Georgia State Fair

It’s that time of year again! Celebrating its 169th year, the Georgia State Fair returns to the Atlanta Motor Speedway from September 29th – October 8th, 2017.

Temperatures are finally dropping, the leaves are changing colors, and the crisp feel of Fall is in the air. Satisfy your Fall cravings with all of your favorite seasonal activities in one place!

From breathtaking rides to mouthwatering foods, the State Fair has something for the whole family! Fun for all ages, this year’s Fair will feature even more rides, attractions, and shows for 10 days full of endless entertainment.


Petting Zoo &  Pig Racesfood

Animal lovers and children alike will love snuggling close to baby calves, goats, pigs, burros, buffaloes, and miniature horses as they vie for attention at the Petting Zoo. America’s favorite monkey jockeys, Bobo and Giligan T. Monkey, will ride dogs like jockeys as they race during the Banana Derby. And the dogs won’t be the only ones racing! Hilarious pigs will tear up the track 3-4 times each day as they race for a cheering crowd.

Camel Rides & Pony Rides

Every day can be “Hump Day” during the Fair! Camel rides are offered for $5 per ride. Pony rides are offered for $5 per ride.

FreakShow Deluxe & Coronas Circus

Prepare to be amazed and astounded as the FreakShow Deluxe performs astonishing physical feats featuring: the Human Blockhead, the Bed of Nails, Sword Swallowing, Fire-Eating, and other breath-taking acts. The Coronas Hollywood Circus showcases a variety of unique and classic performances. Watch in amazement as the beautiful and elegant Miss Jamie flies high over 30 feet high overhead on the Swinging Ladder Trapeze. Other favorite acts will include Juggling, Hand Balancing, Chair Stacking, Poi, The Juggling Cube, and more!  

Food, Entertainment & Live Music

Live music will be performed throughout the weekend by Jack Russell’s Great White, High Valley, and Montez de Durango. The nationally acclaimed Puppetone Rockers will captivate audiences with laughter, screaming back audience participation, positive messages, a great cast of characters, and pure talent. With over 40 rides from the Gondola to the Merry Go Round, and more heart-pumping options in between, Festival-goers will experience an endless amount of fun! Refuel with some of your festival favorites with a fresh caramel apple or warm funnel cake, and get lost in exploration throughout the Fair!


Adults (13 and older): $10

Youth (5-12): $5

Children (4 and under): Free

Seniors (60 and older): $5

Military appreciation discounts are available. Admission includes all concerts, shows, and special events. All seating is General Admission – Festival Style, and parking is FREE (VIP paid parking is available).

More information on the 2017 Georgia State Fair.

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