Downtown Playground

The General Shale Complex has the potential to become a premier destination for Kingsport. In addition to Brickyard Park that brings in regional and national youth sports tournaments, the next phase will be to create a multipurpose outdoor venue.

Potential uses include the following:

  • Adventure racing
  • Festivals
  • Major concerts
  • Benefit Walks/Runs
  • Car shows
  • Cross country races
  • Cyclocross course
  • Boat shows
  • Tractor/Farm equipment shows
  • Food truck rodeos
  • Kite flying
  • Hot air balloon launches
  • Art in the park
  • Sports events/tournaments
  • Outdoor movie
  • Dog show
  • Outdoor holiday displays
  • And more!