What? The Weekend! :: April 19th – 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.

The Nth Power concert

Soul, jazz and groove! Dance to the beat of trio, The Nth Power Friday night at The Concourse. This jazz band started after impromptu late-night jam at Jazz Fest 2012 in New Orleans!

TIME: April 19th, 9PM

COST: $15 – $20

WHERE: The Concourse

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Photo Credit: Billy Lush Boards & Brews/Facebook

Billy Lush Full Moon Paddle

See our city under the moonlight by paddleboard! Join Billy Lush for a guided tour of the Tennessee River! Renters will get a free beer and there will be a grill out before the launch. Paddleboard newbie? We got you! Here’s five tips to get started.

TIME: April 19th, 8PM

COST: starts at $28

WHERE: Billy Lush Boards & Brews

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Photo Credit: New2Knox/Facebook

New2Knox Easter Egg Hunt Social

Hunt for eggs filled with fun prizes and local Knoxville experiences at this month’s New2Knox social! Treat yourself to ice cream and coffee at the Mabry-Hazen House. Proceeds from the event benefit the historic landmark! Afterwards head with the rest of the crew to Last Days of Autumn Brewery.

TIME: April 20th, 1:30PM – 3:30PM

COST: $10

WHERE: Mabry-Hazen House

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Photo Credit: EarthFest/Facebook

EarthFest 2019

EarthFest is excited to celebrate Earth Day at the Knoxville Botanical Garden, which offers plenty of green space, views of the mountains and access to public transportation. As always, it’s a free, zero-waste event for the whole family!

TIME: April 20th, 10AM – 5PM


WHERE: Knoxville Botanical Garden & Arboretum

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Photo Credit: Manthan UTK/Facebook

Holi 2019

Celebrate the festival of color with University of Tennessee’s Manthan-Indian student organization! All the fun kicks off Saturday at 1 p.m.

TIME: April 20th, 1PM – 3PM


WHERE: Humanities Amphitheater on UT’s campus

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Jamabalya Cook Off Benefit

Taste or cook some of the finest jambalaya Knoxville has to offer all for charity! This one-pot creole dish is composed of meat, vegetables and rice! Proceeds from the cook off benefit Beardsley Community Farm! Live music starts at 6 p.m.

COST: $10/chef entrance fee, $5/public entry fee

TIME: April 20th, 5:30PM – 7:30PM

WHERE: Crafty Bastard Brewery

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Heart of Town Festival

Five acts on one bill! Get your groove on with funk, hip hop and music from the Grateful Dead. The fest will also have food trucks and local brews on tap!

TIME: April 20th, 4PM – 11PM

COST: $15/advance general admission

WHERE: Riot Printing

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Afternoon Looney Tunes at Central Cinema

Central Cinema has hand-picked an hour-long program of some of their favorite Looney Tunes cartoons for you to enjoy! Catch a show all weekend long, admission is only five dollars.

TIME: April 19th – 21st

COST: $5

WHERE: Central Cinema

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