“Tradition Lives On” with the 2011 Tennessee State Fair

“Tradition Lives On” September 9-18, 2011 at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds with

the 2011 Tennessee State Fair. This year’s fair marks the 105th year of our state fair
and will showcase the heritage, culture and promise of the entire state of Tennessee.

The Tennessee State Fair Association, a public-private partnership dedicated to
creating a true state fair, will operate and manage the fair. This year’s fair will offer
exciting activities, exhibits, animals, creative arts, competitions, rides, music and must-see events that are integral to the tradition of the state fair.

Starting Monday, August 15, participating Kroger locations will offer great savings
on the fair with its $5 Advanced Gate Admission and $20 All-You-Can-Ride
Wristbands. Advanced tickets and wristbands will be available at Kroger until
midnight on Friday, September 9.

Regular gate admission is $8 for adults (13-54), $5 for kids (3-12) and seniors (55
and up), and FREE for children 2 and under. Regular All-You-Can-Ride Wristbands
will be available for $25 Monday through Friday of the fair and $30 on Saturdays
and Sundays.

Below are the 2011 Tennessee State Fair Gate Hours of Operation:
                  Opening Day (9/9) – 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
                  Saturdays (9/10 & 9/17) – 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
                  Sundays (9/11 & 9/18) – 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
                  Monday (9/12) – 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
                  Tuesday (9/13) – 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
                  Wednesday-Friday (9/14-9/16) – 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Stay tuned for more details on this year’s fair. We look forward to a great Tennessee
State Fair! Tradition Lives On!