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Madison County Fairgrounds, 330 Carolina Lane, Marshall, NC

September 29-30, 2023

The Madison County Fair is led by the Madison County Fairgrounds Board, a non-profit organization. For general information about the fair, see the Madison County Fairgrounds Facebook Page or contact Lisa Ogle Wyatt at or 828-206-2333.

The Madison County Cooperative Extension Center partners with the Fair to hold competitions in crafts, agricultural products, and youth livestock shows. Individuals can enter the contests described below. Refer to the digital division books below for categories and classes.

Youth Livestock Shows

Refer to the Youth Livestock Division Book (below) to see a full list of categories and classes. Please read the rules and regulations for the categories and classes you wish to enter.

Madison Fair Livestock & Poultry Book 2023

Poultry Entry: Download 2023 Poultry Entry Form (PDF) or Enter Poultry Online

Livestock Entry: Download 2023 Livestock Entry Form (PDF) or Enter Livestock Online

Youth Livestock Division Director: Misty Varnell- 828.649.2411

  • Poultry, All Breeds (Department K)
  • Meat Goat & Breeding Doe Show, All Breeds (M)
  • Market Lamb, All Breeds (N)
  • Beef Heifer & Market Steer Shows, All Breeds (O)

Agricultural Products & Crafts

Refer to the Agricultural Products & Crafts Division Book (below) to see a full list of categories and classes. Please read the rules and regulations for the categories and classes you wish to enter.

Madison Fair Agricultural Products & Crafts Division Book 2023

Entry Form: Download Entry Form Here

Division Director: Elizabeth Ayers – 828.649.2411

Youth Division Director: Misty Varnell- 828.649.2411

  • Agricultural Products (Department A)
  • Honey (B)
  • Art (C)
  • Photography (D)
  • Baked Goods (E)
  • Preserved Foods (F)
  • Crafts (G)
  • Quilting (H)
  • Weaving & Spinning (I)
  • Jewelry (J)
  • Youth Shoe Box Parade (S)


You can enjoy a number of Youth Livestock Shows, browse the Agricultural Products and Craft Exhibits, check out and shop at any of the 20+ Vendors while the kids have fun in the Inflatables, then indulge in some of the best fair food around as you watch some of the action packed events, such as, the Breakaway and Team Roping, the Rodeo, the Contests and so much more…

***NEW TO THE FAIR – Axe Throwing and Ride the ROCKIT (mechanical bull)***

Download 2023 Schedule of Events

Fair Vendors

A limited number of vendor spaces will be available to rent at a rate of $50 for the full two days of the Fair. Contact Lisa Ogle Wyatt (828 206-2333) or Jackie Coffey (828 206-0170) for more information.