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Everything to know about this year’s Cumming Country Fair & Festival

Justine Lookenott

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The Cumming Country Fair & Festival at the Cumming Fairgrounds will be held October 6 through 16(Image by Cumming Fairgrounds Facebook Page)

(Forsyth County, GA) Racing pigs, lifesize transforming vehicles and a human cannonball are just some of the attractions that will be at this year’s “Fair Nights under Midway Lights” Cumming Country Fair & Festival at the Cumming Fairgrounds happening October 6 through 16.

All the details on this year’s fair are provided below:

Dates and times

The fair will be held from Thursday, October 6 through Sunday, October 16 at the following times:

  • Monday through Thursday: 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Friday: 4 p.m. - 12 a.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. - 12 a.m.
  • Sunday: 12:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Admission and ride tickets

  • Admission: ages 10 and under are free
  • Admission: ages 11 and up are $10

There are several admission ticket specials to the fair depending on the day, which can be found here.

Cash and credit cards are accepted and ATMs are available at the fairgrounds.

There is no re-entry to the fair.

Ride ticket prices vary day to day. Opening day includes a $20 special to cover all the rides for the whole day.

Click here for ride specials.

Daily attractions

Regular attendees of the fair may recognize several of the daily attractions such as the North Georgia Petting Zoo, Robocars Entertainment (lifesize transforming vehicles) and the House of Four Scythes Haunted House (which has a separate admission ticket fee of $20).

But several new attractions will be making a debut this year, including the racing pigs from Rosaire’s Royal Racers and the human cannonball David “The Bullet” Smith. The pups from the Puppy Pal Show, who are all adopted or rescued, will also be performing stunts.

For a full list of daily attractions, click here.

The Miss Cumming Fair Pageant will also be taking place on Saturday, October 8 throughout the day.

Click here for pageant details.

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The House of Four Scythes Haunted House is one of the daily attractions at the Cumming Country Fair & Festival(Image by Cumming Fairgrounds Facebook Page)

Concerts

On select nights, fairgoers can head to the arena for concerts with Country music artists.

Below are the performers taking the stage at the fair:

  • Sawyer Brown: Friday, October 7 at 8 p.m.
  • Tyler Farr: Tuesday, October 11 at 8 p.m.
  • Joe Nichols: Thursday, October 13 at 8 p.m.
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Admission tickets to the Cumming Country Fair & Festival are $10 for those aged 11 and up(Image by Cumming Fairgrounds Facebook Page)

Other fair facts

As always, classic fair food like turkey legs and funnel cakes can be found throughout the fairgrounds.

No pets, alcohol or coolers are allowed at the fair.

For more information on the Cumming Country Fair & Festival, click here.

If you have a news tip in Forsyth County, contact Justine Lookenott at justine.lookenott@newsbreak.com.

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I cover local news in Forsyth County, GA. My debut into the writing world began at the age of 10 when I won an essay contest in Around Acworth Magazine in which I wrote about spending the summer with my pet goat, Eclair. Since graduating from Kennesaw State University, I have been published in several newspapers and magazines in the Atlanta area including The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Atlanta School Guide, What Now Atlanta, Newcomer Magazine, the Marietta Daily Journal and the Cherokee Tribune.

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