We are sad to report that the Dogwood Festival has been cancelled for 2017. We hope to be able to bring the festival back next year. Please check back early 2018 for more information.
Winner of more than 40 Pinnacle International Festival & Events Awards and Southeast United States Awards.
Recent awards include:
- Southeast Festival & Events Association 2016 Kaleidoscope Awards
- Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Event
Directions to Winchester, Tennessee
From Chattanooga, TN – Take I‐24 towards Nashville Turn right to merge onto I‐24 W Passing through Georgia Entering Tennessee Take exit 127 for State Hwy 50/US‐64 toward Pelham/Winchester Turn left at TN‐50/US‐64/Veterans Memorial Dr Continue to follow US‐64 Take the ramp to 64/TN‐15/US‐41 Turn right at 64/TN‐15/US‐41 Continue to follow 64 Slight right at 64/S College St.
From Nashville, TN – Take I‐24 E (signs for Chattanooga/I‐24 E) Take exit 127 for State Hwy 50/US‐64 toward Pelham/Winchester Turn right at TN‐50/US‐64/Veterans Memorial Dr Continue to follow US‐64 Take the ramp to 64/TN‐15/US‐41 Turn right at 64/TN‐15/US‐41 Continue to follow 64 Slight right at 64/S College St.
From Huntsville, AL – Take US‐231 N/US‐431 N Entering Tennessee Turn right at Thornton Taylor Pkwy/TN‐10/TN‐15/US‐231 Turn right at TN‐15/TN‐50/US‐64 Continue to follow TN‐15/US‐64 Slight right at 64/TN‐15 Continue to follow TN‐15 Turn left at 64/S College St Slight right to stay on 64/S College St
Place to Stay
Follow the link to Winchester Places to Stay
A three-day festival celebrating the nursery industry. Franklin County nurserymen have patented more flowering dogwoods than anywhere else in the world.
Downtown Winchester – a short drive from Nashville, Chattanooga, Murfreesboro, and Huntsville. We are about 1-1.5 hour drive from all four cities.
Diversified entertainment for three days – visit our Entertainment Page for a full line-up
- Gigantic Kidz Zone
- Car Show
- Tractor Show
- Dog Show
- Teen Zone
- School Art Show
- Juried Arts & Craft Show
- Folk Art Demonstrations
- Signature Plant Auction
- Sand Dig
- Train Rides for the Kids
- Rock Wall
More than 200 exhibitors will showcase food, commercial wares, and arts and crafts.
Between 15,000 to 30,000 people fill the streets of downtown Winchester
The International Dogwood Festival is produced by the City of Winchester.