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Scoop Fest returns to Tennessee’s oldest town


Scoop Fest is returning to Tennessee’s Oldest Town on Saturday, August 11 from 4 to 7 p.m. The event will offer a variety of over 30 flavors of ice cream to sample throughout Main Street shops and eateries along with family-friendly activities for all. Tastings include flavors that range from traditional to unexpectedly delicious and everything in between!

Ice cream tastings aren’t all you can experience; a variety of activities will also be available. The McKinney Center will be hosting their Popsicle Pop In Open House, where you can join in on hands-on activities, arts and crafts, demonstrations and even hip-hop auditions. While you’re downtown, look for their booth and grab a flyer, take it up to the Popsicle Pop In Open House at the McKinney Center and receive a free popsicle while experiencing all the art classes they have to offer for their upcoming semester.

The Jonesborough Elementary and Middle Schools will also be offering some fun literacy activities, a book drive and a book give-away for children of all ages to promote their “Tell a Story, Read a Story, Share a Story” Initiative.

Ticket packs are available in increments of 15 tickets for $10.00. Each tasting will require one ticket. It is recommended to purchase tickets online as there will be a limited amount of tickets available.

For more information on Scoop Fest or to purchase tickets, visit the event on Facebook or go to You can also call the Visitors Center at 423.753.1010. This event is sponsored by Blue Bell Creameries and Jonesborough Area Merchants and Services Association.