7 Sep 2022

Elizabethton Federal Savings Bank will sponsor the 2ND Annual Main Street Block Party on the third block of Elk Avenue during Covered Bridge Days on Saturday, September 24, from 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

The Main Street Block Party will include a beer garden, live entertainment, downtown vendors, a rest area tent, and lawn games.  “We are so excited to return this feature again during Covered Bridge Days, thanks to Elizabethton Federal Savings Bank! Because of their support for downtown, we can provide a fun and friendly atmosphere to connect festival activities with the amazing things we have to offer downtown,” states Main Street Director Courtney Bean.

The Block Party will kick off at 4:00 p.m. with live music, downtown vendors, and a beer garden. See below for a detailed entertainment schedule:

  • 4:00 pm: Monday Night Social blends elements of blues, folk, country, bluegrass, and rock into their own brand of Americana, anchored by soaring 3-part harmonies
  • 5:00 p.m.: Trivia with Budds offers family-friendly engaging trivia on a variety of topics, including movies, tv shows, music, and so much more
  • 6:00 p.m.: Florencia & the Feeling combine musical styles influenced by Argentinian roots and jazz with their love of pop and funk music to create captivating & carefree energy that flows from the stage

Festivities including the beer garden, courtesy of Riverside Taphouse, and downtown vendor booths will be featured throughout the entire Block Party until 9:00 p.m. After the entertainment line-up, attendees are encouraged to stick around the Block Party to enjoy access to local business booths, the beer garden, and tunes projecting from Covered Bridge Stage.

Patrons 21+ can enjoy beverages from Riverside Taphouse in two locations: the mobile station and the shop. Both will be located within the boundaries of the Block Party. Main Street Elizabethton will sell wristbands for $5 to participate in the beer garden. Patrons must have a certified wristband to enjoy alcoholic beverages. All alcoholic beverages must remain within the boundaries of the Block Party (Elk Avenue from Sycamore Street to Riverside Drive).

The Block Party will feature a large tent for festival attendees to eat and rest throughout the day. The Main Street Rest Area, sponsored by Elizabethton Federal Savings Bank, will be available to attendees on Saturday, September 24, from 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Main Street also invites the community to enjoy beautiful Downtown Elizabethton throughout Covered Bridge Days, in addition to festival craft vendors and food trucks. Downtown businesses will feature weekend specials and sidewalk sales from Friday – Sunday.

For more information, contact Main Street Director Courtney Bean at (423) 213-0090 or cbean@cityofelizabethton.org.