Cycle Circus

Cycle Circus Live

Grand Stand Act! Watch the largest FMX freestyle show. It combines top action sports athletes, and crazy antics of the world-famous Johnny Rockett. Get ready to be amazed!



This interactive experience which features “The Dragon Tamer” is ready to help you get that perfect picture with a friendly dragon!

Pirates of the Columbia Caribbean

The Pirates of the Colombian Caribbean

The Pirates of the Colombian Caribbean act incorporates high wire and the wheel of destiny, 30 feet high atop of a pirate ship.

John Norris

John Norris

John Norris will be joining us this year to show off his musical talents with songs from his debut album including “Thank God She Did” and so much more!

Carolina Helicopter

Carolina Helicopter Tours

Carolina Helicopter Tour rides

$30 per person – approx. 3 miles
$50 per person – approx. 7 miles

*Subject to change per weather conditions


The Little Roy & Lizzy Show

ONE DAY ONLY – Monday, September 4th!

The Little Roy and Lizzy Show are a bluegrass-gospel troupe led by Dove Award-winning multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Elizabeth Long and veteran picker/all-around entertainer Little Roy Lewis.

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

Camel & Pony Rides

Buffao Beals will be offering Camel & Pony Rides! Camel Rides – $10 each, Pony Rides – $7 each

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.