Hickory Fair Renee Riddle & The Ramblers

Renee Riddle & The Ramblers

The Strolling Music Band, “Renee Riddle & The Ramblers,” are back this year! They take music playing to a whole new level!

Bears of Bearadise Ranch

Bears of Bearadise Ranch

These big, beautiful Bruins, in loving human care, are ambassadors for their species, promoting awareness for habitat preservation & conservation for all bear species. You will enjoy the natural beauty, and sometimes comical antics of these majestic creatures!

High Flying Pages

The High-Flying Pages Thrill Show!

Of course, then we have the entertainment! Something new this year as Our Grandstand Act,The High-Flying Pages Thrill Show!” Excitement soaring high above your head and at blurring speeds right before your eyes!

Carolina Helicopter

Carolina Helicopter

We are happy to announce that Carolina Helicopter rides will be $25 again this year!

Hickory Fair Hogway Speedway


 Dennis Cook will be bringing back the amazing racing pigs, goats, & ducks!

Hickory Fair Midway Rides

James H. Drew Exposition

We are excited that James H. Drew Exposition will bringing their amazing rides back to the fair this year!

Hickory Fair Midway Rides

Nature's Wonderland Carvings

James Miller will be doing live demonstrations of chainsaw carving on Sept. 4th, 5th, and 6th!

Livestock Barn

Check out the LIVESTOCK BARN area. Take the children to see the cows, goats, sheep, and hogs! You must leave strollers, bottles, and pacifiers outside of the barn per NC Health Association.


Lew-E’s Comedy Circus is a high-energy comedy magic and juggling show!

Craft Barn

Be sure to walk through the CRAFT BARN. Check out the JUNIORS DEPARTMENT that groups the items that anyone 15 years and younger may enter. Area includes baked goods, sewing, agriculture, etc.