Fair rainbow

A double rainbow appeared over the Cabarrus County Fair Sunday evening. The fair is being cut short this year with Hurricane Florence expected hit the area later this week. Wednesday, Sept. 12, will be the last day for the fair this year. Photo by Kasia Thompson/Cabarrus County

Due to the likelihood of severe weather coming into the area later this week, TODAY, Wednesday, Sept. 12th will be the LAST day of the 2018 Cabarrus County Fair

Come get your final fair-a-dise fix 4PM - 10PM!

Events Calendar

Fair Opens At 4:00 PM           

4:00 PM                Gates, Buildings & Midway Open

4:30 PM                Mountain Mike Chainsaw Artist

Youth Dairy Show, Event Center Show Ring

5:00 PM                K9's in Flight

5:30 PM                Robinson's Racing Pigs

6:00 PM                Mountain Mike Chainsaw Artist

6:30 PM                K9's in Flight

7:00 PM                Robinson's Racing Pigs

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM            LIVE Music on The New 103.7 Stage

7:30 PM                Mountain Mike Chainsaw Artist

8:00 PM                Robinson's Racing Pigs

8:45 PM                K9's in Flight

9:00 PM                Robinson's Racing Pigs

Gold Hall and Event Center Close

10:00 PM             Fairgrounds Close

Additional Daily Grounds Attractions:

Petting Zoo - Open During Building Hours

Sandscapes - Finished Work on Display

Butterfly Encounter - Open Until Sunset

Milking Booth - Open During Building Hours

Got To Be NC Agriculture Kids Club - Open During Building Hours

Southern Piedmont Wood Turners - Live Carving During Building Hours

...and SO MUCH MORE!

Take a trip to #fairadise!

Ticketing Information

General Gate Admission

Sept. 7-15

Ages 5 and under: FREE

Ages 6-11: $3.25

Ages 12 and over: $7.50

With Military ID: $5.35

Ages 55 and over: $5.35

*Rates listed include sales tax.


Today 4pm - 10pm

Buildings Close 1 Hour Prior to Midway

Parking is FREE!

General Information


Pricing & Tickets: Ride Wristbands are for sale every day during the Fair for $20 and allow you unlimited mechanical ride access for one day at the Fair. The Vortex Ride requires 3 extra tickets with the wristband. During the Fair One Strip of 4 ride tickets can be purchased for $5.00 and a Sheet (22 tickets) for $20.00. Rides take 3-5 tickets each. The Vortex Ride takes 8 tickets.

Young Children: If your child is under 36 inches tall they can ride selected rides for free with a paying adult (16 years of age or older). There are 7-8 of those rides on the grounds and they are listed on the ticket box windows inside the fairgrounds where you purchase your ride tickets.

Plan ahead, all transactions at the Fair are cash only!

ATM's are located on the grounds for your convenience but carry a surcharge.

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