Downtown Kingsport has much to offer, from restaurants and antique shops, theatre, and sweet treats, the downtown area is for everyone to explore. Come on down and see it for yourself!

Welcome to Downtown Kingsport

Downtown Kingsport Association is a private, non-profit membership organization dedicated to the revitalization of Downtown Kingsport. Our purpose is to promote Downtown Kingsport as the heart of our community, strengthen its economic viability by encouraging growth and diversity among businesses, and restore its unique historical characteristics and beauty.

Main Street, Tennessee

Downtown Kingsport was recently featured in an article, “Main Street, Tennessee” published by Ideal Living.  The article focuses on Tennessee communities working to keep their historic downtowns alive and vibrant.

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Call to Tri-Cities Artists, due date Nov 23, 2015, Opening reception is Dec 3 from 6-8 pm @ Art in the Heart Gallery
Dec 3 – Jan 9 all-day

——————-due date Nov 23, 2015

Opening reception is Dec. 3 from 6 – 8 p.m.  Show is on exhibit from December 3, 2015 through December 30, 2015

Tri-Cities and surrounding area artists are invited to submit two pieces of their original framed artwork for sale depicting interesting places and spaces in our beautiful region. Contact Kathy Hawk at murphawk@gmail.com for full information or stop by the Art in the Heart Gallery. Registration is due by November 23. Artwork is due Tuesday, December 1 at 11 a.m. Opening reception Thursday, December 3 from 6 – 8 p.m.


For more information call Art in the Heart Gallery at (423) 480-9702
Peace On Earth Kingsport Holiday Concert | 3:00pm @ 400 S. Wilcox Drive
Dec 5 all-day

Babes In Toyland, March of the Toys Sleigh Ride Christmas at the Movies Take A Ride With Santa Jingle Bell Rock Let There Be Peace On Earth Must Be Santa After the concerts, the festivities continue with a Cookie/Punch reception and a chance to visit with Santa Claus.

Lost State Writers Guild meeting @ Golden Corral Restaurant
Dec 5 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

The Lost State Writers Guild meets in Kingsport on the first Thursday of every third month. The Guild meets in Johnson City and Bristol the other months. The November meeting will include a Christmas themed writing exercise.