What? The Weekend! :: August 30th – September 1st

The Knoxville events you NEED to know about!

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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7th Annual Big Kahuna Wing Festival

Over 20,000 pounds of wings, live music and a wing eating competition will be at World’s Fair Park Sunday! Celebrate the 7th annual big kahuna wing festival with one of our favorite foods!

TIME: September 1st, 1PM – 9PM

COST: $25/advance, $30/at the gate

WHERE: World’s Fair Park

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UT vs. Georgia State

Can we get a GBO? Watch our boys in the orange and white take on Georgia State in the first home game of the season! Get ready for game day with our Big Orange Weekend guide.

TIME: August 31st, 3:30PM


WHERE: Neyland Stadium

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Knoxville Detective Day

Love Clue? Knoxville Detective Day is for you – it’s like a live version of the classic game! Your team will be set in the fictitious town of  “Millingham” where you’ll track down virtual witnesses and eliminate suspects to solve the crime.

TIME: August 31st, 10AM – 5PM

COST: $46/team of up to 6 adults

WHERE: Downtown

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Steve Earle & The Dukes Concert

Steve Earle is a talented singer-songwriter whose claim to fame is working with Willie Nelson, Waylong Jennings and Johnny Cash. Now he’s performing music with his own band! Catch him at World’s Fair Park for a concert that benefits Second Harvest of East Tennessee.

TIME: 5:30PM

COST: $20 – $55

WHERE: World’s Fair Park

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Family Night Hike

Avoid the last of the summer heat with a family night hike at Ijams! Meet some of our nocturnal animals and experience the beauty of East Tennessee at night!

TIME: 8PM – 10PM

COST: $10/family ticket, $5/individual ticket

WHERE: Ijams Nature Center

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