Tennessee’s Oldest Town will celebrate the 48th Annual Jonesborough Days Festival on June 29 through July 1 with family activities, an exciting music line-up, handmade arts and crafts, patriotic parade, fireworks, storytelling and much more.
The 2018 Jonesborough Days Festival will begin Friday, June 29 at 10 a.m. and the Annual Kick Off Dinner starting at 5:30 p.m. with music and more until 10 p.m. The festival will continue on Saturday at 10 a.m. with the parade marching through downtown and festivities continuing until 10 p.m. On Sunday, activities start at noon and the event wraps up with the annual fireworks display at 10 p.m. Admission to 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 and activities will take place throughout the historic district on all three days. Get your tickets now for the popular Kick Off Dinner on Friday evening at the International Storytelling Center. A low-country shrimp boil is on the menu with entertainment by the Jonesborough Novelty Band and lots of family fun for $15 per person.
Doc’s Front Porch will feature a variety of storytellers and musicians on the plaza at the International Storytelling Center during the day. The Main Stage will also feature entertainment each evening including headliners, The Beach Nite Band, Johnny Cash NOW and the Music City Stones. There will also be plenty of vendors and food available throughout the event.
Discovery Park, located behind the Storytelling Center, will offer even more activities for children and their families this year.
The Jonesborough Repertory Theatre will also present 1776 the Musical with performances scheduled all weekend long. Visit www.jonesboroughtheatre.com for show times and tickets. Parking will be available at Jonesborough Middle School for $5 per car, and a free shuttle will be running all weekend long.
For a complete event schedule, tickets or for more information on the 48th Annual Jonesborough Days Festival, call (423) 753-1010 or visit our website at www.jonesboroughdays.com.