Say what you will, Knoxville knows how to throw a party. Check this out:
Comcast Christmas in the City – Underway, 6-9 p.m. Chilhowee Park, drive-thru, free, rain or shine. A great light show.
Regal Celebration of Lights – Underway, after dark, Market Square, Krutch Park Extension and Market Street, free walking tour, 42-foot decorated tree faces Gay Street.
Holidays on Ice, presented by Home Federal Bank – Ice skate on Market Square through Jan. 2, 2023. Details at knoxvillesholidaysonice.com.
WIVK Christmas Parade – Friday, Dec. 2, 7 p.m. along Gay Street. Bands, dancers, lighted floats, characters and Santa Claus parade. To enter a float, fill out an application with WIVK. Parade will start on Church Avenue near the Coliseum, then turn right onto Gay Street ending at Magnolia.
Tour De Lights – Saturday, Dec. 10, 5:30-8:30 p.m., free. Come watch bikers with lights and costumes pedal through the Old City, North Knoxville and downtown. Info at bwknox.org/tourdelights
New Year’s Eve at the Sunsphere, presented by Lowe’s – Saturday, Dec. 31, 2023, World’s Fair Park, DJ music starts at 8 p.m.; ball drop at midnight. Food trucks, live music at 9 and 10 p.m. More information.
Nativity Pageant – Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 10-11, 3 p.m.; Monday, Dec. 12, 7 p.m., Knoxville Civic Coliseum. Free. Info: http://www.knoxvillenativity.com/
Zoo Lights – fundraiser for Zoo Knoxville with tickets starting at $24 with discounts for children and Zoo members.
Jubilee Community Arts presents John McCutcheon at the Laurel Theater at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. He was the first music director of Jubilee Community Arts. Tickets/reservations available at Eventbrite, see http://www.jubileearts.org/
Email announcements to [email protected]/. No charge. It’s what we do!