May 15, 2017

Open Streets – May 21, 2017 – East Knoxville

Thank you to everyone that came out on Sunday and participated in our 4th Open Streets Knoxville event on Magnolia Ave.  The weather turned out beautiful and lots of fun was had!  If you had a chance to come out to the event, we would love for you to complete our survey.  Your feedback is appreciated!

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(Updated May 10th)


Join us on Sunday, May 21st from 2-6pm as we bring Open Streets to East Knoxville!  Magnolia Ave. from Randolph St. to North Chestnut St. (with a small “L” loop onto East Depot Ave. and back) will be filled with people of all ages and abilities.  Participants will have the opportunity to walk, ride bikes, dance, and much more in the streets – all in a setting that is fun and safe!

Here’s the route!


(Updated May 11th)

Open Streets can be accessed by bus. Catch KAT’s Route 31 Magnolia Avenue from Knoxville Station, departing at :15 after each hour. Get off at the bus stop on Magnolia Ave at Randolph Street. and, you are right there!

To plan your trip to Open Streets, visit and click on the Google Trip Planner button, or call (865)637-3000 and KAT Customer Support will assist you.

Remember to stop by the KAT bus booth at the event on Magnolia Avenue for a FREE RIDE HOME pass!


(Updated May 13th)

Tons of fun planned!  Check out all the businesses and organizations that will be at Open Streets!

Activity Providers:



Big O’s BBQ – Pulled pork, pulled chicken, ribs, rib tips, hot dogs, fries, onion rings
Chef Box – Unique and healthy sandwiches, burgers, appetizers, and desserts
Good As New Appliances (business on the route) – Free hot dogs
Hawg Dawgs – Bacon wrapped hot dogs, fries, wings, nachos, drinks
Kona Ice – Shaved Ice
Magnolia Café (business on the route)
Mamma Gallinas – Italian cuisine: paninis, pizza, soups, salads
Meatball Madness – Meatball subs, salads, wraps, and drinks
Mike’s Fried Green Tomatoes – Fried green tomatoes, fish, hamburgers, chicken tenders
Time Out Deli (business on the route)
Tootsie Truck – Farm-To-Table food options


Ca-L’a Fitness – Workout dance exercises
Brutal Truth Band
Momentum Dance Lab
Vine Middle School Cheerleaders
Sandsation Dance and Yoga – Belly dancing and ballet


(Updated May 13th)

Driving to Open Streets on Magnolia and wondering where to park?

Parking will be located at John T. O’Connor Senior Center, Vine Middle School, and Knoxville Family Justice Center, as well as on various public side streets on either side of Magnolia Ave.  ADA parking will be located at Regions Bank.  KAT is providing a free ride home if you come to their booth for a pass.