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The International Tree Climbing Championship

6410 South Northshore Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919
6410 South Northshore Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919

470-299-1672 x 208

  • Date(s): August 9, 2019 to August 11, 2019
  • Event Times: Fri., August 9, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sat., Aug, 10, 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun., Aug 11, 8:30 – 2 p.m.
  • Price: Free
  • Location: Lakeshore Park

International Tree Climbing Championship and Arbor Fair

The International Tree Climbing Championship - World Championship - and Arbor Fair will be held at beautiful Lakeshore Park. Professional arborists will compete in a series of challenges showcasing skill, technique and athleticism while emphasizing the importance of safety and proper tree care. The coinciding Arbor Fair is a family-friendly event that incorporates the International Society of Arboriculture’s (ISA’s) mission of educating the public on the professional practice of arboriculture. Attendees can stop by the “Ask an Arborist” booth for expert advice, find info about the latest equipment from participating sponsors, sample local food truck fare and more. Children can participate in the Kid’s Climb and tree climbing activities. The climbing event and Arbor Fair are free of charge and open to the public.

Hours: Fri., August 9, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sat., Aug, 10, 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun., Aug 11, 8:30 – 2 p.m.


The International Tree Climbing Championship