Cabarrus County Fair set to be “Bunchafun”; Gate Specials Announced

The 2011 Cabarrus County Fair – to be held September 9-17 at Cabarrus Arena and Events Center – promises the fun and excitement that fair-goers come back for year after year, along with a new entertainment line-up.

The fair will feature thrill rides for all ages provided by Powers Great American Midways, many food choices, and a huge selection vendors. 

For those who have always enjoyed the music at the fair, the WSOC Stage will feature a nearly non-stop music all nine days. The fair’s band lineup is jam-packed with talented “homegrown” artists with local followings. For a detailed WSOC Stage schedule visit

Returning features that are part of the fair’s long-standing family tradition include:

• Robinson’s Paddling Pig Porkers,

• Ackmonster’s Chainsaw Artist,

• Steve Young Balloon Artist Extraordinaire and

• Doggies of the Wild West.

Along with these popular entertainment acts, patrons will enjoy live demonstrations including Sandscapes, a massive sand sculpture that will be built over the course of nine days, plus Carrie McQueen, who will be stilt walking and juggling among the crowd.  


2011 Gate Specials:

Saturday, September 10th: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony:

Free General Gate Admission for all from 1pm-3pm only.  Rides not included.

Sunday, September 11th: CH3 Canned Food Drive:

Free General Gate Admission for all from 1pm-3pm with 4 canned food items for adults and 2 canned food items for children.  Rides not included.

Tuesday, September 13th:  School Pride Night:

Receive $1.00 off General Gate Admission when you show off your school pride by wearing your favorite Grade School to College attire.  Rides not included.    

Thursday, September 16th: Salute to Seniors Night:

Admission price of $4.00 for Seniors 65 and older from 4pm–6pm only. Rides not included.
The 2011 Cabarrus County Fair runs September 9-17 at Cabarrus Arena and Events Center on Highway 49 in Concord. For more information and a schedule of events, log on to