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Peppermint Grove & Winter Lights

November 23 thru mid-February 2021

Downtown Knoxville is a special place throughout the year, but especially during the holidays! It’s a magical experience that will brighten up the darker winter months in a safe outdoor environment.

The Peppermint Grove is lighting up Market Square with massive oak trees wrapped in thousands of red and white lights plus bigger-than-life peppermint stick lampposts. Twinkling lights and decorated storefronts transform downtown into a winter wonderland!

There are plenty of photo ops throughout Krutch Park and Gay Street, with trees wrapped in sparkling lights, the 42-foot tree, and holiday murals galore. Then, head to the Old City for more candy cane lampposts and works of holiday art and magic.

Most importantly…just enjoy the walk through the festive holiday experience! Post your holiday photos with #LoveDowntownKnox.

Photo Credit: @billyhvac78, @curtisglovercreative, @bristol_traveler, @lindseyworthingtonphoto, @rumrusheh