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Fireflies Light Up Market Square in Downtown Knoxville


Downtown Knoxville celebrates spring with Firefly Nights, an enchanting light installation that adds a bit of sparkle to the trees of Market Square.

Videography by P38 Aerial


Inspired by the synchronous fireflies that attract thousands of visitors to Elkmont and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park every spring, Firefly Nights includes more than 12,000 lights that “flash” from sunset to sunrise through the end of June.


Enjoy the warmer weather and longer days by exploring Downtown this spring. You'll find more than 60 outdoor patios, spring cocktails, spring coffees, great shopping and fun for the entire family.


Firefly Nights is sponsored by the Downtown Knoxville Alliance, Christmas Décor of Knoxville, Dogwood Arts and the City of Knoxville.