Creative Living

Our Creative Living Center is always a fan favorite. It ranges from Needlework, to Homemade Goods, to Bird House Designing and many others. The list of contests/events for Adults and Youth are listed below so join in the fun competition. Also join us during the fair for the live cooking events.

2021 Early Entries Accepted on the following days/dates: (No exceptions)

Saturday, September 25th, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Monday, September 27th, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Tuesday, September 28th, 12 noon to 6:00 pm

Wednesday, September 29th, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

**Except Baking & Perishable Horticulture Products.**


Wednesday, October 6th, 8:00 am to 1 pm ONLY

2021 Entry Pick-Up Information

**Please note: You will NOT be able to take your items home the last night of the fair. Thank you for understanding!**


Monday, October 18th, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Tuesday, October 19th, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Wednesday, October 20th, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

**All items that are not picked up by Wednesday, October 20th at 2:00 pm will be discarded.**


For detailed information click links below (Dates and times are subject to change per Fair Management as needed.

**Live Contest**

NEW: Due to COVID-19 and in order to allow us time for social distancing setup for the correct number of entries – Contestants MUST pre-register in order to participate in any Live Cooking Contest no later than Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. Contestants who show up for any live cooking contest(s) in which they have not pre-registered will not be allowed to participate in the contest(s). Contestants may register for Live Cooking Contest by doing one of the following:
Online Registration – Contestants may register online at, under the “Participate” link. Deadline for online registration is Friday, Sept. 17, 2021.
During Early Entry Registration – Contestants may register at the CLC during the dates and times when early entries are being accepted. 
At the Alabama National Fair Office – Contestants may register at the Alabama National Fair Office on October 1st, 4th, 5th, 0r 6th between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.