The city of Johnson City is home to many beautiful parks, host to fun filled community events, and an area overflowing with recreational opportunities that the whole family can enjoy. JCHA hopes that its residents will take advantage of all the excitement that Johnson City has to offer.
Johnson City Cardinals
Johnson City Cardinals Baseball games are a wonderful event for your family to attend. Tickets can be purchased through the cardinals website or at the gate. View the 2016 schedule.
Memorial Park Community Center
The Memorial Park Community Center is located at 510 Bert Street. This recreational center is host to a number of activities for seniors, afterschool care for children, exercise classes, an indoor pool, tennis courts, performing arts, summer camps, two full size basketball courts, and other community events. Get information about class times or upcoming events.
The City of Johnson City has a variety of parks to visit including Buffalo Mountain Park, Lions Park, Metro-Kiwanis Park, Carver Park, Civitan Park, Rotary Park, Willow Springs Park, Kiwanis Park, and Winged Deer Park. These beautiful parks include playgrounds, walking trails, scenic views, ball fields, and more. Pavilions are also available to rent. See more of our parks.
The Johnson City Farmers Market offers a variety of fresh produce from local famers, baked and canned goods, arts and crafts, and live music. The market is located at 100 East Market Street and is open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 7:00am to 2:00pm. Many vendors are able to accept SNAP Benefit cards. Get more information.
The Blue Plum Festival
The Blue Plum Festival is held annually in downtown Johnson City. Visitors to the festival are able to enjoy three full days of music, arts, food, children’s activities, urban art competitions, roller derby, and much more. Visit blueplum.org.
Umoja is a festival to celebrate community unity. The mission is “to bridge and unify diverse cultures through education and artistic presentations of art, culture and heritage”. The festival showcases great food, merchandise vendors, informational booths, wonderful music, medical screenings, and fun games for everyone. Find out more on umojajc.org
The Tweetsie Trail
The Tweetsie Trail first opened in August 2014. It begins at Alabama Street in Johnson City and continues east to Sycamore Shoals State Park in Elizabethton. Parking and trail access is available in Johnson City at the Memorial Park Community Center and Cardinal Park. The full length of the trail is 5.9 miles. See more of the Tweetsie Trail.