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Jonesborough Days Festival

July 2, 2022 - July 3, 2022

Tennessee’s Oldest Town is excited to host the 2022 Jonesborough Days Festival on July 2 and July 3. This event includes family activities, live music, handmade local crafts, a patriotic parade and fireworks.


Admission to the festival is free and open to the public. The festival hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 2 and 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday, July 3. The festival begins Saturday, July 2 at 10 a.m. with a parade to kick off the festivities. Activities, music, contests and more will continue throughout the weekend. The fireworks display starts at 10 p.m. on Sunday, July 3 to wrap up the celebration.

The festival is voted as one of the top events in the southeast and is known for its community patriotism and nostalgic atmosphere. Pre-events are planned this year including a Kick-Off Dinner on Thursday, June 30 starting at 6 p.m. with a low county shrimp boil and entertainment. Tickets for the festival fundraiser will be on sale on JonesboroughDays.com starting Wednesday, June 1. On Friday, July 1, Wetlands Water Park will host Jonesborough Days Pool Party from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Admission is $5 per person.

During the festival there will be various entertainment and activities taking place throughout the historic district on both days. Doc’s Front Porch will feature a variety of storytellers and musicians on the International Storytelling Center Plaza during the day. The Main Stage will feature entertainment each evening.

Children will have many activities to do in Discovery Park on Saturday and Sunday located on the lawn of Central Christian Church. Discovery Park will offer various activities for children and their families including McKinney Center Art activities, mining for gems hosted by The Crystal Raven, sprinklers and more. Heritage Games will also be hosted by the Heritage Alliance in front of the Christopher Taylor Cabin.

The festival will conclude on Sunday, July 3 at 10 p.m. with a fireworks display. Viewing of the show can be seen throughout the town limits. Electric 94.9 will air music synced with the fireworks show.

Parking is available at the Jonesborough Middle School for $5 per car and a free shuttle will run all weekend long. For a complete event schedule, tickets or more information about Jonesborough Days, call 423.753.1010 or visit JonesboroughDays.com. This year’s festival sponsors include BrightRidge, First Tennessee Foundation and Food City.


About the Town of Jonesborough: A unique 18th century town nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of Northeast Tennessee, Jonesborough’s natural beauty, charming architecture, and storytelling heritage have attracted visitors worldwide. Stay a day, a week or forever, and create your own stories in beautiful Historic Jonesborough. Visit www.jonesborough.com for more information.


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Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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