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
Listed by date
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.
Fairs that are now closed:
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.
Cumberland County Fair in Crossville
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)
Wilson County Fair – TN State Fair in Lebanon
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
Cost: Free (armbands are $25 and are good for four-hour sessions: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.. – 10p.m.)
Maury County Fair in Columbia
White County Fair in Sparta