If there’s one thing we know, it’s that Southerners pride themselves on tradition, and nowhere is that more true than in the buckle of the Bible Belt: Nashville, Tennessee. While there are plenty of genteel and time-honored traditions here, there are also plenty of bizarre traditions that show off Nashville’s weird and wild side. Not surprisingly, these idiosyncrasies draw folks in from all over the country and even the world. From people dressing like tomatoes to people throwing fish at hockey games, Nashville certainly has its fair share of regular weirdness. Here are just a few of those weird things people from Nashville do!

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Did you know about any of these weird things about Nashville? If so, which ones? Do you have any other unique traditions in Nashville to share? We’d love to read about your experience in the comments section below!

Continue honing your in-depth knowledge of Nashville by reading 10 Of The Greatest Destinations Most Nashvillians Overlook.

For those who love hiking, you can find some great trails in and around the area by going to the AllTrails website.

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More Volunteer State Adventures

Where can we find historic Civil War sites near Nashville?

  • Shy's Hill played a key role in the Battle of Nashville as it is where the Union forces defeated the Confederate army.
  • The Travellers Rest Historic House Museum was the headquarters of Confederate General John Bell Hood during the Battle of Nashville.
  • Fort Negley as built by Union troops after they commandeered the city in victory in 1862.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other fascinating historic Civil War sites in Nashville.

Where can we go bargain shopping in Tennessee?

  • Starland Vintage & Unusual in Nashville sells vintage clothing, home goods, jewelry, records, novelties, books, and more.
  • The Ogle Brothers General Store in Sevierville features everything you can think of and has been owned by the same family for well over a century.
  • The Great Smokies Flea Market in Kodak features over 1,000 rotating vendors.

Read on to learn about some of the many other wonderful places to go bargain shopping in Tennessee.

Where can we find river towns in Tennessee?

  • Chattanooga is one of the state’s favorite river towns, although it is really considered to be a “big city.”
  • Clifton is a charming little town set alongside the Tennessee River and a big draw for those desiring to get away from it all.
  • Tiptonville, located between the Mississippi River and Blue Basin has managed to maintain its small-town ambiance since its early founding.

Read on to learn more about some of the other beautiful river towns in Tennessee.