50 + Awesome Johnson City TN Events this Fall (2019)

It’s finally starting to cool down y’all, so let’s make the most of this wonderful weather! These festive Bristol, Kingsport, and Johnson City TN events are the perfect places to make awesome family memories this fall.

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50 + Festive Johnson City TN Events this Fall

Bristol, Kingsport, and Johnson City TN Events: September

Jonesborough Brews and Tunes: Evie Andrus

  • Date: September 1, 2019
  • Location: International Story Telling Center, Jonesborough, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

Sounds of Summer Concert Series

  • Date: September 3, 5, 10, 12, 24, 26, 2019
  • Location: Downtown Bristol, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

Jonesborough Brews and Tunes: Issac Gibson

  • Date: September 8, 2019
  • Location: International Story Telling Center, Jonesborough, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

TriPride Parade

  • Date: September 7, 2019
  • Location: Downtown Kingsport, TN
  • Cost: TBD

Founders After 5: The Howlin’ Brothers

  • Date: September 13, 2019
  • Location: Founders Park, Downtown Johnson City, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

Umoja Festival

  • Date: September 13-14, 2019
  • Location: Main Street, Johnson City, TN
  • Cost: FREE Admission

East TN Celtic Festival and Highland Games

  • Date: September 13-14, 2019
  • Location: Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site, Johnson City, TN
  • Cost: $10/adults, kids under 12 are FREE

Abingdon Vineyards Oktoberfest

  • Date: September 14,2019
  • Location: Abingdon, VA
  • Cost: FREE admission

Tri-Cities Heart Walk

  • Date: September 15, 2019
  • Location: ETSU, Johnson City, TN
  • Cost: donation based with pre-registered team

Jonesborough Brews and Tunes: Eleanor and the Chesters

  • Date: September 15, 2019
  • Location: International Story Telling Center, Jonesborough, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

Hills-N-Hollers Hog Rally

  • Date: September 18-21, 2019
  • Location: various
  • Cost: $25 – $35

Rhythm and Roots Music Festival

  • Date: September 20-22, 2019
  • Location: Downtown Bristol, TN
  • Cost: $45 – $125

Family Fall Festival

  • Date: September 21, 2019
  • Location: Cokesbury Church, Johnson City, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

Christmas in September Tree and Ornament Sale

  • Date: September 21, 2019
  • Location: Ronald McDonald House, State of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN
  • Cost: $10

Rhythm and Roots 10K and 5K

  • Date: September 21, 2019
  • Location: Anderson Park, Bristol, TN
  • Cost: $30 – $105

Sorghum Festival

  • Date: September 21, 2019
  • Location: Tipton-Haynes Historic Site, Johnson City, TN
  • Cost: $5/adults, $2.50/kids

Airport Appreciation Festival

  • Date: September 21, 2019
  • Location: New Tazewell Municipal Airport, Tazewell, TN
  • Cost: TBD

Towne Acres Fall Carnival

  • Date: September 27, 2019
  • Location: Towne Acres School, Johnson City, TN
  • Cost: TBD

Founders After 5: Time Sawyer

  • Date: September 27, 2019
  • Location: Founders Park, Downtown Johnson City, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

Lake Ridge Fall Festival

  • Date: September 27, 2019
  • Location: Lake Ridge Elementary School, Johnson City, TN
  • Cost: TBD

Fall Festival

  • Date: September 28, 2019
  • Location: Central Community Christian Church, Johnson City, TN
  • Cost: TBD

Folk Art Festival

  • Date: September 28-29, 2019
  • Location: Exchange Place, Kingsport, TN
  • Cost: $5

Southern Brewers Cup

  • Date: September 28, 2019
  • Location: TVA Credit Union Ballpark, Johnson City, TN
  • Cost: $30 – $70

Fall Festival at Medical Care

  • Date: September 28, 2019
  • Location: Medical Care, Elizabethton, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

Art Struck Festival

  • Date: September 28, 2019
  • Location: Founders Park, Johnson City, TN
  • Cost: TBD

Bluegrass Half Marathon

  • Date: September 29, 2019
  • Location: Founders Park, Johnson City, TN
  • Cost: $20 – $65
Top 50 + Fall Festivals in Johnson City TNl

October Festivals and Events

Sycamore Shoals Quilt Show

  • Date: October 4-6, 2019
  • Location: Sycamore Shoals, Elizabethton, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

Unicoi County Apple Festival

  • Date: October 4-5, 2019
  • Location: Downtown Erwin, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

National Storytelling Festival

  • Date: October 4-6, 2019
  • Location: International Storytelling Center Jonesborough, TN
  • Cost: $45 – $110

Harvest Festival

  • Date: October 5, 2019
  • Location: Holston Mountain Artisans, Abingdon, VA
  • Cost: FREE admission

Chili Cook Off

  • Date: October 5, 2019
  • Location: Roan Mountain State Park, Roan Mountain, TN
  • Cost: TBD

Founders After 5: Annabelle’s Curse

  • Date: October 11, 2019
  • Location: Founders Park, Downtown Johnson City, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

Barktober Fest

  • Date: October 12, 2019
  • Location: Founders Park, Johnson City, TN
  • Cost: TBD

Stories From the Pumpkin Patch

  • Date: October 12, 2019
  • Location: Tipton-Haynes Historic Sites, , TN
  • Cost: $5/adults, $2.50/kids

Autumn Harvest and History Festival

  • Date: October 12, 2019
  • Location: Roan Mountain State Park, Roan Mountain, TN
  • Cost: TBD

Fall Family Festival

  • Date: October 12, 2019
  • Location: Rocky Mount State Historic Site, Piney Flats, TN
  • Cost: $10/adults, $5/kids

BBQ, Blues, and Brews

  • Date: October 19, 2019
  • Location: Covered Bridge Park, Elizabethton TN
  • Cost: $10 – $30

International BBQ Festival

  • Date: October 24, 2019
  • Location: Creative Cuisine Culinary School, Kingsport, TN
  • Cost: $15/advanced purchase $20/at the door

Wine and Whiskey Festival

  • Date: October 19, 2019
  • Location: Kingsport Farmers’ Market
  • Cost: $40 – $100

Witches Wynd

  • Date: October 25-26, 2019
  • Location: Exchange Place, Kingsport, TN
  • Cost: $10

Boo ‘N Brew

  • Date: October 26, 2019
  • Location: The Mall, Johnson City, TN
  • Cost: TBD

Halloween Fall Fun

  • Date: October 26, 2019
  • Location: Roan Mountain State Park, Roan Mountain, TN
  • Cost: TBD

Fall Festival and Trunk-or-Treat

  • Date: October 27, 2019
  • Location: Mountain View Baptist Church, Johnson City, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

November Festivals and Events

Mistletoe Market

  • Date: October 31 – November 3, 2019
  • Location: Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, Abingdon, VA
  • Cost: $6/adult, $4/child

The S’Mores Run

  • Date: November 2, 2019
  • Location: Tweetsie Trail Head, Johnson City, TN
  • Cost: $35

Christmas Craft Show (needs confirmation)

  • Date: November 2, 2019
  • Location: 1401 Virginia Ave, Bristol, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

Johnson City Film Festival

  • Date: November 8-9, 2019
  • Location: 300 East Main St, Johnson City, TN
  • Cost: $10 – $20

Colonial Harvest Celebration

  • Date: November 9-10, 2019
  • Location: Fort Watauga, Elizabethton, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

Holiday Barn Sale

  • Date: November 9, 2019
  • Location: Harvest Acres Farm, Limestone, TN
  • Cost: FREE admission

Johnson City Vegan Festival

  • Date: November 9, 2019
  • Location: iTrain Fitness, 103 LP Auer Road, Johnson City, TN
  • Cost: TBD

Greeneville Festival of Trees

  • Date: November 10 -19, 2019
  • Location: Greeneville Commons Shopping Center, Greeneville, TN
  • Cost: TBD

Fall Books to Share

  • Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn – Discover the many gorgeous and exciting signs of the changing seasons.
  • Apples and Pumpkin – If you are taking you’re kids to the pumpkin farm or apple orchard this fall, this is the book for you!
  • Too Many Pumpkins – In this cute book, kids find out what happens when you plant too many pumpkins.

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