Knoxville New Years Eve 2019

Ball Drop, Fireworks, Events, Parties, Hotels, Restaurants

Knoxville new year fireworks

Knoxville in another Tennessee city that knows how to hold a proper new year's eve party, with Market Square the focus of the festivities that includes live music and entertainment with a ball drop and fireworks at midnight. This is a party that bring slarge crowds out onto the streets of Knoxville to brave the cold weather and see in the new year in style.
Knoxville hosts a number of special events over the Christmas and new year period so is well worth a visit during the festive season. You can also take the opportunity to check out some of the local attractions – Market Square itself is of course a popular venue but there are also sites such as World's Fair Park, the Tennessee Theatre, Sunsphere Tower and the Knoxville Museum of art to visit.

Things to do

The big new year party in Knoxville is of course the annual event in Market Square. The party starts earlier in the evening with the many restaurants located in and around the square offering new year dining specials, while the Holiday on Ice skating rink remains open until 10pm to help keep the family entertained.
There is then live music from around 10pm (live act for this year to be confirmed, last year was the Temper Evans Band) before the glittery ball drop countdown takes you up to midnight, when there will also be a fireworks display and light show to mark the start of the new year. The headline performers this year are the Bicho Brothers.
Elsewhere in Knoxville there are a number of venues that host popular new year parties – venues to check out include:
Scruffy City Hall
Crowne Plaza Countdown to Midnight
Club LeConte
Bar Marley
Old City Wine Bar
Lonesome Dove

NYE Live Streaming, Webcams

There is a live webcam stream located right in the middle of Market Square, an excellenbt view to be able to check out the festivities on new year’s eve:
Market Square webcam

New Years Eve Hotels

There’s no shortage of centrally located hotels to stay in if you’re spending your new year in Knoxville. Top recommended places include Four Points by Sheraton Knoxville Cumberland House Hotel, The Crowne Plaza Knoxville, The Hilton Knoxville and The Hampton Inn and Suites Papermill Drive.

You can search for deals at all of these venues, plus other local hotels here.

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