Georgia National Fair

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Coordinates: 32°26′26.72″N 83°45′0.78″W / 32.4407556°N 83.7502167°W / 32.4407556; -83.7502167

Georgia National Fair
Genre State fair
Dates 9-10 days in early October
Frequency Annually
Location(s) Perry, Georgia
Years active 1990—present [1]
Website
Georgia National Fair

The Georgia National Fair is a state-sponsored fair that is held every October on the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Perry, Georgia, United States.

The Georgia National Fair is now an 11-day fair. It was first held in 1990 with an attendance of 270,000 people.[2] It has grown to attract an annual average of over 440,000 visitors.[3] It offers a wide range of activities and shows, such as agricultural, livestock and horse shows, home and fine arts competitions, youth organization events (4-H, FBLA, FCCLA, FFA, and TSA), circus, midway rides and games, fair food, major live music concerts in Reaves Arena, family entertainment, and nightly fireworks.

The Georgia National Fair is the official state-sponsored fair, administered through the Georgia Agricultural Exposition Authority.

The rides have been provided by Reithoffer Shows since 1990.

References[edit]

  1. ^ About Georgia National Fair; georgianationalfair.com
  2. ^ "News Media Representative." Georgia National Fair. Georgia National Fair, 2010. Web. 19 Aug 2010. <http://www.georgianationalfair.com/_general_information/media.htm>.
  3. ^ Angela Woolen (October 15, 2012). "Georgia National Fair attendance up from last year". The Telegraph. Archived from the original on October 17, 2012. Retrieved July 21, 2013. The fair, which closed Sunday, drew 445,395 visitors... 

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