A Special Souvenir Ornament Being Sold to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of the 1982 World’s Fair

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The city of Knoxville celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the 1982 World’s Fair this Saturday.

Admission to the event at World’s Fair Park is free. There will be music, exhibits, food trucks and fireworks to end the day.

A special souvenir will be sold which will help raise money for the Sunsphere Fund. European handcrafted glass ornaments are being released by Joy to the World, an ornament company founded by Knoxville resident Lisa Kelechava, to commemorate the 40th Anniversary Celebration of the World’s Fair.

In addition to the World’s Fair ornaments, Joy to the World will also create a Gay Street Sign ornament which will be priced at $20 and be released on June 1st.

For a link to purchase this ornament, please go to https://shop.visitknoxville.com/products/40th-worlds-fair-anniversary-ornament

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