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Townsend Grains & Grits Festival

Saturday, November 2

The Townsend Grains and Grits Festival is a celebration of southern spirits and gourmet grub. We have created a unique opportunity for you to experience our thriving craft spirits and gourmet food community, while discovering some of the region’s legendary distillers and blenders, taking place in the Peaceful Side of the Smokies.

The Townsend Grains & Grits Festival provides an intimate sampling event, offering something for consumers, foodies, bartenders and spirit professionals alike.

Restaurants to Include: Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro, Old Mill Pottery House, RT Lodge, Miss Lily’s Catering, Flats and Taps Knoxville, Nama/Cru/Shucks, Michael Sullivan, J.Q. Dickerson Salt Works, Northshore Brasserie, Liro Chocolate, The Walnut Kitchen & Rickard BBQ

For a list of the breweries that will be in attendance, see the event website. The event is 21 and over… Rain or Shine…NO REFUNDS


Townsend Visitor’s Center


Saturday, November 2

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