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Celebrate the Spookiest Season Of The Year In Jonesborough!

From a jack-o-lantern drive-thru and chilling tales to ghoulish goodies for all and a spooky drive-in movie, you’re sure to get into the spirit of Halloween in Tennessee’s Oldest Town. This is the place to find all the eerie and fun events taking place in Jonesborough.

Ghoulish Goodies

Virtual trick-or-treating event in downtown Jonesborough

Septmeber 20-October 24

The Washington County Library has teamed up with the Jonesborough community for a second year, to bring a virtual alternative to the Haunts and Happenings event. Participating businesses in Historic Jonesborough will have QR codes displayed in their windows and will be changed every Wednesday from October 4 to October 24. Each code will be worth a specific prize, ranging from handfuls of candy, full-sized candy bars and digital raffle tickets for giveaways. Prize pick up will be October 25 to October 29.

In order to participate, please visit the Beanstack website and register! The Beanstack app for both iOS and Android devices. The deadline to register for the event is Monday,  September 20 and will last until October 17, the end of the second week. For questions, please contact Allen McCumber at amccumber@wclibrarytn.org.

Jack-O-Lantern Drive-Thru

October 28-31 from 6-9pm

During the Jack-o-lantern Drive Thru pumpkins will be lit and on display along Main Street from Thursday, October 28 through Sunday, October 31. Pumpkins can be picked up and dropped off at the Jonesborough Visitors Center, located at 117 Boone Street. Pick up will be Monday, October 25 between 4 p.m.-7pm and drop off will be Wednesday, October 27 between  4-7pm and Thursday, October 28 between 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be three categories participants can enter in for prizes: kids, family and adults. Participants must write their name and phone number written on the bottom of the pumpkin.

When Will The Winners Be Announced?

Jack-o-lantern contest winners will be announced on the Main Street Jonesborough social media pages, Facebook and Instagram, so make sure to check those to see if you’ve won.

Movies On Main: Drive-In Edition presents Disney’s Hocus Pocus

October 29 at 8 p.m.

The Drive-In Movie night will take place Friday, October 29 at 8 p.m. behind the Washington County Courthouse. Disney’s Hocus Pocus will be the feature film. The cost is $10 for each car, and must be purchased in advance at Jonesborough.com/tickets. At check-in attendees will be refunded $10 but in JAMSA coins that can be used in downtown shops and restaurants. A portion of the Parson’s Table parking lot is an overflow lot for attendees.