History comes to life in this 18th-century town. Its well-preserved Main Street will take you on a beautiful journey through the past. Jonesborough is a town filled with quaint shops, friendly faces, farm to table foods and plenty of “ya’lls” and “come back agains”. Whether you live 50 miles away or 5,500 miles away, you are sure to feel right at home in Tennessee’s Oldest Town.
Beginning in May, enjoy free music downtown during Music on the Square every Friday night through September and also take part in the Teller in Residence Storytelling Live! Series at the International Storytelling Center at 2 pm Tuesday, through Saturday, Jonesborough is also the place to find local food so stop by the Farmers Market on Saturday mornings until noon for the freshest ingredients and some homegrown socializing. If you are lucky enough to be in town on a Sunday, spend your afternoon trying local craft beer and foods while hearing some great bands at Main Street Brews and Tunes starting in June. Experience Jonesborough and leave your footprint on the history that’s still being written.