Thank you to our community sponsors:

Multiple Events  in November & December • See details below.


November 30, 2019 • 6:00 PM • Tree Lighting at 6:30 PM • Martin Luther King, Jr Community Center

H.O.M.E. (Hall-Oldfield-Maryville Empowerment) and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center partner for this annual community celebration to kick-off the Christmas holidays. Join us on November 30th for family fun and light refreshments. We will decorate the Center tree with MEMORIAL AND HONOR ornaments, which will be sold for $1.00 each. If you choose to put a tree in the lower field, please do so prior to the event with the last day being November 22nd.


December 2, 2019 (Rain Date: December 3) • 6:15 PM • Springbrook Park

Celebrate the lighting of the City of Alcoa Christmas Tree in the Upper Fields of Springbrook Park where the trails will be lit with luminaria.  Following the ceremony, there will be special music, refreshments, visits with Santa Claus, and hay rides for the children.  Event is free.


December 5, 2019 • Lighting ceremony at 6:30 PM • Blount County Courthouse

The Blount County Courthouse lawn will be illuminated by live Christmas trees of all sizes, colors, and themes. This unique month-long event allows the community to enjoy the festival by driving by or walking through for a closer look. The Festival opening will take place on the Courthouse lawn and will include entertainment, refreshments and visits with Santa Claus.  For information on entering a tree in the festival, please contact the Parks & Rec. Office at 983-9244.


December 2, 2019 • 6:00 - 8:00 PM • City of Maryville Municipal Center, 400 W. Broadway Ave., Maryville

Come and enjoy the City of Maryville Tree Lighting ceremony, hosted at the City of Maryville Municipal Center on West Broadway. This annual event features community entertainment, refreshments, and visits with Santa Claus. In the case of inclement weather, the tree lighting program will be held indoors. Event is free.


Ages 3-5: December 10, 2019

Ages 6-7: December 12, 2019

All calls are made between 5:00 - 9:00 PM

Children in Blount County can enjoy a very special telephone call from Santa Claus free of charge thanks to the continued support of volunteers from the Maryville-Alcoa Civitan Club who provide special phone lines from the North Pole. Applications can be obtained online or through the Parks & Rec. office after November 9. Deadline to register is December 9.

The Parks and Recreation Commission does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, genetic information or disabling condition in employment opportunities or in the provision of parks and recreation services.