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NEW this Year!

Robinson's Racing Pigs & Paddling Porkers


Come cheer on the funniest racing experience ever! Pig racing gets even better when celebrities like Britney Spareribs and Lindsay Showman are vying for the coveted Oreo prize. These porkers will race and swim straight to the top of your most fun list!

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NEW this Year!



This is performance art the whole family will enjoy. You will want to bring the whole family back again and again as the Sandscapes sculptors transform 50 tons of sand in to a specially-themed work of art throughout the run of the fair.

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NEW this Year!

The Puppetone Rockers

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The nationally-known Puppetone Rockers perform to millions of fans every year. The Puppetone Rockers captivate audiences with laughter, audience participation, super-positive messages and a great cast of characters. Catch the huge driving performance piano strolling the grounds daily.




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M-Fri: 5:30, 7:30 & 9:30

Sat: 2:00, 5:00 & 8:00

Sun: 2:00, 5:00 & 8:00

Sea Lion Splash!

You'll laugh and stare in amazement as these unique creatures balance balls, catch rings, do handstands and perform gymnastics tricks! This is the only traveling, self-contained sea lion show in the country! When the sea lions are not performing their hilarious and educational show, they will be on display so that everyone can view them as they swim and play in their natural habitat.

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M-Th: 6:30 & 8:30

Fri: 5:00, 7:00 & 9:00

Sat: 2:30, 5:30 & 8:30

Sun: 2:30, 5:30 & 8:30



The Tiger Encounter


At 20 years old Felicia Frisco, the 9th Generation animal trainer is the youngest female tiger trainer in the United States. See her present her five Bengal tigers in "The Tiger Encounter." This show is dedicated to the education and preservation of tigers, by educating people on the plight of the tiger, as well as entertaining them by a series of natural behaviors, and showing the bond between tiger and trainer by training with positive reinforcement.

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Oscar the Robot

OSCAR is a sophisticated, robotic people magnet! He generates and entertains crowds with his wonderful wit and outgoing personality wherever he appears! Radio controlled with an advanced two-way audio system, OSCAR actually listens and responds to captivated audiences and his built-in video system, with cameras, VCR and color TV, enables him to promote any product service or event. His animated head and arms, music and sound effects all add to the magic, as he dances with amazed customers, prospects or other guests.

Roaming the grounds for 5 hours daily!






Brian Ruth

M-Fri: 5:30, 7:30 & 9:30

Sat: 1:30, 3:30, 6:00 &


Sun: 2:30, 5:30, & 8:30


Brian Ruth "Master of the Chainsaw"

Brian Ruth, "Master of the Chainsaw", will transform a raw, 2 foot long log into a true work of art with only a chainsaw. Ruth has been carving sculptures with a chainsaw for more than 20 years.

Chainsaw carving auction Saturday on the Local Entertainment Stage

Saturday, September 27 - 7:00pm

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Wit Carson Petting Zoo and Pony Rides

The Wit Carson Petting Zoo and the fair petting barn at the south entrance of the fairgrounds provide a fun and educational experience for all ages. There are bison, zebra, cows, rabbits, llamas, and much more. Don't forget the ponies!

Open Daily During Fair Hours

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Local Entertainment Stage

Check out all the local stars, from cloggers to square dancers to local bands. There is something for everyone on the Local entertainment stage.

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Award-Winning Non-Commercial Exhibits and Flower Shows

Blue ribbons are the ultimate prize for many who enter their gardening and artistic talents in a wide variety of non-commercial competitive divisions. The competitions are open to people of all ages and are on display throughout the entire run of the fair.

Enter your Non-Commercial exhibits Saturday Sept 13 and Sunday Sept 14


Georgia Mountain Lift


Wildcat Roller Coaster

The Great James H. Drew Exposition Carnival Midway

A cornerstone of the fair, the famous James H. Drew Exposition returns with the world's most progressive midway. Featuring over 40 rides and numerous games that will surely provide fun for all! All rides require more than (1) coupon each.

For Ride Restrictions please click here


New in 2014!

Swing Tower

Sky Flyer