Announcements will be made in the park if severe weather is approaching. If you are located on the South Lawn (near UT) and severe weather is approaching, you will need to leave the site and walk out the gate to the 11th Street Parking Garage located at the corner of 11th Street and White Ave. If you are located on the North Lawn (near the fountains) and severe weather is approaching, you will need to leave the site and walk to the Knoxville Convention/Exhibition Center (bottom level of the Holiday Inn) next to the Stem Academy. You can enter the building through the large roll-up doors on the north end or the glass doors on the front.
The City of Knoxville's Festival on the Fourth presented by OneMain Financial promises once again to deliver a wide variety of family fun including entertainment, activities and treats at the City of Knoxville’s Fourth of July celebration.
The free festival begins at 4 p.m. and ends at approximately 10 p.m. at the conclusion of the fireworks display. Rain or shine.
Throughout the day festival goers will be treated to good music, good food, good fun and good times on the Festival and Performance lawns of the Worlds' Fair Park. Regal's Kids Zone is sure to please kids of all ages.
Starting at 8 p.m., the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will begin the KSO 29th Annual FREE Pilot Flying J Independence Day Concert on the World’s Fair Park’s Performance Lawn. The two-hour show features the KSO performing a mix of patriotic and Americana pieces. Conducted by KSO Musical Director Lucas Richman, this medley will be the perfect accompaniment to the fireworks spectacular.
Fireworks start at 9:35 p.m.
FREE PARKING: World’s Fair & Blackstock Parking Lots, 11th Street, Locust Street, State Street & Market Square Garages - ADA Parking at Fort Kid Parking Lot
NO PETS - NO ALCOHOL NO PERSONAL TENTS / TENT CANOPIES
For more information, call the Knoxville Office of Special Events
2013 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS ( Schedule subject to change)