Tickets

Buy Before You Arrive and Save!

SAVE up to 50% off by buying in advance online or at participating Circle K stores 

Admission & Ride Prices

Discount Prices (Sept. 8 – Oct. 12) -SAVE up to 50%

Discount priced tickets can be used any day the fair is open, weekdays or weekends.

Discount Online & Circle K Admission Tickets: $10 

During Fair (Oct. 13 – 24)

Online & Circle K: $15 (tickets can be used any day the fair is open, weekdays or weekends)

At The Gate:

  • General Admission (ages 6-54): $20
  • 0-5 years old: Free
  • Seniors (55 and older): $15

Special Admission Deals

Special Promotions

Oct. 13, Opening Day: $5 Admission

Lunch Bunch: $15

  • Credit and Debit Cards (Visa/MasterCard) or Cash accepted
  • Monday – Friday, 12pm – 2pm
  • Leave by 2pm and get your $15 back
  • No Readmission 
  • Not available opening day (Oct. 13)

Ride vouchers are purchased online or at Circle K.  Once you arrive at the fairgrounds, you can exchange a ride voucher for a Pay-One-Price wristband to enjoy unlimited rides, even on weekends! Ride vouchers may also be exchanged for 30 ride coupons any day of the fair. 

Rider must be present in order to exchange ride voucher for wristband.

During Fair (Oct. 13 – 24)

Online & Circle K: $33 (Tickets can be used any day the fair is open, weekdays or weekends)

Weekdays (Mon-Thur): $33 (at the fair)

Weekends (Fri-Sun): $38 (at the fair)

Ride Coupons (For purchase at fairgrounds): 

1 Coupon: $1.25 

20 Coupons: $25  

50 Coupons: $60  

Kiddie rides require 2-3 tickets. Spectacular rides 4-6 tickets. 

Midway Express Access Pass: $15 

  • Grants access to the front of every ride line. Purchase at specially marked ticket booths around the fairgrounds. 
  • Rider must be present in order to purchase.

Advance Prices (Sept. 8 – Oct. 12)

Advance priced tickets can be used any day the fair is open, weekdays or weekends.

General Admission (ages 6-54): $7 

Ride Vouchers: $28

During Fair 

Online & Circle K: $10

At The Gate (ages 6-54): $15

0-5 years old: Free 

Seniors (55 and older): $7 

Special Admission Deals

Oct. 13, Opening Day: $5 (Cash Only)

Lunch Bunch: $10

  • Cash Only
  • Monday – Friday, 11am – 1pm
  • Leave by 1pm and get your $10 back
  • No Readmission 

Ride Vouchers 

Advance (through Oct. 12): $28 – online and Circle K

During Fair: $33 

Friday, Saturday and Sunday Price (at fairgrounds): $38 

Ride vouchers are purchased online or at Circle K.  Once you arrive at the fairgrounds, you can exchange a ride voucher for a Pay-One-Price wristband to enjoy unlimited rides, even on weekends! Ride vouchers may also be exchanged for 30 ride coupons any day of the fair. 

Ride Coupons 

For purchase at fairgrounds. 

1 Coupon: $1.25 

22 Coupons: $25  

55 Coupons: $60  

Kiddie rides require 2-3 tickets. Spectacular rides 4-6 tickets. 

Midway Express Access Pass: $15 

Grants access to the front of every ride line. Purchase at the fairgrounds.  

NEW 

FAMILY FUN PACK – available online only 

 September 8 – October 19   

Up to a $156 value for $99.  

Includes: 

  • 4 Fair Admission Tickets 
  • 2 Ride Vouchers 
  • 1 Carolina Lights Entry Pass (CAR ONLY)