SOUTH KNOXVILLE

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South Knoxville

If you are coming to Knoxville for the outdoor scene, you absolutely need to check out South Knoxville. Home to the Urban Wilderness, Ijams Nature Center, quarries, river access, and plenty of chill breweries to cap off a long day of active adventuring – South Knoxville (affectionately called “SoKno”) is definitely the place to play.

Click on the sub-neighborhoods below to get a better idea of where you want to start exploring!

Fave South Knox Spots:

Fave Breweries: Alliance Brewing, Printshop, Hi-Wire (taproom)

Fave Restaurants: South Coast Pizza, Simpl, Landing House, SoKno Taco

Fave Outdoors: Ijams Nature Center, Fort Dickerson Quarry, Suttree Landing Park

What is there to do in South Knoxville?

  • Go hiking! Ijams Nature Center and the Bluffs are good places to start.

  • Go biking! Baker Creek Preserve is a good place to start.

  • Eat at "Knoxville classics" like Ye Olde Steakhouse or King Tut's Grill

Old Sevier Winter Market
Market
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    19 December

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    19 December

  • Knoxville TN 37920 

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Old Sevier Winter Market

Christmas shopping while enjoying a craft beer is never a bad thing 😉 Over thirty local vendors (like Make Cents Jewelry and SoKno Sourdough) are going to be hanging out at Hi-Wire Brewing Co. in the Old Sevier neighborhood on Sunday, December 19th - and there's a one thousand percent…

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    30/05/2021
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  • 1130 Sevier Ave

Alliance Brewing Co.

Sunday

Get $1 off your beer at Alliance on Sunday with proof of purchase from one of the vendors!

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    4:00 pm

  • 1147 Sevier Ave, Knoxville, TN 37920

LANDING HOUSE

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Enjoy specials on food and drinks from 4-6pm at Landing House!

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    3:00 pm

  • 1317 Island Home Ave, Knoxville, TN 37920

TRAILHEAD BEER MARKET

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Get $1 off drafts from 3-6pm at both their South and Marble City locations!

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7 Date Night Ideas in Knoxville
Whether you’re looking for a special evening with your significant other, a treat yoself adventure with numero uno, or it’s just high time for a girls night out: here are a few omg-it's-been-a-year-since-I've-gone-out-and-my-social-anxiety-is-kicking -in-so-I-can't-decide-what-to-do date night ideas to enjoy in good ole Knoxville, TN. 1.) SCOOTER TO SOKNO Have you…
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Navitat is a hidden gem and a super cool adventure course built high in the canopy of the green forest of South Knoxville. It’s is an entire setup of multiple adventure and zipline courses, ranging from beginner, moderate, to difficult levels – legitimately something the whole family or friend group can…
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Upcoming Events

  • First Friday

    Time: December 3 @ 6:00 pm

    Location: Downtown Knoxville
    Knoxville, TN 37902 United States

  • WIVK Knoxville Christmas Parade!

    Time: December 3 @ 7:00 pm

    Location: Downtown Knoxville
    Knoxville, TN 37902 United States

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