General Information

What an exciting show last year was! It was an amazing turnout and lots of fun, and we can't wait to see you all again next time!

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2018 discount Coupon

Click to print out the discount coupon to save money on your armbands at the Rowan County Fair (one coupon required per armband)


The Rowan County Agricultural and Industrial Fair’s permanent grounds are located between Interstate 85 and Old Concord Road on Julian Road, three miles south of Salisbury. 1560 Julian Road, Salisbury, NC 28146.
Public Service:
The Fair provides First Aid Station and Restrooms — all conveniently located.

An information bureau is maintained at the main office, where information will be given cheerfully and reliably. We will be happy to have you use this service.


General admission is $6.00 for all, with children under 36" tall free; with the exception of School Days (see below)


Monday is Car Load Night!
One low price for general admission & Armbands - just $40.00 car load of up to 7 people. Pull into parking lot as usual, and you will be given a slip to take to the ticket booth.

Tuesday & Wednesday are School Nights
All school children in Rowan County are admitted with special tickets (given out at school) plus $1, or donate two cans of food to receive free admission!

Wednesday  Pre K Pre School Day 10am

Thursday Special needs Day - Seniors Day - Rides on this Day 10:00am

Friday  Kindergarden 10am - noon Hot dogs


The fair will be formally opened Friday at 5:00 pm, and will close Saturday at 11:30 pm

Monday-Friday gates open at 5:00pm; Saturday/Sunday 1:00pm

Rides: Operate Monday-Friday 5:00 pm-close; Saturday/Sunday 1:00-11:30 pm

Petting Zoo: Open Monday-Friday at 5:00 pm; Saturday/Sunday at 1:00 pm

Livestock building: Open at 5:00 pm; Saturday/Sunday at 1:00pm

Exhibit building: Open 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm; Saturday/Sunday 1:00pm-10:00pm