OCTOBER 21,2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm / The Muse Knoxville
All Ages / FREE

Help us cap off the TN Steam Festival with a family-freindly carnival at The Muse!  Be inspired at this event with immersive activities, play and fun! Activities include a magic show, live music, science demos, arts and crafts, special characters and more!

Live Entertainment

Chibi Kodama -- Big fun rock to get parents and kids thinking and dancing!

Collette Lucas --Knoxville singer, song writer

The Amazing Magic Show with Tim Pressley


  • Interactive booths with The Muse, Smoke-Free Knoxville, American Nuclear Society, Usborne Books, and Thrive Chiropractic!
  • Face Painting**
  • Balloon Twisting**
  • Photobooth*
  • Special Planetarium Show: Big Bird's Adventure: One World, One Sky
  • LEGO Learning with Bricks 4 Kidz*
  • Tie Dye Fun with Parents as Teachers*
  • Hands-on STEAM Activity with Green Magnet Math and Science Academy*
  • Play-time in The Muse exhibits and play spaces
  • Special Make Space craft

*These activities require tickets or a wristband for participation.
**These activities are available ONLY with the Carnival-PLUS Wristband.

  • CJ's Tacos
  • Frios Gourmet Pops

Planning Your Day

  • Children's activities are geared for children ages 2 to 10, but all ages are welcome!
  • This event is rain or shine and admission is free!  The Muse will NOT be open for regular business hours this day, only open during the event. 
  • Parking is available in lot next to The Muse and in the lower lots of Chilhowee Park and is also FREE.
  • The Muse Knoxville sells light snacks and drinks in the gift store, but food and drink will also be available for purchase from CJ's Tacos and Frios Gourmet Pops.
  • A special Nursing and Changing Area will be provided outside by Baby+Co.

Tickets and Wristbands
  • Individual Tickets- $2 each. Available day of event.
  • Carnival Wristbands- $10 each. Includes vendor activities, popcorn, and photo booth.
  • Carnival-PLUS Wristbands- $15 each. Includes all basic wristband activities, PLUS balloon animal and face painting.
  • There are a limited number of Carnival-PLUS Wristbands available, so get yours now!
  • Get your wristbands HERE