Superior Plumbing Presents 2011 North Georgia State Fair
79th Annual North Georgia State Fair
When: Thursday, Sept. 22, through Sunday, October 2, 2011
Times: Monday through Thursday 4 to 11 p.m., Fridays 4 p.m. to midnight, Saturdays 10 a.m. to midnight, and Sundays 12:30 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Jim R. Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road S.W., Marietta, Georgia 30008
Directions: From I-75 take Exit 260 (Windy Hill Road) and go west. Go approximately five miles on Windy Hill Road, turn left on Austell Road then turn right on Callaway Road. Jim R. Miller Park is on the right.
Background: As the largest fair in metro Atlanta, the North Georgia State Fair attracts nearly 300,000 people every year from North Georgia and neighboring states. The North Georgia State Fair features live music, free attractions and shows, farm animals, flower shows, blue ribbon competitions, local entertainment, and delicious fair foods. There are also games and rides on the Great James H. Drew Exposition midway- one of the largest carnival midways in the United States.
Free Concerts: A covered arena guarantees concerts rain or shine, including appearances by great country and contemporary Christian artists. Headlining the Georgia Lottery Concert Series this year are: Colt Ford on Friday, September 23; Josh Kelley on Saturday, September 24; Chris Young on Wednesday, September 28; The Band Perry on Thursday, September 29; Big Daddy Weave - Christian Artist on Friday, September 30; Mark Wills on Saturday, October 1.
All concerts begin at 8 p.m. Concerts FREE with fair admission.
New for 2011:
Kachunga and the Alligator Show - Watch in amazement as Kachunga steps into the pool with a 9 foot alligator. An exciting, educational show that the whole family is sure to enjoy.
Hypnotist Tammy Harris Barton - Nationally renowned hypnotist Tammy Harris Barton will amaze and entertain as she takes willing volunteers on a journey of the mind. This show will be remembered by all for years to come.
Keith King Bike, Stunt Show - This BMX stunt show is proven entertainment for kids and adults alike. Performance features high-flying aerial stunts and mind boggling technical moves.
Attractions: Back again this year: K-9's in Flight, Oscar the Robot, Brian Ruth the Master of the Chainsaw, Wit Carson's Petting Zoo and Pony Rides, and the Cobb EMC Local Entertainment Stage.
Admission: $5.00 adults, $2.00 students ages 7-18, free for children 6 and under. Ride tickets are $1.00 each, $20.00 for 22 tickets and $50.00 for 55 tickets. All rides require more than one ticket. Parking is $3. Concerts FREE with fair admission.
Discount Tickets: Fair tickets will be available at all Metro Atlanta Walgreen's beginning August 22 - September 23. Adults $2.50, Students $1.25, 22 Ride Tickets $11.00.
$15.00 Pay-One-Price Ride Special - on Monday, 9/26
$18.00 Pay-One-Price Ride Specials - on Thursday (opening day), 9/22; Tuesday, 9/27 & Wednesday, 9/28.
NEW! - $25.00 Pay-One-Price Ride Special - on Saturday, 9/24 and 10/1 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (good till close)
Information: (770) 423-1330 or (770) 528-8989 after September 5