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The City of Knoxville's Office of Special Events strives to make our community the desired city in which to Live, Work & Play. This office is responsible for all special events that happen within the City of Knoxville. To plan and oversee a wide array of events and publicity efforts designed to promote various programs and initiatives based on the city's and Mayor's personal mission. This would include public speaking engagements, celebrations, ground breakings, ribbon cuttings and festivals.

Coordinating Events

Special Events Coordinating meetings are held the fourth Thursday of each month at 9:00 a.m. at the Knoxville Coliseum Ball Room.

For more information, call the Office of Special Events at 865-215-4248.

Please fill out the appropriate forms and return to our office 45 days in advance to your event.

Event Calendar

To have your event added to the city's event calendar, please submit your event the Special Events Office by calling 865-215-4248 or send an email to specialevents@knoxvilletn.gov.

View the Event Calendar
View Visit Knoxville's Event Calendar


Judith Foltz

Kyndra Brewer
Deputy Director

Elaine Frank
Office Manager