15 New Year’s Events in Knoxville TN and Beyond

Whether you’re hoping to ring in the new year surrounded by family or you prefer a night of partying out on the town, these fantastic New Year’s Eve events in Knoxville TN and the surrounding counties are sure to make your holiday bright!

There are several family friendly events, including all night roller skating parties and ball drops. There are also plenty of roaring 20’s and gala parties for adults. Locations include Gatlinburg, Maryville, Lenoir City and more.

Knoxville TN New Year's Eve Events

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New Year’s Eve Events in Knoxville TN and the Surrounding Counties

New Year’s Eve on the Square

  • Date: Tuesday, December 31, 2019, from 10 PM – Midnight
  • Location: Market Square, Knoxville
  • Cost: FREE

Come out to enjoy festive music, family activities, food trucks, and a fun ball drop at midnight. The restaurants and store on the square will also be open for this event.

New Year’s in the Old City

For those who prefer to leave the kids at home, this event is for you. Spend the night club hopping with an all access pass. Transportation is included and hotel room packages are also available.

Calhouns New Year’s Day 5K

  • Date: January 1, 2020
  • Location: 400 Neyland Drive, Knoxville
  • Cost: $35/adults, $10/kids

Includes an adult 5K and a kids 1 mile fun run.

NYE Cruise

  • Date: 12/31/2019
  • Location: Volunteer Princess, 956 Volunteer Landing Lane, Knoxville
  • Cost: $56 early cruise, $80 late cruise

Enjoy dinner, drinks, entertainment, and more!

Bee’s Knees NYE

  • Date: December 31, 2019
  • Location: Villa Collina, 5628 Lyons View Pike, Knoxville
  • Cost: $500 – $5,000

Dress to impress at this 1920’s style gala benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank. Enjoy cocktails, dancers, silent art auction, and more! 21 and up only.

Skate Town Knox

  • Date: December 31, 2019
  • Location: 5713 N Broadway St, Knoxville
  • Cost: $30 (includes skate rental)

A fun all night skating event that goes until 6 AM.

High School Skate Party

  • Date: December 1, 2019
  • Location: Change Center, Knoxville
  • Cost: $10

High schoolers can ring in the New Year at this fun late-skate party, which will feature a live DJ and count down to the new year.

Best New Year's Eve Events in Knoxville TN

New Year’s Eve on The Island

  • Date: December 31, 2019
  • Location: The Island, Pigeon Forge
  • Cost: FREE

This is The Island’s largest event of the season and it boasts a variety of entertainment and a stunning midnight fireworks display.

Ball Drop and Fireworks Show

  • Date: 12/31/2019
  • Location: Gatlinburg Space Needle
  • Cost: FREE

Enjoy live music, activities, a ball drop, and festive celebration!

Rockin’ New Years Eve Bash

  • Date: December 31, 2019
  • Location: 2050 Parkway, Pigeon Forge
  • Cost: $50 per person, $70 per couple

Ticket includes concert, 1 drink, and party favors.

New Years Day Hike

  • Date: January 1, 2020
  • Location: UT Arboretum, Oak Ridge
  • Cost: FREE

A fun guided hike with no advanced registration required.

Noon Years Eve

  • Date: December 28, 2019 at 10:30 AM
  • Location: Blount County Public Library
  • Cost: FREE

Count down to noon at this fun kid-friendly event featuring stories, crafts, songs, and an awesome balloon drop!

Gatsby GALA

  • Date: December 31, 2019
  • Location: Capitol Theatre, 127 W Broadway Ave, Maryville
  • Cost: $80 – $125

This popular 1920’s style benefit for Habitat for Humanity boasts cocktails, delicious food, casino tables, music, midnight toast, and more!

New Years Eve Late Skate

  • Date: December 31, 2019
  • Location: Roll Arena Party Zone, Maryville

Ring in the new year with an all ages skate and a fun balloon drop.

The Venue at Lenoir City New Years Eve Celebration

  • Date: 12/31/2019
  • Location: 7690 Creekwood Park Blvd, Lenoir City
  • Cost: $75

Treat yourself to 7 different food stations including beef, pork, seafood, and Italian. There will also be casino games, dancing, fire pit s’mores, and more! This is an adults only event.

Twi-Lite Roller Skating All Night Skate

  • Date: 12/31/2019
  • Location: Twi-lite Roller Skating, Morristown, TN
  • Cost:

New Year and Wine

  • Date: December 31, 2019
  • Location: The Winery at Seven Springs, Maynardville, TN

A fun roaring 20’s party with tons of different wines available for purchase.

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