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    07/04/2022

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  • Knoxville TN 37902 

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Festival on the Fourth

Summer’s big day is finally here! After a day of hot dog eatin’ and poolside layin’, head to World’s Fair Park in Downtown Knoxville for the Fourth of July festival! Enjoy live music, vendors, and activities starting at 5pm. But we’re obviously all here for the fireworks – so starting at 8pm, the Knoxville Symphony […]

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    07/09/2022

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    09:00 am

  • Knoxville TN 37920 

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Knoxville Sunflower Festival

Did you know South Knoxville bursts into a magical sunflower fairy land for a couple weeks most summers?? It is, quite frankly, the BEST. These fields of sunflowers are bright, gorgeous, and what summer dreams are made of – but some years they are legitimately difficult to find. ENTER: The Knoxville Sunflower Festival! For just […]

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06/29/2022

What to Do for the 4th of July in Knoxville

FIRST THINGS FIRST: I now have multiple friends who think of me when they eat hot dogs. Y’all, I can’t stress this enough: I. Love. Hot. Dogs. And there’s not a holiday out there that celebrates the hot dog like the 4th of July. If you’re new to Knoxville or just looking for some fun […]

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06/19/2022

The Bottom: A Look Inside

Over in East Knoxville (at 2340 E. Magnolia Avenue to be specific) lies The Bottom – a magical place where you can listen to book talks, join in on discussions, celebrate community, or even find a book of your own. It was founded by Dr. Enkeshi El-Amin, a local sociologist studying race, place, and Black […]

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06/11/2022

Get To Know Knox Pride

If you’ve been on social media or have taken a trip down Chapman Highway in South Knoxville lately, you may have noticed a new resident in town – the Knox Pride Center! And if you’re a member of the LGBTQ+ community in Knoxville and are looking for just that – community – then Knox Pride […]

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05/27/2022

Things to Do in Knoxville When Family Comes to Town

You are very cool and fun. We can just tell. When someone (such as yourself) is very cool and fun, people will inevitably want to visit Knoxville to hang with you. When people inevitably visit, they will probably want to do more than watch Netflix and eat food (I mean, maybe not much more… but […]

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12/14/2021

New Years Eve in the Scruffy City!

It happened again. Our eyes got dry, we finally caved and blinked, and 💥WHAM💥 it’s already the end of 2021. If you’re anything like us, you’ll be too busy stuffing your face with cookies to form any plans the week after Christmas – SO we’re giving you the NYE lowdown early this year! This list […]

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10/26/2021

Halloween Events in Knoxville

It’s Halloween week (Halloweek, if you will😉) witch means there is plenty to boo in Knoxville, Tennessee! Whether you want to hit as many spooky events as possible or you need to oh-so-carefully select your one golden extroverted opportunity, here are a bunch of Halloween events for all ghosts and goblins to check out this […]

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05/09/2022

5 Must-Try Vegan Meals in Knoxville

When you think of the South, vegan food isn’t necessarily the first thing that comes to mind. No, it’s more like biscuits and BBQ or bust. Needless to say, when moving to Knoxville from a very vegan-centric city, I was super nervous about the vegan and plant-based scene. But let me you, Knoxville has got […]

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04/20/2022

5 Flights to Try in Knoxville

From coffee flights to beer flights to flights to exciting places, Knoxville is full of flights and we are fans of all of ’em. But as much as we love all those flights to vacations – it’s considerably cheaper (and much easier) to do the beverage kind on a whim. If you’re not familiar with […]

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02/07/2022

The Perfect Brunch Spot for Your Enneagram Type

We at New2Knox believe it is always a good time to brunch. Similarly, we believe it’s always a good time for self-reflection. Just in time for Galentines Day, we married these two beliefs and figured out the best local places to brunch in Knoxville based on your enneagram type. (If you’re not into the enneagram, […]

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12/09/2021

The Ultimate Knoxville Gift Guide

If you have already finished your Christmas shopping, we are fundamentally not the same kind of person. I probably have a lot to learn from you and I’m frankly not sure why you clicked on this article at all. However, if you have been quietly muttering to yourself, “Everything will be fine, everything will be […]

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11/30/2021

5 Experiential Gift Ideas for the Friend Who Has Everything

​It’s the time of year for ribbons, bobbles, and credit card debt (or however that Christmas song goes 😂). When it comes to gifts though (and credit card debt for that matter), we prefer experiences. You get to share it with your loved one, make lasting memories, and up your ‘gram game. 😉 What’s not […]

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06/19/2022

The Bottom: A Look Inside

Over in East Knoxville (at 2340 E. Magnolia Avenue to be specific) lies The Bottom – a magical place where you can listen to book talks, join in on discussions, celebrate community, or even find a book of your own. It was founded by Dr. Enkeshi El-Amin, a local sociologist studying race, place, and Black […]

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03/19/2021

Oglewood Avenue: A Look Inside

Jade Adams is the stylish, hilarious owner of Oglewood Avenue – and frankly, we’d like to be her new best friend. (It’s not weird, okay? Don’t make it weird.) Besides, considering the way she takes care of her plants, she’d be a good best friend to have. Let’s back up: Remember COVID-19? Right. Well, that […]

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01/05/2021

5 Fave Black-Owned Businesses in Knoxville

If you’re anything like me, you may have been surprised to find out you had a lot to learn this summer.

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06/19/2022

The Bottom: A Look Inside

Over in East Knoxville (at 2340 E. Magnolia Avenue to be specific) lies The Bottom – a magical place where you can listen to book talks, join in on discussions, celebrate community, or even find a book of your own. It was founded by Dr. Enkeshi El-Amin, a local sociologist studying race, place, and Black […]

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06/11/2022

Get To Know Knox Pride

If you’ve been on social media or have taken a trip down Chapman Highway in South Knoxville lately, you may have noticed a new resident in town – the Knox Pride Center! And if you’re a member of the LGBTQ+ community in Knoxville and are looking for just that – community – then Knox Pride […]

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04/28/2022

What to Do If You Only Have One Day in Knoxville

Knoxville, if you ask us, is the cutest lil city in the south and deserves all the days. We know you would definitely want to stay in Knoxville forever and ever amen. However, if other clearly less cool people are passing through for the day, your main goal is to absolutely *wow* them and make […]

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04/06/2022

How to Hike Fort Dickerson Loop

Fort Dickerson Park (home of Augusta Quarry, formerly known as Fort Dickerson Quarry) is a pleasant, easy hike just barely south of downtown Knoxville. You’ve got plenty of scenic overlooks, but also a lil bit of that ✨scruff✨ Knoxville holds so dear. It’s also only 3-ish miles, so you can feel like you got a […]

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02/18/2022

Top Places to Cozy Up by a Fire in Knoxville

If you’re new to Knoxville, there is something you need to know about Tennessee weather… it can be a little crazy. I’m not sure who originally said this, but the saying: “If you don’t like the weather, just wait a few minutes and it’ll change,” definitely applies to our scruffy little city. For instance, as […]

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11/09/2021

5 Spots for Fall Leaves in Knoxville!

Fall has finally hit Knoxville, Tennessee. Is she consistently a month late? Yes. Is she always gone too soon? Also yes. Because of this, we wanted to waste no time sharing our favorite local spots so you can go find them and throw colorful foliage in the air and spin around like the inner woodland […]

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11/16/2021

Glitterville: A Look Inside

Stephen Brown is a rather unassuming name for one of the most vibrant human beings on the planet. Like many other Stephens, this one was born in East Tennessee and went to school at the University of Tennessee. But this is where the similarities end. See, from there, Stephen Brown moved to New York to […]

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03/19/2021

Oglewood Avenue: A Look Inside

Jade Adams is the stylish, hilarious owner of Oglewood Avenue – and frankly, we’d like to be her new best friend. (It’s not weird, okay? Don’t make it weird.) Besides, considering the way she takes care of her plants, she’d be a good best friend to have. Let’s back up: Remember COVID-19? Right. Well, that […]

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01/05/2021

Honeymouth: A Look Inside

If you’d like to hear that on the daily, then might we suggest you just drop on by …

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