Cheekwood Harvest

September 22, 2018 – October 21, 2018   |   9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cheekwood Harvest

September 22 – October 21

Presented By:Nissan

We’re celebrating all things fall during Cheekwood Harvest, part of our year-round lineup of signature seasonal festivals. With activities and experiences for kids, adults and families alike, Cheekwood is the perfect spot for a peaceful solo stroll, a crisp fall family day or an afternoon date.

Mum Explosion!
More than 5,000 chrysanthemums in deep autumn hues dominate our gardens as autumn colors take over Cheekwood.

Tour our collection of creative ‘crows in the Turner Seasons Garden, each created by members of the Nashville community.
Sponsored By:Nissan

Pumpkin House & Patch
It just wouldn’t be fall without picking the perfect pumpkin, and we’ve got the one for you! Come see our renowned pumpkin house, filled with over 400 gourds, then pick your favorite pumpkin from our patch and take it home for carving, painting and decorating.
Sponsored By:Nissan

Weekend Activities

Saturday, October 20 – Halloween Pooch Parade 

  • Dog – themed ‘ART’ivity | 10am-2pm 
  • Beer Garden | 11am – 4pm
    • Food trucks: 313 Coney, The Rolling Feast | 11am – 4pm
    • Live music by Cy Winstanley | 11am-2pm
  • Children’s Storytime in the Gardens | 10:00am and 11:00am 
  • Pet Introductions and Costume Contest | 10:30am and 2:00 pm |  Immediately followed by Pooch Parade
  • Guided Museum Tours | 10am and 2pm | Meet in front of Museum*
  • Guided Garden Tours | 11am and 3pm | Meet in front of Visitor Services*

Sunday, October 21

  • Tai Chi | 9:30 – 10:30am 
  • Beer Garden |11am – 4pm
    • Food trucks: Florinda’s Cocina, Gypsy Crepe | 11am – 4pm
    • Live music by The Bluegrass Drifters | 11am – 2pm
  • Guided Museum Tours | 10am and 2pm | Meet in front of Museum*
  • Guided Garden Tours | 11am and 3pm | Meet in front of Visitor Services*
  • Yoga in the Gardens, partnership with Small World Yoga | 1 – 2pm 
  • Behind the Scenes: Sculpture Trail with Cheekwood docent | 2pm

*Guided tours are subject to volunteer docent availability. Mansion tours, which are limited to 20 participants, can be reserved on a first-come, first served basis at the Mansion each day. Garden tours are not limited in number, but early arrival is encouraged. Guided tours last 45 minutes to one hour.


The Beer Garden

Open Saturdays and Sundays during Cheekwood Harvest • 11 am – 4 pm

Gather with friends to celebrate the arrival of fall at the Cheekwood Beer Garden! Enjoy seasonal beers, specialty cocktails, wine & champagne, and on weekends enjoy live music until and local food trucks.

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Halloween Pooch Parade

October 20 • 11 am

Bring your favorite four-legged friend to Cheekwood for our Third Annual Pooch Parade. Costumed canines and their owners are invited to parade around the gardens for a fun morning stroll.

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Cheekwood Harvest is made possible in part by the Horticultural Society of Middle Tennessee.

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