Summer festival season has officially begun
Temperatures in Murfreesboro are heating up and so is the summer festival season. Whether you’re looking for fun for the whole family or more adult-oriented events, the city has something to offer everyone this June.
June 2, 2018: ‘Boro Bites and Brews
Murfreesboro Medical Clinic’s campus will be buzzing on June 2 as the third annual ‘Boro Bites and Brews gets into full swing. Showcasing Murfreesboro’s unique food truck offerings and area craft beers, the festival also features live music and related vendors.
The festival runs from 6 to 9 PM and is open to everyone 21 and older, with advance tickets available online for $35 per person or at the door for $40 per person. All proceeds benefit the Business Education Partnership Foundation. The organization works with all grade levels in Rutherford County and Murfreesboro City school districts, linking curriculum and business to ensure the prepared workforce of tomorrow.
General admission tickets include samples of craft beers, souvenir glass, and unlimited nonalcoholic drinks. To ensure safety, BEP encourages attendees to drink responsibly and bring a designated driver. Designated driver tickets are available for $15 and include free nonalcoholic drinks all night. This year’s entertainment includes the classic rock group General Gumption, blues-rock-funk-hip hop fusion band No Name Blues, and the smooth grooves of rock n’ roll band The Garden of Eden. ‘Boro Bites and Brews will continue rain or shine.
June 10-17, 2018: International Folkfest
Every year International Folkfest provides Murfreesboro residents with a week of excitement and education provided by dance groups from around the world. Performing in area school, senior and youth citizen organizations, and for civic clubs, the dancers share the cultural traditions of their home countries with the community.
This year’s Folkfest will feature dancers from Italy, Mexico and Sweden sharing their country’s traditional dances. International Folkfest is hosted and organized by Murfreesboro-based International Folkloric Planning Council (IFS). The festival helps promote and preserve international cultural heritage and the IFS also sends traditional Appalachian dancers and musicians to international festivals. Be sure to check out the full schedule of events across the area during the week-long festival.
June 29 to June 30, 2018: Tennessee Valley Lineman Rodeo
The Tennessee Valley Lineman Rodeo is a two-day competitive event that showcases the talent and skills of the employees of the Tennessee Valley Authority Power Distributors. Help in various locations across the Tennessee Valley, the event promotes pride in the trade and kinship amongst participants and spectators.
With competitive divisions for apprentices, individual journeymen, team events, and seniors, the Rodeo celebrates and rewards mastery of skill, knowledge, and safety in the field. Join linemen from across the state at the Tennessee Miller Coliseum for this exciting competition.
Murfreesboro has something for everyone this June. Make the most of the beautiful summer weather by enjoying great outdoor events and spending quality time with your family.
What are your favorite summer events in Murfreesboro? Leave us a comment below and tell us all about them.
Annette Masterson is a licensed broker with EXIT Realty Bob Lamb & Associates in Murfreesboro, TN. She has developed one of the most successful real estate teams in Rutherford County, known as Masterson Network, that specializes in new home construction and residential listings and sales throughout Middle Tennessee. You can email Annette at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 615-896-5656 (Office) or 615-533-1660 (Cell) for more information.