Hatchie Fall Fest
The Hatchie Fall Fest is Brownsville Tennessee's largest celebration and is held annually on the third Saturday of October. The beautiful historic court square is the official festival grounds and offers visitors an excellent shopping opportunity with local retailers.
The festival began in 2003 as the Brownsville Fall Fest and in 2004 was renamed to represent Haywood County's largest natural resource the Scenic Hatchie River and Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge.
The event is organized by a group of dedicated volunteers.
This community event is all about the family and highlights the best of Brownsville and Haywood County. Civic-minded businesses and organizations sponsor the annual event that is offered admission-free and open to everyone.
Local and regional artist are featured during live all-day performances ranging from gospel to blues to rock and include dramatic skits. The concerts are free to the public and sponsored in part through a grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission and the Jackson Arts Council.
Games and activities for all ages are offered throughout the day. Attractions include a rock climbing wall, cooking contests, pet show and blessing of the pets, kid's games, our famous frozen T-shirt contest (video of the contest was featured on the Game Show Network in 2008), over a hundred arts and crafts vendors, and an impressive selection of foods.
About Brownsville and Haywood County:
In the early 1800s settlers chose this community, situated on the Hatchie River in West Tennessee and surrounded by rich and fertile farmland, to make their home. They saw good hunting and fishing and soon discovered many of the county’s other natural resources. Thus are the beginnings of the thriving community it is today.
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