Kiwanis Coweta County Fair returns Sept. 15
Photo above is from the Kiwanis Coweta County Fair Facebook page.
From Staff Reports
Everyone’s favorite family fun event is returning here to Coweta County.
The 2022 Kiwanis Coweta County Fair arrives for it’s 11-day run on Thursday, Sept. 15 at the Coweta County Fairgrounds and Conference Center in Newnan.
Folks attending this year’s Fair will experience the same types of games, rides, contests, animal and livestock exhibits, arts and crafts, live music, food and fun they’ve come to expect through the years.
Animal exhibits, always a family favorite, will take place in the Agricultural building. Attendees have a chance to see all kinds of farm animals up close and learn about them.
There’s also the Exhibit Hall Competitions. Don’t miss the opportunity to see how talented our local people are. Come check out the artwork, photography, handicrafts, baked goods, horticulture, preserved foods, locally-raised produce and much more.
Plenty of Livestock Shows are on tap in either the Agricultural Building, Livestock Arena or Horse Arena. During the fair, numerous shows are set from poultry and rabbits to goats and horses. Check the schedule for show times.
Exciting Carnival Rides will be lined up along the midway. A variety of modern thrill rides, family rides, and children rides provided by Prime Time Amusements will be lighting up the midway throughout the fair.
Lew-E’s Comedy Circus, Wayne Jenkins Painting Demonstration, Police K-9 Demonstrations, a Frozen Sing-a-long, DJ Dance Booth, the Statue Man, and Face Painting are just some of the outstanding entertainment scheduled.
Looking for competitions? Check out this year’s list of Lumberjack & Lumberjill, the Coweta County Fair Beauty Contest, Cattlemen’s Cookoff, Gingerbread House Decorating, Youth Pumpkin Decorating and more.
And last, but not least – the Food! No doubt you’ll be sampling some of the mouth-watering foods that are associated with the annual event.
The Coweta County Fair has a long and storied history with the very first fair taking place in 1874. After various interruptions through the years, the Newnan Kiwanis Club took over the County Fair in 1947 and has been the headlining sponsor ever since.
Gate admission is $5 nightly with Ride Armbands $30 (Sunday through Thursday only) and $35 (Fridays and Saturdays).
Mega Passes can save attendees $5 with a purchase either online or in-person at one of the three locations below. The Mega Pass cost is $30 – a $5 savings – for an unlimited ride arm band which can be used once on any day. Online sales began today (Aug. 9) while In-Person Sales will begin Monday, Aug. 15. Click HERE to purchase online Mega Passes.
Both Mega Pass sales run through Sept. 14. In-person Mega Passes can be purchased at Arnall Grocery Company, the Coweta County Extension/4H, Southtowne Motors and the Keith A. Ross Insurance Agency.
Fair hours are 5 to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 5 p.m. to midnight on Fridays; noon to midnight on Saturdays; and 2 to 10 p.m. on Sundays. Parking is free.
The Coweta County Fairgrounds and Conference Center is located at 275 Pine Road, Newnan GA 30263. For more information, visit: https://www.cowetacountyfair.net/.