1963 Alabama State Fair

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The 1963 Alabama State Fair was held from September 30 to October 5, 1963 at the Alabama State Fairgrounds.

Special guests appearing at the Fair included Molly Bee, Chuck Connors, Joe E. Ross, Buster Keaton and the Warren Covington Big Band accompanying the "State Fair Revue". The Maid of Cotton was crowned on October 3 and "Midget Auto Racing" headlined the fairgrounds race track on closing day.

Missiles and rockets from Redstone Arsenal were displayed and $50,000 was handed out in prizes for agricultural and craft competitors.

Alabama State Fairgrounds
Buildings Alabama State Fair cattle barn · Bill Harris Arena · Birmingham International Raceway · Exposition Building · Kiddieland
Events Alabama State Fair · Birmingham Fairgrounds Flea Market · Fair Park redevelopment · Fall Carnival · Southern Heritage Festival · Spring Fling
Exhibits Batmobile Rescue Ship · Engine No. 4018 · Historical Panorama of Alabama Agriculture · Vulcan
Organizations Alabama State Fair Authority · Birmingham Bandits · Birmingham Magicians · Birmingham Power · Magic City Court Kings