August 23rd - 28th, 2021!

Welcome to the 2021 Appalachian Fair!

August 23rd - 28th, 2021!

Property Storage

We are accepting applications for Property Storage on the Fairgrounds for the 2020-2021 Fall/Winter/Spring season now. Please complete this PDF form and email to: or; or you may fax your completed form to: 423-477-3853; or you may bring it by our main office during our normal business hours. Let us know when you will be ready to drop off your Boat/Trailer/Camper/Car/etc. and we will schedule your drop-off time and location. For more information please contact us at the above email addresses or call us at 423-477-3211.


Upcoming Events

3rd Annual Southeast HIGHLAND Cattle Auction & Show

October 2nd & 3rd

Location: Show Barn
Contact: |
The 3rd Annual Southeast Highland Cattle Auction & Show will take place on Friday, October 2nd at 2:00 PM Open Show; Saturday, October 3rd 9:00 AM JR Show; Saturday, October 3rd 2:00 PM Auction. Animals will be available for viewing at 11:00 AM at the Appalachian Fairgrounds, 100 Lakeview Street, Gray, TN 37615. BUYERS INFORMATION: Register at the auction barn to bid in person. Online bidding will be available through - You will need a credit card on file to get a bidder number. There will be a Vet on site for Health Certificates, to authorize the transport of your purchased animals across State lines on Saturday. There will not be a Vet available on Sunday. After the auction Buyers can take their Highlands, or make arrangements with the help of the SEHA Members, for delivery or later pickup at the Sellers farm or other available holding place. Email us through the contact form, if you would like help making arrangements.​These arrangements must be made prior to the sale. Southeast Highland Cattle Auction LLC assumes no responsibility for the health and condition of animals sold. Please refer to your local veterinarian for recommendations on vaccinations before bringing your animals to your farm. Payments: You may pay using a Credit Card, Cash, or Check. You will need a credit card and valid ID on file to get your bidder number. If you wish to pay by Credit Card there will be a 4% Processing Fee. For more info and questions email

DUCK DUCK GOOSE Consignment Sale

October 8th-10th, 2020

Location: Farm & Home Building
Contact: | (423) 523-9774 |
Tri-Cities' premier children's consignment event -- Fall / Winter Event Open daily from 10am-8pm with Half-Price Saturday!

Washington County Election Commission Voting Site / Precincts 7 & 8

November 3rd, 2020

Location: Building 1
Contact: | Washington County Election Commission | 423-753-1688

Remote Area Medical - RAM

November 7-8th

Location: Various Buildings on the Fairgrounds
Contact: | 865-579-1530 |
Typically, Remote Area Medical opens the clinic parking lot no later than 12 a.m. midnight on the first night of the event. Ticket distribution usually begins no later than 3 a.m., and patients are then served in numerical order according to their ticket number when clinic doors open, which typically occurs at 6 a.m. This process will repeat throughout the clinic days. In some situations, such as inclement weather, volunteer cancellations, or other circumstances outside of RAM’s control, ticketing may occur earlier than 3 am. RAM encourages everyone who would like services, especially dental services, to arrive as early as possible. Dental, vision and medical services are provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. Due to time constraints, be prepared to choose between DENTAL and VISION services. Medical services are offered to every patient attending the clinic. This event is free and open to the public. *Clinic closing time may vary based on each service area’s daily capacity. **The above details are subject to change as we implement new COVID screening procedures and protocols in the coming days. Please check the schedule for updates as your clinic dates near.

9th Annual Washington County Cattlemen's FALL HEIFER SALE!

November 14th @ 4pm

Location: Appalachian Fair Show Barn Arena
Contact: | Washington County Extension | 423-753-1680
Consignments are NOW being taken for quality bred Heifers, Pairs, & Open Heifers until September 1st, 2020


November 21st & 22nd

Location: Farm & Home Building
Contact: | Joyce Kerli | 563-927-8176 |
Looking for a great way to spend a day or the weekend of November 21st & 22nd? If you are a gun collector, or are a hunting enthusiast, the gun show at the Appalachian Fairgrounds in Gray, TN is a great place to spend some time. RK Shows will have a variety of vendors displaying guns, hunting supplies, military surplus and outdoor gear. Vendor’s will be available to teach you, answer your questions, and help you find exactly what you’re looking for. Safety is first at all of RK Shows Events, so we will have security and check-in points for the safety of our attendees and vendors. Hours Saturday: 9 AM – 5 PM Sunday: 9 AM – 4 PM Tickets Adults(Ages 13 & up): $10, VIP: $12.50 – no line, no wait Children(Ages 6-12): $4, VIP: $6.50 – no line, no wait VIP Tickets can be purchased online, see below. Dealer Set Up Friday: NOON – 7 PM Saturday: 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM


Saturday, November 28th from 9am-5pm

Location: Farm & Home Building
Contact: | Kim Beals | 423-383-2625 |
The Tri-Cities Christmas Market @ the Appalachian Fairgrounds ~ Located INSIDE the Farm & Home Building, which has heat/ac. ~ Saturday, November 28th 9am-5pm FREE Admission & FREE Parking! Over 100 great vendors!! Beautiful and unique gifts for everyone on your Christmas list! Avoid the lines (& CRAZY parking) at the mall and SHOP LOCAL!! ~ Food Trucks * Door Prizes * Sponsored by: Andrew and Abby's Closet Children's Consignment Sale Vendors: If you are interested in becoming a vendor at The Tri-Cities Christmas Market, please send a pm for the application or email Kim: