2020 Christmas Connection Dates:
(Fri – Sun)
Nov. 13, 14, 15, 2020

The Christmas Connection is a very well established cultural event in Kingsport, hosting some of the region’s best craft artists. This favorite holiday staple is looked forward to year after year!  Year 2020 will be the 41st consecutive year serving the artists and the community! The Civic Auditorium will host artistic creations in various media, just in time for Christmas gift shopping.  Read the article here

Dates of 2020:  November 13, 14, 15, 2020  (In 2020, please note the event will be held the SECOND weekend in November, due to the elections being held at the Civic Auditorium)

Location: Kingsport Civic Auditorium

Sponsored by: City of Kingsport, Office of Cultural Arts (423) 392-8414

Event details: 


Admission: Admission to this fun-filled, shopping event is FREE and open to the public!

Applications will be available in April 2020!
July 1 – DEADLINE for applications & photos. No cost to apply!  Acceptance is by invitation only. All applications are reviewed by a selection committee, taking various factors into consideration in order to create a high quality, attractive show having a good mix of artistic and crafting creations. There will be a limited number of exhibitions for each category or media.  Applications are now available!  CLICK HERE to download this 3-page packet to apply for 2020’s show


Friday, Nov.13th  / 12noon-7pm
Saturday, Nov.14th  / 10am – 5pm,
Sunday, Nov.15th  / 12noon – 4pm
Stay Tuned!

Event details: 

For more information on the Christmas Connection Arts & Crafts Fair,
please call 423-392-8414 or email