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Jonesborough Days July 4-6, 2019 in Tennessee's Oldest Town

Historic Jonesborough, Tennessee’s Oldest Town, will celebrate the 49th annual Jonesborough Days Festival on July 4th through the 6th with a parade, family activities, music, fireworks, storytelling and more!

The 2019 Jonesborough Days Festival will begin Thursday, July 4 at 10 a.m. with the parade and continue through Saturday, July 6 at 10 p.m. as it goes out with a bang during the annual fireworks display. Festival hours will be from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day. 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. 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 feature entertainment each evening including regional performers and more. The Low Country Shrimp Boil is always a festival favorite, featuring great food and entertainment and is a fundraiser for the festival. Jonesborough Days is also home to over 70 local handmade crafters, featuring some of the best craftsmen in the region. If you are interested in being a craft vendor, an application is on our website at www.jonesboroughtn.org or call (423) 753-1012.

There will be lots of family fun and memories to take with you in our Discovery Park, taking place behind the Storytelling Center all weekend. You will find hands-on ways to experience activities only found in Jonesborough including McKinney Center Art and Performance classes, Oak Hill School Sessions, an Archaeology Dig and Heritage Games and more. We will also feature the I Made it Market again, where young entrepreneurs get a change to sell their handmade art and goods. Visit Discovery Park each day and see what all Jonesborough has to discover!

The Main Stage Schedule will be announced soon with some exciting new entertainment and we have some fun contests being planned as well. To stay up to date on all festival information and announcements, follow us on Facebook at Jonesborough Days or call 423.753.1010 for more info.

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