Best events in Knoxville

Check out the top events in Knoxville, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. University of Tennessee
1. University of Tennessee
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32 local reviews
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
+1 865-974-1000
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Becky
Just 5 -6 miles . For visiting students on campus or attending a special event at Neyland Stadium. Easy…
Vickie
Great place to stay if you are coming in for UT home football or basketball games...or other events at the…
Mary
Great location for easy travel to UT sporting events and is also less than 5 minutes from downtown Knoxville…
1. University of Tennessee
1. University of Tennessee
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32 local reviews
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
+1 865-974-1000
Becky
Becky
Just 5 -6 miles . For visiting students on campus or attending a special event at Neyland Stadium. Easy access to James White Parkway to…
Vickie
Vickie
Great place to stay if you are coming in for UT home football or basketball games...or other events at the University of Tennessee!
Mary
Mary
Great location for easy travel to UT sporting events and is also less than 5 minutes from downtown Knoxville entertainment.
2. Ijams Nature Center
2. Ijams Nature Center
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83 local reviews
2915 Island Home Ave, Knoxville
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 865-577-4717
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Reagan
This place has it all! Paddle sports in an old quarry, hiking and biking trails, events, and more...... …
Baker
Ijams is a local spot with plenty of hiking trails and a beautiful quarry. Check their event calendar, Ijams…
Kevin
Lot's to see and do at this urban Wilderness. Check out there website for upcoming events.
2. Ijams Nature Center
2. Ijams Nature Center
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83 local reviews
2915 Island Home Ave, Knoxville
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 865-577-4717
Reagan
Reagan
This place has it all! Paddle sports in an old quarry, hiking and biking trails, events, and more...... Highly recommended if you want to…
Baker
Baker
Ijams is a local spot with plenty of hiking trails and a beautiful quarry. Check their event calendar, Ijams often hosts movie nights and…
Kevin
Kevin
Lot's to see and do at this urban Wilderness. Check out there website for upcoming events.
3. Market Square
3. Market Square
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53 local reviews
Market Square, Knoxville
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Debbie
From humble origins as a small-town hub for buying produce, Knoxville’s Market Square has become the heart and…
Amanda
The heart of Downtown Knoxville. You can find event such as First Friday downtown or the Farmers Market on…
Lynn
Throughout the week and weekends you'll find it busy with local artist, jazz and a farmers market (seasonal)…
3. Market Square
3. Market Square
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53 local reviews
Market Square, Knoxville
Debbie
Debbie
From humble origins as a small-town hub for buying produce, Knoxville’s Market Square has become the heart and soul of downtown Knoxville…
Amanda
Amanda
The heart of Downtown Knoxville. You can find event such as First Friday downtown or the Farmers Market on some Saturdays and often other…
Lynn
Lynn
Throughout the week and weekends you'll find it busy with local artist, jazz and a farmers market (seasonal). Unique eateries as well as…
4. World's Fair Park
4. World's Fair Park
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16 local reviews
963 Worlds Fair Park Dr, Knoxville
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 865-215-8161
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Andrew
World’s Fair Park was the venue of the World’s Fair in 1982 and is now, all these years on, still one of the…
Debbie
There’s always something going on a World’s Fair Park, just a short walk from the condo. Check out the…
Semih
World's Fair site turned green space with interactive fountains, lakes & lawns for performances. Check their…
4. World's Fair Park
4. World's Fair Park
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16 local reviews
963 Worlds Fair Park Dr, Knoxville
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 865-215-8161
Andrew
Andrew
World’s Fair Park was the venue of the World’s Fair in 1982 and is now, all these years on, still one of the most loved attractions in…
Debbie
Debbie
There’s always something going on a World’s Fair Park, just a short walk from the condo. Check out the calendar of events on their website…
Semih
Semih
World's Fair site turned green space with interactive fountains, lakes & lawns for performances. Check their website for live music events…
5. Thompson-Boling Arena
5. Thompson-Boling Arena
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9 local reviews
1600 Phillip Fulmer Way, Knoxville
+1 865-974-0953
StadiumPoint of interestEstablishment
Becky
Easy Access to James White Pkwy for UT Events and concerts. Uber or parking is available
Paula & Kelli
Go Lady Vols!! Also home of the Men Vols and site of many concerts and special events.
J.R. & Liz
UT campus basketball arena is also used for concerts and special events.
5. Thompson-Boling Arena
5. Thompson-Boling Arena
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9 local reviews
1600 Phillip Fulmer Way, Knoxville
+1 865-974-0953
Becky
Becky
Easy Access to James White Pkwy for UT Events and concerts. Uber or parking is available
Paula & Kelli
Paula & Kelli
Go Lady Vols!! Also home of the Men Vols and site of many concerts and special events.
J.R. & Liz
J.R. & Liz
UT campus basketball arena is also used for concerts and special events.
6. Market Square
6. Market Square
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39 local reviews
Market Square, Knoxville
Premise
Lynn
Throughout the week and weekends you'll find it busy with local artist , jazz, farmers market, unique eateries…
Andrew
Cultural events, art galleries.
6. Market Square
6. Market Square
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39 local reviews
Market Square, Knoxville
Lynn
Lynn
Throughout the week and weekends you'll find it busy with local artist , jazz, farmers market, unique eateries as well as lot's of seasonal…
Andrew
Andrew
Cultural events, art galleries.
7. Sunsphere
7. Sunsphere
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31 local reviews
Sunsphere, Knoxville
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Luke And Mackenzie
Knoxville was host to the 1982 World's Fair and still boasts the signature building and park from the event.
7. Sunsphere
7. Sunsphere
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31 local reviews
Sunsphere, Knoxville
Luke And Mackenzie
Luke And Mackenzie
Knoxville was host to the 1982 World's Fair and still boasts the signature building and park from the event.
8. Bijou Theatre
8. Bijou Theatre
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17 local reviews
803 South Gay Street, Knoxville
Closed · Opens Monday 9:00 AM
+1 865-522-0832
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Janine
"The Bijou Theatre strives to bring special cultural and entertainment events that will enrich the lives of…
Angelia
Knoxville's fourth oldest building, this historic landmark was built in 1817 and offers an array of musicals,…
8. Bijou Theatre
8. Bijou Theatre
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17 local reviews
803 South Gay Street, Knoxville
Closed · Opens Monday 9:00 AM
+1 865-522-0832
Janine
Janine
"The Bijou Theatre strives to bring special cultural and entertainment events that will enrich the lives of East Tennesseans, stimulate…
Angelia
Angelia
Knoxville's fourth oldest building, this historic landmark was built in 1817 and offers an array of musicals, light operas, dances, plays…
9. Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum
9. Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum
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4 local reviews
500 Howard Baker Jr Blvd, Knoxville
+1 865-215-8900
StadiumPoint of interestEstablishment
Luke And Mackenzie
The Auditorium is where many concerts and events are held as well as playing home to the Knoxville Ice Bears…
9. Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum
9. Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum
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4 local reviews
500 Howard Baker Jr Blvd, Knoxville
+1 865-215-8900
Luke And Mackenzie
Luke And Mackenzie
The Auditorium is where many concerts and events are held as well as playing home to the Knoxville Ice Bears hockey team!
10. Knoxville Museum of Art
10. Knoxville Museum of Art
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29 local reviews
1050 Worlds Fair Park Dr, Knoxville
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 865-525-6101
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Rachel
Great local art museum with live music events.
Gloshanda
Live music events on select nights
10. Knoxville Museum of Art
10. Knoxville Museum of Art
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29 local reviews
1050 Worlds Fair Park Dr, Knoxville
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 865-525-6101
Rachel
Rachel
Great local art museum with live music events.
Gloshanda
Gloshanda
Live music events on select nights