Gwinnett County Fair 2017: Tickets, schedule and what you need to know

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Gwinnett County Fair 2017: Tickets, schedule and what you need to know

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The Gwinnett County Fair is back.

The Gwinnett County Fair is back.

The fair opens its gates to the public from Sept. 14-24, with all the food, rides and livestock shows you could dream of.

The exhibit hall is open from 5-10 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturdays and 1-9 p.m. Sundays. The carnival is open from 5-11 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m.-midnight Saturdays and 1-10 p.m. Sundays. The fairgrounds are located at 2405 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Lawrenceville.

Admission to the fair is $10 for guests aged 12 through 64, $5 for seniors (age 65 and up), $5 for children aged 6 through 11 and free for kids under 6, as long as they’re with a paying adult. Admission is cash only, and parking is free. 

There is the option to buy unlimited ride passes each day of the fair. The passes are $20 on weekdays and $25 on Saturdays and Sundays. On opening day (Sept. 14) and Sept. 19-21, you can get an unlimited ride pass for $18 if you bring a non-perishable food item to donate.  Ride passes and tickets can be purchased with cash or credit cards.

The fair is packed with events, including pageants for a wide range of age groups, concerts and a “circus thrill show.” See the whole schedule below:

Thursday, Sept. 14

6 p.m.: Santa Gertrudis Show

6:30 p.m.: Gwinnett Baby Miss Pageant (0-18 months)

7:30 p.m.: Gwinnett Young Junior Miss Pageant (9 and 10 years)

6 p.m. and 8 p.m.: The Lucky Show

6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.: Flores Circus Thrill Show

7 p.m. and 9 p.m.: XPOGO Stunt Team 

Friday, Sept. 15

5 p.m.: Combined Showmanship, Market Lamb Show, Breeding Ewe Show

7 p.m.: Gwinnett Toddler Miss Pageant (19 to 35 months)

8 p.m.: Gwinnett Young Miss Pageant (11 and 12 years)

6 p.m. and 8 p.m.: The Lucky Show

6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.: Flores Circus Thrill Show

7 p.m. and 9 p.m.: XPOGO Stunt Team

Saturday, Sept. 16

11 a.m.: Wool Judging

11:30 a.m.: Meat Goat Show

4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.: The Lucky Show

4:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.: Flores Circus Thrill Show

5 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.: XPOGO Stunt Team

8 p.m.: Miss Gwinnett County Pageant 

Sunday, Sept. 17

11:30 a.m.: Fleckvieh Show followed by Combined Breed Showmanship, followed by Simmental Show, followed by Simmental Percentage Show

1 p.m.: Gwinnett Wee Miss Pageant (3 and 4 years)

2 p.m.: Gwinnett Tiny Miss Pageant ( 5 and 6 years)

3 p.m.: Gwinnett Little Miss Pageant (7 and 8 years)

4 p.m.: Gwinnett Junior Miss Pageant ( 13 and 14 years)

5 p.m.: Gwinnett Queens Finals Peoples Choice

5:15 p.m.: Gwinnett Teen Miss Pageant (15 to 17 years)

4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.: The Lucky Show

4:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.: Flores Circus Thrill Show

5 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.: XPOGO Stunt Team

Monday, Sept. 18

5 p.m.: Hereford Show, Combined Breed Showmanship, Angus Show

6 p.m. and 8 p.m.: The Lucky Show

6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.: Flores Circus Thrill Show

7 p.m. and 9 p.m.: XPOGO Stunt Team 

7:30 p.m.: Jimmy Fortune concert

Tuesday, Sept. 19

7:30 p.m.: Sylvia concert

6 p.m. and 8 p.m.: The Lucky Show

6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.: Flores Circus Thrill Show

7 p.m. and 9 p.m.: XPOGO Stunt Team 

Wednesday, Sept. 20

5 p.m.: Open sheep show

7:30 p.m.: T. Graham Brown concert

6 p.m. and 8 p.m.: The Lucky Show

6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.: Flores Circus Thrill Show

7 p.m. and 9 p.m.: XPOGO Stunt Team 

Thursday, Sept. 21

5:30 p.m.: Charolais Show, Red Angus Show, Chi-Influence Show, Other Registered Breed Show, Combined Breed Showmanship, Gelbvieh Show, Shorthorn Show

7:30 p.m.: Country River Band concert

6 p.m. and 8 p.m.: The Lucky Show

6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.: Flores Circus Thrill Show

7 p.m. and 9 p.m.: XPOGO Stunt Team 

Friday, Sept. 22

5 p.m.: Commercial Heifer Show, Combined Breed Showmanship Show, Steer Show

7:30 p.m.: Leipers Fork Bluegrass concert

6 p.m. and 8 p.m.: The Lucky Show

6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.: Flores Circus Thrill Show

7 p.m. and 9 p.m.: XPOGO Stunt Team 

Saturday, Sept. 23

1 p.m.: Dairy Heifer Show

2 p.m.: Fused Dance Center

4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.: The Lucky Show

4:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.: Flores Circus Thrill Show

5 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.: XPOGO Stunt Team

Sunday, Sept. 24

8 a.m.: Sunday School (In the barn)

9 a.m.: Swine Show Small Arena

10 a.m.: Dairy Goat Show Large Arena

4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.: The Lucky Show

4:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.: Flores Circus Thrill Show

5 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.: XPOGO Stunt Team

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