|March 19, 2009 -
The City of Knoxville Offices of Special Events and Policy and Communications will hold a public meeting to discuss policies for programming of events on Market Square.
The meeting will be at 5:30 p.m., Monday, April 6, at the Market House in the Knoxville Chamber Building, 17 Market Square.
The city currently programs between 150 to 200 events on Market Square each year ranging from small ones involving a handful of people to major events like Sundown in the City; the Dogwood Arts Festival; Christmas in the City and First Night Knoxville that draw large crowds to the square. The number and size of events has increased significantly over the past few years.
The meeting is being held to better understand the role of events among the public uses of Market Square as a place for living, shopping, dining and community gathering.