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east tennessee history fair
East Tennessee History Fair
East Tennessee History Fair celebrated the region’s history with reenactments, activities, and tours. Presented by the East Tennessee Historical Society, along with dozens of businesses, historical organizations, museums, musicians, and individuals from across the region, the Fair features fun and educational activities highlighting the people, places, stories, and events that comprise the shared history of our 35-county region. The event is free and open to the public.

Downtown Knoxville, Knoxville, TN 37901 • Map ItWebsite
 

gatlinburg craftsmens fair
Gatlinburg Craftsmen's Fair
Homespun necessities of yesteryear are turned into cherished treasures by over 150 of the finest craftspeople from all over the U.S. These artisans are gifted in quilting, wood carving, pottery, broom and dulcimer making, candle dipping, stained glass, metal work, basket weaving, furniture making, calligraphy and much more. A musical background complements the climate of creativity at the Fair as melodies strummed on dulcimer, fiddle, banjo and other traditional instruments fill the air.

303 Reagan Drive, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 • Map ItWebsite
 
grainger county tomato festival
Grainger County Tomato Festival
The Grainger County Tomato Festival was organized in 1992 to promote Grainger County tomatoes. The festival promotes Grainger County agricultural products, specifically the Grainger County Tomato as well as many local artists and craftsmen in the area. The festival offers a number of special events, making it one of the largest free festivals in East Tennessee.

2201 Highway 11W South, Rutledge, TN 37861 • Map ItWebsite
 
greekfest knoxville
Greekfest
Greekfest is an annual festival sponsored by Saint George Greek Orthodox Church. In the Greek tradition, members of the 250-family church make and serve exquisite 'old country' dishes. Greekfest offers fabulous food, delectable desserts, live Greek music and folk dancing, and shopping/imported gifts from Greece. The festival is held annually in October for two and a half days.

4070 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919 • Map ItWebsite
 
hola festival knoxville
Hola Festival
The Hola Festival is a day-long celebration of diversity and a cultural salute to the East Tennessee community. The festival, organized by HoLa Hora Latina, is part of the local celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. It is an invitation to the general public to learn and enjoy the best of our music, food, arts, crafts and more. The Hola Festival features Latino Countries Exhibits and the acclaimed Parade of Nations. The festival is a family event with free admission.

W. Depot Ave & N. Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902 • Map ItWebsite
 
kuumba festival
Kuumba Festival
People from the U.S. and Africa come together to demonstrate the shared heritage of the African, African American and African Appalachian communities in diaspora and to show how this heritage is an integral part of the culture of this region. The Kuumba Festival ("kuumba" means creativity in Swahili) showcases visual arts, folk arts, dance, theater, music, storytelling, games and foods.

Market Square, Knoxville, TN 37902 • Map It • (865) 217-6786 • Website
 
ramsey house country market
Ramsey House Country Market
The Country Market features some of the region's finest antiques, crafts, food and music. Featured are dried flowers, folk art and traditional crafts, antiques, collectibles, used books, plants, heirloom seeds, herbs, garden ornaments, homemade gourmet foods, historical demonstrators, House and Heritage Garden Tours, silent auction, live auction, door prizes, and carriage rides. Entertainment includes Celtic, traditional, bluegrass, gospel, Appalachian ballads, clogging and storytelling.

2614 Thorngrove Pike, Knoxville, TN 37914 • Map It • 865-546-0745 • Website

 
rossini festival
Rossini Festival
Knoxville Opera's Rossini Festival brings a taste of Europe to East TN and celebrates the color, fun and excitement of opera and Italian culture. The festival combines two opera productions, art exhibitions, wine tastings, and a wide variety of other community events with a vibrant Italian Street Fair in which Knoxville’s Gay Street is transformed from a busy downtown thoroughfare to a festive European festival with six stages featuring a range of entertainment options, an upscale Artisan’s Market, the smells and tastes of authentic Mediterranean foods and beverages, and a special children’s area with entertainment, fun and games.

S. Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902 • Map It • (865) 524-0795 • Website
 
statehood day
Statehood Day
Statehood Day is a celebration of the pioneers who settled and transformed the Southwest Territory into the State of Tennessee. This event is held in June at Blount Mansion in downtown Knoxville. This annual event features period crafts and skills demonstrations as well as 18th century tavern food.

200 Hill Ave, Knoxville TN 37902 • Map It • (865) 525-2375 • Website
 
tennessee stage company
Shakespeare on the Square
Shakespeare on the Square is an entertaining evening of the various writings of the Bard, presented during the summer in Market Square. An old blanket or lawn chair is all you need to view the free performances under the stars. Donations of $10.00 are always welcome.

Market Square, Knoxville, TN 37902 • Map It • (865) 546-4280 • Website
 
symphony in the park
Symphony in the Park
Symphony in the Park is Ijams Nature Center's largest fundraiser of the year and the nature center's longest running special event. The Knoxville Chamber Orchestra performs in the twilight of a summer evening, against the backdrop of natural beauty at Ijams as attendees dine on elegant gourmet fare set at a table under the stars. All proceeds benefited Ijams' quality environmental education programs, 275-acre wildlife sanctuary and care of the non-releasable animals.

2915 Island Home, Knoxville, TN 37920 • Map It • (865) 577-4717 • Website
 

 

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