Here in Murfreesboro, we know how to have a good time! No matter what time of year it is, there’s always something going on. From the Farmer’s Market to New Year’s Eve Bash, there’s something for everyone. Keep reading to find out more about some of our favorite annual events.
New Year’s Eve Bash
It’s time to get your party on! Join us in Murfreesboro for New Year’s Eve, where we’ll be rocking with cocktails and DJ tunes. There will also be dancing on site. It’s a high class event complete with a red carpet entrance. Watch out for the paparazzi taking your photo as you make your entrance. When you add casino games, cigar bars, and a fireworks display at midnight, you might have just discovered the perfect way to ring in the New Year!
For information you can go to https://www.wildgoosechase.events
Every Valentine’s day weekend, the team from Boro Business Lab present an 80’s themed prom for adults! It’s a chance to re-do your high school prom with the backdrop of the greatest decade ever! So get out your hairspray, parachute pants, and let’s begin the final countdown to Boro Prom! The DJ will be spinning the greatest hits from the 80’s, special cocktails will be served from multiple bars, and fun surprises await attendees all through the night. These tickets sell out fast, so make sure to watch their website to learn when tickets go on sale. All proceeds from the event go to Isaiah 117 house to benefit kids in foster care.
To learn more about Boro Prom, go their website at www.boroprom.com
The Gatsby Party
Step back in time and experience The Great Gatsby era firsthand at this Roaring 20s themed party. There will be live music, dancing, and plenty of Prohibition-era cocktails! This year’s party will be held at the historic Oaklands Mansion, which is the perfect setting for a Gatsby-themed event. Make sure to wear your best 1920s attire!
Tickets for this event can be purchased at https://www.wildgoosechase.events
Music lovers rejoice! This annual event features Jazz artists from all over the country. It’s the perfect opportunity to sit back, relax, and enjoy some great music. The event is held in historic downtown Murfreesboro, so you can explore all the shops and restaurants before or after the concert. Make sure to check out the lineup in advance so you can plan which shows you want to see.
To learn more you can go to https://mainstreetmurfreesboro.org/jazzfest/
Celebration Under the Stars
Fireworks display set to live music that is perfect for the whole family. You can bring blankets and lawn chairs to sit on while you enjoy the show. There are food trucks available to enjoy great local dishes to contribute to the fun. This is a great event to celebrate Independence Day with friends and family.
To learn about the event and find out when it is, you can go to http://www.murfreesborotn.gov/
Main Street Farmer’s Market
Every Saturday morning in the fall, head to the Murfreesboro square for the farmer’s market! There will be fresh produce, baked goods, fresh flowers, and more. This is a great place to interact with local vendors to buy crafts, local honey, and handmade goods. This is the place to enjoy street musicians, walk your dog, share a great snack, and enjoy the crisp fall weather.
To learn more, you can go to https://mainstreetmurfreesboro.org/
The Clue Party
A murder mystery dinner theater that the classic board game to life. You and your fellow guests will be put to the test to figure out who committed the murder. You’ll enjoy a delicious food and enjoy curated cocktails while you try to solve the mystery. This is a great event for date night, a night out with friends, or a family outing. The best part is that it all raises money for charity turning a great night out into a night that makes a big difference!
You can learn more and purchase tickets at https://www.wildgoosechase.events/
Uncle Dave Macon Days
A celebration of bluegrass music with live performances and shindigs. The musical roots of Uncle Dave Macon Days are deep in Middle Tennessee. The festival has grown to be a tradition, and this year will not disappoint! There will be food trucks, arts and crafts, and more. This is a great event for music lovers of all ages. You can purchase tickets in advance or at the gate.
You can learn more about the event at https://www.uncledavemacondays.com/
The Middle Half
A half marathon that benefits local charities. Murfreesboro is a hot spot for runners, and this race is perfect for beginners and experienced runners alike. The course takes you through some of Murfreesboro’s most beautiful scenery. You can register as an individual or form a team to run with friends. There is also a 5k option for those who don’t want to commit to the full 13.1 miles.
To register or learn more about the race, you can go to https://www.themiddlehalf.com/
Santa Claus comes to town in this annual parade complete with floats, schools bands, and more! This is a great event for the whole family. Make sure to get there early to get a good spot to watch the parade. The parade is a snapshot of the local community boasting floats from local businesses, non profits, and organizations. The candy is flowing from the floats and the whole experience is like a warm hug of community where you enjoy the “small town” feel in the middle of Murfreesboro. There are also usually vendors selling hot chocolate and other snacks. It’s a great tradition to kick off the Christmas season for your family!
For more information about the parade, you can go to http://www.murfreesborotn.gov
As you can see, there’s always something going on in Murfreesboro! No matter what your interests are, you’re sure to find an event that you’ll love. So come on out and enjoy everything our city has to offer.