Life in Henderson

Henderson, TN is a small town that is full of charm and has an atmosphere of Southern hospitality. If you’re looking to get off campus for a little bit, there are a variety of ways to enjoy yourself. Whether it’s walking down the street to grab a bite to eat at one of the local restaurants or driving down the road to grab some of the town’s famous barbecue, you’ll always find something to satisfy your appetite.

In the fall, make sure that you plan a trip to the annual BBQ festival for some fried Oreos and a small town arts and crafts festival, or stop by one of the Arts in the Alley programs to hear great live music, view local artists’ works, and enjoy some grilled hamburgers and hot dogs.

If you’re looking for places to relax, you can head out to Chickasaw State Park to enjoy the beauty of nature, or head right up the road to Jackson, TN for shopping, bowling, or to take in a movie. Henderson may be a small town, but there are big things happening here!