2016 Cleveland County Fair

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2016 Cleveland County Fair
1751 E Marion Street, Shelby, NC, 28152

Cleveland County Fair

Since 1924, the Cleveland County Fair has been home to what has become one of North Carolina’s largest agricultural fairs and a highlight of traditional activities held annually in Cleveland County. On average, over 150,000 patrons visit the Cleveland County Fair each year.

Event and Entertainment Schedule
Sept 29 – Oct 9, 2016

Thursday, September 29, 2016
Fair Appreciation Day
FREE gate admission with purchase of $15 armband, ride from 4:00 pm until closing. Adult gate admission $5 without armband purchase. Ages 6 – 12 $1

Chamber of Commerce Breakfast 7:30 am
Gate Hours 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Exhibit Hall Hours 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Midway Hours 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Comedy Juggler Niels Duinker 4:00 pm, 5:30 pm, & 8:00 pm
Opening Day Ceremony 5:00 pm
Zerbini Family Circus 6:30 pm & 8:30 pm
Comedy Hypnotist Mike Bishop 6:00 pm, 7:30 pm & 9:00 pm
Barn Yard Review 5:00 pm, 7:00 pm & 8:30 pm
Miss CC Fair Pageant 7:00 pm
Ackmonster’s Chainsaw Art Carving Daily

Cleveland County Fair

Friday, September 30, 2016
Regular Admission

Gate Hours 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Exhibit Hall Hours 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Midway Hours 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Comedy Juggler Niels Duinker 4:00 pm, 5:30 pm, & 8:00 pm
Zerbini Family Circus 6:30 pm & 8:30 pm
Comedy Hypnotist Mike Bishop 6:00 pm, 7:30 pm & 9:00 pm
Barn Yard Review 5:00 pm, 7:00 pm & 8:30 pm
Ackmonster’s Chainsaw Art Carving Daily

Saturday, October 1, 2016
Armband Day: Buy before 2:00 pm, ride until 4:00 pm $18

Gate Hours 9:00 am – 11:00 pm
Exhibit Hall Hours 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Midway Hours 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Academy of Performing Arts 9:30 am & 1:00 pm
Dance Magic 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm
Barn Yard Review 2:00 pm, 5:00 pm, & 7:00 pm
Step N Out Dance Productions 3:00 pm & 5:00 pm
Comedy Juggler Niels Duinker 2:30 pm, 4:30 pm, & 7:30 pm
Zerbini Family Circus 3:30 pm, 6:00 pm & 8:30 pm
Comedy Hypnotist Mike Bishop 4:00 pm, 6:00 pm & 8:30 pm
Elite Dance Studio 5:00 pm & 7:00 pm
Ackmonster’s Chainsaw Art Carving Daily
Tammie’s Onstage Production 7:00 pm & 9:00 pm

Cleveland County Fair

Sunday, October 2, 2016
Discount Sunday: $4 off regular adult admission. Free admission for kids 5 and under. Buy an armband before 4:00 pm and ride until 7:00 pm for $18

Gate Hours 10:00 am – 11:00 pm
Non-Denominational Worship Svc 11:00 am
Exhibit Hall Hours 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Midway Hours 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Barn Yard Review 2:30 pm, 4:30 pm, & 7:00 pm
Elementary Cheerleading 2:00 pm
Comedy Juggler Niels Duinker 3:30 pm, 5:30 pm, & 8:00 pm
Zerbini Family Circus 4:00 pm & 7:30 pm
Comedy Hypnotist Mike Bishop 4:00 pm, 6:00 pm & 8:30 pm
Ackmonster’s Chainsaw Art Carving Daily

Cleveland County Fair

The Event Schedule for Monday, October 3, 2016 – Sunday, October 9, 2016 will be announced soon. Please check back.