Kiwanis County Fair set to open October 23-29

Published 3:30 pm Tuesday, October 10, 2023

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The annual Kiwanis Covington County Fair will be held Oct. 23-29 and are currently taking vendor and booth applications.

The fair will open on Monday, Oct. 23, 6 p.m. with scheduled entertainment provided by the Andalusia Elementary School Show Choir and the LBW Ensemble.

General admission for most nights is $5 or $20 for unlimited rides. Ages 5 and under are free.

Tuesday, Oct. 24, gates open at 6 p.m. There will be a special Adult Citizens Day at the Fair from 10 a.m. until noon. Entertainment on Tuesday begins at 7 p.m. and features the LA Kickers line dancing.

Wednesday, Oct. 25 is Family Night, Military Appreciation Night and Church Night. Those who bring one non-perishable food item will receive entry (between 6-7 p.m.). Guest speaker will be Pastor William Worley. Gates open at 6 p.m. The Community Choir will perform on the inside stage at 6 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 26, will feature Special Children’s Day at the Fair from 10 a.m. to noon. Gates open for regular entry at 6 p.m. Entertainment on the outside stage begins at 6:30 p.m. and will feature the Straughn High School String Band, Greenville High School String Band, and the Burning Bush Family.

On Friday, Oct. 27, gates open at 6 p.m. Entertainment will be on the inside stage featuring Alyssa Jones-5 Runs Karaoke Winner.

On Saturday, Oct. 28, gates open at 6 p.m. A karaoke contest will be held on the inside stage with registration being held form 5 to 5:30 p.m. and the contest starting at 6 p.m. The contest is limited to 25 participants.

On Sunday, Oct. 29, there will only be fair rides available. The fair is open from 1 to 6 p.m. and entry cost is $25 for unlimited rides.

For information about a commercial booth, email or call 334-488-3939 between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. Paid commercial booth spaces are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis