The Sunsphere

Food Fun and Farmers Markets

The Maker City monthly blog takes a look at locations where makers are found in The Maker City and features some of Knoxville area’s outstanding makers – artists, crafters and so much more. This month’s blog features Charlotte Tolley, founding director of Nourish Knoxville, and Allyson and Chris…

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Your Beercation Destination

If you have never been to Knoxville, buckle up for unexpected adventures! Actually, if you HAVE been here, you’re likely to find new adventures waiting. I have spent most of my life in Knoxville, but watching it grow over the past 20 years has allowed me to rediscover it again and again. Like a…

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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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Shop Like a Local at the Farmers' Market

If you are looking for an authentic Knoxville experience, do as the locals do and take a trip to the Market Square Farmers' Market. Nestled in the heart of downtown Knoxville, the Market Square Farmers’ Market is held every Wednesday and Saturday, May - November on the site of the former Market…

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Experience Knoxville the Dog-Friendly Way

Knoxville loves dogs and our visitors are no exception! Enjoy this post written by our friends from The Remarkable Golden: We recently made a stop in Knoxville on our cross-country tour with our golden retriever, Judge. Knoxville wasn’t originally on our itinerary until we met some locals at a bar…

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Guide to Knoxville's International Cuisine

Knoxville is firmly planted in the south, and you might think all we have is southern specialties. While we do have quite a bit of that, Knoxville has a way more diverse food scene than you might think. Here’s a roundup of the deliciousness this city has to offer! Looking for European flair? We’ve…

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In the Neighborhood — Farragut

The Town of Farragut is in west Knox County and has much to offer visitors. It is named after Admiral David Farragut, who uttered the now-famous command of “Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!” during the Battle of Mobile Bay in the Civil War. Farragut was born on the north side of the river…

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In the Neighborhood – Fountain City

Fountain City is a neighborhood in north Knoxville that was previously an unincorporated community prior to annexation by the city of Knoxville in 1962. It’s generally considered to start north of I-640/Sharp’s Ridge past North Knoxville, and ends at Halls Crossroads to begin the Halls neighborhood…

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5 Knoxville Restaurants Perfect for Picky Kids

Trying a new restaurant can be exciting for adults, but for picky kids, it can be a real challenge to find something they like. We've created a great list of Knoxville restaurants sure to please the pickiest eaters and the more adventurous ones, too! These kid approved meals are so delish, you can…

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New in Knoxville

Psst…Did You Miss These Openings? Keeping track of what’s new in the world of restaurants, shops, and attractions is a near impossible task, especially if you haven’t visited Knoxville in while. This post highlights just a few of this year’s openings throughout the county that you might have missed…

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