• When is the Tusculum Old Oak Festival?

    Due to the coronavirus, the Old Oak Festival 2021 has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience, but our guests’ health and safety is our number one concern.
  • Where is the Tusculum Old Oak Festival?

    The festival will be held on the historic campus of Tusculum University, the first institution of higher education in Tennessee.
  • How much does the festival cost?

    The festival is free to the guest of the festival. There is a $25 non-refundable registration fee for all vendors, plus 10% of the overall earnings for outside vendors and 15% of the overall earnings from the inside vendors. The hours for the 2020 Old Oak Festival will run from 12-8pm on Friday, 10a-8pm on Saturday, and 1030a-5pm on Sunday.
  • What kinds of music will be featured?

    Friday evening we will have a Talent Show from 5-8pm. For all students and community that are interested. There will be first, second and third prizes for the winners. Saturday, there will be a variety of music genres. Sunday, there will be worship service provided by Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church (along with Church service). In addition, we will have contemporary Christian playing / performances until 5pm. For Entertainment information or questions, please contact Ken "Shadow" Winterbauer at 423-364-9394.
  • Will there be food?

    Goodness, YES! A variety of festival foods will be served throughout the festival. Come and enjoy all of the wonderful, delish foods provided by many food vendors.
  • Will there be children's activities?

    We have lots of great things planned for the kiddos at the Old Oak Festival. On Friday, from 12-2pm the students from our local schools will enjoy kid activities provided by the Greeneville Arts Council, Tusculum Baptist Church, the local Girl Scouts Troop, and the Office of Admissions. On Saturday, the Kiddie Korner will be open as well. We have several fun activities scheduled. We will have the Girl Scouts, we will have FREE popcorn, we will have rock painting, and much, much more. On Sunday, The Kiddie Korner will be open from 12-5pm as well. So many fun things planned all three days of the festival for the kiddos. Come one, come all!!!
  • Who can I contact about the festival?

    All questions or comments can be addressed with the Development Officer & Director of Special Events. The contact information is as follows- Email: events@tusculum.edu Phone: 423-636-0565 Office Location: Office is located inside of the Welcome Center. Across the street from Tusculum Baptist on Gilland Street.
  • Are pets allowed?

    Sorry, pets are NOT allowed on the campus of Tusculum University.