November 10 - 12, 2023
Experience the newly envisioned, authentic
Little Debbie Hamilton County Fair!
Your whole family will enjoy making lasting memories at the debut location - the breathtaking 2,100-acre McDonald Farm.
Veterans Day Weekend
Three Days of Family Fun: Nov. 10-12, 2023
Presented by title sponsor Little Debbie, the fair builds on history, heritage and tradition. With a renewed focus on telling the story of Hamilton County and celebrating our shared future, this beloved autumn tradition will serve as the backdrop of your family memories for generations to come.
Something for Everyone
Enjoy fairground food favorites, classic amusement rides, agricultural exhibits and craftsmanship.
Gig City Games
Gig City Games includes amusement rides, science show, fair concessions and games. Everyone rides FREE thanks to EPB!
Food City FrontierLand
Enjoy three Lumberjack Shows daily (Saturday & Sunday) with events including speed sawing, log rolling, animal log carving and more. At Frontierland, be sure to chow down on comfort food from Food City, our official BBQ vendor, which will have a smoker on site and some good eatin’.
Our agricultural area will be packed with all the livestock and animal showing you would expect from an official county fair! It also serves as the entrance to our nationally-acclaimed live rodeo (shows run Friday night and Saturday afternoon). Tour the Kubota Showbarn and get to know the alpacas, swine, ducks, poultry, cattle, horses and try out a very special Farmer For A Day Experience.
Live Music at the Dr. Pepper Stage - Lauren Alaina & Brandon Davis
The fair will feature live music from Lauren Alaina and Brandon Davis! Check out our Entertainment page for more details.
Welcome Veterans & Your Families
Taking place over Veterans Day weekend, the fair includes a special military focus, support for Wreaths Across Chattanooga and much more.
NEW for 2023: All Out Fireworks Show!
Brought to you by Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union, the fireworks show caps off an unbelievable family experience and is a can’t-miss event.
Located ON SITE at the Little Debbie Hamilton County Fair. McDonald Farm has acres of ample parking. Easy in. Easy out.
All passes, 3-day or single-day, include access to the fairgrounds, all shows & concerts, free rides, and more!
- 3-Day Pass Online $12
- 3-Day Pass at the Gate $14
- 1-Day Pass at the Gate Adult (18 & over) $7
- 1-Day Pass at the Gate Child (11 - 17) $5
- Children under 10 FREE
- $5.00 - Single Day Adult Tickets for Seniors 65+, Active Military, Veterans, Emergency Services, and Teachers
** Gate discount prices available for individuals that are Seniors 65+, Active Military, Veterans, Emergency Services, and Teachers. Gate Discounts apply to ticket purchaser only, not group. One discount per person.
The New 2023 Little Debbie Hamilton County Fair Features
- Amusement Rides
- Home Center
- Childrens Art Competitions
- Historic Home Tour at the McDonald Family Farm
- Live Rodeo
- Agricultural Exhibits
- Live Country Music Artists - Including Local Acts!
- Fireworks set to Music of America
- East Tennessee Symphony Orchestra
- Roving Artists & Stilt Walkers
- Lumberjack Shows
- Cornhole Tournament
- Fairground Food Classics
- Chili Cookoff
- Pie Eating Competitions
- Parking On Site
- Wreaths Across Chattanooga Activation
- Veterans Recognition
- Free and Low Cost Tickets
Wreaths Across Chattanooga
Wreaths across Chattanooga is an IRS 501 C 3 with the mission of placing a wreath on each grave of veterans laid to rest at Chattanooga National Cemetery.
There are a total of 49,000 grave sites. The live wreaths are $10.00, will be purchased locally and will be placed on Saturday, December 9, 2023.