From music festivals, car races, history, heritage, food and everything in between. Here's your guide.
World War II was still raging when the Santa Train made its first journey from Pikeville, Ky. to Kingsport in 1943. That’s how long the little holiday train that could has been warming hearts and bringing smiles the faces of countless people along its route. While much has changed in the world over the last 77 years, little is different about the iconic Santa Train which makes its 110-mile journey through parts of three states, including Virginia, every year on…Find out more »
Nov. 30 – Small Business Saturday in Downtown Kingsport takes place annually the Saturday after Thanksgiving, helping you get your Christmas shopping done early by shopping small and shopping local! You'll find some great deals in Downtown Kingsport during this annual holiday shopping tradition aimed at supporting small businesses and our local economy.Find out more »
Dec. 5 – The Sip & Stroll Jingle and Mingle will help you finish up that holiday shopping and you'll have plenty of fun while doing it! A number of downtown shops will stay open, offering drinks, treats, and special deals from 5- 8 p.m. Sip and stroll your way through the unique downtown shops and find something for everyone on your list.!Find out more »
Dec. 7 – The Kingsport Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting in Downtown Kingsport help us celebrate the holidays as a community. Family fun and photos with Santa start at 2 p.m. while the parade will start at 6 p.m. You won’t want to miss seeing everyone celebrating Christmas as the iconic parade moves throughout downtown and through legendary Church Circle. Right after the parade, the annual tree lighting will take place in Church Circle.Find out more »
Dec. 8 – The Holiday Loft Tours will take you to some of our most beautiful downtown lofts on this self-guided tour. You’ll get an inside look at downtown living at one of our most popular holiday events. If you’ve been on the tour before, make sure you come again because new lofts have been added to the tour that will help get you into the Christmas spirit! Tours are from 2-5 p.m. and tickets are $25.Find out more »