Events & Attractions

Events

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

City-wide Easter Egg Hunt will be held annually on the Saturday before Easter.  This event takes place at the Milan City Park.  Open to ages 0-10 years.  Please call 686-3301 if you are interested in sponsoring the Easter Egg Hunt. 


Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park are held throughout the year at the Milan City Park.  These are free events, open to all ages! Keep in touch with the City of Milan, Tennessee Facebook page for dates and showings.  Please call 686-3301 if you are intersted in being a Movie in the Park sponsor!


Food Truck Friday's

The City of Milan hosts Food Truck Friday's throughout the summer months right here at City Hall.


Milan High Alumni Day

Held the third weekend of June each year. Hundreds of graduates return for this annual gathering.


Milan No Till-Field Day

An event that began in the year 2000, the No-Till Field Day is held the fourth Thursday of July, every other year at the University of Tennessee Agricultural Experiment Station located in Milan. Thousands of farmers and agribusiness representatives from across the country and around the world attend this event. Associated activities include a fashion show, golf, and other community activities.


Milan Dawg Daze Festival

The Milan Dawg Daze is held annually on the fourth Saturday in August and is hosted by the Milan Chamber of Commerce. It is a day full of entertaining activities for the whole community. They have a Chalk Art Show, Antique Car Show and much more.


Gibson County Fair

The oldest county fair in the south, is held in August each year in neighboring Trenton. The Gibson County Fair Association is open to ALL residents of Gibson County! They meet the first Monday of every month in the Martha Taylor Building at the Fairgrounds.


Fall Folklore Jamboree

Held the third Saturday of October with approximately 100 traditional folk artist covering the grounds of the West Tennessee Agricultural Museum. The artisans demonstrate skills in traditional crafts such as broom and soap making, quilting, and doll making. Local groups fill the air with music throughout the day. For information on hours and admission cost to the one day event, call 731-686-7362.


Milan Downtown Fall Festival

Milan Downtown Fall Festival is held annually on the second Saturday in October in downtown Milan.  Fun for the whole family! 


One Table Milan

1TABLE Milan will be held annually on the Saturday before Thanksgiving.  1TABLE is a community-wide FREE Thanksgiving meal provided to the citizens of Milan catered by community churches and local business owners.  This is a time for our town to come together and give thanks for our City and our neighbors.  If you are interesed in sponsoring, donating or volunteering for this event, please contact Milan City Hall.


Milan Tree Lighting & Christmas Parade

Held the first Tuesday & Thursday of December. Participants include Milan and other area school bands, floats, antique cars, and marching groups. For more information contact Milan City Hall.


Milan Farmers Market

Milan Farmers' Market is located (temporarily) in downtown Milan in the CSX parking lot. Market Times are Fridays and Saturdays from 7:00 am - 2:00 pm. For more information visit their facebook page.



Attractions

West Tennessee Agricultural Museum

Located on Ledbetter Gate Road in Milan, the West TN Ag Museum houses hundreds of farm and farmhouse artifacts. Guided tours are available and admission is free. For information call (731) 686-8067.


Milan YMCA

Organized by community leaders in 1990. Located beside the Milan City Park, the facility provides equipment and services to persons of all ages and interests. For information call (731) 686-9000.


Milan Golf & Country Club

MGCC features a regulation 18-hole golf course, large swimming pool and banquet facilities as well as a bar/lounge.  For information call (731) 686-0616.


Gibson County Lake

Located on Thompson Creek approximately 5.5 miles northwest of Milan. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency manages the recreational lake that provides boating, fishing, and other activities along with flood control. The 600 acre lake project opened for fishing April 1, 2003.


Nite Lite Theatre of Gibson County

Features live, on-stage entertainment. The non-profit organization in existence since 1979, produces three to four full-scale plays and musicals each season. For information call (731) 855-2129.


West Tennessee Regional Arts Center

Houses art objects, paintings, and sculptures in the Benjamin Caldwell collection, the Strawberry Festival History Museum, and exhibitions by regional artists. For information call (731) 784-1842.


World's Largest Rare Porcelain Teapot Collection

More than 500 rare "night light" porcelain teapots from around the world. For more information call (731) 855-2013.


Fishing, sailing, water skiing, and hunting may be enjoyed at nearby Reelfoot Lake, Kentucky Lake, Gibson County Lake, and Beech Lake, all within an hour of Milan.