Franklin-Southampton County Fair

The Franklin Southampton County Fair is going to be HUGE with artist such as Jo Dee Messina and RaeLynn along with all your fair favorites!

Here is this year's entertainment:

THURSDAY NIGHT: The Chase at 7 PM.

FRIDAY NIGHT: The Jody Pyles Band at 7 PM followed by national recording artist Jo Dee Messina.

SATURDAY NIGHT: Our own Hickory Knoll Band will open for "The Voice" contestant Rae Lynn starting at 7 PM.

Come enjoy great local and specialty foods, home arts, exhibits, livestock shows, petting zoos, talent shows and more. Enjoy events such as watermelon eating contests, magic shows, and CONCERTS! There is also a chance to learn and view local horticulture including the area's LARGEST sunflowers, watermelons, and pumpkins!

As an added bonus the LOVE artwork will be front and center at the fair again this year! There will be opportunities to have your picture taken at the letters or you can snap your own selfie. We encourage you to share your pictures on Facebook at the Virginia is for Lovers page and on Twitter and Instagram using #LoveVA. 

The cost of admission is $10.00 per day but we encourage you to visit to purchase a 4-day pass for $20.00 plus fees.

Event Dates/Times

 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM


 $10.00 with a $20.00 4-day pass available online.