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 2014 - THIS WEEKEND!

Every year on the last weekend in September | September 26-28

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!

Please check http://www.nationalmuscadinefestival.com final schedule.

Making Spirits Bright | The Bobby Todd Christmas Open House

October 9-12, 2014

Bobby Todd Antiques in historic Downtown Sweetwater is hosting their annual Christmas Open House on Thursday, October 9 from 5pm to 8 pm. The Bobby Todd Christmas Open House continues on Friday, October 10 and Saturday, October 11 from 10 to 5, and Sunday, October 12 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, KD Vintage, Shiny Brite, Cody Foster, Bethany Lowe, Joe Spencer, Nicole Sayre, and the Round Top Collection.

Bobby Todd 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 cafes’.

Please check Bobby Todd Antiques website for more information. click on the events tab or like us on Facebook. Please note: Bobby Todd Antiques will be closed Monday, October 6, Tuesday, October 7, and Wednesday, October 8 to prepare for the Christmas Open House.

Gallery Reception & Artists’ Open Studio Tours

Tuesday, Oct. 14th, 9am. - 2pm

Festivities commence at 9am. Welcome Champagne Reception, Open Studio Tours of (4) Four Participating Sweetwater Artists’. Tour Passes include lunch at Hunter’s Café and Bakery or the Mansion in Sweetwater’s Historic Downtown. Enjoy Hugh Mc Campbell on the piano at the Mansion and Robert Burleson’s classical guitar at Hunter’s. Artists’ Gifts will be awarded at the Gallery at the 2p.m. drawing. Tour Passes for lunch valid from 11am - 2pm.

Please check out www.sweetwatergalleryonmain.com for more information.

Sweetwater Flower Shop Turns 50!

Friday, Nov. 7th, 5-8pm and Saturday, Nov. 8th, 9am-5pm

Celebrate Sweetwater Flower Shop's Golden Anniversary with their Christmas Open House. Hors D'Oeuvres and Champagne will be served from 5-8pm on Friday evening, November 7th. They will feature their largest selection of holiday gifts and decor ever! All are invited!

A Small Town Christmas — Saturday, November 29th, 2014

DATE & TIME: Saturday, November 29th, 2014, 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.