What? The Weekend! :: July 18th – 21st

The Knoxville events YOU need to know about!

Click over to our Event Calendar for more exciting things to round out your perfect Knoxville Weekend!  If you want to submit an event, email us at info@knoxvilleweekend.com.

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What? The Weekend?! There's so much going on in East Tennessee! Here are a few of our picks for how we can help you plan your perfect weekend.

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Simply Queen Concert

Queen cover band…what could be better? A Queen cover band that benefits Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee! Head out to World’s Fair Park for a benefit concert as part of the Music Feeds series.

TIME: July 19th, 7:30PM

COST: $20 – $45

VENUE: World’s Fair Park

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Louisville Silent Disco

Sing like nobody’s listening! Jackson Terminal is hosting a silent disco Friday night and your invited to the party! Switch between different music channels and dance to your own beat. This concert is 70s disco themed!

TIME: July 19th, 8PM – Midnight

COST: $12

VENUE: Jackson Terminal

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2019 Grooves in the Garden

Get ready for a night of live music at the Knoxville Botanical Gardens! Grammy-nominated band, Just A Few Cats, is performing! There will be a cash bar and food vendors on site. Proceeds benefit UUNIK Academy’s STEAMI Summer Institute and Phi Beta Sigma’s Sigma Beta Club!

WHERE: Knoxville Botanical Gardens

TIME: July 20th, 5PM – 10PM

COST: $25/advance, $35/day of event

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Photo Credit: Billy Lush Boards and Brew/Facebook

The Tennessee River Clean Up and Throw Down

Help clean up the Tennessee River this weekend! Hop on a paddle board, kayak or canoe free of charge to help collect litter. Afterwards celebrate with a free draft beer from Alliance Brewing Company!

TIME: July 20th, 10AM – 2PM

COST: FREE, must register in advance

WHERE: Billy Lush Boards & Brews

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Swing Dance Workshop

Natalia Eristavi from California is coming all the way to Tennessee to teach swing dance classes this summer! Join her for a class, followed by a dance later that night! This workshop offers discounts to volunteers.

TIME: Classes at Noon, 1:15PM and 4:30PM, Dance from 7PM – 10PM, After party 10:30PM

COST: $50/dance + workshop admission

WHERE: Flynn Dance Center

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Drag Brunch at Old City Wine Bar

Once a month Old City Wine Bar hosts a fabulous drag brunch! Eat, drink and be a part of the party! Hannah VonStevens will be emceeing the event.

TIME: July 21st, 11AM – 3PM


WHERE: Old City Wine Bar

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Gatlinburg Craftmen's Fair

Explore over 200 booths of arts and crafts from all over the country at the Gatlinburg Craftmen’s Fair! The event runs from July 12th – 21st, make sure to order your tickets ahead of time here.

TIME: July 12th – 21st

COST: $7

WHERE: Gatlinburg Convention Center

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Summer Movie Magic: The Wizard of Oz

Watch one of our favorite movies on the Tennessee Theatre big screen! The historic site is hosting a summer movie magic series every Friday and Sunday night. Tickets can be purchased at the box office or online.

TIME: July 21st, 3PM

COST: $9/adults, $7/children

WHERE: Tennessee Theatre

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Lunafest 2019

The reel is ready and so is LUNAFEST 2019! Meet the women who are changing the face of film with their talent and stories.

We’ll be hosting our own LUNAFEST screening at Central Cinema (1205 N Central St, Knoxville, TN 37917) at 6:30pm. The festival is brought to you by @LUNABar and supports women’s nonprofits across the US and Canada.

TIME: July 18th, 6:30PM

COST: $20. Get them here!

WHERE: Central Cinema

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