A portion of our gift shop items are now for sale ONLINE! Follow this link to shop digitally: ONLINE ORDERING Shop with us even if you can’t make it to see us 🙂 Thank you for your purchase!
The Kingsport Carousel is a totally renovated 1956 Allen Herschell Carousel located inside the temperature controlled “Pal’s Roundhouse” at 350 Clinchfield Street Kingsport, TN (at the corner of E. Center Street & Clinchfield Street in Downtown Kingsport). We are currently closed, but hope to reopen soon. For updates to Carousel Schedule, please call 423-343-9834.
POSTPONED! Model Train Show coming to Kingsport! March 27 & 28, 2020
Train Displays! Interactive Demos! Vendors! Food Trucks! Carousel Rides! Crafts! Memorabilia! Scavenger Hunt!
The Kingsport Model Train Show will be held at the Kingsport Farmers Market on Friday, March 27th & Saturday, March 28th. Admission is only $5 and children 8 and under get in for FREE. Tickets will be available online at Arts.KingsportTN.gov (click here) for pre-sale, or at the door on event dates. This event is made possible with sponsorships by Engage Kingsport, The Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts, and the Kingsport Model Trains Project*.
You also won’t want to miss experiencing a local favorite “The Santa Train Project” and its 220’ of track, 16 tables of custom made mountains, scenery and replicas of local buildings all made by hand by community volunteers and train enthusiasts! Please contact Doug Paton with any questions: Kingsportmodeltrains@gmail.com or cell 423-502-5359
The Santa Train Project,
Lynchburg Area “N” Scalers,
New River Valley Model Railroaders,
Larry Weed’s Z Scale,
Crossville Model RR Club,
Mark Woomer of Kingsport,
Sam Spence of Meadowview, VA,
Pete Steuer of Mills River, NC,
Auntie Ruth’s Doughnuts & Pretzels,
Home Run Hot Dogs,
Kingsport Farmers Market Pavilion
Friday, March 27 from 12noon – 6pm
& Saturday, March 28 from 10am – 4pm
Directions to make calendar postings to www.EngageKingsport.com
CLICK ON THE “POST YOUR EVENT” BUTTON AND JUST FILL OUT THE FORM.
Please make sure to follow these guidelines:
Must include a contact person, email and/or phone number
Include the organization’s website address
PLEASE Include an image (photo), the calendar works best with images for the
If for any reason there needs to be a correction or addition to a post once it
has gone up, just email us your request.
Please let us know if you have any questions or suggestions. This is a
community calendar and we want you to use it and feel like it is yours. We
are getting quite a lot of traffic to this part of the website.
The Office of Cultural Arts
Email: Office of Cultural Arts
About the City of Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts & Engage Kingsport:
The Office of Cultural Arts, a department of the City of Kingsport Tennessee, connects, coordinates and engages the public with a creative community. It operates www.EngageKingsport.com website and regional event calendar, the Renaissance Arts Center, the Kingsport Farmer’s Market facility, the Kingsport Carousel Project, a public art program, concert and theatrical events including a dynamic Performing Arts Series, Christmas Connection Arts & Crafts Show, the Carousel Fine Craft Show and a broad range of support to the area’s arts organizations. The Office of Cultural Arts serves as the coordinator for the public and the city for all SPECIAL EVENTS conducted on city property. It works in tandem with Engage Kingsport, the “Friends of the Cultural Arts” group, a private 501(c)3 non-profit organization, in order to facilitate their objectives. The Office of Cultural Arts and Engage Kingsport’s goals are to collaborate with a variety of arts organizations as well as non-arts organizations, with the aim of increasing opportunities and outlets for artists of all types. As Kingsport and the surrounding communities become a destination for artists and art enthusiasts, new markets and opportunities emerge. The Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts and Engage Kingsport are dedicated to cultivating cultural assets and promoting them as vehicles for economic and community development within our region.