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AGtivity Farm

The AGtivity Farm is the place to be! This farm gets little ones involved with planting seeds, gathering eggs, and milking Nora! Their earnings from a successful season of farming can be used to purchase a snack at the general store after tending to the barnyard animals. Then head over see our dairy experts demonstrate a traditional cow-milking experience. Don’t miss the live chicks and sliding ducks! The AGtivity Farm engages kids with hands-on experience and appreciation of the time and energy that the American farmer puts into bringing food to the table. Open daily until 10pm. AGTIVITY HALL

Axe Ventures Axe Throwing

Axe Ventures is coming to The Nashville Fair all 10 days! For a hatchet...um, HATCHIN' good time, bring some friends and your inner warrior and practice your hurling - the good kind! Open daily until 10pm. AMAZON COURTYARD

Balloon O’Rama

Sam Cremeens has been a balloon sculptor over 20 years. He has travelled the world and all over the U.S. creating works of airy art. Check out the daily progress as he is adding and expanding the balloon scene every day of the fair. Open daily until 10pm. MARKETPLACE

Barnyard Animals

We offer a unique opportunity to experience live animal encounters and learn about a variety of friendly, domesticated farm animals. Our interactive approach is fun for the young and young at heart. Open daily until 10pm. AGTIVITY HALL

Butterfly Exhibit

Did you know that nearly 90% of flowering plants rely on about 200,000 species of animal pollinators for fertilization? From butterflies and bees to flies and beetles, most pollinators are insects. But birds, bats, and small mammals also pollinate plants. Bring a friend and interact with Tennessee Native Butterflies and Bees. Presented by Nashville Area Beekeepers Association and the Davidson Co. 4-H. Open daily until 10pm. CREATIVE ARTS

Corn Crib Sandbox

Get a load of corny fun in our very own corn kernel sandbox. Like sand but better! Open daily until 10pm. AGTIVITY HALL

Festival of the Nations

The Festival of the Nations' mission is to encourage unity, educate, and allow people to develop a better understanding of global community, history, culture, while preserving heritage and well being. The Festival brings performers of various talents and nationalities plus a variety of delicious foods and goods both weekends of the fair! Weekends only until 10pm. AMAZON COURTYARD

LEGO® Bricks Play Area

If your child or child-at-heart needs a break to create, visit our brick tables to build to their heart’s content. Please, no children under 4 or unattended children. Open daily until 10pm. MARKETPLACE

Marketplace

As the entrance to the Expo portion of the Fair, the Marketplace provides a variety of goods, services and activities to explore! It's home to our dedicated-to-the-community booths, our special goods vendors, the Science Stage, the 10 day Big Balloon Build, our Brick Play area, Mothers' Tent, and a special MegaLung exhibit on Sunday the 18th! Come one, come all and experience the Expo Halls! Open daily until 10pm. MARKETPLACE

Milk Bar

Craving a short cold one? Enjoy cups of chocolate and plain Purity milk in Sally & June’s Commemorative Milk Bar, housed in a grain silo in our AGtivity Farm. Open daily until 10pm. AGTIVITY HALL




Milking Demos

Visit our milking area for a glimpse of the twice a day milking ritual with dairy experts on hand to explain what is going on as they demonstrate the traditional cow-milking experience! 7:00pm daily. AGTIVITY HALL

Mothers' Tent

Need a quieter place away from the midway to nurse your little one? Come into the cool of the Marketplace to rock them in our Mother’s Tent by the Lego® Brick Play Area. Open daily until 10pm. MARKETPLACE

Mr. Bond’s Science Guys

Mr. Bond’s Science Guys' mission is to make science fun, cool and easy for kids! With over 20 years of experience in Tennessee and beyond, Mr. Bond's Science Guys' love to get kids excited about science! Join us at the Science Stage and enjoy the show!! 7:30pm on weekdays | 3:00pm, 5:00pm, 7:30pm on weekends. MARKETPLACE

NASHFEST 4 Day Music Fest

Nashville Soccer Club Introduces NASHFEST 2022! Monday thru Thursday of the Fair come enjoy live music from the Nashville Scene Stage with themed food and drinks. Try your hand at axe throwing while singing along with our acoustic opening artists before each night’s headliner. Alcohol is allowed in the courtyard area only during the four night music fest with a variety of local spirits available. Music starts nightly at 6pm and all four festivals are free with fair admission. Monday through Thursday only. AMAZON COURTYARD

Peep Show, Cheep Show

Check out the newly hatched chicks and their more seasoned counterparts in the poultry exhibit under the AGtivity Hall canopy. And don't miss their friend, the sliding duck! Open daily until 10pm. AGTIVITY HALL

Rabbit Exhibit

It’s the most hoppening place at the Fair! Bring your herd by the Activity Hall and see a wide selection of soft, furry rabbit breeds! Open daily until 10pm. AGTIVITY HALL

Racing Pigs

Come see some farm pigs race around a track! It’s sure to be a fun and hilarious event for all ages. Pick a favorite and "root" for them with the crowd. You’ll be surprised at the cheer these cute little athletes can spread! 6:30pm & 8:30pm on weekdays, 1pm, 3:30pm, 6pm, 9pm on weekends. MIDWAY

Tumble Weed Comedy Show

The Tumble Weed Comedy Show follows the unbelievable travels of Doc Waggoner and his sidekick Colonel J.D. with non-stop laughter and audience participation. This show is great fun for all ages! 6:45pm on weekdays | 12:30pm, 3:00pm, 5:30pm, 8:00pm on weekends. COURTYARD PARK

World of Wonders Entertainment Experience

World of Wonders Entertainment Experience has evolved into a modern and unique family variety show offering a diverse cornucopia of circus, comedy, magic, midway, variety and vaudeville. 7:30 & 9pm on weekdays | 2:30pm, 5:30pm, 8:30pm on weekends. MIDWAY

Wrestling on the Midway

The Fairgrounds has a rich history of wrestling! Come see it ringside and up close every day of the fair out on the green! 7:00pm & 8:15pm on weekdays | 12:30pm, 3:00pm, 5:30pm, 8:00pm on weekends except Saturday the 10th (see Events Area wrestling show.) COURTYARD PARK

Ventriloquist David Turner & Friends

Ventriloquist David Turner has been entertaining folks for over 50 years through humor and song. Come watch David bring his creations to life on the Science Stage! 2:00pm, 4:00pm, 6:00pm on weekends only. MARKETPLACE


Live Music

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
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Festival of the Nations - Luna Morena ...... . 6:00, 7:00, 8:00pm ...... . Amazon Courtyard
One Way Out 7:00pm Skyliner Stage
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

Festival of the Nations - Scott Ellis School of Irish Dancers
11:00am

Amazon Courtyard
Festival of the Nations - Revolfusion 11:30am Amazon Courtyard
Festival of the Nations - Scott Ellis School of Irish Dancers
12:00pm

Amazon Courtyard
Festival of the Nations - Revolfusion 12:30pm Amazon Courtyard
Festival of the Nations - The Filipino American Association of TN Dancers 1:30pm Amazon Courtyard
The Kentucky Gentlemen 1:30pm 615 Stage
Festival of the Nations - Folklore Lyale Dancers

2:00pm

Amazon Courtyard
Festival of the Nations - Bethel International Band 2:30pm Amazon Courtyard
Festival of the Nations - Parade of Flags 3:00pm Amazon Courtyard
The Kentucky Gentlemen 3:00pm 615 Stage
Festival of the Nations - Sankofa African Drums . . 3:30pm . . Amazon Courtyard
Festival of the Nations - Chinese Cultural Dancers 4:00pm Amazon Courtyard
The Kentucky Gentlemen 4:30pm 615 Stage
Festival of the Nations - Ruben Gomez 5:30pm Amazon Courtyard
Festival of the Nations - OG All Stars – Street Dancers 6:30pm Amazon Courtyard
Festival of the Nations - Ruben Gomez 7:00pm Amazon Courtyard
Craig Duncan 7:00pm Skyliner Stage
Festival of the Nations - OG All Stars – Street Dancers 7:30pm Amazon Courtyard


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

Tae Lewis 1:30, 3:00, 4:30pm 615 Stage
Leon Timbo 6:30pm 615 Stage
Festival of the Nations - Afrokokoroots 6:30pm Amazon Courtyard
Larry Chunn and Step Ahead 7:00pm Skyliner Stage
Festival of the Nations - Afrokokoroots 7:30pm Amazon Courtyard
Leon Timbo 8:00pm 615 Stage
Festival of the Nations - Afrokokoroots 8:30pm Amazon Courtyard
Leon Timbo 9:30pm 615 Stage


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12


NASHFEST - Patton James 6:30pm Amazon Courtyard
Aaron Vance 6:30pm 615 Stage
Bob's Your Uncle 7:00pm
Skyliner Stage
NASHFEST - The WannaBeatles 7:30pm Amazon Courtyard
Aaron Vance 8:00pm 615 Stage
NASHFEST - The WannaBeatles 8:45pm Amazon Courtyard
Aaron Vance 9:30pm 615 Stage

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13


NASHFEST - Good Bellows 6:30pm Amazon Courtyard
Jett Holden 6:30pm 615 Stage
Justin Dukes/Eathan Phillips 7:00pm
Skyliner Stage
NASHFEST - Stretta Band 7:30pm Amazon Courtyard
Jett Holden 8:30pm 615 Stage
NASHFEST - Stretta Band 8:45pm Amazon Courtyard
Jett Holden 9:30pm 615 Stage

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14


NASHFEST - Big Monti 6:30pm Amazon Courtyard
Jay White 6:30pm 615 Stage
Clinchfield 7:00pm
Skyliner Stage
NASHFEST - Markey Blue Ric Latina Project 7:30pm Amazon Courtyard
Jay White 8:00pm 615 Stage
NASHFEST - Markey Blue Ric Latina Project 8:45pm Amazon Courtyard
Jay White 9:30pm 615 Stage

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15


NASHFEST - Marty Brown 6:30pm Amazon Courtyard
MAJOR. 6:30pm 615 Stage
Craig Morris and King Cotton 7:00pm
Skyliner Stage
NASHFEST - Tim Dugger 7:30pm Amazon Courtyard
MAJOR. 8:00pm 615 Stage
NASHFEST - Hannah Ellis & Band 8:45pm Amazon Courtyard
MAJOR. 9:30pm 615 Stage

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16


Festival of the Nations Stage - Alison Brazil & the Roots of Rhythm 6:00pm Amazon Courtyard
Gtar Phil 6:30pm 615 Stage
Mountain Ridge 5 7:00pm Skyliner Stage
Alison Brazil & the Roots of Rhythm 7:00pm Amazon Courtyard
Festival of the Nations Stage - Cynthia y El Sonido - Latin music 8:00pm Amazon Courtyard
Gtar Phil 8:00pm 615 Stage
Festival of the Nations Stage - Cynthia y El Sonido - Latin music 9:00pm Amazon Courtyard
Gtar Phil 9:30pm 615 Stage


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17


Mehuman 1:30pm 615 Stage
Festival of the Nations - OG All Stars – Street Dancers 3:00pm Amazon Courtyard
Mehuman 3:00pm 615 Stage
Justin Dukes 4:00pm Skyliner Stage
Festival of the Nations - OG All Stars – Street Dancers 4:30pm Amazon Courtyard
Mehuman 4:30pm 615 Stage
Festival of the Nations Stage - Billy Ramirez & Friends 5:00pm Amazon Courtyard
Festival of the Nations Stage - Latin Nashville - Salsa dancing 6:00pm Amazon Courtyard
Lenesha Randolph 6:30pm
615 Stage
Festival of the Nations Stage - Billy Ramirez & Friends 6:30pm Amazon Courtyard
Bluesgrass 7:00pm Skyliner Stage
Festival of the Nations - Latin Nashville - Salsa dancing 7:00pm Amazon Courtyard
Festival of the Nations Stage - Creigh Reipe 7:30pm Amazon Courtyard
Festival of the Nations - Latin Nashville - Salsa dancing 8:00pm Amazon Courtyard
Lenesha Randolph 8:00pm Amazon Courtyard
Festival of the Nations Stage - Creigh Reipe 8:30pm Amazon Courtyard



SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

Festival Hispano en la Feria de Nashville ALL DAY Amazon Courtyard
DJ Pachuco 12:00pm Amazon Courtyard
Khrys Hatch 1:30pm 615 Stage
Ballet Sol de Mexico 1:45pm Amazon Courtyard
Corazon de Baile 2:30pm Amazon Courtyard
Khrys Hatch 3:00pm 615 Stage
Danza Azteca 3:15pm Amazon Courtyard
Munequita Show 4:00pm Amazon Courtyard
Khrys Hatch 4:30pm 615 Stage
Son Con K’che 5:00pm
Amazon Courtyard
CV Norteno 6:00pm Amazon Courtyard
Lenesha Randolph 6:30pm 615 Stage
Banda Zero 7:00pm Amazon Courtyard
Williamson County Bluegrass 7:00pm Skyliner Stage
Proyecto G 8:00pm Amazon Courtyard
Lenesha Randolph 8:00pm 615 Stage
Campesinos de San Luis 9:00pm Amazon Courtyard
Lenesha Randolph 9:30pm 615 Stage

Special Events

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

Opening Ceremonies - You are invited to The Fairgrounds Nashville for “A Hatchin’ Good Time!” Come witness the pageantry and tradition of The Nashville Fair’s inaugural opening! Please join us in celebration! 6:45pm. AMAZON COURTYARD

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

Pro Wrestling - Jerry “The King” Lawler will be taking over The Nashville Fair for a night of action-packed entertainment. Come early and get a chance to meet and greet the stars of wrestling. Doors open at 6pm and the action starts at 7:30pm. Tickets start at $18 and include fair admission. Tickets here. EVENTS ARENA

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

Giant Pumpkin & Watermelon Weigh Off - Come see these gargantuan fruits and gourds at their epic weigh-in to see who grew the biggest ones in 2022! 6:00pm AGTIVITY HALL

The Dinner Detective - America’s largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner theatre show will be playing The Nashville Fair! Solve a hilarious mystery while you feast on a fantastic buffet dinner for a fun, interactive evening suitable for all adults. Just beware! The culprit is hiding in plain sight somewhere in the room…Ticket includes the show, dinner, and fair admission. Doors & bar open at 6pm, dinner is served at 6:45pm. Tickets here. EVENTS ARENA

ALL YOU NEED IS WINE FEST (Part of NASHFEST 2022) - Nashville Soccer Club introduces NASHFEST 2022! Hippie Radio Monday’s musical acts include acoustic opener Patton James and headliner The WannaBeatles on the Nashville Scene Stage. Alcohol is allowed in the courtyard area only during this four night music fest with a variety of local spirits available. Music starts at 6pm. AMAZON COURTYARD

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

The Mystical Misfits - All ages, prepare to be stupefied and entertained beyond belief! From mind-boggling up close magic to head scratching mentalism, Joseph and Yani will mystify you. Entertaining for audiences of all ages, Joseph and Yani’s talents lie in creating impossible moments spectators will think about for years to come. Ticket includes the show, dinner, and fair admission. Doors & bar open at 6pm, dinner is served at 6:45. Tickets here. EVENTS ARENA

TACOS, BUBBLES, & BREW FEST (Part of NASHFEST 2022) - Nashville Soccer Club introduces NASHFEST 2022! Mix 92.9 Tuesday’s musical acts include polka band opener Good Bellows and headliner Stretta Band on the Nashville Scene Stage. Alcohol is allowed in the courtyard area only during this four night music fest with a variety of local spirits available. Music starts at 6pm. AMAZON COURTYARD

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

MICRO WRESTLING - The Micro Wrestling Federation is a full-scale, WWE type event supported by an entire cast under five feet tall and is the longest running organization within the Little Person wrestling industry. Come see this full-scale, WWE type event! Tickets start at $20 and include fair admission. Doors open at 6pm with a 7:30pm event time. Tickets here. EVENTS ARENA

HOWLIN’ AT THE MOON FEST (Part of NASHFEST 2022) - Nashville Soccer Club introduces NASHFEST 2022! 96.3 Jack FM Wednesday’s musical acts include blues opener Big Monti and headliner Markey Blue Ric Latina Project on the Nashville Scene Stage. Alcohol is allowed in the courtyard area only during this four night music fest with a variety of local spirits available. Music starts at 6pm. AMAZON COURTYARD

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Celebrity Cow Milking Competition – Pull for your favorite local guest surprise celebrities as they milk it! 7:10pm. AMAZON COURTYARD

Buckshot’s Redneck Family Feudin’ - Bring the whole family out for some hootin' and hollerin'. This game show-style experience is perfect for hilarious audience interaction, so if you love being part of the show, this show is for you. Enjoy some side-splitting redneck-themed comedy that is family-friendly and funny. You may win prizes... The show includes a buffet dinner with all the fixings'. Tickets include fair admission, the show, and a buffet dinner with all the fixings'. Doors & bar open at 6pm, dinner served at 6:45. Tickets here. EVENTS ARENA

HOT CHICKEN ON A STICK FEST (Part of NASHFEST 2022) - Nashville Soccer Club introduces NASHFEST 2022! The Big 98 Thursday’s musical acts include country music opener Marty Brown, rising artist Tim Dugger, and headliner Hannah Ellis & Band on Nashville Scene Stage. Alcohol is allowed in the courtyard area only during this four night music fest with a variety of local spirits available. Music starts at 6:30pm. AMAZON COURTYARD

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

Speedway Race Day at The Nashville Fair - Winning a race at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway (NFS) on a Saturday night is big deal in its own right. Winning a race at NFS during the fair is an even bigger deal. Now, winning a race during the Nashville Fair on September 17th also means qualifying for the US Legend Cars National in Las Vegas. Come on out and watch this race! Your fair ticket is your race ticket! Grandstand Gates open at 3:00pm, racing at 5:00pm. FAIRGROUNDS SPEEDWAY

Mixed Martial Arts - Aries Fight Series is bringing MMA action to the Fair on Saturday, September 17th. Aries FS showcases the best Southeastern amateur and professional combat sports events featuring Mixed Martial Arts, Muay Thai, Kickboxing & BJJ. Tickets start at $25 here and include Fair admission! EVENTS AREA

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

Festival Hispano en la Feria de Nashville - Celebrate Hispanic heritage and culture with food, music, dance, and specialty vendors and community booths in an all-day festival! Sponsored by ElJefe 96.7 on the Festival of the Nations Stage. AMAZON COURTYARD




Livestock Judging & Shows

Friday, September 9

9am - Poultry Judging - AGtivity Canopy

Saturday, September 10

8am - Rabbit Judging - AGtivity Hall

9am - Dairy Goat Sr Doe - Show Ring 1: Show Arena

10am - Dairy Goat Sr Doe - Show Ring 2: Show Arena

1pm - Hereford Jr Beef Cattle Show - Shed 1

4pm - Dairy Goat Jr Doe - Show Ring 2: Show Arena

5pm - Angus Beef Cattle Show - AGtivity Hall

Sunday, September 11

10am - Hereford Open Beef Cattle Show - AGtivity Hall

12pm - Swine Showmanship & Show - AGtivity Hall

3pm - AOB Beef Cattle Show - AGtivity Hall

Saturday, September 17

1pm - Dairy Jr. Showmanship - AGtivity Hall

3pm - Dairy Cattle Shows - AGtivity Hall

Sunday, September 18

11am - Sheep Show - AGtivity Hall

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