Press release from the North Carolina State Fair:
Tickets for State Fair concerts go on sale this week, with tickets for Scotty McCreery’s two concerts and Florida Georgia Line expected to be highly sought after. In addition to concert tickets, discounted admission and ride tickets will also go on sale at 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 1, at www.ncstatefair.org.
Advance admission tickets are $7 for adults and $3 for children. These prices reflect a savings of $2 per adult gate admission ticket and $1 per child’s gate admission. Adult admission tickets for groups of 40 or more are $5. For the first time, the fair is offering a group discount on children’s tickets as well. The child group ticket will sell for $2, for groups of 40 or more.
Children 5 and under and adults 65 and over get in free.
An 18-ticket ride sheet is $10 in advance, saving fairgoers $8 off the regular price.
Fairgoers can also take advantage of the Early Bird Special during the month of August. Ticket buyers can earn up to three free adult admission tickets based on the total purchase amount in a single order before convenience fees. Spending between $60 and $120 earns one free ticket. Purchases of $120.01 to $220 will earn fairgoers two free tickets, and purchases of more than $220 earn three free tickets.
Online admission, ride, grandstand and Dorton Arena concert tickets apply toward the purchase total and orders must be completed before 11:59 p.m. on Aug. 31.
The 2013 N.C. State Fair will be held Oct. 17-27 at the State Fairgrounds.Â Go to www.ncstatefair.org for more information.