All Shows FREE with Paid Admission!


M-Fri: 5:30, 7:30 & 9:30

Sat: 2:00, 5:00 & 8:00

Sun: 2:00, 5:00 & 8:00


NEW this Year!

Sea Lion Splash!

You'll laugh and stare in amazement as these unique creatures balance balls, catch rings, do handstands and perform gymnastics tricks! This is the only traveling, self-contained sea lion show in the country! When the sea lions are not performing their hilarious and educational show, they will be on display so that everyone can view them as they swim and play in their natural habitat.



M-Th: 6:30 & 8:30

Fri: 5:00, 7:00 & 9:00

Sat: 2:30, 5:30 & 8:30

Sun: 2:30, 5:30 & 8:30


NEW this Year!

The Tiger Encounter


"Teen Tiger Mom" made headlines for sharing her bed with her tiger. At 19 years old, the 9th Generation animal trainer is the youngest female tiger trainer in the United States. See her present her five Bengal tigers in "The Tiger Encounter." This show is dedicated to the education and preservation of tigers, by educating people on the plight of the tiger, as well as entertaining them by a series of natural behaviors, and showing the bond between tiger and trainer by training with positive reinforcement.



Felicia Frisco


M-Fri: 5:00, 6:30 & 8:00

Sat: 1:00, 4:00 & 7:00

Sun: 1:00, 4:00 & 7:00


NEW this Year!

Rowdy Rooster Puppet Show

This hilarious show features Rowdy Rooster and his best friend, the mischievous Diesel the Weasel. This uplifting barnyard kids' adventure will make you want to join in the fun shouting out what they should do next. Also catch Rowdy Rooster driving around the fairgrounds in his hot rod roadster.



M-Th: 7:00 & 9:00

Fri: 6:00, 8:00 & 10:00

Sat: 3:00, 6:00 & 9:00

Sun: 3:00, 6:00 & 9:00



Horses, Horses, Horses!

Lisa Dufresne will delight and entertain the entire family. She has taken her life-long love and passion for animals and transformed it into a stunning show of animal mastery. She is traveling with three horses and nine American miniatures. Her horses have five acts, including a comedy show.


Sponsored by:


Bobby Brantley

Bobby Brantley from Lizard Lick Towing will be signing autographs and meeting fans throughout the fair in the Carolina Carports Exhibit daily from September 19-27!!!





Oscar the Robot

OSCAR is a sophisticated, robotic people magnet! He generates and entertains crowds with his wonderful wit and outgoing personality wherever he appears! Radio controlled with an advanced two-way audio system, OSCAR actually listens and responds to captivated audiences and his built-in video system, with cameras, VCR and color TV, enables him to promote any product service or event. His animated head and arms, music and sound effects all add to the magic, as he dances with amazed customers, prospects or other guests.

Roaming the grounds for 5 hours daily!






M-Fri: 5:30, 7:30 & 9:30

Sat: 1:30, 3:30, 6:00 &


Sun: 2:30, 5:30, & 8:30


Brian Ruth "Master of the Chainsaw"

Brian Ruth, "Master of the Chainsaw", will transform a raw, 2 foot long log into a true work of art with only a chainsaw. Ruth has been carving sculptures with a chainsaw for more than 20 years.

Chainsaw carving auction Saturday on the Local Entertainment Stage

Saturday, September 28 - 7:00pm


Sponsored by:



Wit Carson Petting Zoo and Pony Rides

The Wit Carson Petting Zoo and the fair petting barn at the south entrance of the fairgrounds provide a fun and educational experience for all ages. There are bison, zebra, cows, rabbits, llamas, and much more. Don't forget the ponies!

Open Daily During Fair Hours

Check out our Duck Slide Exhibit

Sponsored by:


Local Entertainment Stage

Check out all the local stars, from cloggers to square dancers to local bands. There is something for everyone on the Local entertainment stage.


Award-Winning Non-Commercial Exhibits and Flower Shows

Blue ribbons are the ultimate prize for many who enter their gardening and artistic talents in a wide variety of non-commercial competitive divisions. The competitions are open to people of all ages and are on display throughout the entire run of the fair.

Enter your Non-Commercial exhibits Saturday Sept 14 and Sunday Sept 15



New in 2013!

Georgia Mountain Lift

The Great James H. Drew Exposition Carnival Midway

A cornerstone of the fair, the famous James H. Drew Exposition returns with the world's most progressive midway. Featuring over 40 rides and numerous games that will surely provide fun for all! All rides require more than (1) coupon each.

For Ride Restrictions please click here


New in 2013!

Yoppi Family Coaster