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Christmas in the City

Christmas in the City is Knoxville's most anticipated winter festival with our city dressed for the holidays with lighted trees and decorations! There are dozens of events and activities offered throughout the season guaranteed to bring holiday cheer!


SOME OF THE POPULAR HOLIDAY EVENTS INCLUDE:


COMCAST CHRISTMAS AT CHILHOWEE

Friday, November 18, 2022
6:00 pm-9:00 pm
Chilhowee Park at the Bandstand

Join us for free photos with Santa and free activities including a holiday Touch-A-Truck, hay rides to look at the lights and more. 


REGAL CELEBRATION OF LIGHTS

Friday, November 25, 2022

5:15 pm-9:00 pm
Market Square, Krutch Park Extension, and Market Street

Join us for the lighting of the Downtown 42-ft Christmas tree with live music with The Deltas band at 5:15 pm, free activities and more! Lighting of the tree will take place at 6:00 pm. Enjoy free music with Evelyn Jack on Market Square at 6:30pm. More Information


HOLIDAYS ON ICE
PRESENTED BY HOME FEDERAL BANK

Friday, November 25, 2022 through
Monday, January 2, 2023

Market Square

Take a skate on Knoxville's open air ice skating rink.
More information available at knoxvillesholidaysonice.com.


WIVK CHRISTMAS PARADE

Friday, December 2, 2022

7:00 pm
Along 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! To enter a float in the parade you will need to fill out an application with WIVK. Parade will start on Church Avenue near the Coliseum, then turn right onto Gay Street ending at Magnolia


TOUR DE LIGHTS

Saturday, December 10, 2022

5:30 pm-8:30 pm


Tour de Lights is a fun, free, family friendly bike ride through the Old City, North Knoxville, and downtown. Participants are encouraged to get in the holiday spirit by decorating themselves and their bikes. The event engages neighborhoods and businesses, along with others who come out to view the festivities.
More information available at bwknox.org/tourdelights


NEW YEARS EVE AT THE SUNSPHERE

Satuday, December 31, 2022

DJ Music starts at 8:00pm, Ball drop at Midnight
World's Fair Park, Festival Lawn

Bring in 2023 with your friends and family at World's Fair Park with food trucks, free activities including a silent disco, DJ Music at 8pm, live music stars with WIMZ Garage Band at 9pm and with K-Town at 10pm. Ball drop from the Sunsphere at Midnight.
More information