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Fritters250The Fritters

new2016-77The Fritters (A.K.A. Ragoo, and Tubbs) are friendly, furry characters that will be strolling around the fairgrounds begging for attention. Where there’s melting ice-cream, sticky faces and unsuspecting family members, The Fritters are sure to be close by. The young and young at heart will love these adorable characters. They bring a smile to everyone around!

 

Location: Strolling
Show Times: 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm daily

trex250Louie the T-Rex

Gnew2016-77et face to face and interact with one of the greatest predator to walk the earth, the Tyrannosaurus Rex. Come meet Louie, a juvenile 16’ long male T-Rex who will be strolling the grounds multiple times per day. Let us take you back to a time when dinosaurs ruled the earth and let your imagination go wild. Stroll the grounds with one of the most infamous dinosaur of them all. Louie will be taking a bite out of the Georgia National Fair in 2016!

Location: Strolling
Show Times: 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm daily

procrastinators250The Procrastinators

new2016-77These outrageous drummers turn five-gallon water jugs, stools, and pots & pans into legitimate musical instruments as they jump, slide, twist, and stomp their way through the Fairgrounds with fast and furious rhythmic fun. Be sure to keep your eyes and ears open, because you never know when this fast paced show may come around the next corner!

 

Location: Strolling
Show Times: 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm daily

ZuZu250Zu Zu African Acrobats
(October 6-11)

new2016-77Hailing from Kenya, Africa, and featured on America’s Got Talent, the Zu Zu African Acrobats are sure to thrill and amaze audiences of all ages at this year’s Fair! Acrobatics that seem impossible to normal human beings can be seen done with ease by these incredible athletes.  You will marvel at the teamwork displayed which exemplifies the rewards of working together. Using high energy dance in cirque type acrobatics, this musically accompanied show is fast paced and full of energy.

Location: The All-American Stage – Between The Georgia Grown Building and McGill Marketplace
Show Times: Oct 6-11 – 5:30 pm, 8:00 pm
Also performs Oct 8-9 at 3:00 pm

KidScience250Kids Science Safari

new2016-77The Kidz Science Safari is a mobile, fully interactive, traveling children’s museum activity. It features 14 “hands-on” science based educational exhibits that appeal especially to children, grades K-6th. Based on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) this exhibit combines learning with fun for all children, ages 4-12 and above!

 

Location: East side of McGill Marketplace
Exhibit Open: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm daily

tigers250Page’s White Tigers

new2016-77Page’s White Tiger Show is an unusual and unique show. It is presented by one of the youngest female tiger trainers and presenters in the world, Vicenta Page. With six white tigers, Vicenta has spent the last four years touring with the Ringling Bros., Barnum & Bailey Circus. At this year’s Fair, she will take you through her upbringing in the circus world, her family background, and her unique raising of the White Bengal Tigers. http://www.capitolint.com/Fairs/Pages/pages.html
Location: South Gate
Show Times: Oct 6 –7:30 pm , Oct 7-16 – 1:30 pm, 4:30 pm, 7:30 pm
Tigers on Display: 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm daily

smithfield250Smithfield (October 7-9)

new2016-77Country duos are a unique breed in the music industry. Two voices have to blend perfectly together, and that combination is often hard to find, even in two great singers. Comprised of vocalists Trey and Jennifer, SmithField took the stage by storm with their memorable music and stunning harmonies. Having grown up together, their on-stage chemistry is undeniably genuine and natural. Mixing the heavily rock influenced background of Trey and the classical country tendency of Jennifer, SmithField creates a contemporary country sound that’s different and compelling.

More Info: http://www.smithfieldmusic.com/
Location: The Tower Stage – in front of Reaves Arena
Show Times: 4:00 pm, 8:00 pm
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BreakfastClub250The Breakfast Club
(October 7-9)

new2016-77The Breakfast Club is the longest running, most recognized ’80’s tribute band in the United States.  This is NOT some wig wearing, mall fashion version of an ‘80’s cover band, lip syncing to tracks while pretending to play an unplugged guitar.  This is real hair, real 1980s clothes, real vocals, and real musical talent. The Breakfast Club is the real deal, performing live ‘80’s pop “better than the original artists!”
More Info: http://thebreakfastclub.com/
Location: The Tower Stage – in front of Reaves Arena
Show Times: 3:00 pm, 7:00 pm
Presented by:  Windstream_175

postMonroe250Post Monroe
(October 14-16)

new2016-77Post Monroe is a country trio that blends three authentic female voices and personalities. Comprised of Whitney Duncan, Ashlee Hewitt and Shelby McLeod, the group is influenced by a vast array of sounds from classic country to rock ‘n roll to bluegrass. The result is pure country music, cemented by their commitment to songwriting as a group and individuals.

More Info: http://postmonroe.com/
Location: The Tower Stage –  in front of Reaves Arena
Show Times: 4:00 pm, 8:00 pm
Presented by:  Windstream_175

GreatWhite250

Great White Lion Snake
(October 14-16)

new2016-77We all know that the “Decade of Decadence” was the ’80s. It was a time when the Sunset Strip ruled the world, and there was still attitude and danger in rock music. If you miss those days, or even missed OUT on those days, then look no further! This show is the real deal: The hair, the make-up, the leather, the Spandex, and all the moves and attitudes of the era. This is ’80s Hair-Rock the way it is supposed to be done. Covering bands like Poison, Def Leppard, Van Halen, Motley Crue, Guns N’ Roses, and Bon Jovi (just to name a few), there isn’t an 80’s Rock Anthem or Power Ballad that these guys don’t have covered!

Location: The Tower Stage –  in front of Reaves Arena
Show Times: 3:00 pm, 7:00 pm
Presented by:  Windstream_175

racing250FAME Racing

new2016-77Ladies and Gentlemen, Start Your Engines!  Fast Action Motorsports presents FREE R/C Racing.  This interactive race themed experience and high energy show, puts you in the driver’s seat. A family friendly competition that is open to all ages.  Come out, be a part of the show, race a car or grab a seat and cheer on your favorite driver as they compete on the high banked oval for a series of trophies, leading up to a 25 Lap Grand Championship!  So Count it down in 3-2-1-….LET’S GO RACIN’!

More Info: www.fameracing.com
Location: Near North Gate
Show Times: Oct 6 – 6:00 pm, 8:00 pm
Oct 7-16 –  2:00 pm, 4:00 pm, 6:00 pm, 8:00 pm

LiveExchange250The Live Exchange Party Band
(October 14-16)

new2016-77The Live Exchange Party Band, creates the ultimate entertainment experience. This seven-piece band consists of two top notch vocalists, a groovy rhythm section, and a smooth saxophonist. Their young and stylish performance gets the audience movin’ and groovin’ all night. This super group guarantees a great time with their irresistible interactive party music, electrifying audiences as they play songs from yesteryear to today’s current hits.

Location: The Tower Stage –  in front of Reaves Arena
Show Times: 5:00 pm, 9:00 pm
Presented by:  Windstream_175

stilt250Stilt Circus

new2016-77Throughout the past decade, Stilt Circus has delighted audiences on multiple continents with their surreal blend of dazzling crowd-interaction and feats of exceedingly Tall skills. Making their debut performance at The Georgia National Fair in 2016, Stilt Circus will be gliding through the fairgrounds with festive Stilt Artistry finding both the young and young-at-heart. The Stilt Artists will be presenting a different costume/character each day of the fair, so come find them and get your picture taken with your Tall friends of Stilt Circus!

More info: www.StiltCircus.com
Location: Strolling
Show Times: 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm daily

FunnyLittlePeeps250Those Funny Little People

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As seen on America’s Got Talent, are crowd magnets at fairs and festivals across the country! This unparalleled comedy-dance act has an ‘all ages’ appeal, with their high energy theme shows and hilarious improv! They perform a variety of mini- musicals showing off their signature moves, sassy dialogue, and big personalities!  Unexpected antics in the audience are always a favorite part of each show!

Location: Strolling
Show Times: 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm daily

Kazual_250Kazual (Oct 7-9)

If a barbershop quartet comes to mind when you think of acapella music, THINK AGAIN! Kazual (pronounced ‘casual’) is one of the hottest and freshest Acapella Troupes to hit the market! Using only their vocal instruments, Kazual’s sound is smooth, rich and refined. Blending beats with ballads, these guys bring an audience to their feet. With crowd-pleasing covers and original arrangements, Kazual is serious entertainment for everyone!

 

More Info: kazualmania.com
Location: The Tower Stage –  in front of Reaves Arena
Show Times: 5:00 pm, 9:00 pm
Presented by:  Windstream_175

iFlip_250i-Flip

popdemandi-Flip is the ultimate aerial show. This quadruple based structure, with all its accessories, was the result of intensive creative research. This incredible 25 minute show contains Aerial Bungee stunts, a Tramp-Wall, Sphere stunts, Power Track running, and more, and concludes with a 60 foot death-defying High Fall into a stuntman airbag.

 

More Info:  milordentertainment.com
Location: Near the South Gate
Show Times:  Oct 6 – 6:30 pm, 8:30 pm
Oct 7-16 – 4:30 pm, 6:30 pm, 8:30 pm
Also performs at 2:30 pm Oct 8-9 & 15-16

Presented by:
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Tammy_250Tammy Barton

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One of the “can’t miss” shows during the Fair, 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 from the audience will 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!

More Info: http://allforhypnosis.com/
Location: The All-American Stage – between The Georgia Grown Building and McGill Marketplace
Show Times: 6:30 pm, 9:00 pm
Also performs at 4:00 pm Oct 8-9, and 15-16

CuttingEdgePiano_250Cutting Edge Dueling Pianos (Oct 12-16)

Dueling pianos involves two baby grand pianos, both facing each other. The piano players then put on an all request show. Anything the audience wants to hear, the players are sure to know. Whether its 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, or current, rap, country, or rock and roll. Anything you can imagine, they can perform. Everyone is drawn together by the camaraderie and nostalgia to form one large, synergistic party – swaying to the music and bellowing out familiar lyrics. You won’t just be entertained by the piano players – you become part of the experience!

More Info: cuttingedgeduelingpiaonos.com
Location: The All-American Stage – Between The Georgia Grown Building and McGill Marketplace
Show Times: 5:30 pm, 8:00 pm
Also performs at 3:00 pm and 15-16

Circus250The 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.  It features three performances daily and when the ringmaster calls the show, the big top is always full.  Acts have ranged from high-wire acts 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!”

 

Location:  Near the South Gate
Show Times:  Oct 6 – 6:00 pm, 8:00 pm
Oct 7-16 – 4:00 pm, 6:00 pm, 8:00 pm
Also performs at 2:00 pm Oct 8 & 15
Presented by:
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TeamRock250Team Rock

Team Rock is the most extreme aerial stunt & power breaking show in the USA! Precision jumps, shattered boards, and everything that would make Chuck Norris proud! A sizzling triple-combination that makes a standing-room only show: Extreme Air, Extreme Power Breaking, and Extreme Self-Defense! This jaw-dropping show is interactive & fun for all ages.

 

 

Location: Near the South Gate
Show Times: Oct 6 – 6:30 pm, 8:30 pm , Oct 7-16 – 4:30 pm; 6:30 pm, 8:30 pm
Presented By:
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firework_250bNightly Fireworks

Finish off your day at the Fair with a bang! Fireworks have always been a tradition at the Georgia National Fair and for the 27th 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

 

 

Location: At The Main Lake
Show Times: Sunday – Thursday – 10:00 pm – Fridays & Saturdays – 11:00 pm

Robinspon_2016_250Robinson’s Racing Pigs

popdemandA bell sounds.  The runners are off to a start.  Each athlete vies for the lead.  The crowd “roots” for their favorite runners.  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’s newest 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 stations in Europe, Japan and Australia.

Location: South of Reaves Arena
Show Times:  Oct 6 – 5:00 pm, 7:00 pm, 8:00 pm, 9:00 pm
Oct 7-16 – 1:00 pm 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 7:00 pm, 8:00 pm, 9:00 pm
Also performs at 11:00 am Oct 8 & 15

Presented By:
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LeonJacobs2016_250Leon Jacobs

popdemandLeon 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!

 

 

More Info: leonjacobsjr.com
Location: The Tower Stage – In Front of Reaves Arena
Show Times: 2:00 pm, 6:00 pm, 10:00 pm
Also performs at 12:00 pm Oct 8 & 16

mutton_2060-250Mutton Bustin’

popdemandThis 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 lbs. try to ride a sheep for a full six seconds! But if you want to ride, you’d better get there early, because they fill up fast! For more info, please click here

Location: Near the East Gate
Show Times: Oct 6 – 5:30 pm, 7:30 pm
Oct 7-16 – 3:30 pm, 5:30 pm, 7:30 pm
Also performs at 1:30 pm on Oct 8-9 & 15-16
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TADPOLE250Tadpole 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.

Location: Strolling
Show Times: 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm daily

EDGERALDINE_250Ed & 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.

Location: Strolling
Show Times: 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm daily

eudora_250Eudora Farms Petting Zoo

popdemandExciting, 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. *Animal feed available for a nominal fee

More Info: eudorafarms.com
Location: South of Reaves Arena
Zoo Hours: Daily 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Educational Shows: Oct 6 –  6:00 pm;  Oct 7-16 – 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 6:00 pm
Presented By:
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Mike_250Mike Fuller… The Magician!

popdemandAs 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!

 

More Info: mikefullerthemagician.com
Location: South side of The Georgia Grown Building
Show Times:  Oct 6 – 6:00 pm, 8:00 pm
Oct 7-16 – 11:30 am, 2:00 pm, 6:00 pm, 8:00 pm
Also performs at 10:00 am Oct -7 & October 10-14

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Playin’ Possum

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.

Location: Strolling
Show Times: 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm daily

seaLion250Sea 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.
*Custom photos available for a nominal fee

More Info:  www.squalus.net
Location: South of Reaves Arena
Exhibit Times: Daily – 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Show Times: Oct 6 – 6:30 pm, 8:30 pm
Oct 7-16 – 4:30 pm, 6:30 pm, 8:30 pm

tepee250Tuggle’s Tepee

See how Native Americans lived in this traditional Tepee.

Location: Between Heritage Hall and McGill Marketplace
Exhibit Open: Oct 6 – 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Oct 7-16 – 8:00 am – 10:00 pm

purgatory_iron250Purgatory Iron Works

popdemandWhether it’s history you love or just white hot steel, Purgatory Iron Works will astound you! Trenton Tye, featured of The History Channel’s “Forged In Fire”, is a professional blacksmith and educator, that 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!

More Info: purgatoryironworks.com
Location: Near East Gate
Show Times: October 6 – 6:30 pm, 8:30 pm
Oct 7-16 – 11:30 am, 2:30 pm, 4:30 pm, 6:30 pm, 8:30 pm

RHUMBALATINARhumba Latina (Oct 16)

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!

 

Location: The Georgia National Stage – Near the South Gate
Show Time: 6:00 pm