Discover Hidden Gems In Our “Scruffy City”

Downtown Knoxville is a compact and walkable area with a thriving arts and restaurant scene.

And don’t forget about the University of Tennessee right there too! Find out our favorite free parking spots and what the locals do pre-game for fun.

wall mural of Dolly Parton's face with a monarch butterfly over her left ear and big hoop earrings

Important Landmarks:

Sunsphere & Worlds Fair Park
Market Square
Gay Street
Old City
Neyland Stadium
Thompson-Boling Arena
Tennessee Theatre
Bijou Theatre
Museum of Art
East TN History Museum

we’ve got all the info you need to plan a fantastic trip to Ktown!

(plus the always popular question of where to park)

The vendor tents lining the sidewalks of Market Square in downtown Knoxville during the Saturday Farmer's Market

Spring Events

Dogwood Arts Festival, Rossini Festival, Big Ears, St Patrick’s Day, Knoxville Marathon

Summer Events

Rhinestone Fest, Brewfest, History Hootenanny, Where’s Waldo Scavenger Hunt

Fall Events

Asian Festival, Hola Festival, Pridefest, FOOTBALL!!!

Winter Events

Elf On The Shelf Scavenger Hunt, Ice Skating Market Square, Christmas Parade, BASKETBALL!!!