Signature Events

Ijams hosts a series of signature events from fundraisers and community cleanups to marketplaces and festivals.

Several key events have longstanding positions on Knoxville’s social calendar. In 2019, Ijams will celebrate the 30th Ijams River Rescue and Ijams’ 34th annual Symphony in the Park! These events are beloved annual traditions for East Tennessee residents.

While Ijams offers several signature events, new things are being added all the time. Be sure to check the Events Calendar to see what’s happening at Ijams!

Events Calendar


Ijams River Rescue April 6, 2019


Wonder of Hummingbirds Festival Aug. 24, 2019


Ijams’ Symphony in the Park Sept. 8, 2019