American Downtown Shirts Now Available

T-shirts for Greeneville’s American Downtown celebration are now available.

     The shirts, commemorating the town’s ninth annual celebration on July 3, come in a variety of adult sizes, colors, and designs.

     New this year are shirts that feature the theme of the American Downtown Parade, “We All Live In A Greene Submarine.” The theme coincides with the 25th anniversary reunion of USS Greeneville crewmembers.

     The navy blue design on green tie-dye includes artwork of the actual USS Greeneville submarine. These submarine parade shirts can be purchased for $12 each in advance at Greeneville Town Hall or during the event in the Big Spring area behind the Greeneville-Greene County Library.

     In addition to the new shirts commemorating this year’s parade, other shirts feature a navy blue design of an American flag, bald eagle, and the message “Catch the Spirit.”

     These shirts come in multi-colored tie-dye for $15 each, solid neon green or solid neon pink for $10 each, or a limited supply of red and heather gray for $5 each.

     All proceeds from the shirt sales go back to the annual American Downtown celebration.

     The ninth annual American Downtown celebration kicks off at 4 p.m. in the Big Spring with live music, food trucks, and kids activities, the Top Dog Hot Dog Eating Contest at 7 p.m., and a nighttime Main Street parade launching at 9:15 p.m., followed by a spectacular fireworks show at Greeneville High School.

     Admission is free, thanks to these sponsors: Waste Industries, Andrew Johnson Bank, Ballad Health, Gateway Ford, Apex Bank, General Morgan Inn, Greeneville Federal Bank, Greeneville Flyboys, Greeneville Light & Power System, Greeneville Oil & Petroleum, MECO Corporation, TEVET, Consumer Credit Union, Creamy Cup, Food City, Gypsy Soul Market, Heritage Community Bank, John Deere Power Products, Miller Industries, Publix, Summers Taylor, and Walmart Logistics.

     For more information on the event, please visit or search for the “American Downtown 2021” event on Facebook.