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Holiday Sip & Shop

Downtown Elizabethton Elizabethton

Join us for a special evening in Downtown Elizabethton to enjoy extended holiday shopping hours, delicious beverages (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic offered), & the magic of Christmas! --- Participating Businesses […]

Christmas At The Carter Mansion

Sycamore Shoals State Park 1651 W Elk Ave, Elizabethton

Friday & Saturday, December 1 & 2 6:00, 6:20, 6:40, 7:00, 7:20, 7:40, 8:00, & 8:20 P.M. Price: Adults - $14.00; Ages 12 and Under - $10.00 Max: 12 per […]

seasonal Events

Each year, Carter County businesses, organizations, and community members come together to host a multitude of great events!


Peter’s Hollow Egg Fight • April

Spring Naturalists Rally • April

Carter Mansion Celebration • April

Stateline Drive-In Theater • April to September

Antique Car Show & Cruise In • April to October

Music & Miles Half Marathon • May

Roan Mountain Summer Concert Series • May to August

Roan Mountain Farmers Market • May to September


Liberty! The Saga of Sycamore Shoals • June

Roan Mountain Rhododendron Festival • June

Roan Groan Bike Race • June

Covered Bridge Jams • June to September

Elizabethton River Riders Baseball • June to September

Fourth of July Boat Parade • July

Xtreme Roan Adventures Youth Rally • July


Fall Naturalists Rally • September

Overmountain Victory Trail • March to September

Covered Bridge Celebration • September

Downtown Elizabethton’s Trick-or-Treat • October

Small Business Saturday • November

Skate by The Doe • November-January

Colonial Harvest Celebration • November

Elizabethton Christmas Tree Lighting • November

Roan Mountain Christmas Tree Lighting • December

Downtown Elizabethton Christmas Parade • December