In less than one square mile, Downtown Knoxville has something for everyone. Dining, shopping, world-class theaters, museums, parks, public art, and more. Plan an afternoon, an evening, a weekend, or a life time.


Best Eats
In Town

More than 80 restaurants cater to every taste and budget. Find whatever you’re craving from farm-raised to family-friendly fare, from early-morning to late-night dining. We even have patio spaces that welcome your furry friends.

Eat & Drink

To Shop

Map your afternoon of shopping! Unique finds in fashion and accessories, home décor, outdoor clothing and equipment, jewelry, art, kitchen, and pet items. You’ll find local and specialty items you won’t find anywhere else.


Park Free

We want you to visit and have over 15,000 public parking spaces to prove it. Over 5,500 are free on nights and weekends. So find a spot and stay for a while. Explore what Downtown Knoxville has to offer on foot or hop on a free trolley.


Upcoming Events

Stay informed on all of the upcoming events coming to Downtown Knoxville.


Big Ears Festival Mar 22-25, 2018
Knoxville Marathon Mar 24-25, 2018
First Friday ArtWalk Apr 6, 2018


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Get Social

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