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Tri-State Gospel Singing Convention (annual)
Event Information
Tri-State Gospel Singing Convention (annual)
Bullitt Park
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
Email: country2@verizon.net
Hours: 10am - 4pm
Admission: Free
Handicap Accessible


Contact Information
Primary Contact: Lyle Gardner
Phone: 276-523-0374
627 Gilley Ave.
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

Schedule: Second Sunday in June

Begun in 1920, this is the world's oldest on-going gospel singing convention. The day of praise opens with a prayer and continues all day with nine different gospel group performances. The park has picnic tables, plenty of shade, and a playground for the kids. Concessions are available, and you should bring a lawn chair for the most comfortable seating.

Directions: From I-81 take Exit 17 for Hwy. 58 Alt. Follow this for 50 miles and turn onto US 23 South. Follow Rt. 23 for 10 miles and enter into Big Stone Gap. Take Rt. 23 Business (Gilley Ave.) into town at Exit 1. Take a right on E. 5th St, and then a left on Wood Ave. Turn right on E. 1st St. This will become North Blvd., and the park is just ahead.


For additional regional information contact
Wise County Chamber of Commerce (276) 679-0961


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