We would hate for you to miss out on these awesome food and wine happenings this year. So, we’ve done you a favor and listed seven of Nashville’s hottest upcoming events. Tickets are available now, so buy early, as most of them sell out.

1. L’ETÉ DU VIN Nashville Wine Auction — Saturday, July 30

Wine auctionAttend Nashville’s largest charity wine auction, L’ETÉ DU VIN or a “summer of wine.” The formal evening includes a silent auction, wine reception, and seated dinner. All proceeds benefit local cancer charities. Sounds like a win, win to us – fine wine and a great cause.

2. Nashville Originals Restaurant Week —August 22 through 28, 2016

Restaurant weekTwice a year during Restaurant Week, Nashville original restaurants offer special menu items and deals to patrons. Participating restaurants usually book up fast, so be sure to make your reservations now. Dine Indie.


3. TPAC GALA — Saturday, August 27, 2016

200x200-Gala16Every year the Tennessee Performing Arts Center celebrates its upcoming season with the TPAC Gala. Dine on stage while watching a live musical performance at this black-tie affair. Fancy and fun — sounds too good to miss. (Source: TPAC.org) 

4. Southern Living #NASHVILLENOW Weekend — September 2-5, 2016

CheekwoodDinnerIn celebration of Southern Living’s 50th anniversary, the magazine and the City of Nashville have teamed up to bring you a weekend of experiences that celebrate the city’s food, fashion, art, and, of course, music Weekend events include a private home and garden tour of Nashville’s finest homes, a walking restaurant tour, a Jack Daniels tasting at the Hermitage, a private dinner at Cheekwood, and much more. (Source: visitmusiccity.com).

5. Wine on the River — September 10, 2016 

Wine NashvilleSip wine and beer while gazing at the downtown Nashville skyline. Travel through 10 different regions spanning the globe and sample beer, wine and spirits specific to the regions while you listen to live jazz music in the background. Cheers to that!

6. Music City Food and Wine Festival — September 17 & 18, 2016

Carla_Hall_CH-4396This is the ULTIMATE event for foodies and is not to be missed. The country’s top chefs and wine, spirit and beer crafters join local chefs for two days of exciting panels, showcases, demos, meals and more. This event will sell out, so buy your tickets now. 

7. Greenways for Nashville Dinner on the BridgeThursday, September 29

Dinner on the bridgeSip cocktails and dine at a long, elegant feasting table on Nashville’s most famous bridge. This annual event is one of Nashville’s most unique. All proceeds benefit Greenways for Nashville, an organization that supports Nashville’s Greenways.

Still looking for more summer fun? Check out our post on 10 Uniquely Nashville Spots to Check Out this Summer.