Bell Buckle Banquet Hall
27 Railroad Square
Bell Buckle, 37020
Located in historic downtown Bell Buckle, the Bell Buckle Banquet Hall is a multi-use facility with a dance floor and stage that can be uniquely decorated for any event. With a seating capacity of up to 300 people, the Banquet Hall offers full in-house catering services and can work with a budget to fit your needs. A perfect place for weddings, receptions, dances, reunions and other fun events. Special dinner buffets are held on most holidays.
Bell Buckle Café
16 Railroad Square E
Bell Buckle, 37020
Prize-winning, hickory-smoked barbeque, fresh hand-squeezed lemonade, down-home cooking specials seven days a week. Home of the famous Moon Pie sundae. Carry-out and catering available. Monday - Closed, Tuesday-Saturday 10:30 a.m.- 8 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Live country radio show Saturday 1–3 p.m., WLIJ 1580AM. Live music Friday and Saturday nights, 6:00-8:30 p.m. Great food in a down home setting!
The Filling Station
23 Railroad Square
Bell Buckle, 37020
Enjoy fried chicken and BBQ with all of the trimmings including cole slaw and baked beans Even though this food establishment has just a few chairs where you can eat and relax, it is primarily a take-out restaurant. The Filling Station will be opening in late spring.
The Walker Inn
207 Webb Road East
P O Box 5031 (Mailing Address)
Bell Buckle, 37020
The Walker Inn Bed & Breakfast is a beautifully restored 1890s Eastlake Victorian home in the heart of the quaint village of Bell Buckle, Tennessee. The Inn offers a warm and relaxing lodging experience and a delicious home-cooked breakfast. Whether you are seeking a peaceful retreat, a romantic getaway or simply want to experience the area, you will find what you are looking for at the Walker Inn. In addition to being located next door to The Webb School, just a short stroll brings you to the downtown area of Bell Buckle, where you will find charming antique shops, crafts by local artisans and delicious meals. The Inn can also be used for vacation rentals and as a private event space.
Fun Things to See and Do...
Antiques, Arts, &
123 Public Square South
You are sure to find something special in the Antique Mall’s 17,000+ sq. ft. of exciting space! Enjoy an eclectic blend of antiques, vintage, fashion, home décor, farmhouse, original art and jewelry. The Antique Mall also offers General Finishes milk paint and custom brushes, plus painting technique workshops. One of Bedford County’s more unique shopping destinations…the Antiques, Arts & Collectibles Mall!
Bedford County Arts Council
Fly Arts Center
204 S Main St
A registered, non-profit, volunteer organization devoted to preserving and promoting the arts and cultural diversity within the community. Live theatre plays are held throughout the year. Various art classes are scheduled monthly. Don’t miss a visit to the arts and crafts gift shop showcasing the work of area artisans.
Bedford County Fair
2119 Midland Rd (Off Hwy 231)
A non-profit organization that supports the agriculture areas throughout the county. This annual fair features animal shows, exhibitions, entertainment, antique tractors and much more. This event has been held for many years around the end of July/early August time period each year.
Butterfly Festival – Fine Arts & Crafts
Fly Arts Center
204 S. Main St
The Butterfly Festival Fine Arts & Crafts Show is a two-day event featuring visual art, fine crafts, photography and hands-on art for children. There will be three live release ceremonies. There will also be an entertainment stage, artist demonstrations and an outdoor classroom. This annual event is a great outing for the entire family!
1110 Evans St
P O Box 1010 (Mailing Address)
Calsonic Arena is an indoor facility that can seat up to 7,000 people for concerts. In this arena events such as monster truck shows, circuses, country music concerts, dog shows, car shows, motocross events, rodeos, etc., in addition to horseshows which are held regularly. The building was designed with the equine events as the number one priority, but we are delighted to host an event of almost any type. Calsonic Arena is booked approximately 40 out of the 52 weekends each year. Plenty of parking is available as well as easy access to the arena.
201 Depot St
Seeing a movie at the Capri Theatre is a royal treat. This theatre is a deco delight, with many of the original amenities, such as the illuminated signs above the rest room doors, the sleek steel railing on the staircase and ornate carpeting. The theatre’s fantastic marquee puts on its own show beginning each evening at sunset. The balcony auditorium is equipped with stadium seating and the main auditorium features plush rocking chairs. The theatre also offers outstanding concession treats.
Clearview Horse Farm Ranch and Lodging
2291 Hwy 231 S
Come and visit this beautiful all breed working horse farm. Five horse-themed guest rooms are available for overnight lodging. Horseback riding, pets welcome, and RV hookups are offered. Facilities include a professional indoor show arena, 80 stalls, floodlit outdoor arena and ample parking for RVs and trailers. The perfect setting for any type of show. Visit the website to learn about the many events held throughout the year. Farm tours available. Venue is available for large groups.
Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration
1110 Evans St
P O Box 1010 (Mailing Address)
The historic Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration Grounds in Shelbyville, TN is home to The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration®, which takes place each year in late summer for the 11 days ending on the Saturday night before Labor Day.
It is a thrill to watch the more than 2,000 horses compete during the 10-day-and-night Celebration with the World Grand Champion emerging on the last Saturday night before Labor Day.
The show has grown into its own 100-plus-acre equestrian complex; a complex frequented by many breeds and includes a 30,000 seat outdoor stadium, a 4,500 seat indoor arena, a covered outdoor practice arena, permanent stalls for more than 1,700 horses, and campgrounds featuring full hook-ups for more than 350 recreational vehicles.
The Shops at Main and McGrew
100 South Main St
Located in the historic post office building, Main & McGrew offers real antiques and primitives, collectibles, pop culture items, local artisan works, a large collection of records and books, and so much more! Also, inside, you will find Alex’s Rock Shop – an incredible selection of crystals, fossils, rocks, geodes, artifacts, and other related items. Visit us today! Now serving $1.00 ice cream.
Clearview Horse Farm, Ranch and Lodging
2291 Hwy 231 S
Come and visit this beautiful all breed working horse farm. Five horse-themed guest rooms with rustic charm. Each room has a private bath, Wi-Fi, TV, refrigerators and coffee makers.. All rooms offer modern amenities.
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham
1207 North Main St
Located in the heart of historic Bedford County, this newly constructed Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Shelbyville hotel welcomes you with friendly service and a host of handy amenities. Just minutes from the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration Grounds and an easy drive to the Jack Daniel Distillery and colorful Bell Buckle, this non-smoking hotel puts fun attractions and the down-home charm of the area within easy reach.
After a restful sleep on pillow top bedding, start your day off right with a free continental breakfast and stay in touch with free Wi-Fi access. Work out any time of day in the 24-hour fitness center and take advantage of ample free parking and laundry facilities. Each over-sized guest room features a 32-inch flat screen TV, or upgrade to a suite, complete with microwave and refrigerator. Handicapped accessible rooms and suites are also available.
Historic Chockley Tavern
111 Spring St
Historic Chockley Tavern, ca. 1852 is located in the Wartrace Square National Register Railroad District. This historic inn is on the Tullahoma Campaign self-driving tour. Located across the street in the railroad park is a Campaign Civil War kiosk, information on Gen. Patrick Cleburne, Hardee Corps Army of TN Memorial and L&N Caboose #1662.
Travel brochures, information and rocking chairs await guests on the front veranda. Many times daily you can enjoy a train go by. With advanced arrangements, step-on guide services can be arranged.
Tennessee Walking Horse National Museum
27 Main St
This museum serves as the permanent home in documenting the rich history of the Tennessee Walking Horse. Wartrace, Tennessee is known as “The Cradle of the Tennessee Walking Horse.” The museum showcases artifacts, documents and photographs which demonstrate the relevance of the breed. This museum allows the public an up close and personal view of these treasures. Group tours are welcome with advance reservations.
Tennessee Walking Horse Trail
In 1935, seven local horse trainers and breeders gathered to create the first walking horse association. The first year 208 horses were registered. This trail weaves through Southern Middle Tennessee featuring the burial place of “Strolling Jim” – the first World Grand Champion of The Celebration (buried on the grounds of the former Walking Horse Hotel – Wartrace), The Celebration Grounds (Shelbyville), the Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibitors Association (Lewisburg), and various walking horse farms. Several trail events are held throughout the year.
Big Creek Winery
7027 Main St
Wine tastings – locally grown – made from whole fruit. Local products in gift shop. Picnic area available.
Miller’s Grocery – A Country Café
7011 Main St
Known for outstanding food featuring chicken, catfish, bbq ribs and outstanding vegetables and salads. Featuring down-home cooking and fabulous desserts in an atmospheric old country store. Live music on weekends. Catering available. Open for lunch and dinner. Closed on Monday. Check website for specific times.
Allstar Fence and Deck
112 Zoe Ct
Fences of all kinds - farm, privacy, aluminum, picket, etc.; decks and other outdoor structures - pergolas, screened in rooms, patio covers. Visit the website for photos and more detailed information or email email@example.com
Stones River Craft
P O Box 11566
Art Studio Tour has given visitors a glimpse into the working studios of local artisans since 1993. This organization represents the best of the finest artisans in the Stones River area showcasing forged iron, pottery, stained glass, weaving, woodworking, fine jewelry, painting and functional home accessories.
Portraits by Darlene Shadden
Nashville, TN 37221
This portrait artist has received various local and national awards. Available for commission work, special events – if you are lucky you can watch her “in action” at select festivals and area events. A true performing artist and talented beyond belief, she paints pastels, oils, acrylics, charcoals and is available for conducting workshops for aspiring artists. Call for an appointment or to learn more about her services.
Clement Railroad Hotel Museum
100 Frank Clement Place
The Hotel Halbrook, home of the Clement Railroad Hotel Museum, was constructed in 1913 and is one of the few remaining examples of a railroad hotel in a small Tennessee town. It functioned as a working man’s hotel until 1954 and reopened to the public once again in June, 2009. The Museum explores the history and heritage of Dickson County, the Western Highland Rim and the State of Tennessee through exhibits and collections relating to the railroad, iron ore industry, commerce, the Civil War, settlement, and the accomplishments of Tennessee Governor Frank G. Clement. This museum serves to educate the community and tourists with tours being offered. The venue is available for rental. Closed on Sunday, Monday and major holidays. There is an admission charge for the tour. While visiting, check out their gift shop and special exhibits.
Freshwater Pearl Museum, Farm and Jewelry
(Located at Birdsong Resort & Marina)
255 Marina Rd
Witness a remarkable iridescent product of nature as it emerges from the indigenous Washboard mussel. Tennessee’s Official State Gem – the freshwater pearl - is rarely found naturally from these living animals, but grown at the only freshwater pearl-culturing farm operation in the North American continent. The organic gem stone-culturing operation is nestled in the pristine embayment of Birdsong Creek – just off the scenic Tennessee River’s beautiful Kentucky Lake – in Camden, West Tennessee, 9 miles north of Interstate 40 at Exit 133/Birdsong Exit. Tour packages available. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.