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Scoop Fest: Town gets ready for ice cream fun

Visitors will have the chance to sample a rainbow of flavors at this year’s Scoop Fest.


Scoop Fest is returning to Tennessee’s oldest town on Saturday, Aug. 10, from 3 to 6 p.m. There will be more than 30 flavors of ice cream to sample throughout Main Street shops and eateries.

Tastings will include flavors that range from traditional to unexpectedly delicious and everything in between.

A new feature to Scoop Fest will be the Chuckey Depot Sundae Station, where festival-goers can build their own ice cream sundae in front of the Chuckey Depot Museum.

Additional family fun will be found throughout downtown Jonesborough. The little ones will have a chance to meet the Jonesborough Repertory Theatre Princesses, Judy Butterfly will be doing free face painting, Jonesborough Elementary school staff will be at the Visitors Center handing out free books and the famous Book Mobile will be in the Visitors Center parking lot.

Ticket packs are available in increments of 15 tickets for $10. Each tasting will require one ticket. It is recommended to purchase tickets online as there will be a limited amount of tickets available. Scoop Fest begins at 3 p.m. but ticket pickup will begin at 2 p.m. in front of the Courthouse.

To purchase tickets, go to You can also call the Visitors Center at (423) 753-1010. This event is sponsored by Blue Bell Ice Cream and Jonesborough Area Merchants and Services Association.