Downtown Knoxville offers holiday activities amid school break, family travel

The final countdown to Christmas has started, and Downtown Knoxville has fun, family-friendly activities for all to enjoy as schools dismiss and relatives return home for the holidays. “There are so many ways to make merry memories with loved ones in Downtown Knoxville,” said Michele Hummel, executive director of the Downtown Knoxville Alliance. “We are proud to offer activities for … Read More

Magical elves, festive flavors and holidays happenings come to Downtown Knoxville

It’s beginning to look a lot like the holidays in Downtown Knoxville with immersive experiences for residents and visitors of all ages, including the return of The Elf on the Shelf® Adventure, Peppermint Trail, ice skating, seasonal shopping and more – and it all starts Nov. 25. “It’s the most wonderful time of year in Downtown Knoxville,” said Michele Hummel, … Read More

Downtown Knoxville hosts ‘Wicked Cool’ costume contest through Halloween

Show off your haunting Halloween style in Downtown Knoxville for a chance to win prizes as part of “Wicked Cool,” a collection of experiences bringing chills and thrills to the city center this month. Now through Oct. 31, the Downtown Knoxville Alliance is hosting a costume contest and rewarding the best-dressed participants with gift cards from local businesses. To enter, … Read More

KSO joins 30 orchestras selected to join League of American Orchestras’ new consortium

KSO concert in 2023-24 season to present new work by Sarah Gibson The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra (KSO) is one of 30 orchestras selected to take part in the League of American Orchestras’ Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation Orchestral Commissions Program. The unprecedented national consortium ensures that new works by women composers, each commissioned by the League, will be infused in orchestra … Read More

‘Wicked Cool’ experiences coming to Downtown Knoxville through Oct. 31

Something is brewing in Downtown Knoxville this Halloween season with “Wicked Cool” photo opportunities, activities and specials returning to the city center for a frighteningly fun and family-friendly time. Through Oct. 31, Market Square, Gay Street, the Old City and other downtown areas will transform into a “Wicked Cool” world of startling spiders, floating ghosts, hidden black cats and eerie … Read More

Knoxville Symphony to present three fall community concerts

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will present an exciting slate of three community concerts in Knoxville and Loudon in September and October from classics to Mozart to Pink Floyd. The concert lineup includes: Symphony on the Square – Sept. 8 The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will perform an evening concert in downtown Knoxville’s Market Square on Thursday, Sept. 8, at 7:30 p.m. … Read More

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra single tickets on sale now for dynamic 2022-23 lineup

Single tickets for the 2022-23 Knoxville Symphony Orchestra season are on sale now in a lineup that features classical and contemporary composers, two guest conductors and stellar performing artists. Tickets are available by phone at 865-291-3310 or online at knoxvillesymphony.com for an exciting slate of classical and pops concerts from Mozart and Tchaikovsky to tributes to Whitney Houston and ABBA. … Read More