Welcome to the Alabama National Fair!

Since 1954 the Alabama National Fair has been fun for all with the numerous different activities. No matter where you come from, there is an event, exhibit or vendor for you! We want to ensure you enjoy all these opportunities safely and have provided you with the safety plans. Unsure of when a certain event is happening and don’t want to miss it? Check out the daily schedules!


Don’t wait until the last possible minute to get your tickets! Advanced ticket packages will be available for the 2020 fair closer to fair time! Make sure you grab your advanced ticket packages before the fair, so you can have a FAIR-TASTIC time!


Get ready for an action packed 10 days of fall. Check out our daily schedule including our entertainment lineup as well as when to expect discounts. You can also find information such as where to park, what vendors to expect, and how we plan to keep you safe.

Special Events

Dollar Day
First responder’s day
Ladies Night

Senior’s Day
School Day
School Tours

Something for everyone!

Young or older no matter your age, we have a competition for you.

From Livestock shows to our photography show, there is something for everyone. Enter an award winning dish in our Creative Living Center or craft your own scarecrow and enter it in the scarecrow competition. We love to see the many talents from people far and wide.  

Old family recipe you think everyone should try? There’s a competition for that. Livestock judging? We’ve got you covered. Children who are interested in art? There is even an art show for them! Check out each of the competitions to find the perfect fit for you and your specialty!


Garrett Coliseum follows a clear bag policy for all ticketed events at the Venue.  Fans will be able to bring otherwise permissible items into the Coliseum by using:

 Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not
exceed 12″ x 6″ x 12″ OR
– One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag
or similar) AND
 Small clutch purses, no larger than 4.5″ x 6.5″,
the size of the palm of your hand, with or without
a handle or straps.

All clear bags and clutch purses will be screened prior to entry into the arena. All bags and purses not meeting the above requirements will not be permitted. Although permitted, childcare items, including diapers, must also be carried in an approved clear bag.

Fans carrying required medical supplies or devices into the arena are not subject to the clear bag policy, but will be asked to have their bag checked at their entry gate for a thorough screening of the bag and the medical items. The person requiring these supplies or devices must accompany the bag at all times.