Kingsport Fun Fest schedule of events

KINGSPORT, Tenn. - The 34th annual Kingsport Fun Fest kicks off on Friday, July 11.

Here are just some of the events planned for the week. News 5's Preston Ayres and Julie Newman will emcee the Train concert on Saturday, July 19.

Friday, July 11

Scavenger/treasure hunt: Downtown Kingsport
One-pitch softball tournament: Domtar Park
Mardi Gras: Downtown Kingsport, 11:30 a.m.
Fun Fest Parade: Downtown Kingsport, 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 12

Kids' fishing derby: Warriors Path State Park, 8 a.m.
Crazy Cardboard Boat Race: Kingsport Aquatic Center, 9 a.m.
Eagle's Nest disc golf tournament: Borden Park, 9 a.m.
Kids' Fest: Kingsport Town Center, 11 a.m.
EXTREME Showdown skate clinic and competition: Scott Adams Memorial Skate Park, 11 a.m.
Little 8s and Special 8s race: J. Fred Johnson Stadium, 6:58 p.m.
Neil's Walk: J. Fred Johnson Stadium, 8:58 p.m.
Crazy 8s 8K run: J. Fred Johnson Stadium, 9:58 p.m.

Sunday, July 13

Croquet at Allandale: Allandale Mansion West Barn, 1 p.m.
Mini Maker Faire: Civic Auditorium, 1 p.m.
Dinner at the Farmer's Market: Kingsport Farmer's Market, 5:30 p.m.

Monday, July 14

Senior Fest: Kingsport Senior Center, 9 a.m.
Rhythm In Riverview featuring JayStorm Project: V.O. Dobbins Community Center, 3 p.m.
The Has Beens Big Band afternoon dance: Civic Auditorium, 5:30 p.m.
Pet Dog Show: Allandale Mansion, 5:30 p.m.
Fun Fest in Harmony: Food City Banquet Room, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, July 15

Putt-putt tournament: Putt-Putt Golf Course, 9 a.m.
Pool party: Kingsport Aquatic Center, 4:30 p.m.
Wolf Run 7-Mile Trail Race: Bays Mountain Park, 6:30 p.m.
Community Square & Round Dance: Civic Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, July 16

Splash Dance: Andrew Johnson Elementary School, 1 p.m.
Kingsport Idol 2014 Finale: Memorial Park, 6:30 p.m.
Fun Fest at the Ball Park: Hunter Wright Stadium, 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, July 17

Kingsport Birding Trail Bird Walk: Kingsport Greenbelt at Netherland Inn, 8 a.m.
Pickin' in the Park: Memorial Park, 5 p.m.
MercyMe: J. Fred Johnson Stadium, 7 p.m.

Friday, July 18

Martina McBride: J. Fred Johnson Stadium, 7 p.m.
Hot Air Balloon Glow: Fort Henry Drive, 8 p.m.

Saturday, July 19

Breakfast with the Balloons: Memorial Park, 6 a.m.
Hot Air Balloon Rally: Fort Henry Drive, 6:30 a.m.
Cornhole tournament: Indian Highland Park, 10 a.m.
Car Show: Main Street downtown, 10 a.m.
Train: J. Fred Johnson Stadium, 6:30 p.m. (emceed by Preston Ayres and Julie Newman)
Eastman Fireworks Spectacular: Memorial Park, 10 p.m.

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