The Georgia National Fair takes place for 11 days every October at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in the town of Perry, Georgia. A state-sponsored fair offers several agricultural displays, horse and livestock shows, various competitions, youth events, a circus, midway rides, and live concerts in Reaves Arena with star-filled lineups. There is also a firework display every night.
The fair attracts about 500,000 people every year. General admission to the fair is $10. Midway and rides are open from noon to 10 p.m. during weekdays and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Free outdoor concerts start at 7:30 p.m.
The Georgia National Fair was founded in 1990 by the Georgia Agricultural Exposition Authority. It's known for its traditional fair foods. The fair is a celebration of Georgia's heritage and agriculture with competitive exhibits and family-friendly entertainment.
How much are tickets at the Georgia National Fair?
Fair Admission: Adult (ages 11+) $10; Seniors (ages 60+) $8; Children (ages 10 and under) free with a paying adult; Season pass $65; 2-day pass $16; Advanced Midway Ride Tickets (available in advance) include 18 ride tickets for $10; Individual ride tickets are available on-site for $1.25 each.
Who is performing at the Georgia National Fair?
The 2020 Georgia National Fair line up features: Gary Puckett & Union Gap, Riverstreet, Hotel California, Lee Greenwood, Sawyer Brown, The Commodores, 98 Degrees, Clay Walker, and The Grapevine
Where is the Georgia National Fair?
Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agriculture Center is located just off I-75 in Perry at 401 Golden Isles Pkwy, Perry, GA 31069.
How big is the Georgia National Fair?
The Georgia National Fair runs for 11 days. Since its inauguration in 1990 with an attendance of 270,000 people, the Fair has grown to attract an annual average of about 500,000 visitors. In terms of physical space, Georgia National Fair offers some 1,100 acres of rides, vendors, and various shows.