The Alabama State Fair is coming to town from Sept. 13-22. (Contributed)
The Alabama State Fair is coming to town from Sept. 13-22. (Contributed)

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State Fair coming to Alabaster

Published 3:16pm Wednesday, September 11, 2013

By NEAL WAGNER / City Editor

The Fair Nation company will transform a field next to the Vizzini Farms Winery into a festive scene filled with competitions, entertainment and rides as the Alabama State Fair comes to town starting on Sept. 13.

The fair will be located on Shelby County 87 off Interstate 65’s Exit 234 – the Shelby County Airport exit – and will be next to Vizzini Farms, according to fair organizers.

Hours for the fair are as follows:

-Friday, Sept. 13: 4 p.m.-midnight

-Saturday, Sept. 14: noon-midnight

-Sunday, Sept. 15: noon-11 p.m.

-Monday, Sept. 16-Thursday, Sept. 19: 4-11 p.m.

-Friday, Sept. 20: 4 p.m.-midnight

-Saturday, Sept. 21: noon-midnight

-Sunday, Sept. 22: noon-11 p.m.

The fair will feature a variety of rides, competitions, exhibitors, vendors and food concessions. Discounted tickets are available at

  • rommel

    You have got to be kidding me. This is not a state fair. Where are the exhibits? Where is the live stock? Where are the seats to sit down and eat? We paid $9 each to get in and $5 to park. It took us less than five minutes to walk through this “state fair.” How can you bill this as a state fair!!!!! Do not waste your time or money. There are about ten rides and one guy selling knives. No shirts, no jewelry, no one guessing your weight or age; absolutely nothing!! It is hardly even a carnival! You should be embarrassed to call this a state fair. False advertising at its best.

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