Hamblen County Festivals and Events

FEBRUARY

From Africa to Appalachia Celebration and Exhibit is an annual celebration held at RoseCenterin conjunction with Black History Month. The community-based event dedicated to sharing the cultural, creative and artistic spirit of African Americans fromEast Tennessee.

For more information, call Rose Center at 423-581-4330.

APRIL

The Spring Thyme in the Garden Herb and Craft Fair is held each April at Rose Center.  The celebration of spring includes a plant sale, live music, handmade crafts for garden and home, and luncheon. 

For more information, visit www.rosecenter.org or call 423-581-4330.

The Downtown Main Street Festival is held on the fourth Friday of each month beginning in April and running through September.  This outdoor event takes place in Historic Downtown Morristown and features monthly themes with entertainment, street vendors, classic cars shows and more.  

For more information, visit www.downtownmorristown.org or call 423-581-3280.

MAY

Nolichucky Vineyard hosts its annual Cinco de Mayo festival on the first Saturday in May.

For more information, visit www.nolichuckyvineyard.com or call Katie Martin at 423-312-6755 or Sabrina Long at 423-231-7778.

The annual Strawberry Festival is held in May. The exact date is determined as the strawberries ripen. The free event features great bluegrass, classic country, oldies and bluegrass gospel music all day long.  Visitors can enjoy arts and crafts vendors, a Kiddie Korner, food vendors, and tons of strawberries.

For more information, visit www.wcrk.com.

The annual Nolichucky Vineyard Bridal Extravaganza takes place each May and features everything the bride may need or want.

For more information, visit www.nolichuckyvineyard.com or call Katie Martin at 423-312-6755 or Sabrina Long at 423-231-7778.

Springtime in the City: Morristown Arts and Music Festival. Annual event featuring the best of blues, gospel, jazz and classical music. There are also fine arts exhibits, juried competitions and more.

For more information, call the Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce at 423-586-6382.

Pickin In The Park is held at Fred Miller Park every Thursday from May through September. The fun begins at 6 p.m. and lasts until dark. Bring a musical instrument to play along. 

For more information, visit www.PickinAtFredMillerPark.com or call 423-586-0260.

JUNE

Annual Morristown Art Association Juried Art Show. Held each year in the Edith Davis Gallery at Rose Center. This is the premier visual art event of the year in Morristown with some of the best artists inEast Tennessee submitting work for this show.

For more information, call 865-475-3006 or 423-312-8325.

The Wine, Blues & BBQ festival takes place each year at NolichuckyVineyard in Russellville.

For more information, visit www.nolichuckyvineyard.com or call Katie Martin at 423-312-6755 or Sabrina Long at 423-231-7778.

JULY

Annual Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration at Cherokee Park. Celebrate our nation’s birthday each July 4th at Cherokee Park. Enjoy delicious foods, watch arts and crafts demonstrations and listen to music. The evening concludes with a spectacular fireworks display.

For more information, call Cherokee Park at 423-586-5232.

Enjoy a leisurely float down the Nolichucky River, a tube and kayak race, the River Regatta and Tube Flotilla and entertainment during the annual River Festival at Nolichucky Vineyard. Take your own river equipment and lawn chairs.

For more information, visit www.nolichuckyvineyard.com or call Katie Martin at 423-312-6755 or Sabrina Long at 423-231-7778.

AUGUST

David Crockett’s Annual Birthday Party. Annual birthday party for famous Tennessean Davy Crockett is held each year at the Crockett Tavern Museum. Enjoy cake, drinks, children’s activities and museum tours.

For more information, call the Crockett Tavern Museumat 423-587-9900.

SEPTEMBER

Morristown:  A Celebration of Cultures is held each September at Fred Miller Park.  The free event offers a variety of cultural food, music and novelties to celebrate the wonderful cultural diversity of our region.  

For more information, visit www.mymorristown.com.

Arts in the Park is presented each September by the Morristown Art Association and the Morristown Parks and Recreation Department. The daylong event is held at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park at 350 W. 9th North St. and features two-dimensional art, sculpture, performing arts entertainment and children’s activities.  Admission is free. 

For more information, visit www.mymorristown.com or call 423-586-0260.

The Harvest Festival takes place each year at Nolichucky Vineyard and features a beauty pageant, grape stomping, entertainment and more.

For more information, visit www.nolichuckyvineyard.com or call Katie Martin at 423-312-6755 or Sabrina Long at 423-231-7778.

OCTOBER

Boo Fest at Fred Miller Park is sponsored by the City of Morristown’s Parks and Recreation Department.  The free event includes trick or treat around the walking trail and shopping at fun booths. 

For more information, please visit www.mymorristown.com or call 423-586-0260.

Mountain Makins Festival, Rose Center. Annual folk life and crafts festival celebrating the traditions of Appalachia through traditional music and dance, storytelling, fine arts, juried crafts, skilled demonstrations and a variety of delicious foods, children’s activities and more.

For more information, call the Rose Center at 423-581-4330.

The Haunted Trail and Hayride and Painted Pumpkin takes place throughout October at the Nolichucky Vineyard.

For more information, visit www.nolichuckyvineyard.com or call Katie Martin at 423-312-6755 or Sabrina Long at 423-231-7778.

DECEMBER

Christmas on Main Street. All-day event in downtown Morristown featuring visits with Santa, singing, crafts, food and more.

For more information, call the Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce at 423-586-6382.

Posted on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 10:56 am