Social Events Knoxville TN

Victoria Gay - 5 min read
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Are you feeling down because of covid? Do you want to do something fun this week? Then this blog is for you! It has information on some fun events in Knoxville, Tennessee (TN), starting the first week of May!

Going to local events can help you make new friends and explore all the great things that our city offers.

So, check out the information in this blog, which will provide all the details of the best events to have fun and socialize at in Knoxville, TN.

Social activities offer many benefits, including elevated mental health, companionship, and even opportunities to work out / learn a new skill. Suppose you are like many people right now.

In that case, you may feel burdened by how we are encouraged to stay away from one another (stupid Covid-19).

However, I say that we should come together and have some fun! So, if you are with me, keep reading, and hopefully, you will join me real soon at some of these exciting events in Knoxville, TN.

Do You Want To Learn How To Dance?

Hey, we are Waldo y Jacqui. We are determined to make you a dancer.

Our only question is, will try us?

About Waldo y Jacqui

SalsaKnox Dance Company is a family-owned and operated business that has been teaching people how to dance since 2008. Waldo and Jacqueline Solano are the co-owners of the company, and they have both been dancing for as long as they can remember. They met while dancing at a nightclub in Knoxville, TN, and they were married just four years later. They love teaching people how to salsa dance because it makes them feel happy and alive.

Dancing Events in Knoxville TN

There's always something happening when it comes to dancing in Knoxville, TN!

You can find everything from country line-dancing nights to salsa dance parties. Here are just a few of the best upcoming dance events:

The Salsa Party (1st and 3rd Friday of The Month)

The Salsa Party is one of the largest parties in all of Knoxville. Salsa parties are one of the most fun events you can attend.

And to make this event even better, it is a Charity Salsa Event with proceeds going to the United Help Ukraine Non-Profit Organization.

So, at this dance party, we are not only having fun, but we are supporting raising money for an important cause.

The Salsa Party Charity for Ukraine event is at the Hilton Embassy Suites in West Knoxville, TN. You can come to the event on the first Friday of every month.

The next Salsa Party event will feature world-renowned DJ, Mike Arana, from Atlanta, GA, who has been a part of many national and internationally successful dance projects…

Attendees should also be expecting a Beginner Salsa and Bachata Lesson starting at 8:00 pm by world-renowned social media influencers and dancers Jaqueline and Waldo Solano and at 8:30 Intermediate Salsa Classe by Jose S Campaz World Salsa Champion.

In addition, there will be great music, several thousand square feet of dancing space, a bar with your favorite drinks, formal tables and seating for your convenience, and much more!

This event is for non-dancers, beginners, and advanced alike, so come and show your love for dance, music, and Ukraine!

Follow this link to purchase your tickets to The Salsa Party: Yes, I want 40% off!
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There's always something going on at one of our many nightclubs in downtown Knoxville (AKA., Old City). If you're looking to show off your moves on the dance floor, there's no better place to do it than at one of these nightclubs.

They got everything from hip-hop at South Bound, the best of the 80s,90s, and early 2000s at Hannas Old City, to salsa dancing at the Double S Wine Bar, and even country line dancing at Cotton Eyed Joe.
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Swing Dancing

Looking for a fun way to get moving in Knoxville? Swing dancing might be just what you need! This popular dance style originating in the 1920s and 1930s is perfect for those who want to let loose and have a good time.

There are plenty of places to go swing dancing in Knoxville. So put on your dancing shoes and head over to the Knoxville Swing Dance Association's website to learn more about when their swingin' events are taking place.
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Knoxville Museum

In conjunction with the premiere of the concerto Cycle of Life, created in celebration of Richard Jolley's monumental Cycle of Life: Within the Power of Dreams and the Wonder of Infinity permanently installed in the Ann and Steve Bailey Hall at the Knoxville Museum of Art.

Bennett is proud to be mounting a gallery-wide exhibition of Richard Jolley's work focusing on both large-scale hot-formed glass sculpture, smaller blown pieces, and acrylic paintings from the last 20 years.
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Get Active

If you're looking for things to do in Knoxville, TN, and you're the type that likes to stay physically active, then you've come to the right place!

There are plenty of options for outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, canoeing, and more. And if you're the indoor type, don't worry - there are also plenty of options for you, including rock climbing, yoga, and even indoor skydiving! So whether you're looking for a fun way to stay in shape or want to explore all that Knoxville has to offer, there's something for everyone.

So get out there and start exploring! If you do not know where to start, see the list of social activities that will keep you moving below:

Bearden BeerMarket Fun Run

Bearden Beer Market is a local beer garden and beer store in Knoxville that pairs a friendly community with a laid-back environment to enjoy great beers!

Join Bearden Beer Market every Monday night (rain or shine) at 6:30 pm for their Group Fun Run through the neighborhood.

This 5K is open to all levels of walkers and runners, followed by $1 off all pints. The Group Fun Run is sponsored each month by a different local brewery! 
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Capoeira Open Level Class

Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art that combines dance, acrobatics, and music elements.

This class is open to all levels and is located outside the Sustainable Future Center on Mondays and Wednesdays at 5:30 pm. The cost of the course is $5, but the first class is FREE!
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Mountain Biking Ride at Meads Quarry

Every Tuesday evening (weather permitting) come ride the "South Loop" with extras. No Drop. Intermediate difficult.

This is a great way to meet new friends with similar hobbies while meeting your move goal for the day. If you love to bike, you do not want to miss this unique social gathering. 
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Hair of the Dog Yoga

Start every Saturday morning on the right foot at the Printshop Beer Co taproom for an hour-long flow yoga class with Rigazzi Wellness from 10:45 am to 11:45 am.

The price is $12 for the yoga class plus a beer or $10 for only yoga - this is a steal if you ask me.

This is a guided Vinyasa yoga class that welcomes all levels of experience. So bring your mat, and the instructors will provide straps and blocks (if needed).

And the best part, after class, you get to hang out and have a beer! First-time attendees will be required to sign a waiver for class. Cheers!
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Downtown Knoxville TN Farmer's Market

The Farmer's Market in downtown Knoxville is a vibrant and bustling place where you can find fresh local produce, handmade goods, and more - this is truly one of the great hidden gems of Knoxville, TN.

Starting the first week of May, every Wednesday(10:00 am - 1:00 pm) and Saturday (9:00 am - 1:00 pm) until late October, the Northwest corner of Market Square transforms into a bustling marketplace filled with fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, meats, cheeses, and more.

Farmers from all over East Tennessee come to sell their goods, and it's a great place to find unique ingredients for your next meal or treats to take home.

In addition to the incredible selection of goods, the farmers market hosts various events throughout the year, making it a great place to visit whether you're looking for fresh food or just a fun activity.

So, check out the farmers market next time you're in downtown Knoxville!
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Spring Featured Gardens

Festival season never ends and with bluegrass to country, there's something to suit all tastes. Knoxville Popular in Knoxville Views more Spring Featured Gardens where you can walk on a date or celebrating personal life events.
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Knoxville has a lot to offer so get out and have some fun! These events will allow you to meet new people, walk and explore our city, and learn new secrets.

Participating in social activities is excellent for your mental health, offers companionship, and can even be a workout or learning opportunity.

So what are you waiting for? Get out there and enjoy all that Knoxville has to offer! And who knows, you might meet your new best friend at one of these events!


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