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The Western Carolina State Fair is here

2013 Western Carolina State Fair Schedule of Events

October 17 – October 26 in Aiken, SC

Aiken Fairgrounds: 561 May Royal Drive, Aiken, SC 29801 

 

Thursday, October 17 - "Opening Day"

Gates Open 5PM

USC Aiken Rodeo 7PM in the Bridgestone Arena

*(Daily Shows Listed Below)

 

Friday, October 18 - "Midnight Madness"

Gates Open 5PM

Unlimited Rides 9PM-Close ($20 including admission)

USC Aiken Rodeo 7PM in the Bridgestone Arena

*(Daily Shows Listed Below)

 

Saturday, October 19 - "Harvest Fun Saturday"

Gates open 12 noon

Diaper Derby 2PM at the AllStar Events Pavilion stage

K9s for Veterans Speaker 3:00PM at the AllStar Events Pavilion stage

King Arthur Cupcake Challenge Judging 3:30PM at the AllStar Events Pavilion stage

Oatmeal Cream Pie Eating Contest 4PM at the AllStar Events Pavilion stage

K9s for Veterans Speaker 5:00PM at the AllStar Events Pavilion stage

Twin Dragons Martial Arts 6PM at the AllStar Events Pavilion stage

Southern Thunder Cloggers 7PM at the AllStar Events Pavilion stage

*(Daily Shows Listed Below)

 

 

Sunday, October 20 - "Military Appreciation & Senior Day"

Gates open 12 noon

50% off gate admission for Retired and Active duty Military w/ valid ID

50% off gate admission for seniors over 55 with valid ID

FREE admission with church bulletin Noon – 2 pm

Gospel Music all day at the AllStar Events Pavilion stage

*(Daily Shows Listed Below)

 

Monday, October 21 - "Car Load Monday" **

Gates open 5PM

$50 per carload up to 7 people – MUST be legally seat belted sponsored by Wayne's Automotive and Towing Center

**Includes parking, admission, and unlimited rides

*(Daily Shows Listed Below)

 

Tuesday, October 22 - "Ten Buck Tuesday"

Gates open 5PM

$10 unlimited rides plus $6 admission sponsored by The Chandler Law Firm

Musician Lindsey Clayton 7PM at the AllStar Events Pavilion stage

*(Daily Shows Listed Below)

 

Wednesday, October 23 - "We Care Wednesday"

Gates open 5PM

FREE admission with 5 non-perishable food items per person (Donated to Christ Central)

Southern Express Cloggers 7PM at the AllStar Events Pavilion stage

Musician Lindsey Clayton 8PM at the AllStar Events Pavilion stage

*(Daily Shows Listed Below)

 

Thursday, October 24 - "Thundering Thursday"

Gates open 5PM

Aiken Chamber Business After Hours (Chamber Members Only) 5PM-7PM at the AllStar Events Pavilion stage

Demo Derby 7PM in the Bridgestone Arena

*(Daily Shows Listed Below)

 

Friday, October 25 - "Facebook Friday"

Gates open 5PM

$1 off Admission with Facebook coupon

Musician Eli Montgomery 7PM-9PM at the AllStar Events Pavilion stage

*(Daily Shows Listed Below)

 

Saturday, October 26 - "Super Saturday"

Gates open 12 noon

Junior Goat Show 1PM in the Bridgestone Arena

Bluegrass Band Crying Wolf 3PM-5PM at the AllStar Events Pavilion stage

Wood Carving Auction 6PM at the AllStar Events Pavilion stage

Demo Derby 7PM in the Bridgestone Arena

*(Daily Shows Listed Below)

 

*Daily Shows:

  • Mark Yuzuik Hypnotist 6PM and 8PM
  • Horses! Horses! Horses! 6PM and 8PM
  • Barney of Mayberry during fair hours on the Midway
  • Ackmonster's Chainsaw Art during fair hours

Free entertainment daily at the AllStar Events Pavilion stage

New food this year includes:

  • Red velvet funnel cake
  • Turkey legs
  • Baked potato
  • Roasted Corn on the Cob

Ticket Prices:

You can purchase advance tickets at www.letsrideaiken.com

 Mega Pass (must be purchased by October 16) - $25 includes admission and unlimited rides

Magic Pass (available daily during the fair) - $35 plus $6 admission includes unlimited rides

General Admission - $6

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