Entertainment & Attractions
Nationally renowned Hypnotist Tammy Barton has entertained thousands of Fairgoers young and old alike. During her performance, Tammy will dazzle and amaze you. Willing volunteers travel through a journey of the mind with her expert guidance. Tammy has been joined on stage by celebrities such as Toby Keith, Britney Spears, Madonna, and many more. She will captivate her audience’s attention from beginning to end. This show will be remembered by all for years to come! http://allforhypnosis.com/
Kari & Billy
Meet the newest Nashville duo exploding onto the country music scene, Kari & Billy! Fiddle player, singer and entertainer, Kari Nelson, together with singer, songwriter, guitar and harmonica player, Billy Arnold accompanied by some of Nashville’s hottest pickers present a high energy, foot stomping, fiddle smokin’ country music show that audiences of all ages won’t want to miss! Their musical selections include current, classic, and original country music songs as well as some classic rock and oldies! With pure honest vocals that will melt your heart, sizzling’ fiddle and harmonica licks combined with wholesome, positive lyrics, Kari & Billy provide a truly unique and entertaining experience the whole family can enjoy! www.kariandbilly.com
Jeff Smith Chevrolet/WDEN Stage (Oct 9-12)
Mango & Dango
Mango and Dango love sharing their passion and enthusiasm of life’s endless possibilities with audiences by finding the comedic subtleties in everyday situations. They will wow you with breathtaking technical skills and amazing acrobatics. Prepare to be blown away as they bring together laughter and danger for a pas-de-deux of chance and circumstance, and enjoy the ride as they whisk you away on the adventure of a lifetime as they sail across the Globe in their “Magical Flying Umbrella Ship.” www.mangoanddango.com
The Tree of Life
The forest comes to the people! The walking, talking Tree of Life will be making his second appearance at this year’s Georgia National Fair. Not only will he be providing portable shade and great photo opportunities, but he will also be sharing stories of the woods, as ONLY a tree can tell them!
Wool Riders Only Presents … Mutton Bustin’
This is the toughest sport on wool! This event brings all of the excitement of rodeo competition to the Fair this year! You’ll hear the enthusiastic cheers as boys and girls ages three to six, weighing less than 60 pounds try to ride a sheep for a full six seconds! But if you want to ride, you’d better get there early, because it fills up fast! $10 .00 registration fee for participants. http://woolwarriors.com/
Near East Gate
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Purgatory Iron Works
Whether it’s history you love or just white hot steel, Purgatory Iron Works will astound you! Trenton Tye, a professional blacksmith and educator, will entertain and amaze you with this truly awe-inspiring craft. See bars of steel hammered and transformed into useful items right in front of your eyes! Trenton will not only show you the traditional methods of his craft, but also will teach you about the work that spans back over 2000 years. If you are looking for serious hands-on history or just an amazing show, come see the blacksmith! www.purgatoryironworks.com
Near East Gate
Matt’s Family Jam
Matt and Lisa Rolf’s family have put together a show chock full of incredible music, hilarious comedy, and unique audience participation. It will not only entertain, but will inspire young and old alike! From rock ‘n roll, to jazz, to gospel, to country, to top 40, each specially crafted tune will appeal to both little and big ears! This fresh, hip, kid-friendly music show is sure to put a smile on everyone’s face! www.mattsfamilyjam.com
This year’s Rumba Latina can be described by three simple, but powerful words “Suenos”, “Musica” y “Sabor” (Dreams, Music and Cultural Flavor). Every single performer for this year’s show is capable of bringing all these elements to our audience and captivate them with an explosive sense of creativity and culture. Hosted by DJ Kike, the best Latino Disc Jockey, this is an event that the entire family will love to experience!
Georgia Stage October 12, 5:00 pm
The Royal Hanneford Circus
Although the Royal Hanneford Circus has appeared at the Georgia National Fair for a number of years, each year is different with new and exciting acts! The circus is free to any Fairgoer. When the ringmaster calls the show, the big top is always full. Acts have ranged from high-wire to clowns and from wild animal performances to acrobats. Like the ringmaster says, “Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages, get ready for the thrill of your life with the Royal Hanneford Circus!” http://hannefordcircus.com/
Near South Gate
Finish off your day at the Fair with a bang! Fireworks have always been a tradition at the Georgia National Fair and for the 22nd Fair we’re not holding anything back! This year’s exciting show will send adrenaline surging through your body and leave your mouth open with wonder! www.pyrotecnico.com
Sea Lion Splash!
You’ll laugh, and stare in amazement as these unique creatures balance balls, catch rings, and perform gymnastic tricks! This is the only traveling, self-contained sea lion show in the country! When the sea lions aren’t performing their hilarious and educational show, they will be on display so everyone can view them as they swim and play in their natural habitat. www.squalus.net
South of Reaves Arena
Ed & Geraldine’s Old-Time Music
Ed and Geraldine combine traditional fiddle tunes, folk songs, and old-time country music to make a foot-stomping, spoon-playing good time. Fairgoers of all ages are entertained by Ed and Geraldine’s stories of older days. They demonstrate traditional dance and song routines. They offer workshops, storytelling, and concerts to educate the audience on Early American music and the history that surrounds it. Ed and Geraldine always make a special effort to bring young children into their act. http://edandgeraldine.org
Eudora Farms Petting Zoo
Exciting, entertaining, and educational for the entire family, this world-class exotic petting zoo is home to more than 55 animals from Africa, South America, Australia, and Asia. Eudora Farms also performs educational animal shows which are informative and entertaining for a truly face-to-face experience. www.eudorafarms.com
South of Reaves Arena
Leon Jacobs is a wonder on the keyboard! He combines his musical skills with a great vocal ability to provide a remarkable and entertaining presentation! His act is supplemented with a computer assisted arrangement that makes his one-man show sound like an entire band! www.leonjacobsjr.com
Tower Stage October 3-12
Mike Fuller … The Magician!
As the star of the TV show “The Magic Club,” Mike Fuller is a superb magician. His interest began at an early age and continues even stronger today. Mike Fuller captivates his audiences with unbelievable magic. You can see it, but you probably won’t believe it! http://mikefullerthemagician.com
North Side of Reaves Arena
Clap your hands, tap your toes, and sing along to the traditional bluegrass and county gospel music of Bill and Sue Davis. These Middle Georgia pickers entertain you with old familiar favorites on the banjo, guitar, and mandolin while giving Fairgoers a good, old-fashioned feeling.
Robinson’s Racing Pigs
A bell sounds. The runners are off. Each athlete vies for the lead. The crowd roots for their favorite. However, this is not your average race or your average runners. The runners are pigs … Robinson’s Racing Pigs! Each one hopes to get the coveted prize, an Oreo cookie. The animal kingdom sport is a popular one among Fairgoers worldwide. Robinson’s world-famous pigs have performed their 14 to 18 mph sport on NBC’s Tonight Show, ABC’s Wide World of Sports, and on TV stations in Europe, Japan, and Australia. http://robinsonsracingpigs.net
South of Reaves Arena
Tadpole The Clown
Tadpole is one of the most colorful clowns you will ever see. He is also one of the friendliest. He roams the Fairgrounds bringing good humor and good cheer to everyone. Tadpole uses a number of vehicles and props to enlighten and entertain his guests. Tadpole is the type of clown you can’t help but love.