The Elberton 12 County will celebrate its 81st year of operation in 2014, and was Voted "One of the 10 Great Places for Blue Ribbon County Fairs", in USA Today in 2010.

This years’ Fair will also include many of the annual favorites. Carnival Midway by, Family Attractions, Elberton Idol Contest, and Junior Elberton Idol.

This year we have Rick Wallenda and his troop coming to perform fantastic aerial and high wire acts nightly. Rick is the Oldest Grandson of the famous Carl Wallenda and has been performing his entire life.

New this year we have Laser tag nightly. A great course will be set up and anyone, young and the young at heart can come and test their skills.

This year is the 5th annual "Miss Elberton County" and "Little Miss Elberton County" Pageant. Shining Moments Pageant Productions is producing the pageant again this year. Winners of age divisions will receive great age appropriate gifts, an Embroidered Sash and a Large Trophy and Crown. You can down load applications from the applications link or go to the bottom of our home page and there is a direct link to Shining Moments.

The Fair scheduled for Sept 29th - Oct 5th, 2014, will be the "Event of the Year" in Northeast Georgia, according to Dick Carl, Fair Manager. Carl goes on to say that the fair management staff has been working during the past year to bring the best county fair ever to Elbert County and northeast Georgia. The fair serves 10 northeast counties in Georgia as well as 2 counties in South Carolina.

More popular than ever, the Ultimate Elberton Idol Contest will take the Coke Entertainment Stage for the tenth year. The contestants will audition on-air on the morning show on WSGC 105.3 for the right to perform during the preliminaries at the fair on Tuesday night September 30th. Finals will be held on Saturday October 4th.

This year will be the fourth year that we are presenting the nightly prize drawings. It has become very popular with the fair goers and the prizes are getting better every year.

Fair goers are reminded that Blue Ribbons and some nice premium monies can be earned by exhibiting what they have grown or raised during the year. Jellies, Jams, Crafts, Art and many other categories are detailed in the fair Premium Book which is available at the fair office or on line at

The Elberton 12-County Fair is seeking businesses, nonprofit organizations, and educational exhibitors who would like 35000 + people to visit them during the week of September 29 - October 5, 2014. If you have any questions or need more information about what you can exhibit or sell, please call us or email us at:

Fair Coordinator, Becky Hitchcock



Entertainment Coordinator, Philip Libby


Grounds/Rental Coordinator, Pat Rice


Cell: 706-988-9248

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 617

Elberton, GA 30635

Location Address:

450 North Oliver St

Elberton, GA 30635

Fair Office:


561-277-2532 Fax