Market Square Info

Special Events Director

Judith Foltz
jfoltz@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-4248

400 Main St., Room 578
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Market Square is located in the center of downtown Knoxville  from Wall Ave. to Union Ave. and provides a spectacular venue for special events.

To reserve a special event in Market Square or Krutch Park, please call the City's Special Events office at 865-215-4248. 

This venue features annual events such as the Concerts on the Square series, Shakespeare on the Square and more!

Market Square also features a a water play fountain and is adjacent to the scenic Krutch Park. 

Market Square gets its name from the Market House that once stood in the center of the square. Farmers from Knoxville’s surrounding areas would bring their wagons into the Market House to sell their wares. The southern end of the square near Union Avenue, holds the bell from the old Market House and a statue commemorating Tennessee's role in the fight for women's suffrage.