Knoxville hosts Dogwood Arts Festival


KNOXVILLE: With quality arts and crafts booths, performing arts, and an expanded children’s creation station, several blocks of downtown Knoxville are transformed into a lively street fair for the Dogwood Arts Festival! The festival is held at Market Square in downtown Knoxville on April 27-29. The event is free.

Children’s programming is part of the Knoxville’s Dogwood Arts Festival

Formerly known as the Market Square Art Fair, several blocks of downtown Knoxville become a dynamic street festival encompassing high-quality visual, performing, and children’s arts.

More than 100 local and regional juried artists will exhibit and sell their original work in mixed media, clay, drawing/pastels, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, painting, photography, sculpture, and wood. Live performances will take place on the Market Square stage and the Children’s stage. Blooming Boulevard returns to the Dogwood Arts Festival providing unique colorful flower markets filled with live blooming plants, herbs, flowers, and trees.

Join us for a spring celebration of our region’s arts, culture, and natural beauty in the heart of downtown Knoxville!

The Festival is open on the following schedule:

  • Friday: 11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.


About Author

Christine Anne Piesyk has been a journalist for more than 50 years. Her credits include positions as Editor in Chief, Managing Editor, Staff Writer specializing in education, leisure living, food and arts and entertainment. She was co-producer, writer and on air persona for the Entertainment Review for 25 years. Now "retired," she finds herself working on online websites and as a book editor. In her other life, she is a costume designer in her daughter's company, Gemini Dream Designs.

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