Santa At The Sunsphere

Photo Reservations with Santa


$30.00 – $45.00 per person



About this experience

Come see Santa at the Sunsphere December 7th-9th! Visit Knoxville will be hosting photo reservations with Santa on the 4th Floor Observation Deck--reservations must be made in advance. 

Reservations allot for a photo opportunity with Santa for up to 3 children.  

Package A: $30

  • Receive all digital photos via text
  • Free Candy Cane, Sticker, and Christmas Cookies provided by Food City!

Package B: $45

  • Receive all digital photos via text
  • Free Candy Cane, Sticker, and Christmas Cookies provided by Food City!
  • Wrapped Gift From Santa--Collectible Knoxville Snow Globe 


  • Meet at the base of the Sunsphere (Level 1) promptly at your indicated reservation time. Santa's helpers will be there to greet you and scan you up to the Observation Deck. 
  • Please be prepared to provide your First and Last name you booked the reservation with. Santa's helpers will check Santa's list for admission, no printed materials are required. 
  • PARKING: There is no on-site parking for the Sunsphere. Please see our Parking Guide for all of your options. We personally suggest Fort Kid or Locust Street Garage
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. No running or horseplay is allowed on the Observation Deck. Jumping on the elevator is STRICTLY PROHIBITED. Fines of $1,500+ are enforced. 
  • Santa will take a break from 1:30-2:30 each day to feed the reindeer!

A special thank you to Food City for adding Christmas Cookies and holiday magic to this years event! 

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Your Host

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Visit Knoxville is the official Convention and Visitors Bureau for the City of Knoxville and Knox County. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, private company, our mission is to accelerate sustainable economic growth and development by increasing visitor and convention business to our community. Visit Knoxville is home to the VK Sports Commission, the VK Film Office and the downtown Visitors Center at 301 S. Gay Street. Visit Knoxville is proud to support community initiatives encompassing art and culture, history, entertainment and outdoor adventure to promote Knoxville regionally, nationally and internationally. As a nature-loving-adventure-seeking-artsy-kinda-town, Knoxville will surprise you.