ArabFest Returns

Scenes from ArabFest 2017.

ArabFest Returns

The 5th annual celebration of Knoxville’s Arab-American community brings music, dance and falafels to the UT campus.

by jesse fox mayshark • october 24, 2018

scenes from arabfest 2017. (Photos courtesy of arab-american club of knoxville)   

When Knoxville ArabFest 2018 kicks off this weekend on the University of Tennessee campus, it will include food vendors, music, dancers and a fashion show highlighting the styles of the Arab world.
"We are the Christians, the Muslims, the Jews, the atheists."
The fifth annual celebration of the diversity of Knoxville’s Arab-American community will span two days, from noon Friday to 6 p.m. Saturday, with participants from more than a dozen countries and cultures stretching from North Africa across the Middle East.
“The culture is all about the music, the arts, the arch...

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