What? The Weekend! :: February 22nd – 24th

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, #KDUB-style.

Photo Credit: Winter Warm-Up Beer Festival/Facebook

Winter Warm-Up Beer Festival

Warm up with over twenty different breweries in one spot! Taste beer from local and regional favorites while listening to live music at the Emporium Center. A portion of ticket sales will be donated to Nourish Knoxville! Make sure to get your tickets early here!

TIME: March 2nd, 1PM – 7PM

COST: $15 – $85

WHERE: Emporium Center

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Photo Credit: Central Depot/Facebook

Cocktails For A Cause

Join Trason Williams for drinks to help raise money for Friends of Literacy! A portion of craft beer and cocktails will benefit his fundraising efforts for the organization that provides high-quality adult education programs to those in need.


TIME: February 22nd, 6PM – 9PM

WHERE: Central Depot

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Photo Credit: Freedom Chiropractic/Facebook

Galentines: A Sip & Shop Event

Sip on cocktails, shop local and have some fun with local female entrepreneurs! This is a FREE event, but there will be additional drinks available for purchase that benefit YWCA of Knoxville. Invite all your girls!

TIME: February 22nd, 6:30PM – 9PM


WHERE: The Hive

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Photo Credit: Laurel Theater/Facebook

50th Jubilee Festival

Jubilee Festival highlights old-time, traditional music from the region. There’s three nights of music for the 50th anniversary of the festival. You can purchase three children’s tickets for a penny with the purchase of an advance adult ticket through the Penny4Arts Program!

TIME: February 22nd, 6:30PM – 10PM

COST: $8 – $35

WHERE: Laurel Theater

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Photo Credi: Secret City Cyphers/Facebook

Secret City Cyphers Open Mic

Calling all emcees, poets, musicians, singers, beatboxers, deejays and performers! The Secret City Cyphers want you to share your talent on stage at the Bearden Brickyard. Bonus – it’s National Margarita Day!


TIME: February 22nd, 7:30PM – 11PM

WHERE: Bearden Brickyard

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Photo Credit: Dogwood Arts/Facebook

Strong Alley Mural Creation + Restoration

Dogwood Arts wants to connect artists with the resources and opportunities to create and restore murals in Strong Alley. The organization is donating $1,000 to artists who want to create new murals. Pitch your ideas to the board this Friday and next!


TIME: February 22nd, 5PM

WHERE: Dogwood Arts

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Photo Credit: Carleo's/Facebook

Mardi Gras Pub Crawl

Laissez les bon temps rouler in the Old City! Dance in the streets with beads and masks to celebrate the holiday! Hop from Southbound, Carleo’s Hannas Old City, Wagon Wheel and Merchants of Beer. VIP sections are available!

COST: Early Bird/ $8

TIME: February 22nd, 8PM – 3AM

WHERE: Carleo’s

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Photo Credit: Special Olympics Tennessee/Facebook

Knoxville Polar Plunge

Feeling brave? Take an icy plunge for Special Olympics Tennessee! Your icy dip earns you bragging rights, a t-shirt and a free lunch – all for a good cause!

TIME: February 23rd, 8AM – 5PM

COST: $75

WHERE: World’s Fair Park

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Photo Credit: Suttree's High Gravity Tavern/Facebook

Uncle Sutt's Silverball Beatdown

Suttree’s is hosting a pinball tournament this Sunday, and you’re invited! Compete in five rounds of four players for the ultimate title of pinball champ! Finalists win free beer!

TIME: February 24th, 5PM – 11PM


WHERE: Suttree’s High Gravity Tavern

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