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Fun Shops

         Monday, July 14 & Tuesday, July 15
Join local businesses and organizations for two days full of fun activities and crafts. Fun Shops are a great way to introduce your kids to some new ways to have fun.

The times of the Fun Shops will be the same each day:
  • 10:15 - 11 a.m.
  • 11:15 a.m. - noon
  • 12:15 - 1 p.m.
  • 1:15 - 2 p.m.

Fun Shop space is limited, so be sure to check in early at our Information Tent for availability.

Outdoor Activities

  • Grand Slam Inflatables - sponsored by Niswonger Children's Hospital

  • Days Gone By - sponsored by Panera Bread, Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church, Cureton Orthodontics and Mountain Region Speech and Hearing
  • Fender's Farm Train Rides
Don’t miss out on all of the other outdoor activities brought to you by organizations throughout the region!


          Don’t miss our great Kids’ Central entertainment taking place in the auditorium!

  • Tuesday, July 16 at 11 a.m. — Joseph Young’s Amazing Magic Show
  • Wednesday, July 17 at 11 a.m. — Ronald McDonald

Read n Play for a Bright Future

          Play More - Play Together - Play Safely - Fuel to Play

Join Niswonger Children’s Hospital and ETSU Department of Pediatrics at the Read N Play tent for fun activities and information on how your family can have fun and be healthy together!

Splash Dance

          Wednesday, July 17, 1 p.m. (weather permitting)

Wear your bathing suit, and be sure to bring a towel to dry off after you dance and splash as you get doused with water from a Kingsport Fire Department fire truck!

Xtreme Challenge

           Activate. Motivate. Participate.

Join Indian Path Medical Center as you stand up to the Xtreme Challenges each day! Complete the Xtreme Challenge passport by participating in the designated activities each day, and turn your passport in for a great prize! Check in at the Kids’ Central Information Tent for more information.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

  • Niswonger Children's Hospital
  • Indian Path Medical Center
  • McDonald’s of Greater Kingsport
  • Kingsport Public Library
  • Kingsport Fire Department
  • First Tennesse Bank

Don't Miss Out!

So you don’t miss out on any of the fun at Kids’ Central, be sure to stop by each of  these booths:
• Information
• Niswonger Children’s Hospital
• Xtreme Challenge Registration
• Fun Shop Registration

Lost Children and Parents

For your child’s safety, free “Lost Child” temporary tattoos are available that can assist in a quick reunion with your child in the event you become separated.

Ask for these at the Information and Lost Parent booths. Be sure to show your child(ren) where the booth is located to help them know where to go, if needed.

Kids’ Central Guidelines
So that everyone at Kids’ Central has the most fun possible, please take note of the following guidelines:
• No smoking
• No pets
• Port-o-lets are stationed outside for your convenience.
Restrooms inside the school are not open for public use.

Registration is required for Fun Shops.
Please see our Fun Shop booth for more information.