Kingsport offers a truly astounding array of occasions to play, celebrate, and learn. From such popular annual events as the Santa Train and Fun Fest to show-stopping weekly celebrations of the arts; from living-history displays to the latest in modern pastimes; and from peaceful outdoor recreation opportunities [like 44 acres of public walking trails within our city] to wide-open adventure at nearby Bristol Motor Speedway, we warmly invite you to explore some of the lifestyle extras our citizens enjoy that make “Tennessee’s Bright Spot” so radiantly fulfilling. .
Kingsport boasts a tremendous variety of cultural opportunities to suite almost every taste. From theaters to museums, our bright city offers its citizens affordable access to a consistently entertaining variety of artistic expressions.
Located in beautiful Kingsport, Tennessee, this 3500 acre nature preserve features a 44 acre lake, Nature Center, Farmstead Museum, and a spectacular Planetarium Theater with a 40 foot diameter dome. The park programs are an integral part of the curriculum.
If there’s one thing that’s true about Kingsport, it’s that our citizens truly embody the Volunteer Spirit. We invite you to explore the many ways in which this radiant community loves to lend a helping hand.
Gourmands of every variety will find culinary choices fit for royal appetites here in Kingsport.
Click on Kingsport’s interactive calendar to locate an amazing array of activities here in our bright city– you’ll be pleased to find how many will appeal to you and your family.
Kingsport has a truly exciting story to tell about life on the early American frontier, and we’ve placed a high priority on preserving our past for future generations in an accessible, entertaining way.
Whether you are a first time bird watcher or a seasoned ‘birder’ the Kingsport Birding Trail, or KBT, is a fun and convenient way to explore some of east Tennessee’s richest natural treasures.
Any nature-lover will feel right at home here in our bright city. Kingsport [the only city in America that encircles an entire mountain, which is in itself one of the nation's largest city parks] offers thrillingly-quick access to many scenic wonders.
Kingsport offers dedicated shoppers a delightful array of “retail therapies.” Whether you’re interested in antiques, boutiques, or anything in-between, you’re sure to find what suits you here.
One of the best ways to get involved and learn about your new community is to volunteer. Whether the cause closest to your heart is children, animals, or the helping to prevent life threatening diseases, Kingsport offers the framework for you to help.