Directions to Bijou Theatre

NOTE: Please give yourself a few extra minutes to travel to the Bijou Theatre. There are several traffic lights on the way to the Bijou, and parking may take a few minutes.

From Northeast of Knoxville

(Bristol, Kingsport, Johnson City)

  • I-81 South to I-40 West towards Knoxville.
  • Take Exit #388A, James White Parkway.
  • As you exit, get into right travel lane. Merge onto James White Parkway.
  • Follow overhead signs for Neyland Drive and exit for Cumberland Ave.
  • Take exit for Cumberland Ave / to Hwy 441.
  • First traffic light is State Street (see below for parking). Go straight through traffic light onto Cumberland Ave.
  • Second traffic light is S. Gay St. The Bijou Theatre is ahead on the left (corner of S. Gay St. and Cumberland Ave.).

From North of Knoxville

(La Follette, Clinton, Lexington, KY)

  • I-75 South to I-275 South towards Knoxville.
  • I-275 South to I-40 East (towards Asheville, NC).
  • Take first exit, #388A, James White Parkway (immediately ahead).
  • As you exit, get into left lane for the Parkway (right lane becomes exit for Summit Hill Ave.).
  • Follow overhead signs for Neyland Drive and exit for Cumberland Ave.
  • Take exit for Cumberland Ave / to Hwy 441.
  • First traffic light is State Street (see below for parking). Go straight through traffic light onto Cumberland Ave.
  • Second traffic light is S. Gay St. The Bijou Theatre is ahead on the left (corner of S. Gay St. and Cumberland Ave.).

From South of Knoxville

(Chattanooga, Athens, Cleveland)

  • I-75 North to I-40 East towards Knoxville.
  • Take exit #388A, James White Parkway.
  • As you exit, get into left lane for the Parkway (right lane becomes exit for Summit Hill Ave.).
  • Follow overhead signs for Neyland Drive and exit for Cumberland Ave.
  • Take exit for Cumberland Ave / to Hwy 441.
  • First traffic light is State Street (see below for parking). Go straight through traffic light onto Cumberland Ave.
  • Second traffic light is S. Gay St. The Bijou Theatre is ahead on the left (corner of S. Gay St. and Cumberland Ave.).

From East of Knoxville

(Newport, Asheville, NC)

  • I-40 West towards Knoxville.
  • Take Exit #388A (James White Parkway).
  • As you exit, get into right travel lane. Merge onto James White Parkway.
  • Follow overhead signs for Neyland Drive and exit for Cumberland Ave.
  • Take exit for Cumberland Ave / to Hwy 441.
  • First traffic light is State Street (see below for parking). Go straight through traffic light onto Cumberland Ave.
  • Second traffic light is S. Gay St. The Bijou Theatre is ahead on the left (corner of S. Gay St. and Cumberland Ave.).

From West of Knoxville

(Kingston, Crossville, Cookville, Nashville)

  • I-40 East towards Knoxville.
  • Take exit #388A, James White Parkway.
  • As you exit, get into left lane for the Parkway (right lane becomes exit for Summit Hill Ave.).
  • Follow overhead signs for Neyland Drive and exit for Cumberland Ave.
  • Take exit for Cumberland Ave / to Hwy 441.
  • First traffic light is State Street (see below for parking). Go straight through traffic light onto Cumberland Ave.
  • Second traffic light is S. Gay St. The Bijou Theatre is ahead on the left (corner of S. Gay St. and Cumberland Ave.).