Jonesborough Days Kicks off on July 3rd!
Tennessee’s Oldest Town will celebrate the Annual Jonesborough Days Festival July 3rd and 4th. Family activities, an exciting music line-up, handmade local crafts, a patriotic parade, storytelling, fireworks and much more are scheduled for the holiday weekend.
The 2021 Jonesborough Days Festival will begin Saturday, July 3rd at 10 am with the locally favorite Jonesborough Days Parade. The parade kicks off a weekend full of activities, music, contests, festival food and will wrap up on Sunday night with the annual fireworks display beginning at 10 pm. The festival is free and open to the public.
The festival has been voted as one of the top events in the southeast and is known for its community patriotism and nostalgic atmosphere. Various entertainment ad activities take place throughout the historic district on both Saturday and Sunday. Doc’s Front Porch will feature a variety of storytellers and musicians on the plaza at the International Storytelling Center during the day. The BrightRidge Main Stage will feature entertainment each evening. There will be over 70 local artists and craftsmen showcasing a variety of handmade wares. Of course there will be a variety of great festival foods including everything from cheese steaks to funnel cakes.
Discovery Park, located behind the Storytelling Center, will offer many activities for children and their families. There will be lots of experiences only found in Jonesborough. McKinney Center art activities, Oak Hill School sessions complete with a schoolmarm, heritage games are just a few of what will be going on each day. Discovery Park is sponsored by First Horizon Foundation.
The Jonesborough Repertory Theatre will also present the USO Show with performances scheduled all weekend. You can visit their website; jonesboroughtheatre.com for show times and links to purchase tickets