alabama national fair

Livestock, Exhibits Attract Fair-Goers to Alabama National Fair

Since 1954, The Alabama National Fair has been one of Montgomery’s most popular attractions, featuring carnival rides, prizes, and delicious fair foods. And while those are what helps bring in people, it’s the southern heritage of the fair that keep those people coming back. In Alabama, the heritage includes fun competitions and many exhibits. “This whole thing is based on…

Fair Food: A Timeless Tradition

From corn dogs to fried oreos, there's something for everyone to enjoy at this year's Alabama National Fair

It’s day three of the Alabama National Fair and while some people are there to ride the rides or play the games, it seems that everyone is there to eat the delicious fair food. Fair food is quite a tradition according to vendor Norman Watley who has been hand-dipping corn dogs since he was a teenager. “Nothing out of a box,…

The Alabama National Fair Is Underway

The Alabama National Fair, presented by the Kiwanis Club, is underway at Garrett Coliseum. The fair has been a Montgomery tradition since 1954. This year’s event promises even more rides, food and fun. This year’s fair features Brothers Osborne on Saturday night and Fantasia on Sunday night. There are two Alabama News Network days at the fair. Monday is our…

Alabama National Fair gets social

The Alabama National Fair is employing social media to draw in a younger crowd. The Alabama National Fair is steeped in tradition. Even in its 63rd year, the fair still holds livestock judging competitions that date back to its beginning, plus the traditional fair food and rides. The fair is organized by the Montgomery Kiwanis Club. While they do enjoy…

Entertainment Line-up Released for the Alabama National Fair 2016

The Alabama National Fair will be held in Montgomery, AL at the Garrett Coliseum October 28-November 6, 2016. As with last year, Ticketmaster will provide Fair Patrons with the ability to purchase pre-sale tickets online. Patrons will even be able to bring their mobile devices with their ticket on them for scanning. All four acts for this year’s Alabama National Fair…