Festivals and Events. For exact festival dates, contact the local visitors bureaus here

Map Call Festival/Event City Founded Rate Range Festival Month
Unicoi County Apple Festival Tri-Cities - Bristol, Johnson City & Kingsport TN; Heart of Appalachia VA Erwin 1977 Free Oct
Fun Fest Tri-Cities - Bristol, Johnson City & Kingsport TN; Heart of Appalachia VA Kingsport 1981 $$-$$$ Jul
UNOH 200 & Bush's Beans 150 Tri-Cities - Bristol, Johnson City & Kingsport TN; Heart of Appalachia VA Bristol $$$ Aug
Covered Bridge Celebration Tri-Cities - Bristol, Johnson City & Kingsport TN; Heart of Appalachia VA Elizabethton 1967 Free Jun
Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race Tri-Cities - Bristol, Johnson City & Kingsport TN; Heart of Appalachia VA Bristol 1961 $$$ Aug
Storytelling Live! Tri-Cities - Bristol, Johnson City & Kingsport TN; Heart of Appalachia VA Jonesborough 2002 $$ May-Oct
Heritage Days Tri-Cities - Bristol, Johnson City & Kingsport TN; Heart of Appalachia VA Rogersville 1979 Free Oct
Newport Harvest Street Festival Tri-Cities - Bristol, Johnson City & Kingsport TN; Heart of Appalachia VA Newport 1986 Free Oct
Quilt Festival Tri-Cities - Bristol, Johnson City & Kingsport TN; Heart of Appalachia VA Jonesborough Free-$$$ Jul
Roan Mountain Rhododendron Festival Tri-Cities - Bristol, Johnson City & Kingsport TN; Heart of Appalachia VA Roan Mountain 1947 $ Jun
Food City 500 Tri-Cities - Bristol, Johnson City & Kingsport TN; Heart of Appalachia VA Bristol 1992 $$$ Apr
Food City 300 Tri-Cities - Bristol, Johnson City & Kingsport TN; Heart of Appalachia VA Bristol 1982 $$$ Aug
Blue Plum Festival Tri-Cities - Bristol, Johnson City & Kingsport TN; Heart of Appalachia VA Johnson City 1999 Free Jun
Speedway in Lights at Bristol Motor Speedway Tri-Cities - Bristol, Johnson City & Kingsport TN; Heart of Appalachia VA Bristol 1998 $$ Nov-Jan
National Storytelling Festival Tri-Cities - Bristol, Johnson City & Kingsport TN; Heart of Appalachia VA Jonesborough 1973 $$$ Oct
Jonesborough Days Tri-Cities - Bristol, Johnson City & Kingsport TN; Heart of Appalachia VA Jonesborough 1970 Free-$$ Jul
Greeneville Iris Festival Tri-Cities - Bristol, Johnson City & Kingsport TN; Heart of Appalachia VA Greeneville 1994 Free May
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