September 22-23, 2017 is set to be full of excitement as the fifth 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).

2017 National Muscadine Festival
Schedule of Events • September 22-23, 2017




At Tsali Notch Vineyard:
10:00am - 6:00pm: You-Pick Muscadines, Live music 3:30-8:15

Downtown Sweetwater:
12:30pm - 6:00pm: Vendor set up
7:00pm - 11:00pm: Live Music with SouthBound
10:00pm - 11:30pm: 5th Quarter sponsored by First Baptist Church of Sweetwater


At Tsali Notch Vineyard:
9:00am: Muscadine Wind 5k sponsored by Sweetwater Kiwanis Club. Register at www.sweetwaterkiwanis.org
Pickin at the Notch 10-6pm - featuring music, crafters, and more!

Downtown Sweetwater:
Parade: line up begins at 9:00am at K-Mart; begins at 10:00am
- Be sure to get a photo with festival mascot, Jill Patches
- Food and Art & Craft Vendors
- BBQ Competition at Hunt Commons with BBQ sales starting at 12:30
- People's Choice BBQ (Tickets pre-sold at Volunteer Federal, People's Bank, and City Hall, $10)
- KIDS ZONE- $5 all day armband: Little Pete's Train, Bounce Houses, face painting, balloon animals included!

North Entrance:
Pro Jam Piano
Grape Stomping barrels - stomp those grapes (but be careful- it's sticky!)

11:00am - 12:30pm: Salt & Light Studios performance
1:00pm - 1:30pm: Stars Athletics Cheer & Tumble performance
4:30pm - 5:00pm: BBQ Awards

Live Music at Main Stage Bandstand at Duck Park:
10:30am - 12:30pm: The Romeo Kings
12:30am - 2:30pm: Stan Gibert & Joey Pierce
2:30pm - 4:00pm: Lightnin Rod & The Thunderbolts
4:00pm - 6:00pm: Legacy Classic Rock
6:00pm - 8:00pm: Lightnin Rod & The Thunderbolts
Starting at Dusk: Movies in the Park; Free Event- showing "Captain America: Civil War"

Special Thanks to our Legacy Sponsors: