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Find Waldo in Downtown Knoxville

Where’s Waldo? The question on everyone’s mind this summer. Now YOU can be a part of a real-life search in downtown Knoxville from July 1-July 31! How to join the fun: Pick up a passport from these participating locations Start the search for the character we all know and love. He’s about 6 inches…

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Top 10 Summer Bucket List for Kids

There are several splash pads all over the city. The biggest is at the World’s Fair Park. Squeeze in a quick history lesson by taking the kids up the Sunsphere, which was built for the 1982 World’s Fair. And some geography too – you can see 360 degrees from the Observation Deck; a great time to…

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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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5 Reasons You Should Attend Vestival!

5 Reasons You Should Attend Vestival! Date: 2022 Vestival Returns Saturday, May 7, 2022 from 11:00am - 4:00pm Location: Candoro Marble, 4450 Candoro Avenue, Knoxville, TN, 37920 The Candoro Arts and Heritage Center is proud to host the return of Vestival, an annual arts and music festival held on…

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This post is part of a series on the Anniversary of the 1982 World’s Fair that was held in Knoxville, Tennessee. For more posts and information about events past and present, head to . After 40 years, it’s still hard to believe it happened. Even those who don’t remember the 1982…

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10 Things to Know About Market Square

Historic Market Square is the heart of downtown Knoxville. It’s a must-do for any visitor to our city, and we’re happy to tell you why! But you can’t know the present if you don’t know the past, so we’ll start with a brief history lesson to get your bearings. 1. Market Square History The history of…

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