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APPALACHIAN FAIR

Gray, TN

Join us August 19-24, 2024

for the 98th year of the Fair!

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1926

Year Established

Appalachian Fair Scholarship Applications are being accepted now!!!

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TICKETS
Events
Daily Schedule

Events

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ANDREW & ABBY'S CLOSET Children's Consignment Sale

Wednesday - Saturday, February 28th-March 2nd

Location: Farm & Home
Contact: | Kim Beals | 423-383-2625 | inoneaccord16@hotmail.com, or andrewandabbyscloset@hotmail.com

*FREE ADMISSION & FREE PARKING*
~ OVER 60,000 Children's ITEMS ~

Wednesday, February 28th: 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, February 29th: 9am-7pm  *Friday, March 1st: 9am-7pm  *Saturday, March 2nd: *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 34th SEASON!!!  Consignors earn 70% + SHOP EARLY! Consignor and Team Member Registration NOW OPEN on our website:  www.andrewandabbyscloset.com

For any changes and updates, please click this link and join our email list: https://www.andrewandabbyscloset.com/contactus.htm

Washington County Cattlemen's Association SPRING MEETING

Thursday, March 7th

Location: Appalachian Fair - Building 1
Contact: Washington County Extension Office at 753-1680 to RSVP.

Make plans to attend now!

Tri-Cities TOY & HOBBY Show & Sale

Saturday, March 9th from 9am-3pm
Contact: Michael Stevens

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.

Appalachian Beekeepers BEGINNING BEEKEEPERS Classes

March 16th ~ 8am-5:30pm

Location: Building 1

Beginning Beekeeping School: Back To The Basics
Appalachian Bee Club will host the Upper East TN segment of TN Regional Beekeeping Courses sponsored by TBA. Join us at Appalachian Fairgrounds on Saturday, March 16th for a full day of learning about honeybees.

We will have plenty of vendors for supplies, door prizes including hives and bees, and hands-on demonstrations.

The cost of our Beginning Beekeeping School is $30 per person, payable at the door on the day of school. Children ages 16 and under may attend free. Limited refreshments will be available, but lunch is not provided.

More details to come. Follow this event as we add information.

DUCK DUCK GOOSE Consignment Sale

Thursday - Saturday, March 21st-23rd

Location: Farm & Home Building
Contact: |(423) 523-9774 | shop@dkdkgoose.com

https://dkdkgoose.com/tricities/

Open daily from 10am-8pm!  Half-price Saturday!

Come join hundreds of consignors for our Spring/Summer Children's Consignment Event at the Appalachian Fairgrounds in Gray, TN! Public Sale on March 21st-23rd, 10am-8pm. Half Price day on Saturday, March 23rd, 10am to 4pm with the Duck Dash to follow 5pm-8pm! Don't miss it!!

The Tri-Cities SPRING MARKET

Saturday, March 30th from 10am-4pm

Location: Farm & Home Building
For Vendor Info - Contact: | Kim Beals | 423-383-2625 | andrewandabbyscloset@hotmail.com

FREE Admission & FREE Parking!  Over great vendors!!  Beautiful and unique gifts for everyone on your list!
The Tri-Cities Spring Market will feature great items including: Handmade Items (Crafts, Candles, Soaps, Jewelry, Hairbows, Home Décor), Local Artisans, Easter Gifts, Mother's Day Gifts, Father's Day Gifts, Graduation Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Homemade Goodies (fudge, caramel corn, etc.) Women's Boutique Clothing, Children's Boutique Clothing, and MUCH MORE!

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

FAMILY CON

April 5-6 @ 10am each day!

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Appalachian Fair

SPRING YARD SALE!!

Saturday, April 13th!  9am-2pm

Reserve your booth today!  10'x12' spaces!  Wall spaces - $40 each; all others are $35 each!

Washington County Cattlemen's Association SPRING SALE

Saturday, April 13th

Location: Appalachian Fair Show Barn
Contact: Washington County Extension Office at 753-1680 for more information.

Make plans to attend now!

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Appalachian Fair FOOD TRUCK RALLY at the fairgrounds

Third Tuesday of the month (April-July)

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

American Whippet Club National Specialty AKC AGILITY TRIAL

April 20, 2024 | Agility Chair: Candee Chambers,  candeechambers@yahoo.com

Registration will be open from February 3rd - April 6th.  Event will be held from 7am-7pm CST.

Knoxville Spring Jr Cattle Expo

April 19-20, 2024

Location: Appalachian Fair Show Barn
Contact: Your Local Extension Office

Competition is limited to either Tennessee 4-H members who were enrolled in the fourth grade or later and Tennessee FFA members who were enrolled in agriculture education courses on January 1 of current calendar year. The exhibitors must be under the supervision of an Extension Agent or FFA advisor and shall be required to comply with all rules of the shows.

Entry fees of $10.00 per head must be submitted with entry forms. Refunds will not be made for animals not exhibited. Entry forms are available at your local UT Extension Office.

Show Manual

April 24th-28th, 2024

Location: Appalachian Fairgrounds
Website: tsapa.com

Come join us in welcoming back Ford tractors, engines, & equipment as our feature of 2024!!  Tractors, equipment, lawn & garden tractors, engines, demonstrations, flea market, parts vendors, crafts, food, drinks, kettle corn, ice cream, event t-shirts, Parade of Power, pedal tractor race & pull & more!!  Gates open at 8AM daily!  Admission: $5; Senior Admission on Thursday will be $4; Children 12 & under are admitted FREE!  Corporate Sponsor is FOOD CITY!

Tri-State Antique Power Association 31st ANNUAL Appalachian Antique FARM SHOW and Farmer's REUNION

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Bristol STEER Show

May 3rd & 4th

Location: Appalachian Fair Show Barn
Contact: Chris Mackey  cmackey@utk.edu

State of Franklin Annual BOTTLE & COLLECTIBLES Show & Sale!

Saturday, May 4

9am-3pm

The Greater Kingsport Kennel Club All Breed AKC Licensed CONFORMATION OBEDIENCE & RALLY

May 17th & 18th

See Event links for more information.

Smokey Mtn Australian Shepherd Club CONFORMATION & Rally

May 24-26, 2024 | Farm & Home Building |

Rules and registration information available at the More Info link above.

RACE PRODUCTIONS ~ Performance Automotive SWAP MEET

May 31st-June 2nd

Location: Appalachian Fairgrounds
Contact: | 321-264-0408 | raceproductions@aol.com

28th Annual SUMMER Swap Meet will be held on Friday, Saturday, & Sunday May 31st-June 2nd.

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.

Blue Ridge ARTISAN Days Craft Fair

Saturday, June 15th

9am-3:30pm

Shop & support more than 80 Artisans and Food Truck Vendors.

RK GUN SHOWS

July 20th-21st
Contact:  https://rkshows.com/event/

Looking for a great way to spend a day or the weekend? 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.

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.

Devin King Fund Raiser ~

FALL FESTIVAL

Saturday, September 28th

Location: Appalachian Fair - Lot 5

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Departments

DEPARTMENTS

FARM & HOME

YOUTH

LIVESTOCK

Appy's FARM

WILDLIFE EXHIBIT

BARNYARD NURSERY

COMMERCIAL VENDORS

FARM & HOME MUSEUM

CONCESSION VENDORS

Entertainment
CONTESTS

CONTESTS

FAIREST OF THE FAIR

LITTLE MISS CONTEST

DANCE COMPETITION

WOOL & WOOLIES

GOT TALENT CONTEST

YOUTH TALENT CONTEST

BABY SHOW

FAMILY FACE-OFF COMPETITION

CONTACT

CONTACT US

APPALACHIAN FAIR

PO Box 8218

100 Lakeview Street

Gray, TN  37615

423.477.3211

Fax: 423.477.3853

appalachianfair@gmail.com

www.appalachianfair.com

Office hours: 9am-4pm Weekdays

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YOUTH OPPORTUNITIES

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YOUTH SCHOLARSHIPS

Applications Due April 10th

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YOUTH BOARD

Applications Due January 1st

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