Special Events

Family Movie Night

Come enjoy a movie and refreshments with the family. Receive a complimentary ticket good for one refreshment combo that includes popcorn, drink and candy.
Friday, March 12th , 2021
War Memorial Building
Doors open at 5:30pm and movie starts at 6:00pm

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Come join the fun as you let your kids enjoy the excitement of finding a basket full of Easter eggs and having their picture made with the Easter bunny! The hunt will be broken down into 3 different age groups: ages 0-3, 4-7, and 8-12. This event is free and everyone is welcome. Bring your own baskets or bags.
Lenoir City Park – Shelters 2, 3 and 5 (left side of park near the boat launch)
Saturday, April 3rd, 2021
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! All movie ratings are posted with the title. Movies begin at dusk.
Location: Lenoir City Park

May 21st
June 18th
July 16th
Aug 20th
Sept 17th

Schools Out Pool Bash

Come to the pool and celebrate the end of another school year at our School’s Out Pool Bash where there will be music, games and lots of pool time! Concessions will be available for sale.
Claire Donahue Aquatic Center (Lenoir City Pool)
Friday May 28, 2021
6:00pm – 8:00pm for grades K – 5th
8:00pm – 10:00pm for Middle School and High School
This event is FREE

Festival Of Friends

The festival is 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, games, and vendors.
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. Other sponsors include local businesses and community service organizations of Lenoir City, and the Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center, Ingles, and Wamplers.
Admission is free.
Lenoir City Park – Shelters 1, 4 and 7 (right side of the park)
Saturday, June 19, 2021
11:00am – 4:00pm

4th of July Parade

This year’s parade will be held on Saturday, July 3rd. We will be kicking off the parade with our annual 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
Saturday, July 3, 2021
Line-up at 10:00am on South “C” Street beside Hubbell
Parade/Race at 11:00am – “C” Street

Cool Down In Downtown

“Cool Down in Downtown” is a homemade ice cream contest that will be held in downtown Lenoir City. Local businesses, church groups, schools, civic groups or anyone in the general public are welcome to enter a team(s). Teams must provide their own ice cream, tables and chairs, tent (optional) and decorations/props to set up their booth. Parks and Recreation will provide serving spoons, cups and napkins and voting ballots. The winner will be voted on by the public and will receive the coveted “silver scoop”! This is a wonderful way to get involved in the community and do fun PR for your organization.
For more information please contact the Lenoir City and Recreation Department at 986-1223.
Downtown Lenoir City Central Park on Broadway.
Thursday, August 12, 2021
6:00pm – 7:30pm
There is no entry fee required.

Breast Cancer Awareness

Lenoir City Parks and Recreation and the City of Lenoir City are dedicated to providing support for Breast Cancer. Our mission is to help the families in Lenoir City affected by this disease by spending time in the community, throughout October, raising money and awareness at many different events. For more information on how you can become involved or for a list of events, contact Lenoir City Parks and Recreation. Help us by joining the fight, because together we can make a difference.

Downtown Street Festival

Lenoir City Parks and Recreation will partner once again with the Lenoir City Civitan Club for a street festival that includes a classic car show, live music, arts and crafts and food vendors. It will take place in the beautiful Historic Downtown Lenoir City area.
Broadway ~ Lenoir City (between B Street and Kingston Street)
Saturday in September TBD
10:00am – 2:00 pm
Participants of the Festival MUST pre-register to participate.

Park After Dark

This is a fun event for the whole family! Event will include costume contest, games, hayrides, fall pictures, and light refreshments.
Thursday, October 28, 2021
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Wampler-Keith Park

Christmas Parade/Tree Lighting

Kick-off the holiday season with the Lenoir City Christmas Parade! Each year, thousands of families come together on a magical December night to watch the excitement of a parade and catch the first glimpses of Santa as the holiday season begins. 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 the magic of Christmas to Broadway!
Downtown Lenoir City -C Street to Pike Street
Thursday, December 2, 2021
Line -up will be at Yale Commercial Locks parking lot starting at 5:00pm                                                                                                                                                        The parade will kick off at 6:30pm
All parade participants MUST pre-register.


The Tree Lighting at Central Park will be Monday November 29th, 2021 at 6:00pm

Evening With Santa

Lenoir City Parks and Recreation would like to invite children and families to attend an evening with Santa.
This event includes 1-1 time with Santa, light refreshments, crafts, games
and a keepsake photo of your child with Santa.
War Memorial Building
Thursday, December 9, 2021
6:00-7:30 P.M.
This event is free

City of Lenoir City

530 Hwy 321 N
Lenoir City, TN  37771

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 445
Lenoir City, TN  37771