Gray, TN

Join us August 21-26, 2023

for the 97th year of the Fair!





Saturday, November 26th from 10am-3pm

Location: Farm & Home Building
Contact: | Kim Beals | 423-383-2625 |

FREE Admission & FREE Parking!  Over great vendors!!  Beautiful and unique gifts for everyone on your Christmas list!
The Tri-Cities Christmas Market will feature great items including: handmade candles, jewelry, soap, lotions, crafts, home décor', Christmas décor', dog accessories, children's accessories, homemade food (fudge, breads, cookies, local honey, etc.), women's clothing boutiques, children's clothing boutiques, toys, knives, custom made items, food trucks and MUCH more!!

* Door Prizes *  Sponsored by:  Andrew and Abby's Closet Children's Consignment Sale


November 23, 2022 - January 1, 2023 / 6-10pm or later!

Location: Fair Grounds

Mega Drive-Thru Light Show Synchronized to Music: Enter at Gate 6 (backside of property near the Gray Ruritan Ball Fields; follow signs from Liberty Church Road to Center Street for Gate 6 access) - The magic of Christmas has come to the Tri-Cities! Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland is bringing lights to life! This mega drive-thru light show pushes the limits of technology and creativity. Immerse yourself in a multitude of custom-built light displays dancing in perfect synchronization with the festive music on your radio. Come drive through THREE kaleidoscope light tunnels, see a 50’ RGB light tree, surround yourself with hundreds of light displays sure to please all ages! Pack up your friends, family, favorite tasty treats, and come enjoy an evening of Christmas bliss, all from the safety and comfort of your own vehicle. For a 100% touchless experience, purchase your vehicle pass at -

Hours will be: M-F: 6-10PM; Sat-Sunday: 6-10PM or Later; Including Holidays, even in the rain! Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are very popular nights to visit the lights show. Because of this, long lines should be expected and wait times can be long. Please visit us Mondays - Thursdays to avoid extended wait times. Thank you!

2022 ADMISSION Rates: Cars or Family Vans (8 passengers or less) All Fridays & Saturdays, Nov 24th and all days Dec 9th-25th: $30; Activity Van or Mini/Half Bus above dates: $80; Cars or Family Vans (8 passengers or less) All Sundays-Thursdays EXCEPT Dec 9th-25th: $25; Activity Van or Mini/Half Bus: $60; Tour/School Bus or Limo: Not admitted due to drive route limitations.

Tickets may also be purchased on-site from the comfort of your own vehicle. We accept cash and credit cards!

RACE PRODUCTIONS ~ Performance Automotive SWAP MEET

January 27th-29th, 2023

Location: Appalachian Fairgrounds
Contact: | 321-264-0408 |

27th Annual WINTER Swap Meet will be held on Friday, Saturday, & Sunday January 27th-29th, 2023.

Race Productions launched its first Performance Automotive Swap Meet and car corral in 1996 at the Appalachian Fairgrounds in Gray, Tn.  All of our shows since have had great success, both for the customers AND the vendors.  We have 4 buildings FULL of vendors and tons of outside vendors and cars for sale in the corral, despite the weather, every year.  The show is held rain or shine (or sleet or ice) This is a TRUE automotive-related swap meet, not your “trash and trinket flea market” kind of show.  A true auto-enthusiasts heaven!!  Large collection of new and used parts!!

Tickets are $10 at the gate and children under 12 are admitted free with a paying adult.  Gates open at 8AM each day.


February 4th & 5th
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Looking for a great way to spend a day or the weekend of February 4th & 5th, 2023? 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 Tennessee 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 Tennessee, so we will have security and check-in points for the safety of our attendees and vendors.

Saturday: 9 AM – 5 PM
Sunday: 9 AM – 4 PM

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.

Tennessee Bear Hunters Association ANNUAL STATEWIDE CONVENTION

February 4th
Contact: Hugh Lamb - 423.972.2461


The Tennessee Bear Hunters Association is not only concerned with the preservation of our national heritage of bear hunting with hounds but we are also work for the preservation of the bear population.


Friday - Sunday, February 24th-26th

Location: Building 1
Contact: | (423) 612-0704 |

Spring & Summer Consignment Sale offering Maternity and all age children clothing, shoes and accessories, toys and furniture, etc.  Drop off will be Wednesday, February 22nd from 10 am- 10 pm.   Pre-sale for Volunteers will be February 23rd at 5pm. Consignors Pre-sale will be at 6pm.  Pre-sale charity benefit for Jurnee's Journey will start at 7:30pm and tickets will be $2 per person.  Opening dates free to the Public:  Friday, February 24th, 8am-8pm;  Saturday, February 25th, 8am-4pm; Sunday, February 26th, 1pm-5pm (many items 1/2 price).  Pick up will be Tuesday, February 28th, 1pm-7pm. Message us for a consignor number today and start tagging! Earn 70% of your sales and only a $5 consignor fee. (The fee comes out of your total sales after the sale is over).  *Returning consignor’s will use the same number as before!

ANDREW & ABBY'S CLOSET Children's Consignment Sale

Wednesday - Saturday, March 1-4

Location: Farm & Home
Contact: | Kim Beals | 423-383-2625 |

~ OVER 60,000 Children's ITEMS ~

Wednesday, March 1st: 6pm-10pm- Benefit Pre-Sale for the TLC Community Center. ($5 Admission/adult paid at the door on the night of the Benefit Pre-Sale) All proceeds from admission will be given directly to the TLC community center.

*Thursday, March 2nd: 9am-7pm
*Friday, March 3rd: 9am-7pm
*Saturday, March 4th: *10am-4pm (*1/2 OFF most items)

Items we will have: Spring/Summer Children's Clothing (newborn-teens) / Children's Shoes / Books, Puzzles, Games, Movies / TOYS (indoor & outdoor) / Baby & Toddler Equipment (strollers, high chairs, etc.) / Children's Furniture, Bedding, & Room Decor' /  And almost anything you can imagine for KIDS!!

SHOP 1st by signing up to be a TEAM MEMBER!

Join us as we celebrate our 33rd SEASON!!!

Consignors earn 70% + SHOP EARLY! Consignor and Team Member Registration NOW OPEN on our website:

For any changes and updates, please click this link and join our email list:

Tri-Cities TOY & HOBBY Show & Sale

Saturday, March 11th
Contact: Michael Stevens

Our show is from 9-3 on March 11th in the Farm and Home Building at the Appalachian Fairgrounds in Gray, TN.

Admission is $5, children 12 and under admitted free. All proceeds will benefit a non-profit association to be announced.

What type of things will you find at the show? Comics, trading cards, action figures, record albums, vintage toys, Hot Wheels, autographed baseball cards, magazines, hand-crafted wooden items, collectible tumblers, Funko Pops, autographed sports memorabilia, Star Wars merchandise, Legos, Thirty-One Merchandise and much more will be available for sale. We also have several guests, former NFL player Dr. Terry Schmidt will be signing autographs from 9-12, the 501st and Mandalorian Mercs Star Wars group, Smoky Mountain Ghostbusters and Santa Claus will be making his first appearance of the year. Fork in the Road Concessions and Catering will be set up so, come hungry. You will not be disappointed.


Friday - Saturday, March 18th & 19th

Location: Appalachian Fair Arena

Event entertainment includes: TOXIC | RAZIN KANE | WOLF'S HEAD | MISS GET-ER-DONE | JUST GET-ER-DONE | and the QUAD STAR Quad Warriors.  Enjoy Monster Truck Rides / a Track Party / the Bounce Zone / and the Wreck Pit Toy Box!


Gates & Monster Truck rides begin at 11:30am.  Track Party & Fun Zone will be open from 11:30-1:30 with a 2pm Showtime!  Fun Zone & Track Party: Tickets must be purchased by an adult - requires a separate-additional ticket.  Driver autographs will be available within the Fun Zone from 11:45-1:15.  Meet all of the Monsters and enjoy a game of Cornhole!

To purchase tickets, select the day you want to attend - then click on the + button next to the ticket options to see pricing and availability.  For GPS directions, enter 172 Lakeview Street, Gray, TN.

Appalachian Fair FOOD TRUCK RALLY at the fairgrounds

Third Tuesday of the month (March-July & September)

Food Truck Rally at the fairgrounds from 4-8pm!  List of participants to come!

Appalachian Fair T-shirts Available in the Fair Office ~
S, M, L, & XL ~ $10 each




PO Box 8218

100 Lakeview Street

Gray, TN  37615


Fax: 423.477.3853

Office hours: 9am-4pm Weekdays

Ticket Office:  423.477.1420





Applications Due April 10th


Applications Due January 1st