Tennessee Valley Fair

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Tennessee Valley Fair
Tennessee Valley Fair Logo.png
Genre State fair
Frequency Annually
Location(s) Knoxville, Tennessee,

The Tennessee Valley Fair, formally named the Tennessee Valley Agricultural & Industrial Fair takes place each September at the Chilhowee Park, Knoxville, Tennessee. Students from many area schools enter contests such as food baking and agriculture. Headlining music acts also host concerts here.


The precursor to the fair was the Appalachian Exposition of 1910, organized by regional businessmen and editors, which was repeated in 1911 and in 1913 (as the National Conservation Exposition). The first fair in the present pattern was the East Tennessee Division Fair in 1916. The fair was later recharted as a non-profit organization and renamed the Tennessee Valley Agriculture and Industrial Fair in 1932. Knoxville received the honor of hosting the 1982 World's Fair, in which many demonstrations took place. Several stores in Downtown Knoxville also participated.


•Arts & Crafts •Arm Wrestling •Baby Contest •Ball Canning Competition •Boy Scouts of America •Cheerleading & Dance Competition

•Culinary Arts •Doll Show •Eastern Region 4-H •Fairest of the Fair & Jr Fairest of the Fair Pageants •FCCLA •FFA •Fine Arts •Flower Show •Food City Legacy Brands Contest •Girl Scouts •Holiday-Special Days •Honey Show •Horticulture •HOSA •Jewelry •Junior Youth Talent Contest •King Arthur Flour Contest •Knox County 4-H •Knox Area Youth Talent •Lego Build •Lego Extravaganza •Little Miss Pageant

•Monterey Mushroom Culinary Contest •Online Entries Information •Paint the Fair Pink Day •Photography •Princess Pageant •Regional Youth Talent Contest •Scrapbooking •Skills USA •Special Friends Day •Scouts Day Activities •Student Art •Textiles •TN Valley Amateur Winemakers •Trash to Treasure •Wood Carving & Wood Sculpture •Youth Show

Livestock Catalog: •Beef Show •Dairy Goats •Dairy Show •Eastern Region 4-H Junior Dairy Show •Junior Beef Show •Junior Sheep Show •4-H Invitational Rabbit Show •Poultry & Junior Poultry •Rabbit Show •Sheep Show •Wool & Woolies Revue Entry Form •Wool & Woolies Revue •Wool Show


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