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Top 5 Things to Do in Historic Downtown Clinton TN

If you’re looking for something fun and unique to do, spend the day in Historic Downtown Clinton TN! Not only will you find a wide assortment of antique shops, but you’ll also discover an area rich in history. To help you make the most of your visit, here are 5 fun things to do there that the whole family will enjoy.

1. Antique Shopping

If you’re an antique enthusiast, you’re going to love shopping in historic downtown Clinton TN! With over 30 stores that specialize in these items it’s no wonder it was rated in the top 10 antiquing districts in the country! The unique shops and wide variety of items make for a shopping experience unlike any other. The prices are usually very affordable as well, so you can rest assured that you’re getting the most bang for your buck.

2. Have a Delicious Lunch

Inside of Amelia's Cafe While you’re exploring all of the lovely little shops in this district, you may work up an appetite! Luckily, there are plenty of local restaurants where you can stop for lunch and recharge before continuing to shop. Amelia’s Cafe In Cadence is an excellent choice, offering soups, salads, sandwiches, and tasty baked goods. They also have a great selection of drinks with everything from cappuccinos and iced coffees to sweet and unsweet teas. The Apple Blossom Cafe is another great option with an array of sandwiches, seafood, and pasta. The best part is that these 2 restaurants are less than a 5-minute walk from each other.

3. Attend a Special Event

Historic Downtown Clinton TN is the destination for a number of special events throughout the year. Over 100 antique vendors line the streets of downtown with antiques and vintage items during the Clinch River Spring Antique Fair and the Clinch River Fall Antique Festival. The lively atmosphere attracts hundreds of visitors who come to see all the unique treasures displayed there. You can also spend the evening browsing stores when they’re open late for Market Nights. The whole family will have a great time at these events listening to music, grabbing a bite to eat at one of the food trucks, and spending time shopping together.

4. Listen to Live Music

There’s nothing quite like watching singers and musicians showing off their talents and skills in person! When there are events in this district, specifically Market Nights, bands gather on Market Street to perform live. You and your family will love the energy that these artists bring to your shopping experience.

5. Snap Some Pictures

Historic Downtown Clinton AntiquesThis quaint little area of Clinton is the perfect place to take a few pictures. The vintage looking buildings and the items you’ll find inside create the perfect setting for a photo shoot! You’ll have a blast capturing candid shots of friends and family walking down the streets of this historic area. You can all even use your newly found antiques as props for your photos!

Now that you know all about the fun things to do in this amazing shopping district, it’s time to start planning your visit! Check out our Historic Downtown Clinton page to learn more about the area.