Celebrate the history of your life with a class, school or family reunion in the most beautiful place in the Appalachian Mountains of East Tennessee. Historic Jonesborough has everything to meet your needs when planning a memorable reunion or anniversary celebration. Plan your special occasion with indoor or outdoor venues, mouthwatering catering, cakes, photographers, entertainment, charming overnight lodging, florists and more. Each of these resources is within a short walking or driving distance to the downtown area.
The International Storytelling Center offers an enchanting outdoor park and courtyard or two air-conditioned indoor rooms, all large enough to host almost any celebration. Old Quarters, just across from Jonesborough’s downtown courthouse and a short walk from most of Jonesborough’s Bed & Breakfasts, is the perfect venue to host a cozy event. No matter where you choose to hold your occasion, you’re sure to find the perfect location in Jonesborough’s Historic Downtown.
One of the essential aspects of planning for and hosting a successful reunion or celebration is choosing a location that offers plenty to do and see. What really makes a group gathering a success is when you can combine moments of group bonding and shared history with a variety of recreational activities that every age bracket and personality can appreciate. Historic Jonesborough is the perfect venue and offers each of these things and more.
Jonesborough has many nearby restaurants and cafes who cater for events, from the light refreshments to a buffet style lunch or dinner. Just within the downtown area, there are five restaurants that could help provide food and refreshments for your event.
There are many Bed & Breakfasts, a Historic Inn as well as a hotel, all within walking distance of downtown Jonesborough. Your guests will have an abundance of choices of places to stay while they’re in Town.
When your guests are ready to get out and about, Jonesborough has plenty of entertainment venues to choose from, ranging from an afternoon storytelling performance at the International Storytelling Center to an evening at the Jonesborough Repertory Theatre. And if you’re here during May through October, an enjoyable evening can be spent outside at Music on the Square, in the very heart of the award winning downtown square. They’ll also have plenty of shopping venues to choose from including fair trade or a recycled piece from Boxcar Betty’s Eco Depot or a beautiful piece of glass art at the Jonesborough Art Glass shop.
Come and celebrate your reunion or special occasion in Tennessee’s Oldest Town and your friends and family are sure to return for many decades to come. With Johnson City, Kingsport and Bristol just around the corner, Historic Jonesborough is a central location in the heart of East Tennessee and the Appalachian Mountains.