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The NC Mountain State Fair celebrates the people, agriculture, art and tradition that make our region great. Our mission is to create unique experiences at an exceptional value in a safe, clean environment that is accessible to all.

Location: 1301 Fanning Bridge Rd
Fletcher, NC
*Exchange your pre-purchased vouchers for ride tickets at the ONLINE/INGLES RIDE VOUCHER Tents located near the front of the Expo and Boone Buildings*



September 10-19 ,2021
Ticket Prices AT GATE ADVANCE PRICE
ADULT (13-64) $10.00 $8.00
SENIORS (65+) $6.00 $4.00
CHILDREN (6-12) $6.00 $4.00
CHILDREN (5 and under) FREE FREE
GROUP (30+people) N/A $7.00
Advance price applies when purchased before Sept. 10th
RIDE TICKETS-Sheet of 21tickets $20.00 $12.00
*Each ride takes 3-4 tickets

Hours:
Friday: Gates and buildings open at 9:00am; Rides open at 10:00am, close at 12:00 midnight
Saturdays: Gates and buildings open at 9:00am; Rides open at 10:00am, close at midnight
1st Sunday: Gates & buildings open at 9:00am; Rides open at 10:00am, close at 11:00 pm
2nd Sunday: Gates & buildings open at 9:00 am; Closing night; Rides, buildings, and all exhibits close at 9:00 p.m.
Monday –Thurs: Gates & buiildings open at 3:00pm; Rides open at 4:00pm, close at 11:00 pm
Friday: Sept. 10 & Sept. 17 Unlimited rides all day $25 plus Gate Admission

Free Parking:
FREE parking is available on fairground property. Parking is located on Highway 280 at Gate 7.

Handicap Parking:
There is handicap parking provided for those with valid tags next to the ticket booths at Entrance A. For the McGough Arena there is handicap parking near Entrance E.

Wheelchair, Scooter & Stroller Rental:
Wheelchair, scooter, and stroller rentals are available at two locations: Entrance A and inside Entrance “E” at Blue Barn.
Single Stroller $10 per day $20 deposit
Double Stroller $15 per day $20 deposit
Wheelchair $15 per day $20 deposit
Scooter

$10 per hour

or $50 day
$20 deposit

**Rental rate deducted from deposit after the equipment is returned**


Lost and Found Children/Items:
Lost and found is in the Fire & Rescue Building located next to the Davis Arena. Lost children and found items will be taken to this location.

Medical Emergencies:
Skyland Fire & Rescue will provide emergency medical services. For all first aid and medical emergencies go to the Fire & Rescue Building located next to the Davis Arena.

Security/Traffic Assistance:
Security is provided by off duty Deputies of the Buncombe County Sheriff's Department. Traffic assistance is provided by the North Carolina Highway Patrol.

Other Important Information:
  • No alcoholic beverages, drugs or firearms are allowed on the grounds.
  • Backpacks are subject to being checked.
  • No pets allowed. Only trained service dogs assisting the handicapped are allowed on the fairgrounds.
  • Shirt & shoes required.
Special Promotions and Discount Days
Friday, September 10th
FREE Gate Admission for students until 6pm for Grades K-12
Unlimited rides all day: $25.00 plus Gate Admission

Monday, September 13th
Unlimited rides from 4:00 - 11:00 for $20, plus gate admission.

Tuesday, September 14th
WLOS Family Day - Kids 12 and under unlimited rides from 4:00 - 11:00 for $20, plus gate admission.

Wednesday, September 15th
Ingles Day - FREE Gate Admission with five cans of Laura Lynn brand foods from Ingles supermarket.

Thursday, September 16th
Unlimited rides from 4:00 - 11:00 for $20, plus gate admission. Tickets must be purchased at the Fairgrounds, Thursday September 16th.

Friday, September 17th
Senior Citizens Day
FREE Gate Admission for seniors 65 & older
Unlimited rides all day: $25.00 plus Gate Admission

Saturday, September 18th

NC Education Lottery Day
FREE Scratch & Win promotional ticket for each adult ticket sold. Must be 18 to play.

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