News & Events

HomeNews & EventsFall for Downtown Folk Fest and Pepper Festival

Fall for Downtown Folk Fest and Pepper Festival

Stroll through the streets of beautiful, downtown Kingsport, TN and enjoy this Mountain Celebration. Meet local artisans and get an early start on Christmas shopping at our arts & crafts booths. Pass the time listening to live music as you visit local businesses including antique and specialty shops. Take in the smells of fresh apple butter and homemade cooking.
Historic downtown Kingsport welcomes you to to usher in the autumn season with Folk Fest on September 24th!

Special performances inside 

LampLight Theatre during the day!

Live Bluegrass & Folk Music Artists

Children’s Activities

Bounce House

Arts and Crafts Booths

Petting Zoo

The Kingsport Pepper Festival 

Chili Eating Contest

Hot Pepper Eating contest

Face Painting

Country Cooking

And Much, Much More….