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  • Downtown Bristol Virginia

Downtown Bristol
The Place to Play

Explore the artistic and cultural scene of historic Downtown Bristol, VA, within steps of The Sessions Hotel right on State Street. Visit some of the most talked-about attractions like the Birthplace of Country Music Museum for an inside view of the history of country music. Catch a spectacular theatrical performance or musical at the Paramount Center for the Performing Arts. Downtown Bristol comes alive with eclectic eateries, a myriad of shops, and unique galleries.





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  • Museums
  • Music festivals
  • Theater
  • Farmer's Market


  • Is there shopping in downtown Bristol, VA?

    Yes, there are plenty of shops in Downtown Bristol you can choose from. Shop for antiques and jewelry at Boxwood Antiques, Grand Antiques, and Mcclellan’s Antiques. Look for clothing at accessories at Serendipity and Everlee Addison Boutique. Have your pick from several galleries and home décor shops as well.
  • What is Border Bash in Bristol, VA/TN?

    Border Bash in Bristol, VA/TN is an annual series of spring/summer concerts that are held in historic Downtown Bristol on State Street. The community comes together for a fun-filled day of music galore, good food, and kid’s activities.

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