General Info

The Cabarrus County Fair is held every year in September at the Cabarrus Arena & Events Center. The 2017 Fair is September 8-16.
Frequently Asked Questions

What are the hours of the fair?
Saturdays: 1pm-11pm
Sunday: 1pm-10pm
Monday-Friday: 4pm-11pm
How much is parking? Parking is complimentary
Do you accept credit/debit? All transactions are Cash Only so plan ahead.
Are there ATM's at the fair? ATM's are located throughout the fairgrounds but do include surcharges.
Are ride tickets sold at the front gate? Midway ride ticket booths are located inside the fairgrounds.
If we have to park far away is there a shuttle? FREE Parking Shuttle Vans are provided on the weekends but can experience wait times.
Where are Lost & Found and First Aid located? The Sheriff's and EMS Stations are located in front of Gold Hall on the Midway.
Do the buildings close before the fair does each night? Exhibit Halls and the Livestock Area close 1 hour prior to the fairgrounds.
Can I bring my pet with me? 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.
What's to Eat at the Fair? There's nothing quite like the aromas that circle the Midway! There is a large variety of food throughout the grounds. Some Food Examples: Roasted Corn, Cotton Candy, Barbeque, Funnel Cake, Oriental Cuisine, Pizza, Turkey Legs, Shakes, KaBobs, Gyros, Ice Cream, Popcorn, Burgers, Corn Dogs and Hot Dogs, Elephant Ears, Sausage, Steak & Chicken Wraps, Sno-Cones, Fresh Lemonade, Salad, Candy & Caramel Apples, Frozen Cheesecake Dipped in Chocolate, and so much more!

Can't find the answers here? Call the fair office 704-786-7221, we can help!

Your Safety is Our #1 Priority:
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.
The Cabarrus County Fair has absolute authority over all advertising, solicitation, distribution, sales, and general activities at the Fair. Absolutely, no sales, distribution, or solicitation shall be permitted at the Cabarrus County Fair without prior consent.