Knoxville, TN is a super cool city during football season (Go Vols!) but even cooler during the Christmas season. Christmas is my favorite time of year because sweaters, hot chocolate, and of course adorable pictures with Christmas decor.
Knoxville is crawling with destinations that will get you those likes on Instagram! Here’s a little list of places in Knoxville that are perfect for Christmas pictures, or if you just want to spread some holiday cheer:
Regal Celebration of Lights- Krutch Park in Market Square
This parked tucked right beside Market Square is filled with beautiful trees, waterfalls, and sculptures. There are over 100,000 lights in the park and in surrounding areas. Perfect scenery for a holiday picture!
2. Knoxville’s Holiday on Ice
If you’ve ever wanted to go ice skating in the heart of Downtown Knoxville in Market Square, now is your chance! Located in front of the Knoxville Chamber at 17 Market Square, the ice skating rink is a fun backdrop and photo moment. Tickets and hours: Adult: $11, Children Age 12 & Under: $8. Regular Hours Nov. 24, 2017 – Dec. 17, 2017 Monday thru Thursday: 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday: 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday December 16: 1:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
3. Gay Street Christmas Tree
What better Instagram photo could you take besides one in front of a 42 foot tall tree?Honestly, do I need to say more?
4. Christmas at Chilhowee Park
(Photo: Cathy Clarke/News Sentinel)
Christmas at Chilhowee Park has 98 lighted trees and 440-foot-long lighted tunnel. Knoxville’s oldest park on 3301 E. Magnolia Ave. has 20 lighted trees floating on the park’s lake. Motorists touring the park through Jan. 1 can drive through the lighted tunnel. This is the perfect place to go if you love a good lights display.
Photo from the WIVK Christmas Parade. Look at that tree!!
These are just a few destinations in Knoxville to go take bomb insta pic for the holidays. What’s your favorite Christmas spot? Tag me at @briannamason in your photos if you go!
Keep spreading holiday cheer,