June 12, 2013 - Get on your bikes! The City of Knoxville and OneMain Financial will present a Patriotic Festival on Market Square, from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, June 27th.
Among the activities for the festival, organized by the City's Special Events Office, are a Patriotic Bike Parade through downtown for all ages, children's entertainment, and live music from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Registration for the Bike Parade is available on-site or at www.cityofknoxville.org/events/4th/parade.pdf.
At 6 p.m., judging will begin for the best decorated bike. There will be prizes awarded for the following categories: Family, Adult, Teenager, Child 7-12, and Child 6 and under. To compete in the best decorated contest, you must be registered and at Market Square by 5:45 p.m.
The Patriotic Bike Parade will officially begin at 6:30 p.m. and will parade up Gay Street to Magnolia, Magnolia to Williams, Williams to Depot, and back down Gay Street to Clinch Avenue. The parade will finish at Market Street and Union Avenue.