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LitUp Festival

18 Market Square
Knoxville, TN 37902
18 Market Square
Knoxville, TN 37902


  • Date(s): October 6, 2019 to October 6, 2019
  • Location: Market Square

Planned with and by teens, LitUP Festival: Books and Art for the Next Generation is bound to ignite, kindle and spark creativity, self-expression, and critical thinking in East Tennessee’s 13-18-year-olds.

From Market Square and throughout venues downtown, the day will be filled with author talks, writing workshops, poetry slams, makers workshops, and plenty more. Hosted by Knox County Public Library, partners include Friends of the Library, Union Ave. Books, the University of Tennessee’s Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature, and the Knoxville Entrepreneur Center. The event is free and open to teens.


LitUp Festival