MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Delta Fair & Music Festival has lots of rides, carnival food, games, music, entertainment, and more. It also includes a host of security measures to allow visitors to safely enjoy everything it offers.
This year the popular event, which will be held September 3-12 at the Agricenter International in east Memphis, starts its security protocols when people park, where visitors will be given a Fair Code of Conduct card. Before visitors can purchase a ticket to enter the Delta Fair & Music Festival, they will walk through full body scanners, empty their pockets, and place purses or diaper bags on the tables to be searched. Then, guests will be security wanded.
- Event organizers also laid out these safety measures and requirements:
No underage drop offs are allowed (under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult (25 years of age or older)
- Not allowed weapons (including guns, knives, mace, pepper spray, tasers, or any item that is perceived to be a weapon
- No running, wilding, or fighting. Security will eject or arrest anyone for unruly behavior at the event
- A no tolerance policy for any sort of unruly behavior will be enforced
- Dress appropriately (saggy pants or gangwear not allowed)
- Backpacks are not allowed (diaper bags and ladies' purses are allowed)
- All visitors and their bags will be searched before they are allowed to enter
- No drugs, including medical marijuana or drug paraphernalia, allowed
- Outside food or drinks are not allowed
Some of the fair food favorites for sale include funnel cakes, Pronto Pups, fresh squeezed lemonade, shaved ice, turkey legs, and fried Oreos.
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