The 130th Anderson County Fair–the “Best Six Days of Summer”–continues Tuesday on the Fairgrounds in Clinton with a full night of fun for the whole family.
Gates open each day at 5 pm and will close at 10 pm nightly. Admission is $5 per person, and season pass that gets you in to the Fair every night is $20. Admission for children under six years old is absolutely free every night. Pay one price of $20 to get an armband that will let you enjoy all of the James Gang’s carnival rides as well, which open at 6 pm each night.
Tonight’s Living Heritage Demonstrations will be of handmade greeting cards, the Little Ponderosa Petting Zoo opens as always at 5 pm, the Tractor Parade of Power fires off at 7 pm, and there will be cash giveaways, sponsored by Rusty Wallace Chevrolet, at 7 and 9 pm.
Tuesday, which is “Peoples Bank of the South Night,” also features the Lamb & Sheep Show, 4H Showcase and Holley-Gamble’s always-popular Kids Fun Night.
Wednesday starts early with Senior Citizens Day at the Fair, with the gates opening for seniors at 11:30 am and the Ice Cream Party at 1:30 pm.
Wednesday is also the first of two Kids’ Free Nights, where kids 15 and under get in free, this one sponsored by the Rogers Group and Powell-Clinch Utility District. That night also features a cornhole tournament as well as music by the Shaun Abbott Band.
For a complete look at all of the festivities surrounding the Anderson County Fair, check out their website, where you can find a complete schedule of events, the answers to frequently asked questions and photographs from Fair’s past.
Tuesday at the Anderson County Fair
|4:00pm||Sheep, Lamb Show (Barn on the Fairgrounds)|
|5:00pm – Close||Little Ponderosa Petting Zoo sponsored by ACE Hardware|
|5:00pm – 9:00pm||4-H Showcase|
|6:00pm||James Gang Amusement (Pay One Price for rides)|
|6:00pm – 9:00pm||Holley Gamble Kid’s Fun Night|
|6:00pm – 9:00pm||Living Heritage Demonstration: Handmade Greeting Cards|
|7:00pm||Tractor Parade of Power (Ballfield)|
|7:00pm & 9:00pm||CASH GIVEAWAY – Sponsored by Rusty Wallace Chevrolet|