City of Lenoir City

Special Events

2024 Special Events

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Come join the fun as you let your kids enjoy the excitement of filling their basket full of Easter eggs. The hunt will be broken down into 3 different age groups: ages 0-3 (1pm), 4-7 (2pm), and 8-12 (2pm). This event is free and everyone is welcome.  Bring your own baskets or bags.

Saturday, March 30, 2024

Activities start at 1:00pm with hunt beginning at 2:00pm

Movies in the Park

Our Movies in the Park series offers a free, outdoor movie night each month beginning in May and running through September.  This season’s movie themes include family, children and comedies.  Pack some snacks, grab a blanket or chair, and come watch a movie with us!  Movies begin at dusk.

Lenoir City Park- Movies to be announced on the Monday the week of the show  

June 21st         

July 19th        

Aug 16th                      

Rockin’ the Docks
Rockin’ the Docks will again bring live music and fireworks to the Lenoir City Park/Cove area on Memorial Day and July 4th weekends. Live music begins at 5:00pm and will continue until the Fireworks Show at 10:00 pm. There will be plenty of entertainment, food, and one of the largest fireworks show in East Tennessee.
Lenoir City Park

May 25, 2024

June 29, 2024

Festival of Friends

An event designed to provide public awareness of the disabled communities in the area as well as a fun opportunity to get the family out for festive activities. Activities include: music, food, and water skiing.

The Patricia Neal Innovative Recreation Cooperative will host a water ski venue for the day. Festival of Friends is hosted by the Lenoir City Pilot Club and the Lenoir City Parks and Recreation Department.

Lenoir City Park – Shelters 1, 4 and 7 (right side of the park)

Saturday, June 15, 2024

11:00am – 4:00pm

Independence Day Parade

Lenoir City’s annual holiday parade will begin again with our children’s Firecracker Run.  This is a half-mile fun run for children ages 5-12.  The run is free and the first 100 children receive a free event t-shirt.  Every runner receives a participation award.  Top prizes will be given to the first place boy and girl from each division. Participants for the parade or race can register by calling the Lenoir City Parks and Recreation Department at 986-1223.

Broadway – “C” Street to South Grand Street

Thursday, July 4th, 2024

Line-up at 10:00am at intersection of Industrial Blvd and South “C” Street

Race Check-In at 10:00am at Roane State Parking Lot

Parade/Race at 11:00am

Touch A Truck

Lenoir City Parks and Recreation welcomes all kids to come get an up close look at all the cool dump trucks, backhoes, buses, bucket trucks, police cars, fire trucks, wreckers and a helicopter! There will also be food trucks, live music and inflatables!

Lenoir City City Park

Saturday August 3rd, 2024


 Downtown Street Festival 

Our Annual Street Festival includes a classic/antique car show, live music, arts and crafts vendors, children’s play area and food vendors. The event takes place in the beautiful Historic Downtown Lenoir City area.

Saturday, September 14, 2024


Park After Dark-Combined with Halloween Town

Fun event for the whole family! Includes a costume contest, games, hayrides, inflatables, face painting, fall pictures, and light refreshments.

Saturday, October 26, 2024


Downtown Lenoir City

Christmas Tree Lighting

Kick off the holiday season with the Annual Lenoir City Tree Lighting.  This event includes: Lighting of the Lenoir City Christmas Tree, Live Christmas Music, and light refreshments!

Lenoir City Central Park

Monday, December 2, 2024

6:00-7:30pm Event is free

 Christmas Parade

Each year, thousands of families come together on a magical December night to watch the excitement of our Annual Christmas Parade. Historic downtown Lenoir City provides beautiful lights and sounds that will please parade fans everywhere! Get your float and parade entry ideas ready and help us bring Christmas to Broadway!

Thursday, December 5, 2024

Parade starts at 6:30pm

Line-up at South C Street beginning at 5:00pm

All parade participants must pre-register. Limit first 100 participants.

Evening with Santa

This event includes: Letters to Santa, 1-1 time with Santa, light refreshments, and a keepsake photo of your child with Santa. 

Lenoir City War Memorial Building

Thursday, December 12, 2024


Event is free