What’s Happening in Murfreesboro in May 2018

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In Murfreesboro, May means exciting events that allow you and your family to enjoy the warmer days of spring. From good music to horse shows, we’ve rounded up some of the most entertaining happenings in May. Whatever you’re looking for, there’s always something to do in Murfreesboro.


May 04, 2018 to May 05, 2018: JazzFest 2018


Downtown Murfreesboro will play host to Main Street's 22nd annual JazzFest kicks off on Friday, May 4 with entertainment provided by area high school jazz bands. Saturday, May 5 features a host of professional jazz bands beginning at noon. In addition to some of the best contemporary live jazz, JazzFest offers a variety of activities for attendees of all ages, including festival fare, youth activities in Kids Alley, shopping, and relaxation.

Admission to JazzFest is always free, and all are welcome. This event is held rain or shine. For more information, visit www.downtownmurfreesboro.com and www.facebook.com/mainstreetjazzfest.


May 04, 2018 to May 13, 2018: Lucky Seven Quarter Horse Circuit


This year’s American Quarter Horse Association-approved Lucky Seven Horse Circuit show will begin on May 4 at Tennessee Miller Coliseum. This show will feature large pleasure, horsemanship, and western and English style classes. 

Admission to Lucky Seven is free for those wishing to enjoy the beauty of these majestic animals. Vendors, festival fare, and multiple activities will keep you and your family entertained. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/Lucky7Classic/


May 06, 2018: Mother's Day Card Workshop


Prepare for Mother’s Day at Quinn’s Mercantile Mother’s Day Card workshop on May 6 from 2-3pm. Local watercolor artist Amanda Harrison will lead this one-hour workshop. Participants will take home a custom hand-painted Mother’s Day card and envelope. No experience is necessary, and the class is open to all ages.


The cost for the class is $35 per person, including all supplies will be furnished. Participants need to preregister for the class. For more information or to register please visit https://quinns-mercantile.myshopify.com/collections/workshops-and-events-by-quinns-mercantile/products/mothers-day-card-workshop-quinns-mercantile


May 18 to May 20, 2018: Spinning in the Rein


Drawing participants from more than 15 states, Spinning in the Rein offers reining horse shows and clinics. Featuring 4-year old futurity and the 7 & Up Derby, this event is always free to the public.

Tennessee Miller Coliseum will play host to this years’ event. Vendors, food stalls, and activities ensure an entertaining weekend for all visitors. For more information, visit http://www.tnrha.org/


May 26, 2018 to May 28, 2018: 10th annual Flags of Remembrance


Murfreesboro’s iconic Memorial Day salute will return May 26-28, 2018. The Noon Exchange Club of Murfreesboro will host the 10th annual event - an inspiring formation of U.S. flags in tribute to our veterans, our military, and our personal heroes. The display will be on the property of First United Methodist Church.

Attendance at this solemn remembrance event is free, but donations are For more information, please visit https://rutherfordsource.com/healing-field-returns-memorial-weekend/.


May 27, 2018: Memorial Day Program


Pay homage to our nation’s veterans at this year’s Memorial Day Program at the National Cemetery Rostrum at Stones River Battlefield. The event will include patriotic music, a wreath laying ceremony, and a reading of the names of veterans who have passed away since last Memorial Day.


This free event begins at 1:30pm, and attendees may park in the visitor center parking lot. For more information, please visit https://www.nps.gov/stri/planyourvisit/event-details.htm?event=631A5CD7-155D-4519-3EC7C05FB095BF2E.

Murfreesboro has something for everyone this May. Make the most of the beautiful spring weather by enjoying great outdoor events and spending quality time with your family.


What are your favorite spring 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 mastersonnetwork@gmail.com or call her at 615-896-5656 (Office) or 615-533-1660 (Cell) for more information.