Cumberland County Fair

The Cumberland County Fair will return to the Crown Complex from September 2-11, 2022! With so much in store we cannot wait to get the fun started. 

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, and animals; and to encourage an environment of friendly competition for all ages.

Inside Exhibitor Application

Looking to be an indoor vendor at the 2022 Cumberland County Fair? Click below to fill out your application and submit to by July 31, 2022.

Indoor Vendor Application

Outside Food Exhibitor Application

Looking to be an outdoor food vendor at the 2022 Cumberland County Fair? Click below to fill out your application and submit to by August 15, 2022.

Outdoor Food Vendor Application

2022 Schedule

Friday, September 2 
Opening at 5 PM

Free admission for Health Care Professionals with valid ID 

Saturday, September 3
Opening at 1 PM

Sunday, September 4

Opening at 1 PM

Faith and Family Day Sponsored by Manna Church 

Monday-Thursday, September 5-9
Opening at 1 PM Monday

Opening at 5 PM Tuesday - Thursday

Friday, September 9
Free Admission for School Personnel with valid ID Sponsored by FTCC 

Opening at 5 PM

Saturday, September 10
Cumberland County Fair Step Show & Dance Showcase 2022

Opening at 1 PM

Sunday, September 11
A Day of Giving Sponsored by Food Lion & PWC and Benefitting Second Harvest Food Bank of Southeast NC 

Free admission for Military and First Responders with valid ID 

Opening at 1 PM

2022 Sponsors

THANK YOU to our 2022 fair sponsors: 

  • Adams Beverages
  • Beasley Broadcast Group
  • CityView Magazine 
  • Cumulus Media 
  • Farm Bureau North Carolina 
  • Food Lion
  • FTCC 
  • Lumbee River EMC
  • Manna Church 
  • Pepi
  • Powers Swain
  • PWC
  • Warrior Bridge: A ServiceSource Program
  • WIDU 1600 AM/99.7 FM 
  • Woods Plumbing 
  • Up and Coming Weekly 
  • Zaxby's 

If you're interested in being a fair sponsor, opportunities are still available! Please contact our Corporate Sales Manager, Tim Hinton, at 910-438-4122. 

2022 Entertainment Stage Schedule



FRIDAY - 9/2                7-10PM – REFLECTIONS II (Variety)

SATURDAY - 9/3          2-5:30PM – HEATERZ (Blues)

                                     6:30-10PM – BOBBY GILSTRAP & FRIENDS (Southern Rock/                                           Classic Rock/ Country)

SUNDAY - 9/4              2-3PM – BORN AGAIN BAND (Gospel)

                                     3:30-4:30PM – NEW DIRECTION (Gospel)

                                     5-6PM – DIPSY D (Gospel)

                                     6:30-7:30PM – NIKKI GIOVANNI WORSHIP (Gospel)

MONDAY - 9/5             7-10PM – ROBBIE REID BAND (Blues/ Rock)

TUESDAY - 9/6            7-10PM – AUTUMN TYDE (Variety)

WEDNESDAY - 9/7      7-10PM – SPANK (Rock/ R&B)

THURSDAY - 9/8         7-10PM – THIRD CRUSH (Southern Rock/ Country)

FRIDAY - 9/9                7-10PM – DALTON DAVIS BAND (Country)

SATURDAY - 9/10        2-5:30PM – CHRIS NELSON BAND (Country)

                                     6:30-10PM – SCROGGINS BAND (90’s Rock)

SUNDAY - 9/11             2-3PM – MICHAEL DAUGHTRY BAND (Gospel)

                                     3:30-4:30PM – DESTINY NOW (Gospel)

                                     5-6PM – CAROLINA TRADITION (Gospel)

                                     6:30-7:30PM – TRAVLIN’ LITE (Gospel)

2022 Fair Book

For more information about the 2022 Cumberland County Fair, check out this year's fair book: 2022 Fair Book.pdf

Purchase Your Tickets

Click here to get your tickets now:

Cumberland County Fair Pageant

The Cumberland County Fair Pageant will be held on September 3, 2022

There are shows for everyone from birth to 60+! 

Applications are due by August 23, 2022

To apply or for more information visit:

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.

Meet The Staff

Meet The Staff

Position Name Phone E-Mail
Fair Manager Tony Williams (910) 438-4107 
Marketing/Advertising Maddy Eversole (910) 438-4117
Agriculture Extension Director Lisa Childers (910) 321-6880
4-H Jessica Drake  (910) 321-6867
Livestock Shows Liz Lahti (910) 321-6862
Entertainment Stage Greg Adair (910) 797-7140
Fair Queen Pageants Donna Meixsell (910) 850-6807

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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The Crown Complex would like to invite members of the community, local media, and local officials from the entire Cumberland County area to attend the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony that kicks off the beginning of the Cumberland County Fair! The ribbon cutting will take place just before the fair opens on Friday, September 2 at 4:45 PM.