After an incredible 2017 experience (culminating in a total solar eclipse), we are taking a break and year off in 2018. Thank you for your support and patronage these past years, and allowing us to share our for all things Italian!
We also invite you to join us at our sister event this fall in downtown Germantown. For details & more information, please visit TheNashvilleOktoberfest.com
The #1 Italian 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!
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!
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:
Aerial Photos & Video courtesy of CKAerialPhotography.com
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!
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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