Welcome to Knoxville!

Knoxville is a blossoming city, with a thriving downtown scene. Centrally located in the heart of downtown, the Holiday Inn World's Fair Park is your hub for exploring our town.

A multitude of festivals, fine art events, outdoor activities, farmers' markets, restaurants, bars, performances and concerts are constantly transpiring, leaving visitors and locals alike with opportunities to engage in the activity of their choice.

We are located adjacent to the Knoxville Convention Center, UT Convention Center and less than a mile from University of Tennessee's campus and Neyland Stadium. The gorgeous World's Fair Park is located immediately out our back entrance, boasting trails, Knoxville's largest public greenspace and iconic structures from the 1982 World's Fair.

Start planning your adventure with us. Explore more of what Knoxville has to offer using the links below.

Game Day at The Holiday Inn

Catch all the game day action at The Holiday Inn. Located less than one walking mile from Neyland Stadium.

CHALK TALK | Friday 6-8PM

Windows on the Park is the setting for this season's Chalk Talk with Erik Ainge. Enjoy pre-game analysis and discussion with former University of Tennessee Volunteer football players regarding the upcoming game. Open to the public, the restaurant will also feature food and drink specials throughout the event.

RED ZONE | Saturday Afternoons 

Before walking over to Neyland Stadium for the big games (Florida & Alabama), join us for a cold beer pre-game and off-the-grill tailgate favorites at our outdoor setting in the middle of all the pre-game action. Located in front of the hotel on Henley Street.

GAME DAY & HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS

Stay tuned for fun food and drink specials throughout the week. Our bartenders pour the perfect beer on tap or shake things up and let them whip up one of their specialty cocktails that pairs nicely with your favorite tailgating bites.

Chalk Talk Speaker Schedule

Friday, Sept 7  - TBA

Friday, Sept 14  - TBA

Friday, Oct 19  - TBA 

Friday, Nov 2  - TBA

Friday, Nov 9  - TBA

Friday, Nov 16  - TBA

THE ULTIMATE BLOODY MARY BAR

It's back by popular demand! Our ultimate bloody mary bar takes this fan favorite cocktail to the next level. Choose your brand of liquor and bloody mary mix from a variety of options, then load up on all the trimmings and garnishes. Make it a game day ritual.

WALKING DIRECTIONS

There are a couple of different ways to get to Neyland Stadium on game day, all of which are walkable. And if you ever get lost, just follow the sea of Orange and White Vol For Life fans!

Exit The Holiday Inn and walk out onto Clinch Street
Walk through World's Fair Park towards Neyland Stadium
Exit onto Cumberland Avenue
Turn Left onto Phillip Fulmer Way

KNOXVILLE IS THE HIDDEN GEM OF TENNESSEE.

Pick your passion and see what adventures await.  

Award-winning Knoxville is the place to be:

Travel and Leisure voted Knoxville in their Top-10 cities of "America's Favorite Places." (Source:  Travelandleisure.com May 2016)

Travel Channel named Knoxville 5th on its list of "9 Hip Towns that are National Park Getaways." (Source:  Travelchannel.com April 2016)

Knoxville named a "Best Value City for 2016." (Source: Trivago.com September 2015)

Voted the "2015 Top Big City" in reader's poll by Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine. (Source: Blueridgeoutdoors.com November 2015)

AREA ATTRACTIONS

PARKS & RECREATION

Some of the most picturesque parks are located in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Right out our back door, Knoxville's largest public green space contains iconic structures from the 1982 World's Fair, as well as a generous grassy field, trails and scenic views. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville's Greenway system and an on-site dog park are just a few of the other local options.

Find out more about all of our Park and Recreation available below.