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Drexel Community Fair

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 6:00pm

Drexel Community Fairgrounds
702 Park Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655

The Drexel Community Fair is one of only two North Carolina Agriculture Fairs with Free admission and the only one with all aspects of an agricultural fair.

The fair has won many awards at the North Carolina Agriculture Fair Association conference throughout the years. They have included awards for growth, cleanliness, and safety.

The Fair has also won many awards for the ‘Goodness Grows” / “Got To Be NC Agriculture” booth displays that are arranged by members each year, promoting North Carolina Agriculture.


B & K Carnival provide the rides and attractions for the Drexel Fair and Spring Carnival.

There is a selection of rides for all ages, from the youngest visitors through to the most demandin thrillseekers! And don't forget to print out your discount coupon, taking $2 off your wristband price!


6:30pm-9:30pm Swamp Water

Swamp Water is a three piece band out of Caldwell County with may years of music under its belt. Lots of Folk Music, some Bluegrass, Country, Blues, and Southern Rock, all laced with fun and laughter. There is something for everyone. The members are: Mitchell Clark, guitar and vocals. Masten Cloer, bass guitar and vocals. Justin Clyde Williams, 5 time Afghanistan veteran, is the group's guitar gunslinger.

Ticket Information:
Entrance to the Fair is Free!
$15.00 armbands will be sold nightly for unlimited riding.
Family Pack of 24 tickets for $20.00
Single tickets can be purchased for $1.00 each

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