Hamilton County Fair 2019

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The Hamilton County Fair is locally considered to be the official kickoff of the fall season.  Held on the last weekend in September, the County Fair attracts people from all over to enjoy this two-day event.  The Fair is held each year on Dallas Island at Chester Frost Park in Hamilton County. 

The Hamilton County Fair is open both days from 10:00 am till 6:00 pm. This is a rain or shine event. 

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Thank You for your interest in this year's Hamilton County Fair. 

Due to returning vendors from last year's cancelled Fair, we have limited spots available for all vendor categories.

All available spots will be considered on a first come first serve basis with a submitted agreement and payment.

Please Submit All Agreements with Payment to: 

Hamilton County Fair, Inc.   P.O. Box 1334   Hixson TN   37343

All Vendor Agreements must be received by September 6, 2019 For Guaranteed Placement

Hamilton County Fair Vendor Agreements

All Vendor Agreements must be received by 

September 6, 2019 For Guaranteed Placement

Food Vendors --> Fee $850.00 per Booth Space.

Click Here for Food Vendor Agreement 

Commercial Vendors --> Fee $250.00 per Booth Space.

Click Here for Commercial Vendor Agreement 

Demonstrator - Arts & Craft Vendor  --> Free Booth Space for Demonstrators Only.   A vendor who makes their own craft and demonstrates their craft on site during the fair, collects information from the public, disseminates company information, and gathers order information, but does not sell products on site during the fair.                                                                                                                       *Please Submit a DETAILED DESCRIPTION of the Arts & Crafts that you will be demonstrating with your Agreement for review.

Click Here for Arts & Craft Demonstrator Agreement 

Seller-Demonstrator - Arts & Craft Vendor  --> Fee $50.00 per Booth Space.            A vendor who makes their own craft and demonstrates their craft on site during the fair, collects information from the public, disseminates company information, gathers order information, and sells their craft products on site during the fair.             *Please Submit a DETAILED DESCRIPTION of the Arts & Crafts that you will be demonstrating and selling with your Agreement for review.

Click Here for Arts & Craft Demonstrating Vendor Agreement

Seller - Arts & Craft Vendor --> Fee $150.00 per Booth Space.                                       A vendor who, during the fair, offers for sale products they have handmade offsite.                                                                                                                                           *Please Submit a DETAILED DESCRIPTION of the Arts & Crafts that you will be selling with your Agreement for review.

Click Here for Arts & Craft Vendor Agreement 

Promotional Exhibitor -->  Shall include individuals and/or organizations who wish to participate in the Fair for public demonstration, the active promotion of a social cause or who advocate for a particular standpoint shall utilize the area designated for Promotional Exhibitors at no cost and shall operate within the parameters below:

  • Literature, brochures or other handouts must remain with the designated booth space of each promotional exhibitor.
  • Amplified sound that may disturb other exhibitors or attendees will not be permitted.
  • Approved Exhibitors shall maintain proper behavior which coincides with the family atmosphere of the Fair.
  • Approved Exhibitors shall furnish their own materials and displays such as tables, chairs, tents, etc., with tents being limited to 10x10 and a maximum of one space.
  • Water and electricity are NOT available in the designated area for Promotional Exhibitors; no other provisions will be made or are implied.
  • Exhibitors are required to provide their own protection in case of inclement weather. The Fair is not responsible for damages.
  • Promotional Exhibitors are not approved to participate until a signed agreement is submitted for review and is subject to space availability. 
  • Non-approved exhibitors will be prohibited from solicitation within the Fairgrounds.

Click Here for Promotional Exhibitor Agreement 

Fair goers are shuttled to the Fair via Bus Shuttle


SHUTTLE BUS PARKING
Access Bus Shuttle Service via:                       
Northgate MallClick Here For Directions                                                 
Middle Valley Recreation Center/Youth AssociationClick Here For Directions                        

   
BUS COST:                                $6.00 for Adults                 $4.00 for Children ages 3-12      Children Under 3 are Free.          *This fee covers the cost of the bus shuttle to and from the fair. Tickets will stop being sold at 4pm each day.

Strollers and wheelchairs are welcome aboard bus shuttles. 

Entrance to the fair is free. The fair will be held rain or shine. 

Home Centered Events/Agriculture/Poultry/Livestock Registration

TO PARTICIPATE in Home Centered Event Competitions, Agriculture Competitions, Poultry Competitions or Livestock Competitions YOU MUST READ ALL of the ENTRY FORM INFORMATION PRIOR TO STARTING THE ENTRY PROCESS.

For the ENTRY FORM for HOME CENTERED EVENTS CLICK HERE.

***If you are entering any of the Canning Competitions you must print out the Hamilton County Fair Canning Category Entry Form HERE IN ADDITION to the Home Centered Events Form. The Hamilton County Fair Canning Category Entry Form will need to be completed and attached to your canning entry prior to being submitted. 

For the ENTRY FORM for AGRICULTURE/POULTRY/LIVESTOCK CLICK HERE.

You can Register by Mail or Register Online.

To Register Online Click Here!

Any Questions about these Competitions please contact Maureen Davis Recreation Specialist at 423-209-6892.

Volunteer For The Hamilton County Fair

It takes 300 plus volunteers to host the Hamilton County Fair each Year! We hope that you will consider investing some of your time in this wonderful community event! 

Each Fair Volunteer receives: 

  • 1 parking pass to park at the Chester Frost Park Boat Ramp or Beach Area to be shuttled to the Fairgrounds for Free
  • 2 General Admission Wristbands
  • 1 Volunteer T-shirt

Volunteers are typically assigned to help out at our Coke wagons, in our ticket booths, at our information tents, assisting passengers at the shuttle train depots and many more important tasks. Volunteer duties are divided into three (3) hour shifts. You can volunteer for one shift or more if you would like to extend your volunteer time.

Click Here To Sign Up To Be A Volunteer!

Any Questions Contact Allison Harr, Volunteer Coordinator, at allisonh@hamiltontn.gov or 423-893-3500.

Community Stage

Show off your group's talent at this year’s Hamilton County Fair!

Dancers, Tumblers, Cheerleaders, Martial Artists, and Other Performance Groups are invited each year to perform on our Community Stage.

To Perform on our Community Stage please Contact Gina H. at 423-595-1938 or by email at ginah@hamiltontn.gov

Hamilton County Fair Information Line: 423-209-6893

*General Fair Information
                                                                               *Competitions/Exhibits Information                                                                                                                                                                        *Volunteer Information                                                                                         *Handicapped Parking, Volunteer Parking, and Vendor/Exhibitor/Entertainer Parking

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