The Western North Carolina Agricultural Center is the home of the North Carolina Mountain State Fair, numerous horse and livestock events, large scale conferences and trade shows.
Events of all sizes come here because the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center makes every aspect easy.Got big ideas? They'll fit perfectly at the WNC Ag Center.
Asheville Gun & Knife Show March. 8 & 9 at the Event Center.
Hours: Saturday 9 AM - 5 PM Sunday 10 AM - 4 PM Admission: Adults - $8 Under 12 - Free
For more information visit www.mkshows.com
Bulls, Barrels, Bronc Riding, Bareback events. Over 40 riders per night of pure excitement. On Saturday 3/22 there will be a daytime barrel race competition.
For more information and sponsorship opportunities please call 828-254-8681.
Schedule and ticket information: https://www.showclix.com/event/3810510
Join News 13 for the first annual LiveWell Expo Saturday March 29th from 10AM-5PM at the WNC Ag Center! It is free to the public so bring the family along and stay all day! We are taking over the entire Davis Event Center with over 100 exhibitors focused on bringing you the best in health. Our goal is to help you LiveWell in every aspect of your life - physically, mentally, spiritually and even financially. Come to learn and play! There will be free health screenings, activities for kids and live entertainment.
To get your business involved in the LiveWell Expo, call the Joe Fishleigh at 828-651-4573 or email
March 29, 201410 am - 3 pmFree fun for the whole familyWNC Ag. Center, Boone Building What is ESTEAM?ESTEAM is an annual series of local conference designed to increase young people’s interest in Entrepreneurship, Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. These single gender events are taking the idea of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education a step further, encouraging participants to cultivate creative and independent thought processes to help them become the next generation of STEM innovators.
For more information: http://www.abtech.edu/content/bionetwork/esteam
As the 2013 N.C. Mountain State Fair came to a closed Sunday night, fair organizers had many reasons to celebrate including a record-breaking attendance. The 20th fair entertained 191,596 people during its 10-day run at the WNC Agricultural Center. The previous record was set in 2007 with 187,819 attendees.“We had a great lineup of attractions this year, from agricultural favorites like the livestock shows and Mooternity Ward to new acts such as Sea Lion Splash,” said fair manager Matt Buchanan. “It also didn’t hurt that we had 10 days of beautiful weather.”While the record-breaking attendance is the number fair officials are most proud of this year, here are some other numbers that may surprise visitors about the 2013 N.C. Mountain State Fair: • 23, 381 – total number of ribbons, banners and rosettes ordered• 1,543 – total number of trophies ordered• 7,874 – total number of entries in the general exhibits and cooking contests• 4,069 – total number of entries in livestock competitions• 900 – bales of straw ordered to feed livestock • 24,000 – number of samples of cheese and other dairy products given away at N.C. Dairy Products booth• 1,200 – number of pounds of barbecue prepared at Choo Choo Barbecue, the 2013 Best Commerical Display winner• 1,290 – number of free woodturning projects completed at the Carolina Mountain Woodturners exhibit• 75 – number of dozens of Krispy Kreme doughnuts used to make Krispy Kreme Burgers and Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joe’s during the fair.• 12 – number of cows born in Mooternity Ward during the fair• 1 – number of llamas born at the fairThe dates for the 2014 N.C. Mountain State Fair are Sept. 5-14.
WNC Agricultural Center1301 Fanning Bridge Rd.Fletcher, NC 28732Phone (828) 687-1414 Fax (828) 687-9272
The Western North Carolina Agricultural Center is owned by the STATE OF NORTH CAROLINAand operated by the NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE & CONSUMER SERVICES.
Steve Troxler, Commissioner of Agriculture