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Italian Lights Festival

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Italian Lights Festival 

Italian Lights Festival

Italian Lights Festival

The 8th Annual Italian Lights Festival returns this August, highlighted by the Great American Eclipse.  Join us as we celebrate the Sights and Sounds of Italy, with a Grand Finale that happens only once every 500 years: a Total Solar Eclipse in Nashville.

Italian Lights is Nashville’s 4 Day Italian Festival & Street Fair

Italian lights Festival

Italian Lights features the culture & cuisine of the Italian old country with a dash of southern charm. Four days of Food, Wine, Music, Art and vibrant Italian Traditions in a family-friendly environment.

Join Us for Nashville’s #1 Solar Eclipse Event

Four Days of Free Family Events at the Italian Lights Festival! The festival is also a NASA Certified Viewing Location for the 2017 Music City Eclipse.  Get a breakdown of all the things to do by visiting the Festival Overview page:


Earlier Event: August 17
Operation Stand Down
Later Event: August 20
Jazz On The Cumberland