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Weddings &

Celebrate at Ijams!

Centrally located just five minutes from downtown, Ijams is one of Knoxville’s greatest natural treasures, offering beautiful venues – indoors and out – for your next special event. With unique areas, Ijams has something for every party type. Whether you're hosting a small get-together, an outdoor wedding, or a large corporate retreat, the Ijams event staff will help you and your guests create memorable moments surrounded in nature.

Ijams uses best practices to ensure every event is eco-friendly, and rental fees support Ijams' mission. Contact Ijams Rentals Coordinator, Katie Brittian, for more information or to schedule a consultation at +1865-577-4717 ext. 1011 or

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Celebrate your big day in the middle of Knoxville's Urban Wilderness. The rustic, natural beauty of Ijams offers unique, affordable options in planning your perfect union. Ijams offers secluded indoor and outdoor options with add-on features to truly make memories that last a lifetime.

Birthday Packages

Allow Ijams to take the stress out of your child's next birthday party. Go sip on a nice cup of coffee in the Visitor Center while Ijams' team leads the cavalry. 

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Meetings, Retreats & Parties

From a 20-person meeting to a corporate retreat for 400, Ijams will ensure that your next event is a memorable success! Ask about special nonprofit discounts for meetings and events.



Ijams hosts dozens of races every year at Mead's Quarry and the Ijams Visitor Center. Whether you run, bike, swim, or all three, Ijams' event staff help make it easy for race coordinators and participants! Ijams welcomes races with up to 500 attendees.

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