HOMECONTACTCITY HALLCITY EMPLOYMENTONLINE SERVICEBUSINESSRESIDENTSVISITORS
City of KnoxvilleContact Us
I Want To...
Find a School »
Find Recycling Center »
Find a Park »
Find Help for Domestic Violence »
Pay Traffic Ticket »
File A Police Report »
Attend Vehicle Auction »
News
Utility Work to Reroute Cumberland Avenue Commuters »
City Releases New Greenways Map »
KUB Construction to Close South Central Street for 2 Months »
New Parking Meters to be Tested Out - Pay to Park on Market Square with Coins or Credit Card »
Knoxville Police Department Graduates New Recruit Class »
Knoxville Police Select Dodge Charger as Future Patrol Vehicle »
Demolition Work Starts at Lakeshore Park »
Bicycle Facilities Plan »
Downtown Circulation and Mobility Plan »
Mobile Food Vendor Program »
Civil Rights Act Anniversary »
Concerts on Market Square »
Cumberland Connection Blog »
Engineering Department Project Blog »
Like the City on Facebook® »
Follow the City on Twitter »
View Press Releases »
Knoxville Events
Visit Knoxville
Event Calendar »
Special Events Dept.
Calendar [PDF] »
Market Square
Events [PDF] »
Click Here for Printer Friendly Version
Downtown Parking Info
Christmas Photo Slideshow
2013 Event Guide [PDF]
CHRISTMAS IN THE CITY

CITC BrochureChristmas in the City is Knoxville's most anticipated winter festival. Our city dresses for the holidays with lighted trees and decorations - including the popular and growing Up on the Rooftops displays - plus dozens of events guaranteed to bring holiday cheer!

View 2013 Christmas in the City Event Guide [PDF] - This file is over 4 MB in size. For best performance, download the PDF document to your computer before viewing - right click on link and select "Save Target As". Larger documents may not display quickly when opened from the web.

Parking is free in the City's Market Square, State Street and Locust Street garages, and on meters, from 6 p.m. weekdays and all day on weekends.
WINDOW WONDERLAND WINDOW DECORATING CONTEST
HollyHollyMany businesses downtown have joined a window decorating contest that will run from November 29 through December 15. The winner will be announced at 2:00 p.m. on Market Square, December 16.

Download map of participating merchants at http://www.cityofknoxville.org/christmas/windows.pdf

Vote for your favorite decorated window at http://www.facebook.com/CityofKnoxvilleSpecialEvents
KNOXVILLE'S HOLIDAYS ON ICE PRESENTED BY HOME FEDERAL BANK
Knoxville's Holidays on Ice

Open Friday, November 29, 2013 thru Sunday, January 5, 2014

  • Market Square in downtown Knoxville
  • Knoxville's only open-air ice rink opens November 29
  • Located in Downtown Knoxville at Market Square
  • Rink is open everyday, rain or shine
  • Admission is $10 for adults & $7 for children 12 years & younger.
  • Admission includes skate rental.
  • Every skater must sign a waiver of liability.
  • Parent / guardian signature required for all skaters under the age of 18 years.
  • For specific operational hours, special promotions & info on private parties, birthday celebrations, season passes & group rates call 865-215-4423 or visit www.knoxvillesholidaysonice.com.
  • Sponsored by Home Federal Bank, Regal Entertainment, WBIR, B 97.5, CBID and Knoxville News Sentinel
  • REGAL CELEBRATION OF LIGHTS

    Regal Celebration of Lights

    Friday, November 29, 2013 at 6:00 p.m.

  • Market Square, Krutch Park & Krutch Park Extension
  • WDVX Holiday Ho-Ho-Hoedown entertainment on Market Square Stage
  • Downtown Knoxville becomes a Christmas village with caroling and marshmallow roasting
  • Lighting of the 38 ft. Christmas tree
  • Krutch Park sparkles with more than 100,000 lights
  • Performances by french horns and choirs
  • Train rides for children of all ages
  • FREE activities including pictures with Santa Claus, hot cocoa by the Salvation Army, face painting, balloon animals & much more!
  • Sponsored by Regal Entertainment, Pilot, Krispy Kreme, WDVX, Kroger, WATE Channel 6, Cheerwine and Knoxville News Sentinel
  • WIVK CHRISTMAS PARADE
    WIVK / Fowlers Christmas Parade

    The parade route is as follows: Howard Baker Jr. to Church Street, right onto Gay Street, right onto Jackson Ave. (Floats will continue over Gay St. Viaduct and conclude at Depot.)
    Friday, December 6, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.

  • Gay Street in Downtown Knoxville
  • One of Knoxville's Christmas favorites
  • Floats & decorated vehicles
  • Marching bands & dancers
  • Special appearance by Santa Claus!
  • Live on WVLT
  • Sponsored by WIVK, Advanced Office Systems, WVLT Channel 8 and Knoxville News Sentinel
  • COMCAST CHRISTMAS AT CHILHOWEE PARK

    Comast Christmas at Chilhowee Park

    Friday, December 13, 2013 at 6:00 p.m.

  • At Chilhowee Park
  • A forest of lighted trees floating on the lake
  • Performances by Knox County School choirs
  • Train rides for children of all ages
  • FREE activities including pictures with Santa Claus, marshmallow roasting, hot cocoa by the Salvation Army, face painting, balloon animals & much more!
  • Nightly self-guided driving tours through the park from December 13, 2013 - January 1, 2014
  • Sponsored by Comcast, WVLT Channel 8, Knoxville News Sentinel, 93.1 WNOX, Krispy Kreme, Cheerwine and Kroger
  • NEW YEAR'S ON THE SQUARE
    Tuesday, December 31, 2013

  • Ice skating on the Holidays on Ice skating rink from 1 p.m. until midnight
  • Festival foods and face painting available at the ice rink
  • Music on the Square beginning at 11 p.m., with a big screen showing events from 2013
  • Countdown beginning at 11:59 p.m., with a ball drop and fireworks
  • Join in the singing of "Auld Lang Syne" following the fireworks

    For more information please call the Special Events Office at 865-215-4248.
  • Add to Favorites
    Adobe PDF Reader
    Email Page
    Font Smaller
    Font Normal
    Font Larger
    Get Directions
    Make Home Page
    Print Page
    RSS/XML Feed
    Search A to Z List
    Site Map
    Traduzca en Español
    Translate to More Languages
    Dial 3-1-1 For City Services
    311. One Number. One Call.
    Click Here for Brush Pickup Schedule
    City Government
    Mayor's Office »
    City Council »
    City Departments »
    Boards & Commissions »
    Public Meetings »
    Map
    Click on the map to see
    Downtown Knoxville
    Knoxville Map
    More Maps
    Promotions