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Feast with the Beasts

Enjoy the tastiest offerings from area restaurants while in the company of exotic animals.
At Knoxville Zoo

Festival on the Fourth
July 4

An American celebration, complete with food, refreshments, a performance by the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, games and, of course, fireworks.
At World’s Fair Park

Foothills Craft Guild Fall Show

See over 135 booths of traditional & contemporary crafts by Tennessee’s finest artisans at the Foothills Craft Guild Annual Fall Show.
At Chilhowee Park

Foothills Fall Festival

The #1 family event in East Tennessee. Enjoy music from local and famous entertainers, works from over 75 artists and crafters and the kids can explore Children’s Adventure Land.
At Maryville, Tennessee

Greek Fest

Enjoy authentic Greek cuisine, live Greek music and folk dancing and shop for imported Greek items.
At St. George Greek Orthodox Church


Knoxville has several spooky events in October. Boo! at the Zoo with the Knoxville Zoo, Ghosts & Ghouls Walking Tours with Blount Mansion, and Hearth Scares Walking Tours with James White Fort, provide alternatives for Halloween fun.

Hola Festival

The Hola Festival, organized by Hola Hora Latina, celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by dedicating a full day to showcasing Hispanic culture, traditions and heritage while providing a hands-on educational experience.
At Several Locations in Knoxville

Jazz on the Square

Enjoy amazing jazz outdoors at Market Square in this free concert series.
At Market Square