27, 2007 - Celebrate the Fourth
of the July in 1982 World's Fair style on Wednesday July 4, 2007
at the World's Fair Park starting at 2 p.m.
Events and activites for the day include
2:00 p.m. - The International
Bazaar featuring the 1982 World's Fair Exhibit by the East Tennessee
Historical Center, entertainment, an international buffet and international
merchandise opens at the Knoxville Convention and Exhibition Center.
Enjoy the "Star Spangled Kids Zone" with an arts and crafts tent,
inflatable games, magicians, clowns, puppet shows and a balloon
artist. A variety of food vendors will open for attendees to indulge
in their favorite treats.
p.m. - Music on the WDVX Stage on the Festival Lawn. Enjoy the
Amazing Rhythm Aces and other local favorites!
2:00 p.m. - Lonetones (contemporary cool folk)
3:15 p.m. - Maid Rite String Band (Old Time Country String Music)
4:30 p.m. - Christabel and the Jons (folksy, blues, swing)
6:45 p.m. - The Amazing Rhythm Aces (Grammy Winning American Roots
6:00 p.m. - Tribute to the Worlds Fair 25th Anniversary.
A daredevil surprise kicks off the Salute to the Worlds Fair followed
by the National Anthem. A parade of nations then begins where the
22 flags from the visiting countries will be presented.
8:00 p.m. - 23rd Annual Free
Independence Day Concert on the main stage on the south lawn
featuring the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra.
9:35 p.m. - Fireworks begin!
Parking is available in lots around the World's Fair Park: 11th
Street parking garage, ADA parking at Fort Kid parking lot, World's
Fair Park parking lot, Blackstock and Locust Street Garage.
For more information, call the Knoxville Office of Special Events
Please no pets, no coolers and no alcohol.
Food and beverage are available throughout the park.