SUPERIOR PLUMBING PRESENTS
2017 NORTH GEORGIA STATE FAIR
What: 85th Annual Superior Plumbing North Georgia State Fair
When: Thursday, Sept. 21, through Sunday, October 1, 2017
Times: Monday through Thursday 4 to 11 p.m., Fridays 4 p.m. to midnight
Saturdays 10 a.m., to midnight, and Sundays 12:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Jim R. Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road S.W., Marietta, Georgia 30008
Directions: From I-75 take Exit 260 (Windy Hill Road) and go west. Go approximately five miles on Windy Hill Road, turn left on Austell Road then turn right on Callaway Road. Jim R. Miller Park is on the right.
Background: As the largest fair in metro Atlanta, the Superior Plumbing North Georgia State Fair attracts nearly 300,000 people every year from north Georgia and neighboring states. The Superior Plumbing North Georgia State Fair features live music, free attractions and shows, farm animals, flower shows, blue ribbon competitions, local entertainment, and delicious fair foods. There are also games and rides on the Great James H. Drew Exposition midway– one of the largest carnival midways in the United States, featuring the Wildcat Rollercoaster, Georgia Mountain Lift and debuting in 2017 the Mega Slide.
Free Concerts: A covered arena guarantees concerts rain or shine, including appearances by great country and contemporary Christian artists. Headlining the Georgia Lottery Concert Series this year are: Colton Dixon on Friday, September 22; Lauren Alaina on Saturday, September 23; Trace Adkins on Wednesday, September 27; Colt Ford on Thursday, September 28; Chris Janson on Friday, September 29; Zach Seabaugh on Saturday, September 29. Concerts FREE with fair admission.
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New for 2017: Drew Exposition, often referred to as America’s Amusement Park on tour, has added a new classic ride to this year’s fair, The North Georgia State Fair Mega Slide- At 50-feet high and rippling out another 170 feet, the yellow and green Mega Slide will be one of the most iconic structures at the North Georgia State Fair. With wavy lengths of grooved, galvanized metal over a scaffolding support, the newest ride at Jim R. Miller Park will have everyone talking about the yellow slide with five humps! It is grooved to keep riders going straight and waxed periodically to keep riders from slowing down! This instant classic will be fun for the whole family.
Firemen High Dive Show– Big splashes in a small pool! In addition to comedy dives, this show features Olympic-style dives, a high dive and a fire dive! Parents and kids of all ages will watch in amazement at this engaging and family-friendly show.
Kachunga and the Alligator Show– From deep in the swamps of Florida comes KACHUNGA! Watch in astonishment as he apprehends ferocious man-eating reptiles with his bare hands. This is not only an educational and fun show, but above all it is safe for everyone to view. You’ll feel your adrenaline surge as you witness a man pit his strength and agility against nine feet and 300 pounds of lashing tail and gnashing jaws in a dangerous dance of reflexes and cunning. Kachunga is a real American Bushman who dares to step foot into the wet domain of the alligator and would make Crocodile Dundee look like a wimp!
Horses, Horses, Horses– Lisa Dufresne will delight and entertain the entire family. She has taken her life-long love and passion for animals and transformed it into a stunning show of animal mastery. She is traveling with three horses and nine American miniatures. Her horses perform five acts, including a comedy show
Treeman and Cowboy Woody– the phenomenon known as the Walking TreeMan! Barely distinguishable from the real trees, Walking TreeMan moves slowly and deliberately down the street, enchanting all that meet him. At over 12 feet tall, TreeMan can be seen from 150 yards away! Keep your eyes peeled also for someone dressed as Woody from Toy Story…only he’s 10 feet tall! He will be performing amazing lasso tricks to entertain the fair goers of all ages!
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$2 Tuesday!!! – Everyone will enjoy our newest special!!! $2 Tuesday features $2 Parking, $2 Admission, $2 Rides and $2 Food Bites!!!
Returning in 2017: Sea Lion Splash! – You’ll laugh and stare in amazement as these unique creatures balance balls, catch rings, do handstands and perform gymnastics tricks! This is the only traveling, self-contained sea lion show in the country! When the sea lions are not performing their hilarious and educational show, they will be on display so that everyone can view them as they swim and play.
Robinson’s Racing Pigs & Paddling Porkers - Come cheer on the funniest racing experience ever! Pig racing gets even better when celebrities like Britney Spareribs and Lindsay Slowham are vying for the coveted Oreo prize. These porkers will race and swim straight to the top of your most fun list!
Lady Houdini– Kristen Johnson is no “lovely” magician’s assistant. She’s Lady Houdini, an escape artist who has successfully performed thousands of public feats and broken Harry Houdini’s record for the most water escapes ever. She is currently the only female anywhere in the world attempting the water torture cell.
Peter Hart, Atlanta Puppet– Atlanta Puppet featuring marionettes and other puppetry styles featuring master Puppeteer Peter Hart.
Eudora Farms Exotic Petting Zoo– Experience an interactive, hands-on exotic animal petting zoo. It includes 20 to 25 rare and exotic animals from around the world. See a wallaby, a zebra, a lemur and even a once in a lifetime chance to ride a camel. New this year, you will be able to see Baby Elliott, a 12-foot tall baby giraffe! This is an experience the whole family won’t soon forget.
Brian Ruth “Master of the Chainsaw” - Will be back to transform raw logs into true works of art with only a chainsaw.
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North Georgia Animals Petting Barn - at the south entrance of the fairgrounds provides a fun and educational experience for children and adults alike. Some of the animals that will be on hand include chickens, goats, cows, rabbits, llamas and much more! Pony rides too!
Other long-time traditions will continue, including sanctioned flower shows, non-commercial exhibits, and more than 40 amusement rides and games courtesy of the Great James H. Drew Exposition.
Gate Admission: $7.00 admission. Children 10 and under are free. Ride tickets are $1.25 each, $20.00 for 21 tickets, $50.00 for 55 tickets and $100 for 120 tickets. All rides require more than one ticket. Parking is $5. Concerts FREE with fair admission. ATM machines are located on the midway.
Advance tickets Admission tickets can be purchased for $3.50, with children 10 and under free. A book of 21 ride tickets can be purchased for only $11.00, which is 50% off. There is a $1.00 fee for postage and handling. Advance tickets go on sale Saturday, July 1, 2017. Visit our website to order tickets by credit card at www.northgeorgiastatefair.com or send a check or money order to: North Georgia State Fair, P.O. Box 777, Kennesaw, GA 30156. Orders must be postmarked by Wednesday, September 13, 2017.
Discount tickets will be available at all Metro Atlanta Walgreens beginning August 21 – September 22. Admission $3.50, children 10 and under are free, a book of 21 Ride Tickets can be purchased for $11.00.
Discount Coupons: Buy One Get One FREE Fair Admission coupons will be available at all Metro Atlanta O’Reiley Auto Parts stores for the month of September.
Unlimited Rides: $15.00 Pay-One-Price Ride Special - on Monday, 9/25
$20.00 Pay-One-Price Ride Specials - on Thursday (opening day), 9/21; Wednesday, 9/27 and Thursday 9/28.
* NEW FOR 2017 $25.00 Pay-One-Price Ride Specials – on Friday 9/22.
$25.00 Pay-One-Price Ride Specials - on Saturdays, 9/23 and 9/30 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (good till close)
Information: (770) 423-1330 or (770) 528-8989 after September 1 www.northgeorgiastatefair.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org or
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