Event Activities

Event Shuttle

  • Provided by K.I.S.S. Caboose

Event Booths

  • Knox County Parks & Recreation
  • Young Williams Animal Center
  • Volunteer Princess
  • B97.5
  • Visit Knoxville Visitors Center
  • Knoxville Adventure Collective
  • Adopt a Golden Knoxville

Activities with No Registration Required

  • James White’s Fort
    10am – 3pm
    Free self-guided tours and 1790’s re-enactors onsite demonstrating
     
  • Blount Mansion
    11am – 3pm
    Free admission
     
  • Knox County Parks & Recreation
    Open session
    15-minute Yoga classes from 11am – 3pm (2nd Level near waterfall
  • Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse
    10am – 3pm
    Offering $10 burgers, $10 steak sandwiches, and Local Craft Beer
     
  • Knoxville Adventure Collective
    10am – 3pm
    They will be offering e-bike and disc golf demos. See below for additional activities that require registration.
     
  • Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame
    10am – 5pm
    ​Free admission & Scavenger Hunt

Activities with Registration Required

Legacy Parks Guided Hike to Morningside Park

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10am - Noon
Just minutes from downtown, Morningside Park features an 18-hole disc golf course, gently rolling terrain, large shade trees, and plenty of open space and play areas. Join Carol Evans and you'll walk from the Outdoor Knoxville Adventure along the waterfront to the Morningside Greenway where we’ll loop through the park and visit the Alex Haley Heritage Square located at the northwest end of the park. Be sure to bring water and wear good walking shoes for this 3-mile hike. More information about Legacy Parks.

 

Vol Landing Riverwalk with Historian Jack Neely

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10:15am – 12:30pm
Join historian Jack Neely for a 2-hour Vol Landing Riverwalk tour.  Ever notice those historical markers along Volunteer Landing? They tell a non-chronological story of soldiers, authors, and sailors who had something to do with Knoxville's waterfront since 1791, connecting Cherokee chiefs to the Civil War to the Tennessee Vols. Jack Neely, historian of the Knoxville History Project, did the research for those markers back in the 1990s, and will help tell the stories, including that of Vagabondia, the long-vanished riverfront home of author Frances Hodgson Burnett that inspired the title of one of her early novels. It was surprisingly near the ramshackle houseboat home of Cornelius Suttree, the stoic protagonist of a very different novel by Cormac McCarthy. This year, Jack will also talk about the role the riverfront played in the 1982 World's Fair.  More information about historian Jack Neely.

 

Bike Walk Knoxville Guided Urban Bike Ride

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10am – Noon
Explore Knoxville's greenway system and bike routes on this urban bike ride with Bike Walk Knoxville. This 2-hour round-trip ride will start and end at UT Gardens and travel along the greenways, downtown, and over into South Knox. We will stop along the way at Volunteer Landing at Knoxville Adventure Collective, Suttree Landing Park, and World's Fair Park in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the 1982 World's Fair.  More information on Bike Walk Knoxville.

 

Downtown Knoxville Walk with Alan Sims

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10:30am – 1pm
Enjoy a two- hour stroll around downtown with InsideofKnoxville.com’s Knoxville Urban Guy (AKA Alan Sims). Knoxville’s strong growth has continued in rapid fashion. The walk will explore new businesses and new development in the city, focusing on events of the last year. Also featured will be a brief conversation about the World’s Fair on its 40th anniversary. Enjoy spring in the city and ask that question you’ve always wanted to ask about downtown development and life in the city. (Inside of Knoxville has been a source for downtown information since 2010.) More information on Alan Sims.

 

Brewery Slow Rides

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Interested in Knoxville’s brewery scene? We would love for you to join some of the Knoxville Area Brewers Association’s member brewers as they showcase Knoxville’s great breweries (see registration link for meet up locations)!

Representatives from Crafty Bastard Brewery, Clinch River Brewery, Hexagon Brewing Co., Alliance Brewing Co., Fanatic Brewing Company, Elst Brewing and Printshop Brewing Company will partner up and lead round-trip rides from the breweries to Knoxville Outdoor Adventure Collective in a relaxed, slow bike ride.  Riders will be able to see how easy it is to ride and enjoy some of the best local craft beer in Knoxville! Registration required. Space is limited. Meet-up locations vary, see Eventbrite registration for info and meet-up times.

Printshop Beer

Alliance Beer Co.

Elst Logo

Clinch River Brewing

Crafty Bastard Brewery

Fanatic Brewing

Hexagon Brewing

 

Knoxville Adventure Collective

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Have you ever wanted to try stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking, e-bikes, disc golf, or Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness via bike? Join Knoxville Adventure Collective during Bike Boat Brew & Bark on June 4 and learn how! 

  • 10am - 11am: SUP Open Session
  • 10am - 3pm: Discounted Mountain & Greenway Bikes
  • 10am - 3pm: E-bike and disc golf demos
  • 3pm - 4pm: Kayak Open Session
  • 7:15pm: Sunset Paddle

If you’re hungry, grab a beer and a brat and relax under the umbrella tables from 10am – 3pm. 

Registration required for most activities. Equipment available for additional discounted cost through Knoxville Adventure Collective. If you have your own equipment, it is free but be sure to register below!

 

Keep Knoxville Beautiful

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Roll up your sleeves, bring your friends and get ready to make an impact within our community!  Keep Knoxville Beautiful in partnership with Visit Knoxville’s Bike Boat Brew & Bark, will be hosting a Community Clean up at Second Creek.

 

Sightseeing Casino Cruise on the Volunteer Princess

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What happens in Knoxville stays in Knoxville during this casino cruise! Play blackjack or roulette as our dealers assist you. Take a seat at a table and enjoy a cruise around Knoxville.  Visit our bar on the upper deck and purchase your favorite drink to enjoy while cruising.  If you are hungry, appetizers will be available to purchase. We promise the best cruise in Knoxville. $25 per person.

Cruise Times:

• Noon – 1pm
• 2pm – 3pm

Sunset Dinner Cruise:

• 6pm – 8pm

 

Volunteer Landing Marina Pontoon Boat Shuttle to Suttree Landing Park

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Volunteer Landing Marina is Downtown Knoxville’s only Marina! For Bike Boat Brew & Bark, Volunteer Landing Marina will be offering FREE pontoon boat shuttles round-trip to Sutree Landing Park from 11am – 2pm. Call the marina to reserve!

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