The Festival will go well beyond the walls of children’s museums and science centers and into businesses, universities, schools and neighborhoods to promote SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, ARTS and MATH.   From families to young adults,  Tennesseans of all ages and backgrounds will interact with scientists, engineers, and designers and just about every expert in between.  Festival events will take place in urban and rural areas across the state over the course of ten days,
October 12-22, 2017,
insuring that the Festival reaches and engages a widespread audience.


This unique event brings science to life in the heart of Downtown Knoxville in Market Square.  The FREE event welcomes all ages to compete in a variety of robotics competitions, create in a global cardboard challenge, and to enjoy some ‘busker science’--roaming hands-on science entertainment!

ORNL Traveling Science Fair OCTOBER 16-18, 2017
The ORNL SCIENCE FAIR provides guests of all ages the opportunity to learn more about science and the importance of research being done at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.  This event will be held at the Jacob Building in Chilhowee Park across from The Muse and Zoo Knoxville.  Students and families enter carnival-style interactive trailers that describe various fields of research and areas of future job opportunities. 
Area 5th-8th grade educators are invited to reserve free class field trips! 
Flier About the Fair
FAMILY STEAM Night at west town mall  OCTOBER 19, 2017
FREE Family event at West Town Mall that includes 5 different STEAM learning activity stations.  Each station
contains hands-on activities and provide a wonderful oppotunity for families to learn and play together!

WAY LATE PLAY DATE: Marvel v. DC  OCTOBER 20, 2017
Where do your allegiances lie?! Join us for the comic book battle of the ages at Schulz Brau!
We’re going to explore the science behind the two powerhouses of the comic book world – from high-tech gadgetry to super powers –this ones for ‘big kids’ 21 and up!

STEAM Carnival Family Fun Day   OCTOBER 21, 2017
Help us cap off the TN Steam Festival with a family-freindly carnival at the muse! We will inspire all ages at this event with hands-on activities, play and fun!  Activities include a magic show, live music, science demos, arts and crafts, special characters and more!

Contact Ellie Kittrell at 865-594-1494 X100 or for more information.

Robotics Revolution 2015 Event Wrap-Up

Robotics Revolution 2016 Event Wrap-Up
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