Giveaway: win a family 4-pack of tickets to the 2013 Tennessee Valley Fair

August 20, 2013

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UPDATE: The giveaway winners are Sarah W., Chelli L., Carey O., and Jennifer D. Thanks to all who entered. I’ll have another giveaway soon!

The Tennessee Valley Fair will be September 6-15 of this year, and my family is so excited about attending! Remember, tickets cost less if you purchase them by August 31. There are also some great discount days that I’ve listed here. The fair is always adding new events that are free with your paid admission. Here are just a few of the events that are new for 2013:

  • Marvelous Mutts – A Canine Spectacular!
    Adventure Pathway
    Showtimes – All 10 Days; See Guidebook for Info
    The Marvelous Mutts, A Canine Spectacular, is a thrilling dog sport entertainment show that showcases some of the world’s finest canine athletes. The dogs amaze audiences as they flip and fly to snatch flying discs out of the air, race through obstacle courses with breathtaking speed, and launch themselves off a dock to catch a toy before it splashes into a pool of water.  For more info, visit: http://themarvelousmutts.com/
    YouTube – See Marvelous Mutts in Action!
  • Kiddie Land Fun TentPresented by Wendys of Knoxville
    Kiddie Land (Next to Little Ponderosa Zoo) – All 10 Days
    Features free entertainment for children ages 2 – 12 years old.  Enjoy our Thank-A-Farmer magic show each night at 7:30 pm, mascot parties, sing-a-longs, storytelling, face painting, live arts and crafts and much more.
  • “Best Of” Fair Food Competition
    Jacob Building’s Culinary Arts Stage – September 6 – 4:00 PM
    Watch as our concessionaires vie for the title of “Best Fair Food” – Celebrity Judges Frank Murphy from Star 102.1 FM and Katie Roach from WBIR Ch. 10 will judge the culinary creations.
  • Lego Extravaganza  -Tournament of Champions
    Kerr Building – September 14 – 11:00 AM
    Our Lego Extravaganza has been a wildly popular new event at the Fair since it’s inception in 2011.  This year, we are inviting winners from our first competition on Sept 7 to return for a “Tournament of Champions” – Watch the best Lego builders in East Tennessee compete for the title of “Lego Extravaganza Champion 2013!”
  • Agventure Scavenger HuntPresented by Wendy’s of Knoxville & Fruit Shoot
    Livestock Barns – All 10 Days
    This interactive hands-on scavenger hunt allows children (2-12 years old)  to experience agriculture like never before.  Participants will obtain a map that will lead them to specific educational exhibits (cattle, horticulture, poultry, tractors, rabbits, etc.) around the fairgrounds.  When all stations are complete, participants will receive a special prize from Wendy’s of Knoxville for participating!
  • Color for the Cure – Benefits Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Knoxville Affiliate
    Kiddie Land Fun Tent
    Sunday, September 8: 3:00 – 5:00 PM
    Live coloring event just for kids!  For every page that is colored, the Tennessee Valley Fair will make a contribution to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Knoxville Affiliate.  Plus, enjoy a mini-mascot party featuring Jasper the Rooster, B97.5’s Buzz Bee, Tennessee Smokies’ Slugger & Diamond, Wendy’s Frosty and more.
  • Pinterest Interest Contest
    Kerr Building – All 10 Days (Exhibit)
    Enter your favorite Pinterest project in the Fair this year! Fun categories include: Best use of a Mason Jar, Sharpie Ceramics, Burlap Crafts, Fabulous Flip Flops & much more.  Download the contest description here.

The generous folks at the Tennessee Valley Fair have given me some family 4-packs of tickets to give away to you all! Here’s how to win one of the sets of passes (4 winners!):

Required Entry:

Leave a comment on this post and let me know if you’ve ever been to the Tennessee Valley Fair. That’s it! (If you’re reading this on Facebook/Twitter hop on over to thriftychristy.com)

Additional Optional Entries:

You can do each of the following things for an additional entry in the giveaway. You can only do each of these once, for a possible total of 5 entries. Please leave a separate comment for each method of entry. If you only leave one comment then you only have one entry, as each comment is numbered and I randomly choose a number. Make sense?

This giveaway ends at midnight EST on Friday August 23. I will choose four winners on Saturday August 24 using random.org and will contact them via email. Giveaway open to US readers only.

Disclosure: I received passes to the fair for my family plus additional passes to share with my readers. Tickets will be mailed out to winners at the addresses provided. I cannot be held responsible for any problems with postal delivery. All opinions stated in this post are my own.

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43 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Cindy M.  |  August 20, 2013 at 8:49 am

    I’ve never been to the fair. My child would love the dog competition.

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  • 2. Sarah Walko  |  August 20, 2013 at 8:52 am

    I have never been to the TN Valley Fair. We have lived in TN for 10 years and I think this year would be an awesome time to take my husband and two boys (ages 5 & 4) what a great first experience for them!!

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  • 3. Sarah Walko  |  August 20, 2013 at 8:53 am

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  • 4. Sarah Walko  |  August 20, 2013 at 8:54 am

    I’ve “Liked” Tennessee Valley Fair on Facebook!

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  • 5. Chelli L  |  August 20, 2013 at 9:46 am

    I’ve never been to the Tennessee Valley Fair before!!

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  • 6. Chelli L  |  August 20, 2013 at 9:49 am

    I “liked” Thrifty Christy on facebook

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  • 7. Chelli L  |  August 20, 2013 at 9:49 am

    I “liked” Tennessee Valley Fair on Facebook

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  • 8. Chelli L  |  August 20, 2013 at 9:50 am

    I followed Thrifty Christy on Twitter

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  • 9. Chelli L  |  August 20, 2013 at 9:51 am

    I followed the Tennessee Valley Fair on Twitter

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  • 10. Sarah M.  |  August 20, 2013 at 9:55 am

    Yes, I’ve been!

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  • 11. Sarah M.  |  August 20, 2013 at 9:55 am

    I “like” Thrifty Christy on FB!

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  • 12. Sarah M.  |  August 20, 2013 at 9:56 am

    I “like” the TN Valley Fair on FB.

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  • 13. Sarah M.  |  August 20, 2013 at 9:56 am

    I follow Thrifty Christy on Twitter.

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  • 14. Sarah M.  |  August 20, 2013 at 9:56 am

    I follow TN Valley Fair on Twitter.

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  • 15. Ashleigh Jones  |  August 20, 2013 at 10:13 am

    I have been to the fair.

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  • 16. Ashleigh Jones  |  August 20, 2013 at 10:14 am

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  • 18. Ashleigh Jones  |  August 20, 2013 at 10:16 am

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  • 19. Missy  |  August 20, 2013 at 10:34 am

    I have been to the Fair before but not in years! #pickme

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  • 20. Missy  |  August 20, 2013 at 10:35 am

    Twitter follower, here! #pickme

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  • 21. Anne T  |  August 20, 2013 at 10:40 am

    I have been once and would love to go again!

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  • 22. Anne T  |  August 20, 2013 at 10:40 am

    I follow you on twitter @csouthernhome

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  • 23. Anne T  |  August 20, 2013 at 10:41 am

    I follow TN valley fair on twitter @csouthernhome

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  • 24. Anne T  |  August 20, 2013 at 10:42 am

    I like Tennessee Valley fair on face book

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    I like you on facebook Kallee twiner

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  • 26. Carey  |  August 20, 2013 at 10:52 am

    I have not been to the fair since I was a kid!

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  • 27. Carey  |  August 20, 2013 at 10:53 am

    I like you on Facebook

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  • 28. Kara  |  August 20, 2013 at 12:24 pm

    We never been!

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  • 29. Kara  |  August 20, 2013 at 12:25 pm

    I like you on facebook!

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  • 30. Kara  |  August 20, 2013 at 12:26 pm

    I follow you on Twitter!

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  • 31. Deidra Burkhardt  |  August 20, 2013 at 12:49 pm

    I have been but not since I had my two kids. 2 and 4. I really want to take them this year because of the kiddie land fun tent. Liked both facebook pages already

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  • 32. Lacey  |  August 20, 2013 at 1:46 pm

    I don’t think i have ever been. i think this would so wonderful to take the kids to.

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  • 33. Melanie  |  August 20, 2013 at 3:42 pm

    I have been to the Tennessee fair many, many years ago.

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  • 34. Melanie  |  August 20, 2013 at 3:42 pm

    I like TC on FB.

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  • 35. Melanie  |  August 20, 2013 at 3:43 pm

    I like TN Valley Fair on FB

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  • 36. Melanie  |  August 20, 2013 at 3:43 pm

    I follow TC on Twitter.

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  • 37. Melanie  |  August 20, 2013 at 3:44 pm

    I follow TN Valley Fair on Twitter.

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  • 38. Ann Moore  |  August 20, 2013 at 6:39 pm

    I have never been to this fair.

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  • 39. Ann Moore  |  August 20, 2013 at 6:41 pm

    I already like thrifty Christy on fb

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  • 40. Ann Moore  |  August 20, 2013 at 6:42 pm

    I already like tn valley fair on fb.

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  • 41. Jennifer  |  August 21, 2013 at 5:56 pm

    I’ve been to the fair, but I’ve never taken my kids. Would love to take them this year!

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  • 42. Jennifer  |  August 21, 2013 at 5:57 pm

    I already like Thrifty Christy on FB.

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  • 43. Lacey  |  August 23, 2013 at 8:53 pm

    We wanna go we wanna go. never been

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