Hola Festival 2019

The Hola Festival was one of the first festivals I covered after I started this website. It has continued to be one of my favorites as it has moved through a number of locations and configurations. It also continues to be a Knoxville favorite, attracting large crowds for its mix of great food and cultural […]

Hola Festival 2018

I’m pretty sure I’ve never reported on an Hola Festival this far after the event itself. Modern attention spans being what they are, people have moved on. Still, I think the event is worth documenting each year as it is one our most colorful and joyful events. It starts on Saturday night, and that’s an […]

Hola Festival 2016 Draws Big Crowds for a Happy Celebration

I’ve said before that Hola is one of my favorite festivals of the year. Knoxville has just a little more of an international, big city feel with the sights and sounds of other cultures filling Market Square and nearby areas. Yesterday’s festival replicated the success of the many years of Hola in downtown Knoxville. While […]