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2022 North Georgia State Fair

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Photo of the swing ride at the fair
  • Sun, 10/02/2022 - 04:00 PM - 10:00 PM

As the largest fair in metro Atlanta, the Superior Plumbing presents North Georgia State Fair attracts over 350,000 people every year from north Georgia and neighboring states. The fair features live music, a variety of free attractions including world-class ground acts from around the globe, not one, but two petting barns featuring barnyard and exotic animals, flower shows; blue ribbon competitions for handmade goods and items, fruits, vegetables and artwork of all kinds; local entertainment, and delicious fair foods including traditional fair foods as well as lots of unexpected specialty delights. The family-owned and operated Great James H. Drew Exposition Midway, one of the largest carnival midways in the United States, offers a wide assortment of carnival games, entertainment, and exciting rides for thrill-seekers of all ages, including the Wildcat Rollercoaster, the Georgia Mountain Lift and the Mega Slide.

The fair runs from Sept. 22 - Oct. 2, Monday through Thursday, 4 - 11 p.m., Fridays 4 p.m. - midnight, Saturdays 10 a.m. - midnight, and Sundays 12:30 - 10 p.m..

A covered arena ensures concerts will go on rain or shine. Concerts include appearances by great country and contemporary Christian artists. Showcasing the Carriage Kia Concert Series this year are:

Friday, Sept. 23 - The Afters 

Saturday, Sept. 24 - LOCASH  

Wednesday, Sept. 28 - Josh Turner

Thursday, Sept.29 - Corey Smith

Friday, Sept. 30 - Michael Ray

NEW in 2022: The American Bull Riders Tour Saturday, Oct. 1 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 2 at 6 p.m.

Concerts are free with fair admission.

NEW for 2022: The Superior Plumbing Presents North Georgia State Fair will be implementing a new YOUTH ATTENDANCE POLICY and a CLEAR BAG POLICY. These new policies are in line with other events and establishments and are designed to ensure a family-friendly environment for all our patrons.

Youth Attendance Policy:
After 6 p.m. each day, no individual under the age of 17 will be allowed admission without a parent.

Clear Bag Policy:
Clear Bags may not exceed 12”x6”x12”. One-gallon resealable clear plastic freezer bags and small clutch purses no larger than 4.5”x 6.5” are also permitted.

Gate Entry Policy:
No fair entry Sunday - Thursday after 9 p.m., and Friday - Saturday after 10 p.m.


Gate Admission is $10. Children 10 and under enter free. Ride tickets are $1.25 each, $20.00 for 21 tickets, $50.00 for 55 tickets and $100 for 120 tickets. All rides require more than one ticket. Parking is $5. ATM machines are located on the midway. Online advance discount tickets can be purchased for $7.00, with children 10 and under free. A book of 21 ride tickets can be purchased for only $11.00 (a 50% discount) through Sept. 21. Visit our website for information, daily specials and discount tickets.

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