The Haywood County Fair 2019


The Haywood County Fair is a favorite event for thousands of families every year, and 2019 promises to deliver all the best fair traditions along with new events and happenings that will keep you coming back for more.

Whether you're new to the fair or have been coming for generations, the Haywood County Fair has something for everyone. The fair is a celebration of Haywood County's agricultural traditions, including livestock shows, horse riding competitions, farm and garden exhibits, and rabbit and poultry shows and exhibits.

The 2019 fair runs Thurs, Aug 22rd through Sun, Aug 25th. Check back to this website for updates as we plan and organize the 2019 Haywood County Fair.

  • Crafter's Corner - NEW THIS YEAR!
    The Dogwood Event Center will host several local crafters that will show you how their handmade crafts come to life! We will have a wood carver, glass blower, fresh pie maker, plasma metal artist and more. Stop in the Dogwood building for a learning experience and lots of fun.

What's Happening? Fun For All Ages
Dogwood Event Center is the hub for what's happening for the kids!!!

  • Friday August 23, 2019
    4 - 9 pm - Ms Arty Pants Creation Station, come and paint your own masterpiece.

    5 - 8 pm The Piano Juggler Stage Show will have several performances. What a sight to see!

  • Saturday August 24, 2019
    WNC Rock will be in the Dogwood Event Center all day to help everybody paint help you with the painted rock craze!

    10 am - 3 pm - The Dakota & Friends Dinosaur Show will have three performances. Don't miss this great show. The kids can pet life like dinosaurs.

    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm - The Piano Juggler Stage Show is back again today for several shows

    11 :30 am - 4:30 - Jeff Robbins Mountain Music and Storytelling will engage the audience with his "one string guitar" that the kids can take home.

    1 pm - Think you like ice cream? We are having an ice cream eating contest.

    3:30 - So you didn't fill up on ice cream - It's time for a watermelon eating contest.

Feeling Hungry?

We will have Finger Lickin' Good Fair Food for your enjoyment.

Daily meals will be served in the Apple Orchard Event Center.

Evening meals will be served from 4 - 6:30 pm

Sunday Brunch will be served from 11 am - 1 pm

All meals include coffee or tea.

Come and feed the family! Adults $10 Children 5-10 years $5 - 4 and under FREE!

Thursday August 22: Taco and nacho bar with lot of fixings and dessert too!

Friday August 23: Smoke chicken with potatoes, green beans, rolls and dessert.

Saturday August 24: Baked spaghetti, salad, rolls and dessert.

Sunday August 25: Sunday brunch with breakfast casseroles, biscuits and gravy.

Looking For Something More Adventurous For Your Eating Delight?

Visit our food vendors who will be serving throughout the fairgrounds with their on great food.

Horse Show

7 pm - The Great Smokies Arena comes alive with our annual horse show. There will be over twenty different classes with an entry fee of only $5 per class or five classes for $20.Get registered now to enter you and your horse for this year event. Contact Calisa Hughes at 828-400-4481 or for more information.

5:30 pm - We will be having a used Tack Sale!

Start Your Engines
Haywood Fair Truck and Tractor Pull

The annual truck and tractor pulls at the Haywood County Fair are two of the most highly anticipated events of the year!

Saturday August 24, 10 am Stock tractor Pull. Sponsored by Smart Farms. Registration is at 9 am at the arena. Call 828-246-5167 for additional information.

Sunday August 25, 1 pm Truck Pull - All Pulls hook to Heartbreaker 2 Transfer Sled.

Cornhole Tournament

Saturday August 24 1 :30 pm - Stephenson Pest Control will sponsor a Corn hole tournament to benefit the MAKE A WISH FOUNDATION. Come out and watch or join in the fun of this exciting game. I've heard that we will have some really great players make an appearance at this great tournament. Registration will be held from 11 am - 1 pm. Entry fee is $30. Prize purse is $1000.

The Climbing Wall Will Be Coming to the Haywood County Fair

Saturday and Sunday - Come try your hand at the 24' tall climbing wall if you have what it takes to get to the top. We will have experts on hand to help all ages attempt the climb.

HEY KIDS- It is Time to Get Your Jumpers Going

Friday, Saturday and Sunday ALL DAY - We will have a Bounce House and inflatable obstacle course for you to enjoy and burn off some of that enormous energy.

B3 Monkey in the Tree - BINGO TIME

Thursday August 22 7pm - Come One - Come All! It's time for the ever popular Bingo Night. Enjoy a night of bingo for only $20 each. Great gifts will be awarded for each game. We will also be having a 50-50 drawing with tickets sold through-out the evening. Don't miss this fun for all ages event in the Apple Orchard Event Center. Tickets go on sale at 6 pm. Exciting door prizes will be given away throughout the night.


If you would like to be a part of making this Haywood County Fair, please give Chris Caldwell, Manager, a call at 828-400-1704.