The Georgia State Fair returns to Atlanta Motor Speedway in 2021, after being canceled last year.
The fair will operate for ten days, opening on Friday, October 1st and running through Sunday, October 1oth, 2021.
You might also be interested in the North Georgia State Fair in Marietta, which is also back for 2021.
The Atlanta Motor Speedway is located at 1500 Tara Place, in Hampton, Georgia.
The info below is from a previous year. We’re in the process of updating it as the 2021 details are released. You can get an idea of the prices and discounts.
About the fair
All concerts, shows, and attractions are included in the price of admission.
- pig races
- white tiger display
- petting zoo
- Jurassic Kingdom dinosaur show
- Hollywood Circus performances
- pony rides ($5 each)
- aquatic acrobat shows
- indoor butterfly garden with live butterflies
- puppet shows
- animal shows
- Universal Championship Wrestling
Hours and dates
The fair runs from October 2 to October 11, 2020.
It has limited hours on weeknights, with extended hours on Friday nights and weekends.
Georgia State Fair hours of operation:
- Monday to Thursday — 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
- Fridays — 4 p.m. to midnight
- Saturdays — 10 a.m. to midnight
- Sundays — noon to 10 p.m.
Tickets are available at the gate.
Parking is not included and costs $5.
- Adults (age 13 and older) $10
- Children (age 5 to 12) $5
- Kids 4 and under are FREE
- Seniors (60+) $5
- Active military member with ID $5
Prices for midway rides:
- Regular price for an unlimited rides wristband is $25 per person. (See below for some discount options on the wristband!)
- Individual ride tickets are $1.25 each. (Each ride costs anywhere from 3 to 8 tickets.)
Discounts and free admission days
Not yet updated for 2021 — please check back!
Free admission coupon
You can download a coupon for FREE ADMISSION to the fair on Mondays and Wednesdays. It must be PRINTED to be valid.
You can use the coupon on October 5th or October 7th.
The Groupon deal
This is a limited time Groupon deal offer that may end at any time.
Remember, when you’re looking at the deal options, “adult” means anyone age 13 or older here.
- Single-day general admission for two adults — $15 (that’s 25% off)
- Single-day general admission for four adults — $28 (that’s 30% off)
- Single-day general admission for six adults — $39 (that’s 35% off)
- Single-day general admission for eight adults — $48 (that’s 40% off)
HINT: If you sign up for and activate Ebates before you buy a Groupon deal, you can receive up to 6% cash back (you get a check or PayPal deposit at the end of each quarter).
$10 Tuesday unlimited rides deal
All-day unlimited ride wristbands are just $10 — less than half the regular price of $25.
The $10 Tuesday deal is good on Tuesday, October 6th. The fair hours are 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. that day.
2-for-1 Thursday rides deal
On Thursday, October 8th, you can buy one unlimited-rides wristband and get another free.
Disability Day discount NOT VALID for 2020 Disability Day is Wednesday, October 4th. Discounted prices are available from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
They include: Free admission for the disabled Caregivers pay $5 for admission Discounted ride wristbands are $15
More fall fun around Atlanta:
Sunday, May 16, 2021
(calendar dates changed – CK times/discounts)