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Blount Mansion Christmas Party

Please join us for a COVID-SAFER Christmas Party at Blount Mansion and the Craighead-Jackson House. We invite you to wander at your leisure between our two historic homes.

Thursday, Dec. 2nd 6-9pm. Featuring cocktails, passed hors d’oeuvres, live music, beautiful seasonal decorations created by the Knoxville Garden Club, and plenty of space to spread out inside two historic houses.

$75 per person.

RSVP by Nov. 22nd: – (865) 525-2375

Hosted by: Amb. & Mrs. Victor Ashe, Mr. & Mrs. Steve Bailey, Ellen Capito, Howard Capito, Arthur Coston, Mr. & Mrs. Jim Haslam II, Ms. Sherri Lee, Mr. Mark Love, Dr. Susan Martin, Mr. Sandy McNabb, Ms. Sara Phillips, Mr. & Mrs. Gaines Pittenger, Dr. & Mrs. Joe Pryse, Mrs. Debby Schriver, Mr. Dean Smith, Mr. & Mrs. Caesar Stair, and Mr. John Z.C. Thomas

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Holiday Open House

A popular annual Christmas tradition returns for the first time since 2019--the Blount Mansion Holiday Open House! Join us as the Birthplace of Tennessee is festooned with beautiful seasonal decorations created by the Knoxville Garden Club. The adjacent circa-1818 Craighead-Jackson House will also wear festive adornments. Volunteers from our craft school will also create historical handicrafts.

5-8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 3rd--coinciding with the annual Knoxville Christmas Parade.

Free admission!

Plan Your Event at Blount Mansion!

The Blount Mansion Visitors Center and gardens are available for use for special events throughout the year. The Visitors Center can comfortably seat about 80 people theater-style and approximately 40-50 people for a sit down dinner. The space can accommodate about 100 for a standing reception.

A small, fully-equipped kitchen and tables and chairs are also available upon request. Rental fees vary depending on size of group, date and time, and set up. Local, community-based, non-profit organizations are encouraged to use the Blount Mansion Visitors Center and Craighead-Jackson House for a fee. Contact us at or call (865) 525-2375 for more information about event rental space.