98th Annual Tennessee Valley Fair

Arts and Entertainment

August 22, 2017

From: Tennessee Valley Fair

Schedule of Events:

September 8, 2017:

Fair Food: Throwdown
4:30 PM - Jacob Building Culinary Arts Stage
Watch as concessionaires compete to win the title of “Best Fair Food”

Princess Pageant, Little Miss Pageant & Tiny Tot Pageant
5:30 pm - Pepsi Community Tent
Take advantage of early bird registration through August 11 and save $10!

Locash
Special Guest: Homer Hart
7:30 pm - Homer Hamilton Theatre
Reserved Seats $15 or $10

Pro Pulling League Champions Tour
Tractor / Truck Pull
Presented by Dodge Ram & Lucas Oil
7:00 pm - Action Sports Arena
Championship Event Featuring: Pro Modified, Mini Rods, Light Weight Super Stock Tractors.

September 9, 2017:

Cheerleading Competition
10:00 AM - Homer Hamilton

Fishing Tips With Sonny Lee
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The Bandstand

Lego Extravaganza - Kerr Building
Use your creativity to create a LEGO masterpiece and win great prizes!
Registration begins at 10:30 AM . Individual Build - 11 A M / Team Build - 1 PM

Cornhole Tournament
Noon Patriot Circle

Fairest of the Fair and Jr. Fairest of the Fair
Jr. Fairest of the Fair 5:30 pm
Fairest of the Fair 7:00 pm
Pepsi Tent
Take advantage of early bird registration through August 11 and save $10!

Jazzspirations
7:00 PM - Homer Hamilton Theatre
Enjoy Knoxville’s Smooth Jazz Concert featuring local Tennessean Jazz talents.

Jasper’s Mascot Party
7:00 PM - Culinary Arts Stage
Bring the whole family to enjoy the largest mascot parade and dance off in East Tennessee!

Pro Pulling League Champions Tour
Tractor / Truck Pull
Presented by Dodge Ram & Lucas Oil
7:00 pm - Action Sports Arena
Championship Event Featuring: Pro Modified, Mini Rods, Light Weight Super Stock Tractors.

September 10, 2017:

Jr. Youth Talent Competition
2:00 PM - Pepsi Tent

ATV Pull
4:00 PM - Action Sports Arena
Featuring ATV, Lawnmower, UTV and Kid’s Pulls Pullers wanted!

Austin East Performing Arts Day
5:00 pm - Pepsi Community Tent
Performances by the Austin East theatre department, modern and ballet dance, West African drum and dance, choir, the marching band and much more!

Michael Ray with Drew Baldridge
7:00 pm - Homer Hamilton Theatre
Reserved Seats $10

September 11, 2017:

College Fair at the Fair
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Barnyard Boulevard
Local students! Take the advantage to explore higher education oppor tunities while enjoying some fun at the Fair.

Tennessee Slammer Bangers
Demolition Derby
7:00 pm - Action Sports Arena
Ever wanted to get in on the Demo Derby Action yourself? Now is your chance!

Faith & Family Night featuring Matthew West
7:30 pm - Homer Hamilton Theatre
Reserved Seats $10
Youth & Church groups welcome!

Little Ponderosa Zoo
Must See Family Fun!
Petting Zoo includes: goats, sheep, rabbits, ducks and exotic animals. Don’t miss the chick hatchery!

September 12, 2017:

Down On The Farm
9:00 Am - 1:00 pm
Livestock Barns
Hands-on exploration of regional agriculture for children ages K-5th grade. Space is limited.

Senior Day
Seniors 65 and over receive
Free Admission All Day
Special Activities from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Pepsi Community Tent
Live entertainment, activities and more just for Seniors!

Tennessee Slammer Bangers
Demolition Derby
7:00 pm - Action Sports Arena
Ever wanted to get in on the Demo Derby Action yourself? Now is your chance!

Josh Turner
7:30 pm - Homer Hamilton Theatre
Reserved Seats $30 or $20
Special Guest: The Young Fables

Livestock Shows
Experience East Tennessee agriculture! Today’s exhibits: Rabbits, Poultr y and Pigeons, and Sheep.

September 13, 2017:

Fair Food Fest
Love Fair Food? Stop by and enjoy discounted fair food in smaller portions from select food vendors from 3:00 pm - close. Here’s your chance to try a wide variety of deep fried goodness! Bring a friend and come hungry!!

Tennessee Slammer Bangers
Demolition Derby
7:00 pm - Action Sports Arena
Ever wanted to get in on the Demo Derby Action yourself? Now is your chance!

Cheap Trick
7:30 pm - Homer Hamilton Theatre
Reserved Seats $30, $20, or $5

September 14, 2017:

Jagged Edge
Special Guest: DJ Eric B
7:30 pm - Homer Hamilton Theatre
Reserved Seats $10

What’s Cooking!
Culinary Arts Stage
2 Nights of Cook-Offs!
Think you’ve got the tastiest, most unique crock pot recipe? Compete for a chance to win great prizes.
One Pot Challenge: Thurs. Sept. 14th, 6:30 PM
Chili Cook-Off: Wed. Sept. 13th, 7:00 P.M.
(Enter your best Chili Recipe for a chance to win!)

Hypnotist Chris Mabrey
A Fan Favorite!
Chris Mabrey mesmerizes audiences year after year with his fun and engaging shows.

Tennessee Mountain Wrestling
Patriot Circle
Bell 8:00 pm

September 15, 2017:

Kool & The Gang
7:30 pm - Homer Hamilton Theatre
Reserved Seats $30, $25, or $5

Jim Cogdill Ram - Rodeo
Featuring Spur’n S Rodeo
8:00 pm - Action Sports Arena
Events: Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc, Calf Roping, Break Away, Team Roping, Cowgirls Barrel Racing and Bull Riding. Cowboys and Cowgirls needed!

1st Annual Robo-Rodeo!
September 15th-17th
Robo-Rodeo is the first official FIRST off-season competition in the state of Tennessee! What is FIRST? FIRST is an international high-school robotics competition. Teams from across the Southeast will compete in this thrilling, high-tech event where spectators will watch teams’ robots complete various tasks and obstacle courses. Free with Fair admission. Located in the Jacob Building.

September 16, 2017:

Princess Party
Pepsi Community Tent - Noon - 2 PM
Join some of your favorite fairy tale princesses for a magical afternoon of performances, meet & greets and our 4th annual Princess Parade! Guests are encouraged to dress up as their favorite princess! Event is free with fair admission.

Mayberry Day
Pepsi Community Tent
Join East Tennessee’s own Barney Fife (Sammy Sawyer) and his friends for some down home Mayberry fun! Contests, trivia & more. The festivities begin at 4:30 PM.

Jim Cogdill Ram - Rodeo
Featuring Spur’n S Rodeo
7:00 pm - Action Sports Arena
Enjoy one of East Tennessee’s best rodeos! See bull riding, barrel racing, calf roping, saddle bronc and much more.

Regional Youth Talent Contest
7:00 pm - Pepsi Community Tent
East Tennessee’s best undiscovered talent compete for a $1,500 prize!

Con Hunleycon Hunley
7:30 pm - Homer Hamilton Theatre
Reserved Seats $10

September 17, 2017:

La Fiesta Latina XV
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Pepsi Community Tent
Celebrate Hispanic culture with live music, dancing & more.

Tennessee Mountain Wrestling
Legends Show
Bell time 4:00 pm - Patriot Circle
Featuring Tennessee Stud Ron Fuller, Col. Parker Robert Fuller, Cowboy Bob Orton Jr, Bullet Bob Armstrong, Bunkhouse Buck Jimmy Golden, White Lightnin Tim Horner, Dirty White Boy Tony Anthony, K Town Daddy Terry Landell, The Stormtrooper and many more!

Jim Cogdill Ram rodeo
Featuring Spur’n S Rodeo
5:00 pm - Action Sports Arena
Bull riding, barrel racing, calf roping, and more.

John Michael Montgomery
Special Guest: Shaun Abbott
7:30 pm - Homer Hamilton Theatre
Reserved Seats $15

Hometown Heroes Day
All Heroes receive Free admission with proper identification
Current & Past military, police, sheriff, firefighters, first responders, nurses & teachers

Dates and Times:

September 8, 2017: 3:00 pm - Midnight
September 9, 2017: 10:00 am - Midnight
September 10, 2017: 12:00 pm - 11:00 p.m.
September 11, 2017: 10:00 am - 11:00 p.m.
September 12, 2017: 10:00 am - 11:00 p.m.
September 13, 2017: 3:00 pm - 11:00 p.m.
September 14, 2017: 3:00 pm - 11:00 p.m.
September 15, 2017: 3:00 pm - Midnight
September 16, 2017: 10:00 am - Midnight
September 17, 2017: 12:00 pm - Midnight

Location:

Tennessee Valley Fairgrounds,
3301 E Magnolia Avenue,
Knoxville, TN 37914.

Admission:

Adult (Ages 12-64): $10.00
Senior Citizens (Ages 65 and older): $8.00
Children (Ages 6-11): $7.00
Children (Ages 5 and younger): Free

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