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This dog park is located inside Victor Ashe Park and is Knoxville’s first ever dog park. Although it does not offer separate sections for small and large dogs, there is some puppy playground equipment on site, such as tunnels and hill structures.

You-Pick Crops: blueberries, blackberries, tomatoes, and more!

This brand new family resort and indoor water park may take over as largest indoor park, when it opens in 2017.

This museum features everyone’s childhood favorite: trains!

FREE Admission


A fun mirror maze for the whole family. The facility also hosts indoor bumper cars.

This members only tennis club offers indoor courts, outdoor courts, a pro shop, and an exercise room.

This facility also offers 4 day Summer Fun Tennis Camps geared towards kids in 1st – 8th grades.

These FREE outdoor concerts are held on Market Square every Tuesday (8 pm – 10 pm) and Thursday (7 pm – 9 pm) evening in the spring and summer. Please note that city-owned parking garages are FREE after 6 pm.

Knox County
May 2, 2017 - August 29, 2017

This indoor trampoline park features birthday parties, groups events, and open jump times for public enjoyment.

This facility offers gymnastics and tumbling classes, open gym hours for all ages, and parents night out events.

These educational summer day camp opportunities, hosted by the University of Tennessee Knoxville, are for kids in grade 3-12. Topics include animals, computers, careers, discovery, sports, leadership, nature, photography, science, cooking, and more!

Located just outside of Nashville, this camp is a little further away than some of the others; however, this camp does offer a variety of options that make it worth the extra drive. In additional to traditional overnight camps (swimming, hiking, crafts, etc.), this camp also offers a variety of themed overnight camps including Star Wars, Harry Potter, Percy Jackson, Minecraft and many more!

Oak Ridge Junior Playhouse is pleased to offer young people the opportunity to learn about theater while putting together a workshop showcase production for family and friends at the conclusion of the camp. This interactive camp is for rising 3rd graders through rising high school seniors.

Sessions are Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at The Dance Centre, 108 East Division Road, Oak Ridge, Tennessee and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Oak Ridge Playhouse.


At this fantastic overnight camp, kids will enjoy a wide variety of traditional camp activities including water sports, archery, hiking, fishing, arts and crafts, and much more!

4-H offers summer camps for kids in grades 4 – 12. Activities and educational topics include kayaking, swimming, wildlife, archery, fishing, hiking, ecology, photography, crafts, canoeing, talent shows, drama, soccer, softball, basketball, volleyball, low ropes, cookouts, and more!

Although they do have a small Jr. Pumpkin Patch, the star of this farm is their large corn maze. They also have a variety of other attractions including jumping pillow, gem mining, petting zoo and more!

Hamblen County

This museum features artifacts and an audio tour detailing a variety of life events from Elvis and other Hollywood legends.


This comprehensive art studio offers a variety of classes for both kids and adults. Classes include, painting, clay, drawing, and mixed media. Birthday parties are available. Tipsy brush classes are also offered for adults.

Are your kids musically inclined? Make there summer with a week long day camp at School of Rock Knoxville. Each week has a different fun theme, including classic rock, drum week, 90’s and more!

Held at the Nawger Nob shopping area, this festival will feature dozens of arts and crafts vendors.

Blount County
May 6, 2017 - May 7, 2017

This popular local orchard sells its apples at its restaurant and farm store. The restaurant features fresh apple cider, traditional county cookin’, and a variety of apple baked goods, including their famous fried pies. Yum!

Pick-Your-Own: NO

Cocke County

This amazing roller skating venue offers general admission skate times and birthday parties.

This FREE indoor foam play area is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers, especially when the weather leads to cabin fever!

  • No breakfast
  • Average lunch price $9/adults, $5/kids
  • Average dinner price $16/adults, $5/kids

Although the restaurant specializes in catfish, they also offer chicken, steak,  and a variety of of other fresh water and seafood options. All the meals here come with “all ‘u can eat vittles” including homemade coleslaw, baked white beans, choice of french fries or homemade mashed potatoes and gravy, delicious southern hushpuppies, and dill pickles & onions slices.


This run, which honors the sacrifices of American service members, has 3 options including full marathon, half marathon, and 10 K.

April 21, 2017 - April 22, 2017

You-Pick Crops: strawberries, broccoli and more!

Hosted by the Webb School of Knoxville, these summer day camps provide campers with opportunities for learning and a variety of indoor an outdoor recreation. Campers can choose from sports camps, adventure camps, and specialty camps.

  • No breakfast
  • Average lunch/dinner price $8/adults, $5/kids

If you are in the mood for absolutely delicious German bratwurst, loaded french fries, and creative Belgian waffle desserts, this is the place for you!

Sevier County

This fabulous farm features gorgeous mountain views, a hay ride, pumpkin patch, and multiple corn mazes.

Greene County

A variety of pottery vendors and live demonstrations.

Blount County
May 6, 2017

This adventure packed overnight camp offers 1, 2, 3, and 4 week options. Activities include hiking, caving, rappelling, rock climbing, challenge courses, rafting, tubing, horseback riding, canoe trips, backpacking expeditions and more! Programs are available for kids from age 10-18.

This exclusive camp, hosted by the University of Tennessee Knoxville,  is perfect for high school students interested in design and architecture. There are both overnight and day camp options and optional meal plans.

Take photos with all your favorite (wax) celebrities from past in present.


This Blount County scenic cycling tour starts and ends at the Townsend Visitors Center. Proceeds from the event go towards a scholarship fund for local high-school seniors.

Blount County
May 20, 2017

This is Tennessee’s official BBQ championship competition. Don’t miss the excellent food, entertainment, and fun kid’s zone.

May 19, 2017 - May 20, 2017

This club offers volleyball instruction for a variety of ages. Instructions ranges from beginners to competitive travel teams for kids and adults. K2 volleyball club also offers summer day camps for kids.

Famed for its awesome homemade apple cider, this orchard sells a wide variety of apples and apple products at its farm store. While they do grow most of their own apples, they also sell apples they purchase from other farms.

Apple Varieties: Ginger Gold, Sansa, Gala

Pick-Your-Own: NO

Hamilton County

As Tennessee’s largest water park, this outdoor attraction has something for everyone. Daily and season passes are available. Combo passes are also available with the Dollywood Amusement park.

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