Christmas in the City

Special Events Director

Judith Foltz
(865) 215-4248

400 Main St., Room 578
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Christmas in the CItyChristmas in the City is Knoxville's most anticipated winter festival. Our city dresses for the holidays with lighted trees and decorations - including the popular and growing Up on the Rooftops displays - plus dozens of events guaranteed to bring holiday cheer! 

Some of the popular holiday events include

Regal Celebration of Lights
November 27, 2015
Market Square, Krutch park Ext, and Market Street
Join us for the lighting of the Downtown Christmas tree.
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Holidays on Ice presented by Home Federal Bank
November 27, 2015 - January 3, 2016
Market Square
Knoxville's open air ice skating rink
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WIVK Christmas Parade

December 4, 2015
Gay Street
Join us for everyone's favorite parade, the WIVK Christmas Parade. Bands, dancers, lighted floats, characters and Santa Claus parade down Gay Street and brings fun holiday spirit to all! 

XFinity Christmas in Chilhowee
December 11, 2015
Chilhowee Park
Join us for the lighting of the tree at the Chilhowee Park Bandstand
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Tour de Lights
December 18, 2015
Market Square
Decorate your bike with lights, garland and decorate yourself with decor for the holiday bike ride through 4th and Gill area.
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New Years on the Square
December 31, 2015
Market Square
Balldrop at Midnight
Bring in 2016 with your friends and family on Market Square. Ball drop at Midnight.
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