Rossini Festival International Street Fair

Knoxville Opera’s annual Rossini Festival International Street Fair, now in it’s 16th year, has been designated a “legacy event” by Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and serves as a celebration of the performing arts.  The public enjoys 11 consecutive hours of live entertainment on five outdoor stages (opera, jazz, ethnic music, gospel, modern and ethnic dance, ballet, vocal and instrumental ensembles) and the YMCA FamilyZone while shopping at exhibits of over 100 prominent Artisans and enjoying cuisine from dozens of food vendors.  This unique event transforms downtown Gay Street, Market Square, and the adjoining streets into a European-style pedestrian street mall appropriate for the entire family.  The Rossini Festival has entertained well over 500,000 people from Knox County and the surrounding region in the first 15 years!  As the Street Fair is offered free to the community, it is largely dependent upon sponsor support for its funding.

Vendor Applications

Downloadable applications to vend food/beverage, artisan, or exhibit for the 2017 Rossini Festival are below. Note that these are “fillable” pdf documents which you can conveniently fill out and return from your computer (or print them out and mail them if you wish). We look forward to welcoming all valued vendors and artisans this year!

2017 – ROSSINI Food Vendor Application
2017 – ROSSINI Artisan Application
2017 – ROSSINI Exhibitor Application

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Knoxville Opera’s 2017
Rossini Festival
International Street Fair

Saturday, April 22, 2017
10am-9pm
Downtown Knoxville

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2016’s Entertainment Schedule (2017 Entertainment Schedule coming soon!)
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2016’s Event Map (2017 Event Map coming soon!)
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