September 26-27, 2015 is set to be full of excitement as the fourth annual National Muscadine Festival is held in Sweetwater, TN. You can expect to find great food, family fun, live music, and more.
Several of the events will be at Tsali Notch, Tennessee’s largest muscadine vineyard, which is just a few miles from Historic Downtown Sweetwater.
The National Muscadine Festival is hosted by the Sweetwater Merchants and Property Owners Association (SMPOA).
Saturday, September 12:
Miss Muscadine Queen Pageant 6:30 p.m. at Sweetwater Elementary School Auditorium on Broad Street
Admission $10, Students $5, 3 & under free
Little Miss Muscadine pageant 12:30-2:00 p.m.
ALL WEEKEND- FREE ADMISSION DOWNTOWN
Friday, September 25th :
10a.m.- 6:00pm –Tsali Notch Vineyard You-Pick
Noon- 6- Vendor set up
8-10 p.m. Downtown Sweetwater: Live Music with SouthBound , Vendors and BBQ cookers begin
Saturday, September 26th:
10 am-5 p.m.
Tsali Notch Vineyard at 8:30 a.m.- Muscadine Wind 5k
Pre-register at active.com or the morning of the race
Activities at the Vineyard including: Hayride, muscadine picking and product samples, crafters
Parade line up begins at 9 a.m. at Wal-Mart
Parade begins at 10:00 a.m.
Food & Art & Craft Vendors
BBQ Competition at Hunt Commons (Competitors cannot sell their BBQ)
BBQ People’s Choice serves 11- 2 p.m.- limited to 75 tickets at $10 each. Purchase tickets at the Volunteer Federal Weiner Wagon
KIDS ZONE- $5 all day armband/$8 weekend
Children’s Art Show at Morris Galleries on Main
Wagon rides-$5 each/$15 family