Founded in the 1850s, Downtown Johnson City is a vibrant place with great restaurants, shopping, urban living, office space, culture, entertainment and a unique history. Tremendous redevelopment has taken place in Downtown Johnson City over the past several years, bringing new investment, activity and growth. There are a multitude of ways to Explore Downtown!

Surrounded by majestic mountains and flowing rivers, Downtown Johnson City offers a grand aesthetic balance between the natural beauty of Tennessee and a blooming, picturesque city. There is something to look forward to every season. Have a relaxing picnic in Founders Park, take a walkabout one of our trails, enjoy a peaceful bike ride or the carefree and casual fishing. There is a multitude of activities that you can explore throughout downtown.

To learn more about the specific dining, shopping and entertainment experiences that Downtown Johnson City offers, please use the navigation bar at the top of the page.

The Downtown Johnson City Foundation helps support the efforts for revitalization in our community. This volunteer board has raised funds for the Lady of the Fountain Plaza, the Landmark Johnson City Sign project, and other beautification projects.