Adventures with Pride - Food Tour
May
26
2:30 PM14:30

Adventures with Pride - Food Tour

Pride has started community events. Come join the community for food and history. We are meeting at TBA. Be there at least 15 min early. 

Enhance your visit to Historic Downtown Knoxville... enjoy a complete Knoxville experience in just a few hours,  a fantastic value at only $99 per person!

• Explore Downtown Knoxville's Renaissance by traveling with an experienced, local guide through revitalized neighborhoods of Market Square, Gay Street & the Old City.

• Learn the history of the city including special insights on local culture, art, and architecture.

• Enjoy multiple food tastings of signature and specially selected dishes at some of Knoxville's best new and iconic restaurants featuring local products in Southern & Appalachian cuisine. Enough for a meal and more for most!

Hope to see you all there! For up to date info and to RSVP check out the facebook event.

To get tickets call (865) 201-7270, Ticket aren't available online for this special Knox Pride Event. There is a coupon in the Knoxville school coupon books.

More information:
knoxvillefoodtours.com

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Pint Night/Information Night-Bearden Beer Market
May
30
6:00 PM18:00

Pint Night/Information Night-Bearden Beer Market

Come out and support Knox Pride while also spending some time with us and friends as we take over Bearden Beer Market for a Pint Night! From 6 pm to 10 pm, a percentage of sales will be donated to our cause, to help keep Knox Pride free! 

We will also have Board representation there with a table full of information for this coming Pride Month! This includes our save the dates, Pride books, volunteer sign up, new merchandise and more!

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Dine Out - The French Market Crêperies (Both Locations)
Jun
1
8:00 AM08:00

Dine Out - The French Market Crêperies (Both Locations)

  • The French Market Crêperies, Both Locations (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come join Knox Pride for brunch to start off Pride Month right! Enjoy the food and drinks at either French Market Crêperies location as we celebrate Dine Out with Pride and thank them for their support of Knox Pridefest 2018!

We will probably have a group table around 7:00 PM, please comment here if you want to join us. More details will follow closer to the event. Feel free to grab your own group and form a table.

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Dine Out - The French Market Crêperies (Both Locations)
Jun
2
8:00 AM08:00

Dine Out - The French Market Crêperies (Both Locations)

  • The French Market Crêperies, Both Locations (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come join Knox Pride for brunch to start off Pride Month right! Enjoy the food and drinks at either French Market Crêperies location as we celebrate Dine Out with Pride and thank them for their support of Knox Pridefest 2018!

We will probably have a group table around 10:00 AM, please comment here if you want to join us. More details will follow closer to the event. Feel free to grab your own group and form a table.

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Knox Pride Picnic
Jun
3
1:00 PM13:00

Knox Pride Picnic

2017 Pride Picnic Web.png

Let's have one more GREAT EVENT for Knox Pride with a Picnic! Come have a great time with great food, friends and games! This is a fun and very family friendly event, alcoholic beverages aren't permitted (city's rules) and there are lots of games for adults and kids to enjoy.

What we provide: Hamburgers, hotdogs with all the fixings. All paper products.

What you bring: A side dish or desert for people to share and if you are vegetarian, bring something to grill and we will grill it for you. If you're bringing something that needs to be kept cold, please bring a cooler and ice as well. We'll have a few coolers for drinks but space for food is very limited. We also don't recommend bringing food that spoils rapidly (sushi).

RAIN DATE: JUNE 10th

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Dine Out - Sugar Mama's
Jun
4
12:00 PM12:00

Dine Out - Sugar Mama's

Come join Knox Pride for brunch to start off Pride Month right! Enjoy the food and drinks at Sugar Mama's as we celebrate Dine Out with Pride and thank them for their support of Knox Pridefest 2018!

We will probably have a group table around 7:00 PM, please comment here if you want to join us. More details will follow closer to the event. Feel free to grab your own group and form a table. RSVP on Facebook!

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Dine Out - Sugar Mama's
Jun
5
12:00 PM12:00

Dine Out - Sugar Mama's

Come join Knox Pride for brunch to start off Pride Month right! Enjoy the food and drinks at Sugar Mama's as we celebrate Dine Out with Pride and thank them for their support of Knox Pridefest 2018!

We will probably have a group table around 7:00 PM, please comment here if you want to join us. More details will follow closer to the event. Feel free to grab your own group and form a table. RSVP on Facebook!

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Dine Out - Boyd's Jig & Reel
Jun
7
6:00 PM18:00

Dine Out - Boyd's Jig & Reel

Come join Knox Pride for dinner, enjoy the food and drinks at Boyd's Jig & Reel as we celebrate Dine Out with Pride and thank them for their support of Knox Pridefest 2018!

We will probably have a group table around 7:00 pm, please comment here if you want to join us. More details will follow closer to the event. Feel free to grab your own group and form a table.

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Next 2 Nothing Swimwear/Underwear Fashion Show
Jun
8
7:30 PM19:30

Next 2 Nothing Swimwear/Underwear Fashion Show

Is it getting hot?

It's KnoxPride's 10th annual "NEXT 2 NOTHING FASHION SHOW." We've got beautiful girls & gorgeous guys ready to work the runway in well....Next 2 Nothing. 

With over 100 pieces of tastefully provocative underwear & swimwear, this will be the largest Next2Nothing in KnoxPride history!

Join us at the Concourse ~ Doors open at 7:30 PM!

After the show, you have the chance to purchase the items from each of the models!

$10 cover at the door or get your tickets in advance online. You do not want to miss this event!

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Dine Out - Olive Garden
Jun
12
5:00 PM17:00

Dine Out - Olive Garden

Come join Knox Pride for brunch to start off Pride Month right! Enjoy the food and drinks at Olive Garden as we celebrate Dine Out with Pride and thank them for their support of Knox Pridefest 2018!

We will probably have a group table around 7:00 PM, please comment here if you want to join us. More details will follow closer to the event. Feel free to grab your own group and form a table. RSVP on Facebook!

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Art Out In The City
Jun
15
6:00 PM18:00

Art Out In The City

2018 Art Out Web.png

Can you believe that we are celebrating 13 years of Knox Pride? We are preparing to kick off a month long of events starting with Art Out In The City. 

We have over 100 amazing pieces of orginal art as well as varioius products and services donated by our amazing supporters.

There is a $15 cover at door, $10 online ticket, which goes to help keep our Pridefest FREE. With that donation you'll get to feast your eyes on some amazing art, have some delicious catered food & all of the beer and wine you'd like. Now that's what we call a deal!

(Please don't drink and drive) 18+ to enter, 21+ to drink. Tickets available the night of the event.

Join us for this fantastic event!

 Art out is fancier than ever.

Art out is fancier than ever.

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Dine Out - Tomato Head (Both Locations)
Jun
19
11:00 AM11:00

Dine Out - Tomato Head (Both Locations)

Come join Knox Pride for dinner, enjoy the food and drinks at Tomato Head, at either location as we celebrate Dine Out with Pride and thank them for their support of Knox Pridefest 2018! There will be board members at both locations in Market Square and Bearden.

We will probably have a group table around 7:00 pm, please comment here if you want to join us. More details will follow closer to the event. Feel free to grab your own group and form a table.

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Dine Out - Melting Pot
Jun
20
5:00 PM17:00

Dine Out - Melting Pot

Come join Knox Pride for dinner, enjoy the food and drinks at Melting Pot as we celebrate Dine Out with Pride and thank them for their support of Knox Pridefest 2018!

We will probably have a group table around 7:00 pm. More details will follow closer to the event., check Facebook. Feel free to grab your own group and form a table.

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Celebrity Bartending
Jun
21
5:00 PM17:00

Celebrity Bartending

Shake it up a few days before Pridefest.

One of our favorite events all year, "Celebrity Bartending", & it's FREE to attend! All your tips go to support Knox Pride

Local Celebrities tending bar, Great Beers/Grub + Live Music! 
Bartenders:
5-6 Greg Merritt, John Law
6-7 Jamie Becraft, Tony Elkins
7-8 Bill Mynatt, Jeff Hamby
8-9 Ben Byers, Tonya Vaughn, Todd Cramer
9-10 Justin Broadway, Dustin Brock

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Dine Out - Market House Cafe
Jun
21
5:00 PM17:00

Dine Out - Market House Cafe

Come join Knox Pride for brunch to start off Pride Month right! Enjoy the food and drinks at Market House Cafe as we celebrate Dine Out with Pride and thank them for their support of Knox Pridefest 2018!

We will probably have a group table around 7:00 PM, please comment here if you want to join us. More details will follow closer to the event. Feel free to grab your own group and form a table. RSVP on Facebook!

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Dine Out - Uncorked
Jun
21
5:00 PM17:00

Dine Out - Uncorked

Come join Knox Pride for brunch to start off Pride Month right! Enjoy the food and drinks at Uncorked as we celebrate Dine Out with Pride and thank them for their support of Knox Pridefest 2018!

We will probably have a group table around 7:00 PM, please comment here if you want to join us. More details will follow closer to the event. Feel free to grab your own group and form a table. RSVP on Facebook!

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Knox Pridefest 2018
Jun
23
12:00 PM12:00

Knox Pridefest 2018

  • Knoxville Civic Auditorium-Coliseum (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Knox Pridefest 2018 is an open (and free) celebration of music, celebration and speakers focused on promoting Equality and Inclusion of ALL people. This year it will be held at the same venue as last year, the Mary Costa lawn next to Knoxville Coliseum in downtown Knoxville on June 23rd, 2018 from 12pm-8pm. The Pride parade is at 11 am.

Throughout the afternoon and evening, vendors will have the opportunity to display information about their organizations and/or business, sell or handout items of interest and interact with our community to promote inclusion and equality for the LGBTQ citizens of Knoxville and surrounding areas.

In order to ensure the safety of everyone and to comply with our obligations please be aware of the following:
*All bags entering the festival grounds are subject to search.
*Coolers are NOT permitted.*
*Weapons are prohibited.
*You may not bring alcoholic beverages into the festival or carry them out with you.
*In the event of a weather emergency we will evacuate everyone into the parking structure adjacent to the lawn.

You may bring folding\camp chairs and small awnings are permitted, but only in designated areas. Leashed dogs are permitted, but please clean up after your pet. We reserve the right to have you move or remove the awnings\chairs\pets to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all our guests.

*If medically necessary please contact us at info@knoxvillepridefest.com to arrange an exception.

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Dine Out - Cru
Jun
24
10:00 AM10:00

Dine Out - Cru

Come join Knox Pride for dinner, enjoy the food and drinks at Cru as we celebrate Dine Out with Pride and thank them for their support of Knox Pridefest 2018!

We will probably have a group table around 12:00 pm. More details will follow closer to the event, check Facebook. Feel free to grab your own group and form a table.

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Adventures with Knox Pride - Smokies Hike
Aug
11
1:00 PM13:00

Adventures with Knox Pride - Smokies Hike

Pride has started community events. Come join the community for a Smokies Hike. We have a wonderful Ranger that will be our guide from Great Smoky Mountains National Parks. Trail is TBA

We will be there at 1pm. We will have a sign and meet out front of the trail. Please wear a blue shirt so we can all find each other. 

 

Great Smoky Mountain National Parks are getting more involved with the LGBTQ+ community and have some T-shirts to show their pride for the community and nature lovers.

"Pride Outside" clothing items! Purchases support outdoor diversity efforts!

Check it out here

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Dine Out - Hard Rock Cafe
Aug
11
5:00 PM17:00

Dine Out - Hard Rock Cafe

Come join Knox Pride for dinner, enjoy the food and drinks at Hard Rock Cafe as we celebrate Dine Out with Pride and thank them for their support of Knox Pridefest 2018!

We will probably have a group table around 5:00 pm, this will be after our Smokies Hike. More details will follow closer to the event. Feel free to grab your own group and form a table.

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Adventures with Knox Pride - Three Rivers Rambler
Oct
13
7:00 PM19:00

Adventures with Knox Pride - Three Rivers Rambler

Pride has started community events. Come join the community for an evening on a train at Three Rivers Ramber. We will be there at 7pm. We will  meet out front of the building. Please wear a blue shirt so we can all find each other.

Rive Rat Pricing:
Use Promo Code: KNOXPRIDE
Adults $28.50


Hope to see you all there!

More Info

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Dine Out - Sunspot
May
22
5:00 PM17:00

Dine Out - Sunspot

Come join Knox Pride for dinner, enjoy the food and drinks at Sunspot as we celebrate Dine Out with Pride and thank them for their support of Knox Pridefest 2018!

We will probably have a group table around 7:00 pm, please comment here if you want to join us. More details will follow closer to the event. Feel free to grab your own group and form a table.

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Dine Out - Wild Wing Cafe (Both Locations)
May
17
6:00 PM18:00

Dine Out - Wild Wing Cafe (Both Locations)

Come join Knox Pride for dinner, enjoy the food and drinks at Wild Wing Cafe as we celebrate Dine Out with Pride and thank them for their support of Knox Pridefest 2018! There will be board members at both locations in Turkey Creek and Powell.

We will probably have a group table around 7:00 pm, please comment here if you want to join us. More details will follow closer to the event. Feel free to grab your own group and form a table.

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Adventures with Pride - Knoxville Museum of Art
Mar
24
12:30 PM12:30

Adventures with Pride - Knoxville Museum of Art

Pride has started community events. Come join the community for food and history. We are meeting at in the lobby. Please wear blue or a Pride shirt so we can find each other.

The Knoxville Museum of Art is alway free. Come explore a little of what Knoxville has to offer.

More information:
http://www.knoxart.org/

 

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Bourbon and Whiskey Tasting
Mar
9
6:00 PM18:00

Bourbon and Whiskey Tasting

  • 213 West Jackson Avenue Knoxville, TN, 37902 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Knox Pride 1st Annual Bourbon and Whiskey Tasting

Come join Knox Pride in our First Bourbon and Whiskey Tasting. There will be an array of Bourbon and Whiskies to try along with food and prizes. 

Bourbon and Whiskey Companies so far:
Belle Meade
Buffalo Trace
Bulleit Bourbon
Bushmills
Coopers’ Craft
Eagle Rare
George Dickel
Jack Daniel’s
Knox Whiskey Works
Old Forester
Old Forge
Old Smokie
Sugarlands
Southern Comfort
Woodford Reserve

Tickets at door will be $45.00. 
*Tasting is restricted to ages 21+ ONLY*

More info on Venue:
Located at Jackson Terminal - 213 w Jackson Ave, Knoxville TN
https://www.alloccasioncatering.com/venues/the-jackson-terminal/

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Adventures with Pride - Laser Tag
Feb
24
9:00 PM21:00

Adventures with Pride - Laser Tag

Pride has started community events. Come join the community for laser tag. We are meeting at Laser Quest on Kingston Pike. Be there at least 15 min early to get your tickets and pick your name. Price is 11.50 each person. We will be playing an iron man game, 30 min game of laser tag.

Please wear close toe shoes and remember the lights are black lights so if you wear white, we can see you!

Hope to see you all there! For up to date info and to RSVP check out the facebook page.

More information:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1874488939259949/
http://www.laserquest.com/public/locations/TN-Knoxville.cfm#pricing_tab

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Masquerade Ball (Mardi Gras)
Feb
10
to Feb 11

Masquerade Ball (Mardi Gras)

Knox Pride's 4th Annual Mardi Gras Party

Dress in your finest and join Knox Pride for their annual Mardi Gras Party, hosted by the Edge! Enjoy your evening masked for mystery and dressed to impress, as there will be a Best Dressed Competition with 2 winners, each receiving 2 VIP tickets to Knoxville Pridefest. 

The entertainment will make this even more of a lavish affair. Watch the decor move as silk acts perform throughout the night. Also enjoy the live music by Jeanine D. Fuller and her band. The king cake wouldn't be complete without it's Queens, so please enjoy performances by Geneva Convention, Mercedes and Vanity Love as well. 

$10 Cover to help support Knox Pride and keep our Knox Pridefest Free!

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Adventures with Knox Pride - Bowling
Jan
27
7:00 PM19:00

Adventures with Knox Pride - Bowling

Pride has started community events. Come join the community for Bowling. We are meeting at Main Event on Kingston Pike. Be there at least 15 min early to get your tickets and pick your name.

Hope to see you all there! For update info check out the facebook event and RSVP

More information:

https://www.facebook.com/events/165899314134134/

https://www.mainevent.com

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Knox Pride Java Tour
Dec
9
to Dec 10

Knox Pride Java Tour

Come out and support Knox Pride with our First Annual Knox Pride Java Tour. As we continue to grow, we are expanding our fundraising and community events throughout the year. 

We are partnering with local coffee houses and cafes to bring you Knoxville's First Java Tour! 

Passports are $15 per person when purchased online (Here) up to 24 hours before day of the event (You can still purchase passports for $20 at the check in location the day of the event) First 200 passports purchased gets a free Knox Pride Java Tour coffee mug. Passports include a map of participating coffee shops and cafes, suggested route and other goodies that will be updated as we get closer to the event! Each passport holder can go into the participating coffee shops and sample a free brew. Each coffee shop will stamp your passport and when it is complete, come back to the location where passports were picked up for a prize! 

The event runs both Saturday and Sunday from 7 am to 2 pm and you can start and stop at your discretion. Passports can be used both Saturday and Sunday so it can be a weekend event for the truly caffeinated! So get your friends and family together and make a day (or weekend) of drinking great coffee, venturing through downtown Knoxville and surrounding areas, and supporting the Knox Pride community. 

Join us for this fantastic event! Can't wait to spend our weekend with you and your loved ones.

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Dine Out - Stir Fry Cafe
Sep
21
11:00 AM11:00

Dine Out - Stir Fry Cafe

Come join Knox Pride for dinner, enjoy the good food at Stir Fry Cafe as we celebrate Dine Out with Pride and thank them for their support of Knox Pridefest 2017!

We will probably have a group table around 7:00 pm. More details will follow closer to the event, check Facebook. Feel free to grab your own group and form a table.

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Dine Out - Hard Rock Cafe
Sep
16
to Sep 17

Dine Out - Hard Rock Cafe

Come join Knox Pride for dinner, enjoy the food and drinks at Hard Rock Cafe as we celebrate Dine Out with Pride and thank them for their support of Knox Pridefest 2017!

We will probably have a group table around 5:00 pm, this will be after our Smokies Hike. More details will follow closer to the event. Feel free to grab your own group and form a table.

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Sept Knox Pride Board Meeting
Sep
14
7:00 PM19:00

Sept Knox Pride Board Meeting

The Board of Directors meet the second Thursday of every month at 7 PM.  The September meeting is at Calhouns by Pellissippi.

The first 10 minutes are an open forum and all members of the community are invited to attend and give input and feedback.  This will also be the elections for new board members!

While we strive to be excellent, we would love to hear the community's input.  We do all this work to ensure everyone has a good time!

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Adventures with Knox Pride - Dinner Cruise
Aug
12
6:00 PM18:00

Adventures with Knox Pride - Dinner Cruise

Pride has started community events. Come join the community for a day on the river. We will be there at 6:30pm. Enter promo code PRIDE17 to get $5 off. Book online now to get your tickets and for the reservation party put in Knox Pride to get seated together.

 

Tickets:
$45.95 for adults
$22.95 for children.

Hope to see you all there!

Book Here

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July Knox Pride Board Meeting
Jul
13
7:00 PM19:00

July Knox Pride Board Meeting

The Board of Directors meet the second Thursday of every month at 7 PM.  The July meeting is at 19 Square Bar and Asian Kitchen (on Market Square)

The first 10 minutes are an open forum and all members of the community are invited to attend and give input and feedback. 

While we strive to be excellent, we would love to hear the community's input.  We do all this work to ensure everyone has a good time!

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Dine Out - Central Flats & Taps
Jun
29
5:00 PM17:00

Dine Out - Central Flats & Taps

Come join Knox Pride for dinner, enjoy the food and drinks at Central Flats & Taps as we celebrate Dine Out with Pride and thank them for their support of Knox Pridefest 2017!

We will probably have a group table around 7:00 pm. More details will follow closer to the event, check Facebook. Feel free to grab your own group and form a table.

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Dine Out - Cru
Jun
18
10:00 AM10:00

Dine Out - Cru

Come join Knox Pride for dinner, enjoy the food and drinks at Cru as we celebrate Dine Out with Pride and thank them for their support of Knox Pridefest 2017!

We will probably have a group table around 12:00 pm. More details will follow closer to the event, check Facebook. Feel free to grab your own group and form a table.

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Knox Pride Festival 2017
Jun
17
12:00 PM12:00

Knox Pride Festival 2017

  • Mary Costa Plaza and Performance Lawn (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Knox Pride Festival 2017 is an open (and free) celebration of music, entertainment and speakers focused on promoting Equality and Inclusion of ALL people. This year it will be held at the Mary Costa Plaza at the Civic Coliseum lawn in downtown Knoxville on June 17, 2017 from 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm. The Pride Parade is at 11am.

Throughout the afternoon and evening, vendors will have the opportunity to display information about their organization and/or business, sell or handout items of interest and interact with our community to promote inclusion and equality for the LGBTQ citizens of Knoxville and surrounding areas!

In order to ensure the safety of everyone and to comply with our obligations please be aware of the following:

  • All bags entering the festival grounds are subject to search.
  • Coolers are NOT permitted.*
  • Weapons are prohibited.
  • You may not bring alcoholic beverages into the festival or carry them out with you.
  • In the event of a weather emergency we will evacuate everyone into the parking structure adjacent to the lawn.

You may bring folding\camp chairs and small awnings are permitted, but only in designated areas.  Leashed dogs are permitted, but please clean up after your pet. We reserve the right to have you move or remove the awnings\chairs\pets to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all our guests.

*If medically necessary please contact us at info@knoxvillepridefest.com to arrange an exception.

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Dine Out - Melting Pot
Jun
15
5:00 PM17:00

Dine Out - Melting Pot

Come join Knox Pride for dinner, enjoy the food and drinks at Melting Pot as we celebrate Dine Out with Pride and thank them for their support of Knox Pridefest 2017!

We will probably have a group table around 7:00 pm. More details will follow closer to the event., check Facebook. Feel free to grab your own group and form a table.

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Dine Out - Uncorked
Jun
14
5:00 PM17:00

Dine Out - Uncorked

Come join Knox Pride for dinner, enjoy the food and drinks at Uncorked as we celebrate Dine Out with Pride and thank them for their support of Knox Pridefest 2017!

More details will follow closer to the event, check Facebook. Feel free to grab your own group and form a table.

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Celebrity Bartending
Jun
14
5:00 PM17:00

Celebrity Bartending

One of our favorite events all year, "Celebrity Bartending", & it's FREE to attend! All your tips go to support Knox Pride

Local Celebrities tending bar, Great Beers/Grub + Live Music! 

Celebrities Bartenders 

5-6- Jeff Capp & Tim Young
6-7- Harry Tindel& Rebecca Long Lucas
7- 8 - Mike Bryan & John Law
8-9 - Justin Broadway & Dusty Brock
9- 10 - Jaclyn Burdette & Megan Buzzeo

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