Upcoming Events in Downtown Kingsport 2021
Saturday, October 16 from 4pm-7pm “Wine & Whiskey Festival” at the Kingsport Farmer’s Market
The Kingsport Wine & Whiskey Festival presented by B&B Package Store is the primary annual fundraiser for DKA – Downtown Kingsport Association.
Join us downtown at the Kingsport Farmers Market on Saturday, October 16 from 4pm-7pm. Don’t forget to bring your driver’s license to the event – you will be carded!
Wine Tasting Tickets – $40 Early Purchase (includes wine tasting)
VIP Tickets – $80 Early Purchase (includes wine and whiskey tasting, exclusive access to VIP area with food)
*Prices will increase the day of the event*
Live Entertainment: Jeff Lane
Food Trucks: Southern Craft
We want to say a big thank you to our sponsors for our event: Honda Kingsport, Abingdon Olive Oil, Urban Synergy, Fusion @BANQ, Powell Valley Bank, Bank of TN, Brown Edwards, Citizens Bank, HomeTrust Bank, High Voltage, and King’s Sport Axe House
DKA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to the revitalization of Downtown Kingsport. Our purpose is to promote Downtown Kingsport as the heart of our community, strengthen its economic viability by encouraging growth and diversity among businesses, and restore its unique historical characteristics and beauty.
Saturday, October 30 from 12pm-2pm “Trick or Treat on the Street” throughout Downtown Kingsport on Broad & Market St and Centennial Park
Join us for all the Halloween fun in Downtown Kingsport at Trick or Treat on the Street! Everything starts at noon on Broad and Market Streets!
12-2pm: Crafts N’ Treats with Kingsport Public Library
12pm-2pm: Go door to door to score sweet treats & spooky specials from participating downtown merchants
1pm: Dress up your furry friend in our first ever “Howl-O-Ween” Dog Costume Contest hosted by Pawsitive Ambitions. There will be 3 separate categories for judging, with a 1st place winner and runner up for each category. Judging will take place at Centennial Park.
1st category-Dogs 25 lbs and under
2nd category-Dogs over 25 lbs
3rd category-“Doggie Duo”, dress up with your furry friend & compete together to win!
Thursday, November 4 from 5pm-8pm “Holiday Open House, Shop & Hop” in Downtown Kingsport
It’s almost our favorite time of the year again!
Kick start the holiday season at our November Shop & Hop: The Holiday Open House on November 4th.
It’s never too early to begin checking off that Christmas Wish List, and what better way to do it then at The Holiday Open House in Downtown Kingsport.
Saturdays in November & December “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.
November 13-Sweet Treats & Drinks Guide
Start off the holiday season with a trip down candy cane lane as you try out all the sweet treats & drinks from a variety of our downtown businesses: bakeries, sweet shops, coffee shops, distilleries, breweries, and bars. Make sure to grab your “Sweet Treats & Drinks Guide” at the Kingsport Chamber or virtually on our FB Page.
November 20-Downtown History Tour
Stroll the streets of downtown and have a guided walk to learn about the history behind The Model City, led by Mr. Kingsport himself, Jeff Fleming. The time of tour(s) is TBD.
November 27-Holiday Window Walk & Small Business Saturday
As you head downtown to shop small & support local businesses for Small Business Saturday, this year we are adding a Holiday Window Walk Contest to the shopping fun!
From Nov 6th – Nov 26th downtown merchants will be decorating their window(s) for the holidays!
Finally, from Nov 27th – Nov 30th, shoppers will be able to vote for the Best Holiday Window displays as they shop & stroll in Downtown Kingsport.
The winners of the contest will be announced on Dec 1st, just in time for our big Jingle & Mingle Downtown holiday event!
Voting details to come!
December 4-Jingle & Mingle Downtown
We’re ready to welcome back Kingsport’s biggest holiday event of the year! Check out the full schedule on our FB Page or website, but know that we will be combining December’s Shop & Hop (12-6pm), Santa’s Workshop, Jingle Jams, the Christmas Parade, and the Tree Lighting into one big Christmas Extravaganza in Downtown Kingsport.
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.
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.
Saturday, December 4 from 12pm-8pm “Jingle & Mingle Downtown Christmas Event” in Downtown Kingsport
HO! HO! HO! It’s time to Jingle & Mingle Downtown at our 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
3pm-5pm Santa’s Workshop in Glen Bruce Park: Pictures with Santa, Letters to Santa, Very Merry Food Truck Rally, & more!
5pm Jingle Jams on Broad
6pm Jingle & Mingle Christmas Parade
7pm Christmas Tree Lighting