Another sign that summer is fading is that you can soon buy tickets for a fall tradition in the Tarheel State. Tickets for the North Carolina State Fair go on sale Tuesday.
Starting at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, you can buy state fair tickets for admission and rides for a discount. If you buy early online, you'll save 2 dollars on adult admission and 8 dollars for a ride sheet. The State Fair is October 12 - 21 at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh.
Also on sale Sept. 4 at 8 a.m. are tickets for Dorton Arena and Grandstand shows. Tickets for entertainment acts MercyMe, Paula Deen, Sara Evans, Anthony Hamilton, Ruben Studdard, Steven Curtis Chapman, Josh Turner, Daughtry with Day of Fire, Kellie Pickler and Trace Adkins can only be purchased at the State Fair Web site. Fairgoers will be able to buy tickets at the North Dorton Box Office during the Fair for any concerts that do not sell out beforehand. Tractor pull and Demolition Derby tickets can also be purchased in advance on the Web.
Click here to connect to the State Fair website.