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Knoxville Visitors Center

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Blue plate special is a must see!

We were on our vacation about to start the trip home and our co-travelers suggested we go here even... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Noon day concert every day, FREE!

The place to go if you want any type of information about Knoxville, TN. Plus, there is a noon day... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
Carol G
Kingston, Tennessee
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301 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1102
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All reviews blue plate special radio station at noon live music visitor's center free music monday saturday souvenir shop lunch hour takes place free hour parking wealth of information starting point clean restrooms two hours gay street great place to get
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

We were on our vacation about to start the trip home and our co-travelers suggested we go here even though it was an hour in the opposite direction. We left in time to see the Blue Plate Special they have every day. (There is a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

The place to go if you want any type of information about Knoxville, TN. Plus, there is a noon day concert every day. The entertainment is over the top too!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carol G
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Be sure to stop by the Knoxville visitor center. It's best to get there around 12 noon M-Sat and enjoy the "blue plate special", a live music venue.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kchorb
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Staff was super friendly and helpful. They had very clean restrooms and lots of goodies to shop for. Lots of local items for purchase as well. If you are visiting Knoxville stop by here and pick up lots of great information and coupons for the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Crafty_Beer_Mermaid
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Went there a few weeks ago to get items for relatives from Scotland. You know if they are from Scotland, they drink! I don't recall if they had moonshine..I guess I drank it instead....Got several items for 50.00 and the live stage shows are daily...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 429carlah
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We stopped here for some information on things to do in the area and were happy to find we could park there for 2 hours while we walked the area. They will give you a permit for your car and you can walk to the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rexa M
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Went in to get info , had a great chat with the 2 on staff , one of whom was an Aussie living in Knoxville , so he could give us a local spin on things to see and do. Info availability was huge ,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank fred s
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Besides being a great place to get tourist information they have musical entertainment during lunch hour for locals and visitors.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dawn E
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Souvenirs include snow globes, tee shirts, condiments,glasses,etc. Official Knoxville Visitors’ Center with friendly,helpful hosts. Best part is free music daily from 12-1 on local radio station. Called “The Blue Plate Special”. Today we heard 2 wonderful performances by musicians in town for Big Ears Music...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank marilynrY1634TY
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Staff was very friendly and helpful! Recommend stopping in and getting a map of the trolley rout and highlighted attractions.

Date of experience: March 2018
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8 November 2018|
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Response from fred s | Reviewed this property |
There is a large multistory carpark right near the market square that we parked in when visiting there. It's on the corner of Wall& Walnut. That would be the most convenient for you , we did go early to make sure we got a... More
1 November 2016|
Response from Laney P |
That would be WDVX Radio station, and they broadcast live from Visit Knoxville every day! Six days a week (Monday - Saturday) they put on a LIVE show with a LIVE studio audience from noon until one...and it's FREE! Come join... More
19 April 2016|
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Response from Daniel3792211795 | Reviewed this property |
301 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902 Open today 8:30AM–5PM