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Knoxville Christmas Events 

If you're planning a weekend get-away, afternoons with visiting relatives, celebrations with life-long friends, or the creation of new family traditions, you'll find something for everyone this season in Knoxville. See below for a number of highlighted events as well as other upcoming Christmas events in Knoxville.

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The Elf on the Shelf® Scavenger Hunt

It's the return of the only Community-Wide The Elf on the Shelf® Scavenger Hunt in the Country! Scout Elves will land in Knoxville to begin the scavenger hunt on Friday, November 24th. Children of all ages are invited to pick up a North Pole Pass at any of the participating businesses to help guide them through the adventure. There will be fun, treats, and prizes along the way until the Scout Elves return to the North Pole on January 7th.

Peppermint Window Wonderland

Grab a hot chocolate and stroll around downtown to enjoy the decorative trees, windows, doors, and patios twinkling in lights and dipped in peppermint. Downtown businesses will be decorated in peppermint-themes to add to the over 100,000+ lights and garlands draped throughout trees and parks.

Peppermint Trail of Treats 

Grab a hot chocolate and stroll around downtown to enjoy trees, windows, doors, and patios dripping in lights and dipped in peppermint. Businesses will be decked in peppermint-themed decorations to add to the over 100,000+ lights and garlands draped throughout trees and parks. Adding to the peppermint fun, Downtown restaurants, bakeries, coffee shops, bars, and boutiques will be featuring peppermint specials throughout the season. #knoxpeppermint  #lovedowntownknox #knoxrocks

Outdoor Ice Skating

Adults and children can skate day and night, seven days a week, at the open-air ice rink nestled under twinkling lights in the middle of Market Square. From November 24 through January 7 you’ll find music, 160,000 pounds of ice, and great people watching. Special appearances by Peppermint Panda, the ice-rink mascot, will add to the skating and photo fun.

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