Knoxville has pulled out all the stops this year for Spring Events. From festivals and fairs to markets and concerts, there is so much to discover. Here are the events you can’t miss this spring in Knoxville…

Civil War Walking Tour

Mar 3-16. Price is $15 for adults and $10 for kids. The event starts at the East Tennessee History Center and takes you back in time to a city sharply divided by the civil war. Find out more information at Knoxville Walking Tours – Civil War

Family Fun Day: Sculpting Stories

On March 10 spend the afternoon at the McClung Museum of Natural History & culture for family fun activities, crafts, tours, and more. Admission and parking are free! Find out more information on Family Fun Day at the McClung Museum of Natural History.

Knox Shamrock Fest, Parade, & Kidney Run

March 16 3pm-10pm March 17 10am-8pm. Presented by Fresenius Kidney Care, enjoy two days of Irish music and culture in Market Square. The event kicks off on Friday evening at 3pm with games, activities, ballon animals, face painting and more.  Check out more information on Knox Shamrock Fest & Kidney Run.

Women in Jazz Jam Festival

March 16-17. Jam out with the top women in jazz in downtown Knoxville. Featured artists are Diane Monroe, The Anna Helms Quartet, Kelle Jolly, and Ensemble Swing Time. Find out show times and more information at

Dragon Lights Festival

March 16 – April 22. This is Knoxville’s first Chinese Lantern Festival and will feature more than 30 larger-than-life lantern displays with more LED lights than you can imagine. There will be Chinese acrobat and fold art demonstrations, amazing food and drinks, and tons of activities. Don’t miss this Knoxville’s first Dragon Lights Festival. More information available here.

Children’s Festival of Reading

March 19 from 10am – 3pm in World’s Fair Park. Spend time with your family and enjoy arts and crafts, games, storytelling, and tons more activities to celebrate the joy of reading. World-class children’s book authors will perform and hold meet & greets to answer questions and give autographs. Check out more information on the Children’s Festival of Reading.

Big Ears Festival

March 23-25. Come together with visitors from around the world to experience one of the most anticipated events of the year. The Big Ears Festival celebrates the best musicians and composers of our time with over 100 concerts around the city. Find out more here.

Once spring starts, Knoxville comes alive with events, festivals, and concerts. With so many fun exciting things to do, how do you choose? Find out more of what Knoxville has to offer at

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