Tennessee Valley Fair 2012 information

People ride the Mind Blaster during opening night of the Tennessee Valley Fair on Friday, September 11, 2009.

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People ride the Mind Blaster during opening night of the Tennessee Valley Fair on Friday, September 11, 2009.

93rd Annual Tennessee Valley Fair

When Sept. 7-16; Gates open 3 p. m. Sept. 7, Sept. 12-14, 10 a.m. Sept. 8, Sept. 10-11 & Sept. 15; noon Sept. 9 & Sept. 16; gates close at midnight

Where: Chilhowee Park

Admission: $9 adults, $7 senior citizens, $6 ages 6-11; free ages 5 & younger

More information/complete schedule at http://tnvalleyfair.org

Special Events/Shows/Activities

Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show, 7 & 8 p.m. Sept. 7, Sept. 12-14; 3, 5, 7 & 8 p.m. Sept. 8-9, Sept. 15-16; 1:30, 7 & 8 p.m. Sept. 10, 1:30, 6 & 8 p.m. Sept. 11, Adventure Path

National Tractor Pullers Association Mid-South Pullers Association's Tractor/Truck Pull, 7 p.m. Sept. 7-Sept. 8, Action Sports Arena

Lego Extravaganza, Sept. 8, individuals check in 10:30 a.m., build at 11 a.m.; families/teams check in 2:30 p.m., build at 3 p.m.; Legos provided; create Lego work within a time limit, Kerr Building

Cheerleading/Dance Competition 10 a.m. Sept. 8, Homer Hamilton Arena

Tennessee State Arm Wrestling Championship, 4 p.m. Sept. 8, Jacob Tent

ATV Pull, 6 p.m. Sept. 9, Action Sports Arena

Paint the Fair Pink Day, Sept. 9, includes Pink Day Hoe Down 3 p.m. Sept. 9 at Bandstand

Praise 96.3 Gospel Night, live gospel music 6-8 p.m. Sept. 11, Pepsi Community Tent

Jasper's Mascot Party, 7 p.m. Sept. 13, Jacob Building

Spur'n S Rodeo, 8 p.m. Sept. 14, Action Sports Arena

Einstein Simplified Comedy Improvisation show, 6 p.m. Sept. 14, Pepsi Community Tent

Mayberry Day, 4:30-6 p.m. Sept. 15, Mayberry-styled events, Pepsi Community Tent

Food City Hot Dog Decorating Contest, 3 p.m. Sept. 16, create a hot dog masterpiece, Jacob Building

La Fiesta Latina, 2 p.m. Sept. 16, Hispanic-focused event includes music, dancing, Pepsi Community Tent

Hometown Heroes Day, Sept. 16, East Tennessee's current & past military, policeman, deputy sheriffs, firefighters, first responders & current teachers get $1 admission discount with id

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