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World's Fair Park

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Address: Knoxville, TN
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Originally the site of the 1982 Worlds Fair (originally titled Energy Expo), the city has built a very nice public space. Complete with fountains, lake and waterfall (man-made... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

great great place for any occasion. fun to bring the family out especiall during the summer when the kids can play in the fountains. good hang out spot. date spot.love coming here

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Originally the site of the 1982 Worlds Fair (originally titled Energy Expo), the city has built a very nice public space. Complete with fountains, lake and waterfall (man-made) it is the site of many interesting events throughout the year. The place comes alive 3 seasons out of the year as diverse events usually pack the grounds.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The World's Fair Park is a nice place to take the Family. There is a place for the children to play in the water. A place just to relax and the children having fun. It is also a nice place for couples to enjoy.

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1 Thank Lauren D
Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

its a great place to spend the day just hanging out. It has a walking path, a playground water pads for kids. lots of festivals.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I visit every time I come to Knoxville and it is always something new and worth it every time. Great views of the city. The elevator gets a bit scary at times but has not failed us yet.

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Olympic National Park, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hold on to your had in the elevator, just kidding. the ride to the top is something. When those doors open the view is spectacular & breath-taking. Be sure & go up there with someone who know Knoxville & can point out the land marks.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

a great place to allow children free rein with close proximity to downtown activity and events! a big asset would be convenient parking as it is virtually nonexistent. the World's Fair Tower is in sad repair and the elevator to the observation deck is very sketchy in appearance. the ceiling vent looked to be a biohazard in that it had... More 

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1 Thank Diane S
Knoxville, TN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visit the Park often. It is on the 10-acre site of Knoxville’s 1982 World's Fair. The Sun Sphere, Knoxville Convention Center, Museum of Art and Amphitheater are in walking distance. The Park is a large open lawn, with streams and waterfalls. Good camera site.The Veterans Memorial, at the entrance, has names of 6,200 veterans from East... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking distance from the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Located in World's Fair Park, the last location in the United States to house a Worlds Fair. The view from the top of the Sunsphere is 360 degrees of beautiful scenery and full of information regarding history, sports, attractions, etc. A Must Do!!

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1 Thank Patricia M
Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place for events; water features; World's Fair tower; civic center; mostly concrete; nice playground adjoins.

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