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Great place to hang-out, eat, drink. Unique stores, more.

WE try to go several times a year, or more. This spot is always changing. Lot's of FREE things... read more

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Bring your dog for a walk, have an excellent meal, people watch. Market Square has it all. Very... read more

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Reviewed yesterday

WE try to go several times a year, or more. This spot is always changing. Lot's of FREE things, such as summer movies for the family, Shakespeare plays, concerts, and seasonal farmers-markets. Winter ice-skating and great places to eat & drink. There is something for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Bring your dog for a walk, have an excellent meal, people watch. Market Square has it all. Very people friendly. There is always something going on. This is a great spot to get your steps in, do some shopping, eat a bite.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I'm not a huge fan of going to that part of town, mainly too much congestion. However once in a while it is fun to get out and see unfamiliar stuff.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a really nice part of downtown, with lots of shops and restaurants. There is an ice skating rink during the winter, and local breweries and theaters are just a block down the road on Gay Street.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We just visited Market Square and it was great. Many shops and great food choices. Last day for Ice Skating was fun. Used free parking and walked in Crutch park. Had Cruze ice cream and a great time. Family fun for sure

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank brothersldb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In town for a show at the Tennessee. They had an ice skating rink set up in the square and looked to be working on live music. Too bad it was raining!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Holmesdog
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went during December so place was all decorated with lights, and they had an ice rink...not sure on the particulars of that though as it was melting. Nonetheless we enjoyed. Finding parking just fine...however it was 40 degrees a bit chilly. Walked around, lots...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location. Lots of places to eat and drink. Nicely set up to celebrate New Years, including live band and ball drop. Ice skating ring was nice to watch.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found this area quite safe, clean and very relaxed. It is a very nice area to walk around and just relax.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Belgandraft66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We parked in the Locust Street Garage. It was a perfect parking spot if you ask me cause it’s in between the 2 attractions (Sunsphere & Market Square) We walked to the Sunsphere and walked back to Market Square. We came on a good day...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from Cazzintexas | Reviewed this property |
Lots of fun things happen during the week. It is worth going any time.
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As far as I know, they are. I have not heard otherwise. If you have a restaurant in mind, you might want to double check with that individual restaurant.
December 20, 2017|
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Response from Stilsam | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend it. Sure it will be crazy busy, but there are many other options within walking distance if it's too crowded. We also tried Scruffy City across the street which has three levels and looked like a great... More
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San Antonio this weekend (11 Replies)
Hi there, I just helped my parents book a short trip to San Antonio for this weekend (Oct. 26-30). They have never been there before and neither have I, so I was hoping some of you might be able to give us some advice. Besides the Alamo and Riverwalk, what are some things a new visitor must do or see? Also, do any local bird-watchers out there have recommendations on good places for a little casual birding within the city? Finally, does the trolley get visitors around the city...More
October 23, 2007|
Response fromtejashombre|
I would suggest King William area. KW and riverwalk are only about 15 min walk from Market Square. If they are able bodied, I would suggest walking for the most part. By the time you wait for a trolley, you can be there. If they like architecture, I like to visit Sunset Station. This is the original Amtrak station. (Next to the Alamodome.) I describe it as Spanish/Art deco.
hotel in December (5 Replies)
I've already posted this question once before. Thank you for your responses. I'm still considering where my 83 year old mom and I should stay the first week in December. We plan to take in some of the Christmas festivities around the area. She gets around fairly well. I'm looking for a great location, beautifully decorated lobby, nice room with a fun view, perhaps lots of activity around it, and maybe breakfast provided. I've been suggested Charleston Place. Is it worth it to pay $100 more...More
July 12, 2009|
Response fromSCBlossom|
It sounds like you are talking about the Club Level floors at Charleston Place. They do pamper you and have breakfast, tea, beverages, snacks, desserts etc., all day and into the evening. The floors are only accessible with a special card for the elevator and not to the general public. The employees are very attentive and cater to their guests. I have heard some very nice things about them, especially Paul. The view at Harborview is overlooking the water and Waterfront Park if you get one...More
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Report from Labor Day Weekend (3 Replies)
Arrived Fri. afternoon, prompt parking, checking was great, room nice. I have stayed at Drury Plaza many times & never realized they have a in door pool. Happy Hour was fun, although we only really went 1 out of our 3 days there. (I've been sick can't handle all the salt) We met friends on Friday night we dined at Paloma, great food & service. We got up early Sat. had breakfast took a little trip to Bandera, they were having a little festival, that was fun. Came back went to Riverwalk...More
September 09, 2009|
Response frompruske25|
Thanks for a good detail TR. It does sound like you had a great time visiting glad to hear it. You got rained on, how lucky I don't live far from the race track & we didn't get anything, how funny the hit & miss on the rain. I was at Sam's & it was rainy there but when I got home we had nothing not even a drop, it didn't follow me how sad!!!!! LOL Thanks again for sharing your SA experience!!!!!