Free Daily Attractions

FREE DAILY ATTRACTIONS – WEEKDAY

Racing Pigs Come see some trained pigs race around a track! It’s sure to be a fun, and hilarious, event for all ages. You’ll be surprised at these cute little athletes! FAMILY FUN ZONE     Mon/Fri 6,8 &10 pm.

Western Comedy Show – These two crazy cowboys can’t wait to tell fairgoers about their “Brand New, New and Improved, Bigger And Better, Miracle Tonic” that’s sure to cure all that ails ya. Shades of The Three Stooges and Mel Brooks, this wacky duo are always a crowd pleaser for audiences of all ages. Mon/Fri 6:30 & 8:30pm

4-H “Live” Butterfly Exhibit presented by Davidson County 4-H Interact with Tennessee Native Butterflies – even feed them nectar from a stick! Open Daily until 10pm.

Barnyard Animals – We offer a unique opportunity to experience a live encounter and learn about a variety of friendly, domesticated farm animals. Our interactive approach is fun for the young and young at heart. Open daily until 10 pm.

Farm Tours presented by Tennessee Farm Bureau – an informative, guided tour throughout the livestock barns and AG Hall. Fairgoers register for a select time the tours are given until 7:30 pm  nightly.  MILKING PARLOR

Ham Cooking Demo – is a demonstration in the AG Hall for preparing and cooking country ham. Shows nightly at 7 pm.  AG BUILDING

Mr. Bond the Science Guy – The Science Guys have been teaching STEM and now STEAM programs long before there was an acronym. Check out the Daily Shows. Mon/Fri 7:30 pm    AG LIVE BUILDING 

Balloon Bonanza – Sam the Balloon Man will be working in the Ag Live building, creating a huge work of art from balloons alone! Make sure to stop by daily as he is adding and expanding the balloon scene every day of the fair. AG LIVE BUILDING  Open until 10 pm.

Rabbit Exhibit – The most hopping place at the Fair!  Stop by and see a wide selection of breeds of rabbits daily until 10 pm in the AG LIVE BUILDING.

Tiny Acres – Tiny Acres engages little folks with hands-on experience and appreciation of the time and energy that the American farmer puts into bringing food to the family table. AG LIVE BUILDING Open until 9pm.

Milking Demonstrations – Visit this traditional milking facility for a glimpse of the twice a day milking ritual with dairy experts on hand to explain what is going on. The facility provides our Dairy Exhibitors a clean sanitized place to milk their cows during the ten day fair.  MILKING PARLOR 6:40 Nightly

Nightly Wrestling – The state fair has a long and storied history with professional wrestling. Check out nightly ring action at 7:30 & 8:30 all 10 days.  TUNNEL AREA

African Acrobats The acrobat show has been a big attraction at the Tennessee State Fair for the past 10 years, with crowds getting bigger every year. This year the show will mesmerize again with feats such as balancing on chairs, limbo under a rod of fire, tumbling, and fire eating. Find them on the FESTIVAL OF NATION STAGE.      Mon/Fri 5:45, 7:45 & 9:45

Bee Extracting  Every want to know how honey was harvested just head over the AG Hall for daily show at 6 pm nightly.

 Burger Grill Offhosted by the Farm & Forest Families on Friday, September 8th @ 10am on the Moosic Stage. Teams featuring local media personalities will compete for the most creative, best-tasting burger featuring the most Tennessee-grown or Tennessee-made products. Burgers will be judged on taste and who has the Most Sizzle.

FREE DAILY ATTRACTIONS – WEEKEND

Shopkins – Two of the beloved Shopkins characters – Kooky Cookie and Apple Blossom will come to life for a meet and greet with their adoring fans.  September 9th & 10th. 30 minute appearances on the hour from noon to 6pm.

Racing Pigs Come see some trained pigs race around a track! It’s sure to be a fun, and hilarious, event for all ages. You’ll be surprised at these cute little athletes! FAMILY FUN ZONE    Sat/Sun 1,3,5,7 &9 pm 

Western Comedy Show – These two crazy cowboys can’t wait to tell fairgoers about their “Brand New, New and Improved, Bigger And Better, Miracle Tonic” that’s sure to cure all that ails ya. Shades of The Three Stooges and Mel Brooks, this wacky duo are always a crowd pleaser for audiences of all ages. Sat/Sun 12:00, 2:00, 4:00, 6:00 & 8:00pm

4-H Butterfly Exhibit presented by Davidson County 4-H Interact with Tennessee Native Butterflies – even feed them nectar from a stick! Open Daily until 10pm.

Barnyard Animals – We offer a unique opportunity to experience a live encounter and learn about a variety of friendly, domesticated farm animals. Our interactive approach is fun for the young and young at heart. Open daily until 10 pm.

Farm Tours presented by Tennessee Farm Bureau – an informative, guided tour throughout the livestock barns and AG Hall. Fairgoers register for a select time the tours are given until 7:30 pm  nightly.  MILKING PARLOR

Ham Cooking Demo – is a demonstration in the AG Hall for preparing and cooking country ham. Shows nightly at 7 pm.  AG BUILDING

Mr. Bond the Science Guy – The Science Guys have been teaching STEM and now STEAM programs long before there was an acronym. Check out the Daily Shows.     Sat/Sun 1:30, 3:30 & 6:30     AG LIVE BUILDING 

David Turner and Friends – a performing ventriloquist that will entertain you and the whole family through humor and song. Sat/Sun 2:30, 4:30 & 7:30  AG LIVE BUILDING

Balloon Bonanza – Sam the Balloon Man will be working in the Ag Live building, creating a huge work of art from balloons alone! Make sure to stop by daily as he is adding and expanding the balloon scene every day of the fair. AG LIVE BUILDING  Open until 10 pm.

Rabbit Exhibit – The most hopping place at the Fair!  Stop by and see a wide selection of breeds of rabbits daily until 10 pm in the AG LIVE BUILDING.

Tiny Acres – Tiny Acres engages little folks with hands-on experience and appreciation of the time and energy that the American farmer puts into bringing food to the family table. AG LIVE BUILDING Open until 10pm.

Milking Demonstrations – Visit this traditional milking facility for a glimpse of the twice a day milking ritual with dairy experts on hand to explain what is going on. The facility provides our Dairy Exhibitors a clean sanitized place to milk their cows during the ten day fair.  MILKING PARLOR 6:40 Nightly

Nightly Wrestling – The state fair has a long and storied history with professional wrestling. Check out nightly ring action at 7:30 & 8:30 all 10 days.  TUNNEL AREA

African Acrobats The acrobat show has been a big attraction at the Tennessee State Fair for the past 10 years, with crowds getting bigger every year. This year the show will mesmerize again with feats such as balancing on chairs, limbo under a rod of fire, tumbling, and fire eating. Find them on the FESTIVAL OF NATION STAGE. Sat/Sun 12:45, 4:45 & 8:45 

Bee Extracting  Every want to know how honey was harvested just head over the AG Hall for daily show at 6 pm.

Al Menah Shrine Clowns – Who doesn’t love a clown.  Watch the wild and wacky clowns perform and entertain children of all ages. Sat/Sun 12:30, 3:15 & 5:30     MOOSIC STAGE

Bluegrass and Fiddlers Jamboree – Some of Tennessee’s greatest players are coming to the Fair to pick it to win it! Come one, come all to the Creative Arts Building on Saturday, September 10th. Registration is at 10am, and the competition begins at 11am. Registration is free with paid admission to the Fair.