Williamson County Fair returns to Ag Expo Park

UPDATE: Today is the day to "Pay it Forward" for the nonprofit Graceworks at the Williamson County Fair. Bring four canned goods, food items or anything on the charity's critical needs list in exchange for free admission on Monday night.

“It is a great thing to see crowds of people bringing in food items for GraceWorks at the Fair,”
said County Mayor Rogers Anderson, who is also the chairman of the fair. “‘Pay it Forward’ night is an annual
reminder of the special community we have here in Williamson County, and we are so pleased
to be able to give back in this way. We hope that we’ll set a new record tonight for pounds of
food collected during our 15th annual Fair.”

Posted Aug. 1 at 1:49 p.m.

The 15th annual Williamson County Fair returns to the area tomorrow, Aug. 2, at 6 p.m.

The fair will run until Aug. 10 at the Williamson County Ag Expo Park at 4215 Long Lane, Franklin. Tickets are $9 for adults and $5 for children 6-12 years old. Children 5 and under get in free.

Parking is also free, and a shuttle will be available to take attendees to their cars. On each Saturday during the fair, Midway tickets will be available. These tickets allow unlimited rides for $25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or $35 from 10 a.m. until midnight.

This year's entertainment includes a new Italian circus act, XPogo and BMX stunt teams, and an all-new, four-part Ferris Wheel on the midway, courtesy of James H. Drew Exposition, according to a news release.

Throughout the fair, the 4-H and Youth Village will offer STEM activities and games. Little 1's Farming will give children an interactive look at life on the farm. The Children's Barnyard will feature goats, llamas, ponies and more. Exhibits from the county's farmers, artisans and creatives will be on display as well.

Click here for the full daily schedules, FAQs, ticket information and more.

UPDATE: Monday is the day to "Pay it Forward" for the nonprofit Graceworks at the Williamson County Fair. Bring four canned goods, food items or anything on the charity's critical needs list in exchange for free admission.

“It is a great thing to see crowds of people bringing in food items for GraceWorks at the Fair,”
said County Mayor Rogers Anderson, who is also the chairman of the fair. “‘Pay it Forward’ night is an annual
reminder of the special community we have here in Williamson County, and we are so pleased
to be able to give back in this way. We hope that we’ll set a new record tonight for pounds of
food collected during our 15th annual Fair.”


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