Nashville’s Italian Lights Festival & 2017 Music City Solar Eclipse Event 2017-09-10T00:42:11-05:00

The #1 Solar Eclipse Event in Nashville 

CIAO NASHVILLE! Celebrate the Sights and Sounds of Italy & the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse at the 8th Annual Italian Lights Festival! ADMISSION IS FREE at our 4-Day Festival & Street Fair, held in downtown’s stunning Bicentennial Mall.

Our grande finale on August 21st features a once-in-a-lifetime experience: an epic Eclipse Viewing Party, the largest Solar Eclipse Event in Nashville!

FRIDAY – MONDAY
AUGUST 18-21, 2017

COUNTDOWN TO NASHVILLE’S BIGGEST ECLIPSE PARTY:

A FREE 4-DAY ITALIAN FESTIVAL

Ciao Nashville! Experience the culture & cuisine of the old country through 4 Days of Italian Food, Wine, Music, and Arts. Featuring live music, free concerts, authentic dining experiences, family activities & kids events… plus 100 Arts, Crafts and Specialty Food Vendors!  A festival of vibrant Italian Traditions plus a touch of Southern charm.

AND THE LARGEST SOLAR ECLIPSE EVENT IN NASHVILLE!

Solar Eclipse Official Viewing Nashville 2017

Selected as an Official NASA Viewing Location, our event has completely unobstructed views of the Total Solar Eclipse and Totality. We’re hosting the #1 Music City Eclipse Party on the lawn of the Bicentennial Mall – the largest Total Eclipse Viewing Event in Nashville! ADMISSION IS FREE

On Monday, August 21, NASA officials will help us count down the stages of the penumbra, joined by live music, interactive art displays and a spectacular Toast to the 2017 Music City Eclipse. An epic experience you don’t want to miss!

With so much to see and do, a great place to start is our 4-Day Festival Overview:

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FESTIVAL OVERVIEW

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NASHVILLE’S #1 ECLIPSE EVENT

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VIP TICKET INFO

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DINNER IN THE AMPHITHEATER!

Perfect beginning to a night of music
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4 DAYS OF MUSIC & FREE CONCERTS

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CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH

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MEATBALL EATING CONTEST

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KIDS ZONE

Fun for the whole family
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WINE TASTINGS

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GRAPE STOMPING

A crowd favorite at the Italian Lights
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ARTS & CRAFTS

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BOCCE BALL

Annual Bocce Ball Tournament & Charity Benefit
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FRIDAY NIGHT

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SATURDAY NIGHT

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THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

PRIMARY SPONSORS

Oktoberfest Beer FestivalNashville Catering by Monells

Special Thanks to our Media Partners

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Nashville Businesses We Recommend & Support

Special thanks to these local businesses and organizations for their support and contributions to the Italian Lights Festival.

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We    Our Local Business Sponsors:
We are grateful for their participation & support for the festival!

Aerial Photos & Video courtesy of CKAerialPhotography.com