Upcoming Events

From music festivals, car races, history, heritage, food and everything in between. Here's your guide.


Bristol Station Brews & Taps 41 Piedmont Ave, Bristol, VA

Join us Saturday, October 27th for a cornhole tournament at Bristol Station Brews & Taproom! Pre-registration starts NOW at Bristol Station (41 Piedmont Avenue) or at the Believe in Bristol office (20 6th Street)! The pre-registration fee is $20 per team of two. Day of registration will begin at 2:00pm (along with the pre-party!) and


Downtown Bristol Annual Christmas Open House

Downtown Bristol Bristol, TN

Ready or not, it’s time to GET INTO THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT! Believe in Bristol will again sponsor the Annual Christmas Open House in Historic Downtown Bristol on Monday, November 19, 2018, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Come kick off the holiday season with merriment and good cheer! Santa Claus will be giving out candy canes,


Journey’s End

Downtown Bristol Bristol, TN

Journey's End December 18 | Downtown Bristol December 17, 2018 (Bristol TN/VA) - On Tuesday, December 18th at 6:00 PM, Journey’s End will again take place in Historic Downtown Bristol!  Journey’s End is Bristol’s local interpretation of the Latino tradition of Las Posadas (The Inns). Mary and Joseph’s journey to Bethlehem is recreated as they

The Bristol Hotel: New Years Bash

Downtown Bristol Bristol, TN

New Years Bash at The Bristol Hotel December 31 | Bristol Hotel Book our New Year’s Package and get exclusive access to The Bristol Hotel's New Year’s Eve party! This private party will be held in The King Ballroom at The Bristol Hotel on December 31st, 2018 from 8:30 PM to 1:30 AM. In addition


Noon Years Eve

Downtown Bristol Bristol, TN

Noon Years Eve (Kids Event) December 31 | Quaker Steak and Lube Have you ever wanted to celebrate a countdown with your kids on New Years but don't want to mess their schedules up? Or maybe you have adult plans for the night and would like to share the experience with your children still? We

Bristol: “The Legacy Lives” MLK Parade

Bristol Train Station 101 M.L.K. Jr Blvd, Bristol, VA

The Bristol Train Station Board, YWCA NETN and SWVA and APEC will host a community observance of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The commemoration event will be held on the national King holiday. Our theme, “The Legacy Lives” reminds us that the work Dr. King began is still important and


Bristol: 2nd Annual Dancing Downtown Adult Prom

Downtown Bristol Bristol, TN

You asked and we listened, Adult Prom is back! Believe in Bristol is gearing up for our spring fundraiser, Dancing Downtown: 2nd Annual Adult Prom! Join us Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the Foundation Event Facility and party with a purpose! This event includes all your favorite prom staples from balloon arches and cheesy prom

$25 – $185

Bristol’s Star Spangled Celebration with The Cleverlys

Downtown Bristol Bristol, TN

Thursday, July 4th, 2019 Schedule 4:00 PM: Parade Line-up on Morrison Blvd. (Contact Believe in Bristol for a parade application!) 5:00 PM: Bristol's Independence Day Parade — State Street 6:00 PM: Events in Cumberland Square Park including: Special Recognition of all Veterans Presented by Danny Hill Family Fun Events in the Park Inflatables, “Eating Contests”,


Bristol is Hot!  The Bristol Pepper Fest returns to 6th Street


Bristol heats up as the 2nd Annual Bristol Pepper Fest comes to town this Saturday, September 25th in Downtown Bristol.  Located on 6th Street on the Tennessee side of town, the free event will feature hot pepper eating contests, demonstrations, hot pepper plant sales, sauces, live music, and other homemade vendors. Coordinated by Believe in

Downtown Bristol Tailgate

Downtown Bristol Bristol, TN

Believe in Bristol and Bristol, Tennessee Parks & Recreation are teaming up to bring the inaugural Downtown Bristol Tailgate on Saturday, October 23rd at the Downtown Center, located at 810 State Street. The day of family fun will feature a cornhole tournament, kid’s activities, live music, beer garden, and college football streaming all day long. Downtown

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