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World's Fair Park

Knoxville, TN
+1 865-215-8161
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In warm weather children can play in the fountains

Home or the one World's Fair that actually made money. Lots of places nearby for tasty snacks and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
wendallb2018
Worth the wait

It took years for the site to be redeveloped, but it is now so, so much prettier than before. I... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2018
heyjudithz
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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  • Excellent46%
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“sun sphere” (37 reviews)
“water features” (20 reviews)
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Knoxville, TN
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"splash pad"
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"sunsphere tower"
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"kids play"
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"nice place to walk"
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"beautiful area"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Home or the one World's Fair that actually made money. Lots of places nearby for tasty snacks and plenty of free parking.

Thank wendallb2018
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

It took years for the site to be redeveloped, but it is now so, so much prettier than before. I love the huge pond that creates a waterfall effect over near the convention center. I love the little section around the Rachmaninoff statue. I love...More

Thank heyjudithz
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

It was a little cloudy but fun to go to the observation deck and walk around at see the history. Park is also pleasant. Since it was so cold, not many visitors. If you are in Knoxville for other things, go check this place out!

Thank BearTravels33
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Ride the elevator to the Observation Tower in the Sunsphere for free, and see the University of Tennessee, World's Fair Park, Tennessee River and more. Also, read the many markers with the history of the 1982 World's Fair and Knoxville.

Thank D3723PSmichellem
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

The park is quite beautiful, however the main attraction was closed due to construction so we could not go to observation deck. When checked the website it did not mention this, so we lost precious time going here and not able to go to the...More

3  Thank DCA889
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

My mother was visiting Knoxville so we went for a walk around World’s Fair Park. It’s really a great space right in the heart of the city. Check it out if you have a chance.

Thank SUBZEROSKIDD10
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Be sure to take the elevator to the observation area. You can walk around the entire floor and see the area from a different perspective. I was there during the World's Fair - and currently live within 5 minutes. I love to go there as...More

Thank koyosara
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Went the the Sunsphere for a private dinner for my son’s fraternity. Had never been in the building and couldn’t believe how nice it was. The 360 view of Knoxville was great.

Thank K F
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

there's a lot to do here. A great kids' playground and the sunsphere is worth the trip up, although the windows are quite dirty. At least it's free!

Thank fozjon
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

Pretty to walk though and enjoy the paths. Nicely lite at night. The path is clean and cement no problems with walking it.

Thank Elizabeth S
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heinz2016
2 July 2017|
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Response from slynetlewis | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are welcomed at the park. They may need to be on a leash if they like to run around a lot, but, if they stick with you, it should be okay to go without a leash.
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Response from a_mans_nightmare | Reviewed this property |
there are plenty of places to park ,they have garages and st parking
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21 January 2016|
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Response from James S | Reviewed this property |
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