September 26-27, 2015 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).

2016 National Muscadine Festival
Schedule of Events • September 23-25, 2016

Miss Muscadine Pageant
Saturday, Sept 10 starting at 6 pm
At Sweetwater Elementary School on Broad Street

Friday, September 23, 2016
Tsali Notch Vineyard- 10 am-9pm
You-pick Muscadines, Product samples, Wine Tasting

Downtown Sweetwater- (Free admission)
Noon-6:30 pm Vendor Set-up
7:30-10 pm Southbound band at the Gazebo
Vendors, BBQ Competition begins
10-11:30 pm SHS Fifth Quarter sponsored by First United Methodist Church

Saturday, September 24, 2016
Tsali Notch Vineyard-
9 am- Muscadine Wind 5k. Registration begins at 8 am
Vendors, crafters, You-pick, samples
After Noon- Admission $5 child/$10 Adult or $8 child/$15 Adult for weekend pass – Includes Kids Corner, Vendors

Downtown Sweetwater- (Free admission)
9 am- Vendor set up deadline
Parade line-up begins at Wal-Mart
10 am- Parade begins, ending at the gazebo
Grape Stomping immediately following parade
Vendors, crafters, artists
Bobbie’s Famous Lemonade Stand at booths near the gazebo
BBQ Competition at Hunt Commons
Kids Zone at the Duck Park ($5 all day/$8 weekend wristband)
Student Art Show at Morris Galleries on Main

Live Music at Main Stage Bandstand at Duck Park:
At the gazebo:
WMTY 98.3 FM Live
4:30 pm-BBQ Awards, 5k Winners, Scarecrow Auction, Raffle drawing

SHUTTLE- $5 per person/$20 family – Hosted by First United Methodist Church, Sponsored and Staffed by the City of Sweetwater
Runs to Tsali Notch Vineyard, The Lost Sea, and Downtown Sweetwater.

Departure from Downtown
1 p.m.
2 p.m.
3 p.m.
4 p.m.
Departure from Tsali Notch
12:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m.
Departure from The Lost Sea
12:45 p.m.
1:45 p.m.
2:45 p.m.
3:45 p.m.
4:45 p.m.

Sunday, September 25, 2016
Tsali Notch Vineyard-
10-6pm- You-Pick, Product Samples, Wine Tasting

Downtown Sweetwater-
Sunday, September 25th: Noon- 5 p.m.
Vendors, crafters, artists
Live Music at the Main Stage Bandstand at Duck Park:

**All events subject to change
For More information- call City Hall at 423-337-6979!


Special Thanks to our Legacy Sponsors: