Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Insider tips to attending Greekfest in Knoxville, Tennessee

Greekfest in Knoxville, Tennessee is one of the cultural town experiences that makes this town a great place to live, work or play. Many people look forward to this annual event of color, history and culture. The cool fall air makes it a perfect for getting out and enjoying the fun.

Travelers will benefit from the insider tips to attending Greekfest in Knoxville, Tennessee. There is no shortage of Knoxvillians who may want to add their own insights. If you are reading this and can make other suggestions for visitors go ahead. Leave a message for them by clicking "comments" in the section below.

Insider tips for Greekfest in Knoxville, Tennessee
Parking
Shuttle buses run every few minutes from Laurel Church of Christ and Western Plaza Shopping Center. Both locations are on the opposite side of the street from St. George Greek Orthodox Church. The shopping center is about a mile away and the church is a few blocks. Some people may choose to walk from the church to the festival. That's really not possible from the shopping center.

Insider tips for Greekfest in Knoxville, Tennessee
Getting there
Take I-40 to the Alcoa Hwy. exit. Turn right onto Kingston Pike at the exit. Laurel Church of Christ will be on the right about a mile from this point. Go down a little farther and you will come to the Western Plaza Shopping Center. Parking is available at either location.

Insider tips for Greekfest in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Basic Necessities
Good walking shoes are needed. Sunscreen may also be a good idea. You may find yourself wanting extra batteries for the camera. There is a marketplace with jewelry and other items that have been imported. Bringing a reusable tote can help you carry your items home.

Insider tips for Greekfest in Knoxville, Tennessee
Food
Don't bring a cooler unless you are planning to take food back with you. Coolers are bulky, hard to carry on the bus and you won't need it. 

Insider tips for Greekfest in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Admission
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