Georgia National Fair at the Fairgrounds in Perry

Ready for rides, animals, and entertainment?  Well, the Georgia National Fair offers plenty of that for all ages, and its coming up on October 8th – 18th at the Georgia National Fairground in Perry.

Here are a few of the “kid” events (and their websites), but you can see a full list of events and concerts here.  The * denotes an event that is new this year.

If you already know which day you want to attend, you can click here to get a daily schedule of events and attractions.
Want to watch wool being spun, see chicks hatch, pet a bunny, and see how much a family of four eats in a year?   Check out Stories of Agriculture for dates and times of these and other educational displays where you can learn more about our state’s agriculture.
Also, check out the schedule for the  Horse and Livestock Shows.
Here are some other important links.


  • Gates Open
    • October 8:  3:00 – 10:00 pm
    • October 9 – 18:  8:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • Rides Open
    • October 8:  3:00 pm – 10:00pm
    • Weekdays:  12:00 pm – 10:00pm
    • Weekends:  10:00 am – 10:00pm
  • McGill Marketplace and Food Vendors Open
    • October 8:  3:00 pm – 10:00pm
    • Weekdays:  12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    • Weekends:  10:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • Miller-Murphy-Howard, Georgia Building, and Heritage Hall Open
    • October 8:  3:00 pm – 10:00pm
    • Weekdays:  9:00 am – 10:00 pm
    • Weekends:  9:00 am – 10:00 pm