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Welcome to Dandridge, Tennessee

Historic Dandridge invites you to enjoy our delightful mix of old and new. Designated a Main Street Community by the state of Tennessee in since 2006, Dandridge offers shopping, dining, walking tours and much more.  We invite you to stroll streets and enjoy our Town, that is rich with history.

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Dandridge Community Trust, the Main Street Program in Dandridge, plays a key role in the activities and revitalization projects in the historic district and all of 37725.  We encourage you to check out our website, and of course, visit the Town of Dandridge, named a 2011 Distinctive Destination by the
National Trust for Historic Preservation.

 

"BUY A BRICK CAMPAIGN" HAS KICKED OFF
To learn more or to order your brick(s) click
HERE

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

 

SEPTEMBER (2014)

1 - Happy Labor Day!!

 

2 - Dandridge Town Work Session - 7 PM, Monthly Meeting of Mayor, Aldermen, Department Heads, and Town Administrator at Public Works Building. 

 

4- 7 PM, "Music on the Town" featuring R&B, Contemporary, Jazz with Paula Michelle.

 

6 - 9 AM- Noon, Dandridge Farmers Market in historic downtown Dandridge. For information contact our Main Street office at office@mainstreetdandridge.com or  865-397-7420 x17.

 

9 - Dandridge Town Council Meeting - 7 PM, Monthly Meeting of Mayor, Aldermen, Department Heads, and Town Administrator at Public Works Building. 

 

13 - 9 AM- Noon, Dandridge Farmers Market in historic downtown Dandridge. For information contact our Main Street office at office@mainstreetdandridge.com or  865-397-7420 x17.

 

18 - 7 PM, "Music on the Town" featuring VW Boys.

 

20 - 9 AM- Noon, Dandridge Farmers Market in historic downtown Dandridge. For information contact our Main Street office at office@mainstreetdandridge.com or  865-397-7420 x17.

 

27 - 8th Scots-Irish Festival in historic downtown Dandridge. Music festival features Highland Dance and Game Demonstrations, Vendors, Concerts, and much more.  For information visit the website.

 

For a complete event schedule, times, and locations, go to the Community Calendar.

 

 

LOOKING BACK ON A 2013...
SPECIAL THANKS FOR MAKING IT GREAT YEAR!!

 

 

Jefferson County Business Expo & Home Show


Excellent first ever County Expo to feature local businesses providing goods and services right in our own backyard.

Register today as a Vendor for the 2014 Jefferson County Business Expo & Home Show. 

DCT Members enjoy a 50% vendor discount through December 6th..
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Farmers Market


Thanks to everyone for a successful 6th year of bringing local produce and wares to residents and visitors of Dandridge.

DCT looks forward to 2014 and the delicious produce and social gatherings a local Farmers Market can bring to a community.

Stay tuned on exciting news of a permanent Farmers Market location in 2014.
Cruisin' & Groovin'
Car Show


 Despite the overwhelming rainy spring and threatening clouds, the 4th Annual Car Show was fantastic fun for all that attended.

Planning for the 2014 Cruisin' & Groovin' Car Show are already happening.

Mark your calendars and plan to enjoy the fast & fabulous cars and Main Street fun on Saturday, May 17, 2014.

 

Dandridge Awarded
Best Small Town
on the Water













Music on The Town
Concert Series



Popular to locals and visitors alike this live concert series featured a line-up of performances by Paula Michelle, Steve Rutledge, and the Lost Creek Band. 

This family-friendly event, hosted behind Town Hall in historic downtown Dandridge, would not be possible without the generous sponsors and volunteers in our community.
Douglas Dash


Thanks to all that participated in the 2nd Annual Douglas Dash!!  DCT and the Boys & Girls Club enjoyed bringing this fun event for all ages to downtown Dandridge.

We look forward to seeing everyone at this years Douglas Dash. 100% of the proceeds support :
dct  b&g

 

7th Scots-Irish Festival


 This Main Street heritage music festival features Live entertainment, Competitions, Highland Games & Dance Demos, Celtic Vendors, Food, Dog Parade & Show, and Much, Much More!!
This family-friendly event, hosted in historic downtown Dandridge, would not be possible without the generous sponsors, patrons and volunteers in our community.

For information on next year's Festival visit
Scots-Irish Festival Website.
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Arts Excursion


 
Celebrate American Craft Week at the Annual Arts Excursion featuring local artists and craftsmen in our community.









"So God Made A Farmer"
Heritage Supper


Celebration of the agricultural heritage in our community at this family friendly Sunday afternoon gathering in downtown Dandridge.

We invite you to join us again in 2014 as we have made this an annual event.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
SAVE THE DATE

 

 

 

"Running Like a Fish Out of Water 5k & Fun Run"
Saturday, November 8 
The most fun you could have running with a fish hat, across a dike and over a historic bridge.  To learn more click below.  

 

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
Christmas Concert 
Dandridge Community Trust proudly presents a Christmas Concert featuring the Knoxville Symphony Chamber Orchestra.  For information or to purchase tickets, click below.

 

"Buy a Brick" Campaign 
Dandridge Community Trust has launched our "Buy A Brick" Campaign to raise funds for the Streetscape Project.   If you'd like to make your mark in Dandridge history, click below to learn how.  


2014 MEMBERSHIP CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED
Main Street Dandridge has launched our Membership Campaign for 2014.   If you'd like to become a member or learn more about membership benefits visit our Membership section for download Membership Form by clicking below.  Membership_Brochure_Front

Registration Open for
2015 Jefferson County Business Expo & Home Show
Early Bird Registration is  now open for vendors for the 2015 Expo.  Vendors spaces are filling up so reserve today. Click on image below to visit Expo Website and download application forms, policies, and floor layout.


WALKING TOUR
Main Street Dandridge offers a self-guided Walking Tour brochure. Click below to download a printable version to learn more about our Historic Buildings and Landmarks. Historic_Gass_Building


2013 ACCREDITATION MAIN STREET DANDRIDGE
Main Street Dandridge received official Accreditation as 2013 National Main Street Community by National Trust for Historic Preservation and the State of Tennessee
2013 ACCREDITATION MAIN STREET DANDRIDGE
Main Street Dandridge received official Accreditation as 2013 National Main Street Community by National Trust for Historic Preservation and the State of Tennessee MS_Logo