Garden lovers from across the region will venture to Jonesborough for the 28th Annual Garden Tour & Tea on Saturday, June 1. This is a self-guided walking tour through downtown Jonesborough.

The garden tour is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. which will include a traditional tea party from noon to 2 p.m. Registration will be held at the Jonesborough Visitors Center, located at 117 Boone Street, from 9 a.m. to noon. Tickets will go on sale today, Monday, April 1. They are $20 and may be purchased online at or by calling the Jonesborough Visitors Center at 423.753.1010. Tickets are limited.

This is an opportunity to take a sneak peek into some of Jonesborough’s hidden treasures by exploring many different gardens.


There will be Marketplace Vendors set up on the International Storytelling Center Plaza. Vendors will be set up from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be yard art, plants, garden items, tools, garden-style jewelry and other handcrafted goods.
This day-long charity event is hosted by the Schubert Club and the Tuesday Garden Club and is supported by the Northeast Tennessee Master Gardeners and the Southern Appalachian Plant Society. Funds received from the Garden Tour are used to support several community organizations, high school scholarships and horticulture related studies.


The Garden Tour & Tea is designed as a walking tour, but there will be bus transportation provided from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.