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Happy Birthday Kingsport Carousel!

The Kingsport Carousel is 3 years old and you’re invited to the birthday party! To celebrate the Carousel’s birthday, all rides will be free on Saturday, July 7th. Enjoy rock and face painting, games, live music and more! The Carousel will be open for free rides on Saturday, July 7th beginning at 10:00 a.m. Come […]

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Want to help save our rivers & streams?

Love to paint? Want to help protect our local rivers and streams? The City of Kingsport Stormwater Department, with the help of the Office of Cultural Arts, is seeking local artists and creative minds to paint up five storm drains in the downtown area to raise awareness about the importance of protecting our rivers, stream […]

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Public Art Master Plan Roundtable Discussion

The Kingsport community is invited to share their input for a Public Art Master Plan at the Public Art Master Plan Roundtable Discussion. This is the second discussion session for residents for the Public Art Master Plan. The discussion session is planned for Tuesday, June 26, at 5:00 p.m. in room 239 of the Kingsport […]

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Kingsport Employee Wins Statewide Award

The Tennessee Chapter American Public Works Association awarded one of Kingsport’s public works employees the 2018 Murphy Snoderly Award. Kirby Walker, a long-time employee of the Kingsport Water Department, accepted the award in Knoxville. Walker, a lab technician, was nominated for his dedication to positive public outreach. In the decade that he’s been with public […]

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Biking at Bays Events

June is a great time to get out on the trails at Bays Mountain, and with two mountain biking events around the corner, there is something for every type of rider this month! Whether getting in a good workout on an old service road or challenging one’s self on a single track trail, Bays Mountain […]

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Softball & Volleyball Fun Fest Tournaments

Earn your bragging rights in the upcoming tournaments for Fun Fest, hosted by Kingsport Parks & Recreation. Enter the One-Pitch Softball Tournament or the Outdoor Volleyball Tournament with your team today! One-Pitch Softball Tournament: Divisions: Men’s Open Competitive, Men’s Open Recreational, Women’s Open & Coed Dates: Men’s Open Competitive, Men’s Open Recreational, Women’s Open – […]