PARK(ing) Day & HoLa Festival entertain this weekend

Susan EspirituDowntown

Two annual festivals return to downtown Knoxville this weekend! A “Walk in the Park” on Friday and HoLa Hora Latina Festival on Saturday and Sunday.

PARK(ing) Day is this Friday, September 15, 2023, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. at curbside parking spaces along Gay Street in Downtown Knoxville.

This annual event is an opportunity for both residents and businesses to display their creativity, by re-thinking the use of public space, converting metered curbside parking spaces into temporary parks.

This is part of [Knoxville] By Design and by presenting sponsor, Shannon Foster-Boline Group of Realty Executives Associates.

The 23rd HoLa Festival follows PARK(ing) Day on Saturday, September 16, 2023, 4-10 p.m. through Sunday, September 17, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. at Performance Lawn at World’s Fair Park with a Fiesta Latina; live music, dancing, draft beer, home-cooked food, draft beer and artisan craft vendors. The celebration includes a Parade of Nations, 21 educational Hispanic Heritage booths, children’s activities and community resources.

A $3 donation will be required by each person 12 years and older to enter the festival.

Current HoLa Hora Latina members enter free. Click here to learn more about membership at our organization:  HoLa Hora Latina Festival

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