Posts Tagged ‘fair’

Fair going ‘retro,’ to focus on agriculture

by Associated Press Published: August 19,2013

Tags: agriculture, fair, Landers Center, livestock, Michael Doyle, Mid-South Fair, tourism, tourist, visitor

SOUTHAVEN — The Mid-South Fair is returning to its agricultural roots. People at last year’s fair told him they want to see livestock, board president Michael Doyle told The Commercial Appeal. “I am a proponent of livestock but I deal with a bunch of brilliant city people on our board and they don’t understand that […] [...]

Mid-South Fair attendance continues to dwindle

by Associated Press Published: October 5,2012

Tags: attendance, carnival, entertainment, fair, fun, location, recreation, relocation, rides, tourism, tourist, vacation, visitor

SOUTHAVEN — An estimated 66,000 attended the 2012 Mid-South Fair in Southaven. The Commercial Appeal reports the attendance was not as good as past fairs in Mississippi but still a number that fair officials consider a success. The event ended Sunday in Southaven, where the 156-year-old fair has been held for the past four years […] [...]

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