5 Not-to-Miss Attractions at Williamson County Fair

The Williamson County Fair kicks off Aug 3rd and runs through the 11th at the Ag Expo Center, 4215 Long Ln in Franklin. Don’t miss these 5 attractions!

Admission to the fair:

Adults: $7 at the gate
Children ages 6 – 12: $4 at the gate
Children ages 5 and under are free
*All stage shows and attractions are FREE with admission! Midway ride tickets sold separately!

Learn more about the Williamson County Fair here.

1. Ma’Ceo

Fair Village

Mon-Friday 6:30pm & 7:45pm
Sat 11am, 3pm, 7pm & 9pm
Sun 12:30pm, 2:30pm, 5pm & 8pm

Step back in time and experience the enchanting world of Ma’Ceo, as they take you back to the roots of gypsy heritage. Let the swirling winds of passion transcend you as the age old fellowship between man and horse is brought back to life and awaits you with open arms.

2. Midway

Have a blast on the Midway, but remember…closed toe shoes are required on most rides.

Midway Hours:

Monday – Thursday – 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Friday – 6:00 pm to Midnight
Saturday – 10:00 am to Midnight
Sunday – 12:00 noon to 11:00 pm

Regular Ticket Prices:

Single coupon – $1.25
21 coupons – $20 (SAVE $6.25)
55 coupons – $50 (SAVE $18.75)
120 coupons – $100 (SAVE $50.00)
*All rides require more than one (1) coupon each


Fridays – August 3rd & 10th – Gates open at 6:00 p.m.
*Unlimited rides for $25

Saturdays – August 4th & 11th – Gates open at 10:00 a.m.
*Unlimited rides for $25 – 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
*Best Deal of the Day – MUST BE PURCHASED BY 4:00 p.m.
Ride All Day from 10:00 am – Midnight for only $35
Note: After 4:00 p.m. all rides are regular price – NO SPECIALS

Sunday – August 5th – Gates open at Noon
*Unlimited rides for $25

Monday – Thursday – August 6th – 9th – Gates open at 6:00 p.m.
*Unlimited rides for $20

See a list of all the midway rides here.

3. Mind Works

Arena Floor

Mon-Fri 6pm-10pm
Sat 10am-10pm
Sun 12p-10pm

Mind Works! is an exhilarating attraction featuring a collection of giant puzzles and brain teasers, jumbo classic games, construction zone and bubble arena, giant outdoor games, and a toddler area. Many of the displays in this fun and interactive exhibit are STEM/STEAM-based and involve critical thinking, problem solving, and teamwork. Fun for children…and adults of all ages!

Mind Works! is presented by Patterson, Hardee & Ballentine, CPA’s

4. Jurassic Kingdom

jurassic kingdom at williamson county fair

Tractor Supply Co. Livestock Village – Covered Arena

Jurassic Kingdom Schedule
Fri, Aug 3; Mon, Aug 6; Tues, Aug 7
7pm & 8:30pm
Sat, Aug 4
11:30am, 1pm, 3:30pm & 7pm
Sun, Aug 5
12:30pm, 2pm, 5pm & 7pm

Jurassic Kingdom is a full blown dinosaur show that is a perfect mix of entertainment and education. Join us for some “EDU-TAINMENT” as you learn about these prehistoric creatures in a fun way. Experience the giant dinosaurs as they come to life, touching and interacting with them throughout the show!

Through this fun demonstration of the fossils you’ll learn about various dinosaurs.

  • Fossils claw from a Baryonyx
  • Skull from a Coelophysis
  • Cast of a foot print from a Ornithopod
  • Egg of a Triceratops
  • Tooth of a Megalodon

Dinosaurs appearing in the show:

  • Terry – a comical talking Pterodactyl
  • Jack – a 2 month old Brontosaurus
  • Sarah – a new born Triceratops
  • Lucy – a 5 year old full grown Velociraptor
  • Sparky – a 2 year old T-Rex (Tyrannosaurus)

5. Dave Whitley Iron Tamer

dave whitley williamson county fair

Tractor Supply Co Livestock Village – Covered Arena

Thurs, Aug 9 & Fri, Aug 10
Sat, Aug 11
11am, 1:30pm, 4:30pm & 7:30pm

Are you ready to be AMAZED?

Iron Tamer Dave Whitley is a performing strongman and motivational speaker based in Nashville TN. He will perform classic feats of strength like bending steel spikes and bars, breaking chains with chest expansion, ripping decks of cards, driving a nail through a board without a hammer, odd object lifting and much more. Come witness the mind-blowing feats of strength!