Georgia National Fair – Perry, GA
October 6-16, 2011
The annual, official state-sponsored Georgia National Fair, October 6-16, 2011, is a family event celebrating the best of Georgia. The Fair is a “sense-ational” experience! See it. Smell it. Taste it. Touch it. Hear it. Livestock. Food. Exhibits. Midway rides. Concerts.
For 22 years, the Georgia National Fair has made great strides to promote the state’s heritage, people, and agriculture. The Fair offers a safe and clean, family oriented environment. The Fair is well-known for its comprehensive youth and home and fine arts exhibits. The Georgia National Schoolhouse attracts pre-K through high school students from throughout the state to tour the educational and livestock displays. Midday at the Fair is a special recognition of Fair activities of interest to senior citizens, including free entertainment scheduled in the afternoon.
The Georgia National Fair appeals to everyone with its livestock and horse shows, competitive exhibits, food, midway rides and games, commercial vendors, major concerts, street entertainers, family entertainment, circus, and nightly fireworks.
The Georgia National Fair has been designated a “Top 50 Fair” by Amusement Business magazine and www.carnivalwarehouse.com. Since its beginning in 1990, the Georgia National Fair has won 84 awards from the International Association of Fairs and Expositions for its livestock and horse events, competitive exhibits, and communications programs. The Fair has been designated a Southeast Tourism Society “Top 20 Event for October” 13 times (1991, 1996, 1997, 2000-2007, 2009, 2010). The Fair has received one “Special Events Directory and Events Business News Top 200 Event” award (1997). The Fair was designated one of Southern Living magazine’s “Our Best 202 Things About the South First-Prize Fair” (2002).
To learn more, visit the Georgia National Fair website.