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Lilia Brock
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Lilia Brock

Lilia Brock is Visit Knoxville’s Visitor Center Manager. A Knoxville native, Lilia loves to provide fun recommendations and share in conversation to all who walk through the Visitor Center. When she’s not greeting guests, she can be found on a stroll through nature or at a nearby farmer’s market.

Fresh Fall Finds

Refresh your seasonal dress and décor with a few new styles that are sure to become regular staples. Visit Knoxville’s Visitors Center Gift Shop is bringing even more locally made swag to Downtown Knoxville fresh off the press just in time for Fall! With the leaves changing and Vol Game Days right…

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August is Here, Schooltime is Near

As the days get shorter and July fades into the sunset, August patiently waits on the horizon. The ongoing sweltering heat may fool one into thinking it is here for good, but summer is officially simmering down, and school season is swinging on in. August marks the perfect time to wait out summer’s…

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Christmas in July

Since Knoxville is such a festive town, it should come as no surprise that we just can’t wait until December to celebrate Christmas! This year we’re moving the season up six months and celebrating Christmas in July by shining a spotlight on our unique-to-Knoxville Christmas ornaments. (And just for…

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Bike Boat Brew & Bark Gift Guide

June is that sweet spot in between Spring and Summer where the weather is just right. The days grow longer, the season gets warmer, and our Southern city comes alive under the sunshine. The first Saturday in June marks Knoxville’s annual Bike, Boat, Brew, & Bark Festival down at Volunteer Landing…

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Cozy Up for Spring's Crisp Air and Blooming Buds

Knoxville’s transition into spring is a time of natural beauty and regrowth, a time to be enjoyed by all regardless of the weather—and that’s a local challenge all Knoxvillians endure. With temperatures reaching comfortable highs in the sun and chilly lows in the shade, it can be tricky to enjoy…

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National Sticker Day

Come get your sticker on at Visit Knoxville Gift Shop! To celebrate National Sticker Day (January 13), we have a variety of unique, locally designed…

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