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Market Square

Knoxville, TN 37902
+1 800-727-8045
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Worth it!

Variety of food options and some shops mixed in between. Decent size- easy to walk the entire... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kytraveler327
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Louisville, Kentucky
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Shops, Restaurants, Square Dancing on the Square!

This was my first visit to Knoxville, and there are plenty of free activities for the whole family... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
pookatunie
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“unique shops” (49 reviews)
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Knoxville, TN 37902
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Variety of food options and some shops mixed in between. Decent size- easy to walk the entire square and back. Definitely worth a stop for dinner and drinks!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my first visit to Knoxville, and there are plenty of free activities for the whole family. On our visit to Market Square, there was a band that created an impromptu square dance class for onlookers. While it was too hot for me to...More

Thank pookatunie
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Market square is one of the best parts of Knoxville in my opinion. There is always something fun to do going on in the outdoor space, for young and single to families with kids. Plenty of restaurants with a good variety. Live music pubs. Quirky...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Market Square always has something going on on the weekends, both day and night, and it shifts into high gear in summer. Lots of great restaurants and shops to spend the day. Parking is free after 6 and on weekends so it is economical as...More

Thank carriejmayer
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Market square is a fun place to go, all kinds of things going on, a farm market on weekends, all kinds of quaint little bouquets several restaurants just a fun place to be and on weekends free parking in all the lots

Thank skittles124
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of the best things about Market Square is there's always something going on. From the water fountains for children to run through to street magicians and music talent. The foid is always a wide variety as well. Worth checking out.

Thank Dusty C
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Reviewed 3 days ago

So many great places to eat. Nearby free parking at night. Give it a try and you won't be disappointed.

Thank mpinKnoxville
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Restaurants, shopping, festivals, concerts, and farmers market— there’s always something fun to do on market square.

Thank Kathy R
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Reviewed 4 days ago

After seeing the market listed on TripAdvisor, we walked from our hotel over (less than 1/4 mile). There were a wild variety of booths with something for everyone; from veggies, to bread, to oils, to clothing. Shaded and lined with benches made it a great...More

Thank lgideon25
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice area to walk through, lots of restaurant options, some shops, a splash fountain for kids to play in.

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Jayashree S
March 26, 2018|
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Response from D8257AJmelissaf | Reviewed this property |
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.
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December 20, 2017|
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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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Nancy M
October 23, 2017|
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Response from 900miler | Reviewed this property |
University Commons is a shopping Center on the west end of the UT Campus on Cumberland Boulevard with a Wal Mart and a Publix. The parking is free. Park there and ride the free Trolley (Trolley looking bus) downtown. The... More
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