41st Annual Mountain Makins Festival

The award-winning Mountain Makins Festival celebrates the very best of Appalachian culture, from crafts to music. In 2016 it was selected as the Best Festival in the Southeast by the Southeast Festivals and Events Association. It has been designated a “Top 20 Event in the Southeast” four times by the Southeast Tourism Society, and was […]

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The Brewly Noted Beer Trail

Within the past twenty or so years Americans discovered just how much we love beer, and not just any beer but craft beer. A craving has really been developed for local, unique brews all across the states. With ingredients not commonly found in beer such as cocoa, cinnamon, fruit, vegetables, and many other flavorful spices […]

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Tennessee’s Largest Oktoberfest

From our heritage to the original settlers in the Tri-Cities, German heritage plays an important role in the Appalachian Mountains. The Kingsport Oktoberfest embraces our German influences with Oktoberfest, a celebration of German heritage and fun for everyone. Featuring the ever popular Wiener Dog races and award winning Craft Bier Garden, this year is one to […]

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Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol

The Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol will be College Football’s Biggest Ever on Sept. 10, 2016 when the Volunteers of the University of Tennessee take on the Hokies of Virginia Tech.  You won’t want to miss this historic sold out event and all the parties throughout the region in anticipation. There will be numerous events including concerts, festivals and […]

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River place on the Clinch

Located on the beautiful and serene Clinch River in rural Hancock County, Kyles Ford boasts diverse wildlife and recreation opportunities, scenic vistas and an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. River Place on the Clinch enables guests and visitors to experience this peaceful area by offering cabin rentals, canoe rentals, a retreat […]

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