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Best Area Fall Fairs And Festivals For September!

September 14, 2011 4:11 PM

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With autumn in our midst, it is time to “fall” into a great fair! So check out some of the coolest places where you can enjoy edible favorites like cotton candy, caramel corn and hot dogs! See the wonders of rides, shows and live performances! North Carolina has great fairs this time of year… so get acquainted with the wonders of them all!

Cabarrus County Fair

So how about a good Pig Race? Located at the Cabarrus Arena & Events Center in Concord, the Cabarrus County Fair features tremendous fun, great food and wonderful folks! Now through the 17th of September, enjoy the best Cabarrus County has to offer! Different and fun events range from live music to variety shows, animal shows and one man performances! Be sure to take advantage of group and specialty ticket specials as well as accommodation specials within Cabarrus County! Livestock also takes center stage with the wonder and enchantment of live animals! So for a night of fun, consider the Cabarrus County Fair!

Additional Information:

Mailing Address: Cabarrus County Fair PO Box 707 Concord, NC 28026

Physical Address: 4759 NC Highway 49 North Concord, NC 28025

Address for GPS Units: 4551 Old Airport Road Concord, NC 28025

Phone: (704)786-7221

Fax: (704)795-1517

Website: http://www.cabarruscounty.us/government/departments/Fair/Pages/default.aspx

NC Mountain State Fair

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“Farm Fresh Fun” is the 2011 North Carolina Mountain State Fair theme and you are invited for all of the sights, sounds and tastes the fair has to offer! A unique experiences at an exceptional value in a safe, clean environment that is accessible to all are what organizers strive to provide for all patrons. Check out some of the entertainment acts of “Zerbini Family Circus”, “Kenya Safari Acrobats” or “Mike Bishop – Comedy Hypnotist”! No matter what your idea of fun calls for… you will meet those desires and more at the NC Mountain State Fair!

Additional Information:

Address: 1301 Fanning Bridge Rd.
Fletcher, NC 28732

Phone: (828) 687-1414

Fax: (828) 687-9272

From Asheville:
Take I-26 East to Exit 40. Make a right turn off the ramp on to Airport Road, 280. Turn left at the first stop light past the Asheville Airport on to Fanning Bridge Road. The main entrance, Gate 1, is on the right.

From Hendersonville:
Take I-26 West to Exit 40. Make a left turn off the ramp on to Airport Road, 280. Turn left at the first stop light past the Asheville Airport on to Fanning Bridge Road. The main entrance, Gate 1, is on the right.

The Central Carolina Fair

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By: PATRIK STOLLARZ /AFP

Think endless fun… think wonderful family-oriented attractions… think a clean and safe community fair atmosphere…then chances are…those thoughts are of the The Central Carolina Fair! This fair has it all! Rides, entertainment, vendors and so much more! Located at the Greensboro Coliseum Grounds including the parking lots and Pavilion, the fair provides an opportunity to celebrate the autumn season in all of its splendor! Take advantage of ticket specials and take the time to enjoy some true “Southern Hospitality”, North Carolina style! Some of the attractions include: the “Rabbit Fanciers Rabbit Show”, the “Davison Family Variety Show” and the “Crossroads Farm – Petting Zoo”! But the fun doesn’t stop there! Major rides and rides for even the smallest of children are there to literally lift fair-goers off of their feet! So for great times and memorable moments, take time for the The Central Carolina Fair! You will be so glad you did!

Additional Information:

Address: Greensboro Coliseum
1921 West Lee Street
Greensboro, NC 27403

Phone:(336) 373-4FUN (4386)

Email: centralcarolinafair@greensboro-nc.gov

Website: http://www.centralcarolinafair.com/default.html

Fair Schedule:
Friday, September 16th 5pm – 11pm
Saturday, September 17th 10am – 11pm
Sunday, September 18th 12pm – 11pm
Monday, September 19th through Friday, September 23, 2011 5pm – 11pm
Saturday, September 24th 10am – 11pm
Sunday, September 25th 1pm – 10pm

The Cleveland County Fair

Ever since 1924, the Cleveland County Fair has been home to what has become North Carolina’s largest agricultural fair; from its competitions, entertainment and rides it has grown in fun and amazement! Each and every year there are opportunities to create county-wide magic through various activities and attractions! This year, fair-goers can expect a stellar fair experience, complete with all of the “fair fixin’s”! “The Family Fun Night and Cruise-In” will surely be one of this year’s highlighted events… so will the “Farmer’s Market” featuring the freshest in produce grown right here in the good ole’ state of North Carolina! So for a great time, consider taking the family and friends you have to the Cleveland County Fair… steeped in tradition…unstoppable fun!

Additional Information:

Address: 1751 East Marion Street
Shelby, NC 28152

Phone: (704) 487-0651

Fax: (704) 487-9192

Website: http://www.clevelandcountyfair.com/index.htm

Mayberry Days

Mayberry Days is a festival for the whole family with activities and events for the fans who long for the days when life was simple and sweet! The event is held in Mount Airy, North Carolina and features a parade, live performances and some of the friendliest faces around town! Mayberry Days events take place in locations around Mount Airy, with the Andy Griffith Playhouse and Blackmon Amphitheatre being the centers of various activities. And Mount Airy gives you plenty of reasons to return! The Andy Griffith Museum is open 7 days a week and the Surry Arts Council has events going on throughout the year… so what would be the reason you would not want to come back to all of the warmth and hospitality this area offers!? So for great fun, a step back into a rich history and present day fun, visit Mayberry Days and receive that gentle and loving reminder to make the most out of life!

Additional Information

Address: 218 Rockford Street
Mount Airy, NC

Phone: (336)786 7998

Email: arts@surryarts.org

Website: http://www.mayberrydays.org

Fair Schedule: September 22-25, 2011

Cicely C. Mitchell

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