Bristol Virginia is an Independent City in southwest Virginia, bounded by the twin city of Bristol Tennessee and by Washington County, Virginia.
Bristol Virginia is home to The Birthplace of Country Music Museum, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution..
Bristol Tennessee is known for The Bristol Motor Speedway — NASCAR’s Fastest Half-Mile Both Bristols are busy during race weekends, which bring excitement to the city.
Bristol Virginia and Tennessee partner in the popular September music festival, Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion. At this link you will also find information on Border Bash, a concert series that brings vendors, food, and quality live music entertainment to Bristol the first and third Friday each month May through August.
Bristol is also known for the historic Bristol Sign, a free-standing wire frame spectacular with 1,332 lights, recently converted to LED, and for the Paramount Theater, both on State Street in downtown Bristol.