Welcome to the Sunsphere!

The 4th Floor Observation Deck offers a breathtaking 360-degree view stretching from downtown to the Great Smoky Mountains including World’s Fair Park, the Tennessee River, and the University of Tennessee Campus. A 1982 World’s Fair timeline, gallery, memorabilia, and gift shop await visitors.

All guests above the age of 12 require a ticket. Children ages 12 and under are admitted for free with a paying adult.

Your email confirmation will serve as your ticket. Your ticket reserves your 30-minute Sunsphere experience. Please arrive promptly as other guests will reserve times before and/or after you. Current capacity during your 30-minute reservation is 30 people. Please be sure to account for children in your reservation.

Once on site at World’s Fair Park, go to the elevators on the ground floor of the Sunsphere. A Sunsphere Associate from Visit Knoxville will greet you and escort you on o the elevator to the 4th Floor Observation Deck.

For information on the 40th Anniversary of the 1982 World’s Fair happening throughout 2022, go to worldsfairknoxville.com