2019 Community Calendar of Knoxville Events

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

January 1 – New Year’s Day – All City offices and services closed

Week of March 11 – Cemetery Clean-up – anyone wishing to save decorations should remove them before this date

March 16 – A Night at the Museum – historical presentations at the Knox County Museum 6:00 pm – phone 309-289-2088 between 10:00-2:00 for additional details – free!

March 17 – St Patrick’s Day Parade 1:00pm – Main Street – Corned Beef & Cabbage Meal at the Fire Station following the parade

April 13 – Easter Egg Hunt 1:00pm – James Knox Park

April 19 – Good Friday – All City offices and services closed

Week of April 22 – Citywide spring clean up on residents’ regular trash day

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

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

May 27 – Memorial Day – All City offices and services closed

May 27 – Memorial Day Bicycle Parade

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

June 5, 12, 19, 26 – Summer Band Concerts at Central Park – 7:00p – bring a lawn chair – area churches will have an ice cream social at each concert

June 7-8 – 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

Week of June TBA – Cemetery Clean-up – anyone wishing to save decorations should remove them before this date.

TBA – 5th 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 for more info

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 9-13 – 168th Annual Knox County Fair – visit www.knoxfair.com for details

July 10, 17, 24, 31 – Praise in the Park Music Series – Old Courthouse Lawn – 6:30pm – bring a lawn chair

August 24 – 14th Annual Car Cruise – Public Square 4:00-7:00

September 2 – Labor Day – All City offices and services closed

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

Oct 5-6 and 12-13 – Knox County Scenic Drive – see www.knoxcountyscenicdrive.com for details

Oct 5-6 – 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 28 – Thanksgiving – All City offices and services closed

November 29 – Friday after Thanksgiving – City Hall closing 12:00 – all other City services open all day

December 7 – 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 24 – All City Offices and services closing at 12:00 noon.

December 25 – All City Offices and services closed