Join us on Friday, October 4 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of First Friday!

In addition to all of your favorite First Friday events, we’ll have artists demonstrating their work, musicians performing throughout the city, and more.  You won’t want to miss it!

Thousands of people cast their votes for Knox County Public Library’s popular outdoor movie series, and the results are in! Every Friday night from September 13 thru October 18, the Square transforms into an outdoor movie theater where folks bring their chairs, blankets and picnic baskets. This year’s line-up features the most popular titles from a decade of movies that have been shown on Market Square since the series began in 2004.

And the winners are:

  • 9/13 Despicable Me (PG – 2010)
  • 9/20 E.T. the Extra-terrestrial (PG – 1982)
  • 9/27 Jurassic Park (PG13 – 1993)
  • 10/4 The Princess Bride (PG – 1987)
  • 10/11* Back to the Future (PG – 1985) featuring a special preshow event with Joe Castillo presenting Sandstory®
  • 10/18 Iron Man (PG13 – 2008)Spread the word and follow us: #MktSqMovies @KnoxReads! *SPECIAL EVENT ON OCTOBER 11: Joe Castillo presents Sandstory®.The Library is pleased to partner with the Tennessee Association for the Education of Young Children Conference as they host Joe Castillo and Sandstory® on the stage of Movies on Market Square prior to the screening of Back to the Future. Castillo was a finalist on 2012 American’s Got Talent. He creates stories in images as he draws in sand on a light table, choreographed to music.

    The Market Square Farmers’ Market is an open-air farmers’ market located on Market Square in the heart of downtown Knoxville. Everything at the MSFM is grown or made by the vendor in the East Tennessee region. Products vary by the seasons and include produce, eggs, honey, herbs, free-range meat, bread, baked goods, salsas, coffee and artisan crafts. With interactive fountains, delicious local food and entertainment, the MSFM is a perfect family destination. For events, please visit the events page on this website. Hours are Wednesday from 11a.m. to 2p.m. and Saturday from 9a.m. to 2p.m., May 1- November 23, 2013.