Get ready for 11 big days of fun and excitement at the annual Pensacola Interstate Fair! Opening on Thursday, October 20th and running through Sunday, October 30th, you’ll find rides, activities, and entertainment for the whole family. Hours of operation vary each day with rides and exhibits typically opening at 4:00 pm on week days and 11:00 am on weekends. General admission tickets are $12 for ages 12 and up, $6 for children 4 through 11 and free for kids 3 and under or you can get half price admission tickets at local Walgreens stores while they last. Ride tickets can be purchased at ticket booths or you can buy wristbands for unlimited rides for $20 Monday through Thursday and $25 Friday through Sunday. You can get $5 off wristband prices if you purchase them at Walgreens and there are daily specials for seniors, Cox customers and other great daily deals.
All entertainment is free with the purchase of an admission ticket and seating is first come, first served so arrive early to get the best seats. There’s a great lineup of entertainers this year for you to come out and enjoy:
Cat Country 98.7 “BIG Lip Sync Final Battle” – Thursday, October 20, 7:00 pm
Little River Band – Friday, October 21, 7:30 pm
Bret Michaels – Saturday, October 22, 7:00 pm
Scooby-Doo & Shaggy Meet-N-Greet w/ Photos – Monday, October 24, 4:30-6:00 pm & 7:00-8:30 pm
White Tie Rock Ensemble Presents A Tribute To Styx & Journey – Tuesday, October 25, 7:00 pm
The Last Bandoleros – Wednesday, October 26, 8:00 pm
Jay White: Neil Diamond’s Favorite Tribute – Thursday, October 27, 3:30 & 7:00 pm
Smash Mouth – Friday, October 28, 7:30 pm
Eric Paslay – Saturday, October 29, 7:00 pm
The first annual Miss Pensacola Interstate Fair Beauty Pageant will be held on October 23rd, there is a terrific free AG-Venture “hands-on” educational program designed to teach young people the importance of agriculture and where the food comes from, you’ll find lots of great exhibits and of course tons of yummy fair food at the Pensacola Interstate Fair!