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Market at Mary Costa Plaza


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 FAQ

  • Due to health and safety concerns pets are prohibited on Mary Costa Plaza. Service animals are permitted.

Dates and Hours:

  • May 2 – November 21
    • Wednesdays, 10 am – 1 pm*
    • Saturdays, 9 am – 1 pm*
  • No farmers’ markets scheduled during the week of November 22 – November 28.
  • December 5, 12, and 19
    • Saturdays, 10 am – 1 pm*

* The first hour of each market is dedicated to the elderly and immunocompromised.


Location:

Mary Costa Plaza, outdoors at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum
500 Howard Baker Jr. Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915


About the Market:

The 2020 Market at Mary Costa Plaza is a new farmers’ market started in place of the 2020 Market Square Farmers’ Market due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Market at Mary Costa Plaza will continue to operate during the scheduled 2020 Market Square Farmers’ Market season (May 2 – December 19, 2020) 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.


Participating Vendors:

Interested in which vendors will be attending? Check out our INTERACTIVE MAP!


Parking and Transportation:

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.

We are on the FREE, KAT trolley Blue Line and just a short walk (1 block) from the KAT Transfer Station.


About the Venue:

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.

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