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TVF Announces New Midway


KNOXVILLE, TENN. (March 1, 2022) – The Tennessee Valley Fair has named Kissel Entertainment to be the official midway provider of the Tennessee Valley Fair. The partnership between the Tennessee Valley Fair and Kissel Entertainment will begin this upcoming Fair, September 9th-18th, 2022.

“On behalf of the entire Kissel family, we are elated to be selected as the midway provider for the Tennessee Valley Fair.” said R.A. Kissel, President of Kissel Entertainment, “The hard work and dedication of the Fair Board coupled with the passion and motivation of Kissel Entertainment will result in an elevated fair experience that our guests will realize the moment that they are welcomed to the midway. Our family and team members are committed to providing no less than an amazing experience for every guest that trusts the Kissel team to produce the highest quality event ever.”

The Tennessee Valley Fair staff and board are overjoyed on their new partnership with Kissel Entertainment. “The Tennessee Valley Fair has partnered with one of the best midway providers.” said Scott Suchomski, Executive Director of the Tennessee Valley Fair, “We are in the business of making memories and fun for everyone. With Kissel Entertainment’s stellar background, attention to detail, and enthusiasm for the fairgoer, East Tennesseans are going to experience new memories of a truly spectacular Tennessee Valley Fair.”

The Tennessee Valley Fair began their search for a midway provider after the Fair ended in 2021. Kissel Entertainment provides rides for over 35 fairs, festivals, and special events including the Kentucky State Fair.

The 102nd Tennessee Valley Fair runs September 9th-18th, 2022 in Knoxville, TN.

About the Tennessee Valley Fair

The Tennessee Valley Fair is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization and one of the state’s largest multi-day events attracting thousands of attendees each year. Known for its innovative exhibits, livestock shows, concert series, action sports, exciting rides and variety of unique foods, the Tennessee Valley Fair offers great entertainment for the entire family. The Tennessee Valley Fair is proud to present nightly fireworks sponsored by the Tennessee Education Lottery. For more information, please visit or call (865) 215-1471.


Abbington Villas
Marketing Coordinator
(865) 215-1473 or (865)215-1471


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