The new Hardeman County Agri-Business Center will be the centerpiece of the Forest Festival. It will house the Hardeman County UT Extension Service as well as an area where local farmers will be able to work their livestock.

Midway Added to Festival

The Tennessee Forest Festival schedule got a little better with the announcement that Purdy Entertainment will provide a carnival with the midway opening at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 26. Caleb Minter will provide a concert for the festival that same night at 8:00 p.m.
The midway will open on Friday night at 6:00 p.m. and at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 28.
Other highlights include a Demolition Derby on Friday and Tractor Pull on Saturday. Other exhibits and events dot the schedule throughout the festival. See A2 for the updated festival schedule.
A wrist band can be purchased for $10, which provides parking and entertainment each night. Carnival rides will be a separate charge.
The Tennessee Forest Festival started in 1949 and was held at various places around the state, it chose Hardeman County as its permanent home in 1978, where it continued until 2007.