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Grains and Grits

Festival Event

Tassi Williams

Ages Festival is Appropriate For

21 and up

The Townsend Grains & Grits Festival is a festival of southern spirits and gourmet grub. We have created a unique opportunity for you to experience our thriving craft spirits and gourmet food community, while discovering some of the region’s legendary distillers and blenders, taking place in the Peaceful Side of the Smokies.

The Townsend Grains & Grits Festival provides an intimate sampling event, offering something for consumers, foodies, bartenders and spirit professionals alike.

From live entertainment guaranteed to get you moving, savory bites and sweet treats from local restaurants and food purveyors and a vast selection of sample craft spirits from regional legends.

How to Get There

Townsend Visitors Center

7906 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway

Townsend TN 37822


$65 online… $75 day of the event