2021 Christmas Connection Dates:
(Fri & Sat)
Nov. 12 & 13, 2021

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 2021 will be the 42nd 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.

Dates of 2021:  November 12 & 13, 2021  (In 2021, please note the event will be held the SECOND weekend in November, due to covid-related scheduling logistics at the Civic Auditorium)

Location: Kingsport Civic Auditorium

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


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

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Click Here for the 2021 Application  Click the link to download this 3-page packet to apply for 2021’s show.

The 2021 show is full!  Applications for 2022 will be available in April 2022!
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 will be available April 1st, 2022! 

logo for 42nd year

Friday, Nov.12th  / 10am-7pm
Saturday, Nov.13th  / 10am – 7pm 

The 2021 show is full!  Look for the 2022 application April 1st, 2022!

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