Dogwood Arts Festival Creates Lively Downtown Street Fair

Communications Director

Eric Vreeland
evreeland@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-3480

400 Main St., Room 654A
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Dogwood Arts Festival Creates Lively Downtown Street Fair

Posted: 04/15/2015
Dogwood Arts FestivalMore than 60 local and regional juried artists will be exhibiting their original works across several blocks in downtown Knoxville throughout the popular three-day Dogwood Arts Festival on Market Square event.

Two streets will be closed, starting Thursday morning, to create the lively street fair. The closures, from 8 a.m. Thursday, April 16, to 8 p.m. Sunday, April 19:

• Union Avenue between Walnut and Gay streets
• Market Street between Union and Clinch avenues

In addition, anticipate temporary no-parking zones on Market Street, Union Avenue, Clinch Avenue and South Gay Street (between Clinch and Union) beginning at 6:30 a.m. Thursday, April 16.

Dogwood Arts Festival on Market Square includes works in mixed media, clay, drawing/pastels, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, painting, photography, sculpture and wood, as well as performing arts, culinary arts and an expanded children's station. Hours are 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday.

For more information about the Dogwood Arts Festival please visit www.dogwoodarts.com.

Other road closures in the near future:

TURNSTONE ROADSHOW
10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21

• Market Street, between Union and Clinch avenues
• A temporary no-parking zone begins at 8 a.m.

ROSSINI FESTIVAL
11 p.m. Friday, April 24, through 4 a.m. Sunday, April 26

• Gay Street, between Summit Hill Drive and Cumberland Avenue
• Union Avenue, between Walnut and State streets
• Market Street, between Union and Cumberland avenues
• Church Avenue, between State and Walnut streets
• Clinch Avenue, between State and Market streets
• Temporary no-parking zones begin at 10 p.m. on Friday, April 24

For more information about the Rossini Festival please visit www.knoxvilleopera.com/rossini