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Get into the Christmas spirit with fun holiday events near Knoxville!

2019 Holiday Events happening near Knoxville

Thanksgiving is over and the holiday season is officially in full swing! Are you looking for some events to attend to get into the holiday spirit? Check out these 2019 holiday events happening near Knoxville! Please note that we found a lot and that we were not able to list all of the events. See more events taking place here

Fun holiday events near Knoxville

Whether you are looking for something fun to do with your friends, or start a new family tradition, there is something for everyone! Which of the events below sounds like it would be the most fun for you?

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Downtown Elf on the Shelf Scavenger Hunt

Elf on a Shelf is a popular book that goes through an elf’s adventures of helping Santa determine the naughty and nice list. They fly away at nighttime and return in the morning located in a different place. This year, the elves are going to be located at various businesses in downtown Knoxville! Children of all ages are able to pick up a North Pole Pass at participating businesses and join the adventure. Learn more here.

Person holding warm drink with mittensDowntown Peppermint trail

Visit downtown Knoxville and stroll the streets. The trees, windows, doors, and patios will be covered in more than 100,000 lights making it a Winter Wonderland. Various stores downtown will have peppermint specials. Click here for more details.


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Holidays on Ice Presented by Home Federal Bank

Get to the heart of downtown Knoxville to enjoy an outdoor ice-skating rink! There will be Christmas music playing along with beautiful Christmas lights to enjoy. The hours may vary depending on the weather. Check out the site to learn more about the hours of operation and ticket prices.

Trees decorated with lightsTour de Lights

Beginning at 5:30 pm on Saturday, December 14, bring your bike for a free family-friendly bike ride through downtown and North Knoxville to see the lights! Go all out and decorate your bike as well for the chance to earn awards! Click here to learn more!


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