Award-Winning Kid A'Riffic Fun in the Park Begins June 7

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Kristin Farley
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(865) 215-2589

400 Main St., Room 691
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Award-Winning Kid A'Riffic Fun in the Park Begins June 7

Posted: 03/24/2023
Kid A'Riffic FunKid A’ Riffic Fun in the Park, sponsored by Home Federal Bank, returns this summer with free mid-week fun for area families! 

Each Kid A’ Riffic Fun in the Park event offers activities, games, hands-on crafts and other fun pursuits for families with children age 2-12, hosted by the City’s Office of Special Events, Parks and Recreation Department, and other community partners.

Earlier this year, Kid A’Riffic was awarded Best Children's Event in the Southeast by the Southeast Festivals & Events Association (SFEA).

Participation is free, and no registration is required. 

Events are on Wednesdays in June and July from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. in seven different parks and natural areas:

June 7 – Fountain City Park, 117 Hotel Road 

June 14 – Chilhowee Park, 3301 E. Magnolia Avenue

June 21 – Safety City of Knoxville, 165 S. Concord Street

June 28 – Fort Kid, 1049 World’s Fair Park Drive

July 12 – Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Park 

July 19 – Lakeshore Park, 5930 Lyons View Pike 

July 26 – World’s Fair Park 

Established in 2019 as a weekly opportunity for summertime activities for youngsters and their families in Market Square, Kid A’ Riffic has expanded to include parks across the city and multiple community partners.

For more information about City parks’ amenities, visit

If you have questions about individual Kid A’ Riffic Fun in the Park events, email Special Events or call 865-215-4248.