Fairground Events

The fairgrounds host several events throughout the year. Events include a weekly farmers market, dog shows, antique and car shows, motorcycle shows, model railroad shows, clothing and jewelry shows, gun and weapon collectors shows, and more. Rent out the Exhibit Hall for your event!

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ONGOING EVENTS

Thursdays

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5:00am – 2:00pm

Parking Lot

Farmers Market

Find fresh produce, artisanal food, and collectibles vendors at the year-round at the Farmers Market.

SCHEDULED EVENTS

Saturday, April 16, 2022

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9:00am – 5:00Pm

Fairgrounds

4th Annual Car & Truck Show

General Admission: $5.00
Children 12 & Under: FREE

Everyone welcome!

Hot Rods, Street Rods, Muscle Cars, Street Machines, Antiques, Originals, Pro Street, 4 x 4 Mini Trucks, Full Size Trucks, Motorcycles & Rat Rods

Rain Date: April 23rd

4th Annual Car & Truck Show

Friday, May 20, 2022

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8:00am – Until

Fairgrounds

19th Annual Antique Power Show

Veterans – Free Admission
Admission – $5.00 (includes show)
Children 12 & Under – Free

Food Vendors on Site. Free Parking.
6pm – Carolina Garden Tractor Pull

Engines, Tractors, Garden Tractors, Trucks, Cars, Motorcycles, Antique Vendors, Crafts, Pedal Pull, Food, Drinks, Event T-Shirts, General Store, Sawmill, Blacksmith Shop, Grist Mill, Shingle Mill, Miniature Hay Baler, Thresher, Civil War Reenactment, 120 HP Fairbanks Morse Diesel Engine, Patton Bros. Oil Field Engine and More!

Saturday, May 21, 2022

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7:00am – Until

Fairgrounds

19th Annual Antique Power Show

Veterans – Free Admission
Admission – $5.00 (includes shows)
Children 12 & Under – Free

Food Vendors on Site. Free Parking.
9am – Opening Ceremony
10am – Children Pedal Pull
11am – Parade of Power
4pm – Tractor Pull
*Demonstrations Throughout the day

Sunday – 9:30AM Church Service

Engines, Tractors, Garden Tractors, Trucks, Cars, Motorcycles, Antique Vendors, Crafts, Pedal Pull, Food, Drinks, Event T-Shirts, General Store, Sawmill, Blacksmith Shop, Grist Mill, Shingle Mill, Miniature Hay Baler, Thresher, Civil War Reenactment, 120 HP Fairbanks Morse Diesel Engine, Patton Bros. Oil Field Engine and More!

19th Annual Antique Power Show

Saturday, July 2, 2022

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12:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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To Be Determined

Wednesday, August 31 – Monday, September 5, 2022

Fairgrounds

Hickory Fair 2022

This is our 109th Annual Hickory Fair as we serve you fun and family entertainment. The 2022 fair runs for six days, beginning on Wednesday, August 31st and ends on Labor Day, September 5th.

Attractions are midway rides, local agricultural products and livestock exhibits, live music, and entertainment.

More information

Friday, October 21, 2022

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8:00am

Fairgrounds

Fall Show & SWAP Meet

Admission: $5.00
Children 12 & Under: FREE
(Includes Spectators, Exhibitors and Vendors)
Food Vendors on Site. Free Parking.

Buy, Sell, Trade
Engines, Tractors, Trucks, Cars, Motorcycles, Antique Vendors, Food, Drinks and More!

Saturday, October 22, 2022

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7:00am

Fairgrounds

Fall Show & SWAP Meet

Admission: $5.00
Children 12 & Under: FREE
(Includes Spectators, Exhibitors and Vendors)
Food Vendors on Site. Free Parking.

Buy, Sell, Trade
Engines, Tractors, Trucks, Cars, Motorcycles, Antique Vendors, Food, Drinks and More!

Saturday, October 22, 2022

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6:00pm

Fairgrounds

Fall Truck & Tractor Pull

Admission: $15.00 (Includes shows)
Children 6-12: $5.00
Children 5  & Under: FREE
Food Vendors on Site. Free Parking.

Classes:
Light Pro Stock Tractors, Hot Farm Tractors, Pro Stock 4×4 Trucks, Pro Modified 4×4 Trucks, Pro Street Diesel Trucks, Super Modified 2wd Trucks
Carolina Outlaw Pulling Series:
Classic Modified Tractors, Small Block Gas 4×4 Trucks, Street Stock Gas Trucks, Work Stock Diesel Trucks

ADDRESS

PO BOX 1844, HICKORY, NC 28603

PHONE NUMBER

(828) 464-5433

“So don’t miss out on this year’s fair, where there is Food, Family, and Fun.” – Gary Price, President