2020 Schedule

of Events

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  • McWherter Governor's Luncheon
    Sat, May 04
    Dresden Farmers Market
    May 04, 2019, 11:30 AM
    Dresden Farmers Market, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
    Gather at the Farmers Market Pavilion at the Terry Oliver Plaza to honor the outstanding dignitaries who make a daily impact on Dresden’s legacy of fostering community spirit, and to recognize and thank those who served to make the week a success.
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  • Tennessee Iris Festival Parade
    Sat, May 04
    Dresden
    May 04, 2019, 10:00 AM
    Dresden, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
    Find your favorite spot along the parade route to see this year’s entries and our wonderful dignitaries, royalties, and honored guests!
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  • 5K Race, 2 Mile Walk, 1 Mile Kids Fun Run, & .25 Tot Run
    Sat, May 04
    Dresden
    May 04, 2019, 8:00 AM
    Dresden, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
    Enjoy our festival 5K and Fun Runs!
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  • Music Fest
    Fri, May 03
    Dresden
    May 03, 2019, 6:00 PM
    Dresden, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
    Join us downtown for all of festivities as we eat, listen to music, enjoy the carnival and shop with vendors!
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  • BBQ Cook Off
    Fri, May 03
    North Poplar Street
    May 03, 2019, 6:00 PM
    North Poplar Street, N Poplar St, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
    Local cookers will compete on North Poplar Street (by BancorpSouth).
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  • Iris and Horticulture Show
    Fri, May 03
    Dresden First United Methodist
    May 03, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Dresden First United Methodist, 105 S Church St, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
    Bring your favorite plants, flowers, and mixed arrangements to Dresden First United Methodist Church.
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  • Corner Cafe
    Fri, May 03
    Dresden First United Methodist
    May 03, 2019, 11:00 AM
    Dresden First United Methodist, 105 S Church St, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
    Corner Café is the place to be on Friday for lunch!
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  • Iris Festival Golf Tournament
    Thu, May 02
    Persimmon Hills Golf Course
    May 02, 2019, 7:00 PM
    Persimmon Hills Golf Course, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
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  • Fashion Show
    Thu, May 02
    Dresden High School
    May 02, 2019, 6:30 PM
    Dresden High School, 7150 TN-22, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
    You will not want to miss this super special Fashion Show, this year in a new location: Dresden High School Little Theatre!
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  • Fairy Tale Feast
    Thu, May 02
    Dresden Elementary School
    May 02, 2019, 4:00 PM
    Dresden Elementary School, 759 Linden St, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
    Bring your children to visit with their favorite fairytale characters!
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  • Community Health Fair
    Thu, May 02
    Weakley County Courthouse
    May 02, 2019, 9:00 AM
    Weakley County Courthouse, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
    Local health care providers will give free health screenings and resource education.
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  • Community Wide Gospel Singing
    Wed, May 01
    First Baptist Church
    May 01, 2019, 7:00 PM
    First Baptist Church, 490 Morrow St, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
    Don't miss the opportunity to hear classically trained Mike Bundon and join the community in song!
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  • Pancake Supper
    Wed, May 01
    First Baptist Church
    May 01, 2019, 5:00 PM
    First Baptist Church, 490 Morrow St, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
    Come eat delicious pancakes for a good cause!
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  • Baking Contest
    Wed, May 01
    McWherter Civic Center
    May 01, 2019, 8:00 AM
    McWherter Civic Center, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
    Think you're a good cook? Bring your best and let the judges decide!
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  • Senior Citizen Luncheon
    Wed, May 01
    McWherter Civic Center
    May 01, 2019, 12:00 AM
    McWherter Civic Center, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
    Bring a dish and enjoy a community potluck!
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  • Children's Fun Bingo
    Tue, Apr 30
    Dresden Elementary School
    Apr 30, 2019, 7:00 PM
    Dresden Elementary School, 759 Linden St, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
    A free game of Bingo for children up to 12 years old!
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  • Fun Bingo
    Tue, Apr 30
    Dresden Middle School
    Apr 30, 2019, 7:00 PM
    Dresden Middle School, 759 Linden St A, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
    One of the most popular events of the week featuring great prizes! Free to enter.
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  • Tasting Party
    Mon, Apr 29
    Dresden Elks Lodge
    Apr 29, 2019, 5:00 PM
    Dresden Elks Lodge, 449 Poplar St, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
    You don't want to miss this event featuring the best food the city has to offer!
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  • Power Wheels in the Park
    Sun, Apr 28
    City Park
    Apr 28, 2019, 5:00 PM
    City Park, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
    Bring your power wheels and enjoy a fun obstacle course in the park!
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  • Cemetery Walk
    Sun, Apr 28
    Sunset Cemetery
    Apr 28, 2019, 4:00 PM
    Sunset Cemetery, 400 Poplar St, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
    If these streets could talk about for whom they were named for... let's see what they'd have to say!
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  • Stories of Our Streets Art Show
    Sun, Apr 28
    Dresden City Hall
    Apr 28, 2019, 8:30 AM
    Dresden City Hall, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
    Come see the talented art that our communities artists have to offer!
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  • City Wide Yardsale
    Sun, Apr 28
    Dresden
    Apr 28, 2019, 7:00 AM
    Dresden, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
    Clean out your closets and join us as we bargain hunt around the city!
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  • Prayer Breakfast
    Sun, Apr 28
    Dresden First United Methodist
    Apr 28, 2019, 7:00 AM
    Dresden First United Methodist, 105 S Church St, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
    Join us as we start the week with dignitaries and county officials with a delicious breakfast to kick off festival week!
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  • Opening Ceremonies
    Sat, Apr 27
    Dresden City Park
    Apr 27, 2019, 6:00 PM
    Dresden City Park, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
    It's time to kick off the 40th annual Tennessee Iris Festival!
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  • Pet Show
    Sat, Apr 27
    Dresden City Park
    Apr 27, 2019, 4:00 PM
    Dresden City Park, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
    Who has the cutest pet?
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CONTACT US

Tennessee Iris Festival | PO Box 801 | Dresden, Tennessee

731.364.2270

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