kids and adults alike.

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Tennessee Sunflower Festival Live Entertainment

Live Music

We're amping up your Sunflower Festival fun with live acoustic performances from a variety rising Nashville musicians. Framed by the scenic beauty of the Tennessee Sunflower Festival, these personal concerts will craft the ideal ambiance for your summertime escape.

Performance lineup coming soon.

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Pups in the Park Day at Sunflower Festival

Pups in the Park Days - TN SUNFLOWER Festival

Bring the whole family, including your four-legged friend, for an extra special excursion to Lucky Ladd Farms Pups in the Park Day. This day simply offers guests a unique opportunity to visit the Farm with their canine companions. Designated Pups in the Park Day dates are the only times that non-service dogs are allowed in cars or on the grounds of the Farm.

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Tennessee Sunflower Festival Makers Market

Summer Makers Market & Kid's Market | Craft Fair

Shop an eclectic mix of local artists, craftsmen, gourmet food purveyors, and kids' craft booths for one-of-a-kind handcrafted goods and tasty treats. Find the perfect something to commemorate your visit to the Tennessee Sunflower Festival.

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Pups in the Park Day at Sunflower Festival

Pups in the Park Days - Visit the Sunflower Fields

Bring the whole family, including your four-legged friend, for an extra special excursion to Lucky Ladd Farms Pups in the Park Day. This day simply offers guests a unique opportunity to visit the Farm with their canine companions. Designated Pups in the Park Day dates are the only times that non-service dogs are allowed in cars or on the grounds of the Farm.

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Community Appreciation Day

COMMUNITY APPRECIATION DAY

Community Appreciation Day is the Farm's way of saying thank you to our fellow Tennessean's for all your tremendous support throughout the year while also helping out our local food bank. As part of Community Appreciation Day, Lucky Ladd Farms is offering FREE admission to each Tennessee Resident that brings in select nonperishable food items to donate. Eligible items include: jars of peanut butter, canned soup, canned stew, canned vegetables, canned fruit, canned beans, canned fish, canned chicken, pasta, rice, or 12-count pack of Ramen Noodles. Canned items should be 14-ounces or larger. Items must be in date and have at least a 14-day shelf life remaining.

NO ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE THIS DAY - REDEEM AT GATE FOR ENTRY
Kids Construction Fun Fest

Kids Fun Construction & Farm Equipment Festival

Get your hard hats on and gear up for some big time fun with some oversized toys! A special construction site will be ready for exploration. Kids can help operate and maneuver real mini-excavators, digging, moving, and dumping dirt. Climb on and check-out real life equipment from a variety of sponsors ready to show off some of the coolest heavy machinery and tractors around. See bulldozers, backhoes, dump trucks, tractors, along with with lots of other farm and construction equipment. Plus, don't miss out on fun hands-on activities centers and practice skills of trade with hammers, power drivers, plumbing challenges and more. It's a day of building fun!

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Member Appreciation Night

Season Pass "Members-Only" Appreciation Event

Join us on this special evening as the Farm opens for an exclusive Members-Only event. Most standard attractions will be open to enjoy along with with some special activities and treats just for our Season Pass Members!

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Registration Opens July 1
Pumpkin Patch | Nashville, Franklin, Murfreesboro TN

Pumpkin Patch

It's pumpkin picking time! Middle Tennessee's favorite fall family tradition, make your way down to the Lucky Ladd Farms pumpkin patch to pick your perfect pumpkin.

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Corn Maze  | Nashville, Franklin, Murfreesboro TN

Corn Maze

Nashville, Franklin, Murfreesboro and beyond... our mind bending corn maze will keep you guessing! Each year an exciting new twist is added to make this popular fall attraction even more challenging. It's Middle Tennessee's favorite place to get lost!

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Fall Makers Market, Craft Fair, Kid's Market

Fall Makers Market & Kid's Market | Craft Fair

Explore a diverse collection of local artisans, craftsmen, specialty food vendors, and kids' craft booths, offering unique handcrafted treasures and delicious bites. Discover the perfect keepsake to remember your experience with us for the Fall Family Fun Festival.

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Pups in the Park Day at Nashville Fall Festival Pumpkin Farm

Pups in the Park Days at the Pumpkin Patch

Bring the whole family, including your four-legged friend, for an extra special excursion to Lucky Ladd Farms Pups in the Park Day. This day simply offers guests a unique opportunity to visit the Farm with their canine companions. Designated Pups in the Park Day dates are the only times that non-service dogs are allowed in cars or on the grounds of the Farm.

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Fall Family Fun Festival Live Entertainment

Live Music

We're elevating your experience with live acoustical acts by emerging musicians, set against the charming backdrop of the Fall Family Fun Festival. These musical performances will create the perfect atmosphere for your harvest time celebration.

Performance lineup coming soon.

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Scout AG-Venture Days on the Farm.

Fall Scout Day

Middle Tennessee area Boy and Girl Scouts and their families are invited to join us for Scouts Day at the Farm. All Scouting organizations will assist Lucky Ladd Farms in a community service project. Lucky Ladd Farms will ask each Group to bring at least one non-perishable food item per person to Scout Day that will later be delivered to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee.

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Pups in the Park Day at Nashville Fall Festival Pumpkin Farm

Pups in the Park Days at the Pumpkin Patch

Bring the whole family, including your four-legged friend, for an extra special excursion to Lucky Ladd Farms Pups in the Park Day. This day simply offers guests a unique opportunity to visit the Farm with their canine companions. Designated Pups in the Park Day dates are the only times that non-service dogs are allowed in cars or on the grounds of the Farm.

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New walk through Christmas Light attraction at Lucky Ladd Farms

Holly Jolly Festival of Lights

Immerse yourself in the magic of the holiday season at Lucky Ladd Farms dazzling new walk-through Christmas light attraction. This festive experience invites you to stroll through a wonderland of twinkling lights, spectacular displays, and themed areas that bring the spirit of Christmas to life. Perfect for families, friends, and individuals alike, each step reveals a new sight, from shimmering tunnels to animated scenes that capture the joy and wonder of the holidays.

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Just a friendly reminder Lucky Ladd's Farm Park and Petting Zoo are closed for winter. The Gift Barn, Bakery, and Event Pavilion will be open during this event.
Cookies and Cocoa with Santa

Cookies & Cocoa with Santa

Bring the family for a personal visit with Santa and snap a photo to remember the moment. While here, enjoy decorating a cookie, a hot cocoa, shopping, along with many festive sights and sounds of the holiday season.

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Just a friendly reminder Lucky Ladd's Farm Park and Petting Zoo are closed for winter. The Gift Barn, Bakery, and Event Pavilion will be open during this event.
Pup Pictures with Santa

Pup Pics with Santa

Bring your well behaved pup for a digital family photo with Santa Claus. Pups and children will receive a special treat if they are on the "Nice List." Cost is $15 per dog family per photo.

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Just a friendly reminder Lucky Ladd's Farm Park and Petting Zoo are closed for winter. The Gift Barn and Bakery will be open during this event.

PAST HAPPENINGS IN 2024

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Put some spring in your step during our breakfast with the Easter Bunny. This VIP breakfast includes a scrumptious breakfast buffet, Easter Bunny photo ops, a visit with some of the Farm's favorite baby animal ambassadors, craft station and souvenir gift for each child. It's a fun way to start your day before hopping along to the Easter Festival celebrations at Lucky Ladd Farms.

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Easter Egg Hunt Family Celebration

Egg Hunts with the Easter Bunny

It is one of the most Egg-citing events of the year! Join the Easter Bunny, as he gets things hopping around the Farm. This annual family tradition features fun games, activities, crafts, baby farm animals and non-stop egg hunts with prize packs for the kids!

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Tennessee Tulip Festival Hot Air Balloon Rides

Hot air balloon rides

Take flight with Smoky MTN Air Hot Air Ballooning for a tethered lift above the front tulip field to see tulips bursting with color and the beautiful country skies. Weather permitting, lifts are scheduled for Saturday from 2:00-4:00 pm and Sunday 4:00-6:00 pm. Because hot air balloons are very sensitive to wind and temperatures, we are not pre-selling balloon lift tickets; instead, ride tickets may be purchased on-site at admissions when checking in the day of your visit for $35 per person. Balloons will only be on-site wind/weather permitting. We will not know if conditions are favorable for the balloons until the day of.

Ride capacities are limited and available on a first-come basis. Must be at least 8 years old to ride. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult which requires purchase of additional ticket.

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Tennessee Tulip Festival Makers Market

Makers Market

Shop nearly 50 local artisans, craftsman, specialty food vendors, and kid craft exhibitors to find unique handcrafted treats and treasures to take home as a memento or as a special gift during your visit to the Tennessee Tulip Festival.

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Tennessee Tulip Festival Live Entertainment

Live Music

We're turning up the volume on your festival experience with live acoustical acts by five up-and-coming Nashville artists. Set against the festival's picturesque backdrop, these intimate performances will provide the perfect soundtrack to your springtime adventure.

  • Dalton Little -Saturday at 10:30am, Sunday at 3:30pm
  • Abby Siler -Saturday at 11:30am
  • Eric Ripper -Saturday at 12:30pm, Sunday at 1:30pm
  • Sahara Moon -Saturday at 1:30pm, Sunday at 12:30pm
  • Virginia Louise -Saturday at 2:30 pm, Sunday at 3:30pm
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Pups in the Park Day in Tulip Festival

Pups in the Park Days - Tulip Fest

Bring the whole family, including your four-legged friend, for an extra special excursion to Lucky Ladd Farms “Pups in the Park Day.” This day simply offers guests a unique opportunity to visit the Farm with their canine companions. Designated “Pups in the Park Day” dates are the only times that non-service dogs are allowed in cars or on the grounds of the Farm.

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Adult Egg Hunt

Bunny & Brew
NASHVILLE'S Adult Egg Hunt

On the hunt for an out of the box experience with your friends or date night? Get hopping to Lucky Ladd Farms for Nashville's famous Bunny and Brew - Adult Egg Hunt. Over $3,500 in cash and prizes!  Live music,  lawn games, pre hunt lite bites and enjoy unlimited sips from some of our favorite adult beverage vendors.

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Tennessee Tulip Festival

Tennessee Tulip Festival

Happiness is standing in a field of tulips. We've planted over 700,000 tulips to bring you the largest tulip display experience in the southeastern United States this spring. Field opening updates with dates will be posted on our Facebook page when available.

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Tulip Bulb Dig Days

Tulip Bulb Dig Days

As the Tennessee Tulip Festival comes to an end, join us as we glean the fields in preparation for our next crop. You may dig up as many bulbs as you like to plant in your own home flowerbeds next spring.

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Nashville Pick-Your-Own Strawberries

Pickin' & Grinnin'
Strawberry Jam Festival

Sweet southern fun that brings families and small-town communities together to celebrate strawberry farms across Tennessee and the fruits of our labor. Festival highlights include strawberry picking and pre-picked berry flats for purchase, special strawberry themed food and beverages, pie eating contest, shop the makers market, live music and entertainment, homemade strawberry jam contest, along with over 50 fun and exciting attractions for kids and adults alike to enjoy.

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Tennessee Tulip Festival Makers Market

Makers Market

Explore and shop from a variety of local artisans, craftsmen, specialty food vendors, and children's craft exhibitors for unique handcrafted items and delicacies. These make perfect souvenirs and gifts to remember your day at the Pickin' & Grinnin' Strawberry Jam Festival.

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Strawberry Pickin' & Grinnin' Jam Festival Live Entertainment

Live Music

There's a reason we call it the "Pickin' & Grinnin' Strawberry Jam Festival." Join us as we feature a vibrant lineup of live musical performances featuring local and emerging talent to create the ultimate sound landscape and enhance your springtime vibe.

  • Virginia Louise -Saturday at 11:00am, Sunday at 12:30pm
  • Sahara Moon -Saturday at 12:00pm, Sunday at 1:30pm
  • Eric Ripper -Saturday at 1:00pm
  • Rob McCall -Saturday at 2:00pm
  • JoJo Scott -Sunday at 2:30pm
  • Chelsea Fuller and JD Severino -Sunday at 3:30pm
  • Liberty Academy Students -Saturday at 4:00 pm, Sunday at 4:30pm
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Pups in the Park Day at Strawberry Jam Festival

Pups in the Park Days - Strawberry Festival

Bring the whole family, including your four-legged friend, for an extra special excursion to Lucky Ladd Farms Pups in the Park Day. This day simply offers guests a unique opportunity to visit the Farm with their canine companions. Designated Pups in the Park Day dates are the only times that non-service dogs are allowed in cars or on the grounds of the Farm.

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Magical Unicorn Meet and Greet Experience

ENCHANTED FAIRYTALE FESTIVAL

Step into a world of magic and marvel in Nashville, TN! Welcome to the Enchanted Fairytale Festival, a place where dreams come to life amidst mythical giants. Encounter our majestic unicorns, grand dragons, and joyful pixie fairies among other fantastical beings. Each visit promises a unique experience for children with exclusive meet-n-greets with our very own spellbinding live unicorns offered daily.

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Nashville Pick-Your-Own Strawberries

Pick-Your-Own Strawberries

Our u-pick strawberry patch is open once berries are ripe for picking, typically May through June. If you are looking for a fun time on the farm, come out and pick strawberries straight from our state-of-the-art hydroponic growing system. Experience modern farming and see how food is grown in a soil-less system producing nutrient rich sweet berries. Pre-picked strawberries available in our farm market during peak season. Please check our Facebook page for updates and availability during season.

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