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Address: 701 Henley Street, Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone Number: +1 865-522-5669
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Safe to walk to downtown where all the shops and restaurants are located on Gay Street

This is a very large area. Next to the Sunsphere. Many local and national events are held here. Sundays there is church service if you'd like to partake. There is a pedestrian... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is a very large area. Next to the Sunsphere. Many local and national events are held here. Sundays there is church service if you'd like to partake. There is a pedestrian bridge that connects the convention center to McClung and other streets. So safe to walk to downtown where all the shops and restaurants are located on Gay Street.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I recently attended the FanBoy Expo held at the Knoxville Convention Center. I had been to the same event held there last year also. The Knoxville Convention Center is a very nice place to have a convention or large meeting. It is well laid out and in great condition. All the convention center employees were also very helpful especially the... More 

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Daphne, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Needs a more defined sign as we found it by accident even when the nav system said we are their! Lots of room, clean, clean bathrooms and a great location with free parking!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This convention center is unlike most in that it has a beautiful permenant art collection valued at over one million dollars. There is also artwork on loan from the Knoxville Museum of Art which is conveniently located one block from the center and is also free to attendees. It is awesome to see a city support the arts and expose... More 

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Dandridge, Tennessee
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

We visited the home show. There was plenty of room and they had the vendors arranged in a great lay out. The place is very large and clean. They had the place very well lit and kept it at a comfortable temp. for everyone. I would definitely attend an other event here.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Knoxville has a great convention center. The Home and garden show was a little less than I remember it being several years back. $10 is a big fee for the event. Fortunately it benefits the Dogwood Arts Festival which is a wonderful good all around enjoyable event.

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Newport, Tennessee
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18 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Well first visit to the convention center in knoxville and not a great day in sure but the car show was running and seemed like a good place to look at new cars all at one venue. The center is your standard smaller venue in good shape hall was warm on a cold day and clean. Food almost unavailable a... More 

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Big Stone Gap, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Attended a cheerleading competition held by Cheersport at the Convention Center. Very nice but they only had Pepsi products... Need a better variety at their concession locations.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The Knoxville Convention Center does not impress me. We recently attended the Knoxville Hall of Fame dinner, and they should be embarrassed about the food the was served. It was cold and bland tasting.

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Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I've attended many functions in this convention center, both as an attendee and an exhibitor. There is not parking directly attached. While there is parking somewhat close, anything is a walk. And when it is really hot or really cold, both of which are common here, it is not that fun. It is located in a relatively safe part of... More 

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Additional Information about Knoxville Convention Center

Address: 701 Henley Street, Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone Number: +1 865-522-5669
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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