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2018 Neshoba County Fair

July 27 - August 3

$15

In 1891 the fair was organized as a private corporation called the Neshoba County Stock and Agricultural Fair Association and was moved to its present site. Families coming to the Fair began camping on the grounds for the duration of the fair. In 1894 a pavilion was constructed and a hotel was built to accommodate visitors. Cabins began to replace wagons and tents and in 1898 the oaks were planted that shade Founder’s Square today. The first cabins were simple one story structures with some being log cabins.

In 1896 Governor McLaurin spoke at the Fair which began the tradition of the Neshoba County Fair as a political forum for local, state, and national politicians. Ronald Reagan, Jack Kemp and John Glenn are among the national figures who have visited the Fair during their campaigns.

Details

Start:
July 27
End:
August 3
Cost:
$15
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.neshobacountyfair.org

Organizer

Neshoba County Fair
Email:
nfca@bellsouth.net
Website:
http://www.neshobacountyfair.org

Venue

Neshoba County Fair
16800 Hwy 21 South
Philadelphia, MS United States
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Phone:
601-656-8480
Website:
http://www.neshobacountyfair.org