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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

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TICKETS
Daily Schedule
Events

Events

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Next Food Truck Night
September 19!

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Eastern Region Sheep Show

Friday, September 22nd

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

Region 4-H Sheep Expo Entry Fee: $8 per head

2023 Region Entry Guidelines: Entries should be completed with your local county Extension office before July 15.

RK GUN SHOWS

September 23rd-24th
Contact:  https://rkshows.com/event/gray-tn-gun-show-5/

Looking for a great way to spend a day or the weekend of September 23-24, 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.

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.

Southern Appalachian Plant Society Fall PLANT and SEED SWAP

Saturday, September 30th

Location: Building 1
Contact: SAPScontact2020@gmail.com

http://saps.us/about/contact-us

The Southern Appalachian Plant Society (SAPS) is a non-profit educational organization interested in promoting sound horticultural practices in our homes and communities.

The Annual SAPS Plant and Seed Swap, one of our favorite events of  the year, is coming up fast on Saturday, September 30th, from 10:30  am – 12:30 pm at the Appalachian Fairgrounds, Building #1. Doors open  at 10:30 am, with a covered dish lunch beginning at 11:15 am, followed by the Plant and Seed Swap. So start potting up plants and gathering seeds so you’ll be  ready. We welcome perennials, herbs, trees, shrubs and house plants,  seeds, and even garden art, books, containers, etc. to swap. Before the Swap, we will be sending out a Plant ID Form.  Please fill out a form to label each of the plants you bring to help us  know about the plants we are getting.

Devon King Fund Raiser ~

FALL FESTIVAL

Saturday, September 30th

Location: Appalachian Fair - Lot 5

Event & Contact Information

https://www.facebook.com/events/706432631075470/?ref=newsfeed

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Smokey Mtn Australian Shepherd Club CONFORMATION Show

October 6-8, 2023 | Farm & Home Building | Contact: Betty Carroll, showaussies2@gmail.com

"Fall Y'all" will begin with registration at 7am on Friday, October 6th.  Breed Rally Trials and SCA Conformation Shows!  All breeds may enter.  Rules and registration information available at the More Info link above.

East TN

Regional SpecMix Bricklayer 500

Thursday, October 12th

Location: Appalachian Fairgrounds
Tickets: https://www.specmix.com/spec-mix-bricklayer-500/2023-east-tennessee/

The world’s largest and most successful masonry challenge, the SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500®, is back for its 21st season. North America’s top masons are ready to grab their levels and trowels and race for a chance to be named, “World’s Best Bricklayer.” This unique and grueling competition has captured the hearts and minds of people from all over the globe.

DUCK DUCK GOOSE Consignment Sale

Thursday - Saturday, October 19th-21st

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 Fall/Winter Children's Consignment Event at the Appalachian Fairgrounds in Gray, TN! Public Sale on October 19th-21st, 10am-8pm. Half Price day on Saturday, October 21st, 10am to 4pm with the Duck Dash to follow 5pm-8pm! Don't miss it!!

The Greater Kingsport Kennel Club All Breed AKC Licensed FAST CAT Trials

October 19th-22nd
Contact: Jayme Hicks | jdh02582@yahoo.com | 423-426-4856

or Kim Williams | kw128466@gmail.com | 423-349-6005

Web: gkkc.org

Entries accepted until 11am day of event or until a maximum of 150 runs has been filled.  Entry fee of $20 applies / $25 day of show.

Southeast Highlands Cattle SHOW and AUCTION

Friday & Saturday, October 20th & 21st

Location: Appalachian Fair Show Barn

The Southeast Highland Cattle Auction
2023
Show Details Now Available!

Mark your calendars October 20th and 21st for a two day event!
Open Show & JR Show - Friday, October 20th
Auction - Saturday, October 21st

Bring the whole family!  Two Day Scottish Highland AHCA Sanctioned Show, Arts & Craft Vendors, Food Trucks, and the Annual Southeast Scottish Highland Cattle Auction.

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The HAUNTED GROUNDS!

Open every Wednesday-Saturday plus Halloween night - beginning September 27th!

Wednesday & Thursdays from 7-10pm; Friday & Saturdays from 7pm-12Midnight.

The Tri-Cities CHRISTMAS MARKET

Saturday, November 25th from 10am-3pm

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

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

Shadrack's CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND!

November 22, 2023 - January 7, 2024 / 6-10pm or later!

Location: Fair Grounds
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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) ShadrackChristmas.com - 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 ShadrackChristmas.com -

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!

Buy tickets now to save $5 off a Standard Ticket!

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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