NC Mountain State Fair - Online Entries

Online EntriesOnline entries are now being accepted for the NC Mountain State Fair.

NOTE: Open livestock shows that require entry fees must be mailed to NC Mountain State Fair - 1301 Fanning Bridge Road, Fletcher, NC 28732.

Home & Garden Expo - April 26 - 27

The Asheville Home Builders Association, your homebuilding resource since 1966, is proud to present the 5th Annual Home & Garden Expo specifically targeting your homebuilding needs! Imagine a single level facility, over 45,000 square feet filled with products for building, remodeling, gardening, and the knowledge and service from professionals who specialize in these fields? The 2014 Home & Garden Expo offers that conveniently all under one roof! You can rest assured that time spent at this expo will leave you inspired and educated on the newest products, latest homebuilding trends, services and much more! You won’t want to miss this year’s Expo in the Davis Arena—also featuring over 5,000 square feet of garden products, landscaping services and plants for sale—just in time for your spring projects!

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Bryan Neubert Horsemanship Clinic - April 25 - 28

Bryan has spent 20 years cowboying and riding colts on some of the biggest ranches in Nevada and California. Thirteen of those years were spent as cowboss in charge of cattle, horses and the cowboy crew. He has had valuable experience working with wild horses in Nevada, as well as conducting demonstrations on wild horse handling across the country. He has a video titled Wild Horse Handling and was featured in Western Horseman.

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Mountain State Fair has record-breaking attendance with 191,596

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 fair

The dates for the 2014 N.C. Mountain State Fair are Sept. 5-14.

Contact Information

WNC Agricultural Center
1301 Fanning Bridge Rd.
Fletcher, NC 28732
Phone (828) 687-1414
Fax (828) 687-9272

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