What? The Weekend! :: May 18th – 20th

Here's what YOU need to know about this weekend!

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.

Steady Flow concert

Get funky this Friday with Steady Flow! The hard-hitting funk group is stopping in on their summer tour! Experience their magic at Scruffy City Hall.

TIME: May 18th, 9PM
WHERE: Scruffy City Hall

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Dancing For The Horses

Our host, Jac B., has been hard at work dancing and fundraising for a little mare named Myrcella at Horse Haven. Her hard work comes to end Saturday night as she takes the dance floor at the Dancing For The Horses dinner and dance competition. Buy a ticket in Jac B.’s name for an extra donation to her horse!

COST: $100 – $800

TIME: May 19th, 6:30PM – 10PM
WHERE: Bridgewater Place

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Children's Festival of Reading

The Children’s Festival of Reading will showcases storytellers, music, arts, crafts, exploration and food! Bring the kiddos for a  full day of reading downtown. This is also the kick off of Knox County’s summer library club!

TIME: May 19th, 10AM – 3PM
WHERE: World’s Fair Park


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Broadway on Gay Street

The Knoxville Gay Men’s chorus is bringing the Big Apple to the Scruffy City! Catch one of two  performances Saturday as they present “Broadway on Gay Street.”

COST: $21.50

TIME: May 19th, 3PM & 7PM

WHERE: Bijou Theater

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Hardship Hill Team Obstacle Course Race

20 obstacles, 10 hours and one great cause! Get ready for a mud-filled adventure at Hardship Hill’s Team Obstacle Course Race on Saturday! The race benefits Operation Enduring Warrior. Grab your friends and register your team now.

TIME: May 19th, 9AM – 9PM

COST: $55/team member

WHERE: Kingston, TN



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Open Streets South Knoxville

More than a street festival, Open Streets Knoxville gives residents an opportunity to explore their neighborhood and local businesses in a safe, fun, and family-friendly way. It encourages the use of active transportation and healthy living, and has a goal of giving residents an opportunity to rethink our streets as public space.

TIME: May 20th, 2PM – 6PM


WHERE: South Knoxville


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Cocktails & Cuddles

Cocktails and dog cuddles?? SIGN US UP! Postmodern Spirits is hosting Small Breeds Rescue of East Tennessee for an afternoon of pup-inspired drinks and adoptable dogs!

TIME: May 20th, 2PM – 5PM

WHERE: PostModern Spirits

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