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. 

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 the fairgrounds.  

FAMILY FUN PACK – available online only 

 September 8 – October 19   

Up to a $176 value for $105.  

Includes: 

  • 4 Fair Admission Tickets 
  • 2 Ride Vouchers 

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)