kingsport logo

The Downtown Kingsport Association is hosting the annual nighttime Christmas Parade followed by the Christmas Tree Lighting in downtown Kingsport Saturday, December 4 at 6:00 p.m.

Individuals can expect closures on Clinchfield Street from West Center Street to Market Street, West Center Street from Clinchfield Street to Sullivan Street, and East Center Street from Sullivan Street to Clinchfield Street and other side streets within this area.  All road closures and detours will be in place by 5:30 p.m. and will remain closed through the duration of the events Saturday evening.  Center Street will be reopened at the conclusion of the parade.

The parade route is attached.

In addition to the parade route closures on Saturday, the 400 block of Broad Street will close at 10:00 a.m. for afternoon activities in the area and 300 block of Broad Street will close at 3:00 p.m. These closures will be lifted at the conclusion of the events.

For more information regarding the parade and tree lighting, please go to or call 423-246-6550.

parade route 2021