KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Chamber of Commerce is planning to carry Enjoyable Fest this yr similar to any regular yr, asserting on Wednesday the weeklong group celebration will happen from July 16-24.
Enjoyable Fest, now in its fortieth yr, didn’t occur within the conventional sense final yr because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Go to Kingsport hosted some digital occasions, The Style was con- ducted by way of take- out and “Un Fest” shirts had been offered as an alternative of the normal Enjoyable Fest ones.
This yr, the chamber is planning Enjoyable Fest in a standard capability, stated Emily Thompson, director of Enjoyable Fest and Particular Occasions for Go to Kingsport.
“Some occasions could take a yr off and we’re nonetheless within the technique of gathering occasions. We’ve not bought a remaining plan,” Thompson stated. “Key items are nonetheless in movement, we’re going to have our iconic occasions, and we’ve bought new occasions within the works.”
Registration is open for the Loopy 8’s street race, the chamber is accepting entries for the recent air balloon race and The Style, and bulletins are coming quickly in regards to the concert events. Thompson stated the chamber remains to be accepting concepts for occasions, and as we get nearer to Enjoyable Fest, if modifications must be made on account of COVID-19, these shall be made as mandatory.
Anticipate to listen to some strong bulletins about Enjoyable Fest across the center of Could.
“We predict the group is prepared for Enjoyable Fest, and we’re planning to provide the group the very best fortieth anniversary we will,” Thompson stated.