Downtown Kingsport has much to offer, from restaurants and antique shops, theatre, and sweet treats, the downtown area is for everyone to explore. Come on down and see it for yourself!


HO! HO! HO! It’s time for Downtown Kingsport Jingle & Mingle Christmas Parade, and we can hardly wait!
We have so much coming your way this Christmas season, so make sure to go to our FB Page or click on the Events tab on our website to see what’s to come, we can hardly wait 🎅🏼 💫

 “Downtown for the Holidays” in Downtown Kingsport

We have a lot in store for Downtown Kingsport as we approach the holiday season and we want to share the news with you now, as you’re making your holiday plans. We are excited to announce Downtown for the Holidays! Starting Saturday, November 13 thru December 18, there will be something to do every weekend for the holidays in Downtown Kingsport.

December 4-Jingle & Mingle Downtown

We’re ready to welcome back Kingsport’s biggest holiday event of the year!

Join us for a full day of Christmas fun in Downtown Kingsport on Saturday, December 4th starting at noon.
12pm-6pm Shop & Hop sponsored by Honda Kingsport
3pm-5pm Santa’s Workshop in Glen Bruce Park: Pictures with Santa, Letters to Santa sponsored by TVA Employees Credit Union,
Very Merry Food Truck Rally, & more!
5pm Jingle Jams on Broad sponsored by Eastman Credit Union
6pm Jingle & Mingle Christmas Parade sponsored by Times News
7pm Christmas Tree Lighting sponsored by Integrity Capital Management
December 11-The Last Minute Local Gift Guide
Head downtown for those last minute Christmas gift needs on December 11th. From stocking stuffers to grand gesture gifts, make sure to grab a “Last Minute Local Gift Guide” to check out all the amazing gift ideas available at our downtown businesses: boutiques, antique shops, art galleries, salons, spas & specialty stores. Make sure to grab your guide at the Kingsport Chamber or virtually on our FB Page.
Additional Event-Wrapping Party at Kingsport Public Library Shopping for last minute local Christmas gifts downtown? Bring your gift purchases to the library anytime between 11-3 on Saturday, December 11th (until supplies run out) and use our large tables, tape, labels, bows and gift wrap paper (or bring your own) to wrap your gifts. We will have Christmas music and hot chocolate to make wrapping your gifts even more festive.
Additional Event-December 12:Living Nativity by First Baptist Church Kingsport
Living Nativity is a drive-through venue allowing visitors to experience a night in Bethlehem at the time of Jesus’ birth. We will also have a pedestrian option for those wanting a closer look!
Starts at 6pm!
December 18-The 12 Tastes (& More) of Christmas
Celebrate the last weekend of our holiday events & try the 12 Tastes (& More) of Christmas throughout Downtown Kingsport. Need to know where to order your holiday trays, pick up the best locally brewed beer and holiday spirits, or get decadent candies, cupcakes, cakes, and pies for your holiday party? Looking for the best local restaurants and entertainment venues to take your family and guests for a night out on the town? This guide will have you covered! Make sure to grab your guide at the Kingsport Chamber or virtually on our FB Page.

Tennessee Main Street

Downtown Kingsport was recently featured in an article, “Main Street, Tennessee” published by Ideal Living.  The article focuses on Tennessee communities working to keep their historic downtowns alive and vibrant.

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Downtown Kingsport Master Plan

The Downtown Kingsport Master Plan is the City of Kingsport’s downtown role as the economic and cultural heart of the community. The plan will facilitate the direction, type, location, and scale of new development and associated downtown improvements for the next ten years.

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