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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Top of the Town Progressive Dinner

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Downtown Kingsport Wine Festival

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Farm to Table Dinner 2015

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News & Events

Community Calendar

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Flashdance – The Musical @ Niswonger Performing Arts Center
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm

The pop culture phenomenon of Flashdance is now live on stage, with electrifying dance at its core. Remember the hit songs from the movie “Flashdance – What a Feeling,” “Maniac,” “Gloria,” “Manhunt,” and “I Love Rock and Roll.”

Startup Weekend at Innovation Forge @ Innovation Forge
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm

Startup Weekend is a chance for entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs to pitch their ideas and see if they are feasible to market. As each chosen group works on their startup they will also be building and assessing their own theories and strategies. Many participants find that they learn new ideas and skills from the people on their team. During work hours and meal times participants will have time to build networks with members of the local technology community. These networks can lead to job offers, funding for your idea, or even a partner to launch with.

Tri-Cities Blender Users Group meeting @ Gray Fossil Site Museum
Oct 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

I am excited to announce that we have a location for our next Tri-Cities Blender Users Group meeting. We will be meeting at the Gray Fossil Site Museum on Saturday October 17, 2015 from 1pm to 4pm. Our meeting is free.  The fine people at the museum are providing us with a classroom with computers loaded with Blender and a projection system for our meeting. Come join us for fun if you are using Blender or have an interest in learning Blender.
Please pass this on to anyone who might be interested.

Looking forward to seeing you all and catching up.

Byron Kindig


Blender is a free and open source 3-D production suite that can obtained at www.blender.org