A slice of fun for the adventurous

Kern’s Bakery is a vibrant destination where community connects—from locals and outdoor adventurers to professionals and students to out-of-town visitors and families.

Simply put, Kern’s energy and experiences bring people together.

Kern’s Bakery Food Hall’s indoor stage invites locals for open mic performances, including poetry readings, music and improv. The Outdoor Living Room’s comfortable patios and seating pods beckon guests while The Backyard offers green gathering space for concerts, movies, food trucks and pop-up carts, plus family- and pet-friendly activities, like bocce ball, corn hole or yoga.

Creative programming unites individuals, connecting the community to the arts, music, sports, entertainment and, most importantly, encouraging good ole fashioned conversation.   

Inviting to outdoor enthusiasts, Kern’s Bakery is convenient to Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness, 50 miles of trails, greenways and wilderness within 1,000 forested acres along downtown’s South Waterfront. Championed by Legacy Parks Foundation, Knoxville Urban Wilderness in an outdoor adventure area that combines exceptional recreation activities such as hiking, biking, playing, climbing and paddling alongside cultural historic assets throughout the City and breathtaking natural environs.

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