We invite you to learn more about Martin by touring our site. Please explore the site features and take time to check out the many links on the page that will offer insight into our community. We take great pride in our city and hope that you will find our website informational and helpful. We have done much work in revitalizing our historic downtown where you will find unique gift shops and eateries. And, you will find that our greenway and park system offer many recreational activities.
Martin is also home to the Tennessee Soybean Festival. The Tennessee Soybean Festival is an annual Labor Day week event celebrating our agricultural history and roots with many community events—not to mention turning our downtown into a festival celebrated by thousands.The 2020 TN Soybean Festival is scheduled for September 6-12.
The City of Martin is also home of the University of Tennessee at Martin. Being the home to a Tennessee System school, we are afforded the opportunity to offer a Town & Gown experience being exposed to many cultural activities, fine arts, academic speakers, and Division I athletics. We also provide our students with a “home away from home” and welcome them to our hospitable city. It is a always a great day to be a Skyhawk!
We invite you to visit Martin soon. We want to encourage you to visit our website often. If we can assist you, please feel free to contact us at 731.587.3126.
Randy Brundige, Mayor
Calling all songwriters and music fans- we’re thrilled to partner with Tennessee Vacation to host a Tennessee Songwriters Week Qualifying Round. Our event takes place on Friday, February 7th at A.B. Cheatham’s Downtown Tavern in Historic Downtown Martin. Sign up are December 9-13.
Signups are limited to the first 20 applicants
How to sign up:
Private Facebook Message A.B. Cheatham’s Downtown Tavern
Text: I would like to sign up for the TN song writers week qualifying round.
Please Include the following information:
Cell Phone Number
Hometown (ex: Martin, Tenn)
If you are accepted as an applicant, you will be contacted the day after sign ups end to confirm your participation. Once conformed you will be added to the songwriters lineup for Feb. 7th. Participants are limited to one original song, no longer than 5 minutes.
2 winners and 2 alternates will be chosen from the 20 contestants. They will advance to perform at one of six Tennessee Songwriters Week Showcase events.
The 2nd annual Tennessee Songwriters Week will be February 23-29, 2020.