Cabarrus County Fair
Concord, North Carolina
Fair Info & Ticketing
September Fun Awaits You, September 10-18, 2021!
Midway ride ticket booths are located inside the fairgrounds.
ATM’s are located throughout the fairgrounds but do include surcharges.The fair does not provide refunds. Please plan ahead.
In the past the Fair used to sell advance discounted tickets. However, due to the Fair being unable to provide refunds, day-of ticket sales work better for the majority of our Fair patrons. A Discount Day at the Fair was added that now offers the same great discounts the advance tickets did for fairgoers. Be sure and check out all of the gate specials so you are able to take advantage of some great saving opportunities!
YES! Under the Fair Info & Ticketing information on the website (or just scroll up) are details on all the gate specials the Fair offers. You can also call the Fair Office 704-786-7221 for a list of gate specials.
Leave your pets at home. This is a county fair with livestock and entertainment animals. Pets brought into the fair create a safety hazard and are not allowed on the premises.
Exhibit Halls and the Livestock Area close 1 hour prior to the fairgrounds.
All transactions are Cash Only so plan ahead.
Recreational drones are not allowed to fly within 5 miles of a public event. Commercial/Government Drones must have an authorization from the FAA for a valid airspace permit that lists the type of drone, geographical area for flying, airspace and altitude. Law enforcement officials will be notified immediately if this policy is violated.
The Cabarrus County Fair has a "No Refund" policy. The Cabarrus County Fair and our midway provider do not provide refunds or rain checks for admission tickets, ride tickets, or ride armbands for any reason. All sales are final. Weather Notice: During periods of inclement weather such as high/gusting winds, rain, or nearby lightening some midway rides may not operate.
Parking is complimentary.
FREE Parking Shuttle Vans are provided on the weekends ONLY but can experience wait times.
For the safety and security of our patrons, re-entry back into the Fair is prohibited. Notice to Ticket Holders: Prices, policies, programs, schedules, entertainment and shows are subject to change or cancellation without notice. The Fair is not responsible for lost, stolen, misplaced tickets and/or tickets. Ticket holder assume responsibility for him/her self as well as for each minor in the charge of ticket holder. No rain checks. No refunds. The Cabarrus County Fair reserves the right, without any refund of the ticket purchase price, to refuse admission to or eject any person from the Fair for inappropriate conduct. Persons entering the facility assume all risks incidental to the event
Cabarrus County Fair is an open, public event. Professional photographers or media contracted or employed by the Fair, and local reporters will be present taking pictures and footage at the event. These images may be used, without further notification, at a later date to market this event. All persons entering the Fair are subject to having their image and/or likeness reproduced for promotional and/or publicity purposes in Fair, Sponsor or Media photography, video, broadcasts and/or webcasts. If you have any issues with this please notify the Cabarrus County Fair Office.
Prices, policies, programs, schedules, entertainment and shows are subject to change or cancellation without notice. The Fair is not responsible for lost, stolen, misplaced tickets and/or tickets. Ticket holder assume responsibility for him/her self as well as for each minor in the charge of ticket holder. No rain checks. No refunds. The Cabarrus County Fair reserves the right, without any refund of the ticket purchase price, to refuse admission to or eject any person from the Fair for inappropriate conduct. Persons entering the facility assume all risks incidental to the event.
COVID-19 safety standards, recommendations and best practices for events continue to be updated. The Fair will provide detailed information on all safety measures closer to the opening of the 2021 Cabarrus County Fair.
The 2019 Fair is September 6-14. Hours of operation are: Monday-Thursday: 4pm-10pm, Fridays: 4pm-11pm, Saturdays: 1pm-11pm, Sunday: 1pm-10pm
The Fair is open rain or shine. However, bad or severe weather can close, delay or cancel the fair entirely or just some attractions and events. In the event of cancelations and/or inclement weather, the Cabarrus County Fair does not offer refunds or rainchecks.
ALL PERSONS ENTERING THE CABARRUS COUNTY FAIR ARE SUBJECT TO RANDOM SEARCH! THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE PROHIBITED ON THE FAIRGROUNDS: • Backpacks and bags larger than 17” x 14” x 8”. All bags are subject to search before entering. • Weapons • Alcohol, Illegal drugs or substances • Bicycles, skateboards, hoverboards or roller skates • Balloons of any kind • Drones • Fireworks • Laser pointers • Banners, signs, posters or fliers • Bull horns or air horns • Food and beverages of any type • Coolers, bottles, and cans • Glass containers • Lawn chairs • Pets • Selfie Sticks • Cameras and recording devices capable of producing professional-quality photos, video, or audio recording. SHIRT & SHOES REQUIRE. Patrons entering the facility assume all risks incidental to the event. Fair staff reserves the right to refuse admission or eject any person violating any law, rule or policy or acting in any manor deemed inappropriate by management. The Fair does not provide refunds.
There is a large variety of food throughout the grounds. Some Food are: Roasted Corn, Cotton Candy, Funnel Cake, Turkey Legs, KaBobs, Ice Cream, and so much more!
The Sheriff’s and EMS Stations are located in front of Gold Hall on the Midway.
The Cabarrus County Fair is managed by Cabarrus County Government. The company that provides rides and games is Powers Great American Midways.