Events in Sweetwater

Sweetwater has events all year long. From parades to festivals, we have something going on for every season of the year. We love to have fun in Sweetwater, and when we get together, it's like a big family. Come be a part of our fun this year!


National Muscadine Festival 2016

Every year on the last weekend in September | September 23-25

The National Muscadine Festival is held in September to kick off the harvest season in Sweetwater. This festival is a huge event, full of live music, inflatables, great food and fun for the entire family. During the National Muscadine Festival, you will be able to tour Tsali Notch, the largest muscadine vineyard in the state, and see the unique fruit ripe for picking.

Admission is Free!

Download the Event Schedule Here

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Please check http://www.nationalmuscadinefestival.com for final schedule and more information.

Making Spirits Bright | The Bobby Todd Christmas Open House

October 6-9, 2016

Bobby Todd Antiques in historic downtown Sweetwater is hosting their annual Christmas Open House on Thursday, October 6, from 10 to 7. The Bobby Todd Christmas Open House continues on Friday, October 7, and Saturday, October 8, from 10 to 5 and Sunday, October 9, from 1 to 5.

Each year Bobby Todd is transformed into a Christmas wonderland that captivates children of all ages. From the magical holiday window display to the whimsical and nostalgic holiday décor inside, Bobby Todd evokes a vintage spirit that will take you back to cherished childhood memories. Featured Christmas lines and artists include Byers’ Choice, Lori Mitchell, Shiny Brite, Cody Foster, Bethany Lowe, and Joe Spencer.

Bobby Todd’s sales associates have been as busy as Santa’s elves displaying these unique holiday décor items. During the Christmas Open House, Bobby Todd will also unveil their newest gift selections, quality antique furniture, and colorful accessories for your home.

As always, Bobby Todd offers complimentary holiday gift bag packaging, which makes it the perfect place to “wrap up” your Christmas shopping. Watch eyes light up every time someone receives a gift in a Bobby Todd gift bag.

During the Bobby Todd Christmas Open House, be sure to register to win fabulous door prizes, enjoy scrumptious holiday treats, and visit with old friends and make new ones.

Bobby Todd is located in historic downtown Sweetwater, approximately 35 minutes from West Knoxville. Downtown Sweetwater is a shopper’s paradise with antique shops, ladies boutiques, gift stores, and cafés.

For more information regarding the Bobby Todd Christmas Open House, visit BobbyToddAntiques.com and click on the events tab or like us on Facebook.

Please note: Bobby Todd Antiques will be closed from Monday, October 3 through Wednesday, October 5 to prepare for the Christmas Open House.

The Mansion Cooking Classes - Fall 2016 Schedule

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - Fall Menu

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - Make & Take (Freezer meals so you are ready for the holidays.)

Call 423.351.0080 for Details

Sweetwater Flower Shop Holiday Open House

November 3-5, 2016. Call 423.337.6623 for details.

Come shop our largest selection of holiday gifts and decor ever! All are invited!

A Small Town Christmas — Saturday, November 26th, 2014

DATE & TIME: Saturday, November 26th, 2016, 5:00pm - 9pm
LOCATION: Downtown Sweetwater

Join us again this year for one of Sweetwater's most beloved events! Leave the traffic and the crowds at the shopping malls behind and enjoy a Family Friendly evening of fun for everyone! This year will be our best event ever! Here's what we have planned:

  • HORSE & BUGGY RIDES
  • PICTURES WITH SANTA AND AN ELF
  • FESTIVE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AND DECORATIONS
  • HOT CHOCOLATE AND HOME MADE HOLIDAY TREATS
  • CHRISTMAS SHOPPING AND STORE SPECIALS
  • ANTIQUE FIRE TRUCK
  • MARSHMALLOW ROAST
  • CHILDREN'S "GO FISH" POND
  • CHILDREN'S SHOPPING AREA
  • HAY RIDES THROUGH HISTORIC SWEETWATER NEIGHBORHOODS

Saturday After Thanksgiving

Leave the traffic and the crowds at the shopping malls behind and enjoy a family friendly evening of fun for everyone. Activities include horse and buggy rides, pictures with Santa, Christmas shopping, and hayrides through Historic Downtown Sweetwater.

Stores will be open late and serving treats.