CONTACT: Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association
PHONE: 256.350.3500 / 800.648.5381

Morgan County Fair Opens Gates September 21-30

Decatur, Ala. – The Morgan County Fair opens its gates beginning September 21 and for 10 days, families are invited to take in the action-packed activities, live music, rides and array of entertainment that appeal to all ages.

The Morgan County Fair runs September 21-30, 2017, and offers over 30 exciting rides from thrill rides to kiddieland, karaoke, a Demolition Derby, wrestling action, petting zoo and much more. While the highlight each year is the exciting midway rides, the Morgan County Fair also features an incredible lineup of entertainment each night. This year’s schedule includes Zoppe Bareback riding act presented twice each night with matinees on Saturday and Sunday, Demolition Derby on September 23 at 6:30 p.m., live music by Natchez Trace on September 29 at 6:30 p.m. and wrestling on September 30 at 7 p.m. Additional activities include livestock shows, homegrown field exhibits, and a horticulture show and there will be plenty of carnival-style food to feast on. For additional announcements on performers and entertainment, visit

Hours of operation are:

Monday – Thursday 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday   5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday  1:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Sunday  1:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.

The fair at the Morgan County Fairgrounds located at 2919 Fairground Road Southwest in Decatur. Parking is free. For more information including a daily schedule of events and special admission rates, visit or call 256.353.EXPO. 

About Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association (AMLA)
AMLA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion and development of the travel industry within the 16 northernmost counties of the state.  It is supported by 500-plus members consisting of chambers of commerce, Convention & Visitors Bureaus, attractions, campgrounds, festivals, communities, counties, golf courses, restaurants, tour operators, accommodations, vendors, financial institutions and individuals.  Counties included within the AMLA region are Blount, Cherokee, Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Morgan and Winston. Additional information on North Alabama destinations, accommodations and special events is available by calling 800.648.5381 or by visiting