Tennessee State Fair Advanced Tickets Now on Sale!

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 15, 2011) – Advanced tickets and All-You-Can-Ride wristbands for the 105th Tennessee State Fair went on sale today at participating Middle Tennessee Kroger stores.

From now until midnight on September 9, fair-goers can get up to $8 in savings on the Fair by purchasing $5 Advanced Gate Admission and $20 All-You-Can-Ride Wristbands at Kroger. Regular Gate Admission to the fair will be $8, and regular All-You-Can-Ride Wristbands will be sold at the Fair for $25 Monday through Friday and $30 on Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets and wristbands can also be purchased online at

“Tradition Lives On” at this year’s Fair with customary Livestock & Creative Arts competitions. The Fair will also feature nightly must-see shows such as the Banana Derby monkey races, the Great Lakes Timber Show, and the Kenyan Safari Acrobats.

New contests such as Tennessee’s Got Talent, a talent-search competition open to all Tennessee residents, and the Tennessee State Fair Corn Hole Championship will also be at this year’s Fair. The 2011 Fair will host at least two free concerts for fair-goers in the racetrack grandstands.

Also in the racetrack grandstands will be a demolition derby and stock car races on opening weekend. Race tickets will be sold separately. Fair-goers can expect nightly music, thrill rides, kid attractions, educational exhibits and many other entertaining activities all 10 days of the fair.

The Tennessee State Fair will be held September 9-18 at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds, located at 500 Wedgewood Avenue. For more information regarding blue ribbon competitions, the list of all contests and must-see events, or general information on this year’s Fair, please