8th Annual Cornbread & Moonshine Festival Set for May 1.


The 8th Annual Granville Cornbread & Moonshine Festival will occur on May 1, 2021 in Tennessee’s Mayberry Town, Granville, TN. This year's event is greatly expanded beginning with a Cornbread Cook-off in the Pioneer Village. Cornbread contest entries will be accepted from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Categories for entries are: Traditional Cornbread, Non-Traditional Cornbread, Aunt Bee’s Hoe Cakes and Cornmeal/TN Spirits Dessert. Cash prizes will be awarded: $25.00 First Place, $15.00 Second Place and $10.00 for Third Place in each category. Each participant will receive a Cornbread & Moonshine Festival T-Shirt and a bag of Eller Grist Mill Cornmeal.


The event will feature the grist mill operating and serving free hot water cornbread. Cornbread Lane will feature a southern lunch and opportunity to taste the cornbread entries.


Jason Ligon and crew will operate the Eller Grist Mill at Pioneer Village on May 1st as part of the Cornbread & Moonshine Festival

The 8th Annual Moonshine Festival will be operated by the Tennessee Whiskey Trail Guild

in Granville’s Pioneer Village from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. and will feature nine (9) Tennessee Distillers. Each distiller will have a booth set up to sample their products and will have products for sale. You must be age 21 to enter Moonshine Festival and there is a separate charge of $5.00 for the tasting.

The event will also feature The Def Leprechaun Band at Pruett Stage at 12 :00 and 2:00 p.m.

Craftsmen will be operating in the Pioneer Village, as well as all of the museums, shops, etc.

of Granville open. The day will also include the Grand Opening of the Granville Whiskey Decanter Museum featuring one of the largest collections of Jim Beam Decanters in the United States.

Admission to the entire festival is $5.00. Admission includes access to all museums and activities in Granville with the exception of the extra $5.00 charge for moonshine tasting. There is a $5.00 parking fee. For more information call 931-653-4151 or check the 2021 Events on this website.



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