2017 Community Calendar of Knoxville Events

** watch list throughout the year as other events are added and dates are finalized **

January 2 – New Year’s Day – Observed – All City offices and services closed

March 12 – St Patrick’s Day Parade 1:00pm – Main Street – Corned Beef & Cabbage Meal at the Fire Station following the parade

Week of March 20 – Cemetery Clean-up – anyone wishing to save decorations should remove them before this date

Week of April 3 – Citywide spring clean up on residents’ regular trash day

April 8 – Easter Egg Hunt 1:00pm – James Knox Park

April 14 – Good Friday – All City offices and services closed

May 1 – Dog & Cat Tags go on sale at City Hall – due by May 31

May 6 – Fishing Derby 1:00p-3:00p – James Knox Park – Fish Fry 12:00p-2:00p

May 29 – Memorial Day – All City offices and services closed

May 29 – Memorial Day Bicycle Parade

June 1 – Wheel Tax Stickers go on sale at City Hall

June 7, 14, 21, 28 – Summer Band Concerts at Central Park – 7:00p – bring a lawn chair – area churches will have an ice cream social at each concert

June 9-10 – Citywide Yard Sales – start at 8:00am – set up in own yard – contact City Hall to add your sale to the list – lists will be available to the public the week of the sale

June 17 – 4th Annual Big Bang Brain Trivia Night for Knoxville Fireworks Fund – registration 5:00, event 6:00 – Knoxville American Legion – call Barb Slaton 309-299-3322 after 5:00 for more info

Week of June 26 – Cemetery Clean-up

July 4 – Independence Day – All City offices and services closed

July 4 – Fireworks at dusk – James Knox Park (rain date July 5) – Band Concert at 7:30

July 11-16 – 167th Annual Knox County Fair – visit www.knoxfair.com for details

August 26 – 13th Annual Car Cruise – Public Square 4:00-7:00

September 4 – Labor Day – All City offices and services closed

September 26 – Amazon TV Series Fireball Run – Filming in Knoxville from 12:30 -1:30pm at the Knox County Historical Museum – the public is invited to be a part of the fun.  Show your community pride as you cheer the Fireball Run contestants on to victory!

September 29 – Knoxville High School Homecoming Parade 2:00 & Football Game

Oct 7-8 and 14-15 – Knox County Scenic Drive – see www.knoxcountyscenicdrive.com for details

Oct 7-8 – Knoxville Scarecrow Contest in conjunction with Knox County Scenic Drive – contact Ange Lee 299-9056 for details

October 31 – Trick or Treat 6:00p-8:00p

November 23 – Thanksgiving – All City offices and services closed

November 24 – Friday after Thanksgiving – City Hall closing 12:00 – all other City services open all day

December 2 – Knoxville Christmas Parade – 1:00 (to enter parade contact Dee Hurd 309-221-6467)  Santa will be at Hurd’s Fellowship Center after the parade to greet children. Cookies will be available.  Luminaries at dusk around the town square.

December 22 – 25 – All City Offices and services closing at 12:00 noon, Friday, December 22, returning to work Tuesday, December 26.

2018 Community Calendar of Knoxville Events

** watch list throughout the year as other events are added and dates are finalized **

January 2 – New Year’s Day Holiday observed – All City offices & Services closed