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Delta Fair starts Aug. 29

Hours of Operation
Friday, August 29
2-11 p.m.
Saturday, August 30
10 a.m.-11 p.m.
Sunday, , August 31
noon-11 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 1
(Labor Day)
10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Tuesday, September 2
2-10 p.m.
Wednesday, September 3
9:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
Thursday, September 4
9 a.m.-10 p.m.
Friday, September 5
10 a.m.-11 p.m.
Saturday, September 6
10 a.m.-11 p.m.
Sunday, September 7
noon-10 p.m.

Location: Agricenter, corner of Walnut Grove Road and Germantown Parkway in East Memphis.
Tickets: Adults (ages 13 and over), $10 at gate; Youth (ages 5-12), $5 at gate; Children (ages 4 and under), free.
Midway wrist bands: Good for unlimited rides on the midway; $25 at the gate.  Pre-purchase at Kroger and online at DeltaFest.com for $20.  Tuesday is $10 wrist band day.
Family Packs: Family packs include two adult tickets, two youth tickets, and two midway wrist bands. An $80 dollar value for $64 at Kroger or online at www.DeltaFest.com.
Parking: Main entrances for parking off Germantown Parkway and Walnut Grove Road.  $5 at entrance.  Free parking and shuttle off Walnut Grove near Farm Rd on Friday to Monday the first weekend and Friday to Sunday the second weekend.
About the Delta Fair & Music Festival
The Delta Fair & Music Festival has been entertaining families since 2007. The organizers of the Delta Fair & Music Festival strive to produce an annual event which is exciting, interactive and educational. By producing a safe, clean, and family friendly event, organizers are working to bring communities together in order to celebrate and promote the rich art, music and history of the Delta. Dates for the 2014 Delta Fair & Music Festival are August 29 – September 7, 2014. For more information, call (901) 213-SHOW (7469) or visit www.DeltaFest.com.
Special Attraction
“Meet and Greet with Peyton List – who stars as “Emma” on Disney’s Hit Comedy “Jessie”:
Public Meet and Greet will be by the Ford Main Stage on Sunday August 31st at 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. And Monday September 1st at 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Get a signed photo at the Delta Fair & Music Festival. Only her official head shot photos will be signed and will be available for $5 each at meet and greet line.
Star of the Fair vocal competition: Preliminary competitions will be held Sunday August 31st and Monday September 1st.  On Tuesday Sept. 2nd, Top finalists will compete in the Junior and Senior divisions to determine Star of the Fair winner for 2013. The Star of the Fair winner will be determined by judging and crowd response and will be awarded $1,000 cash prize for the Senior division and $350 for the Junior division.
Demolition Derby: Saturday, August 30th starting at 3 p.m.; Derby Pros destroy each other’s cars in an attempt to be the last man moving. These are not junkers, they are racing machines with built engines and complex steel cages and safety bars to reduce but probably not eliminate injuries. The racers are passionate about winning and they are professionals. The crashes are real and the danger is real. They do it because they love it! Be there, they are free and fun!
Survivor Casting Call:  If you love adventure and you think you can Survive a remote island for $1million then be sure to audition for one of America’s most watched reality shows.  Auditions will take place Sunday September 7th from 1 to 6 p.m.  Go to www.DeltaFest.com. for eligibility requirements.
Agriculture:   4-H and FFA Children’s Barnyard, Delta Livestock Show, Tennessee High School Rodeo, Crafts, Culinary, Gardening, 4H and FFA Poster, and brand new this year the FFA Career Development Contest.
Contests: Delta Fair Queen Pageant, Dancing Stars, Art and Photo, I Am Beautiful Pageant, Delta Throwdown Crossfit Competition,
Plus, there’s more: Banana Derby of monkeys riding dogs, Mini Tractor Pull, Barrel Racing, MMA Fights (Saturday, August 30th at 7 p.m.; $15 ringside seats and $5 general admission), 1 Wheel Revolution Motorcycle Stunt Show,  Petal to the Metal Car Show, Wambold’s Amazing Animals Tiger and Liger Show, Petting Zoo, Rhinestone Roper, Freakshow Deluxe, Hambone Express Pig Races, Sumo Wrestling, Lawnmower Racers, Mechanical Bull Rides, Tractor Pulls, Family Magic Show, The Birdman, Masters of the Chainsaw, Magic Show, Xtreme Motorcycle Thrill Show, Lowrider and Hydraulic Car Show, Mexican Rodeo, Tractor and Truck Pull

SPECIAL EVENT DAYS             Sunday August 31st: ·         Latino Day:  Latino day at the Delta Fair presented by Comcast Xfinity will feature live music in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month and Mexican Independence Day.  Music starts at 4:00 p.m. with Grupo Fascinacion, Conjunto Regressa at 5:00 p.m., and Conjunto Artardecer at 7:00 p.m.  Plus a lowrider and hydraulic car show all day.             Tuesday September 2nd: ·         $10 Ride Wristbands               Wednesday September 3rd: ·         Senior American Day: Free admission and free parking until noon for seniors 60 years of age and older.  Special events, contests, and vendors specifically geared to seniors. ·         Bike Night:  The Delta Fair & Music Festival will host the Bumpus Harley Davidson Bike Night at the fair on Wednesday September 3, 2014 starting at 5:00 p.m.  For only $10 each rider gets admission, VIP parking by the main stage, and one free 12oz. beer.  There will be a wing eating contest sponsored by Hooters at 6:30 PM, a special performance by the 1 Wheel Revolution Stunt team at 7:30 PM, and music by Will Tucker at 7:00 and 8:00 PM on the Ford Main Stage.   Thursday September 4th: ·         Food Bank Day:  Bring a canned good to the Delta Fair for 1/2 off one Adult admission ticket from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ·         Ladies Day:  The Delta Fair & Music Festival will host Ladies Day all day on Thursday September 4, 2014 in partnership with the Great American Home Store and the Memphis-MidSouth Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.  This special day for women will focus on creating breast cancer awareness by encouraging fairgoers to wear pink to the fair.  Baptist Women’s Center will provide the Mobile Mammography Unit to educate and provide awareness on breast cancer from 1pm-6pm.  For each person who wears pink on Ladies Day, a $3 donation will be made to the Memphis-MidSouth Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.  In addition, Komen will be taking Race for the Cure registrations.  Musical guests Beka DeSantis will perform at 6pm and Star & Micey will keep the party going on the Ford Main Stage at 8pm.  Register to win furniture valued at $3,000 from the Great American Home Store.  Plus there’s FREE parking for the first 200 ladies between 5pm-7pm.        From regional legends to local super talent, Memphis means music . . . and that’s just what we’ll have at the Delta Fair & Music Festival with a musical balance to showcase what we believe to be world-class talent with roots in the Delta.   MAIN STAGE   Aug. 29 – Chance Encounter, 6 p.m.; Uncle Kracker, 8 p.m. Aug. 30 – School of Rock, 3 p.m.; Drumline, 5 p.m.; Muck Sticky, 6:30 p.m.; The LACS, 8 p.m. Aug. 31 – Peyton List, 2 & 6 p.m.; Grupo Fascinacion, 4 p.m.; Conjunto Regressa, 5 p.m.;                 Conjunto Artardecer, 7 p.m. Sept. 1 — Peyton List 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.; School of Rock, 5 p.m.; Hot Chelle Rae, 7 p.m. Sept. 3 — Will Tucker, 7 & 8 p.m. Sept. 4 — Beka Desantis, 6 p.m.; Star & Micey 8 p.m. Sept. 5 – R5 DJ, 7:00 p.m.; R5, 7:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. with Grupo Fascinacion, Conjunto Regressa at 5:00 p.m., and Conjunto Artardecer Sept. 6 – MidniteTrain, 12:00 p.m.; School of Rock 4 p.m.; Country Showdown, 5:30 p.m.; Jason D.                          Williams, 8 p.m. Sept. 7 – SOS 7 p.m.   DELTA STAGE   Aug 29 – Amber Lea Dance Productions,4p.m.;Recap the Elapsed 6p.m.,Emma Webb  8 p.m.   Aug 30 – Live Music, open to 4:30 p.m.; One Last Chance, 5 p.m.; XLM, 7 p.m. Aug. 31 – Live Music, open to 4:30 p.m.; Soulman Snipes 5 p.m., Makayla Collins, 7 p.m.;                 OBB 9 p.m. Sept. 1 — Live Music, open to 4:30 p.m.; Soundscape, 6 p.m.; Mary Grace Williams, 8 p.m. Sept. 2 — Soundscape, 6 p.m. Sept. 3 — Dennis Lee, 12 p.m. Sept. 5 – The Fast Mothers, 7 p.m. Sept. 6 – Live Music, open to 4:30 p.m.; Jordan Pearce, 5 p.m.; One Last Chance, 7 p.m.;                XLM, 9 p.m. Sept. 7 – Live Music, open to 4:30 p.m.;. Delta Fair 2014

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