Following the official performance schedule announcement, the Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival is sharing even more of what to expect this year. Scheduled for Sept. 24 and Sept. 25 in Franklin, the two-day event announced its participating food and beverage partners on Tuesday.
The Pilgrimage Festival makes sure there’s something for everyone on the grounds of Harlinsdale Farm Park, and that includes food. This year’s delectable offerings range from sweet to savory, with something to satisfy every palate, no matter what you’re in the mood for.
Attendees can kick off their daily meals with entrees from partners like Music City Brisket and Pinchy’s Lobster Co. before cooling off with a delicious dessert from Retro Sno or Moosic City Ice Cream, plus plenty of options for every craving with fresh finds from Califarmia Food Truck and NashBowls Açai and places to drink at Fruit Tea Chicks and Pit Stop Coffee Co.
FOOD PARTNERS: BAG LADY’S, BEN & JERRY’S ICE CREAM, BIG SHAKE’S, BLU MONKEY SAVED ICE, BRUTHA’S BBQ, CALIFARMIA FOOD TRUCK, CREOLE ROLL, DADDY’S DODDY’S DOGS, FRANDHI’S DOGIS, FRAN COMPANY, LIVVI’S LUNCHBOX, LOGAN’S SNACK SHACK, MOOSIC CITY ICE CREAM, MUSIC CITY BRISKET, AÇAI NASHBOWLS, OLIVER’S ICEBOX, PADRINO’S POPS, PINCHY’S LOBSTER D. INKA TRAILER, THE MAC SHACK, THE PHARMACY BURGER PARLOR & BEER GARDEN, VUI’S KITCHEN
Making the pilgrimage for the first time, DUNKIN’ will join as the event’s Official Coffee and Tea, offering festival-goers, artists and staff samples of Pumpkin Iced Coffee and one of their signature soft drinks. of green tea, ensuring that the pilgrimage takes place at DUNKIN’. The event’s water of choice – Liquid Death – will be on hand to keep attendees of all ages hydrated throughout the weekend.
For music fans looking for that perfect adult drink, the Pilgrimage Festival mixology experience continues to grow with the help of top spirit partners including Deep Eddy Vodka, Hendrick’s Gin, Milagro Tequila, George Dickel and Dickel Bourbon . New this year, attendees can try Country Luau Spirits’ Strawberry Daq Shack, a purpose-built cocktail featuring premium white rum and made in Nashville.
The popular Craft Beer Hall will return in 2022, featuring the most popular and seasonal beers of Asheville, North Carolina-based Wicked Weed Brewing, plus several local and regional beers. Visitors can sip while catching NCAA and NFL programs on LED screens throughout the weekend. For those who prefer a crisp, cold beer or a refreshing strong sauce, the event is proud to feature Karbach Ranch water and Bud Light.
For wine enthusiasts, the Pilgrimage Festival welcomes SEAGLASS Wine Company as a new partner, pouring varietals from California’s Central Coast by the glass or bottle, along with other selections from Trinchero Family Estates.
PREMIER BEVERAGE PARTNERS: BUD LIGHT, COUNTRY LUAU SPIRITS’ STRAWBERRY DAQ SHACK, DEEP EDDY VODKA, GEORGE DICKEL, DICKEL WOURBON, DUNKIN’, HENDRICK’S GIN, KARBACH RANCH WATER, WELAGUIDE, KARBACH RANCH WATER, WELAGUIDEA.
Founded by Better Than Ezra singer and Franklin resident Kevin Griffin, W. Brandt Wood and Michael Whelan, the Pilgrimage Festival is dedicated to supporting local creators of all kinds alongside diverse musical offerings. This year’s must-see lineup is anchored by headliners Chris Stapleton, Brandi Carlile, Jon Batiste and The Avett Brothers with a lineup of over four dozen acts including Lake Street Dive, Elle King, Lennon Stella, Trampled by Turtles, Dawes, Better Than Ezra. Marty Stuart, Celisse, Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway, Butch Walker, Brittney Spencer, Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears, Adia Victoria, Bones Owens, Jensen McRae and many more.
Two-day GA passes, two-day VIP passes and one-day tickets for this year’s festival are on sale now and you can purchase tickets here.