JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. – Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day March 16-17 in Jonesborough, Tennessee’s oldest town.
Join in on the weekend-long fun with a scavenger hunt, fun run, leprechaun search, live music, brews and more throughout the weekend.
Participate in the Jonesborough Gold Hunt, a mobile-friendly QR code scavenger hunt, taking place throughout downtown all weekend long. The hunt will include almost 20 locations incorporating Jonesborough’s unique history and architecture.
While exploring downtown Jonesborough, guests can keep their eyes peeled for Paddy the Leprechaun. Clues on where to find Paddy will be announced on Main Street Jonesborough’s Instagram page. When guests find Paddy, he may have a special treat to share and a picture opportunity with him and hashtag #OnlyInJonesborough #FindPaddy to be entered to win a giveaway each day.
Friday evening, Jonesborough will host Paddy’s Dash: Brew Fun Run starting at 7 p.m. at the Storytelling Center. The 2-mile walk/jog/run will loop through town with an option to stop by Depot Street Brewery for a free 5 oz. beer and end back at the Storytelling Plaza with a Beer Garden. After the run, stick around for the Lighting of the Clocktower as it shines green for the weekend!
Enjoy St. Paddy’s inspired arts with the McKinney Center 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Fox Street. Shamrockin’ on the Plaza takes place 4-7 p.m. in front of the Storytelling Center. Enjoy Celtic music, beers from Depot Street Brewery and a special menu of Irish foods from Boone Street Market. The Historic Jonesborough Dance Society will also offer a Saint Patrick’s Day Contra Dance from 7:30-10:30 p.m. at the Visitors Center. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for children and students or $15 for families. Downtown merchants will be offering promotions and special menu items throughout the weekend in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.
For more information, call 423-753-1010.
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