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Centennial Park Grand Opening Celebration

Be One of the First: Grand Opening of Kingsport Centennial Park
Leave your mark on history by celebrating with family and friends on this special day

The celebration will begin with a ribbon cutting and the official turning-on of the interactive water feature. 

Festivities include Cheerwine visiting us as they, too, are 100 this year. Their samples will provide the perfect centennial refresher. Face painting, free bubbles, and more will be available for kids to enjoy. Sleepy Owl is hosting a food truck rodeo and Sam’s Snoballs are making an appearance!

A variety of entertainment will join the celebration, including the Central Baptist Church Choir, Kingsport Showtime, Kingsport Ballet, the State Theatre Group and a magician! They will light up the stage and make you want to stay all day. While the festivities finish at 2:00pm, the park is yours forever!

…And specials from some of our downtown merchants!

Bellafina Chocolates – Opening on Saturday for the special event. 10am – 2pm. The first 100 to visit will receive a mini truffle sample pack.

High Voltage – Corn hole and Sam’s Snoballs

Style – 30% of a select 100 items

Picsee Studio – Photo booth with instant downloads

Main Street Pizza – $1 off Miller Lite and speciality pizza slices (11am-2pm only)

Abingdon Olive Oil – “Olivia” will be at the park and their 100 day specials will be going on

Sleepy Owl Brewery – Opening early; organized a food truck rally, using commemorative centennial cups to serve beer for the day
Centennial Park is located at 245 E Main Street, across from Main St Pizza. The grand opening park celebration will occur Saturday, August 26 from 11:00am – 2:00pm.

Parking areas include parking lot beside Bellafina Chocolates, on Broad St, Citizens Bank, Shelby St Parking Garage and along other downtown streets not blocked for the celebration.

We hope you’ll join us for this special centennial signature event!
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