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May 26, 2024

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County Fairs Continue in Middle Tennessee!

Fair fun continues with the Robertson County Fair (Springfield) and the Middle Tennessee District Fair (Lawrenceburg).

County fairs are always guaranteed family fun — as well as a great opportunity to check out other cool places in Middle Tennessee. There’s no other better way to spend the day than eating fair food, riding carnival rides, seeing animals and listening to music and having a chance to see agriculture up close.

Whether you like big motor sports or a nice picnic table and a fried funnel cake, there’s a fair for you in Middle Tennessee. Check them out below and plan your fair season accordingly.

Middle Tennessee County Fairs in 2023

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Middle Tennessee District Fair - Fairground - Lawrenceburg, Tennessee - Zaubee

 Middle Tennessee District Fair in Lawrenceburg

September 21 – 30, 2023
Cost: Adult everyday except Friday & Saturday: $8; Adult Friday and Saturday: $10, Children (Ages 6-12): $5
Times: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. p.m. each night except Saturday, 3 p.m. on Saturday
See schedule of events here.
Location here.


Fairs that are now closed:

Mark Your Calendar for 2021 Robertson County Fair - Robertson County Source

Robertson County Fair in Springfield

September 19 – 23, 2023
Cost: Monday – Thursday $12 (all ages) covers Fair and Carnival Rides; Friday and Saturday – Adults $10  Students $5 (*Does not cover rides)
Times: 5:30 p.m. each night except Saturday, 3 p.m. on Saturday.
Location here.

Nashville Fair

September 8 – 17, 2023
Cost: $10 for adults, $8 for children and seniors, kids 5 and under are free.
Schedule of events here.
Location here.

Cumberland County Fair in Crossville

August 14 – 19, 2023
Cost: $5 (children under 5 are free!)
Schedule of events here.
Location here.

Cheatham County Fair in Ashland City

August 15 – 19, 2023
Times: Gates at 5 p.m., rides at 6 p.m., events at 7 :30 p.m. nightly
Cost: $15 (plus $3 parking)
Location here.

Wilson County Fair – TN State Fair in Lebanon

August 17 – 26, 2023
Schedule of events here.
Location here.
Ticket info here.

Summer Carnival in La Vergne

August 24 – 26, 2023
Hours: 6 – 10 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and noon – 10 p.m. on Saturday
Free (armbands are $25 and are good for four-hour sessions: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.. – 10p.m.)
Location here.

Maury County Fair in Columbia

August 31 – September 4, 2023
Schedule of events here.
Location here.

White County Fair in Sparta

September 1 – 9, 2023
Cost: $5 every day except Sunday, Sept. 3 (brin canned food)
Schedule of events here.
Location here.


About the Author

Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.