*** THE 2021 MARKET AT MARY COSTA PLAZA WILL OPEN ON MAY 1. IN THE MEANTIME, SHOP WITH SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE MMCP VENDORS AT OUR 2021 WINTER FARMERS’ MARKET! ***
COVID-19 UPDATES: See our COVID-19 RESPONSE page for more details about the COVID-19 safety protocols in place at our markets.
Mary Costa Plaza, outdoors at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum
500 Howard Baker Jr. Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37915
The Market at Mary Costa Plaza is the temporary location of the Saturday Market Square Farmers’ Market during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Market at Mary Costa Plaza will continue to operate during the scheduled 2021 Market Square Farmers’ Market season (May 1 – December 18, 2021) until a return to Market Square is deemed safe by the City of Knoxville and Nourish Knoxville.
The Market at Mary Costa Plaza will consist of local farm, food, and craft vendors from the Market Square Farmers’ Market.
Free parking is available in Garage A, across Howard Baker Jr. Avenue from Mary Costa Plaza. Additional parking is available along Howard Baker Jr. Avenue.
Since opening its doors in 1961, the Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum (KCAC) has been an important part of the city’s entertainment scene. The venue has hosted musicals, theatrical productions, sporting events, circuses, and concerts featuring such notable performers as the Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder, and Jimmy Buffett.
The facility draws an eclectic crowd of more than 250,000 people per year through a wide array of events. It is home to the Knoxville Ice Bears, four-time Southern Professional Hockey League champions. It also hosts Disney on Ice, Disney Live!, the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Pops Series, and a variety of musicals and concerts suited to large and small audiences.
For more information about the Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum, visit their website.