Dine Out - Central Flats & Taps
Jun
29
5:00 pm17:00

Dine Out - Central Flats & Taps

  • 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.

Adventures with Knox Pride - Smokies Hike
Sep
16
1:00 pm13:00

Adventures with Knox Pride - Smokies Hike

  • Alum Cave Trail

Pride has started community events. Come join the community for a Smokies Hike. We will be there at 3pm. We will have a sign and meet out front of the building. Please wear a blue shirt so we can all find each other.

Dine Out - Hard Rock Cafe
Sep
16
Sep 17

Dine Out - Hard Rock Cafe

  • 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.

Dine Out - Stir Fry Cafe
Sep
21
11:00 am11:00

Dine Out - Stir Fry Cafe

  • 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.


Dine Out - Cru
Jun
18
10:00 am10:00

Dine Out - Cru

  • 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.

Knox Pride Festival 2017
Jun
17
12:00 pm12:00

Knox Pride Festival 2017

  • Mary Costa Plaza and Performance Lawn

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.

Dine Out - Melting Pot
Jun
15
5:00 pm17:00

Dine Out - Melting Pot

  • 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.

Dine Out - Uncorked
Jun
14
5:00 pm17:00

Dine Out - Uncorked

  • 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.

Celebrity Bartending
Jun
14
5:00 pm17:00

Celebrity Bartending

  • Scruffy City Hall

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

Dine Out - Market House Cafe
Jun
14
7:00 am07:00

Dine Out - Market House Cafe

  • Market House Cafe

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.

Dine Out - Hard Rock Cafe
Jun
12
5:30 pm17:30

Dine Out - Hard Rock Cafe

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

Jun
11
10:00 am10:00

DINE OUT - Balter Beerworks

  • Balter Beerworks

Come join Knox Pride for dinner, enjoy the food and drinks at Balter BeerWorks 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 7:30 pm. More details will follow closer to the event, check Facebook. Feel free to grab your own group and form a table.

Next 2 Nothing Swimwear / Underwear Fashion Show
Jun
9
7:30 pm19:30

Next 2 Nothing Swimwear / Underwear Fashion Show

  • The Concourse

Who's ready to come OUT for Knoxville's hottest event of the year? 

It's KnoxPride's 9th annual "NEXT 2 NOTHING FASHION SHOW." We've got beautiful girls & gorgeous guys ready to work the runway in well....Next 2 Nothing. 

Join us at the International ~ 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. You do not want to miss this event!

Dine Out - Boyd's Jig & Reel
Jun
8
5:00 pm17:00

Dine Out - Boyd's Jig & Reel

  • 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 2017!

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.

Dine Out - Stir Fry Cafe
Jun
6
11:00 am11:00

Dine Out - Stir Fry Cafe

  • 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.

Pride Picnic
Jun
4
1:00 pm13:00

Pride Picnic

  • Tyson Park

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).

Dine Out - Cool Beans Bar & Grill
Jun
4
12:00 pm12:00

Dine Out - Cool Beans Bar & Grill

  • Cool Beans Bar & Grill

Come join Knox Pride for dinner, enjoy the food and drinks at Cool Beans Bar and Grill 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 6:00 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.

Art Out In The City
Jun
1
6:30 pm18:30

Art Out In The City

  • The Standard

Can you believe that we are celebrating 12 years of Knox Pride? We are preparing to kick off a month long of events starting with Art Out In The City. 

By now you already know the drill, if you would like to donate a piece of art or own a business and would like to donate a gift card or merchandise, please let us know! This event wouldn't be possible without all of the gracious donations.

There is a $20 cover, $10 for students with a valid student ID, which goes to help keep our Pride Festival Free! With that 210 donation you'll get to feast your eyes on some amazing Art, as well as have some delicious catered food  & who could forget 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!

Dine Out - West Hills Flats & Taps
May
25
5:00 pm17:00

Dine Out - West Hills Flats & Taps

  • West Hills Flats & Taps

Come join Knox Pride for dinner, enjoy the food and drinks at West Hills 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.

Adventures with Knox Pride - Knoxville Zoo Family Day
May
20
11:00 am11:00

Adventures with Knox Pride - Knoxville Zoo Family Day

  • Zoo Knoxville

Pride has started community events. Come join the community for a ZOO Day. We will be there at 11am. We will have a sign and meet out front of the building. Please wear a blue shirt so we can all find each other.

Knoxville Zoo Pricing
Adult (12 - 64) $19.95
Child (4 - 11) $16.95
Senior (65+) $16.95
Parking $5.00

Hope to see you all there!

More Information:
https://www.zooknoxville.org/

RSVP on facebook so we can have a head count.

Dine Out - Wild Wing Cafe
May
18
7:00 pm19:00

Dine Out - Wild Wing Cafe

  • Wild Wing Cafe

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 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.

Dine Out - Lisa Jeans
May
12
6:00 pm18:00

Dine Out - Lisa Jeans

  • Lisa Jeans

Come join Knox Pride for dinner, enjoy the food and drinks at Lisa Jeans 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.

May Knox Pride Board Meeting
May
11
7:00 pm19:00

May Knox Pride Board Meeting

  • Bistro By the Bijou

The Board of Directors meet the second Thursday of every month at 7 PM.  The May meeting is a Bistro by the Bijou.

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!

Dine Out - SoKno Taco Cantina
May
11
5:00 pm17:00

Dine Out - SoKno Taco Cantina

  • SoKno Taco Cantina

Come join Knox Pride for dinner, enjoy the food and drinks at SoKno Taco Cantina 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.

Lip Sync Battle
Apr
29
Apr 30

Lip Sync Battle

  • Kristtopher's

Lip Sync Battle at Kristtophers Knoxville
Saturday, April 29
Battle starts at 9 pm or come early for drinks! Kristtophers' doors open at 7 pm.

1st Place - 2 Knox Pridefest VIP passes
2nd Place - 1 Knox Pridefest VIP pass

Your $ tips = your votes. 

$5 Cover - 18+ to Enter / 21+ to drink

The $5 cover at the door and tips to the performers will be going to keep Knox PrideFest free! 

> And remember, tips to performers are the accounting system used for the judging of performances. 

> $1 = 1 Vote

April Knox Pride Board Meeting
Apr
13
7:00 pm19:00

April Knox Pride Board Meeting

  • Coco Moon

The Board of Directors meet the second Thursday of every month at 7 PM at Cocoa Moon. 

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!

March Knox Pride Board Meeting
Mar
9
9:00 pm21:00

March Knox Pride Board Meeting

  • Coco Moon

The Board of Directors meet the second Thursday of every month at 7 PM at Cocoa Moon. 

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!

February Knox Pride Board Meeting
Feb
9
7:00 pm19:00

February Knox Pride Board Meeting

  • Coco Moon

The Board of Directors meet the second Thursday of every month at 7 PM at Cocoa Moon. 

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!

January Knox Pride Board Meeting
Jan
12
7:00 pm19:00

January Knox Pride Board Meeting

  • Coco Moon

The Board of Directors meet the second Thursday of every month at 7 PM at Cocoa Moon. 

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!

ETEC Board Meeting
Dec
8
7:00 pm19:00

ETEC Board Meeting

  • Cocoa Moon

The Board of Directors meet the second Thursday of every month at 7 PM in the back room of Cocoa Moon. 

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!

STAY TUNED - We sometimes cancel this meeting in observance of the upcoming Christmas Holiday!

PrideFest Drag Brunch
Dec
4
12:00 pm12:00

PrideFest Drag Brunch

  • Kristtopher's

Kristtopher's Knoxville is hosting a "Drag Brunch" December 4th 12pm-3pm. $5 donation at door will benefit Pride 2017. We will have a Breakfast Buffet, Mimosas, Bloody Mary's and a wonderful show!!! Mark your calendars now for this special event and help support keeping Pride free :)! Advance tickets will be available.

ETEC Board Meeting
Nov
10
7:00 pm19:00

ETEC Board Meeting

  • Cocoa Moon

The Board of Directors meet the second Thursday of every month at 7 PM in the back room of Cocoa Moon. 

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!

ETEC Board Meeting
Oct
13
7:00 pm19:00

ETEC Board Meeting

  • Cocoa Moon

The Board of Directors meet the second Thursday of every month at 7 PM in the back room of Cocoa Moon. 

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!

ETEC Board Meeting
Sep
8
7:00 pm19:00

ETEC Board Meeting

  • Cocoa Moon

The Board of Directors meet the second Thursday of every month at 7 PM in the back room of Cocoa Moon. 

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!