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Fair Season Begins with Clay County Fair Next Weekend

The month of June means fair season kicks off in the Upper Cumberland.

The Clay County fair will begin this Saturday highlighting pageantry before carnival festivities begin Tuesday. Clay County Fair President Carla Rich said the goal is to provide wholesome entertainment for the local area.

“It’s a great opportunity for local folks to get together and see each other and also a chance to host folks from outside the county,” Rich said. “Let them see what we’re like here in Clay County and offer some good family entertainment.”

Rich said the fair is the largest annual gathering that takes place in Clay county each year. Rich said the fair board works all year to make sure the venue can support the fair and the amount people it attracts.

Rich said the Fair Board sees the event as an opportunity to bring appreciation and value to the local area through the community. Rich said Tuesday and Thursday nights will be “Kids Nights” where all school-aged children will be admitted for free.

Rich said admission is low, and everything inside except the carnival is free. She said the admission fee is only $3 per person at the gate which also helps attract people. She said the fair has a tremendous impact on the county.

Rich said the fair is also a great opportunity to meet new people. Rich said she hopes to see everyone having a great time at the event.

The fair will begin this Saturday highlighting pageantry before carnival festivities begin Tuesday. The admission fee is only $3 at the gate per person. Tuesday and Thursday nights will be “Kids Nights” where all school-aged children will be admitted for free.

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