The NC Mountain State Fair celebrates the people, agriculture, art and tradition that make our region great. Our mission is to create unique experiences at an exceptional value in a safe, clean environment that is accessible to all.
September 6th - 15th, 2013
$8.00 Adult (Advance Discount Tickets $6.00)
$4.00 Children 6 - 12 years of age. (Advance Discount Tickets $2.00)
$4.00 Senior 65 years and older. (Advance Discount Tickets $2.00)
Children 5 years and under FREE
Groups (30+ people) Advance discount price $5.00
Family Fun Pack $35.00 - Includes 5 Admission Tickets, 4 ride tickets plus vendor coupons
Purchase advance discount tickets at Ingles, the WNC Ag Center and the WNC Farmers Market.
Special Promotions and Discount Days
Friday, September 6thFREE Gate Admission for students until 6pm for Grades K-12Friday Night Frenzy: 9:00 pm till 1:00 am - One price admission includes unlimited rides $20.00Monday, September 9th Ride all day for $20Wednesday, September 11th Ingles Day - FREE Gate Admission with five cans of Laura Lynn brand foods from Ingles supermarket.Thursday, September 12th Ride all day for $20Friday, September 13th FREE Gate Admission for seniors 65 & olderFriday Night Frenzy: – 9pm until 1am – One price admission includes unlimited rides $20.00
Friday: Gates open at 9:00am; Rides open at 10:00am, close at 1:00amSaturday: Gates open at 9:00am; Rides open at 10:00am, close at midnight 1st Sunday: Gates open at 9:00am; Rides open at 10:00am, close at 11:00 pm2nd Sunday: Closing night; Rides, buildings, and all exhibits close at 9:00 p.m.Monday –Thurs: Gates open at 3:00pm; Rides open at 4:00pm, close at 11:00 pmFriday Night Frenzy: Sept. 6 & Sept. 13 9:00pm till 1:00 am
Directions: Our address is NC Mountain State Fair, c/o WNC Agricultural Center, 1301 Fanning Bridge Road, Fletcher, NC 28732
Driving Directions: From Asheville, NC take I-26 East to Exit #40 (Asheville Airport Exit). Turn right at top of exit ramp onto Highway NC 280. After the 2nd stop light, turn left into Gate 6 or 7.
From South Carolina on I-26 West toward North Carolina, after you enter North Carolina take exit #40 (Asheville Airport Exit). Turn left at top of exit ramp onto NC 280. After the 3rd stop light, turn left into Gate 6 or 7.
Free Parking: FREE parking is available on fairground property and satellite property. Parking is located on Highway 280 at Gate 6. Satellite parking is located 1 mile South of Gate 6 (follow the signs) with free bus transportation to the fairgrounds (shuttle runs every 10-15 minutes).
Handicap Parking: There is handicap parking provided for those with valid tags next to the ticket booths at Entrance A. For the McGough Arena there is handicap parking near Entrance E.
Wheelchair, Scooter & Stroller Rental: Wheelchair, scooter, and stroller rentals are available at two locations: Entrance A and inside Entrance “E” at Blue Barn.
Lost and Found Children/Items: Lost and found is in the Fire & Rescue Building located next to the Davis Arena. Lost children and found items will be taken to this location.
Medical Emergencies: Skyland Fire & Rescue will provide emergency medical services. For all first aid and medical emergencies go to the Fire & Rescue Building located next to the Davis Arena.
Security/Traffic Assistance: Security is provided by off duty Deputies of the Buncombe County Sheriff's Department. Traffic assistance is provided by the North Carolina Highway Patrol.
Other Important Information:
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