Blount County Fair begins next week



The 63rd Annual Blount County Fair is almost here. The fair will open Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 5 p.m., and end at 11 p.m. on Saturday, September 17. There are many different things to see and do this year. There will be rides, booths, a pageant, and animal showings.

Tuesday and Wednesday are student nights. Everyone gets in for $10 instead of the regular $12 entrance fee. Thursday night is Senior Citizens Night, and for anyone 65 and over the entry fee is $2. Military Night is Friday, and you get $2 off admission with your military ID. Finally, Saturday is College Night. Wear your school colors because the best dressed wins a prize.

This year’s fair will be loaded with food trucks offering a selction of good things to eat. There are also a wide variety of booths and special events inside the Blount County-Oneonta Agri- Business Center. A petting zoo for the kids, special animal showings, and cash drawings are available each night. Finally The Whole Backstagetheatre group from Guntersville will perform Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7 p.m.

Many come for the amazing rides, but there is definitely something for everyone this year. Come out to the fair. It’s got more than ever before!

See the special insert in this paper provided by the Blount County – Oneonta Agri-Business Center for further information about the fair.