P.O. Box 381741
Germantown, TN 38183
One of the longest, continuously run festivals in the area, the 42nd Annual Germantown Festival will once again provide a Free Family Fun Weekend for all. On Saturday, September 7th, 2013 from 9:30 to 6pm and Sunday, September 8th, 2013 from Noon to 6pm, the community will once again gather in Germantown Civic Club Complex (7745 Poplar Pike) in Germantown for the best in arts and crafts, children’s activities, rides and games, live stage entertainment, car exhibits, community displays, the Running of the Weenies Dachshund race and festival foods for all tastes.
This 2 day event is held rain or shine and for many is a long standing tradition of family fun and excitement. The Festival hosts nearly 400 local and regional artists and craftsmen, offering a wide range of unique items including jewelry, pottery, metal, woodwork, hand-stitched garments, paintings, photography and many other popular and trendy items such as purses, fabrics and garden accessories.
The Children’s activities and games are always a favorite for families. Attractions include rock climbing walls, bungee jumps, inflatable moonwalks and slides as well as pony, train and kiddie rides. Children of all ages enjoy the clowns wandering the park offering balloon animals and face painting as well as the many art activities and amusements.
Civic and Non-Profit Organizations will be selling mouth-watering festival food of every kind from corn dogs, cotton candy, funnel cakes to catfish, brats, BBQ and much more. Live stage entertainment is scheduled for both days and offers festival goers a chance to sit and relax or tap their toes and dance. Additionally, new and classic cars will be on exhibit at the Germantown Festival from car clubs and local dealerships.
Admission to the Festival is free and free shuttle bus service is available from two free parking lots located at Union University, 2745 Hacks Cross Road, and Germantown Performing Arts Center (GPAC), 1801 Exeter.
Our Mission Statement
Provide a family weekend event for the Germantown community
Provide a means for local community groups and organizations to raise funds for their activities in the community while publicly advertising the functions in the community
Provide funds for college scholarships for selected high school seniors from this community and to support worthwhile community needs