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World's Fair Park

Knoxville, TN
+1 865-215-8161
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Quiet in the middle of busy

Downtown can be busy, but this is a quieter area to walk, bike, picnic, sit, people watch, or play... read more

Reviewed yesterday
2doglady
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Knoxville, Tennessee
Meh. Fine.

This park has potential but really feels just like a glorified green space. Parking is difficult... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
SoEveryDay
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Greenville, South Carolina
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  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
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“water features” (21 reviews)
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Knoxville, TN
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"sun sphere"
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"observation deck"
in 38 reviews
"water features"
in 21 reviews
"war memorial"
in 10 reviews
"the holiday inn"
in 9 reviews
"convention center"
in 24 reviews
"splash pad"
in 22 reviews
"sunsphere tower"
in 16 reviews
"nice place to walk"
in 10 reviews
"museum of art"
in 12 reviews
"kids play"
in 6 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 6 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 8 reviews
"downtown knoxville"
in 24 reviews
"walk around"
in 10 reviews
"a great place to spend"
in 6 reviews
"market square"
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Reviewed yesterday

Downtown can be busy, but this is a quieter area to walk, bike, picnic, sit, people watch, or play. The splash pad is a great area to keep cool on the hot days and there is a large open grassy area with a few trees...More

Thank 2doglady
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This park has potential but really feels just like a glorified green space. Parking is difficult, locating the park itself is kind of difficult too.

Thank SoEveryDay
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice flat park with a water splash area. The Sunsphere has a free observation deck which is handicap accessible. The designated parking isn't always available though if there's something going on at the convention center. You'll have to park a couple blocks away and walk....More

1  Thank kytraveler327
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We love coming here and just walking around taking in the beauty of Knoxville. So much always going on and food and entertainment are all around you. Plenty of culture if that is what your looking for but also a great place to ride bikes,...More

Thank Melissa L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a pretty park near downtown that has splash pads and a playground for children. There are a lot of events and races that originate here, so always be sure to check their website.

Thank jlburritt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After seeing an episode of The Simpsons I had to go to the top of top of the Sunsphere to see if there was a wig shop... there was not, but there were GREAT views. The park is very nice and inviting! The fountain is...More

Thank Food-A-neista
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Big Kahuna Wing Festival this weekend and the park was beautiful. There was a nice splash pad for the kids too. Plenty of shops around to grab a bite to eat or shop. The wing festival was terrible. It was deathly...More

Thank myakamden
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The lawn was gorgeous and the water fountains were so invited we ran through them. The Sunshere was FREE! The hours are 8 am - 10 pm. The view of the city was great! The Beerfest and the Big Kauna Wing Festival made for a...More

1  Thank lgideon25
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently the water fountains have been shut down, but when they are working this is a very nice place for an evening stroll.

1  Thank Roadshowforbusiness
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Relaxing park, site of the World's Fair. Good views from the Fair Tower, which is free to access surprisingly enough. Great place for a relaxing stroll.

Thank Vincent R
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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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Butterys2013
10 June 2016|
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Response from LauraLazewski | Reviewed this property |
Park in the worlds fair park lot. It's maybe a block away but free!
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Thelrose
21 January 2016|
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Response from James S | Reviewed this property |
No I don't believe so!
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