Student groups from across Tennessee (K-12th grade), and 4-H and FFA members can participate in Field Day.
Day for High School Students, 4-H and FFA Chapters
Monday, September 11, 2017 (rides will be open from 9:30am to 2:00pm)
Day for Elementary/Middle School (K-8th grade)
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 (rides will not be open)
Field Trip Day hours are 8:30am – 2:30pm. Entrance gates will close at 1:00pm. Free admission for students will end at 1:00pm. Homeschool groups, please determine the day you should attend based on the age of students attending.
Tennessee State Fairgrounds
500 Wedgewood Ave.
Nashville, TN 37203
There is so much more to the Tennessee State Fair besides food and rides. Farm Bureau and the Tennessee State Fair are excited to present the educational program 2017 Field Trip Days on Monday, September 11, and Tuesday, September 12, 2017.
During your field trip, children are able to tour a variety of FUN STATIONS, each of which is filled with learning interactions about agriculture, sciences and technology.
While enjoying Tennessee’s Largest Outdoor Classroom, stop by the Show Arena for complimentary educational resources for each registered school group.
Bring your students to the Tennessee State Fair for a free educational and entertaining experience. Learn about livestock; see 4-H and Agricultural exhibits, as well as arts and crafts.
Arrival Location & Times
Field Trip Day participants will be able to enter the Fairgrounds through Gates 1 and 2. Click here for your map or see the map below. Please plan to arrive between 8:00 a.m. and noon. Fairgrounds staff members will be on-site with information packets and available to answer any questions.
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Gate admission and parking at the Fair are FREE for all Field Trip Day participants from 8 a.m. to noon. One chaperone for every 10 students per group will receive free admission. Any additional chaperones must pay fair admission.
Field trip attendees are allowed to bring a sack lunch to the fair.
If you have any questions, please contact Scott Jones at 615-852-8997, ext. 7 or send him an email.