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

Saturday Night Market in Old Sevier
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    25 September

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    25 September

  • Knoxville TN 37920 

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Saturday Night Market in Old Sevier

To beat the heat, Old Sevier is mixing up their monthly Sunday afternoon market and is hosting a Saturday night market instead! Come on out in the cool of the evening to peruse their outdoor market - then hit up your favorite South Knox joints for dinner and drinks! (Alliance?…

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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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25 August, 2021

Knoxville Festivals: Second Bell Music Festival
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Sunflowers in South Knoxville
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5 Must-Try Food Truck Parks
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3 June, 2021

Navitat Canopy Adventures
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…
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5 Must-Try Burgers in Knoxville
Whether you're dreaming of backyard cookouts or aesthetic patio hangs, most of us are bound to experience a craving over the next few months only a juicy burger can satisfy. Honestly, it only makes sense that Memorial Day weekend kicks off with National Burger Day!
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10 Kid-Friendly Spots to Hang
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16 April, 2021

7 Date Night Ideas
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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7 Dog-Friendly Businesses
It’s fun to grab a drink after work with your pals. It’s more fun to grab a drink after work with your pals and your pups! Not only are dogs the best, but they also act as incredible buffers if you’re in a new place. Want to meet some strangers?…
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3 July, 2021

Navitat Canopy Adventures
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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23 June, 2021

Guide to Knoxville Quarries
Knoxville has a good handful of water-filled quarries, but we’re going to highlight two of the most popular ones. Mead’s Quarry at Ijams and Fort Dickerson Quarry are both situated in South Knox, a part of the Knox Urban Wilderness route, rich in history, and still stunning to this day!…
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7 March, 2021

Guide to Greenways
Knoxville is home to miles upon miles of greenways connecting all over the city. This city is essentially a biker, hiker, and runner’s dream - or in our case, extreme amateur bikers, hikers, and runners. Before we get too far into this, two things are helpful to know: 1.) Greenways…
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  • Oktoberfest

    Time: September 18 @ 6:00 am

    Location: 126 Bernard Ave
    Knoxville, TN 37917 United States

  • Xul: After Hours (Silent Disco!)

    Time: September 24 @ 11:00 pm

    Location: 213 E 5th Ave
    Knoxville, TN 37917 United States

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