Welcome to the 72nd year of the Surry County Agricultural Fair! The county fair is a place where rural and urban cultures come together to create and share lifelong memories. There's a midway, cotton candy, high flying acrobats, blue ribbons and more!
Did you know that the tradition of agricultural fairs in the US is over two hundred years old? The very first fair was held in Massachusetts in 1811, and the first in North Carolina in 1853. Fairs were created as an exposition for farmers to showcase their crops and share the lessons they have learned about nature and latest scientific developments. Today the fair highlights advances in agriculture and displays the best Surry and surrounding counties have to offer in the areas of crafts, cooking, livestock, artwork, musical talent, and much more.
Our fair follows that tradition to the fullest, showcasing the best that Surry and surrounding counties have to offer in livestock, artwork, musical talent, crafts, cooking and much more.
Veterans Memorial Park, in Mount Airy, North Carolina, in conjunction with American Legion Post 123 and Veterans of Foreign War Post 2019, is proud to offer the 72nd Surry County Agricultural Fair, as a collaborative venture of the Ladies Auxiliary Unit and the North Carolina Association of Agricultural Fairs.
The 2019 fair begins Saturday, September 7th and runs through Saturday, September 14th. Attractions include the Powers & Thomas on the midway and entertainment by Forza Entertainment as well as AIWF Wrestling. Also, there are the ever popular Funnel Cake and Cotton Candy trailers as well as many family games.
Remember, "You can never have too much fun!"