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Elevated Expectations ,Elevated Experiences, Elevated Events

Towering high in Downtown Knoxville's star filled Southern  sky  is East Tennessee's most Iconic event venue., Sunsphere Events . Originally built to host world wide travelers for the 1982 World's Fair , Knoxville's disco ball tower ,, The Sunsphere,  has since found it's new purpose in the local event planning  industry.

Offering both the 6th and 8th floor of the tower, venue owners Donna Little and Phillip Nussbaumer host a large number of various celebration types.  With corporate events and wedding rentals being the most common use of the venue space, milestone birthdays, tailgates , socials and anniversary celebrations ensure the downtown venue consistently books to yearly capacity 9-12 months in advance. Let  our team of industry professionals help you plan your next elevated event  in the always shining , incomparable  

1982 World's Fair Sunsphere .

Book your next special occasion with Sunsphere Events, THE event venue in Knoxville , Tennessee. 

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Ready to host your next corporate event?  Sunsphere Events  , a family-owned Knoxville event venue stands ready to exceed all your corporate event planning expectations.  Having either the 6th or 8th floor of The Sunsphere Tower, your clients are sure to leave impressed and energized for next years event. Our space is perfect for corporate gatherings, business luncheons, VIP conferences and convention dinners, awards ceremony and University of Tennessee sub school recruiting events. Come experience the ultimate in elevated business gatherings by booking THE corporate event venue in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

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You said "YES" .

They said "Let's do this!".

You both said "WHERE?!?!?"

Have you considered Knoxville's most unique downtown event venue ?

Located inside the iconic Sunsphere Tower, our venue offers unparalleled panoramic views of the University of Tennessee campus, The Smoky Mountains and Downtown Knoxville. Our 2 floor package includes a wedding ceremony and reception space for up to 175 guests. Call our team today to schedule you tour and start your wedding planning off in 24 karate style by "saving the date" with THE wedding venue in

Knoxville , Tennessee.

Sunsphere Events is the perfect venue for any special occasion. Located on the 6th or 8th floor of Knoxville’s iconic Sunsphere Tower, our event space offers stunning 360 degree  views of the city and options to accommodate small to grand gatherings.

From anniversaries and birthdays to baby showers, proms, rehearsal dinners, and quinceañeras, our team is dedicated to making your event unforgettable. Get in touch today to plan your dream event

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Sharing a passion to grow Knoxville's event and hospitality industry with elevated options in catering and venue rentals, local small business owners  Phillip Nussbaumer and Donna Little set out on their newest venture, Sunsphere Events.  Sunsphere Events is a premier Downtown Knoxville Event venue.

With over 40 years of industry experience, the husband and wife team have earned a well respected reputation  throughout East Tennessee  among both their clients and peers .

In 2018, the couple launched Sunsphere Events alongside their sister company, Rosas Catering . Using their proven business model, consistent delivery of flawless events and commitment to serve their community , the duo is quickly turning Sunsphere Events into East Tennessee's most sought after event venue. 

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Looking for a tailgating experience as epic as Neyland Stadium on a crisp Autumn Saturday? Yes, we can even elevate your pre-game celebration.

"Rocky Top you'll always be , home sweet home to me....good ole , Rocky Top , Rocky Top Tennessee!"  

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