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World's Fair Park

Knoxville, TN
865-251-6861
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Ranked #16 of 52 Attractions in Knoxville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
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hr1487
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84 reviews 84 reviews
26 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

I read another review that dings this beautiful park because there isn't any readily available parking. Yes, the park is gorgeous and peaceful - springled with the delightful laughing of children playing in the fountains - but getting to see it is somewhat of a pain. There is public parking a few blocks away near the Museum of Art but,... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

What a great park. This was the perfect setting for a perfect proposal for my daughters fiancé to propose. With the gorgeous waterfall in the backdrop, it was simply beautiful.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
27 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We went for the day to Knoxville from Gatlinburg, but you can't park anywhere. I went in a mile long circle around the park, and everything is permit parking. The tow truck company had someone sitting there waiting for me to get out of the car to make $200+. The other enormous mistake I made is going on a Saturday... More

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Knoxville
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We have a few favorite stops when we visit downtown. We love to take our boys (ages 2 & 12) to Fort Kid play ground, it is the coolest play ground around, and unlike any others! We love to have a picnic at the fountains while the kids play in the water, and always love going to observation deck inside... More

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bristol
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Going to the park and the fair sphere is a great thing to do. The park has many young college kids if you like to people watch and they have a water fountain for children to play in the summer. Its all free!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Have been to World's Fair Park for several events. Large open area with water shoots that kids love! Only down side is that it gets very muddy after the rain.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Nice place to walk around. Not a lot going on while I was there, but really enjoyed the walk and the fountains.

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Woodbury Heights, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This park is wonderful. Every morning my husband and I went for a quick walk around the park as the sun was coming up it is a beautiful walk. During the day and evening different things going on ...

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Dubuque, Iowa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Great place for a stroll. Very close to the river walk and UT. From the hotel to the river and back up through the park is about a 2 mile walk.

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Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The World's Fair Park is a lovely place to spend some time. The view from the Sphere is beautiful and the water features in the park are very serene. It's a great place to spend an hour or two walking around and taking in the views.

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