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October 12th-21st – Route 29 Pavilion



Admission is just $5 on Thursday’s and Wristbands for Unlimited Rides are only $15!

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Bring in a Donation for a local animal shelter (can food, bag food, or toy/leash), and Admission is just $2! On top of that, all rides are just $2 each! The BEST Deal of the fair!

FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

October 12-21, 2018

Fairgrounds Hours:

Mon-Fri: 4:00PM – Close

Sat/Sun: 1:00PM – Close

Earliest Close is 10PM!

Route 29 Pavilion – At Bruton Smith Blvd & Concord Pkwy

5650 Sandusky Blvd Concord, North Carolina 28027

On-Site Parking is Available for a $5 Flat Rate, Charged by Route 29 Pavilion.

Save 25% by purchasing online!

Select the ‘Buy Tickets’ link on this page and purchase a Family Admission 4-Pack to save 25%!

Handbill Days – Monday & Wednesday, both Fridays

On Handbill Days, fairgoers who bring in a Charlotte Fair Handbill will receive $5.00 off of a wristband for unlimited rides! These handbills are placed in 100’s of retailers and stores city and county wide (Especially around the Concord/Charlotte Fairgrounds area! Grab a dozen and pass the savings around!

WCCB’s 2 Dollar Tuesday – October 16th

$2 Tuesday’s are in their 3rd year and are still the best deal of the fair! Bring in a can or bag of pet food, a leash, a pet toy, or good condition towel, and receive admission for $2! (Regular admission $8 & $5).

Also, beginning this fall, ALL RIDES ON WCCB’s $2 TUESDAY ARE ONLY 2 BUCKS EACH!

This years items will be used to support the Cabarrus County Animal Shelter.

*Coupons not valid on $2 Tuesday – Wristbands not sold on Tuesday


Thrifty Thursday – October 18th

On Thursday only, admission goes from $8 to $5 and Wristbands drop from $25 to $15 – A brand new deal day for Fall 2018!

*Coupons not valid on Thrifty Thursday

Did You Know?

Since 2015, The Charlotte Spring/Fall Fair has donated over 5000 food items, leashes, toys, and towels to the Humane Society of Charlotte and Cabarrus County Animal Shelter!

How can I help?

Come participate in $2 Tuesday at the Charlotte Fair, donate, volunteer, and adopt from HSOC and the Cabarrus County Animal Shelter.

We ask that you leave the pets at home this time!

The only exception to this rule is licensed support animals and assistance animals.

The Charlotte Fair hosts livestock as well as petting zoo animals.

Pets brought into the fair may create a safety hazard and are not permitted on the premises.

Only Admission is sold at the front gate

Midway ride ticket booths are located inside the fairgrounds!


General Information

Mon-Thurs: 4:00PM – Close
Fri: 4:00PM – Close
Sat: 1:00PM – Close
Sun: 1:00PM – Close


Charlotte Fair Admission Prices:

Adults 12+ – 8$

Children 5-11 – 5$

Under 4 – Free!


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North Carolina’s own Rockin A Ranch Petting Zoo – The Farm at the Fair! Come experience the Rockin A Ranch at the

Charlotte Fall Fair and pet all of your favorite 4 legged friends, free with admission!


Aguiar Family Thrill Show

Charlotte Fair’s Favorite Circus Family is Back! Wendy, Edwin, Anthony, and the family are back doing their beloved show with a few new twists, and end with the towns favorite act, the GLOBE OF DEATH!


Rattlesnake Dave Richardson, a true showman and comic, has been traveling for 27 years educating and entertaining crowds all over the country. He maintains a perfect safety record, having NEVER been bitten and his western diamondback rattlesnakes, affectionately referred by him as his “Little Texans” are rescue snakes. They are kept for one show season and then returned to the wild on safe, private reserve land.

The West Texas Rattlesnake show is sure to thrill and fascinate you as Rattlesnake Dave performs within his 11 ft. octogonal safety glass case as the “Best Venomous Snake Performer” in the country today!

All of these shows and attractions are provided free to fair-goers with paid admission, courtesy of the Charlotte Fair.

We welcome back our excellent entertainment source that keeps the Charlotte Fall Fair rockin, Amusements of America!

Over 30 Rides ranging for Tots, Teens and the whole family!

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AoA big wheel ferris
2 more ride photos ( smaller)

Admission booths accept Cash Only. ATMs are stationed in and around the grounds for your convenience. Amusements of America accepts cash as well as cards in the ride ticket booths.

Amusement Tickets & Handstamps

Tickets are available in a variety of purchase options – but whether it be a single ticket, a ticket sheet, or an all-day hand-stamp, there is sure to be value packed into every purchase.
1 Ticket – 1.25$
20 Tickets – 20$
56 Tickets – 50$
Rides range from 3 -6 Tickets each
All Day Hand Stamp: $25.00
Amusements of America accepts cash and cards.
All Day Hand Stamps are valid for the entire day of purchase until close. They allow unlimited riding of all mechanical thrill rides.
We only bring in the best in entertainment, and Amusements of America live’s up to its flagship billing. Here’s a little more on AoA, your entertainment source for the #CharlotteFair.

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The Amusements of America midway includes a variety of the most popular carnival foods, tastefully presented to please every palate. We also feature games of skill and chance designed to suit players of all ages and interests.  There are even special games for children that guarantee a prize with every play ensuring that everyone goes home with a smile on their face!
Our family-friendly environment features clean, well maintained, state-of-the-art ride equipment, operated by trained and competent personnel.  Our fabulous flashing light and color displays, and exciting music all combine to furnish the ultimate in thrilling carnival experience.  Our wide selection of amusement rides feature rides for patrons of all ages.  From the thrill seekers to junior riders, we have you covered.
For Ride height info, visit AoA’s Height Helper (Click the Link).


Some of Charlottes best authentic Mexican Food!

Turkey Legs, BBQ, Chicken, Butt Fries! – HOGWILD BBQ!

More local eats and all of your favorite fair foods!

Cotton Candy, Candied Apples, Corn Dogs, Pizza, Funnel Cakes, Elephant Ears, Fried Candy Bars, Twinkies, Moon Pies, and more!

 Photos of Fair food here