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The Elf on the Shelf® Adventure

November 29 thru January 5

Did you hear the news? Santa is sending Scout Elves to Downtown Knoxville again! The Knoxville Scout Elves will land in town to begin an epic holiday scavenger hunt on Friday, November 29, and Santa has granted them permission to remain here until Sunday, January 5. Just like all elves, the ones here are sneaky, hiding in cups of hot cocoa, converses, candies, and other hideouts. So, pick up a North Pole Pass to help guide you through the adventure of finding these elves, and you will also find fun, treats, and prizes along the way. 

Knoxville is the country’s only community-wide The Elf on the Shelf® scavenger hunt. You can pick up North Pole Passes at any of the participating businesses listed below. Share your scavenger hunt photos with #ElvesInKnox. Happy holiday hunting!

Interested in finding some free parking? No search needed. Santa has also provided over 5,500 spaces free on nights and weekends. Find details here

Images: @smithers1015 and @rikkidontlosethatnumber

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Where Scout Elves Will be Landing 
Art Market Gallery Local Artists from Traditional to Contemporary
422 S Gay St (865) 525-5265 More Details >
Dogwood Arts A Celebration of Art, Culture, & Natural Beauty
123 W Jackson Ave (865) 637-4561 More Details >
Eddie's Health Shoppe Promoting Strength, Health, and Well Being
455 Union Ave (865) 633-6533 More Details >
Flower Pot

Locally Owned, Full Service Florist

700 S Gay St (865) 522-4825 More Details >
Frussies Deli & Bakery Generations of Recipes, Made Fresh Daily
722 S Gay St (865) 333-5359 More Details >
Jacks of Knoxville High-Quality Handmade Goods from Local Knoxville Makers
133 S Gay St (865) 394-6352 More Details >
Kilwins Chocolates, Fudge, Caramel Apples, Ice Cream
408 S Gay St (865) 219-1233 More Details >
Knoxville Soap Candles & Gifts Artisan Gift Shop, Locally Handcrafted Items
714 S Gay St (865) 689-6545 More Details >
Knoxville Trolley - Green Line

Find a scout elf on the FREE trolley and get all around downtown. The green line runs between Gay St and the Old City with stops about every 10 minutes.

301 E Church Ave (865) 637-3000 More Details >
Knoxville Visitors Center Discover All of the Hot Spots in Knoxville
301 S Gay St (865) 523-7263 More Details >
Matt Robbs Biscuits Brilliant Biscuits, Artistic Coffees, Cool Barista
800 Market St (865) 804-0278 More Details >
Museum of East Tennessee History Programs & Exhibitions Uniquely Tailored to the Region
601 S Gay St (865) 215-8830 More Details >
Rala Regional & Local Artisan Wares
112 W Jackson Ave (865) 525-7888 More Details >
Status Dough Doughnuts & Coffee Fresh Handcrafted Artisanal Doughnuts Created Daily
418 S Gay St (865) 888-0997 More Details >
Union Ave Books Independently Owned Downtown Bookstore
517 Union Ave (865) 951-2180 More Details >