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Knoxville Asian Festival

Festival Event

This exciting outdoor event involves exhibits of culture, food, performances, and more from China, Japan, Korea, India, Thailand, and other countries. Admission is free. Enjoy authentic Asian cuisine from vendors throughout the day.

Knox Asian Festival aims to promote diverse cultures and celebrate traditions and talents from the Asian continent. The Festival aims to bring together people from various cultural backgrounds, to promote peace, harmony, unity and healthy life style. Each participating country will showcase its unique music, dance, food, fashion, handicrafts and other products.

How to Get There

From I-75/I-275
Exit at Henley Street/441 South
Bear right to the Western Ave/Summit Hill Dr. exit
Turn left at the light onto Western Ave
Proceed past the City of Knoxville fire station and make a right on Locust Street
Turn left onto Union Street then left onto Walnut. The entrance to the Market Square Garage is on your right

From I-40 West
Exit at Hall of Fame Drive and follow directional signs towards Downtown
Turn Right at E. Summit Hill Drive
Turn Left onto Gay Street
Turn Right onto Wall Avenue
The entrance to the Market Square Garage is on your left

From I-40 East
Exit 389 - "Hall of Fame Drive"
Turn left onto Hall of Fame Drive at the top of the ramp; head toward downtown Knoxville
Turn right onto Summit Hill Drive
Turn left at Gay Street then right onto Wall Avenue
The Market Square Garage is on your left

From South Knoxville/Chapman Highway with Henley Bridge Closure
Take Chapman Highway north toward downtown Knoxville
Follow East Blount Avenue toward Gay Street
Turn left onto Gay Street; cross over Tennessee River via Gay Street Bridge
Turn left onto Wall Avenue
The entrance to the Market Square Garage is on your left