JOHNSON CITY, TN – The Mall at Johnson City is hosting Hometown Heroes on Saturday, June 29th to salute the local military, law enforcement and first responders of Washington County and Johnson City. This family-friendly event will consist of a festival and outdoor concert, which are both free and open to the general public. The food trucks open at 12 PM with festival activities taking place from 2- 7 PM in the parking lot at entrance A between JCPenney and Ulta. The celebration will be immediately followed by an outdoor concert from 7 – 9 PM featuring Logan Mize and Jon Langston.
“Local heroes play such a vital role in our community. This event is our way to show our appreciation for their service and to give our neighbors the opportunity to do the same,” said Ashley Grindstaff, General Manager at The Mall at Johnson City. “Hometown Heroes is one small way we can pay tribute to our local heroes who keep us safe every day.”
The outdoor festival will include a Kids Heroes Art Gallery, Stuff a Cop Car donation drive for brand new stuffed animals for 911 calls where children are present, cookie decorating with Heroes, swearing in of new army recruits, a K9 demo with Johnson City Police Department, demos with Johnson City/Washington County EMS, free face painting, balloon twisting and inflatables.
Hometown Heroes is just one example of how parent company Washington Prime Group is transforming its properties into community centers where families can gather to enjoy unique events and programming in a safe environment. For more information on Hometown Heroes, visit https://mallatjohnsoncity.com/events-news/event/hometown-heroes-celebration
About The Mall at Johnson City
The Mall at Johnson City is the region’s premier shopping destination comprised of market-exclusive retailers. The town center is home to more than 60 national and local retail, dining and entertainment options, as well as numerous events and activities throughout the year. A dynamic offering of things to do along with things to buy keeps guests engaged and returning often. The Mall at Johnson City is open seven days a week; Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Sunday noon – 6 p.m. For more information, please call (423) 282-2830 or visit mallatjohnsoncity.com.
About Washington Prime Group
Washington Prime Group Inc. is a retail REIT and a recognized leader in the ownership, management, acquisition and development of retail properties. The Company combines a national real estate portfolio with its expertise across the entire shopping center sector to increase cash flow through rigorous management of assets and provide new opportunities to retailers looking for growth throughout the U.S. Washington Prime Group® is a registered trademark of the Company. Learn more at www.washingtonprime.com.