A Family Friendly Annual Event
The Maury County Fair has been a successful attraction for the county going on 66 years, and will continue to be for many years to come with the support of the community. The Maury County Fair has been established as a not for profit organization
Purpose of the Fair
To promote family entertainment, agricultural awareness, encourage community involvement and support non-profit organizations within Maury County.
The fair attracts 20,000 plus attendees per year, and are planning on increasing by 20% per year with new exhibits, entertainment and agricultural events.
*A free ticket is given to every child attending a school within the county to promote family participation.
The history of the Maury County Fair is long and illustrious. It began in 1950, as a civic project of the Columbia Jaycees and has continued, uninterrupted for more than 65 years. The Maury County Fair had several locations before finally finding a home at the Maury County Park, which the Fair and Columbia Jaycees were instrumental in securing the property from The University of Tennessee and development of the Park through the years.
1950 Denham property on Nashville Highway. Now the location of James K. Polk Motel.
1951 At the present location of Maury County Regional Hospital.
1952-55 At Columbia Speedway Location. Now Northway Shopping Center and adjacent.
1956-present At The Maury County Park.