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Knoxville Convention Center

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good place for large conventions

We were down here for Wing Ding 40; the fact that we could park next door in the garage each day... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
John K
Covington, Kentucky
Here for th Gold Wing Road Riders Association Rally

Eight of us were down for the GWRRA motorcycle rally. We were impressed that city police were there... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Wallace J B
Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

My husband and I decided to visit downtown Knoxville and go to the Sunsphere. The Sunsphere is located in the Worlds Fair Park. There are a set of elevators that takes you up to the observation deck. We were fortunate that the sky was clear...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Theresa H
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Knoxville Convention Center is always a fun place to visit each year. The Largest Food City Food Show & Party in Knoxville, TN My son and I love going to this amazing family event, every year. The Food City Food Show will return to the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Dionne F
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We were down here for Wing Ding 40; the fact that we could park next door in the garage each day was a big plus. Lots of space for the vendors, lots of space for ceremonies; all in all, a good location!.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John K
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We went for Comic Con. Even with everything that was going on it was still clean and attractive. I am completely impressed with the level that the convention center was able to achieve.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jeni S
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Eight of us were down for the GWRRA motorcycle rally. We were impressed that city police were there to guide us to an indoor parking lot that was free to rally participants. We loved the facility with it's mulit layers and access to the World's...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wallace J B
Reviewed 29 August 2018

I have been several times for conventions, but came for a Teen Board. It was so hot outside taking pictures, but when we finished and went in, there was no kiosk or anything to buy a drink! I don’t drink from water fountains, and we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We went for Teen board...seating was supposed to be separated based on how much you paid and certain tickets required black tie, however everyone sat together on chairs staked on bleacher seats. Why pay $20 a ticket & have to dress black tie when you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Beth G
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Convention center is large with several floors and sizes of rooms. There's a very large gym-like area in the basement that can hold several hundred people. There were also many other rooms for smaller crowds. Location is great...close to Holiday inn Downtown and The Tennessean...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 2bemullins5
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

So though we never ventured inside the convention center, we did enjoy the grounds surrounding it! The outdoor Amphitheater is pretty awesome! The river is running literally beside it and it has the giant sphere which I believe marks its location and also was the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LPXplore
Reviewed 10 July 2018

But some idiot FORGOT to include parking. There is handicapped parking in the back at a drop off location and all kinds of scary signs saying you can't park there (at least they THOUGHT about handicapped). SO you get to pay at least ten bucks...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
Don't think there is any parking close by; give them a call and see what they might suggest.