Save the Dates for Free City Events

Communications Director

Kristin Farley
[email protected]
(865) 215-2589

400 Main St., Room 691
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Save the Dates for Free City Events

Posted: 03/18/2024
With the official start of spring just a day away, Knoxville residents may be looking forward for ways to get outside and have fun in the coming months of 2024.

The City’s Office of Special Events works with multiple City departments and community organizations to produce events throughout the year that are free, family-friendly and open to the public. Here are some events to anticipate and dates to circle on your calendar for 2024. 

Concerts on the Square is a free live music series presented by Comcast with support from Downtown Knoxville Alliance, Knoxville TVA Employees Credit Union, B97.5 FM, Xfinity, and the Knoxville Jazz Orchestra. 

Concerts on the Square – Jazz Tuesdays

Jazz on the Square (Tuesdays in May, June and September) will feature groups led by Taber Gable, Greg Tardy, Ken Brown, Margherita Fava, Sam Adams, Jon Hamar and many other performers from Knoxville’s amazingly talented jazz scene. Shows are 7-9 p.m. We’ll list specific performers at when they’re announced. 

Concerts on the Square – Variety Thursdays

Every third Thursday starting in May means a variety of musical genres presented on the Market Square stage. 

May 16 - 12 Eleven Band
June 20 - Jeanine Fuller & the True Funk SOULdiers Tribute Band
July 18 - Bicho Brothers
Aug. 15 - Liquid Velvet's Fleetwood Mac & Journey Tribute
Sept. 19 - Square on the Square

Kid A'Riffic Fun in the Park

Free activities and fun, including crafts, games and giveaways for children age 2-12 provided by City departments and community partners. Wednesdays in June & July, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., at the following locations:
June 5 – Baxter Avenue Park and Knoxville Fire Station No. 3
June 12 – Chilhowee Park, including a Touch-A-Truck with City vehicles
June 19 – no event
June 26 – Fort Kid
July 3 – no event
July 10 – Morningside Park
July 17 – Fountain City Park
July 24 – West Hills Park
July 31 – World’s Fair Park

For a full calendar and details about the performers, visit Stay informed of weather-related cancellations on Facebook