The Clinch River Fall Antique Festival starts in downtown Clinton on Friday, October 1.
It’s the 20th annual festival.
“The Clinch River Fall Antique Festival is an autumn tradition that keeps growing as the years
go on,” a press release said. “What was created to commemorate the Clinch River mussel pearls and their
economic contributions to East Tennessee in the early 1900s is now the largest fall event
in Anderson County. Each year, the festival that’s held just a few miles away from I-75 in
Historic Downtown Clinton, Tennessee, brings in upwards of 15,000 people to the
community over two days.”
The 20th Annual Clinch River Fall Antique Festival is hosted by the Anderson County
Chamber of Commerce. It is scheduled from noon-10 p.m. on Market Street on downtown Clinton.
Day one of this two-day event will begin with many vendors set up on Market Street beginning at noon, the press release said.
“The fun will continue into the evening as a preview of the all the great activities that will be taking place the next day,” the press release said. “Downtown shops will be extending their hours for this exciting night offering special
sales and more.”
There will be food vendors and a beer garden with craft and domestic beer.
A band, The Nashtones, will play music from 6-10 p.m.
“Be sure to bring your lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy the live entertainment,” the press release said.
The festival continues on Saturday, October 2, from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.
“More than 80 antique vendors and artisans will be set up along Market and Cullom Street showcasing antiques, collectibles, primitives, and more,” the press release said. “When you are ready to take a break from all the shopping, make sure to stop by one of the many food vendors located throughout the festival. A beautiful collection of antique cars will be on display on Main Street for this annual event and live musical performances will take place throughout the day at the stage located at the Market on Market (formerly Hoskins Park).”
For more information, visit clinchriverfallfestival.com or call 865-457-2559.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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