Knoxville, TN is renowned around the country as a classic sports town. From 100,000 people flocking to town to catch a football game on a fall Saturday or the best anglers in the world fishing on the water of the Tennessee River in the Bassmaster Classic, Knoxville does it all. Additionally, with over 70,000 sq. feet of sport court tile, Knoxville will floor you… literally. Our staff, along with our venue partners, can help accommodate your vision for an event with our floors ranging from basketball, volleyball, dance, and much more! For those with an affinity for the outdoors, Knoxville’s “Urban Wilderness” also offers 50 miles of interconnected trails along with a 500-acre nature center, which can serve as host to a variety of trail running or mountain biking events. The Visit Knoxville Sports Commission staff is excited to welcome you to our nature-loving-adventure-seeking-sports-kinda-town and make your next event a success!
Knoxville is well-known throughout the region as a diverse city with a multitude of attractions to fit any interest. With over 90 restaurants within walking distance of one square mile of downtown, including Good Morning America's "Nicest Place in America" Yassin's Falafel House, there are plenty of options to feed any craving. Additionally, Knoxville is home to five rooftop bars with scenic views of the city, one of only two Dick's House of Sport stores in the United States, and many family-friendly entertainment options like Main Event, Cinnebarre, and much more to unwind after a long day of competition!
International airports near Knoxville, TN
175 miles: Nashville, TN (BNA / KBNA) Nashville International Airport
223 miles: Atlanta, GA (ATL / KATL) Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
228 miles: Charlotte, NC (CLT / KCLT) Charlotte Douglas International Airport
247 miles: Louisville, KY (SDF / KSDF) Louisville International Airport
Domestic airports near Knoxville, TN
14 miles: Knoxville, TN (TYS / KTYS) McGhee Tyson Airport
100 miles: Blountville, TN (TRI / KTRI) Tri-Cities Regional Airport
105 miles: Chattanooga, TN (CHA / KCHA) Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport
123 miles: Asheville, NC (AVL / KAVL) Asheville Regional Airport
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