Cumberland County Fair

The Cumberland County Fair seeks to provide an opportunity to showcase and preserve the history and legacy of the agricultural communities in Cumberland County; to celebrate the diversity of local arts and crafts; to promote a safe setting for fun, healthy family entertainment featuring music, motorsports and animals; and to encourage an environment of friendly competition for all ages.

Friday, September 4 - Sunday, September 13


Friday, September 4 5:00PM–11:00PM
Saturday, September 5 1:00PM–11:00PM
Sunday, September 6 1:00PM–10:00PM
Monday, September 7 1:00 PM–10:00PM
Tuesday, September 8 5:00PM–10:00PM
Wednesday, September 9 5:00PM–10:00PM
Thursday, September 10 5:00PM–10:00PM
Friday, September 11 5:00PM–11:00PM
Saturday, September 12 1:00PM–11:00PM
Sunday, September 13 1:00 PM-8:30PM

Theme Nights

9/4: FREE ADMISSION Sponsored by the Fayetteville Observer
9/5: Up & Coming Night - $2 off with student ID or Up&Coming Magazine
9/6: Ultimate Stay Cation Student Night - $4 off with student ID
9/7: $10 Admission & Unlimited Rides from 1:00pm - 5:00pm. $15 after 5:00pm
9/8: $15 for Admission & Unlimited Rides
9/9: $15 for Admission & Unlimited Rides
9/10: $15 for Admission & Unlimited Rides
9/11: FREE ADMISSION ticket for Military & First Responders with valid ID or uniform
9/12: $7 admission
9/13: Faith and Family Day - $2 off with mention of your church of church bulletin     

General Information

Exhibitor Payments

Once your Exhibitor application has been approved, click the link below to make your payment and be a part of the 2020 Cumberland County Fair!

Our Midway Provider

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Big Rock Amusements is a family owned and operated traveling amusement park, owned by Matt and Kelly McDonagh. Matt was born and raised in the amusement industry and has over 40 years of experience in the business, many of which with his father’s company, McDonagh’s Amusements. Big Rock Amusements was established in 2010 with the purchase of 10 rides and has grown to a 30 ride carnival that works with festivals, county fairs, and even a few state fairs. Matt and Kelly's emphasis on running a quality, family operation is what sets Big Rock Amusements apart from the rest.

Today, Big Rock Amusements services events throughout the states of Michigan, Ohio, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Florida and Kentucky.

Click here for more information.

This Year's Main Attraction: TBD

This year's main attraction will be announced soon. 

Senior Expo at the Fair - more info coming soon

Ticket Prices - prices subject to change


$7.00: Gate admission - Valid only 9/5, 9/6, 9/11, 9/12, 9/13

$1.25: Single ride tickets - Valid only 9/4, 9/5, 9/6, 9/12, 9/13. Click here for more info

20 tickets for $20: Value Pack- Valid only 9/4, 9/5, 9/6, 9/12, 9/13. Click here for more info

$25: Unlimited ride wrist band - Valid only 9/4, 9/5, 9/6, 9/12, 9/13. Click here for more info

Children under 2 years of age – no ride access

Click here to purchase tickets.

Meet The Staff

Meet The Staff

Position Name Phone E-Mail
Marketing/Advertising Daniel Marsh (910) 438-4121 [email protected]
Fair Manager Tony Williams (910) 438-4107 [email protected]  
Agriculture Extension Director Lisa Childers (910) 321-6880 [email protected]
4-H Jessica Drake  (910) 321-6867  [email protected]
Livestock Shows Liz Lahti (910) 321-6862 [email protected]
Entertainment Stage Greg Adair (910) 797-7140 [email protected]
Fair Queen Pageants Pat Frazee (910) 491-3241 [email protected]