Special Events

Gallatin Parks and Recreation aims to inspire a strong feeling of community with more than 50 events every year. To get in on the excitement, explore our upcoming events and mark your calendar for these recurring festivities.

Pawpalooza Pet Festival


2022 will be the fifth anniversary of Gallatin's own tribute to pet ownership. We will have LIVE music all throughout the event, along with food trucks and vendors galore for you and your furry friend. Mark your calendar for September 24, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Come visit this fun-filled event for you and your pet. All proceeds from this event help the City of Gallatin support the Miracle Park playground.

For information, call 615-451-5911.

Give a listen to our friends at MIX 92.9 and come see them at Pawpalooza!

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Christmas Harvest Craft Show


 A long time tradition in the city of Gallatin. This craft extravaganza is always held the third Saturday in November. The community is invited to shop and mingle at GCC’s Christmas Harvest Craft Show. It’s a local tradition you don’t want to miss. 2022 Christmas Harvest Craft Show is Saturday, Nov. 19, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Gallatin Civic Center.

Please email Tatum Pryor for more information on how to apply to be a vendor.

Christmas Harvest Craft Show

Letter From Santa


Mid-November through mid-December, your child can sign up to receive a personal letter from Santa! Drop by the GCC to let Santa’s elves know you’d like to join in the fun. Your child can fill out a Santa Letter Form.



Helpful Resources

For more information on the events listed above, email Marketing & Events Coordinator Jenna Maddox.

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