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Play in the Street! Open Streets Knoxville Kicks Off Sunday, Oct. 25 
Mark your calendar: First-ever Open Streets Knoxville set for Sunday, Oct. 25.

Everyone is invited to come play in the street!

Mark your calendar: The first-ever Open Streets Knoxville event is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 25.

Walk, bike, jog or dance your way between Knoxville's Old City and Happy Holler. A mile-long stretch of Central Street will be closed to motorized traffic from 1-4 p.m. that afternoon, creating a unique opportunity for shopping, playing, exercising and socializing in a different sort of way.

Open Streets Knoxville is a free event hosted by Bike Walk Knoxville with support from the City of Knoxville.

“A great city street is more than just a way to get somewhere – it is a destination in itself,” Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero said. “Bike Walk Knoxville’s Open Streets event will give everybody a chance to appreciate and enjoy our urban environment in a new way.”

For more details, visit http://openstreetsknoxville.com/news.

Organizers are still adding sponsors. Interested in donating or becoming an event sponsor? Visit 

Media inquiries may be made to Bike Walk Knoxville President Caroline Cooley at bikewalkknox@gmail.com or event coordinator Kelley Segars at kelley.segars@knoxtrans.org.

Posted by evreeland On 20 August, 2015 at 1:16 PM