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Fall Guide: Festivals and Fairs

Fall festivals are such a fun part this season! And metro-Atlanta has So. Many. Offerings! We’ve found the best opportunities for you and your family, no matter where you live.  ITP Festivals East Atlanta Strut Location: East Atlanta Village Date: September 23 Cost: Admission is free! Description: This is a unique festival which includes a […]

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Fun Alert: Atlanta Fair 2017 to open its gates February 24 – April 2

Come one, come all! Preparing for its annual return, the Atlanta Fair will open its gates Friday, February 24 – Sunday, April 2 for fun-seekers of all ages! Area residents in search of thrilling adventure, lively entertainment and fresh funnel cakes are encouraged to join the festivities, perfect for families and friends! As a special kick-off bonus, guests may purchase advance fair entrance fees only 50 cents until noon Friday, February 24!

Atlanta’s favorite fair is back and fair gurus from near and far are invited to enjoy this one-of-a-kind experience! All season long, guests can expect to be dazzled by vibrant displays and lights and partake in a variety of interactive games. Those in search of soaring thrillers will be able to climb aboard one of the many attractions, including the Towering Ferris Wheel, Flying Dutchman, 45-foot Ring of Fire and for the first time ever, the Inversion, a twisty sky-high tower that will have adrenaline junkies spinning and twirling into the crisp spring air! Foodies can also indulge in the endless supply of all-time classics, like fluffy cotton candy, candy apples, elephant ears and more!

Standard fair entrance fees are $1 for children shorter than 42”. For guests taller than 42”, fair entrance fees are $3 (Monday – Thursday); $5 (Friday, Saturday afternoon and Sunday) and $8 (Saturday evening). Midway ride tickets can be purchased for $1.25 each and unlimited ride armbands are available for $25 each. To purchase tickets, visit atlantafair.com.

WHAT: The 2017 Atlanta Fair

WHEN: Friday, February 24 – Sunday, April 2
Monday-Friday: 5-10 p.m.
Saturday: 1-11 p.m.
Sunday: 1-11 p.m.
*No entrance after 10 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday

WHERE: Turner Field – Grey Lot, 655 Central Ave SW, Atlanta, GA 30315

HOW: Guests may purchase tickets online or at the gate. For online admission, visit atlantafair.com. Discount offer valid until noon Friday, February 24.

Fair Entrance Fees are as follows:
Monday – Sunday: $1 for guests under 42”
Monday – Thursday: $3 for guests 42” and taller
Friday, Saturday Matinee (1-5 p.m.) and Sunday: $5 for guests 42” and taller
Saturday Evening (5-10 p.m.): $8 for guests 42” and taller

Midway Ride Tickets are as follows:
Monday – Sunday: $1.25 each
Unlimited Ride Armbands ($25 each) sold during the following sessions:
Monday – Friday: 5-10 p.m. (not sold after 9 p.m.)
Saturday: 1-6 p.m. (not sold after 5 p.m.)

Parental Escort Policy in Effect:
Children under the age of 16-years-old must be accompanied by an adult 21 years or older on Friday and Saturday evenings. One adult may escort up to four youth. All guests must be able to present a valid Georgia or government issued photo ID.

About Atlanta Fair:
Since its inception in 1980, the Atlanta Fair at Turner Field has brought the thrills, excitement and sounds of the Midway to Georgia residents. What was once only the dream of three carnival-loving brothers from Southeastern Kentucky has blossomed into one of the largest in-town fairs in the Southeast United States.

For more information, including weather updates, visit the Atlanta Fair online at atlantafair.com, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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