As a parent you tend to be able to indulge in fewer concerts but here is the perfect solution- the Pilgrimage Festival offers music, food, fun, and culture, for the whole family! In less than 2 weeks, you can take part in the Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival in Franklin, TN. Mark your calendars and get your tickets before they sell out. If you are considering attending the Pilgrimage Music Festival, I will share the facts on what you should know before you go.
Pilgrimage Festival 2022
This outdoor music festival is only gaining in popularity. Having went to college at Tulane University, I would compare it to Jazz Fest on a smaller scale but still with an impressive line up. It is also a daytime music festival with incredible live shows going on at several stages and amazing food vendors. This year, they have 5 stages with 50+ artists!
This is an annual event and Pilgrimage is celebrating its 8th anniversary this year. I want to provide you with as much information as possible if you are on the fence about going or if you have have tickets and just want to be prepared for what to expect. First, let’s discuss the lineup!
Pilgrimage Festival 2022 Lineup
In 2022, the festival will host a star-studded lineup: *drum roll* CHRIS STAPLETON, BRANDI CARLILE, JON BATISTE, AVETT BROTHERS, and many more are set to take the main stage. Unannounced guest musicians are expected as well. Check out the Pilgrimage 2022 poster below:
You can also expect to see:
- Brandi Carlisle (Saturday)
- John Batiste (Saturday)
- Elle King (Sunday 4:45-5:45 Midnight Sun Stage)
- Lake Street Dive (Saturday)
- Lennon Stella (Saturday)
- Trampled by Turtles
- Dawes (Saturday)
- Better Than Ezra (Saturday)
- Marty Stuart (Sunday 3:15-4:25 Midnight Sun Stage)
- Celisse (Saturday)
- Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway
- Butch Walker
- Brittany Spencer
- Black Joe Lewis
- Adia Victoria (Saturday)
- Avett Brothers (Sunday 5:15-6:25 Gold Record Stage)
- And many more
I don’t know about you, but there are so many artists I am looking forward to watching perform live!
When Is The Pilgrimage Music Festival?
September 24 & 25, 2022
Admission opens at 11:00AM
Where is Pilgrimage Music & Culture Festival?
Where: The Park at Harlinsdale, Franklin, Tennessee 37064
Harlinsdale farm is a 200 acres and was once a 19th century horse farm. It now serves as Franklin’s central park and transforms into a music mecca. You don’t want to miss this boutique festival! Franklin, TN is just a bit south of Nashville, TN. This means there is plenty of star power in the area that just may take the stage for a guest appearance anytime!
Is this festival Family-Friendly?
Absolutely! Children 10 years of age or younger receive FREE admission when accompanied by pass-holding parent.
The Lil’ Pilgrims Family Stage is one of the most engaging and entertaining areas at the entire festival! It features renowned children’s musicians and fun filled activities for the little ones! For 2022, you can expect Ralph’s World, Roger Day, Tom Mason and The Blue Buccaneers, Magic Mike/Michael Dardant, and School of Rock!
There is even a changing and nursing station near the Lil Pilgrims stage for mothers to utilize.
Where To Park For Pilgrimage:
There is on-site parking. Parking lots open at 10am on Saturday and 9am on Sunday. There will be NO ACCESS on Franklin Road without an on-site parking pass which can be purchased ahead of time on the Pilgrimage Festival Website.
There is off-site parking at Liberty Elementary. Franklin Transit will be offering a shuttle from Liberty Elementary to Pilgrimage for $1.
There will also be a designated ride share / taxi area at the Factory across the street from the festival. Take exit 67.
Where To Get Your Tickets:
You can learn more or purchase tickets at pilgrimagefestival.com
After the festival, I will be adding some photos to this post so you can check back and see what it was like or if you can find yourself in the crowd!